Our Mission

MESA Europe is proud to represent those companies charged with advancing the efficient creation, production and distribution of content, across all distribution platforms and formats.

The MESA Mission

  • To support service providers in building efficiencies in the creation, production and distribution of media and entertainment.
  • To foster end-to-end collaboration among entertainment service providers, their customers and trading partners.
  • To promote its members and provide face-to-face meeting opportunities.
  • To provide tangible benefits to members including: media, events, industry advocacy and collaborative work groups.

The Mission in Europe

To support all of the above, plus….

  • To build a strong communication and co-operation path between European and US based organisations involved in the creation, production and distribution of entertainment content.
  • To create strong national groups in the leading market territories of Europe in order to ensure local interests and needs are fully supported.
  • To create a strong voice for a number of special interest groups within the industry, helping to co-ordinate communication and industrywide collaborative initiatives.
  • To bring together and work with like-minded associations and industry groups to ensure maximum impact.

Latest Headlines

  • France Télévisions demands Canal+ FTA compensation (Advanced TV)

    Published April 2, 2020

    Public service broadcaster France Télévisions has written to pay-TV operator Canal+ demading financial compensation after the group decided to unencrypt its pay-TV channels on all French set-top-boxes over the last two weeks of March, according to French media reports. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, Canal+ has given viewers access to new and recent movies […]

  • Coronavirus: global streaming skyrockets in March (Rapid TV News)

    Published April 2, 2020

    The Covid-19 outbreak has had an almost immediate impact on consumption patterns and engagement across streaming and social media in the US, with marked differences in the past month alone says Conviva in a study from Coronavirus. The online video insights and intelligence firm publishes a quarterly analyst of the streaming industry and in its […]

  • Study: European daytime broadband usage up 65% (Advanced TV)

    Published April 2, 2020

    Despite proactive reductions in streaming quality by many of the largest OTT providers, European business hours broadband consumption has risen at varying levels, with a blended growth rate of approximately 65 per cent and overall usage growing more than 30 per cent, according to broadband industry analytics and technology solutions provider OpenVault. The insights comparing […]

  • Jason Kilar to head WarnerMedia (Broadband TV News)

    Published April 2, 2020

    Jason Kilar has been appointed CEO of WarnerMedia, effective May 1. He will report to John Stankey, AT&T’s president and CEO. Commenting on the appointed, Stankey said: “Jason is a dynamic executive with the right skill set to lead WarnerMedia into the future. His experience in media and entertainment, direct-to-consumer video streaming and advertising is […]

  • Mandalorian takes Europe by storm (CSI Magazine)

    Published April 2, 2020

    The Mandalorian is the number one original in all seven European markets where Disney+ launched last week. The Star Wars spin-off has proved Disney’s biggest hit wherever its new streaming service has launched so far and it is no different in Europe, according to new data. Parrot Analytics has tracked demand for the series in […]

  • Anacom suspends DTT network migration process (Broadband TV News)

    Published April 2, 2020

    Portugal has suspended its DTT migration process due to constraints brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. Anacom has confirmed that frequency shifts that were due to be changed from March 16, 2020 will now get underway at a later date. In a statement the regulator said the process would be resumed once conditions associated with […]

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