TelcoTV Conference Wraps 10th Event & Plans for 2012 Highlights included dynamic industry presenters and vendor-hosted workshops and demonstrations

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TelcoTV 2011 successfully concluded in New Orleans last week with nearly 2100 registered attendees. The three-day event celebrated its tenth anniversary with vendor-hosted workshops, a Cloud Services summit, TelcoTV learning tracks, keynote presentations and ample opportunity for networking.

This year's keynote presentations, which were streamed live to a worldwide audience, included the following speakers:

  • Eric J. Bruno, VP Product Management, Verizon
  • Bryan Burns, VP Strategic Business Planning & Development, ESPN
  • Carl Russo, President and CEO, Calix
  • Josh Seidemann, Director of Policy, NTCA
  • Jeff G. Weber, VP U-Verse & Video Strategy, AT&T

"The 2011 TelcoTV event offered attendees and exhibitors an ideal mix of education, networking and opportunities to take in what's new in the communications industry," said Joseph Braue, SVP and Group Director of UBM TechWeb's Light Reading division, which co-produces the event with the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association. "Our goal is to help our stakeholders not only stay abreast of new technologies and services but to anticipate and be prepared for change. The focus truly was on video in its many forms."

TelcoTV 2011 at a Glance

A joint production of UBM TechWeb and NTCA, TelcoTV offers a unique venue for solution providers to showcase their new product and service offerings. This year's theme, "Ten Years Transforming Telecom & Entertainment," reflected the strides the industry has made since the inception of the tradeshow in 2001, along with the challenges it faces going forward.

Event sponsors included:

  • Calix as the Signature Sponsor
  • AdTran as the Platinum Sponsor
  • Pace as "The State of the Video Consumer" Survey Sponsor
  • CHR Solutions and Nokia Siemens Networks as Gold Sponsors
  • Plus more than 25 additional sponsors helped set the stage for this year's event

More than 100 speakers participated in a program that included over 40 educational seminars and panel discussions. Speakers featured service providers, vendors, journalists and industry analysts.

The Cloud Services Summit was collocated at the event:

http://cloudsummit2011.com/

TelcoTV announced the 2011 Vision Award winners, who were selected from a record-breaking number of nominations:

http://downloads.lightreading.com/lrlive/telcotv11/TelcoTV2011_Winners_1026_ehb.pdf

Adi Kishore presented the results of the fourth annual Heavy Reading U.S. pay-TV research study and revealed, among other findings, that a better video experience could influence U.S. pay-TV subscribers' choice of ISP:

http://www.lightreading.com/video.asp?doc_id=213965

The Official 2011 TelcoTV Show news site delivered event coverage, ongoing industry analysis and vendor announcements:

http://www.lightreading.com/telcotv/

Visit http://www.TelcoTVonline.com for more information.

TelcoTV 2012: All Things Video is slated for November 13-15, 2012 at the Las Vegas Hilton.  Seventy-two percent of the tradeshow floor is sold out, with 75 exhibiting companies already on board.  Top 2012 Sponsors include Calix, Adtran, Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and CHR Solutions.  

About Light Reading (www.lightreading.com)

Light Reading combines its research-led online communities and targeted events portfolio to help those in the global communications industry make informed decisions. Lightreading.com is the ultimate source for telecom analysis for more than 300,000 subscribers each month, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation. Light Reading produces targeted communications events and focused one-day conferences each year for cable, mobile and wireline executives across five continents. As part of the Light Reading Communications Network (www.lrcn.com), Light Reading leverages the industry's most trusted telecom research brands, Heavy Reading and Pyramid Research, to contribute to the only integrated business information platform serving the $4 trillion global communications industry.

About Light Reading Communications Network (www.lrcn.com)

The Light Reading Communications Network combines the most trusted telecom research brands with award-winning online communities and a rich events portfolio to deliver the only integrated business information platform serving the global communications industry. With the power of this platform, leaders who build, deploy, finance and regulate next-generation telecom networks are able to make more informed decisions on emerging market and service opportunities. The Light Reading Communications Network is a division of UBM TechWeb (www.ubmtechweb.com), the global leader in technology media and business information.  

About NTCA

The National Telecommunications Cooperative Association is the premier association representing more than 560 locally owned and controlled telecommunications cooperatives and commercial companies throughout rural and small-town America. NTCA provides its members with legislative, regulatory, and industry representation; meetings; publications and educational programs; and an array of employee benefit programs. Visit http://www.ntca.org for more information.

CONTACTS:

Dawn Danaher
Media Relations, TelcoTV 2011
Tel: +1 714 378 5841
PR@TelcoTVonline.com

Carolyn Herr
Director of Events
Light Reading
Tel:  + 1 949 223 3614
herr@lightreading.com

SOURCE Light Reading



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