Global ICT Leaders to Share Insights at ITU Telecom World 2015

Geneva, Switzerland, October 1, 2015 – The rapid pace of digital transformation is creating new ecosystems, players and even industries – all holding tremendous potential. But how can this potential be harnessed for the benefit of all? And what should the top-level priorities be? An outstanding line-up of speakers spanning government, industry, entrepreneurs and innovators at the ITU Telecom World 2015 Leadership Summit on 12 and 13 October will debate how best to accelerate ICT innovation, open up the digital economy to all the world’s citizens, and work together to enable digital entrepreneurship as a driving force for socio-economic development.

The Biggest Wave Makers In The Broadcast Industry Descend On This Year’s CASBAA Convention

Hong Kong, October 1, 2015–In a year of undeniable sea-change within the broadcast industry, the debate at this year’s CASBAA Convention at its new venue at Hong Kong’s Intercontinental Hotel promises to be hotter than ever. With the theme ‘Making Waves’, the convention has secured an impressive line up of speakers comprising of key industry players from all over the world. From global media giants such as AOL and Virgin Media to regional players such as China Media Capital, this year’s convention will waste no time in getting to the heart of the most pertinent issues facing the cable and satellite industry today.

APSCC Awards 2015 Honors Outstanding Achievements in the Asia-Pacific Satellite Industry

Seoul, South Korea, September 22, 2015 – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced the winners of its 12th APSCC Awards at the APSCC 2015 Satellite Conference & Exhibition held at COEX Seoul, Korea.

Euroconsult Honors Outstanding Achievement with 12th Annual Awards for Excellence in Satellite Communications

Paris, France, September 17, 2015 - Euroconsult, a global consulting firm specializing in space markets, announced the recipients of its 12th Annual Awards for Excellence in Satellite Communications on the occasion of the World Satellite Business Week, its annual senior executive event, the 19th edition of which took place in Paris from Sept. 14 to 18. These annual awards recognize companies and their management for their outstanding accomplishments in the satellite sector. Winners are chosen by a panel of industry experts from Euroconsult, SpaceNews, and SatelliteFinance who assess candidates using rigorous qualitative and quantitative criteria.

Call for Entries for the HISPASAT 4K International Festival to End Soon

Madrid, Spain, September 9, 2015--The call for entries for the HISPASAT 4K International Festival will on September 23rd. The competition is open to films produced in any country and in any genre (fiction, documentary, experimental, music video, institutional, etc.) with a maximum duration of 20 minutes, and shot and produced in 4K format.  

Sony Pictures Television President Steve Mosko to Keynote NAB’s Content and Communications World

Washington, DC, August 10, 2015-- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Steve Mosko, Sony Pictures Television president, will participate in the opening keynote conversation at NAB’s Content and Communications World (CCW) on Wednesday, November 11. CCW will be held November 11-12 in New York City.

ITU World Radiocommunication Conference set for Geneva, November 2-27, 2015

Geneva, Switzerland, August 3, 2015–The World Radiocommunication Conference, the international treaty-making Conference, will review the international regulatory framework for radiocommunications – the Radio Regulations – and revise them as needed to take into account the rapid evolution of information and communication technologies (ICT), ensuring that reliable radio services are available  everywhere, enabling people to live and travel safely and enjoy high performance radiocommunications.

CASBAA Convention 2015: Making Waves In The Broadcast Industry

Hong Kong, July 21, 2015--This year’s CASBAA Convention looks at the monumental sea change that is being experienced by the TV industry, and will explore how technologies, content, and services are leading the charge as the broadcast and digital landscapes become increasingly intertwined.

Myanmar Continues to Advance Development Plans as New Broadcasting Law Edges Towards Conclusion

Yangon, Myanmar, July 17, 2015 – Myanmar’s broadcasting industry is set for significant changes as the government moves forward with a new broadcasting law which is nearing completion. In the run-up to the return of the hugely successful CommuniCast event and Myanmar’s second Satellite Forum (17-19 November 2015 at Myanmar Event Park, Yangon), the Myanmar Government has acted on its plans to develop one of the country’s key industry sectors with a new broadcasting law to open up the country’s media industry and encourage the distribution of new services.  

HISPASAT to Hold its First Film Festival of Short Films Produced Exclusively in 4K

Madrid, Spain, July 14, 2015--Spanish satellite communications operator HISPASATis organising the HISPASAT 4K International Festival, one of the first film competitions in the world to exclusively feature short films shot in 4K.  The call for entries will be open from July 14 to September 23, 2015. The HISPASAT 4K International Festival is open to films produced in any country, in any genre, with a maximum duration of 20 minutes and shot in 4K format.