Sponsors
TRT World is news told from every angle. We believe in positive change through debate and understanding. Our tone is conversational, provocative and motivational without resorting to sensationalism. TRT World is an international news platform available across all media outlets, bringing the news directly to you.
21st Century Fox is the world's premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film and pay TV assets.  Reaching more than 1.8 billion subscribers in approximately 50 languages every day, 21CF is home to a portfolio of brands, including FOX, FX, Fox News, FOX Sports, National Geographic and STAR India.  It also owns Twentieth Century Fox Film, Twentieth Century Fox Television, a 50% interest in Endemol Shine and a 39.1% in Sky.
ABS offers a complete range of tailored solutions including broadcasting, data and telecommunication services. Operating 7 satellites, its extensive teleport network provides comprehensive coverage to 93% of the world’s population. ABS has strategic alliances and partnerships with state of the art communication hubs, to deliver the best satellite solutions. ABS is majority owned by funds managed by the European Private Equity firm Permira. 
Amagi is the world’s first cloud-managed broadcast services and targeted advertising solutions company. Amagi brings simplicity, advanced automation, and transparency to the entire broadcast operation, be it for traditional TV or next-gen multiscreen platforms.
APT, an innovative satellite operator, delivers broadcasting and communication services to Asia, Middle East, Oceania, Africa, and most parts of Europe, extending services to over 75% of the world’s population.
ARRIS International plc (NASDAQ: ARRS) is a world leader in entertainment and communications technology. Our innovations combine hardware, software, and services across the cloud, network, and home to power TV and Internet for millions of people around the globe. For more information, visit www.arris.com.
AsiaSat is Asia’s leading satellite operator providing high quality satellite capacity and transmission services to the broadcast and telecommunications industries through its six satellites, AsiaSat 3S, AsiaSat 4, AsiaSat 5, AsiaSat 6, AsiaSat 7 and AsiaSat 8. AsiaSat’s next satellite, AsiaSat 9, is planned to be launched in late 2017. www.asiasat.com
Australia Channel is the international service of SKY NEWS Australia developed to meet the needs of Australian expats and anyone with an interest in Australian news, sport, business and politics. It provides LIVE television 24/7 with breaking news and programs from the biggest line-up of personalities and opinion leaders. www.australiachannel.com.au
Brightcove is a leading global provider of powerful cloud solutions for delivering and monetising video across connected devices. We do this through continuous technical innovation, nurturing a broad video-centric ecosystem, and being a true partner to our customers. Video moves us and it moves our customers, nearly 5,000 of them in 70 countries.
Cisco is a leader in security for video service and content providers. Through its VideoGuard Everywhere solution suite and comprehensive cyber security offering, Cisco enables service providers to protect premium content distributed over any network and to any device, detect online piracy and cyber threats, and effectively respond.
CMS is a full service international law firm. With over 4,500 legal professionals in 71 offices across 40 countries, 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 and TMT. For more information, please visit www.cms.law
Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany's international broadcaster and a trusted source for reliable, unbiased news and information. With a focus on international news, DW delivers the latest insights and analysis of the issues that are moving the world.
Disney Media Networksin Southeast Asia is an integrated content bouquet with Disney Channels, Media Distribution, Digital Interactive products and services, and Disney Digital Network. With best-in-class content tailored for audiences and platforms across digital, OTT, television, mobile and social, Disney partners with leading platforms, broadcasters, telcos and advertisers to provide fun new ways to deepen the Disney experience for fans.
FashionTV is one of the most widely distributed fashion and lifestyle television channels in the world. The company is on the OTT market offering its 12 visually stunning 24/7 streams, available in SD, HD, UHD and VR which can be received on web, Apple Store, Google Play, AppleTV, AndroidTV, AmazonTV, Roku and on many OTT platforms.
FOX Networks Group Asia (FNG) is 21st Century FOX’s international multi-media business. FNG develops, produces and distributes more than 300 wholly- and majority-owned entertainment, sports, factual and movie channels in 45 languages across Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. In Asia, FNG’s core channel brands include FOX, FOX Sports, National Geographic Channels, FOX Movies and SCM (formerly Star Chinese Movies). In 2017, FNG launched FOX+, the video-streaming service for watching the best in entertainment on-the-go.
