December 2012

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Digital, Legal and Anywhere – TV in Singapore Today

Digital, Legal and AnywherCASBAA and Olswang held a media briefing on November 29 to launch a new report and to unveil an online directory of digital content available from legitimate sources.

CASBAA TV Upfronts – Indonesia and Singapore

TV UpfrontsCASBAA’s networking and preview experience for media buyers, agency heads and clients continued its tour of Asia Pacific to promote the power of multichannel TV as a marketing tool. Check out info forSingapore and Jakarta

Vietnam: Pay-TV regulations delayed; new consultation launched
Vietnam’s government has implemented a six-month extension for Pay-TV regulations initially announced in May 2011. At the same time, a public/industry consultation on a new “Master Plan” for the broadcasting industry will take place. Download an updated report here (CASBAA members’ only)

connectionsConnections Q4 2012

Get your copy of the latest issue of Connections, CASBAA’s in house magazine to keep you tuned-in to the multichannel TV industry. Download your copy or read online here

Singapore Convergence Review Panel: Interesting ideas, but will they work?

CASBAA and several member companies participated in consultations with the “Media Convergence Review Panel” that just reported recommendations to the Singapore government. Further info here (CASBAA members’ only)

HK: Letter from Copyright Association

Local IPR stakeholders call on the government to swiftly re-introduce the new copyright legislative proposal to Legco. Check it out here

Industry presses for Singapore action against online piracy

A coalition of companies from the television, telecom, and cinema industries, in a joint position paper, continued to press the Singapore government for action against online piracy. The position paper can be downloaded here

CASBAA Year End Mixer 2012

MixerThe Association’s final networking Mixer of the year took place on November 29th at the Prelude Rooftop Bar at the Boathouse Restaurant in Singapore. See photos from the event here

“Myanmar in View” seminar planned

CASBAA is planning a day-long “Myanmar in View” country seminar with representatives of the government and the industry to be held in Singapore on February 27th. The event will be open to CASBAA members only, so mark your calendars. Sponsorship opportunities are available; if interested contact Agnes Chan

Thailand Channel Licensing Gets Somewhat Clearer

November’s meeting of the Regulatory and Antipiracy Committee discussed Thailand’s licensing process now under way for pay-TV providers, and the effects on international players. The Executive Office has further clarified the documentation requirements for channels in an updated paper that can be downloaded here (CASBAA members’ only)


Diary Dates

31 Jan 2013
Hong Kong
Board of Directors Meeting

22 Feb 2013
Hong Kong

22 Feb 2013
Hong Kong
Council of Governors Meeting

27 Feb 2013
Myanmar in View

07 Mar 2013
New Delhi
India Forum

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