Mr. Constantinos Papavassiliopoulos, principal research analyst at IHS Markit, covers television market developments.
Constantinos tracks the television market in 22 countries, including 15 countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), as well as India, Turkey, South Africa, Israel, Greece, Cyprus and Malta.
He joined the television team at IHS Markit in 2012. He authors market monitors that provide detailed analysis of the pay-TV markets in regions such as MENA and Turkey. He also contributes to reports, analysis and commentaries on a variety of topics and updates datasets. He is a frequent guest speaker at conferences throughout MENA and Europe.
Previously, Constantinos worked as a media researcher and head of the new technologies department at the Hellenic Audiovisual Institute, where he dealt with the rollout of digital terrestrial television services in Europe; the analysis of new media platforms (IPTV, web TV and mobile TV) and their impact on the Greek television landscape; the provision of TV access services for people with visual and oral disabilities; and digital dividend and spectrum management issues in the UHF band. Prior to this, he worked as an assistant manager for a small TV production company in Athens, Greece.
Constantinos holds a degree in Geology from the University of Athens, Greece, and a Master of Arts in Communications Studies from the University of Leeds, UK.