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

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread around the world, we are not yet at a point when any of us know for sure when life will return to normal.  It goes w...

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Viu and Mediacorp combine forces to amplify premium content offerings for viewers across Asia
Viu, a leading pan-regional OTT video service from PCCW Media Group with more than 41 million monthly active users (MAU), and Mediacorp, Singapore’s largest content creator and national media network, today announced a collaboration which will offer Viu-ers access to drama and lifestyle programmes from Mediacorp.
20/03/2020
AVIA WOULD LIKE TO ANNOUNCE NEW DATES FOR OUR 2020 CONFERENCES
Dear Members and Friends, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread around the world, we are not yet at a point when any of us know for sure when life will return to normal. It goes without saying that AVIA’s continued priority is to ensure the safety of all our members, sponsors and delegates and so we have made the decision to postpone all conferences that were originally scheduled for the first half of the year. 
17/03/2020
Newly released survey finds one third of Taiwanese online consumers have accessed streaming piracy websites or torrent sites. 28% use illicit streaming devices (ISDs) to view pirated TV channels and video-on-demand content
A new study of the online content viewing behaviour of Taiwanese consumers, revealed that 33% of consumers have accessed streaming piracy websites or torrent sites to access premium content without paying any subscription fees.
19/02/2020
Astro strengthens its leadership team with appointment of CEO TV and Group COO
Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad (‘Astro’) announced that Euan Smith, an experienced media and entertainment executive who has held senior roles in Sky UK, Sky Germany, Fox and most recently in Foxtel, will be joining its leadership team as CEO TV and Group COO effective 1 April 2020.
12/02/2020
New piracy sites filling the hole left by IndoXXI
The Indonesia based IndoXXI group, which controls a large number of illegal piracy websites and applications, has “claimed” that it had officially closed its operations as of January 1st.  The Minister of Communications and Information (KOMINFO), Mr. Johnny Plate, continues to be vocal in the media, encouraging both consumers and piracy site operators to do the right thing, commenting, “[IndoXXI] took the initiative not to show pirated content. That's a good initiative.”
20/01/2020