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.
PolicyWe speak on behalf of professional video and those who help consumers access it
PiracyWe provide full-time anti-piracy enforcement activities
InsightWe publish reports and produce events on issues and for markets that are key to the industry
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 Ma...Click for more
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.
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.”
indoXXi website, one of world’s most popular piracy sites, claims to have permanently closed as of January 1st – although many indoXXi and associated sites still up and running.
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 announcement was made via their various social media accounts
Newly released survey finds 63% of Indonesians have accessed streaming piracy websites or torrent sites.
A new study of the online content viewing behavior of Indonesian consumers, revealed that nearly two thirds (63%) of online Indonesian consumers have accessed streaming piracy websites or torrent sites to access premium content without paying any subscription fees.
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.