Our Corporate members are made up of firms, corporations or other entities interested in the objectives of AVIA.
A+E Networks Asia
A+E Networks™ is an award-winning global content company comprised of some of the most popular and culturally relevant brands in media including HISTORY™, Lifetime™, FYI™, H2™ and Crime+Investigation™. A+E Networks™ Asia operates and distributes its portfolio in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Hong Kong, Fiji, Macau, Taiwan, Korea, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Maldives, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Globally, A+E Networks’ channels and branded programming reach more than 335 million households in over 200 territories in 42 languages.
ABS is one of the fastest growing global satellite operators in the world. ABS offers a complete range of tailored solutions including broadcasting, data and telecommunication services to broadcasters, service providers, enterprises and government organisations. Operating a fleet of satellites, ABS covers over 93% of the world’s population across Africa, Asia Pacific, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, CIS and Russia. ABS has strategic alliances and partnerships with state-of-the-art communication hubs, to deliver the best satellite solutions.
APT Satellite was founded and commenced its operation in 1992. APT Satellite currently owns and operates APSTAR in-orbit satellites covering regions in Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and the Pacific – accounting for 75% of the world’s population, and provides excellent quality “one-stop-shop” transponder, satellite telecommunications and satellite TV broadcasting and transmission services to broadcasting and telecommunication customers.
We help clients overcome the challenges of competing in the global economy. We solve complex legal problems across borders and practice areas. Our unique culture, developed over 65 years, enables our 13,000 people to understand local markets and navigate multiple jurisdictions, working together to instill confidence in our clients.
BARC India is a JIC founded by stakeholder bodies that represent Broadcasters, Advertisers and Media Agencies. Built upon a robust and future-ready technology backbone, BARC India owns and manages an accurate and inclusive TV audience measurement system. Apart from currency products, BARC India also provides a suite of Insight products which powers efficient media spends and content decisions.
beIN Asia Pacific
beIN Asia Pacific, part of beIN MEDIA GROUP, is a multi-platform media company. Offering a stellar line-up of live sporting events through its premium network, beIN SPORTS, we serve passionate fans with great coverage, news and analysis of the top leagues and competitions from around the planet, as well as exclusive and never-before-available content. beIN also owns and operates beIN SPORTS CONNECT, a direct-to-consumer OTT service which gives fans unparalleled access to all LIVE matches through any connected mobile device, laptop and desktop computer.
Bloomberg Television combines Bloomberg’s global resources with comprehensive 24-hour, real-time coverage of all of the important markets in the Asia Pacific region. Bloomberg Television delivers global, regional and local business and financial news, information and analysis, along with continuous up-to-the-second market prices, weather and sports. Bloomberg has nearly 2,000 reporters and editors in over 130 news bureaus, including Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, New Delhi and Mumbai, as well as New York and London.
Blue Ant Media Asia-Pacific
Blue Ant Media Asia-Pacific is a subsidiary of international producer, distributor and channel operator, Blue Ant Media. Blue Ant Media Asia-Pacific is comprised of Love Nature, ZooMoo, Blue Ant Entertainment and Blue Ant Extreme, offering programming from natural history to children’s content, primetime series to factual entertainment. Blue Ant Media Asia-Pacific has its footprint in 19 territories in the Asia Pacific region through its channels and branded blocks.
Brightcove, a leading global provider of cloud services for video, offers a family of products that revolutionise the way organisations deliver video experiences. The company’s products include Video Cloud, the market-leading online video platform, Zencoder, a leading cloud-based media processing service and HTML5 video player technology provider and Once, a cloud-based ad insertion and video stitching service. Brightcove has more than 6,300 customers in over 70 countries that rely on Brightcove cloud content services to build and operate video experiences across PCs, smartphones, tablets and connected TVs.
Canal+ Group is the leading French audiovisual media group and a top player in the production of pay-TV and theme channels and the bundling and distribution of pay-TV services. With its wealth of exclusive content, its multi-faceted expertise and production prowess, the Group is proud to provide its subscribers with the best programs together with the best service. Abroad, the Group has developed a strong presence in regions with high growth potential in Asia and particularly in Africa, where it has 4.1 million subscribers. The Group is also a leader in pay-TV in Poland with almost 2.2 million subscribers. In total, the Group has 16.2 million subscribers.
