What is CASBAA

The CASBAA mission is to promote the growth of mulitchannel TV and video content across Asia through industry information, networking exchanges and events while promoting global best practices.

CASBAA was established in Hong Kong on May 28, 1991 as the Cable and Satellite Broadcasters Association of Asia by founding companies including HBO Asia, ESPN, Star TV, CNN and Discovery Networks. Today, the association is known simply by its acronym to reflect the diversity of the multichannel TV industry in the region and our membership base.

Covering a variety of geographic markets and encompassing over 470 million connections within a footprint spanning China to Australia and Japan to Pakistan, CASBAA works to be the authoritative voice for multichannel TV promoting even handed and market friendly regulation, IP protection and revenue growth for subscriptions and advertising.

CASBAA’s 130 member organisations include leading cable, satellite, DTH and broadband operators as well as multinational networks and programmers in Asia and worldwide. Member corporations also comprise leading suppliers and manufacturers of cable and satellite technology, related business service providers, communications, advertising & marketing executives, media, government regulatory bodies, telecom companies, new media service providers and network enablers.

CASBAA strives for:

  • Clarity of regulations
  • Enforcement of regulations
  • Transparency of decisions
  • Consistency of approach
  • Neutrality for all parties


How CASBAA works:

  • Lobbying
  • Networking opportunities
  • Conference exchanges
  • Publications