Associação Brasileira de Televisão por Assinatura, ABTA, represents distributors, programmers and suppliers of subscription-based television services. ABTA's mission is to defend the sector interests, promote its development, and represent its members before the regulatory authorities. Its affiliates are subscription-based TV operators, distributors, programmers, and providers of equipment and services. Since 1992, the Association holds the ABTA Fair and Congress for the TV, electronic media and telecom industry in Latin America. ABTA is headquartered in Sao Paulo and has offices in Brasilia.