Agreement Concluded for Strategical Cooperation Between SCTE Cable-Tec Expo and ANGA Cable Show

Oct 26, 2011, 09:00 ET from SCTE

EXTON, Pa. and COLOGNE, Germany, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), the United States-based global leader in cable engineering and standards, and the Cologne based ANGA Cable Show, a subsidiary of ANGA Association of German Cable Operators, are pleased to announce the conclusion of a cooperation agreement in order to mutually promote, enhance and support their respective congress and exhibition events, SCTE Cable-Tec Expo® and the ANGA Cable Show.

In the future, SCTE Cable-Tec Expo and ANGA Cable Show will act as "International Cable Show Partners" in order to more effectively meet the needs of the global cable industry and coordinate and leverage their individual activities. They will continuously deepen their exchange regarding their conference sessions through such activities as identifying relevant topics and targeting new technologies. One of the central elements of this cooperation will be the mutual support by providing moderators and speakers for the respective technical conference sessions.

Daniel Howard, Senior Vice President Engineering and Chief Technology Officer of SCTE: "The need for the technical expertise and relationships that SCTE in the United States and ANGA in Europe provide transcends geographic boundaries.  We believe that this agreement will benefit the industry worldwide by creating new opportunities for the sharing of technical expertise, innovative approaches, industry best practices and standards development."

Dr. Peter Charisse, Managing Director of the ANGA Cable Show, welcomes this excellent opportunity for an exchange of panelists and knowledge: "The SCTE Cable-Tec Expo with its high technical expertise is the perfect transatlantic partner for our European ANGA Cable Show. We highly appreciate the exchange of know how, topics and speakers, as this will surely provide some interesting insights into the goings-on in cable business across the pond and make our congress agenda even more international than ever."

ANGA Cable Show is the leading European marketplace for cable, broadband, and satellite. In 2011, 420 exhibitors from 37 countries presented their products and services on the show floor. Counting 16.500 now, the number of trade visitors has doubled within the past five years, thereby maintaining a constantly high share of 43 percent international visitors. Combined with a home market of 40 million private households, which is unique in Europe, this underlines the leading role of ANGA Cable for the European industry. ANGA Cable Show 2012 will take place from 12 - 14 June in Cologne, Germany. For more information please go to www.angacable.com.

SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, the industry's engineering show of the year, is renowned as a showcase of innovation and learning that helps the cable industry to reduce costs, deploy new services and increase customer satisfaction. Expo 2011 is scheduled for Nov. 15-17 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA, and will feature industry leaders confronting key technical challenges; hundreds of hands-on, technology-centric exhibits; more than 40 relevant technical workshops; the inaugural edition of the SCTE IP Challenge; the International Cable-Tec Games; and valuable learning that is driven by peer-to-peer interaction and networking. Registrations for both Cable-Tec Expo and the Capacity Management Symposium that will be held on Monday, Nov. 14 are available at http://expo.scte.org.

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