CASBAA India Forum 2013 - Digital Visions and Dividends

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Hong Kong, Feb 25, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - As India hurtles towards inevitable digitisation, the intricacies of broadcasting are becoming ever more apparent. The CASBAA India Forum 2013, on 7 March in New Delhi, brings into focus the disparate voices of various television industry stakeholders, who each have an interest in a thriving India.

"India is undeniably a vast and complex market, but one that continues to provide unparalleled opportunities and potential to investors," said Christopher Slaughter, CEO, CASBAA. "However, success depends on the ability to navigate the hurdles of the country's broadcasting industry and CASBAA's annual India Forum provides an ideal platform to hear from leaders and experts from across borders and market segments."

From the ongoing satellite capacity crunch and the challenges of navigating a complex regulatory environment to identifying the future trends in the country's multichannel TV market, industry leaders will bring their unique perspectives on the current state of Indian broadcasting and what to expect moving ahead.

Headlining the respected roster of speakers at the event will be government representatives Uday Kumar Varma, Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, who will deliver the Opening Keynote address, TRAI Chairman, Dr. Rahul Khullar, TRAI Principal Advisors, Parameswaran N. and Sudhir Gupta and Ms. Supriya Sahu, Joint Secretary (Broadcasting & Policies), MIB.

The varied list of speakers and panellists will also include Thomas Choi (CEO, Asia Broadcast Satellite), Smita Jha (Leader, Entertainment & Media Practice, PwC India), LV Krishnan (CEO, TAM Media Research), Sameer Manchanda (Chairman & MD, DEN), Ravi Mansukhani (MD, IMCL), Deepak Mathur (SVP, Commercial, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, SES), Harit Nagpal (MD & CEO, Tata Sky), Bharat Kumar Ranga (Chief Content & Creative Officer, Zee Entertainment), Man Jit Singh (CEO, MSM; President, IBF), Shashi Sinha (Chairman of Technical Committee, BARC; CEO, IPG Mediabrands India), Bill Wade (President & CEO, AsiaSat), Robert Zitter (EVP & CTO, HBO), Deepak Jacob (President, Legal & General Counsel, STAR TV India) and many others.

Partners for the CASBAA India Forum 2013 include Supporting Sponsor SES and Sponsors AsiaSat, Brightcove, CSG International, Eutelsat, IBM and STAR India.

For more information on the CASBAA India Forum 2013, visit: http://www.casbaa.com/events/events-calendar/details/361-india-satellite-industry-forum .

About CASBAA

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 over 445 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 visitwww.casbaa.com .

Contact:

Desmond Chung
PR & Communications Manager
CASBAA
Tel: +852 3929-1712
Email: desmond@casbaa.com

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