ANGA Cable: Countdown to TV and Broadband Summit from 26 to 28 May in Cologne
Date: Tue, 05/19/2009 - 11:32
Broadband Summit with the CEOs and CTOs from five countries focusing on LTE and Wimax
ANGA Cable, Europe’s leading Trade Fair for Cable, Broadband and Satellite, will open with 380 exhibitors from 33 countries and a high-level Television Summit on 26 May 2009.
Broadband Summit focusing on “Digitale Dividende“, LTE and Wimax
Highlight of the English congress programme is the international Broadband Summit. Under the headline “Cable versus Wireless: Next Generation Competitors?“ CEOs and CTOs from five countries will discuss the effects of new wireless networks (such as LTE and Wimax) on the broadband competition in Europe.
Strategy Summit: Who conquers the future TV markets?
Another highlight and the kick-off event of the 3-day congress is the high-level Strategy Summit with the top representatives of German network operators and content providers. With Thomas Braun (President ANGA Association of German Cable Operators) as the host of the event and Dr. Adrian von Hammerstein (CEO Kabel Deutschland), Parm Sandhu (CEO Unitymedia), Markus Schmid (CEO Tele Columbus), Harald Rösch (CEO Kabel Baden-Württemberg), Werner Hanf (CEO NetCologne), Ferdinand Kayser (President and CEO SES ASTRA), Dr. Marcus Englert (Board Member ProSieben Sat.1) and Pro¬f Dr Carl-Eugen Eberle (General Counsel ZDF), there will be a first-class panel discussion on the future of broadband and Triple Play in Germany.
Main topics of the overall 20 trade panels are the analogue switch off, digital platforms and the Triple Play strategies of cable and fibre operators. Speakers of the congress are high-level representatives from UPC Austria, Canal Digital Norway, Numericable France, ARD, Deutsche Telekom, Eutelsat, EWE, MABB, Versatel, HanseNet, RTL, Zattoo and MTV among others.
ANGA’s Managing Director Peter Charissé: “ANGA Cable continues its success story. With a new booking record and 380 exhibitors, the exhibition hall will be fully booked again. We have more advance visitor registrations for congress and exhibition than last year. At ANGA Cable, the cable and broadband industry will showcase in best form.“
Exhibition and congress tickets: From 20.- to 150.- Euros for three days
A three-day pass for the exhibition costs 20.- Euros (incl. VAT). For the accompanying congress the three-day ticket costs 150.- Euros (plus VAT). The favourably priced technology ticket – 75.- Euros (plus VAT) – is valid for attending the technology panels and visiting the exhibition.
Exhibition and congress tickets can be ordered online at www.angacable.com/registration. Deadline for the advance online registration is 22 May (afterwards on-site).
ANGA Cable is organised by the Association of German Cable Operators (ANGA) and is supported by ZVEI (Satellite & Cable). The event is sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent, ASTRA, Bloomberg TV, Discovery Networks Deutschland, IET Holding, Nagravision, QVC and Unitymedia. Co-operation partners are Cable Europe Labs, Deutsche TV-Plattform, Professional Association of Austrian Telecom Providers and Broadcasting Companies, SCTE UK and the ReDeSign project (sponsored by the EU).