Events

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.  

GVF Oil & Gas Communications Conference Series Spotlights Rio for Fourth Regional Event

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 2, 2014-- The GVF Oil & Gas Communications Brazil 2014: Big Oil, Big Data: The Deepwater Ocean Expanse conference (O&GCommsBrazil 2014, www.uk-emp.co.uk/current-events/o-g-comms-brazil-2014/) will take place at the Windsor Plaza Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro on 15th & 16th April 2014.

The NAB Show to Address the Future of 4K Adoption

Las Vegas, Nev., April 1, 2014-- The NAB Show will feature sessions, workshops and panels on the increasing role of ultra high-definition standards for 4K television displays and production technology in the media and entertainment industry. To be held April 5 -10 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.

CASBAA’s Inaugural OTT Summit Provides an Overview of Over-The-Top

Hong Kong, March 28, 2014 – CASBAA, the Asia Pacific association for the broadcasting and related industries, held its inaugural CASBAA OTT Summit 2014: On Top of OTT on March 25, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt, Singapore. Focusing on the fast developing over-the-top (OTT) television services market, the event brought together thought leaders from across industries to share their experiences and insights into the evolving world of alternative content delivery, changing content consumption, technology, and revenue streams.

Space Industry Leaders Countdown To Space Tech Expo 2014–Opening April 1st

Long Beach, Calif., March 28, 2014-- The Space Tech Expo and Conference 2014 opens its doors at the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach April 1 – 3, offering the widest showcase of space-related technologies used in the design, build and testing of spacecraft, satellite and launch vehicles, Space Tech Expo & Conference will bring together the key players involved in the space industry, under one roof.