Our Patron members are made up of companies who want to take a leadership role within the broader video industry in Asia.
AsiaSat offers reliable satellite connectivity and media solutions to clients in the broadcast and telecom sectors with groundbreaking solutions and a comprehensive satellite fleet including AsiaSat 3S, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and the most powerful AsiaSat 9. From traditional content distribution to headends, telcos, DTH, DTT platforms; occasional use; to a new IP-based, hybrid OTT service, AsiaSat supports the digital divide, aiming to be the foremost satellite solutions provider, instinctive partner of choice in Asia Pacific.
Astro is Malaysia’s leading cross-media operator with innovative, market-leading business units in content origination, aggregation and distribution across the region. Through Celestial Pictures, it also owns significant intellectual assets, including the world’s largest Chinese film library. Astro is listed on Bursa Malaysia with a market capitalisation of over RM 9 billion.
From comedy and drama, to news, lifestyle, children’s and factual programmes, BBC Studio’s six premium channels reach out to viewers across the world from an unrivalled library of over 750,000 hours of quality programming. BBC Knowledge showcases the best of the BBC’s award-winning factual entertainment programmes. BBC Entertainment serves up a fabulous cocktail of gripping drama, hilarious comedy and top celebrity light entertainment. BBC Lifestyle offers viewers inspiration for home, family and life. CBeebies, the UK’s number one children’s channel, offers a brightly coloured, safe and entertaining world where pre-schoolers can learn through play. BBC HD provides the ultimate high-definition experience across a unique multi-genre schedule that includes entertainment, arts, documentary and natural history programming, while BBC World News, our international news and information channel brings viewers the stories that matter, 24 hours a day.
Discovery Networks Asia Pacific
Discovery, Inc. is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving superfans with content that inspires, informs and entertains. With over 8,000 hours of original programming yearly and leadership across deeply loved content genres, Discovery reaches viewers on all screens with TV Everywhere products, direct-to-consumer streaming services, digital-first and social content.
Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International
Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer & International (DTCI) segment includes Disney’s international media operations stretching from Europe to Asia to Latin America and the Company’s direct-to-consumer streaming businesses, including Hulu, Hotstar, ESPN+, and Disney+. DTCI also houses global advertising sales and ad technology for Disney media properties which include ABC, ESPN, Freeform, FX Networks, National Geographic, and the Disney Channels. The Company’s media distribution operations—including global distribution of film and TV content to Disney+, Hulu and other third-party platforms, as well as Movies Anywhere—are also part of the Direct-to-Consumer & International business segment.
FOX Networks Group Asia
FOX Networks Group Asia is News Corporation’s international multi-media business. We develop, produce and distribute 183 wholly – and majority-owned pay TV channels across Latin America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, in 35 languages. These networks and their related mobile, non-linear and high-definition extensions, reach over 300 million unique (875 million cumulative) subscribing households worldwide.
HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through exclusive licensing deals with Hollywood and independent studios. HBO Asia has five subscription movie channels, a subscription video-on-demand service, HBO On Demand, and an internet streaming platform, HBO GO. HBO Asia broadcasts proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced for HBO viewers.
NBCUniversal International Networks is one of the world’s premier entertainment portfolios, delivering quality content and compelling brands to over 165 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific. The channel brands in the portfolio include UNIVERSAL TV, SYFY, E! Entertainment Television, 13TH STREET, DIVA, Studio Universal, Telemundo, Bravo and DreamWorks and Golf Channel.
Netflix has been leading the way for digital content since 1997. Netflix is the world’s leading internet entertainment service with 130 million memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.
Now TV offers the widest range of local and international content on its platform in Hong Kong. Its quality self-produced content includes two news channels and a diverse line up of sports and entertainment programmes. This is complemented by leading Asian and international content and brands across news, sports, movie, drama, entertainment, information and kids genres.
Now TV’s premium content can be accessed through linear TV channels, on-demand and via OTT (over-the-top) companion apps.
SES is a world-leading satellite operator, providing reliable and secure satellite communications solutions to broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers worldwide. It owns and operates 53 geostationary satellites that are complemented by a network of teleports and offices located around the globe enabling customers to reach 99% of the world’s population.
STAR India, the leading media and entertainment company in India, has the highest reach among the country’s broadcasters, beaming to over 168 million people every week across India and over 65 countries across the globe. Its portfolio includes 32 channels in eight languages spanning the household brands STAR Plus, STAR One, STAR Gold, Channel [V], STAR Jalsha, STAR Pravah, STAR World, STAR Movies, STAR Utsav; along with the joint venture channels Asianet, Asianet Plus, STAR Vijay, Suvarna, STAR News, ESPN and STAR Sports.
Thailand’s leading pay-TV provider presenting ‘The Omni-Channel’ and delivering greater value through linear TV and the True TV OTT box. Customers enjoy watching our 4K channel and 62 High Definition channels among 156 channels. TrueVisions provides variety programing and is also the official broadcaster of the English Premier League.
Turner International runs pay and free TV channels, as well as internet-based services, and is a commercial partner with various third-party media ventures. It teams with Warner Bros. and HBO to leverage Time Warner’s global reach. In Asia Pacific, brands include CNN International, CNNj, CNN, HLN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang, POGO, Toonami, World Heritage Channel, Warner TV, Oh!K, TCM Turner Classic Movies, truTV, WB, MondoTV, TABI Channel and HBO in South Asia.
TV5MONDE is the world-leading general entertainment TV network, broadcasting in French 24/7 and offering a wide variety of subtitled primetime films, in-depth coverage of international news, live sports events, high-quality documentaries and magazines, cartoons and lifestyle programming. Available in more than 364 million households in 198 countries and territories, TV5MONDE has 11 channels subtitled in 14 languages. It also offers a standalone over-the-top service available on any device for the Asia-Pacific region. Upon subscription, viewers can access more live content and catch-up TV. The interface is available in 4 languages (French, English, Korean, Japanese) and offers subtitles in French, English, Vietnamese, Russian, Traditional and Simplified Chinese.
Viacom International Media Networks
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc., is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, and more. Viacom brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages.