February 2013

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Online Ads and Pirate Websites

An institute based at the University of Southern California has begun an ongoing series of reports on which online ad servers are providing essential financial support for web-based piracy. Download the Feb report here

Thai Regulator Faces Tough Task

The pulling of Nua Mek 2 from airwaves spurred discussion on the opaque but freewheeling media scene in Thailand, which regulators have only just started to untangle and scrutinise. Read more here

Over the Top and Over Here
altGuest speakers from PCCW, Turner, ESPN and Fox a special members only workshop to demonstrate new OTT applications and share thoughts on future directions in this fast moving space. For a recap of the event, click here

US ‘Six Strikes’ Anti-Piracy Campaign Begins

Five of the country’s leading internet service providers are taking part in the Copyright Alert System, which they say is designed to educate rather than punish users. Read more here


Myanmar in View

altCASBAA travelled to Singapore on 27 February to host its first ever forum focusing on the emerging market of Myanmar. To read more about the day’s events and to view pictures from the forum, click here

connectionsEasing India’s Capacity Crunch

CASBAA and PwC have partnered on a new report to highlight the current and future demand for satellite capacities from India TV industry players for distribution as well as broadcast. Download your copy here

India Forum 2013

altCASBAA’s annual look at the Indian multichannel TV market brought together industry leaders from across the region and across the globe to discuss the issues that really matter on 7 March in New Delhi. See photos from the event here. Check back for a recap and videos!

CASBAA Convention 2013 – Save the date!

Mark your calendars – CASBAA’s annual flagship Convention will take place 22-24 October in Hong Kong this year. Don’t miss the multichannel TV industry’s most anticipated event!


altCASBAA held its first Mixer of 2013 at tivo on February 21 in Hong Kong. Check out the festivities and see what you’ve been missing! Video of the event here

Diary Dates

21 Mar 2013
Hong Kong
Board of Directors Meeting

30 May 2013
Bangkok in View

12 – 14 Jun 2013

17 Jun 2013
Satellite Industry Forum 2013

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