August 2011

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Macau Court Whacks Government
Over Cable Piracy

A Macau appeals court was highly critical of government inaction over the continuing problem of cable piracy by the “antenna companies” servicing most of the SAR’s apartment buildings. Read the whole story here

Convention 2011

Meet the Decoders @ CASBAA Convention 2011

From across Asia and around the world, meet the global decision-makers at the CASBAA Convention 2011 including Blair Westlake (Microsoft),Tony Maddox (CNN International) and Jeff Shell (NBCUniversal International). For more speakers, click here

The Digital North

Digital pay-TV services across North Asia are set to continue their recent growth patterns. Read the full article in the upcoming issue of Connections. For more data, visit here

New Push for Broadcast Treaty

The World Intellectual Property Organization is trying again to push ahead with negotiation of a treaty to provide international copyright protection for Broadcasting Organizations. More information can be found here (for CASBAA members only) 

The Digital Content (R)Evolution

CASBAA’s Connected Media & Mobility Group presented a members’ only Digital Roundtable with Anthony Zameczkowski, Head of Youtube Partnerships. Hispresentation is available for CASBAA members. View photos from the event here

Protecting Satellites

An insightful broadcast industry brief on the importance of protecting spectrum access for satellite services. Viewhere

In the News

CASBAA keeps you up-to-date on issues affecting the multichannel TV industry.

  • MCMC: Request for proposal for digital terrestrial TV broadcasting out soon. More

  • Tom Rogers of Tivo: internet-connected TV hasn’t been able to compete with traditional cable companies yet because the technology is still clunky. More

  • CTAM: Video app usage boosts viewer engagement. More

  • Online-video providers are scrambling to get content to Asian Internet users. More

  • Clearing pay-TV hurdles in emerging markets. More

Diary Dates

9 Sep 2011
Consultation with IDA on NIMS Connect

14 Sep 2011
Hong Kong
Consultation with IDA on NIMS Connect

15 Sep 2011
Hong Kong
Council of Governors Meeting

22 Sep 2011
Mumbai Drinks

28 Sep 2011
Hong Kong
Press Launch – Regulating for Growth

11 Oct 2011
Hong Kong
Board of Directors Meeting

31 Oct – 3 Nov 2011
Hong Kong
CASBAA Convention 2011

3 Nov 2011
Hong Kong
CASBAA Charity Ball

3 Nov 2011
Hong Kong
Annual General Meeting
Council of Governors Meeting

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