Through its subsidiary Studiocanal, the Group is also the European leader in the production and distribution of movies and TV series for international audiences. It is also in charge of one of the largest movie catalogs in the world, with 5,500 international titles. The Group also benefits from being part of Vivendi, the global content and media group, which enables it to develop its business in a shared growth dynamic.
Cignal is the Philippines’ premier DTH satellite provider. Launched in 2009, Cignal broadcasts to households and commercial venues nationwide using DBS (Direct Broadcast Satellite) technology. Cignal transmits 68 channels to date, which includes free-to-air, SD, and HD. It also offers an on-demand service through its pay-per-view channel, and a varied mix of 10 audio channels.
CMS is a full-service top 10 global law firm, with 70 offices in 39 countries across the world, and 4,500 legal professionals across the world. We provide a wide range of expertise across 19 expert practice and sector areas including Banking and Finance, Commercial, Competition, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Energy, Funds, Intellectual Property, Life Sciences/ Pharmaceuticals, Real Estate & Construction, Tax and TMT.
Eutelsat commercialises capacity on 23 satellites that are used for broadcasting more than 2,500 television channels to over 120 million cable and satellite homes. Their reach continues to expand to embrace large parts of Asia with Ku-band satellites optimised for video broadcasting, distribution and contribution links, rural telephony, data broadcasting, and internet access.
FRANCE 24 is the first international news channel that offers a French perspective on world events. It broadcasts 24/7 on three channels (French, English and Arabic) in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and on the US east coast. FRANCE 24 is available on cable, satellite, DSL and mobile.
Globe Telecom is the number one mobile brand in the Philippines and the purveyor of the Filipino digital lifestyle. We provide cellular, broadband and mobile data services by focusing on enriching our content offerings amid customers’ growing preference for multimedia platforms across multiple screens and devices.
Haldanes is a Hong Kong-based law firm experienced in serving the needs of local and Asia Pacific clients. Established in 1975, partners have an extensive collective knowledge of legal practice in the region. The firm has strong reputation across its practice areas, which excellence has been acknowledged by various awards bodies.
Inmarsat is the global leader in mobile satellite services for the broadcast media. Inmarsat’s solutions deliver more bandwidth, unparalleled mobility, ease of set-up and market-leading reliability trusted by leading broadcasters worldwide. Inmarsat’s BGAN™ service pioneered “backpack broadcasting”; its forthcoming Global Xpress® network is set to revolutionise newsgathering once again.
Intelsat brings more than the world’s most extensive, flexible and dependable satellite network. It offers simple access to unprecedented scale, depth of resources, expertise and support to address your business challenges with agility and help you achieve a greater potential. Real-time, constant communication with people anywhere in the world is closer, by far.
INVIDI Technologies is the world’s leading addressable advertising company with 68 million homes under contract, 30 million actively served and adding one million homes per month. We deliver the right advertising message to the right audience with pinpoint accuracy. INVIDI has developed solutions across platforms including IPTV, OTT, VOD, mobile, and Smart TVs.
Irdeto empowers companies to protect and monetise their digital assets and maximise return on content with innovative and reliable software technologies, end-to-end solutions and services. The company’s products include conditional access, digital rights management, business support systems, set-top box software solutions. Through group company Cloakware, it provides software and data centre security solutions, while Entriq delivers content management and distribution solutions and services. More than 500 customers worldwide trust Irdeto to secure and enable the delivery of their valuable content across digital broadcast, IP, mobile, enterprise and government networks. Irdeto solutions currently enable simple to advanced business models on more than one billion devices and applications.
The big British entertainment channel with a great big heart. Bought to you by Britain’s leading commercial broadcaster, ITV Choice is packed full of programming for English-speaking adults who want to indulge in quality TV. Available throughout Asia, the Middle East and Africa, it reaches over 100 countries and territories. Award-winning dramas, brilliant gameshows, star-filled entertainment and inspiring documentaries, all bought to you by famous faces from Britain and around the world. ITV Choice – Your Choice for Big British Entertainment.
VSTV is the joint venture between the Vietnamese public broadcaster VTV and the French pay TV group, Canal Plus. The K+ DTH brand currently provides more than 55 channels, including exclusive channels, to its subscribers in digital quality. The K+ DTH offering is available everywhere across Vietnam and is intended to provide the best service at an affordable price for all Vietnamese households.
Kantar Media is a global leader in media intelligence, providing clients with the data they need to make informed decisions on all aspectsof media measurement, monitoring and selection. Part of Kantar, the data investment management arm of WPP, Kantar Media provides the most comprehensive and accurate intelligence on media consumption, performance and value.
