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CASBAA’s February Spotlight: China, India, Thailand

 


The rising tide of Asia: China and India

China and India, two of Asia’s most dynamic economies, have impressed the world with the unprecedented speed with which they have developed into global powerhouses accounting for the lion’s share of pay-TV subscribers and profitability. China is projected to possess 64% of Asia’s cable subscribers by 2015, with India accounting for a 21% by that time (source: Informa Asia Pacific TV 14th edtion).

 
 

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Online Video in China Online Video in China Forum is where Chinese and global content developers and service providers will share data on issues of vital importance on Wednesday 2 March 2011 in Beijing.

Speakers: Ian Chin (VP Business Development, BesTV), Johannes Larcher (SVP International, Hulu), Xinquan Huang (Director of Content Cooperation and Marketing, Mobile TV, China Radio International), Zu Chen (VP of Content & Chief Editor, Tudou.com) and Stella Pan (VP & Executive Producer, Youku) and more.

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CASBAA India Satellite Industry Forum CASBAA India Satellite Industry Forum, on Tuesday 22 March 2011 in New Delhi, will focus on the big-picture issues facing the satellite industry within India in 2011 and beyond.

 

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The CASBAA India Regulatory Guide to Television Broadcasting is now available exclusively for CASBAA members. Get your copy here.

 
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Ad agencies are predicting strong growth as pay-TV viewing is growing across key markets with India seeing a 40% increase in average audiences over the past 2 years and cable and satellite viewing accounting for 79% of all viewing in C&S homes in China.


 
 

In Review

In case you missed our Thailand in View forum held on 20 January 2011 in Bangkok, you can check out all the latest information from the day including a transcript of the Prime Minister’s opening remarks, event photos and videos here


 
 

Regulatory

US Pirate Websites Seized: In a landmark case, a court in New York authorized a “seizure warrant” to seize the domain names of several websites which were facilitating links to pirate P2P streams of broadcast sports events. More.

CASBAA on Piracy: As part of its annual review of various countries’ intellectual property policies and practices, the USTR asked for information. More.

 


In The News

CASBAA keeps you up-to-date on the issues affecting the industry today. Some of the hot topics affecting our industry:

  • Is the death of traditional television vastly overrated?
    More

  • Over in Europe, cable operators have vowed to fight online video aggregators such as Google and Apple. More

  • In India, a government proposal to increase foreign direct investment may mean more opportunities for international businesses. More

CASBAA keeping busy – click here for a summary of recent CASBAA news coverage.


 

Now Showing

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  DIARY DATES  
 

02 Mar 2011
Beijing
Online Video in China

22 Mar 2011
New Delhi
India Satellite Industry Forum

20 Jun 2011
Singapore
Singapore Satellite Industry Forum

 
 
  CASBAA REPORTS  
Thailand in view Summary
Includes latest market developments and advertising data regarding the pay TV market.
Australia in View
The report describes the unique structures underlying Australia’s pay-TV marketplace.

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On the Move

Jordan of GE Satellite takes CASBAA Board seat. More.

 

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Spring Mixer

CASBAA celebrated the coming of Spring with a Mixer in HK on 22 Feb. With more than 50 guests, the networking evening followed the first meeting of the CASBAA COG 2011 and was the perfect way for members and friends to catch up.

 

 
 

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