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 planning September live event

Managers of broadcast technology trade show IBC are “hopeful’ that the event will take place as a ‘live’ event on its scheduled dates of September 10th-16th at Amsterdam’s RAI. “We’re hopeful of returning to a live show,” Mike Crimp, IBC CEO told trade press in a briefing event, admitting that the organisation was “optimistic, but […]

IBC’s Showcase to host demo of 5G broadcast use cases

A team of ten world-leading broadcasters, collaborating as part of IBC’s Accelerator Innovation Programme, has revealed plans for a ‘proof of concept’ demonstration of a series of 5G-enabled remote broadcast production use cases, live from Amsterdam on September 10th, 16.00pm BST/ 17.00pm CET. The project team, comprising of ten broadcasting ‘Champions’ led by the BBC, […]

IFA 2020: Innovative concept for unprecedented times

IFA Berlin is set to go ahead in 2020, but with an innovative new concept, following the decision by the Berlin government to ban all events with more than 5,000 participants until October 24th. As a result, IFA Berlin, the trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances, will not be able to go ahead […]

Inaugural CommunicAsia Awards during ConnecTechAsia

ConnecTechAsia – Asia’s leading Infocomm Media and Technology event organised in partnership with Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), announces the launch of the first-ever CommunicAsia Awards to be held on 30 Sept at this year’s virtual event. CommunicAsia, a brand synonymous with Asian telecoms, has seen the evolution of telcos and has been a […]

ITV Studios unveils Fall Festival

ITV Studios has announced it will not participate in MIPCOM this October and will instead launch an extension to its Spring Drama and Formats Festivals. The inaugural ITV Studios Fall Festival, will be a series of virtual content and production sessions for buyers held over three weeks from September 14th. In addition to providing a dedicated […]

Korea is the MIPCOM 2020 Country of Honour

Reed MIDEM has announced that Korea is the MIPCOM 2020 Country of Honour. Korea will become the first Country of Honour to be showcased on the new MIPCOM ONLINE+ platform, making its flagship content accessible to television professionals around the globe. The Korea Country of Honour showcase is sponsored by Korea Communications Commission (KCC), responsible […]

Media Production & Technology Show confirms 2021 dates

Media Business Insight, the organisers of the annual Media Production & Technology Show (MPTS) has confirmed that the show will take place from May 12th-13th 2021 at London’s Olympia exhibition centre. Following its postponement due to the COVID lockdown, MPTS will once again showcase the industry’s latest technologies and services, as well as continue to […]