Events

Dawn of the Ultrafast Broadband Era

October 21, 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands–Ultrafast broadband, that can enable the Internet of Everything, which includes 4K-video and cloud-based applications, is a growing presence as a proportion of total world fixed broadband subscriptions, which reached a record 700.19 million this week. But now the big challenge for the emerging ultrafast technologies such as G.fast is interoperability and today at the Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam, the Broadband Forum is hosting the most advanced showcase of interoperable equipment and solutions ever staged, on its Interoperability Pavilion.

ITU Telecom World 2014 set for Doha, 7-10 December, 2014

Geneva,Switzerland, October 1,  2014ITU Telecom World 2014 is set to take place in Doha, Qatar, 7-10 December 2014.  ITU Telecom World 2014 begins with an exclusive one-day Leadership Summit on the Future for leaders from governments, regulatory bodies and across the ICT industry. Led by renowned futurists, the Summit will feature a highly interactive programme with powerful keynotes and product demos, highlighting future technologies including advanced robotics. The Summit will equip decision-makers with a clear understanding of ICT sector developments to guide future policies and strategies.

Thaicom’s CEO Named Satellite Executive of the Year at APSCC Awards

Nonthaburi, Thailand, September 24, 2014 - Thaicom’s CEO Suphajee Suthumpun has been named ‘Satellite Executive of the Year in the Asia-Pacific’ by the Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC). Suthumpun was recognized at the organization’s tenth annual awards ceremony, which took place at the JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, in Phuket, Thailand, as part of the APSCC’s 2014 Satellite Conference and Exhibition, ‘New Landscape For Satellites: Asia and Beyond’.

The West Coast's Premier Space Event Returns to Long Beach Convention Center, May 19-21, 2015

Long Beach, Calif., September 5, 2014--The Space Tech Expo exhibition and conference returns to Long Beach, Calif. next year from May 19-21, 2015. The event  brings together global decision-makers involved in the design, build and testing of spacecraft, satellite, launch vehicle and space-related technologies. 

Leading the West Coast space and satellite industry, Space Tech Expo is where end-users connect with solution providers; a platform for specifiers and buyers to meet manufacturers and the supply chain for civil and commercial space. 

GVF and IRG to Hold Key Sessions at IBC

Douglas, Isle of Man, August 27, 2014 – The Global VSAT Forum (GVF) and the Satellite Interference Reduction Group (IRG) announced they will be jointly hosting a series of sessions, courtesy of SES, at IBC. These sessions are aimed at all those involved with Satellite Transmissions, RF Systems, Uplinking and Satellite News Gathering. With the theme, Safeguarding Your Transmission Operation, these sessions will offer practical advice to broadcasters, operators, and manufacturers alike.

Touching the Future at IBC 2014

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, August 21, 2014--IBC Content Everywhere is a new series of global events that acknowledge that IP-connected smartphones, tablets and personal computers are altering the way that we produce and consume media. The events will cover rich media production, devices, apps, digital marketing, social media, content personalisation, big data, cloud services, second screens, investment and much more. And they are truly global, the initial three events spanning Europe, MENA and LATAM, with the latter two taking place in Dubai in January 2015 and Sao Paulo later the same year.

NAB to Host Four Sessions at SET Expo in Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 7, 2014--The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) will produce four sessions at the SET Expo in São Paulo, Brazil, August 24-25. The sessions will address topics ranging from sports production, 4K video, media management in the cloud, and producing content for multiple devices.

ITU Telecom World in Doha, Qatar Seeks Technological, Social and Design Innovations

Geneva, Switzerland, August 4, 2014–ITU today announced a call for innovations, a global hunt for the innovators, makers or entrepreneurs who are using technologies such as 3D printing or advanced robotics, or working within fields such as bio-mimicry, which uses technological innovations to imitate nature in order to solve problems – those who can make a real difference in a rapidly evolving and changing world. The call was launched in conjunction with innovation partner Ars Electronica. Selected innovations will be showcased at the upcoming ITU Telecom World 2014 in Doha this December.

CEO of FX Networks to Deliver Keynote at the 2014 Content and Communications World

New York City, July 29, 2014--John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions NY, will deliver the keynote address at the 2014 Content and Communications World (CCW), to be held November 12-13 in New York. CCW+SATCON, produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), is the East Coast's most significant content and communications event.

IBC Announces IBC2014 Leaders’ Summit: Leading Innovation and Change

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, July 15, 2014-- IBC  announced that this year’s IBC Leaders’ Summit will be held on Thursday, September 11, 2014. An exclusive and invitation-only event curated specifically for 150 of the most  influential and visionary people at the top of the industry, the IBC Leaders’ Summit is  now in its fourth successful year. Industry leaders from all over the world fly to  Amsterdam to take part in its sessions which mirror and distill the agenda of the  mainstream IBC Conference into a single day of high-powered, top-level  discussions.