The Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (CASBAA) has added new members in Q1 2008 – one Patron Member and seven Corporate Members.
The new Patron Member is VOOM HD Networks Asia, a high-definition channel operator based in the US, while the seven Corporate Members include multilingual, pan- European news channel EuroNews; India-based communications, media and entertainment services provider Reliance Big Entertainment Pvt Ltd; Taipei-based cable TV MSO Kbro; Arqiva, a UK-based broadcasting network solutions and services provider; India-based channel operator INX Network; global media and telecoms strategy consultancy Spectrum Value Partners; and US-based wireless entertainment device
manufacturer Universal Electronics.
Commenting on the membership growth, Simon Twiston Davies, CEO, CASBAA, said, “The further growth of the CASBAA membership across so many markets and sectors is a demonstration of the expanding reach of the Association. The Asia Pacific video communications industry is set for great market growth in 2008 and the new memberships would only increase our effectiveness.”
Meanwhile, CASBAA will stage its first formal event of the year – the CASBAA India Satellite Forum – on March 18 in Delhi. The India Satellite Forum 2008 follows the success of the seventh CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum in Singapore in June 2007.