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Hooq appoints OTT veteran for Singapore business

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MUMBAI: Soon after its successful launch in Singapore on 24 November with a catalogue of 20,000 shows and movies, video on demand streaming service Hooq is completely focused on strengthening its footprints. It has appointed a country manager for Singapore, OTT industry veteran Michael D?Oliveiro.

D?Oliveiro will be responsible for managing the market and will focus on expansion through customer acquisition, retention, and key partnerships.

Hooq CEO Peter Bithos is delighted about the new appointment and strongly believes that D?Oliveiro, with over 18 years of diverse experience in the broadcast and telecommunications industry, will uncover new business opportunities in Singapore.

Singapore-born D?Oliveiro developed, launched and managed Telstra?s first business-to-business portfolio of online video products for use outside of Australia. He held global profit-and-loss responsibilities working with customers from the UK to Australia and Singapore.

D?Oliveiro was also a part of the core consumer product management team at Malaysian pay-TV company Astro, where he helped develop and manage its early OTT products.

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