CAI announces speakers for Evolving Connectivity 2017

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CAIThe Confederation of Aerial Installers (CAI) show team have announced that more speakers have come on board since the new ‘Evolving Connectivity’ website was launched last year.

The event, to be held on Wednesday April 26 at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, will aim to address the key topics in the field of signal distribution and the future of TV and connected homes.


9.30 am
Registration – Show Opens

10.30 am
CAI chairman Les Hampson

Introduction & Welcome
– CAI growth and development in the new era of audio visual delivery.

10.45 am
TrustMark chief executive Simon Ayers

TrustMark, Codes & Consumer Charters
– The impact of the Bonfield Review on consumer advice, protection and standards for businesses delivering service solutions to the home.

Short Break

11.45 am
Freeview marketing director Owen Jenkinson

The future of live, linear TV
– A Freeview overview of strategy for a hybrid future, whilst also questioning the strength of internet delivered TV and mobile viewing.

12.30 pm
DUK 700MHz programme director Kate Macefield

700 MHz reallocation
– An update on plans as we head towards a pilot scheme for 700 MHz reallocation.

Lunch Break

2.30 pm
DTG head of wireless technologies Alex Buchan & Mandercom Ltd director Peter Barnett

DTG – R-Book 7 & RED in the face
– A look at the additions to R-Book 6 which will include Sky Q distribution and 700 MHz information resulting in R-Book 7 plus RED in the face – ‘you will be if you are not compliant’.

2.45 pm
Freesat head of supply chain Andy Carr

– Wideband, the single cable and channel stacking.

3.30 pm
Sky UK business development manager Gareth Jones

Sky TV & Sky Q
– The independent installer registration scheme.

5.00 pm
Evolving Connectivity 2017 Closes


For anyone wishing to attend the event, registration is available at

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