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Latest Asia-Pacific Developments / Analysis

The October 2017  issue of  the  Satellite Executive Briefing magazine  focusing on Satellite Market Trends sponsored by Advantech Wireless is now available.  Featuring:

Satellite Market Trends by Elisabeth Tweedie

The Pursuit of Continuous Connectivity by Paul Scardino and James Brown

Teleport  Operators and the OTT Media Opportunity by Robert Bell

plus ITU Telecom World 2017 Show report, Mergers and Acquisitions, Executive Moves, Market Briefs, Vital Statistics, Satellite Markets 20 Stock Index and many more.  Click here to read or download the file

Amman, Jordan, October 13, 2017--Moving to consolidate its presence in the Middle East, Eutelsat has acquired Noorsat, one of the leading satellite service providers in the Middle East, from Bahrain’s Orbit Holding Group, in a deal valued at US$ 75 million (€63.4m).

Asia-Pacific Market Trends

Singapore, October 16, 2017--Advertising expenditure attributed to OTT TV episodes and movies (AVOD) will double between 2017 and 2022 to reach $29 billion for 138 countries, according to the Global AVOD Forecasts report by Digital TV Research. Asia Pacific will overtake North America as the leading AVOD region in 2021. Asia Pacific and North America will together account for 77% of the global total by 2022, with Western Europe bringing in a further 16%.

Paris, France, October 11, 2017 - According to the 20th edition of the report Satellites to be Built & Launched, Euroconsult anticipates that 300 satellites with a mass over 50 kg will be launched on average each year by 2026 for government agencies and commercial organizations worldwide. This is a threefold increase over the past decade as the satellite market experiences a paradigm shift with the rise of small satellites and mega constellations, such as that of OneWeb.

Asia-Pacific Executive Moves and Views

Melbourne, Australia, October 3, 2017--Highly decorated soldier Major General Jeff Sengelman DSC, AM, CSC is joining the Board of EM Solutions following his recent retirement from the Australian Army.

 

Los Angeles, Calif., October 2, 2017--Mission Microwave Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of compact, highly efficient Solid State Power Amplifiers and Block Upconverters, announced that it is expanding its executive team with the appointment of Steve Richeson as VP Sales and Marketing.

Asia-Pacific Events

Busan, South Korea,  October 2, 2017– ITU Telecom World 2017 wrapped up  in Busan following a full four-day program of tech innovation showcases, debate, networking and awards. The annual event brought together representatives of nations, leading industry players and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from around the world – fostering valuable support for innovation and business partnerships, and facilitating knowledge exchanges and networking.

Cheseaux, Switzerland, September 7, 2017–NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company, an independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, in partnership with MTM, an international research and strategy consultancy, today published the final conclusions of the 2017 Pay-TV Innovation Forum. This global research programme examines the state of innovation in the pay-TV market and provides perspectives on the most attractive areas of opportunity for both service providers and content owners in Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and North America.