|[February 07, 2013]
APOS 2013: Global Leaders Join Asia Pay-TV Summit
HONG KONG & SINGAPORE & MUMBAI, India --(Business Wire)--
Leaders of global media and telecom companies serving over a billion
consumers are meeting on April 22 - 24, 2013 in Bali, Indonesia for the
fourth annual Asia Pacific Pay-TV Operators Summit (APOS). Organized by
Media Partners Asia, APOS (www.visitapos.com)
is the leading regional event for TV and broadband industry executives
with intent to drive bold thinking, strategy, deals and policy.
"Both emerging growth markets and mature, value geographies in Asia
Pacific are increasingly vital to future of strategic global majors,"
said Vivek Couto, executive director of Media Partners Asia. "This
year's APOS is a testament to this trend while the line-up and themes
are also a significant nod to the growing aspirations of leading local
players with currency to expand in domestic and international markets."
Confirmed headline speakers include:
Romain Bausch | President & CEO, SES (News - Alert)
DS Byun | CEO, CJ
Chase Carey | President & COO, News Corporation
Chandra | Chairman, Zee & Essel Group
Adam Chesnoff | President
& COO, Saban Capital Group
Richard Freudenstein | CEO, Foxtel
Kim | CEO, KT (News - Alert) Media Hub
Andr Kudelski | Chairman & CEO, Kudelski
Jagdish Kumar | CEO, Hathway Cable
Kevin MacLellan |
President, NBCUniversal International Television
Harit Nagpal | MD
& CEO, Tata Sky
Ben Pyne | President of Global Distribution,
Disney (News - Alert) Media Networks
Rohana Rozhan | CEO, Astro Malaysia Holdings
Jit Singh | CEO, Multi Screen Media
Hary Tanoesoedibjo | CEO, MNC
Rudy Tanoesoedibjo | CEO, MNC Sky Vision
| President, Turner Broadcasting (News - Alert) International
A full list of the 50-plus speakers participating is available at www.visitapos.com.
APOS Agenda Highlights include:
Asia in the global media portfolio. The role of emerging
markets for strategic international majors
Disruptors and threats. Regional OTT plays and the growth of
Pay-TV brands in the age of online. David versus Goliath.
India, Abroad, At Home, On the Move & On Demand. India's
international story, digitalization and the next 20 mil homes, mobile
and non-linear content.
The Rise of DTH. Growing pockets of value and volume in India
and Southeast Asia.
Going for Gold, The Sports Equation. Unlocking a new cycle of
value across channels and platforms.
Prosperity in Broadband. Forget TVE, focus on the new Horizon
of media & communications distribution.
Media & Money. New currencies and stories for content and
Korea, At home & Abroad. Digital 3.0 and international
Other key themes include: Asian Entertainment, Perspectives on
Japan, Digital Depth and more.
With offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and India, Media Partners Asia, Ltd
(MPA) is the leading independent provider of information services,
focusing on media and communications. MPA serves various audiences and
clients with multiple platforms including research, consulting, events
and publishing. MPA covers all major media-related sectors, including:
advertising; TV and radio broadcasting; broadband; cable and satellite
TV; digital TV; filmed entertainment; IPTV (News - Alert); mobile; music; online;
outdoor; pay-TV; and print media. MPA publications and research reports
receive widespread coverage in global media and are utilized by numerous
industry-related groups, such as media and telecom owners, investors,
technology companies, regulatory groups and the financial sector.
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