MEASAT is a premium supplier of satellite communication services to leading international broadcasters, Direct-To-Home (DTH) platforms and telecom operators. With capacity across six (6) communication satellites, the company provides satellite services to over 150 countries representing 80% of the world’s population across Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe and Australia.
MediaKind is uniquely positioned to help shape and lead the future of global media technology. Their award-winning technologies, established industry heritage and forward-thinking experts equip organizations with the end-to-end technology solutions needed to embrace media of all kinds. MediaKind is opening the eyes of humankind, enabling people to be involved in inspiring stories, iconic moments and world-changing events – on any screen. They are media technology innovators – imagining the unimaginable and driving the human entertainment experience forward for everyone, everywhere.
Media Partners Asia
Media Partners Asia (“MPA”) is a leading independent provider of information services, focusing on media, communications and entertainment industries. MPA serves various audiences and clients with multiple platforms. MPA covers all major media-related sectors, including: advertising; broadcasting; broadband; cable and satellite TV; digital TV; filmed entertainment; IPTV; mobile; online; outdoor; pay TV; and print media. MPA publications and research reports receive widespread coverage in global media and are utilised by numerous industry-related groups, such as media and telecom owners, investors, technology companies, regulatory groups and the financial sector.
Motion Picture Association
The Motion Picture Association (MPA) Asia Pacific represents the interests of the six international producers and distributors of filmed entertainment. To do so, they promote and protect the intellectual property rights of these companies and conduct public awareness programs to highlight to movie fans around the world the importance of content protection. These activities have helped to transform entire markets benefiting film and television industries in each country including foreign and local filmmakers alike.
The organization acts on behalf of the members of the Motion Picture Association, Inc (MPA) which includes Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Netflix Studios, LLC, Paramount Pictures Corporation, Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., Universal City Studios LLC, and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. The MPA has worldwide operations which are directed from their head offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. and overseen in the Asia Pacific by a team based in Singapore. For more information about MPA Asia Pacific, please visit www.mpa-apac.org and www.facebook.com/mpaasiapacific.
NAGRA, a digital TV division of the Kudelski Group, provides security and multiscreen user experience solutions for the monetisation of digital media. The company provides content providers and DTV operators worldwide with secure, open and integrated platforms and applications over broadcast, broadband and mobile platforms, enabling compelling and personalised viewing experiences.
NHK WORLD TV
NHK WORLD TV is the international English-language broadcasting service provided by NHK – Japan’s sole public broadcasting network. It is comprised of news/lifestyle programmes and broadcast, 24 hours a day, from Tokyo. NHK WORLD TV delivers the latest news and information focusing on Japan and Asia reflecting an Asian perspective.
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen provides both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries and covers more than 90% of the world’s population.
The Premier League is the organising body of the FA Premier League with responsibility for the competition, its Rule Book and the centralised broadcast and other commercial rights. However, we do not operate in isolation, instead we work proactively and constructively with our Member Clubs and the other football authorities to improve the quality of football both in England and across the world.
Singtel is Asia’s leading communications group providing a portfolio of services including voice and data services over fixed, wireless and internet platforms. It has a network of 37 offices, in 19 countries and territories throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States. Together with its regional partners, Singtel is Asia’s largest multi-market mobile operator, serving more than 198 million mobile customers in eight markets.
SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation
Always innovating with an eye to the future. SKY Perfect JSAT is Japan’s only satellite operator. With 13 satellites covering Japan, Asia, Oceania and North America, we are the largest satellite operator in Asia. We play an important role in fields as diverse as multi-channel pay TV, SNG, internet backbone, cellular backhaul, maritime and disaster recovery services. We will continually use new and creative ways to aggressively expand our global reach.
Sony Pictures Television
Sony Pictures Television (“SPT”) Networks, Asia is a leading operator of ad-supported channels including English general entertainment powerhouses AXN and Sony Channel; and Asian content giants Animax, GEM and ONE. SPT Networks’ portfolio collectively features the biggest and best titles from Japan, Korea and the US that are first-run, exclusive, and aired close to the original telecast.
StarHub is Singapore’s second largest info-communications company and the sole operator delivering a full range of information, communications and entertainment services over fixed, cable, mobile and internet platforms. StarHub operates its own nation-wide HFC network that delivers multichannel cable TV services (including Digital Cable and High Definition Television), voice and internet (including ultra-high residential broadband access of up to 100 Mbps).
