Cloud Media Sdn. Bhd. was incorporated in 2012 as an entity consolidating the operations of Syabas Technology, bringing Popcorn Hour, Popbox and FreeOTT under one roof.

The history of Syabas Technology can be traced back to 2001, whereby in the early years, the company quickly emerged as an early leader in the development of digital entertainment middleware solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers in the United States of America, China, Europe and Japan. The company’s enterprise partners and customers have included Netgear, Hewlett Packard, D-Link, Buffalo, I/O Data and Pinnacle. Cloud Media launched the Popcorn hour consumer brand in late 2007, and, in the combination with its licensed platform, the company has captured as significant share of the global market for digital media players / streaming media devices.

In October 2007, Popcorn Hour brand was introduced and quickly became an award-winning box. The runaway success of the company’s Networked Media Jukebox in recent years has established Popcorn Hour as a well-recognised consumer brand. At the same time, Cloud Media continues to provide OEM middleware solutions to manufacturers worldwide. Headquartered in Penang, Malaysia, Cloud Media also maintains offices in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China, Germany and Austria.