LATSAT 2015 Highlight Opportunities, Increased Competition in the Latin American Satellite Market

by Virgil Labrador, Editor-in-Chief

Mexico City, Mexico, June 1, 2015--The second annual Latin American Satellite Communication and Broadcasting Summit (LATSAT) organized by Euroconsult in Mexico City,  like the Latin American satellite market, continues to grow into one of the    premier industry events in the region. Held at the Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel from  May 20-21, 2015, over 200 executives from all over the Americas attended the event.

Spotlight on Smart Technologies at CommunicAsia2015, EnterpriseIT2015 and BroadcastAsia2015

Singapore,  May 20, 2015 –  Smart Technologies to better enable connected cities, governments, enterprises and consumers will take center stage when CommunicAsia2015, EnterpriseIT2015 and BroadcastAsia2015 returns to Marina Bay Sands Singapore from 2 - 5 June 2015.  

CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum 2015: "Is the Satellite Game Changing?"

Hong Kong, May 13, 2015-CASBAA’s annual Satellite Industry Forum is once again being held in Singapore at the beginning of June. The conference explores the latest developments and issues affecting the satellite industry in the Asia Pacific. Taking place on June 1st at the Grand Hyatt Singapore, the CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum 2015 is a one day event that brings together industry experts to examine a variety of hot topics and to exchange and discuss information critical to the development of the communications sector and related services across the Asia-Pacific.

Space Tech 2015 Brings Industry Leaders to Long Beach

Long Beach, California, May 12, 2015--The space business is changing. While US military and government face shrinking budgets, collaborating with the burgeoning commercial space sector can help provide the expertise and technology required to continue delivering missions safely and cost effectively. Meanwhile, small satellites plus affordable launchers promise nothing less than the democratization of space.

Arabsat Partners with ASBU"in Organizing the Arab Festival for Radio and TV

Hammamet, Tunisia, May 7, 2015--Arab Satellite Communications Organization (Arabsat) partners with  Arab States Broadcasting Union "ASBU" in organizing and sponsoring the 16th edition of Arab Festival for Radio and Television from  11th  to 16th  May 2015 in Hammamet - Tunisia, attended by more than 600 media figures from all over the Arab world. 

ITU to Celebrate 150th anniversary on 17 May

Geneva, May 7, 2015 – ITU celebrates its 150th anniversary on Sunday, 17 May. The program includes a keynote speech by Ms. Doris Leuthard, Minister of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications, Switzerland; panel discussions with eminent laureates of the ITU 150 Award; and forward-looking movers and shakers in the ICT industry, from DuoLingo, BRCK, Alibaba, Ericsson and Telecom Italia Group.

Call For Speakers for CCW featuring SATCON 2015

Washington, DC, April 29, 2015--The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is now accepting speaking proposals for the 2015 Content and Communications World (CCW) featuring SATCON, to be held November 11-12, 2015 in New York.

VSAT Latin America 2015 to Focus on Expanding VSAT Connectivity in Emerging Markets

Sao Paolo, Brazil, April 29, 2015-- Back for a 3rd year, VSAT Latin America 2015 is set to be our most progressive yet with an agenda catalysing debate towards the growing problem of satellite interference and impact of HTS in Latin America. Two key words are being pushed to the fore ‘Sustainability’ and ‘Ecosystem.’ Do you have the business model for both?

NAB 2015 Attendance Passed 100,000: Announces New Show to be Held in Shanghai, China

Las Vegas, NV, April 20, 2015--The National Association of Broadcasters revelaed preliminary registered attendance of 103,042 for the 2015 NAB Show, the world's largest annual convention covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. The exhibition featured 1,789 companies spanning 1,015,000 net square feet of exhibit space.

LinkedIn to Deliver Visionary Address at CommunicAsia2015 and BroadcastAsia2015

Singapore, April 8, 2015–Social media has become an even bigger part of consumers’ lives in today’s hyper-connected world. Users are finding more ways to play, interact, work and even monetise content through social media. Asia Pacific, presently the world’s largest mobile region accounts for over half of the globe’s social media usersThe social media explosion has not only changed the lives of hyper-connected consumers, it has also caused a rippling effect throughout its ecosystem – businesses, network infrastructure, communication providers and more.