Sony Pictures TV secures carriage on Indonesia’s IPTV platform Groovia

MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia, has debuted ‘One’ in Indonesia via the market’s first Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) platform, Groovia, by TelkomVision.Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia, has debuted ‘One’ in Indonesia via the market’s first Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) platform, Groovia, by TelkomVision.
Also launching on the maiden IPTV service are the company’s Sony Entertainment Television, AXN and AXN Beyond channels.

Sony Entertainment Television is a new addition, while AXN and AXN Beyond expand on their existing carriage on TelkomVision’s cable and satellite pay-TV platforms. 
‘One’ debuts in Indonesia following launches in Malaysia, Singapore and Cambodia. One offers viewers in Indonesia some of the latest Korean drama series, with selected titles premiering three to five weeks after their debut broadcasts in South Korea.
In addition, the channel serves up the hippest K-pop variety and music programmes to entertain audiences. ‘One’ is the exclusive destination of programmes produced by South Korean content supplier and broadcaster SBS through an output deal.

Also fresh for TelkomVision customers is Sony Entertainment
Television, the female-skewing English network serving up ‘wickedly juicy TV’. The channel’s line-up includes first-run US hit drama, reality and variety shows in the genres of fashion, lifestyle, design, food, romance and celebrity gossip.

Already on TelkomVision’s cable and satellite TV service, AXN and AXN Beyond channels have also become available on Groovia. The heart of action and adventure, AXN is the region’s leading English general entertainment channel offering hit drama series, movies, and reality shows along with AXN original productions.

AXN Beyond offers content ranging from fantasy, comedy, suspense, romance, science fiction, drama to reality. In addition to first-run American shows, viewers can enjoy British programmes on the network.

Sony Pictures Television senior VP, GM Networks, Asia Ricky Ow said, “The debut of IPTV in the fast growing Indonesian pay-TV market is a milestone and we are proud to be providing some of the first channels on the new platform. The emergence of new pay-TV offerings will expand the audience and that bodes well for the industry. We expect Groovia to take off well and are confident our channels will be a draw to subscribers. We look forward to furthering our excellent relationship with TelkomVision to greater success”.

TelkomVision is the only operator with cable, satellite and IPTV pay-TV services in Indonesia that Sony Pictures Television’s networks, in Asia have carriage agreements with, and its cable and satellite services are available to some 250,000 subscribers across the country.

Latest Reads
India, China to propel APAC, beat CAS Europe market share

APAC is expected to overtake the market share of Europe in future due to an increasing demand for digital TV set-up boxes in countries such as China and India. North America and Europe dominated the global CAS market in 2015. APAC region is estimated to mark a growth rate of 12.0 per cent CAGR...

Technology Hardware Set-top Boxes
India lucrative market for 4K UHD STBs: Grand View Research

Here’s a view on the demand for 4K or ultra high definition (UHD) set-top boxes (STBs) in India.

Technology Hardware Set-top Boxes
Infor appoints Dass as south Asian subcontinent V-P

Infor, a leading provider of business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, has appointed Ashish Dass as the vice president and managing director for the south Asian subcontinent. Infor software helps eliminate the need for costly customization through embedded deep...

Technology Software Applications
Siti & DishTV opt for Conax conditional access

The Essel group has been using Conax’s tech for sometime now for its Siti Network (earlier known as Siti Cable). Now the group has extended that partnership for another product for both Siti Network and DTH operator Dish TV India. This time it is for the cardless set top boxes that the two are...

Technology Hardware Set-top Boxes
Imagine Communications extends functionality of Selenio One unified transcoding platform to OTT

MUMBAI: Imagine Communications, empowering the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation, today introduced a high-density adaptive bitrate (ABR) transcoding product built on Selenio One™, the company’s software-defined linear transcoding platform. Selenio One is designed...

Technology Hardware Components
DJI Makes Your Smartphone Smarter with the New Osmo Mobile

DJI, the world leader in creative camera technology, Thursday launched the Osmo Mobile, an extension for smartphones that turns them into intelligent, precision camera systems.

Technology Hardware Components
Prime Focus Tech gets funding from PE firm Ambit Pragma

MUMBAI: Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) – the technology offshoot of media services company Prime Focus - informed the Bombay stock exchange today that it had received its first round of funding from growth capital private equity fund Ambit Pragma.

Technology Software Applications
Three new products developed by C-DOT launched on its Foundation Day

Communications Minister Manoj Sinha today expressed the hope that 100,000 Gram Panchayats (GPs) will be connected through Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) by March next to set up a network infrastructure to serve the rural masses.

Technology Hardware Distribution
Genpact and BITS partner to build talent in the field of analytics

Genpact (NYSE: G), a global leader in digitally-powered business process management and services, today announced a partnership with premier technical education university Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) for offering training programs in the field of analytics.

Technology Software Middleware

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories