Some of Eastern Europe’s industry leaders will address key issues, from current key market trends and IPTV service benchmarking, to the challenges that lie in wait for nationalised and privatised Telcos and content culture.
“This show comes at a significant time for the region, when DSL growth rates are high and TV penetration low, marking the huge potential leading to the impending successful roll out of IPTV networks offering Eastern European consumers their first vision of life beyond analogue television,” said Ian Johnson, Managing Director of Junction.
Pyramid Research suggests DSL revenues in Eastern and Central Europe will quadruple between 2005 and 2010 from $0.8 billion to almost $4 billion. This technology growth, compared with the public’s enthusiasm to consume reflects the potential in the market for digital TV and video services over DSL or fibre.
The exhibition and conference sponsored by Harmonic, NDS, and Tandberg Television is to include:
- IPTV showcase area featuring state-of-the-art demonstrations.
- Conference of over fifteen Eastern European Telcos and ISPs
discussing IPTV service deployment issues.
- Exhibition involving thirty key IPTV providers.
- Senior speakers from leading content broadcast companies.
- Networking drinks aboard the Princess Zsofia with cruise on the