Infocomm News Digest: Monetizing Asian market, Hulu’s international expansion and a study on mobile apps ecosystem
13 September 11
Infocomm News digest aims to bring you the latest and relevant stories from the technology and startup scene in Asia.
3 Ways Social Networks Can Generate Revenue In the Lucrative Asian Market [BusinessInsider] — BubbleMotion’s founder and CEO, Thomas Clayton weighs in his opinion and insights on how to monetize effectively from the ever-growing Asian market. He taps into his experience with taking BubbleMotion’s product into emerging markets, to write about different revenue generating streams in Asia. BubbleMotion is one of our portfolio companies.
Hulu Expands to Japan [Reuters] — Popular online streaming service Hulu recently announced its first international foray into Japan. Hulu will be charging monthly fee for access to its database of TV shows and movies in Japan. According to the company’s blog, it chose Japan mainly because Japanese audiences are “passionate about premium video content” and Japan is known as a “major producer of world-class TV and feature films.”
The Future is Shiny for Asia’s Mobile Apps Ecosystem [SGEntrepreneurs] — A joint study by Google and Ipsos reveals new insights on the usage of mobile apps in Asia.