bbTV adds video-on-demand service Anyplex

IPTV service bbTV has added video-on-demand service Anyplex to its offerings, charging $3 for one movie per month. The Hong Kong Broadband Network, which is a subsidiary of City Telecom, says the Anyplex service offers users an earlier release window on movies than competitors.

Hong Kong Broadband Network has more than 1 million subscribers for its fiber-based broadband services, including 157,000 IPTV customers. In July, it announced symmetric 1Gbps residential service for what amounts to $26 a month, saying tremendous adoption of hi-def and interactive multimedia services, including IPTV, has increased the demand for more bandwidth exponentially. Hong Kong's residential broadband penetration is above 81 percent.

For more:
- see this article

Related article:
Hong Kong operator offers 1Gbps residential broadband for $26
Cisco in push with Google for 1Gbps broadband network in U.S.
Google plans 1Gbps broadband service test in the U.S.

Suggested Articles

From dawn to dusk, leading industry research will be shared across a dozen presentations.

NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke is reportedly planning to leave his position next year, allowing Jeff Snell to take over the chief executive role.

AT&T, Charter and Comcast are ready to turn the page on a historically bad year for video subscriber losses, but 2020 could bring more of the same.