France 24, the international news channel, broadcasts 24/7 to 333 million homes around the world in French, Arabic and English. With a weekly audience of 55 million TV viewers, France 24 is available in Asia in English HD, English and French via AsiaSat 5.
Friend MTS is the leading provider of technology-led platform and content protection services. Its suite of managed services includes the world’s most deployed broadcast and OTT subscriber-level watermarking solution, active in tens of millions of devices, coupled with global content monitoring for seamless discovery of theft, recovery of subscriber identity, and real-time session tear-down.
Google is a multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware. 
Intelsat and the Globalized Network deliver the reach, performance and flexibility required to open profitable new markets, drive new revenue streams and ensure the most secure and reliable communications anywhere in the world. Envision the impossible. Connect without boundaries. Transform the ways in which we live.
INVIDI Technologies Corporation is the world’s leading advanced addressable television advertising solutions company. We provide unrivaled, privacy-protected capability for delivering the right advertising message to the right audience at the right time with pinpoint accuracy, increasing advertising inventory value and effectiveness for the cable, satellite, telco, IPTV and advertising industries.
Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform security, protecting platforms and applications for media & entertainment, automotive and IoT technologies. With nearly 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s solutions and services enable customers to protect their revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime.
We offer content solutions and consultancy. We distribute TV channels and programming - entertainment, reality, kids, drama, documentary, movies and formats. Channels include Australia Channel, Mezzo Live HD, Pulse TV, TRACE Sport Stars HD, TRACE Urban HD, Greatest Hits of Music, My Zen TV, Fix & Foxi, Action Hollywood Movies, Ultralife 4K, and Pet Club TV. We also offer economic playout solutions via LMPS.
MEASAT is a premium supplier of services to leading broadcasters, Direct-To-Home (DTH) platforms and telecom operators. With capacity across six (6) communication satellites, MEASAT provides satellite services to over 150 countries representing 80% of the world’s population across Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe and Australia. For more information, please visit www.measat.com
MPP Global delivers eSuite, the world’s smartest subscription & billing platform, providing TV and OTT companies with next generation customer acquisition and lifecycle management. MPP Global has an impressive track record of maximising customer lifetime value. Clients include Sky, Philips, Bonnier, EFL, Now TV, TP Vision, SF Anytime, Universal, Sony Pictures and many sporting OTT services such as F1 and Manchester United.
NAGRA, a digital TV division of the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S), provides security and multiscreen user experience solutions for the monetization 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 personalized viewing experiences. Please visit dtv.nagra.com for more information and follow us on Twitter at @nagrakudelski
SES is the world-leading satellite operator and the first to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with more than 50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 12 in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). SES focuses on value-added, end-to-end solutions in two key business units; SES Video and SES Networks.
True Visions is the leading pay-TV provider in Thailand and reaches 3.9 million households with 170 channels, 64 of which are in HD, of superior local and international content. Entering the DTT era with a news (TNN) and a variety (True4U) channel, True Visions now offers an even more exciting range of viewing and advertising options for our customers.
Turner Asia Pacific creates and distributes award-winning brands in the region, including 61 channels in 14 languages in 42 countries. Brands comprise CNN International, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, POGO, Warner TV, Oh!K, TNT, TCM, truTV, Tuzki, MondoTV and TABI Channel. www.turner.com
Launched in 1984, TV5MONDE is the world's cultural TV network, and one of the largest 24/7 worldwide networks reaching over 354 million homes in 198 countries and territories. Thanks to its unique format and content, TV5MONDE brings the best of French TV to your audience with high quality programs, not available on any other channels, adding a great value to any offer.
