Events

WTA Awards STN Independent Teleport of the Year and Skyline, Teleport Technology of the Year Awards

Washington, DC, March 8, 2016–The World Teleport Association (WTA) today announced the winners of the 21st annual Teleport Awards for Excellence during an exclusive luncheon at SATELLITE 2016. The awards are presented each year to organizations and individuals in the teleport industry whose achievements have been deemed exceptional by the international trade association and its awards committees, made up of industry members from across the globe.

Increased Satellite Capacity to Spur Video-On-Demand, HD and UHD TV and IPTV MENA market

Dubai, UAE, March 1, 2016--With the exponential growth of and consumer demand for anywhere-anytime content dominating the direction of the region’s entertainment landscape, CABSAT 2016 will see the region’s leading satellite industry players converge at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from March 8-10.

OTT is the New Normal

Singapore, February 4, 2016--Living in an on-demand world, a simple swipe of one’s mobile phone or a few clicks of the mouse can now bring consumers a plethora of content and applications. Direct to Home (DTH), IPTV and Over-the-Top (OTT) services are projected to grow in the next five years on the back of government support in infrastructure development including fibre roll-outs fueled by increased consumer demand across the Asia Pacific. The region is expected to become the world’s second largest for OTT SVOD services by 2018.

Strategic combination of the 2016 Indonesia ICT Summit with Communic Indonesia and Broadcast Indonesia Set for Ground Breaking Debut

Jakarta, Indonesia, February 1, 2016 – Indonesia’s quest to build a robust digital economy and ecosystem will get a major boost this August with the launch of a dedicated series of industry events comprising of the Indonesia ICT Summit, Communic Indonesia and Broadcast Indonesia 2016. These inaugural events will be held from 31 August – 3 September at the Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran.

Disney Media Networks Co-Chairman Ben Sherwood to Keynote NAB 2016

Washington, D.C., January 30, 2016--Ben Sherwood, co-chairman of Disney Media Networks and president, Disney|ABC Television Group, will deliver opening remarks at the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The opening session will take place Monday, April 18, following NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith's "State of the Broadcast Industry" address. The opening event is sponsored by Blackmagic Design.

Technology Connects. Industries Collaborate. Innovation Betters the World at CES 2016

Las Vegas, Nev., January 9, 2016--CES® 2016 wrapped today as the most expansive CES, breaking records across the board and providing unparalleled opportunities for companies big and small to launch innovation to the world market.

CABSAT 2016 to Drive Transformative MENA Media Entertainment Market

Dubai, UAE, January 4, 2016–The 22nd edition of CABSAT - the leading platform for the broadcast, production, content delivery, digital media and satellite sectors across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) - will continue to drive disruptive innovation and monetisation opportunities across the MENA filmed & audio entertainment media market.

Record Breaking Attendance at CCW/SATCON, Now Rebranded as NAB New York

New York City, NY, December 2, 2015–The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), producers of NAB Show and NAB Show New York, today announced that verified attendance at the 2015 NAB Show New York reached a record 7,206 industry professionals. The newly branded NAB Show New York (formally CCW featuring SATCON) was held November 11 – 12 at the Javits Convention Center and is the largest media, entertainment and satellite communications technology conference and exposition on the East Coast.

ITU Telecom World 2015 Accelerates Global ICT Innovation

Budapest, Hungary, October 16,  2015–ITU Telecom World 2015 closed its doors yesterday at Hungexpo, Budapest following an exceptional week of dialogue, debate, networking and showcasing. The event, which welcomed over 4,000 participants from 129 countries this week, brought together an impressive line-up of top-level government representatives, leaders of industry –  from established players to SMEs (small and medium enterprises) and young start-ups, from emerging and developed markets – along with high-level representatives of international organizations, entrepreneurs, accelerators, incubators and academia. Among these were over 235 ICT leaders from around the world.

The Future of the Space Industry Goes Under the Spotlight in Bremen this November

Bremen, Germany, October 14,  2015--Top officials and leading experts representing the entire space sector, including space agencies, satellite manufacturers, suppliers and service providers, will illuminate the future of an industry with global revenues exceeding US$ 330 billion at Space Tech Expo Europe in Bremen next month.