Multi-Channel Video Expert Cesar Bachelet Joins ABI Research

ABI Research announces the appointment of Cesar Bachelet to the position of Senior Analyst, Multi-Channel Video.

Based in London, Cesar Bachelet is ABI Research’s lead analyst covering global multi-channel video markets, including pay-TV technology platforms, operator strategies, and services delivered over cable TV, satellite, digital terrestrial, and IPTV networks. He brings to the role 18 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry.

Stan Schatt, Vice President and Research Director, says, “ABI Research is thrilled to welcome Cesar. I’m sure our clients will benefit considerably from his wide range of experience which includes competitive intelligence experience working for a global telecom leader.” According to Schatt, “Cesar’s background in the telecom industry as well as his recent focus on consumer video will provide valuable insight for our multi-channel video vendors.”

Prior to joining ABI Research, Cesar was a consultant with Understanding & Solutions, where he focused on the digital distribution of video content over broadband, cable, and satellite networks. Previously, he served for three years at Ovum, ultimately in the position of Senior Analyst, researching the global consumer fixed voice and broadband markets and providing strategic advice to leading operators throughout the world. Prior to his time at Ovum, Cesar spent 14 years with BT, where he held a range of positions, including that of Competitor Analyst within the Consumer Division (now BT Retail).

Cesar has presented and moderated sessions at a number of conferences, including the Computerworld Forum for Broadband Services in Warsaw, the Total Telecom World Telecommunications Congress and the FMC & Quad Play World Congress, both held in Amsterdam, and the TV Evolution Summit in Madrid.

He has been widely quoted in the media, including Total Telecom, the International Herald Tribune, and, and has given interviews to BBC Radio and Polish broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP).

Cesar holds a BA (Hons) from the Open University, with a specialization in politics, economics, history and technology. He also earned a BTEC HNC in Business & Finance from London South Bank University. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (ACIL).

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