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

  • Disney/Fox, Comcast/Sky to spend US $43BN on content in 2018 (Rapid TV News)

    Published December 11, 2018

    For once the concept of mega-merger seems rather an understatement after analysis from Ampere suggested that post completions of Comcast/Sky and Disney/Fox will see two in every 10 dollars spent on content worldwide now be spent by these two entities. This represents a global combined total of US$43BN by the end of 2018 with Disney/ […]

  • Vivendi in move to reverse Elliott control of Telecom Italia (Digital TV)

    Published December 11, 2018

    Vivendi has taken a step towards forcing a resolution of its battle with hedge fund Elliott Advisors for control of Telecom Italia (TIM) by calling for a shareholders’ meeting to appoint new financial auditors and replace five board members from Elliott’s slate of 10 that the French media giant says were involved in decisions that […]

  • Witbe announces the launch of its QoE Snapshots (Connected Media News)

    Published December 11, 2018

    Witbe, a leader in quality of experience monitoring, has announced the launch of its QoE Snapshots. In the same way that a consumer report tests a product and publishes an analysis of its overall quality, the Witbe QoE Snapshots tests digital services to make available to the market information on the true Quality of Experience […]

  • NBCUniversal’s OTT service Hayu comes to the Benelux (Broadband TV News)

    Published December 11, 2018

    NBCUniversal International’s SVOD service Hayu is rolling out in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. The service offers more than 6,000 episodes of reality content from more than 200 shows, most of which debut on the service the same day as they premiere in the US. Hayu is available as an OTT service on mobile, tablet, […]

  • UK inquiry into ‘immersive and addictive technologies’ (Advanced Television)

    Published December 11, 2018

    The UK Parliament’s House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee is to examine the development of immersive technologies such as virtual and augmented reality, and the potential impact these could have in the worlds of sport, entertainment and news. The inquiry will also look at how the addictive nature of some technologies can […]

  • Deutsche Telekom, MediaKind claim world’s first in 360-degre sports (Rapid TV News)

    Published December 11, 2018

    Claiming to have pushed the boundaries of immersive consumer experience of live sport, Deutsche Telekom and MediaKind have streamed the world’s first multi-channel 6K 360-degree live sports event. The multi-camera 360-degree live streaming showed the match between Telekom Baskets Bonn and EWE Baskets Oldenburg from the Telekom Dome in Bonn, Germany, on 9 December 2018. […]

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