Life360 got an unexpected post-Christmas gift this year. In January, downloads of its app began skyrocketing in Asia, Europe and South America, even though its designed solely for U.S. use.
Viki secured a bunch of new content for its global TV platform, including Japanese TV shows that have never been available in other countries.
A majority of Chinese internet users say they pay for digital content. That finding is likely a demographic quirk — but may nevertheless mean a welcome market opportunity for vendors.
Using Cisco gear, PT Telkom will build an offload network in schools, malls, hotels and hotspot clusters to ease the mobile data burden on its cellular networks. 100,000 node is huge, but it’s the second network of its size in Asia.
In an Asian video market that’s growing fast and dominated by Vietnam, online software vendor Kaltura will open up efforts with a $25 million investment.
Months after China’s largest online video site was formed through merger, Tencent claims its own video site has already overtaken its rival thanks to its incredible diversified digital service scale.
Don’t call it ‘China’s Netflix’, but, fresh from its cost-saving merger, Asian video leader Tudou Youku now has agreements with all Hollywood majors to show their movies to its two million paying online video customers.
Asia is a tough market for Western companies, which is why Netflix is considering to partner with a local player as it looks for further international expansion options. The revelation was made during Tuesday’s Q3 earnings call, which had a somewhat sobering tone.
While Yahoo pulls out of South Korea citing “challenging” conditions, Google is seeing strong mobile revenue growth. What is the difference leading to contrasting fortunes?
US politicians want to outlaw Chinese mobile phones – but China’s state news agency is happy to use an American technology vendor to power its mobile advertising ambitions.