SES Brings Together Experts of the Ultra HD Ecosystem

London, UK, February 13, 2015--SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) hosted a conference on Ultra High Definition (UHD) in London. With a gathering of expert guest speakers, the event’s objective was to exchange views and debate on the current place of UHD in the media industry and its future. This event was also an opportunity for SES to demonstrate a live broadcast of its UHD channel, recently launched at 28.2E.

Space Data Association Annual User’s Meeting at Satellite 2015

Isle of Man, February 12, 2015–-The Space Data Association (SDA) will be holding its Annual User’s Meeting at the Intelsat Headquarters in Tyson’s Corner, VA on Monday 16th March.

CASBAA OTT Summit 2015 Decodes the Over-The-Top Conundrum

Hong Kong, February 4, 2015–CASBAA, the Association for digital multichannel TV, content, platforms, advertising and video delivery throughout the Asia-Pacific, will hold its second annual OTT Summit on Tuesday, March 3 at the Grand Hyatt Singapore.

IBC Content Everywhere MENA Showcases Dynamic Growth in Content Connectivity

Dubai, UAE, February 3, 2015--The first IBC Content Everywhere MENA show closed its doors on a highly successful event which brought together 1,451 thought leaders from the Middle East, North Africa and beyond. There are dramatic changes in the way that we create, share, consume and monetise content, and the most pressing topics were covered at IBC Content Everywhere MENA.

CASBAA Conference Highlights Gambling and Porn as Main Supports for Indonesian Pirate Websites

Jakarta, Indonesia, January 21, 2015–New research released at CASBAA’s Indonesia in View 2015 conference explored funding links between the banned gambling and pornography industries, and the online piracy websites they use to attract young viewers. 

NAB Show Collaborative Global Series Planned for 2015

Washington, D.C., January 15, 2015--The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced it will again present NAB Show Collaborative, a global initiative designed to support and strengthen innovation, growth and opportunity in the digital media and entertainment industry. As part of the initiative, NAB has partnered with leading events around the world to host conferences and sessions for Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, CABSAT in Dubai and SET Expo in São Paulo. In all, NAB will present more than 40 sessions featuring industry leaders and best-in-class educational programming.

23rd edition of Convergence India to be held in New Delhi from January 21st

New Delhi, India, January 14, 2015: Themed as ‘Connecting India’, Exhibitions India Group is set to bring together the best minds in the ICT, media and entertainment ecosystem under one roof with the 23rd edition of Convergence India expo at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from 21-23 January 2015. Exhibitions India Group (EIG) has been serving the Indian Information Communication Technology sector by organizing the annual International Convergence India series of expos since 1992.

CABSAT 2015 to Highlight Regional Content and Entertainment Industry Growth

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.


West African Media and Technology Experts to Discuss the Digital Transition Opportunity

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.

Myanmar moving towards ‘Satellite Sovereignty’ following the success of the country’s first Satellite Forum

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.