Viaccess-Orca is a visionary partner for content service providers worldwide, thanks to its ability to shape the ultimate content experience 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 part of the Orange Group. For more information, visit www.viaccess-orca.com or follow the company on Twitter @ViaccessOrca and Linkedin
Vindicia, an Amdocs company, provides enterprise-class subscription billing solutions that keep consumers connected to the subscriptions they love, and businesses connected to the revenue they need. Vindicia has processed over $21 billion, generating over $90 million in annual revenue for clients like BBC, Lionsgate, Comic-Con, TransUnion Interactive, Allrecipes, and Texture.
Viu is a leading pan-regional over-the-top video streaming service available in 15 markets in Asia and emerging markets. Operating with both an ad-supported tier and a premium subscription tier of service with more functions, Viu delivers premium Asian content with local language subtitles and original production series under the ‘Viu Original’ initiative.
A+E Networks™ Asia is a wholly owned subsidiary of the award-winning, global media content company, A+E Networks™. The A+E Networks™ Asia channel portfolio comprises Lifetime™, HISTORY™, FYI™, H2™ and Crime + Investigation™. Globally, A+E Networks’ channels and branded programming reach more than 335 million households in over 200 territories.www.aenetworksasia.com.
Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad (‘Astro’) is a leading Malaysian and ASEAN content and consumer company in the Digital, TV, Radio and eCommerce space, serving 72% of Malaysian households and 21 million individuals in these homes, 15.4 million listeners weekly on radio and 6.7 million UV per month across its digital platforms.
BAM Asia Entertainment Network is now part of Blue Ant Media’s Global Network Division supporting its international expansion efforts. With the addition of BAM Asia Entertainment Network, Blue Ant Media’s Global Network Division is now distributing 4 channels in the Asian region: the general entertainment channel - Entertainment, the male-skewed entertainment channel - Extreme, the interactive channel for children – ZooMoo; the channel dedicated to wildlife and nature - Love Nature.
BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Its vision is to build the BBC’s brands, audiences, commercial returns and reputation across the world. This is achieved through investing in, commercialising and showcasing content from the BBC around the world, in a way that is consistent with BBC standards and values. The business also champions British creativity globally.
Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) operates the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment. CTE's current channel brands, including CELESTIAL MOVIES, CELESTIAL CLASSIC MOVIES, CELESTIAL MOVIES PINOY, cHK, KIX, MIAO MI and THRILL, cover the most popular entertainment genres in Asia. CTE also produces original content for its bouquet of channels.
From survival to natural history, wonders of science to extreme jobs, motoring to travel and lifestyle, engineering marvels to live sporting events, Discovery offers distinct must-watch programming to engage, entertain, and inspire. 15 brands reach 694 million cumulative subscribers in 37 countries and territories with programming customised in 14 languages and dialects.
HBO Asia, the leader in home movie entertainment, brings the best of Hollywood to Asia with its commercial-free subscription channels - HBO, HBO SIGNATURE, HBO HITS, HBO FAMILY and CINEMAX – as well as Asian movie channel, RED by HBO, online streaming service, HBO GO, on-demand service, HBO ON DEMAND and 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang) in China. HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst and the DreamWorks channel in Asia.  
NBCUniversal International Networks, the international channels division of NBCUniversal, is one of the world’s premier entertainment portfolios, delivering quality content and compelling brands to over 167 territories in the world. The brands in the portfolio include Universal Channel, Syfy, 13th Street, Studio Universal, E! Entertainment Television, The Style Network, DIVA, Telemundo, Bravo and Golf Channel. NBCUniversal International Networks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies.
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 223,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at www.pwc.com.
Scripps Networks Interactive Asia-Pacific is one of the leading developers of engaging lifestyle content in the home, food and travel categories for television, the Internet and emerging platforms. The company's lifestyle media portfolio comprises popular television and Internet brands HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel and Asian Food Channel.
Star India has defined the Indian media landscape since 1991 and today is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching approximately 720 million viewers a month across India and more than 100 countries. Star generates more than 30,000 hours of content every year and broadcasts 60+ channels in 8 different languages, reaching 9 out of 10 C&S TV homes in India.
Viacom International Media Networks is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, BET and more. Viacom brands reach over 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and over 550 digital media and mobile TV properties.