AIBD in collaboration with its partners and international organizations is organizing the Asia Media Summit (AMS). The conference provides a unique opportunity for broadcasters in the region to share their thoughts on Broadcasting and Information.

Decision makers, media professionals, scholars, and stakeholders of news and programming from Asia, Pacific, Africa, Europe, Middle East and North America attended this annual conference. Almost all regional and International Broadcasting Unions and Associations support the AMS.


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We have the pleasure of welcoming all media professionals to the Asia Media Summit.

Laura-May Coope, Co-founder and Manager of Social Life, BBC, United Kingdom, urged radio broadcasters to  derive maximum benefits from social media by inviting their listeners and fans in making them feel special and valued, creating emotional connections, and offering them rewards.

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Dato’ Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister of Communications and Multimedia of Malaysia, raised the possibility that  viewers might stop watching TV in the traditional sense unless broadcasters dealt seriously with new trends impacting their industry, among them; the rising popularity of over-the-top or OTT services, the reach and influence of  social media, and evolving media consumption behaviour.

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Transition to DTTB services is a complex process yet necessary for broadcasters to remain in business in the longer term. Broadcasters who delay digital switchover transition will lead to increased costs and loss of revenues.

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The 12th Asia Media Summit formally opened on 26 May 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, focused on the important role social media plays in transforming broadcasting into a stronger platform fit for now and the future

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