Cable Europe & SCTE Europe Join Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen Europe as Event Partners

9/19/2018, 3:00 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

Light Reading’s Cable Next-Gen Europe will feature speakers from Liberty Global, Vodafone, Cable Europe, SCTE Europe, Com Hem and more

New York, NY, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Light Reading announced that Cable Europe and SCTE Europe have joined the upcoming Cable Next-Gen Europe conference as event partners. Patterned after Light Reading's popular Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies conference in the US each March, Cable Next-Gen Europe will be Light Reading's inaugural cable tech event in Europe.

Run in conjunction with Cable Congress, Cable Next-Gen Europe will bring together leading European and US cable technologists to tackle timely tech topics like DOCSIS 3.1, Full Duplex DOCSIS, Distributed Access Architecture, FTTH, network virtualization, streaming video, cable-mobile convergence and others. The one-day conference will take place at the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel in London on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Cable Next-Gen Europe will be led by Light Reading's Cable/Video Practice Leader, Alan Breznick, assisted by Light Reading Senior Editor Jeff Baumgartner. Cable Europe and SCTE Europe will play supporting roles, contributing speakers and moderators to the event.  

So far, the lineup of confirmed speakers includes:

  • Mark Burns, HFC Architect, Liberty Global
  • Anders Bloom, Senior Systems Manager, Broadband, Com Hem
  • Paulo Valente, Director, Technology Policy, Cable Europe
  • Jeff Heynen, Director, Sectors & Technology, SNL Kagan Consulting
  • Tony Gunnarsson, Principal Analyst, Ovum
  • Frank Miller, CTO, EMEA, Ciena
  • Jim Crammond, Senior Director, Operator Business Development, Intel

Other speaking opportunities are still available. Please email events@lightreading.com if you're interested.

"Cable Next-Gen Europe promises to be the start of a much-needed dialogue about where European cable operators are headed with new technologies as the competitive landscape shifts around them," Breznick said. "We aim to make this an annual event focusing on the opportunities and challenges of developing, deploying and monetizing next-gen technologies, platforms, products, services, features and applications."

Cable operators, other service providers and more qualify for free admission. Don't qualify? Save $200 with our early-bird rates. Register today.

Sponsorship opportunities are also still available. Please email sales@lightreading.com to find out more.

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About Light Reading

Light Reading is an independent B2B digital media platform providing daily news analysis and insight for the global communications networking and services industry. Our broad readership and solid reputation make us the leading resource for telecom, mobile and cable network operators, cloud services players and all the companies that develop and supply them with technology, applications and professional services. Light Reading has over 500,000 qualified registered users, our websites attract over 1.3 million monthly page views and our newsletters are sent out to 220,000 opt-in subscribers. Our brand is also active across all social media channels, with over 100,000 members and followers. The Light Reading Group incorporates a dedicated research division, Heavy Reading; more than 15 successful annual industry events, including its flagship Big Communications Event; several targeted online communities, including Security NowConnecting Africa and Broadband World News, that dig even deeper into key areas of the global communications industry; and its sister industry news site Telecoms.com.

Erin Cardinal
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