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Market Trends

Dublin, Ireland, October 11, 2016--Research and Markets just released the 23rd edition of its annual "Satellite Communications & Broadcasting Markets Survey."  The report forecasts that traffic carried over satellite will reach close to 3.5 Tbps  by 2025, with a 16% CAGR over the ten-year period.

London, UK, October 5, 2016--Although there have been many launches in the last couple of years and more to come, the Middle East & Africa SVOD sector will still be very immature by 2021. Covering 28 countries in the Middle East & Africa SVOD Forecasts report, the region will have nearly 20 million paying SVOD subscribers by 2021, up from 3.7 million expected by end-2016. 

Executive Moves and Views

Washington, D.C., October 11, 2016--Aaron Shourie has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton as a special counsel in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group and as a member of the Communications Team. 



Champaign, Ill., Oct. 11, 2016—Cobalt Digital today announced that Ryan Wallenberg has been promoted to vice president of engineering. In that role, Wallenberg not only oversees the engineering department and sets the direction of Cobalt products, but he also manages the activities of the company's new compression division created as a result of Cobalt's recent acquisition of ImmediaTV.

Products and Services

Montreal, Canada, October 7, 2016–Advantech Wireless, a global leader for High Throughput Satellite (HTS) broadband communications solutions, announced today that it has received new orders in excess of US$ 1 million for its Second Generation Gallium Nitride (GaN) Technology based 250W Ku-Band Solid State Power Amplifier (SSPA).

Ottawa, Canada, October 6, 2016--Newtec –a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications – today announced it was selected by General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada to provide its MDM9000 Satellite Modem to the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) for use on its Aurora fleet as part of its Aurora Incremental Modernization Project Block IV upgrades.


Hong Kong, October 7, 2016 – With 2016 marking the 25th anniversary of both cable TV in the region and the inauguration of CASBAA, this year’s CASBAA Convention is set to underscore just how much the industry has transformed over the last quarter of a century. This year the CASBAA Convention is at a new venue at Studio City, Macau, and promises to be hotter than ever, with an impressive line-up of speakers.

Washington, D.C., October 6, 2016- Charlie Corwin, co-chairman of Endemol Shine Americas and co-CEO of Endemol Shine North America; and Lewis Henderson, CEO of The Marketing Arm’s entertainment group, will participate in the advertising keynote at NAB Show New York. Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and held November 9-10 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, the 2016 NAB Show New York will present its annual advertising keynote on Thursday, November 10th at 1:30 p.m.