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

Viu collaborates with Discovery to bring top-notch factual and lifestyle entertainment content to digital audience in Southeast Asia. Introducing Asian Food Network to Viu’s platform of more than 36M highly-engaged monthly active users.
Viu, a leading pan-regional OTT video service from PCCW Media Group with more than 36 million monthly active users (MAU), today announced a significant content collaboration deal with Discovery Networks Asia Pacific, bringing Discovery‘s real life entertainment to the rapidly expanding digital audiences in Southeast Asia via Viu.
02/12/2019
MEASAT Wins “APSCC 2019 Young Talent Award” Twice In A Row
MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) celebrates a back-to-back win as it announced today that Vinothan Nadarajah, MEASAT’s Assistant Manager, Business Development and Strategic Planning was selected as the winner of the 2019 Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (“APSCC”) Young Talent Award. This is the second year in a row that MEASAT was recognized in developing some of the brightest talent for the development of future technology leaders.
02/12/2019
The Satellite Industry Welcomes WRC-19 Decisions
The Global Satellite Coalition (GSC) welcomes the decisions taken at the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19), Sharm-el-Sheikh, which allow satellite services to continue to bridge digital, education, health and social divides and connect more and more citizens around the world.
26/11/2019
Announcement – AVIA Welcomes new Board Members
AVIA is pleased to welcome three members who will join the Board from 7 November 2019. They are AGNES ROZARIO, Director, Content, Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd, ANNA PAK BURDIN, Vice President and General Manager, Southeast Asia, Discovery Networks Asia Pacific, and CLÉMENT SCHWEBIG, Managing Director, WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks, Southeast Asia, Pacific and China. Board members who are re-elected for another term are DESMOND S.H. CHAN, Deputy General Manager (Legal & International Operations), Television Broadcasts Limited, General Manager, TVBI Company Limited and AMIT MALHOTRA, Regional Lead, Emerging Markets & Content Sales and Distribution, The Walt Disney Company South APAC & Middle East. Stepping down at the end of November will be RICKY OW, President, Turner, Asia Pacific. We would like to thank Ricky for his support, commitment and contributions to AVIA.
11/11/2019
Piracy, regulatory regimes and the evolution of business models dominate the agenda for the Asian video industry.
The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) welcomed over 500 senior video executives to the Asia Video Summit, held at the Ritz Carlton, Millenia, Singapore from 4 – 6 November. The summit continued to address the State of the Video Industry focusing on five key themes – business models, advertising, human capital, news and policy, some of the most pressing issues the industry faces today.
08/11/2019
NBCU signs ASEAN OCC Content Code at the Asia Video Summit 2019
The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) today announces that NBCUniversal have signed the ASEAN Subscription Video-on-Demand Industry Content Code, joining other industry players including ASTRO, dimsum, DOONEE, HOOQ, iflix, iWant, Netflix, tonton and TVB.
07/11/2019
Singapore court hands down a jail sentence and SG$166,200 fine to retailer of illicit streaming devices in landmark copyright case.
In a landmark court case brought by the Premier League, Singtel, StarHub and Fox Networks Group, a Singapore retail outlet Synnex Trading and its Director Mr. Jia Xiaofeng were found guilty of four criminal charges of copyright infringement and ordered to pay a SG$160,800 fine. Mr. Jia Xiaofeng was also sentenced to a three months jail term and a SG$5,400 fine. Synnex Trading operated a retail outlet in Geylang Road which sold illicit streaming devices (ISDs) preloaded with applications which provided access to thousands of unauthorised TV channels and video-on-demand content including live sports.
30/10/2019