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CASBAA takes on content piracy in Asia with the formation of CAP

CASBAA, the Asian trade body serving the pay-TV industry, has created a coalition against piracy targeting Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs) with the formation of Coalition Against Piracy (CAP).

Viacom acquires minority stake in Israeli company

Viacom International Media Networks has acquired a minority stake in Ananey Communications Group, an Israeli pay TV channel provider and content producer.

Paramount Channel launches in Vietnam

Vietnamese multimedia communication group International Media Corp (IMC) announced the launch of Viacom International Media Networks’ (Vimn) Paramount Channel Vietnam on HTVC cable (# 16 / Analog, # 6 / Digital).

Viacom appoints David Lynn as Viacom International Media Networks CEO

Viacom has appointed David Lynn as president and CEO of Viacom International Media Networks.

Viacom International Media Networks announces executive appointments in Asia Pacific

Paras Sharma, previously MTV, Comedy Central and Paramount Channel brands and digital media senior VP for Asia, will take on the position of senior VP, GM for Southeast Asia.

Nickelodeon Play App launches in Singapore via Singtel’s OTT video portal

Nickelodeon has announced the Singapore premiere of the Nickelodeon Play app through its collaboration with Singtel. The Emmy award-winning app is now available for free download as “Nickelodeon Play” from the App Store, Google Play, and can be accessed via the “Kids Pack” section of Singtel’s newly launched Cast app.

Viacom launches BET Play globally

The launch of the BET Play streaming app is timed to coincide with this year’s star-studded 2016 BET Awards, Red Carpet and after show featuring performances, moments, talent and music.

Paras Sharma is now Viacom International Media Networks senior VP for Asia

Viacom International Media Networks has promoted Paras Sharma to senior VP MTV, Comedy Central brands and digital media Asia.

Viacom to launch My Nick Jr. service in China

My Nick Jr. in China will be available to subscribers of iVmall, an OTT Internet video service platform operated by Shenzhen Video Mall Network Technology Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of SMIT. iVmall will run China’s first completely paid subscriber model for an Internet video service and is expected to roll out My Nick Jr. as part of iVmall’s commercial launch by middle of 2014 via iOS and Android apps and a dedicated website.

Paras Sharma joins Viacom International Media Networks

Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Paras Sharma as MTV Brand, Comedy Central and Digital Media Asia VP. Paras starts on 17 March and will be based in Singapore.