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Latest Developments / Analysis

Hong Kong, August 17, 2016--Satellite operator Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited (‘AsiaSat’ – SEHK: 1135), today announced its 2016 interim results for the six months ended 30 June  2016. 1st Half 2016 revenue was HK$640 million, about the same as the prior period.

Petah Tikva, Israel, Aug. 10, 2016--Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ:GILT) (TASE:GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, today reported its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016. Revenues for Q2 2016 increased 53% to US$  67.9 million from US$ 44.3 million in the comparable period of 2015. Revenues rose 29% compared with Q1 2016.

Market Trends

Singapore, August 18, 2016–NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company and a provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, in partnership with MTM, an international research and strategy consultancy, have revealed the APAC findings from the Pay-TV Innovation Forum research program.

Hampshire, UK,  August 16, 2016: New data from Juniper Research has found that 4K OTT (Over the Top) content will finally see mass-market appeal, with adoption set to soar over the next 5 years. Juniper’s latest research, Digital TV & Video: Network and OTT Strategies 2016-2021, found that 4K OTT services will attract over 189 million unique users globally by 2021, up from just 2.3 million this year, driven by greater content availability and compatible devices.

Executive Moves and Views

Tempe, Arizona,  August 9, 2016--Comtech EF Data announced today that it expanded its executive management team with the appointment of Reza Rasoulian to Senior Vice President, Mobility Systems. In this newly created position, Rasoulian joins the senior executive leadership team to lead the market development and direction of the mobility systems. By leveraging market insight, he will direct long-term strategic initiatives and define the required solution and feature sets for the mobility vertical.

Singapore, August 4, 2016--NorthTelecom has announced Richard Alwani has joined its team as Senior Sales Director for the APAC region.Alwani has over 20 years sales experience in Information and Technology, as well as 16 years in the satellite field.

 

Products and Services

Profiles of products and services showcased at CommunicAsia 2016 in Singapore. To view the profiles click here. You will need Adobe Acrobat reader to view the profiles.

 

 

Montreal, Canada, August 18, 2016 – Advantech Wireless, a global leader in satellite broadband communications solutions, announced today it has received a multi-million dollar order for its AMT-83L advanced satellite modem from a NATO country member.

Events

Istanbul, Turkey, August 18, 2016--EMEA Satellite Operators Association (ESOA), the World’s most efficient business development platform for regulating the World Satellite Market, has announced that it will host the 2nd Annual Global Satshow from the 29th to the 30th of November 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 4, 2016--IBC announced today that Lord Puttnam will deliver a keynote address at the forthcoming IBC Conference on Sunday 11 September 2016. Oscar-winning film producer, educationalist and politician Lord Puttnam will address a broad spectrum of issues including the extraordinary growth of Facebook and YouTube; the impact of technology on creativity; the likely effects of the UK’s EU Referendum vote on the creative sector and the media's role and responsibility in trying to reverse the potentially catastrophic loss of public trust.