Events

Shortlist Announced for AfricaCom 2015 Awards

Cape Town, South Africa, October 19, 2015The AfricaCom Awards continues to grow in strength and significance.  According to Adam Thompson, Head of Content at Com World Series, the 2015 applications were many and of an extremely high standard, and reinforced the importance of the Awards as a showcase for innovation within the telecoms and ICT sector across Africa.  

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.

ITU Telecom World 2015 Opens for Business

Geneva, Switzerland, October 12, 2015 – Doors opened today in Budapest for ITU Telecom World 2015, the global ICT innovation event for SMEs, corporates and governments. The event kicked off with a spectacular Opening Ceremony, in the presence of H.E Viktor Orbán, Prime Minister of Hungary, ITU Secretary-General, Houlin Zhao, and a host of other distinguished high-level participants spanning government, industry and representatives of many global SMEs and start-ups.

Global ICT Leaders to Share Insights at ITU Telecom World 2015

Geneva, Switzerland, October 1, 2015 – The rapid pace of digital transformation is creating new ecosystems, players and even industries – all holding tremendous potential. But how can this potential be harnessed for the benefit of all? And what should the top-level priorities be? An outstanding line-up of speakers spanning government, industry, entrepreneurs and innovators at the ITU Telecom World 2015 Leadership Summit on 12 and 13 October will debate how best to accelerate ICT innovation, open up the digital economy to all the world’s citizens, and work together to enable digital entrepreneurship as a driving force for socio-economic development.

The Biggest Wave Makers In The Broadcast Industry Descend On This Year’s CASBAA Convention

Hong Kong, October 1, 2015–In a year of undeniable sea-change within the broadcast industry, the debate at this year’s CASBAA Convention at its new venue at Hong Kong’s Intercontinental Hotel promises to be hotter than ever. With the theme ‘Making Waves’, the convention has secured an impressive line up of speakers comprising of key industry players from all over the world. From global media giants such as AOL and Virgin Media to regional players such as China Media Capital, this year’s convention will waste no time in getting to the heart of the most pertinent issues facing the cable and satellite industry today.

APSCC Awards 2015 Honors Outstanding Achievements in the Asia-Pacific Satellite Industry

Seoul, South Korea, September 22, 2015 – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced the winners of its 12th APSCC Awards at the APSCC 2015 Satellite Conference & Exhibition held at COEX Seoul, Korea.

Euroconsult Honors Outstanding Achievement with 12th Annual Awards for Excellence in Satellite Communications

Paris, France, September 17, 2015 - Euroconsult, a global consulting firm specializing in space markets, announced the recipients of its 12th Annual Awards for Excellence in Satellite Communications on the occasion of the World Satellite Business Week, its annual senior executive event, the 19th edition of which took place in Paris from Sept. 14 to 18. These annual awards recognize companies and their management for their outstanding accomplishments in the satellite sector. Winners are chosen by a panel of industry experts from Euroconsult, SpaceNews, and SatelliteFinance who assess candidates using rigorous qualitative and quantitative criteria.

Call for Entries for the HISPASAT 4K International Festival to End Soon

Madrid, Spain, September 9, 2015--The call for entries for the HISPASAT 4K International Festival will on September 23rd. The competition is open to films produced in any country and in any genre (fiction, documentary, experimental, music video, institutional, etc.) with a maximum duration of 20 minutes, and shot and produced in 4K format.  

Sony Pictures Television President Steve Mosko to Keynote NAB’s Content and Communications World

Washington, DC, August 10, 2015-- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Steve Mosko, Sony Pictures Television president, will participate in the opening keynote conversation at NAB’s Content and Communications World (CCW) on Wednesday, November 11. CCW will be held November 11-12 in New York City.