ECC & MEDIACAST UNITE TO CREATE EUROPE'S PREMIER BROADBAND COMMUNICATIONS EVENT FOR 2001 Monday 29 January 2001 PDF Print Companies wanting to capitalise on the convergent broadcast communications market, can discover the way to maximise their return on investment from delivering broadband services by visiting ECC 2001 & Cable & Satellite MEDIACAST 2001. Europes premier broadband event for 2001 take place from the 21-23 May 2001 at the ExCeL Exhibition & Conference Centre, London's brand new state-of-the-art exhibition venue. http://www.mediacast.co.uk or http://www.ecc-convention.com The events both now in their 15th year, are designed specifically to enable broadcasters, service providers, content owners and network operators to select the right business model, the right mix of applications, and the appropriate supporting technology, to enable them to fully exploit convergence. The events contain many key elements to satisfy the hunger for information and expertise of companies launching enhanced TV and broadband services. Together they provide a focused exhibition, a comprehensive free seminar programme, the Convergence Summit and exciting feature areas. Features include, Home Networking Area, Web Café, plus BROADBAND Bistro demonstrating broadband services and applications. Over 300 companies will be exhibiting at ECC and MEDIACAST including broadband cable, satellite, xDSL, digital broadcasting and wireless solutions. These companies will be demonstrating the technologies and services which are enabling companies to launch new digital services, niche channels, personal TV and rich media content. The FREE comprehensive seminar programme will offer over 70 seminars by technical experts & senior commercial executives, providing a 'one-stop' learning centre. The programme of seminars has become essential for anyone who wants to fully understand the opportunities to fully exploit the potential of high speed Broadband Access, Digital and Interactive TV. The Convergence Summit will deliver the vision of world class speakers on the strategic issues of making money from the convergence in broadband communications. Visitors to the ECC & MEDIACAST events will be able to compare the latest developments in personal TV, video streaming, e-cinema, on-line gaming, VOD, PPV, webcasting, broadband Internet, sophisticated Interactive TV, and all forms of digital commerce (e-, m- & t-commerce) in a "hands on" environment. The core audience will continue to include Network Operators & TV Service Providers (satellite, DTT and cable); Telcos; Programmers & Information Providers; Distributors; and Manufacturers. Many new players who are establishing themselves in the market have also recognised the benefits of visiting the events including: · ISPs seeking broadband carriage and technology to launch new services. · Potential new service providers such as virtual network operators, GSM operators and commcos. · Owners of content who are seeking new distribution opportunities including Webcasting. · New broadband content providers such as games developers. · Providers of on line services such as banking, shopping, gambling, all seeking distribution over multiple digital platforms. · Major brand merchants who need to decide which are most appropriate platforms to utilise in order to promote themselves from the myriad opportunities presented by new media. Europe's premier broadband convergence event is being held in the best possible venue ExCeL designed to be the most prestigious and innovative exhibition centre in Europe. ExCeL has been designed to be the event venue at the hub of UK Comms, with a direct Fibre link to Tele House the UKs distribution hub for the Internet, video and satellite communications. ExCeL ensures that ECC and MEDIACAST have the best communications links of any UK exhibition. NTL is a partner in the ExCeL Venue and have integrated ExCeL directly into their main network giving ExCeL the full redundancy capacity of the main NTL network. Via the NTL network ExCeL is able to directly link to NTLs satellite farm. Hailed as Europe's first truly smart venue, ExCeL has a sophisticated IT and comms infrastructure to ensure that visitors and exhibitors enjoy convenient business connectivity at all times. With internet kiosks, web connectivity, hot desks, web connected hot desks, a sophisticated in- house business centre and mobile business units, visitors will be able to stay in touch with their offices, customers and suppliers whilst attending the shows at ExCeL. Another huge benefit is direct access for international visitors, as just 5 minutes from London City Airport with its 250 flights daily to 28 European cities. There is plentiful accommodation around the immediate area, with numerous hotels situated at St Katherine's Dock, Canary Wharf and closer to the West End. ExCeL's central location also has great transport connections whether travelling by rail, road or air, no other venue offers such excellent national and international access. Served by its own station connecting to London's underground system, ExCeL is only 20 minutes journey time from the West End. For event information or tickets access the Internet on http://www.mediacast.co.uk/ or http://www.ecc-convention.com/ Press contact: Neil Stinchcombe Tel: +44 (0)20 8449 829 1007 Email Neil@eskenzi.demon.co.uk Exhibition Contact: Neil Cook Tel: +44 (0)20 8910 7719 Email email@example.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Eskenzi PR in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.