Synamedia is committed to providing the world’s most complete, secure and advanced end-to-end open video delivery solution. Building on more than 30 years of expertise, the firm is the largest global provider of video solutions, trusted by over 200 top satellite DTH, cable, telco and OTT operators, content owners and broadcasters.
Taiwan Broadband Communications
Taiwan Broadband Communications (“TBC”) is the leading television broadcaster in Taiwan with over 670,000 subscribers. TBC’s core business is the provision of basic television services and it is the key broadcaster, as well as a primary source, of local news in each of its licence areas. It also offers value-added services such as cable telephony, broadband internet and digital television programming, providing viewers with improved picture and sound quality and extra channels.
Telstra Global is a leading global supplier of managed network services and international data, voice and satellite services. It is a division of the leading Australia-based, Tier 1 telecommunications and media services company, Telstra Corporation and owns one of the most technologically advanced IP backbone networks in the world.
TM Net, formerly the multimedia arm of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (“TMB”), was set up in 1995 as NewCo to spearhead Telekom Malaysia Berhad’s entry into the ICT industry. In 1996 it became TM Multimedia, a business unit of Telekom Malaysia Berhad, providing internet and multimedia solutions and services. It has since charted phenomenal progress moving beyond a simple internet service provider to a more advanced ISP whose services did not just stop at providing connection to the web.
We are the technology that makes it possible to create experiences between content producers and end-users, including cable operators. We have positioned as leaders on technological solutions specially designed to boost the growth of the OTT & digital TV industry by developing the user authentication and authorisation service, and expanding our work to applications for end-users, going through all the stages of aggregation and distribution of content.
Established in 1976, TVB International (“TVBI”) is the worldwide operating arm of TVB, supplying quality TV programmes to free-to-air broadcasters, cable and satellite services operators, and licensed video and DVD/VCD distributors throughout North and South America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. TVBI has also been playing an active role in the development of emerging digital media.
Verimatrix specialises in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe and is recognised as the global Number One in revenue security for connected video devices. The award-winning and independently audited Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) family of solutions enable next-generation video service providers to cost-effectively extend their networks and enable new business models. The company has continued its technical innovation by offering the world’s only globally interconnected revenue security platform, Verspective™ Intelligence Center, for automated system optimisation and data collection/analytics.
Veri-Site is an extensive database of online criminal activity, which provides clients with a complete overview of infringers’ profiles and activities extending to rogue websites, intellectual property theft, cybercrime, web-enabled transnational organisation crime, and sanctioned entities operating online. Veri-Site is a digital advertising assurance provider within the trustworthy accountability group’s initiative to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain. Veri-Site is used by many players in the content protection ecosystem such as payment processors, right holders, internet service providers, advertising ecosystems, commercial banks and financial institutions.
Viaccess-Orca is a game changing partner for content service providers, thanks to its ability to protect and to enhance the value of content services wherever viewers are, and on whatever device they choose to consume content. We assist service providers in creating long term loyalty on the customer journey to discover, choose and consume content in a secure manner. Viaccess-Orca is a France Telecom Group company.
Viacom 18 Media is a 50/50 joint venture operation in India between Viacom Inc., the world’s leading entertainment content company, comprising brands like BET, MTV Networks and Paramount Pictures, and the Network18 Group. The group operates news channels CNBC-TV18, CNBC Awaaz, CNBC-TV18 Prime HD, CNN-IBN, IBN7 and IBN-Lokmat (a Marathi regional news channel in partnership with the Lokmat group).
Vobile is the premier, trusted provider for protecting, measuring and monetizing online video content. The company creates cutting-edge technology solutions for content owners and distributors through its best-in-class SaaS platform. Vobile’s platform enables content owners to reduce infringement-related loss and pursue new revenue opportunities in online video distribution. Company also won the 69th Technology & Engineering Emmy.
Warner Media, LLC
WarnerMedia is comprised of HBO, Turner and Warner Bros. Together, these business units are leaders in the industry in creating premium content, operate one of the world’s largest TV and film studios and own a vast library of entertainment. WarnerMedia is one of four distinct business units operating under AT&T Inc.
Zee Network is the largest global Indian media and entertainment conglomerate reaching over 300 million viewers in 120 countries across six continents. Zee TV Asia Pacific has been an inseparable part of the South Asian community’s life. The localised beam launched in June 2004 has a current reach of 1.7 million viewers.