Orlando, Florida, October 17, 2012--The thirty-first annual MILCOM Conference and Exposition, “Trusted Communications…Awareness to Action”, will be held at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, October 29 through November 1. Co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the IEEE Communications Society, and hosted by Harris Corporation, MILCOM is the premier international conference for military communications. It gathers the leading minds of government, military, industry and academia in an interactive forum to further explore, define and leverage the benefits networks bring to today’s and tomorrow’s challenges. MILCOM 2012 gives industry the opportunity to promote communications technologies and services to commanders from all branches of the armed forces, Department of Defense, federal government, and the heads of multi-national forces from around the globe.
London, UK, October 4, 2012– With the number of people viewing online video via connected devices predicted to leap to 380 million globally by 2015*, OTTtv is at the forefront of connected entertainment and is undoubtedly an industry with huge potential. This provides the setting for this year’s OTTtv World Summit, where industry heavyweights Gerry O’Sullivan, SVP of Global TV and Entertainment at Deutsche Telekom, and Terry Denson, VP of Content and Acquisition at Verizon, will explore and debate whether telcos should build, buy or partner, in order to respond to this rapidly growing industry.
CEOs, Ministers, Regulators, academics to meet in Dubai, 14-18 October 2012
Geneva, September 3, 2012--ITU Telecom World 2012 is set to open in Dubai, 14-18 October 2012, bringing together a uniquely inclusive list of international speakers for five days of constructive dialogue and debate that will centre on “the radical transformation of the ICT industry and the crucial importance of ensuring that connectivity in a transformed world is universal, fair, open and secure”.
Amsterdam, September 1, 2012--The Satellite Interference Reduction Group (IRG) and Global VSAT Forum (GVF) announced a number of meetings and initiatives relating to satellite interference at IBC. On Thursday 6th September, IRG and GVF are organising a Eutelsat-sponsored meeting to discuss value-added services, that may be enabled by the Space Data Assocation. The meeting will be hosted in the Holiday Inn, Amsterdam from 1-5pm.
Douglas, Isle of Man, August 21, 2012--The Satellite Interference Reduction Group (IRG) today announced that its annual conference will be held in Dubai from 18th - 20th November 2012.The annual IRG conference brings together experts from all areas of the industry, including broadcasters, satellite operators, and equipment manufacturers. It provides a forum to discuss recent developments, as well as looking forward to the next steps.
Norwalk, Conn. August 8, 2012--The conference program at Video World Conference & Expo continues to grow, as additional speakers and sessions have been added to the agenda October 3-5 in Austin, Texas, TMC announced. Video World will assemble the best and brightest minds in the video and broadband industry to provide a depth-and-breadth educational agenda on all the latest trends in video. The show is collocated with ITEXPO, the world’s largest and best-attended communications and technology trade show.
Hauppage, New York, August 8, 2012--The annual Techforum event organized by Globecomm focused on “The Innovators’ Edge” and did not disappoint. Held at its facility in Long Island, New York from August 6-7, 2012 attracted over 100 participants representing a broad cross-section of companies from both the wireless and broadcast sectors. T his year’s event included keynotes from David Kline, CTO, Viacom Media Networks and Bradley Blanken, Vice President, Rural Cellular Association as well as networking functions.
Washington, D.C., August 1, 2012--Broadband is the hot topic all around the world and the global satellite industry is responding to accelerating demand for frequency spectrum to satisfy the requirements for increasing Internet bandwidth from a wide range of end-users. Key end-users include the Corporate, Enterprise, Government, NGO, and Internet Service Provision sectors, as well as the satellite news gathering (SNG) segment, and the consumer sector. As of November 2011, new satellites with ‘High Throughput’ capability already numbered around 30 in geosynchronous (GEO) orbit alone, and satellite operators have announced plans for additional ‘High Throughput’ systems that will see around 40 more satellites in GEO, together with constellations of other systems in medium earth orbit (MEO) and low earth orbit (LEO).
ICTs declared “engines of economic prosperity and sustainable development”
Panama City, July 23, 2012 – The ITU Connect Americas Summit wrapped up last week with a declaration from Heads of State and Government from Latin America and the Caribbean aimed at mobilizing “the human, financial and technical resources needed to connect the unconnected and to strengthen the role of ICT as the engine of economic prosperity and sustainable development, as well as poverty reduction in the Americas region.”
July 20, 2012--Globecomm Systems will be holding its annual Techforum event at the company’s sprawling facility in Long Island, New York from August 6-7, 2012. This year’s event will include keynotes from David Kline, CTO, Viacom Media Networks and Bradley Blanken, Vice President, Rural Cellular Association as well as unique networking opportunities.