The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) is THE trade association for the video industry and ecosystem in Asia Pacific. It serves to make the video industry stronger and healthier through promoting the common interests of its members. Understanding global trends in media, AVIA is focused specifically on addressing issues in the video markets of Asia.

Policy

We speak on behalf of professional video and those who help consumers access it

Piracy

We provide full-time anti-piracy enforcement activities

Insight

We publish reports and produce events on issues and for markets that are key to the industry

Latest News

Viacom International Media Networks to partner with Alibaba Group’s Youku for animated series, Little Luban
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), today announced a collaboration with Youku, the video streaming platform of Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA), to develop and produce an original animated series with the working title Little Luban. A Memorandum of Understanding for a multi-year content development and distribution partnership between the two companies was signed today at MIPCOM in Cannes.
15/10/2019
BBC Studios renews distribution deal with MEASAT in partnership with Globecast
MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd., (MEASAT), in partnership with Globecast, has announced today that BBC Studios, the commercial arm of the BBC, has renewed its agreement to distribute its BBC channels across Asia via the MEASAT-3 satellite.
15/10/2019
(WorldScreen) Event Preview: Asia Video Summit
Louis Boswell, the CEO of the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA), offers up a look at the highlights for the Asia Video Summit (AVS), which is relocating to Singapore for this year’s edition. AVIA’s flagship annual conference is moving from Hong Kong to Singapore’s Ritz Carlton Millenia for the 2019 edition from November 4 to 6.
26/09/2019
4KUniverse Expands across Asia-Pacific via AsiaSat 9
The new 4K HDR TV channel, 4KUniverse, and Asia’s leading satellite operator, AsiaSat, have entered into a multi-year agreement for the distribution of a 24-hour feed via AsiaSat 9 across the Asia-Pacific.
13/09/2019
Surge in use of Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs) amongst online Filipino consumers
A new study of the content viewing behavior of Filipino consumers, revealed that 34% of consumers use a TV box which can be used to stream pirated television and video content. These TV boxes, also known as Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs), allow users to access hundreds of pirated television channels and video-on-demand content, usually with a low annual subscription fee. TV boxes often come pre-loaded with illegal applications allowing ‘plug-and-play’ access to pirated content.
11/09/2019