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PCCW Media has launched its Viu over-the-top video service in Thailand, marking its 15th market launch to date.Asian content with Thai subtitles – including current dramas and variety shows from Korea and Japan – will be delivered via the Viu mobile app and website after their local telecast.Janice Lee, managing director of PCCW Media Group, said that the company is taking a “two-pronged approach”: ad-supported, free viewing; and subscription options that give users express access to content, downloads, 1080p HD video quality and ad-free video viewing.“As Thailand is one of the most highly Internet penetrated markets with millennials who are very receptive to online video viewing and digital advertisements, we expect Viu Thailand to mirror the success we have in other Asian markets with healthy growth in subscription and advertising revenue in due course,” said Lee.Viu is also available in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE.
Kudelski Security, the cybersecurity division within Nagra-owner is expanding its Swiss German team and opening a new Zurich office to meet increasing demand for cybersecurity services and solutions on the German, Austrian and Swiss markets. The expanded staff includes professionals in security consulting, engineering, sales and marketing.Since 2016, Kudelski Security has experienced solid growth in this region, adding clients and launching new managed security services, including Managed Endpoint Detection and Response and Managed Attacker Deception, which are delivered from the company’s Cyber Fusion Center in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland.Kudelski Security’s expanded team in Zurich will provide German-speaking support in closer proximity to clients in the region.Kudelski Security will open its new offices in Zurich on June 12 in the presence of Rich Fennessy, CEO of Kudelski Security.“With GDPR now in effect, and the ever-increasing sophistication of threats facing organizations of all sizes, CEOs, CIOs, and CISOs are demanding the proven capabilities we are delivering.” said Philippe Borloz, VP EMEA Sales at Kudelski Security.“A growing number of companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland are entrusting us with their evolving cybersecurity needs – from advisory and R&D, through to managed security and advanced cybersecurity technology. The addition of experienced cybersecurity engineers, incident response experts, security consultants, sales and marketing staff in Zurich is a key milestone in the development of our activities on the German, Austrian and Swiss markets that should accelerate our growth.”