Advanced Television


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

AVIA: Positivity in Filipino video industry

The Asia Video Industry Association’s (AVIA) Philippines In View seminar held this week brought together more than 700 industry delegates to discuss the state of the TV and video industry in the archipelago country with over 7000 islands. Some of the industry luminaries present include Manuel V Pangilinan, Chairman, President and CEO of PLDT, Ernest […]

May 21, 2021

Survey: Vietnam online piracy among highest in SE Asia

A study of the online content viewing behaviour of Vietnamese consumers has found that 60 per cent access streaming piracy websites or torrent sites. The levels of piracy went as high as 65 per cent within the 18-24 age demographic. The survey, commissioned by the Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) and conducted […]

May 17, 2021By Colin Mann

AVIA: India sees huge headroom for TV & digital growth

At the Asia Video Industry Association’s (AVIA) recent Future of Video India conference, industry leaders remained upbeat on the potential for growth despite a painful 2020 which had seen a 25 per cent drop in TV advertising revenue. The conference opened with an overview of the Future of Video in India with Mihir Shah, VP, […]

May 5, 2021

AVIA appoints Campbell-Pitt as Chief Policy Officer

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has appointed a new Chief Policy Officer to be based in its Singapore office, a first for the role. Campbell-Pitt joins AVIA on May 3rd, initially joining Chief Policy Officer John Medeiros, who will be retiring after a transition period.  Medeiros, who is based in Hong Kong, and joined […]

April 30, 2021

AVIA OTT Summit: “Customer experience driving OTT future”

The Asia Video Industry Association’s (AVIA) OTT  Summit – The Future of Video Streaming welcomed 900 delegates and featured over 80 industry experts and leaders across its four-day conference last week Opening the OTT Summit was the streaming analyst Matthew Ball, Managing Partner of Epyllion Industries, who presented a deep dive into the OTT industry […]

April 7, 2021