CNA app available for Vewd-enabled Smart TVs and STBs

Wednesday, March 30th, 2022 
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Asia’s Leading News Organization CNA Selects Vewd to Scale Global App Distribution

  • CNA Now Available for Vewd-Enabled Smart TVs and Set-Top Boxes From Hisense, Vestel, Tivo, and More

OSLO, Norway and SINGAPORE — 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.”

Links: Vewd; CNA