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SHOW PREVIEW | 26-28 June 2018

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MARINA BAY SANDS * SUNTEC SINGAPORE

The New Vision
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and the challenges and opportunities this
creates for traditional broadcasters and OTT
players going forward. Formed of nearly
600 global exhibitors and 13 international
group pavilions, the event will underscore
technologies that are reshaping the value
chain, such as the latest innovations in UHD/
HDR, IP Broadcasting, Live Production,
Content Media Security, OTT and Alternative
Content Platforms.

Trendspotting
While the gaming industry is on a growth
trajectory globally, the growth is particularly
widespread in Southeast Asia. According to
market research firm Niko Partners, PC and
online gaming revenue projected to surpass
US$2.2 million last year and is expected to
cross US$4 billion by 2021 (Source: Niko
Partners).
For the first time, attendees will learn what

transpires behind-the-scenes at esport
events, at the inaugural Esports Arena Studio
at BroadcastAsia 2018. Featuring a three-day
live streamed Hearthstone tournament, the
Esports Arena Studio will allow attendees to
interact with acclaimed esports personalities,
players, commentators as well as the team
behind the production.

Conference Takeaways
Beyond the show floor, BroadcastAsia
will also highlight the latest industry
developments made possible by emerging
technologies, including leveraging artificial
intelligence for OTT, customer insights,
content creation and media operations,
blockchain-based OTT technology, and
immersive videos with VR and AR, among
others. The BroadcastMedia track, a part of
the refreshed ConnecTechAsia Summit, will
deliver thought-leadership and an avenue
for industry discourse aimed at helping

companies be future ready and well-equipped
to meet the next wave of broadcasting.
Lastly I am pleased to announce, in
commemorating our new vision and the
inaugural edition of ConnecTechAsia, we've
partnered with InBroadcast to produce a
whitepaper titled Asia Pacific Poised to Lead
the Era of Hyper-connectivity. The whitepaper
will be shared with all exhibitors and preregistered visitors.
To sum up, attendees at ConnecTechAsia
can look forward to witnessing the
intersection
of
Telecommunications,
Broadcasting and Emerging Technologies
under one roof. BroadcastAsia in particular,
will focus on business and technical
strategies for growth for broadcasting media
companies in this fast-changing era of digital
transformation. I believe these are key areas
topping the list of concerns of business
leaders in recent times.
Recognising the importance of driving
change, BroadcastAsia will reflect clearly the
latest tech and trends that are reshaping the
broadcast and digital media ecosystems.

Asia Pacific Poised to Lead the Era of Hyper-Connectivity

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enned by published author and editor
Adrian Pennington, to commemorate
the launch of the new umbrella event
ConnecTechAsia,
which
encompasses
CommunicAsia, NXTAsia and BroadcastAsia,
ConnecTechAsia has partnered with
InBroadcast to produce a whitepaper.
It contains independent research on the
industry landscape specifically for the Asia
Pacific countries.
The whitepaper examines the following key
issues: Pay-TV growth slows; OTT and the
rise of SVoD; Connectivity; The race to 5G;
Evolving to the Internet of Things; Smart
cities and telcos.

The
sheer
diversity
and
dynamism of markets in the
Asia Pacific region make any
snapshot of trends unavoidably
simplistic requiring the filter of
country by-country analysis.
Nonetheless, it's clear that
Asian communications is being
galvanised by unprecedented
rises in broadband connectivity
as enterprises look to capture share in a fastgrowing and increasingly crowded market.
This whitepaper charts the seismic
changes impacting traditional media by
establishing the size of the APAC pay-TV

market. It moves on to detail
some of the key trends within
the media and entertainment
industry, notably the inexorable
rise of OTT.
It also considers the 5G
initiatives of leading markets but
keeps an eye on the different
pace of change across the wider
APAC region.
The report can be accessed via the Visitor
Portal upon successful pre-registration.
Simply pre-register your visit to
ConnecTechAsia 2018 before June 18, 2018
to get access to the report.

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Publisher
Phillip Izzard
Publishing Coordinator
Bryn Lister
Editor
Steven Preston
News Editor
Jacqueline Purse
Journalist
Aimee-Rose Merrigan
Client Liaison Manager APAC
Fiona Blake
Design
Martin Donnelly - John Barron
Multimedia
Tim Whiteside
Production
Rebecca Lister - Jacqueline Lister
Presentation
Ashley Blankenship - Kalee Hewlett
Camera
Declan Green - Feilimí O'Connor
Video Editing
Daniel Butler
Financial
Brendan Morris
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This publication is published by Le Sommet Limited
who is solely responsible for its editorial content.
The editorial content is not necessarily the opinion
of BroadcastAsia's show organiser.
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