January 2013

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Tewari to Meet LCOs Over Revenue Sharing Under DAS

Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari will meet a delegation of Delhi-based local cable operators to hear their complaints with regard to the ‘unreasonable’ revenue sharing under the digital addressable system. Read more here

connectionsUpdate on Online Video in China
CASBAA and the Motion Picture Association commissioned a report on the legitimate suppliers of online video in China; the report is available to CASBAA and MPAA members only. Download your copy here (CASBAA members only)

NBTC Issues Licences to Local TV Operators

The NBTC issued the first 632 licences to local cable and satellite TV operators with 331 permanent licences for network providers and the rest one-year temporary licences to operate TV channels. This is considered the first attempt to regulate the Thai cable and satellite TV industry in 60 years. More here

Singapore Revises Sports Sharing List

Singapore’s MDA has announced the conclusion of its consultation process on revision to its designated content list with the outcome broadly in line with recommendations made at an earlier stage by an industry expert panel (including CASBAA and leading Singapore pay-TV platforms). Read more here

altMyanmar in View: 27 Feb, Singapore

Tap into the huge growth potential and demystify doing business in this intriguing market at Myanmar in View, a CASBAA members only event, where industry experts will share their experience and insights to help you break into this burgeoning economy. More info here

connectionsMyanmar in View Report

Delivering comprehensive insights into one of Asia’s most promising emerging markets – understand the country’s broadcast business and tap into the market potential of this new frontier. Download your copy here

India Forum 2013: 7 Mar, New Delhi

altFrom India’s dream of total digitization to the challenges of navigating a complex regulatory environment, the country’s multichannel TV industry is in a period of phenomenal evolution. Join a roster of experts as they explore the broadcasting industry in India. More info here

Diary Dates

21 Feb 2013
Hong Kong

22 Feb 2013
Hong Kong
Council of Governors Meeting

26 Feb 2013
Regulatory/Antipiracy Committee cocktail

27 Feb 2013
Myanmar in View

07 Mar 2013
New Delhi
India Forum

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