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TMCNet:  Broadband Asia and TV Connect Asia 2013 Set for April

[February 21, 2013]

Broadband Asia and TV Connect Asia 2013 Set for April

Feb 21, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) -- Broadband Asia and TV Connect Asia 2013 will take place at the Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong, from April 9-10.

According to a release, PCCW and HKT are the event's official Host Operator Partners. The event also has support from CSL, Pacnet and the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau for Hong Kong.

Now in its ninth year, Broadband Asia and TV Connect Asia welcomes PCCW and HKT, as HKT's Group Managing Director, Alex Arena, is set to provide the host keynote.

Arena said: "PCCW and HKT are very excited to have this event return to Hong Kong where we look forward to greeting a wide range of delegates from across the region and beyond. This is a highly valuable opportunity for us all to meet new partners, discover new business opportunities, benchmark your own business and to gain insight into the hottest topics facing the broadband and TV industry in the Asia Pacific region." Susie Ho, Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Communications and Technology) at Hong Kong's Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, will open the conference and exhibition with a Ministerial Welcome Address.



The conference and exhibition is co-located with TV Connect Asia.

The two-day event is made up of two programme tracks which complement each other to reflect the nature of the converging broadband and connected entertainment industry. Day One will address fixed access evolution, mobile and wireless opportunities, business models, the digital home, making TV multi-screen, and effective content delivery management, while Day Two will focus on leveraging broadband networks, capacity and accessibility, effective TV delivery and content business strategies. Combined keynotes will take place across both days with C-level speakers, including CSL, Celestial Tiger Entertainment, Youku Tudou, Hulu, Telstra, Telecom New Zealand and KT (Korea Telecom).

Figures from News Corp., Media Partners Age, Motion Pictures Association, PCCW-HKT and CASBAA (Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia), will lead the discussion on content piracy in the Internet Age. The event's VIP Executive Summit is also back for another successful year, taking place on Day One and bringing together top executives in the industry for an exclusive exploratory session.

TV Connect Asia is part of the TV Connect Global series.

Informa Telecoms and Media is a provider of business intelligence and strategic services to the global telecoms and media markets.

Event information: asia.broadbandworldforum.com/.

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