Paywizard Extends Global Footprint with Official Asia Pacific Launch

  • Opens regional headquarters in Singapore and engineering facility in The Philippines for on the ground support
  • Brings easy to deploy SaaS platform and services to help pay-TV operators across APAC to manage subscribers, drive revenues and boost profits.

Paywizard Extends Global Footprint with Official Asia Pacific Launch - singaporeSingapore, 25 March 2015 – Paywizard, the specialist in subscriber management for pay-TV, today announces that it is expanding its global footprint by launching into the Asia Pacific market. As the pay-TV industry across the region continues to thrive, Paywizard has identified Asia Pacific as a key market for its international growth. To support local operators and drive regional growth, Paywizard has opened a headquarters in Singapore and an engineering facility in Manila.

Paywizard has enlisted Arivan Govidan, Founder and CEO of 50 dOTS, to drive commercial activity for the company throughout APAC. Dr David Holland, Senior Projects Manager at Paywizard will be responsible for managing the engineering facility in Manila. Dr Holland is an experienced member of the Paywizard team and has been with the company for 14 years. He will be taking a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Manila, providing full support for Paywizard’s products and services.

“TV around the world is changing rapidly, and the growth of pay-TV in APAC presents huge opportunities for pay-TV operators across the region,” said Jonathan Guthrie, CEO, Paywizard. “But as traditional DSAT, DTT and multiscreen offerings continue to grow, successful and profitable subscriber management is proving more of a challenge. We are excited to expand our presence in Asia Pacific, helping local operators overcome the challenges of subscriber management, billing and payments in today’s evolving TV landscape.”

Paywizard enables pay-TV operators and VOD service providers to grow both their traditional and multiscreen TV businesses. It’s easy to deploy SaaS platform and tailored services increases subscriber acquisition, retention, up-sell and cross-sell. The company has been playing a key role in the TV revolution for the past 17 years, and is committed to helping companies across Asia Pacific drive revenues in the dynamic TV landscape.

“We see enormous potential in Asia Pacific and we are committed to bringing our platform and services to the region to help operators make the most of pay-TV,” continued Guthrie. “The success we have had across Europe is proof that we have the technology and expertise to help companies drive revenues and maximise profits. With our strong line up of resources on the ground, we are certain that we can serve the APAC market and today’s pay-TV subscribers.”

Paywizard has delivered over 100 successful pay-TV implementations and works with leading pay-TV operators such as NBCUniversal, NHK Cosmomedia Europe and BT Sport to drive subscriber revenues.