CASBAACable and Satellite Broadcasters Association of Asia
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Neil Gane, the General Manager of the recently launched CASBAA Coalition Against Piracy (CAP), said "ISDs with preloaded applications are readily available in many electronic outlets in Hong Kong with sales teams implying to consumers that the TV channels and movies available on the TV boxes are legal and the 'very cheap' service they sell will last indefinitely.
CAP's current members include beIN Sports, CASBAA, The Walt Disney Company, HBO Asia, NBCUniversal, Premier League, Turner Asia-Pacific, A&E Networks, Astro, BBC Worldwide, Cignal, Media Partners Asia, National Basketball Association, PCCW Media, Sony Pictures Television Networks Asia, True Visions, TV-5MONDE, Viacom International Media Networks and Fox Network Group.
CASBAA has also announced the appointment of Neil Gane as general manager of CAP.
8220;At its most basic level, 'the box' refers to the traditional television set that sits in the living room - or, more likely today, is mounted on a wall,” said Christopher Slaughter, CEO, CASBAA.
The most influential Asian industry event of the year, CASBAA Convention 2009 unites leading visionaries and influencers from the pay-TV business across 14 markets and 315 million subscribers.
India Satcom 2017 is organised by the Broadband India Forum; CASBAA is a supporting organisation.
Speaking at the CASBAA Philippines in View 2017 conference held in Manila last August, Slaughter explained: "Driven by new technologies, easy access to online video content and changing viewership habits are some of the issues media operators today have to address.
8220;Apart from the usual signal quality uncertainties of internet transmission, the content stream can be terminated suddenly,” said CASBAA CEO Christopher Slaughter, “whether by law enforcement action - as in the recent Hong Kong case - or through the upstream intervention of content owners.
No news channels have yet been given editing licenses, although 16 other foreign channels have, CASBAA said.
Branded also has unique experience in the media and technology space having been the exclusive sales agent for the CASBAA Convention since 2003.
HONG KONG and SINGAPORE, Nov 30, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Louis Boswell, senior media and digital business leader in Asia, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, CASBAA, the Association said today.
AsiaSat will be displaying this new 4K-SAT channel at the CASBAA Convention in Hong Kong on 27 and 28 October.