Singapore, May 10, 2013 — Singaporean telco StarHub has reported a 3 percent rise in Q1 net profit to US$73.24 million (S$91 million) compared with the same period a year ago. However, its group operating revenue for the period fell 2 percent to US$466.83 million (S$580 million) while EBITDA grew 3 percent to US$146.47 million (S$182 million) from US$142.45 million (S$177 million) previously.
Sydney, Australia, May 9, 2013-- Mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat has acquired TC Communications Pty Ltd. based in Australia. Inmarsat will integrate the company into its existing operations with a particular focus on supporting its expanding Global Government and Enterprise Business Units, according to a company statement.
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New Delhi, India, May 10, 2013--According to the latest “Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report,” the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) reported that as of end of 2012, India had 54.52 million subscribers registered with six private DTH operators.
Sherman Oaks, Calif., May 8, 2013 – Vubiquity, a global provider of multiplatform video services,announced the results of a tracking study measuring consumer behaviors and attitudes toward Video on Demand (VOD) and TV Everywhere (TVE). In the survey, conducted by Frank N. Magid Associates during the fourth quarter of 2012, satisfaction with On Demand grew 5% over 2010. The biggest areas of improved satisfaction were the quality of programs (+6%), availability of programs in HD (+8%) and the number of choices available (+6%).
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New York City, May 1, 2013--Lou Zacharilla goes back and forth with with Steve Collar, CEO of O3b Networks. His venture is designed to empower large numbers of people where they live, whether “home” is a remote Pacific Basin community or one in the hills of Pakistan or Africa. We discussed the vision of a profoundly interconnected world.
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Singapore, May 14, 2013--CASBAA’s annual Satellite Industry Forum will take place on 17 June 2013 at the Shangri-La, Singapore. The Association’s comprehensive forum on the thriving satellite market in the Asia-Pacific will examine An Industry in Transition this year, highlighting key issues top-of-mind with stakeholders in the region.
Singapore, May 8, 2013 – BroadcastAsia2013 International Conference, Asia’s most established conference for the film and TV industries, returns this June with 120 speakers from 31 countries/regions, its largest ever speaker line-up. More than a hundred case studies will be presented from 18 June to 21 June 2013 at Marina Bay Sands Singapore.