ConnecTechAsia 2020 announces virtual event and 365 marketplace

Informa Markets has announced that ConnecTechAsia – Asia’s leading Infocomm Media and Technology event organised in partnership with Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA),  will be held on a virtual platform during the same dates; September 29th to October 1st. This shift to a virtual event is in response to the dynamic situation of the Covid-19 […]

Covid-19 workshops track created for SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tea Expo 2020

SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo will feature learnings from the coronavirus crisis during a special workshops track. “Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic” will examine new strategies for managing workforces and maintaining operational performance amid shifts in usage, as well how cable and new partners can foster cross-industry innovation to leverage new health and safety applications during […]

DTG Summit 2020 is going virtual

Future Vision, the 2020 DTG Summit, is being recast as a virtual event with global reach and scale. The free-to-attend event – which will now take place on Wednesday 7th October – marks the 25th anniversary of the Digital TV Group, the centre for UK digital Television.  World-class speakers will probe the technology, business and […]

Edinburgh Festival goes digital

In light of the the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, organisers of the Edinburgh TV Festival have announced that this August they will be presenting a “reimagined digital alternative”. A statement read: “The 2020 Festival offering is designed to support and connect the television community in light of what has become a very challenging year, and will […]

FTTH Conference 2021 goes virtual

With just over five months to go to the planned FTTH Conference 2021 in Berlin, it remains unclear when, and in what form, large international conferences and exhibitions will be permitted to run. Following consultation with multiple stakeholders, the FTTH Council Europe said it has reached the conclusion that the probability of being able to […]

FTTH Conference goes virtual this December

In light of the ongoing pandemic, the FTTH Council Europe has announced that this years FTTH Conference, scheduled for December 2nd – 3rd, will now be a virtual event. The FTTH Council Europe will reschedule the physical FTTH Conference to September 21st-23rd 2021. In a statement, the COuncil said: “We are confident that this decision, […]

Gary Neville joins SportsPro Live line-up

SportsPro Live is just around the corner with what it claims is its most impressive line-up to date – and now Sky Sports presenter and ex-Premier League footballer Gary Neville has been added to the list of guest speakers. SportsPro Live takes place virtually on September 16th and 17th. Headline speakers include: Sally Bolton, Chief […]

GSMA changes dates for MWC21 series

GSMA has announced a rescheduling of its MWC series for 2021. MWC21 Shanghai will now take place from 23 – 25 February 2021, and MWC21 Barcelona will now take place between 28 June – 1 July 2021. Moving MWC21 Barcelona, initially scheduled for the first week of March 2021, allows the GSMA to contend with […]

IBC 2020 cancelled

There will be no IBC in 2020. The organisation has announced that, regretfully, the Covid-19 crisis has led it to the conclusion there is no viably safe way to hold the event. Although the RAI had said it is opening and can manage social distancing, continuing restrictions on travel – including quarantines for returning visitors […]

IBC announces shortlist for IBC2021 Innovation Awards

IBC has announced the shortlist for the highly coveted IBC2021 Innovation Awards. This year, the awards will celebrate the spirit of collaboration within the content and technology industry, where organisations identified a market challenge and worked together to create a solution. Winners and their technology partners will be honoured at an awards ceremony at IBC2021 […]