The 4th Annual Hosted Payload Summit Expands Conference Program to Include Small Satellites

Rockville, Md., May 12, 2014 – Hosted payloads and small satellites share a common mission – to enable greater access to space for an ever-expanding variety of commercial, government and scientific customers. In an effort to include everyone in the conversation of future-changing technology, the producers of the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition expanded and revamped the program of its annual Hosted Payload Summit, which will now be called the Hosted Payload and Smallsat Summit. This industry-leading event will be held October 15, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Washington, located at 1000 H Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum 2014: Staying Relevant in a Time of Transition

Hong Kong, May 12, 2014 – CASBAA returns to Singapore for its annual gathering exploring the latest developments and issues affecting the satellite industry in the Asia Pacific. Taking place on June 16 at the Shangri-La Singapore, the CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum 2014 will provide a platform for leaders from the satellite sector to come together and share their knowledge and experiences.

GVF’s 7th Oil & Gas Communications Europe Conference

London, UK, May 7, 2014 – On 13th & 14th May, the oil and gas industry, and the satellite solutions community will turn their collective attention to the 21st event in the GVF Oil & Gas Communications Series, and the 7th to be held in Aberdeen with a focus on the European oil & gas patch.

Arab Advisors' 11th Convergence Summit Convenes in Amman on June 2 & 3 Amid Major Shifts in the Middle East Market

Amman, Jordan, May 6, 2014 -  Under the royal patronage of HRH Princess Sumaya Bint El Hassan, President of the Royal Scientific Society, the 11th Convergence Summit, will take place in Amman on the 2nd and 3rd of June 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel. Her Royal highness will be addressing the summit at the opening ceremony.

C-Suite Speakers Confirmed for Broadband Track at CommunicAsia2014 Summit

Singapore, May 6, 2014 – Asia’s demand for fast and reliable connected services ‘on-the-go’ is relentless. As a result of this prevalent trend, which is seen not only in developed regions but also in emerging and rural parts of the world as well, the need for high capacity broadband and fibre broadband networks is ever-increasing. This is further fuelled by a steep increase in consumption of data and entertainment on mobile devices, with mobile data traffic in Asia Pacific expected to exceed the rest of the world by 2017.

Call For Speakers for CCW+SATCON 2014

Washington, DC, May 5, 2014 -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is now accepting speaking proposals for the 2014 Content and Communications World (CCW) and Satellite Communications Conference and Expo (SATCON), held November 12-13, 2014 in New York. CCW is a leading media, entertainment and communications technology event focusing on content creation, management and delivery technologies. SATCON offers a conference and exhibition serving companies in the satellite-enabled communications and content delivery industry.

4K Technology Touted to Transform Onscreen Viewing in Asia

Singapore, May 2, 2014 – High definition viewing will soon be a technology of the past, with the proliferation of 4K coming Asia’s way.  4K, also commonly known as ultra-high definition (UHD), is an evolved standard that greatly surpasses HD, bearing a minimum pixel count of 3840 x 2160 compared to the latter’s standard of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Naturally, 4K brings to viewers sharper, higher clarity images and videos.

Future Success of Oil & Gas Industry to Turn on Communications Solutions Demanding 100 Times Today’s Bandwidth Use

London, UK, May 2, 2014 – Maximizing the successful operation of the oil & gas rigs of the future will depend on bandwidth usage level of 100 times that of today. This was the analysis of Brastrading, the Florida, USA, based company which provides engineering and high-level logistics, services, equipment and worldwide telecom solutions for the oil & gas market. Multi-path communications, applications-aware networks, universal device IP-connectivity – all be required to improve rig on-board situational awareness, enable faster decision-making, facilitate real-time remote control, increase automation, lower operating costs, and create a safer working environment.

Twitter to Deliver Visionary Address at CommunicAsia2014 and BroadcastAsia2014 Conferences

Singapore, April 21, 2014--Shailesh Rao, Twitter Inc’s Vice President for Americas, Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets, will deliver a visionary address at CommunicAsia2014 Summit and BroadcastAsia2014 International Conference titled “You Matter: Asians Shaping The Pulse of the World Through Live, Authentic Conversations” to examine the role of social media and its significance in today’s society. 

CASBAA and the National Communications Commission Host an International Seminar on Cable TV Policies and Practices in Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan, April 11, 2014--Taiwan’s plans to restructure its regulation of the cable-TV industry were the focus of a day-long seminar in Taipei on April 8, 2014, before 100 industry leaders, government officials, academics and foreign experts. CASBAA hosted the seminar together with Taiwan’s NCC, which is considering options for the restructuring.