Dubai, United Arab Emirates,January 8, 2015--With the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) media market expected to grow from US$16 billion in 2014 to US$24 billion in 2019 according to Strategy & Analysis, CABSAT will examine the global impact of industry-evolving mega trends and highlight how regional companies can adopt products and strategies to drive monetisation and growth opportunities.
Abidjan, Ivory Coast, December 12, 2014 — Eutelsat and the African Telecommunications Union (ATU) will be holding a conference in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on 15-16 December on the transition to digital broadcasting and telecommunications services across West Africa. Organized in cooperation with West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) and Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), the conference will bring together ITU and World Bank experts in addition to ICT ministers, broadcasters, regulators, policy-makers and finance institutions from 15 countries in the region, from Senegal to Nigeria.
Yangon, Myanmar, December 11, 2014 – Following the huge success of Myanmar’s first Satellite Forum, the Myanmar government has outlined plans to launch its own satellite within five years with ‘an open, fair and transparent tendering process.’ The debate will also be continued at next year’s Myanmar Satellite Forum, set to take place on 18th November 2015 alongside Communicast 2015 at Myanmar Event Park, Yangon.
Doha, Qatar, December 10, 2014 – ITU Telecom World 2014 closed its doors today following four busy days of high-level debate, networking, knowledge sharing and showcasing. A dynamic and truly diverse line-up of participants from around the world attended the event, including Cisco, Huawei, Intel, LS telcom, Nokia, Ooredoo, Rohde & Schwarz, Vodafone and ZTE, with pavilions from Argentina, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Chad, China, Hungary, Nigeria, Malaysia, Qatar, Tanzania, Thailand and Zimbabwe, while Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan and Rwanda came together within the Smart Africa zone on the show floor.
Doha, Qatar, December 9, 2014 – The debates and conversations which started this year in Doha, Qatar, are set to continue in Europe next year, as ITU announced today that its upcoming ITU Telecom World 2015 event will take place 12-15 October in Budapest, Hungary.
St. Petersburg, Russia, November 26, 2014--The second International GS Summit of leading experts in telecommunications held November 18-19, 2014 in St. Petersburg, Russia, discussed content monetization trends.Over one hundred delegates from France, Great Britain, Finland, Russia, Cambodia, China, India, Pakistan and other countries participated in the event organized by the GS Group, an investment and industry holding company.
Singapore, November 20, 2014--BroadcastAsia2015, slated for 2 - 5 June 2015, will unveil its new TV Everywhere! Zone as increasing consumer expectations place new challenges on the industry to provide more convenient and reliable access to content. With the proliferation of digital devices and today’s ever-changing market of always-on connectivity, content broadcasters are starting to look beyond TV to stream and monetise their content.
Singapore, November 15, 2014–Asia contains nearly half of the world’s Internet users and is fast moving towards a world of connected cities where every aspect of business and leisure is enhanced by ICT. It is therefore fitting that CommunicAsia2015 and EnterpriseIT2015, held 2 – 5 June 2015 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, will showcase the latest innovative technologies from the entire info-communications ecosystem.
Hong Kong, November 3, 2014 – The annual CASBAA Convention, 2014, saw speakers across technology, advertising and content industries take a more in-depth look at how to adapt to a future ‘Beyond the Box’. As the broadcast industry moves into new forms of content delivery such as digital streaming and over-the-top services, the convention aimed to discuss these changes and how to create new business models that works for today’s consumer demands.
October 21, 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands–Ultrafast broadband, that can enable the Internet of Everything, which includes 4K-video and cloud-based applications, is a growing presence as a proportion of total world fixed broadband subscriptions, which reached a record 700.19 million this week. But now the big challenge for the emerging ultrafast technologies such as G.fast is interoperability and today at the Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam, the Broadband Forum is hosting the most advanced showcase of interoperable equipment and solutions ever staged, on its Interoperability Pavilion.