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Satellite Industry Forum makes successful return

The Asia Video Industry Association was finally able to host its annual Satellite Industry Forum in-person in Singapore on May 31st 2022 after a two-year hiatus, bringing together over 120 delegates from around the world and some of the satellite industry’s most foremost leaders.Opening the Forum this year was keynote speaker, Steve Collar, Chief Executive […]

June 3, 2022

AVIA: “Future is bright for India’s video market”

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has held its third Future of Video India virtual conference to much optimism as industry leaders remained bullish on India’s long-term view, after its fifth straight quarter of economic expansion, with all round economic recovery and an economic rebound that is much broader based and across multiple sectors. Mihir […]

May 4, 2022

AVIA: “Optimism for OTT growth”

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) hosted over 850 delegates and featured over 80 industry leaders at the recent OTT Summit, with conversations largely revolving on the subject of growth, from subscriber and revenue growth to increased local content investment and an intense focus on the customer. In discussing the outlook for the video industry […]

April 6, 2022

Survey shows site blocking benefits

Trade association Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy’s (CAP) most recent YouGov consumer surveys show that while piracy continues to be a major concern around the Asia Pacific region, particularly in Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines where 61 per cent of consumers admit to accessing pirate services in each country, site blocking, and in […]

March 23, 2022By Colin Mann

Cheetham new CAP GM

APAC video industry trade body the Asia Video Industry Association has appointed Matthew Cheetham as General Manager of the Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) with immediate effect. Over the last four years CAP, has made real inroads into the systemic problems of video piracy faced by the broadcast and streaming video industry in Asia Pacific. The […]

February 8, 2022By Colin Mann

AVIA: Satellite remains vital for video distribution

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) hosted its annual Satellite Industry Forum recently as a virtual conference, to end off the Asia Video Summit umbrella of events this year. The Forum opened with a look at Satellite Trends and Forecasts Post-Covid with Caleb Henry, Senior Analyst, Quilty Analytics. The traditional satcom industry continues to be […]

November 25, 2021

AVIA: “Resiliency & optimism in Vietnam TV industry”

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) hosted its country-focused virtual conference, Vietnam in View, to over 320 international and local speakers and delegates last weel, sharing great optimism in a country that has arguably proven itself as one of the more resilient economies in Southeast Asia. The conference opened with a presentation on the State […]

September 14, 2021

Intelsat: “APAC leads pay-TV revenues”

Intelsat’s Media Market Watch states that traditional pay-TV viewing in the Asia-Pacific region is “leading the way” in revenue generation for operators. Intelsat’s study (via AVIA and S&P Global) states that it is the largest pay-TV region in the world with 17 key markets and some 655 million subscribers. It states that Multichannel cable households […]

July 2, 2021By Chris Forrester

Herps new GM for AVIA’s CAP

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has appointed Aaron Herps as the General Manager of its Coalition Against Piracy (CAP), following the departure of Neil Gane, who leaves AVIA to take up a position with the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment, the global coalition dedicated to reducing online piracy and protecting the creative marketplace. Herps […]

June 14, 2021By Colin Mann

Industry lauds Malaysia piracy clampdown

In what has been described as a landmark decision, the Intellectual Property High Court in Kuala Lumpur has declared that the sale, offer for sale, distribution and/or supply of TV Boxes or illicit streaming devices (ISDs) that can provide unauthorised access to copyrighted works, constitutes copyright infringement under the Copyright Act 1987. The action in […]

May 24, 2021By Colin Mann