Sony Pictures, Fox News, ESPN and Warner Brothers ? four of the world leaders in broadcast and content ? are to speak as part of a world-class gathering of industry specialists at the IPTV World Forum Asia in Shanghai in September (www.iptv-asia.net).
The program will feature over 20 leading telcos discussing IPTV service deployment issues including China Netcom, SMG, NTT, Reliance Entertainment, France Telecom, City Telecom, Biznet Metro, Softbank Broadmedia, PCCW, Korea Telecom, True Internet, KDDI, Chunghwa Telecom and MITV.
The event ? the Asian focus of the IPTV World Series pioneered and developed by UK-based Junction Ltd ? is breaking all records for exhibitors, speakers and delegates, and has attracted industry leaders Microsoft and Alcatel to sponsor the event.
?IPTV began as merely the latest craze in technology but it is now respected as the next big thing in telecoms and an area for huge growth,? commented organiser Ian Johnson.
?Asia continues to lead the way with technology so it?s great that so many industry leaders are getting involved in the discussions. We are delighted with the responses we have had so far and are looking forward to what is set to be the most exciting IPTV event of the year.?
IPTV World Forum Asia will look at the many business considerations that will determine success or failure in Asia, including marketing, customer acquisition and customer resource management (CRM) issues like cross-selling TV services to existing voice/data subscribers and up-selling customers to higher value TV packages.
This event will offer the chance to hear detailed appraisals of advanced video, data and voice services for IPTV - and how these can improve competitive positioning and bottom lines. It will also assess the network and technology requirements of DSL and FTTH providers as they prepare for their battle with cable and satellite. Key topics of interest will include how DSL providers get ready for HDTV and multi-room TV.
IPTV World Forum Asia is part of the IPTV World Series of shows run by Junction. For more information, please visit www.iptvworldseries.com.