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Las Vegas, Nevada--View video interviews with key satellite industry executivesfrom the NAB 2016 in Las Vegas.  Among the interviews conducted include: Jonathan Crawford, President and CEO, The Space Connection; Chris Walters, CEO, Encompasss Digital Media; Keith Lissak, Director of Product Marketing, HarmonicSteve Corda, VP-Business Development-North America, SESPaolo Bozzola, CEO, ContentWise;  and Glodina Connan-Lostanlen, Chief Marketing Officer,  Imagine Communications.  Go to: http://www.todocast.tv/eventcastlive to register for free and view the videos. 

The April 2016  issue of  the  Satellite Executive Briefing magazine  sponsored by The Spaceconnection  is now available.  Featuring:

Focus on Media Service Providers: What's New? by Dan Freyer

Don't Write Off Linear TV...Yet  by Elisabeth Tweedie

Part 2 of Satellite Services to Play a Key Role in the Rio Olympics: Focus on Teleports by Bernardo Schneiderman

Letting the Chips Fall, Taiwan Style  by Lou Zacharilla

Report on the CABSAT Satellite Summit by Martin Jarrold

Case Study on Satellite Internet of Things (IoT) Tracking by Globalstar

plus Mergers and AcquisitionsMarket Briefs, Executive Moves, Product and Services MarketPlace Guide to NAB 2016  and many more.  Click here to read or download the file

Market Trends

London, April 15, 2016--Global broadband over three quarters of a billion...and still growing The most recent milestone for broadband came late in 2015 according to the most recent report from Point Topic “Global broadband subscribers: Q4 2015”.  As at the end of December 2015 there were 751.2 million fixed broadband lines globally.

London, UK, April 13, 2015--The number of homes paying for IPTV in Western Europe overtook pay satellite TV ones in 2015. According the Digital TV Western Europe Forecasts report, IPTV subscriptions will climb by nearly 7 million (up by 27%) between 2015 and 2021. IPTV revenues will reach $5.77 billion in 2021 – up by US$ 1.2 Billion. 

Executive Moves and Views

Hong Kong, May 3, 2016–Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat) announced the appointment of Ms. Zhang Yan as its new Vice President, China, to take over the responsibility of Mr. Zhang Hai Ming as he retires from May 1, 2016.

 

Northwich, United Kingdom, April 15, 2016-- Inview Technology Ltd. today announced that Angélique Boissy, a leading figure in the digital television industry, will be working with the company to spearhead its sales and partnerships initiative and develop Inview’s strategies and customer base globally.

Products and Services

Profiles of products and services showcased at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. To view the profiles click here. You will need Adobe Acrobat reader to view the profiles.

 

 

Friedrichshafen, Germany, April 15, 2016--ND SatCom and Centrum Szkoleniowe Hector (CSH) announce their Cooperation on delivering Satellite Courses in Poland. As a result of this cooperation, a broad range of courses certified by ND SatCom will be available for polish customers, at CSH training centre in Warsaw.

Events

Mexico City, Mexico, April 27, 2016--LATSAT, taking place on May 18-19, 2016 in Mexico City, is the unique executive meeting place for telecommunications in Latin America where executives come together to meet current or future business partners and listen to 40 high-level public and private decision makers as they discuss key issues in the region, such as universal access/service obligations, national telecommunications initiatives, digital media and enterprise usage. 

Hong Kong, April 22, 2016 – CASBAA, Asia’s largest non-profit media association serving the multi-channel audio-visual content creation and distribution industry, today announced the venue and dates for its upcoming 2016 Convention.  The 2016 convention will be held in Macau from November 7-10, 2016.