Events

ITU prepares for World Radiocommunication Conference 2015

Geneva, Switzerland, April 1, 2015--The second conference preparatory meeting (CPM) for the forthcoming World Radiocommunication Conference is currently in session in Geneva. Over 1100 delegates from ITU’s 193 Member States and the private sector are examining preparatory studies on the regulatory, technical, operational and procedural aspects of the agenda of the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15), which will take place in Geneva, 2-27 November 2015.

NAB 2015 Show to Bring Together Delegations and Exhibitors from Around the World

Las Vegas, Nev., March 26, 2015-- NAB Show will host 64 international delegations from every continent, including first-time delegations from Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Myanmar and Pakistan. Nearly 30 percent of the event's more than 98,000 attendees will travel from 159 countries to NAB Show, held April 11-16 in Las Vegas. NAB Show is the world's largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all platforms.

CABSAT 2015 Kicks Off on March 10

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 6, 2015-- The 21st edition of CABSAT, the leading professional content management event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) kicks off on Tuesday, March 10.  The event will roll-out an expanded schedule of sector-specific conferences, training schemes and seminars as part of its mandate to empower regional companies with the acumen to drive product innovation and capitalise on game-changing monetization avenues.

OTT Offers Huge Potential; Piracy Still a Hindrance

Hong Kong, March 5, 2015--CASBAA, the Association for digital multichannel TV, content, platforms, advertising and video delivery throughout the Asia-Pacific, recently concluded its OTT Summit 2015 on Tuesday, March 3 at the Grand Hyatt Singapore.

New Format, New Location, New Agenda…GVF Satellite Hub Summit @ CABSAT 2015

by Martin Jarrold

Dubai, UAE, March 4, 2015--This year, GVF at CABSAT 2015 has a dedicated satellite hub summit as a part of the CABSAT conference content, bringing an event with a brand new format, new and innovative content, and a new location, as the GVF Satellite Hub Summit @ CABSAT 2015. The event, presented over two days, 11th & 12th March, will take place physically within the satellite area of the CABSAT exhibition, using a dedicated, purpose built, centrally located and high-profile meetings facility in exhibition Hall 8.

NAB 2015 To Focus on OTT Content Delivery

Las Vegas, Nev., March 2, 2015--NAB Show, the world’s largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage, and distribute entertainment across all platforms, will feature sessions, workshops, and panels discussing today’s content landscape and the prominent role that over-the-top (OTT) video delivery is playing within it. The convention takes place April 11 – 16 in Las Vegas.

Space Tech Conference 2015 takes off at the Long Beach Convention Center, California, May 19-21

Long Beach, California, February 27, 2015--Once again Space Tech Conference will open its doors in Long Beach, California, to bring together the leading representatives of the military, government and commercial space sectors.  An unparalleled line-up of expert speakers at the three-day conference will showcase the breadth of innovation in the industry, and discuss issues and opportunities in solving the space sector’s most challenging problems.   

Combating Interference at Satellite 2015

Washington, D.C., February 24, 2015--The major industry groups working towards interference mitigation have announced a number of workshops and meetings during the week of Satellite 2015 in Washington D.C.

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to Keynote 2015 NAB Show

Washington, D.C., February 19, 2015 -- Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler will speak 2015 NAB Show in Las Vegas, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today. The address, which will be held Wednesday, April 15, 9:00-10:00 a.m., is expected to provide insight into the FCC’s policy and regulatory objectives related to broadcasting, technology and communications law generally.

CABSAT 2015 to Examine Content Challenges for Telcos, Satellite and Media Distribution Companies

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 18, 2015–CABSAT 2015, the leading professional content event for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA), will examine the myriad challenges currently facing satellite companies and regional telcos as consumer viewing habits change.