NAB2008 to offer special IPTV focus

NAB2008 will expand its IPTV offerings with a new conference series and super session providing telecommunications and wireless professionals with insight into converging technologies, concepts and equipment for IPTV and other next-generation video businesses.

Broadcast Engineering and Telephony magazines, together with the NAB, will also feature an IPTV Pavilion showcasing the latest products and services centered on content distribution and delivery.

The IPTV Pavilion will be in the Content Central section located in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. New to the NAB Show, the IPTV Pavilion and Content Central will provide a platform for exhibitors to showcase content distribution and delivery products and services. The IPTV Pavilion will focus on the distribution and delivery of IPTV services, uniting content and new technology to provide innovative solutions to telecom organizations.

NAB2008 also will offer a conference series on IPTV called “Telecom2008: Building Your IPTV Business.” The new series will explore the strategies and technology necessary for companies to build IPTV businesses.

The conference will provide information about creating and acquiring content, present the latest developments in the telecom industry and offer guided tours of IPTV technology found on the NAB show exhibit floor.

The "IPTV Right Now — Where We Are and What We Have Learned" super session April 15 will look at previous IPTV technology experiences to predict trends in connected TV through the next 12 months.

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