CASBAA Boost from Developing Markets
Welcomes VTC, Sky Net, TMS and Motion Picture Association with Eutelsat and
Sky News Australia upgrading to Patron Membership
Hong Kong, Oct 29, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Continuing to expand the reach and
diversity of its Membership, CASBAA this week welcomed Corporate Members VTC
from Vietnam and Sky Net of Myanmar, as well as Hong Kong's TMS and the
Motion Picture Association. Patron Member upgrades have also been registered
by satellite operator Eutelsat of Paris and Sky News Australia in Sydney.
"The CASBAA membership roster increasingly reflects the growing
importance of emerging markets such as Vietnam, which saw a 74% pay-TV growth
between 2009 and 2011, and Myanmar, where the TV advertising market has been
growing at 49% per annum over the last few years," said Simon Twiston
Davies, CEO, CASBAA.
VTC Digital Television Station was launched in 2005 with nation-wide coverage
and now has 20 self-produced channels plus a bouquet of international channels
broadcast via satellite, DTT, analog, IPTV, Internet and cable television.
Launched in 2010, Sky Net is a Direct to Home and Multiplay Service system
provided nationwide in Myanmar.
Hong Kong-based TMS designs, builds and manages mobile marketing and commerce
campaigns linked to traditional advertising campaigns.
The Motion Picture Association serves as an advocate of the American motion
picture, home video and television industries.
Eutelsat provides transponder capacity on 23 satellites delivering more than
2,500 television channels to over 120 million cable and satellite homes around
Sky News of Australia delivers news coverage as well as an extensive line-up
of national affairs programming and is a leader in digital news production and
Added Twiston Davies: "As the multichannel TV industry continues to grow
(and new markets emerge as major players in the region), CASBAA's core
directive to Inform, Represent and Connect plays a vital role in the continued
success of all our member organisations."
For a complete list of CASBAA members and information on membership benefits,
please visit http://www.casbaa.com/about-casbaa/members .
Established in 1991, CASBAA is the Association for digital multichannel TV,
content, platforms, advertising and video delivery across Asia. Spanning 18
geographic markets, CASBAA and its Members reach 446 million connections
through a footprint ranging from China to Australasia, Japan to Pakistan. The
CASBAA mission is to promote the growth of multichannel TV and video content
through industry information, networking exchanges and events while promoting
global best practices. To view the full list of CASBAA members, and more
information, please visit www.casbaa.com .
PR & Communications Manager, CASBAA
Director, Marketing & Communications, CASBAA
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