Committees

Committees are an invaluable way for a broad spectrum of people from different member companies to come together to play important roles in discussing and improving key issues for the video industry.

Under AVIA, the number, focus and structure of the Committees will evolve.

Currently, AVIA offers seven committees:

  • expand_morePremium Video Advertising Committee

    The objective of the Premium Video Advertising Committee is to support the advertising ecosystem around premium streaming video services. Objectives include defining premium, setting standards and best practices and the measurability of ad effectiveness.

  • expand_moreOTT Group

    The OTT Group promotes the growth of paid video content delivered via digital platforms including connected TV, broadband and mobile.

    Co-Chairs

    Shad Hashmi, BBC Worldwide Channels Asia

    Radha Raman, Brightcove

    Members

    The OTT Group is made up of members from the following companies:

    • 21st Century Fox
    • A+E Networks
    • BBC Worldwide Channels Asia
    • beIN Asia Pacific
    • Brightcove
    • Celestial Tiger Entertainment
    • Cisco
    • CMS
    • Discovery Networks Asia Pacific
    • Disney Media Distribution
    • Ericsson
    • FOX Networks Group Asia
    • Haldanes
    • Irdeto
    • ITV Choice
    • Media Partners Asia
    • Motion Picture Association
    • NBCUniversal
    • Paul, Weiss
    • PCCW (now Broadband TV)
    • Pioneer Consulting Asia
    • S&P Global Market Intelligence
    • Scripps Networks Interactive
    • TrueVisions
    • Turner International
    • TV5MONDE
    • TVB International
    • Viaccess-Orca
    • Viacom International Media Networks
    • WarnerMedia
    • Zee TV Asia Pacific
  • expand_moreRegulatory & Anti-Piracy Committee

    The Regulatory & Anti-Piracy Committee brings together interested members to discuss and share information on regulatory changes and advocacy across the region. It also focuses on ongoing piracy activities, led by the Coalition Against Piracy (CAP).

    Co-Chairs

    Gidon Freeman, NBCUniversal

    Grace Paul, Singtel

    Committee Contact

    Members

    The Regulatory & Anti-Piracy Committee is made up of members from the following companies:

    • A+E Networks
    • Baker McKenzie
    • BARC India
    • BBC Studios
    • beIN Asia Pacific
    • Canal+
    • CMS
    • Discovery Networks Asia Pacific
    • Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International
    • Globe Telecom
    • Irdeto
    • Mayer Brown
    • MEASAT
    • Motion Picture Association
    • NAGRA
    • NBCUniversal
    • Netflix
    • NHK WORLD TV
    • PCCW (now TV)
    • Premier League
    • Singtel
    • Sony Pictures Television
    • StarHub
    • STAR India
    • Synamedia
    • TrueVisions
    • TV18
    • TV5MONDE
    • TVB International
    • Viaccess-Orca
    • ViacomCBS Networks International
    • Viacom18
    • Vidio
    • Vuulr
    • WarnerMedia
    • Zee TV
     
     
  • expand_moreResearch Committee

    The Research Committee recognises the need for high-quality and compatible TV-focused media research and works to educate users of research data on how to use the information effectively.

    Co-Chairs

    Jeremy Phua, Viacom

    Committee Contact

    Joe Nguyen, AVIA

    Members

    The Research Committee is made up of members from the following companies:

    • A+E Networks
    • BBC Worldwide Channels Asia
    • Bloomberg
    • Celestial Tiger Entertainment
    • Discovery Networks Asia Pacific
    • Disney Media Distribution
    • NBCUniversal
    • Singtel
    • Sony Pictures Television
    • StarHub
    • Viacom International Media Networks
    • WarnerMedia
    • Zee TV Asia Pacific
  • expand_moreSatellite Industry Committee

    The Satellite Industry Committee has the remit to examine pan-regional regulatory affairs and lobby on behalf of the industry, as well as promoting satellite communications to the investment community, the media and telecommunications networks users.

    Chairman for 2020

    Yew Weng Soo, VP, Sales & Market Development, SES Video, APAC, SES

    Members

    The Satellite Industry Committee is made up of members from the following companies:

     

    • AsiaSat
    • Eutelsat
    • Intelsat
    • MEASAT
    • SES
    • Singtel
    • SKY Perfect JSAT
  • expand_moreTechnology Advisory Group

    The Technology Advisory Group aims to raise the standard of technical knowledge and expertise throughout the industry.

    Chair

    Matt McDonald, Sony Pictures Television

    Members

    The Technology Advisory Group is made up of members from the following companies:

    • A+E Networks
    • BBC Worldwide Channels Asia
    • beIN Asia Pacific
    • Discovery Networks Asia Pacific
    • Disney Media Distribution
    • FRANCE 24
    • NBCUniversal
    • PCCW 
    • Singtel
    • Sony Pictures Television
    • StarHub
    • Viacom International Media Networks
    • WarnerMedia
  • expand_moreWireless Action Group

    The mandate of the Wireless Action Group is to conduct research, information, and advocacy activities aimed at preserving C-band satellite frequencies against possible harmful interference from new wireless systems.

    Chair

    Gregg Daffner, MEASAT

    Members

    The Wireless Action Group is made up of members from the following companies:

    • AsiaSat
    • Eutelsat
    • MEASAT
    • SES
    • SKY Perfect JSAT
For more information on joining one of the Committees, please email membership@avia.org.
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