Constantinos Papavassilopoulos

Constantinos Papavassilopoulos

Constantinos joined the Television team at IHS in June 2012. Constantinos is responsible for covering the television market developments for five Eastern Mediterranean Countries (Turkey, Israel, Greece, Cyprus and Malta) as well as contributing to reports, brief analysis and commentaries in his area of expertise.

Previously he worked for nine years as a Media Researcher and Head of the New Technologies Department of the Hellenic Audiovisual Institute where he dealt with the roll-out of digital terrestrial television services in Europe, the analysis of new media platforms (IPTV, Web TV, Mobile TV) and their impact on the Greek television landscape, the provision of TV access services for people with visual and oral disabilities and with the Digital Dividend and Spectrum management issues in the UHF Band. Prior to this he worked briefly as an assistant manager for a small TV production company in Athens, Greece.

Constantinos holds a degree in Geology from the University of Athens and a Master of Arts in Communications Studies from the University of Leeds, UK.


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MBC expands pay channels business with telco partnerships in UAE and Qatar

MBC, the largest commercial broadcaster in the MENA region, has secured new carriage deals for its 17 HD channels, most recently partnering with UAE telco Etisalat to give the operator exclusive distribution rights in the country. Etisalat will carry the channels on its E-Vision IPTV platform, and any other operators wishing to offer them must negotiate deals with the telco.

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MENA Pay TV Market Monitor 2017

A detailed, in-depth report of the pay TV landscape in the MENA region with data, insight and analysis on the state of the market, the major players, the significant developments that took place in 2016, the strategic positioning of the top operators and the future shape of the market.

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MENA Pay TV Market Growth & Challenges - February 2017

The Pay TV Market in the MENA region in 2016, accompanied with historical references and forecasting up to 2020.

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