At the Media Partners Asia (MPA) Asia Pacific Pay-TV Operators Summit in Bali, Indonesia, stakeholders from across the broadcast landscape will assess the latest state of the market. Asia remains full of fascinating opportunities for broadcast and pay-TV services; the question is: what will happen next?
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Editor’s note for the Asia 2016 edition of Via Satellite.
Australia is gearing up to become an important space player in the global industry.
While there have been specific factors at play that have spearheaded the new format in South Korea and Japan, Ultra-HD growth in the region is expected to be replicated at a macro level with the rest of the world. This trend will commence in Western Europe — with its large number of test broadcasts — […]
Intentional jamming in the Middle East has declined steadily in the last couple of years. However, new mitigation technologies are on their way as the industry braces for a more contested environment.
With many un-connected communities, as well as emerging middle classes wanting pay-TV services, the opportunities for satellite companies are plentiful in Africa. We talk to some key operators in the market about where they see the opportunities in the market.
Conversations about the African telecommunications landscape today should focus on two major factors: connectivity, and purchasing power. With a rapidly growing population expected to reach 2.5 billion by midcentury, the African continent remains one of the most unconnected places on Earth, with pockets of 4G around relatively well-developed cities floating in a sea of backward […]
Editor’s note for Via Satellite Middle East and Africa 2015
With accelerated mobile penetration and more OTT offerings coming to market, the future for satellite is far from assured in Africa. Pay-TV could develop in some interesting ways over the next few years.
Asia is a mix of local operators competing against the likes of Intelsat, Eutelsat and SES among others that have also targeted the region for growth. There are a number of big DTH markets in the region such