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Providing regional content is important for growth of M&E sector, says I&B secy NK Sinha

Providing regional content in local languages was important for all major platforms as part of the overall growth for the media & entertainment (M&E) sector, Information & Broadcasting (I&B) ministry secretary NK Sinha said while addressing CASBAA convention at Macau.

CASBAA takes on content piracy in Asia with the formation of CAP

CASBAA, the Asian trade body serving the pay-TV industry, has created a coalition against piracy targeting Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs) with the formation of Coalition Against Piracy (CAP).

CASBAA’s annual convention to be held from 6-8 Nov in Macau

Regional multichannel TV and digital video trade body CASBAA has unveiled the key themes and workshop programme for the CASBAA Convention 2017 to be staged at Studio City in Macau, from 6-8 November.

Pulak Bagchi bids adieu to Star

Star India SVP legal and regulatory Pulak Bagchi has put in his papers after more than a seven-year stint. He is currently serving his notice period and his last day at the company is 30 June.

New tech in the satellite industry prompting shifts: Casbaa

The emergence of new technologies in the satellite industry, including the arrival of HTS GSO and NGSO systems, is prompting the industry to embrace a substantial shift—from offering one-size-fits-all capacity to creating value propositions better tailored to customers’ fast-growing, diverse demand and the price pressures in dynamic economic circumstances.

Casbaa to hold Convention 2016 in Macau

Casbaa has announced the venue and dates for its upcoming 2016 Convention.

TV is moving online and undergoing sea change: CASBAA

CASBAA’s report details an ‘unsustainable’ situation that sees governments maintain legacy regulatory policies to the disadvantage of local operators, while TV supply is moving online and undergoing a ‘comprehensive transformation’.

Digitisation opening the door for development of Taiwan’s TV industry

Taiwan’s plans to restructure its regulation of the cable-TV industry was the focus of a day-long seminar in Taipei this month before 100 industry leaders, government officials, academics and foreign experts. NCC Chairman Howard Shyr told delegates at the opening session that NCC saw the advance of digital technology as opening the door for development of Taiwan’s TV industries.

Govt to focus on 10 states in Phases III and IV, industry needs to seed 110 mn STBs: Supriya Sahu

For Phases III and IV, the government would focus mainly on the 10 states that account for 77% of the cable TV households. Carriage falls by 20- 25% in Phase I cities, says Supriya Sahu.

CASBAA India forum to be held on 5 March

Themed “Indian Content: Going Global?”, CASBAA India forum in New Delhi will provide a platform to look inwards on issues such as ongoing digitisation of cable networks and the state of the DTH industry.