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American Standard TV

AST offers "Cable TV" experience over the open internet, including hundreds of international channels not offered today on any device.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2008
  • Employees 18
  • Website

Company Summary

AST is developing a technology platform for television distribution that is higher resolution, faster speed and cheaper delivery than streaming TV services and traditional cable/satellite TV providers. AST will initially focus on building the largest offering of international (non-English) channels in the US. Our advisors include the former CTO of Microsoft, founding Head of Advertising for DIRECTV, and the President of NATPE.


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    Ian Donahue

    Hong-Kong born entrepreneur and entertainment expert, Ian is sought after as a speaker at CES, Digital Hollywood, Media Summit NY, NAB, and International Film Festivals.

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    Dustin Johnson
    Head of Product Development

    With design, finance, product development, and video experience in both Japan and the US, Dustin is spearheads AST's product and design development.

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    Jonas Jonsson
    Head of Business Development

    Jonas brings his his international edge from Sweden to the Phillipines. Co-founder of, NewWave Group Shanghai Consultant, Stellar Polska Analyst.

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    William Kelly
    Head of International Programming

    William navigates Asia's media landscape as Former President of Turner Broadcaster International-Asia (launching CNN, Cartoon Network, and TCM), Founder TVK 24,and Founder of Multi Channels Asia.

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    Mattias Bergstrom
    Lead Network Architect

    World-class entrepreneur with successful exits in $10's-100's millions, Mattias is Founder of 5D Productions, Voddler (Sold to Nokia/Microsoft), and Software Developer at OpenTV.


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    Cooley LLP