Events

CABSAT Opens with 950 Exhibiting Companies from 60 Countries

Dubai, UAE, March 7, 2016-- CABSAT 2016 opens at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) Tuesday 8th March, with more than 950 exhibiting brands from over 60 countries due to descend on the 22nd edition of the definitive event for broadcast, satellite and entertainment content sectors across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA).

Pay-TV and OTT in Asia

Singapore, March 2, 2016–Today, at its third annual OTT Summit,  CASBAA, the Association for digital multichannel TV, content, platforms, advertising and video delivery in Asia released a groundbreaking study on Asian OTT regulation. The new publication, Same Same But Different? Video Policies for Asian Pay-TV and OTT details an “unsustainable” situation, which sees governments maintain legacy regulatory policies that disadvantage their local operators, while television supply is moving online and undergoing a “comprehensive transformation.”

Increased Satellite Capacity to Spur Video-On-Demand, HD and UHD TV and IPTV MENA market

Dubai, UAE, March 1, 2016--With the exponential growth of and consumer demand for anywhere-anytime content dominating the direction of the region’s entertainment landscape, CABSAT 2016 will see the region’s leading satellite industry players converge at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from March 8-10.

CABSAT 2016: Content Congress and Content Marketplace Attracts Leading International Content Creators/owners

Dubai, UAE, February 8, 2016--Influential decision-makers from Dreamworks, Sony Pictures, Netflix, Fox International, NBC Universal, Australia’s FremantleMedia, ITV studios, Talpa, Dailymotion, Qatar’s beIN network, the European Broadcasting Union and a host of other major Hollywood and Bollywood studios, worldwide production houses, IPTV and direct broadcast satellite providers, ad agencies, on-demand and OTT providers, and cloud-based TV network broadcasters will discuss the future of TV viewing across the MENA region at CABSAT 2016.

OTT is the New Normal

Singapore, February 4, 2016--Living in an on-demand world, a simple swipe of one’s mobile phone or a few clicks of the mouse can now bring consumers a plethora of content and applications. Direct to Home (DTH), IPTV and Over-the-Top (OTT) services are projected to grow in the next five years on the back of government support in infrastructure development including fibre roll-outs fueled by increased consumer demand across the Asia Pacific. The region is expected to become the world’s second largest for OTT SVOD services by 2018.

Strategic combination of the 2016 Indonesia ICT Summit with Communic Indonesia and Broadcast Indonesia Set for Ground Breaking Debut

Jakarta, Indonesia, February 1, 2016 – Indonesia’s quest to build a robust digital economy and ecosystem will get a major boost this August with the launch of a dedicated series of industry events comprising of the Indonesia ICT Summit, Communic Indonesia and Broadcast Indonesia 2016. These inaugural events will be held from 31 August – 3 September at the Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran.

Disney Media Networks Co-Chairman Ben Sherwood to Keynote NAB 2016

Washington, D.C., January 30, 2016--Ben Sherwood, co-chairman of Disney Media Networks and president, Disney|ABC Television Group, will deliver opening remarks at the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The opening session will take place Monday, April 18, following NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith's "State of the Broadcast Industry" address. The opening event is sponsored by Blackmagic Design.

Technology Connects. Industries Collaborate. Innovation Betters the World at CES 2016

Las Vegas, Nev., January 9, 2016--CES® 2016 wrapped today as the most expansive CES, breaking records across the board and providing unparalleled opportunities for companies big and small to launch innovation to the world market.

CABSAT 2016 to Drive Transformative MENA Media Entertainment Market

Dubai, UAE, January 4, 2016–The 22nd edition of CABSAT - the leading platform for the broadcast, production, content delivery, digital media and satellite sectors across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) - will continue to drive disruptive innovation and monetisation opportunities across the MENA filmed & audio entertainment media market.

Record Breaking Attendance at CCW/SATCON, Now Rebranded as NAB New York

New York City, NY, December 2, 2015–The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), producers of NAB Show and NAB Show New York, today announced that verified attendance at the 2015 NAB Show New York reached a record 7,206 industry professionals. The newly branded NAB Show New York (formally CCW featuring SATCON) was held November 11 – 12 at the Javits Convention Center and is the largest media, entertainment and satellite communications technology conference and exposition on the East Coast.