Asias Leading News Organization CNA Selects Vewd to Scale Global App Distribution

Date: 31/03/2022

Vewd, the leading provider of OTT solutions globally, today announced that CNA is now available for Vewd-enabled smart TVs and set-top boxes (STB) worldwide. CNA is one of the world's most watched 24-hour live news channels, focused on Asia.

With nearly 30 million Vewd-enabled TVs, STBs, game consoles, and cars shipping each year, and over 450 million connected TV devices enabled to date, Vewd offers the largest independent connected TV ecosystem, enabling content owners to scale distribution, expand viewership, and increase revenue.

"In Vewd, we found a partner that could enable us to immediately introduce CNA's uniquely Asian news perspectives and stories to millions of homes worldwide," said Woon Chuk Chan, lead, channel distribution at CNA. "Vewd unifies different smart TV platforms into a single environment, helping us widen our international audience base as part of MediaCorp's content growth strategy, and allowing us to focus on delivering breaking news globally to millions of viewers."

CNA is a 24-hour English-language news television channel based in Singapore and available in 29 territories across Asia, the Middle East, and Australia. Positioned to "Understand Asia," it reports on global developments with Asian perspectives. CNA brings its audience not only the latest news but also diverse content such as business, lifestyle, human stories, current affairs, and documentary programming.

"CNA is one of the most impactful news organizations in all of Asia," said Amanda Oleson, VP of content partnerships at Vewd. "We're pleased to work with CNA to scale their distribution across our smart TV customer base. Our end-to-end OTT software approach, combined with our unique market position, enables content owners like CNA to increase their reach, deploy in new markets, and drive new monetization opportunities."

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About Vewd

Vewd is the leading provider of OTT and hybrid TV solutions, connecting consumers anywhere to the content they love. By making OTT possible on almost 30 million connected devices each year, Vewd leads the way in defining the future of entertainment. Our suite of products and services is crafted to simplify complexity and offer solutions that unite the entire value chain, from silicon vendors to end-users. Market leaders such as Sony, Hisense, TPV, Vodafone, Sagemcom, Visteon, and many more rely on Vewd products and services. Visit Vewd.com to learn more.

About CNA

CNA was established in March 1999 by Mediacorp, and is an English language Asian news network. Positioned to "Understand Asia", it reports on global developments with Asian perspectives. Based in Singapore, it has correspondents in major Asian cities and key Western ones, including New York, Washington D.C., London and Brussels. CNA brings its audience not only the latest news but also diverse content such as business, lifestyle, human stories, current affairs and documentary programming.

CNA is a transmedia company, where users can get content online, on TV and radio and via smart devices. It is also available on social and messaging services, such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, and Telegram. CNA has been recognised as Channel of the Year by the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB), the global trade association for broadcast journalism.

CNA TV is now viewed in 29 territories across Asia with its satellite footprint stretching across Asia, the Middle East and Australia.

For more information, please visit CNA's website at cna.asia.



Tags: OTT | CNA | Smart TV | Set-Top Box | Hybrid TV
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