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

  • SDI CEO to deliver Opening Keynote at sell-out MESA Europe Workflow Management Forum

    Published February 19, 2019

    Mark Howorth, CEO of SDI, one of the world’s leading specialist suppliers to the media and entertainment industry, is to open this year’s Content Workflow Management Forum, which will once again be co-located with the ever popular Localisation Technology Showcase. Drawing on his near three decades of industry experience and leading from the front in […]

  • Sky Italia fined €7m for ‘misleading’ subs on soccer? (Advanced TV)

    Published February 19, 2019

    Italy’s Antitrust Authority has fined Sky Italia €7 million for failing to provide “clear and immediate” information to potential subscribers that it did not have all Serie A’s games in its football package this season. From this season, streaming platform DAZN has been airing three out of the ten weekly matches, leaving Sky Italia with […]

  • BBC First to launch in Croatia, Slovenia and Macedonia (TBI Vision)

    Published February 19, 2019

    BBC Studios’ premium drama channel, BBC First, is due to launch in Croatia, Slovenia, and Macedonia for the first time from April 1, 2019. BBC First will be available via A1 Telekom Austria Group’s subsidiaries A1 Croatia, A1 Slovenia and one.VIP in Macedonia. Viewers can tune-in through A1’s pay TV and Xplore TV over-the-top services […]

  • Red Bee Media opens R&D facility in London (Digital TV Europe)

    Published February 19, 2019

    Red Bee Media has opened a new R&D facility located in their hub in Broadcast Centre, west London. Red Lab, London houses a private cloud platform for remote testing, as well as meeting and collaboration space for broadcast and network engineers and solution architects – an approach to R&D that led to the creation of […]

  • Ericsson sets 5G battle-lines ahead of MWC19 (Mobile World Live)

    Published February 19, 2019

    Ericsson unveiled a batch of 5G-focused products for MWC19 Barcelona, as its president of Europe and Latin America, Arun Bansal (pictured), claimed the vendor was outstripping rivals in signing commercial 5G contracts. The company has ten commercial agreements with operators in place: four in the US; four in Europe; and two in the Asia Pacific […]

  • Cisco VNI: 5.5bn mobile users by 2022 (Advanced TV)

    Published February 19, 2019

    At the inception of Cisco’s Mobile Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast more than a decade ago, mobile (or cellular) traffic represented less than five per cent of total IP traffic crossing global networks. Today, the role and reliance placed on mobile networking has dramatically increased. There has been worldwide rise in mobile access for consumers […]

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