Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU)


The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) is a non-profit, non-government, professional association of broadcasting organisations, formed in 1964 to facilitate the development of broadcasting in the Asia-Pacific region and to organise co-operative activities amongst its members. It currently has over 170 members in 53 countries, reaching a potential audience of about 3 billion people. The ABU works closely with the regional broadcasting unions in other parts of the world and with many other international organisations, to exchange information on the latest developments in broadcasting, it undertakes activities to improve the skills and technologies of its members and encourages harmonisation of operating and technical broadcasting standards and systems in the region.