Registration opens for Evolving Connectivity 2018

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The Confederation of Aerial Industries Ltd (CAI) has announced that registration for its annual Evolving Connectivity conference is now open.

This year’s event, taking place on April 26 at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, focuses on the first major upheaval of spectrum change since the digital switchover. More of the UHF is being allocated for mobile use so UK terrestrial TV is making the necessary changes required. For many, this heralds what they see as a migration of our TV viewing to a broadband delivery in the long term.

For the immediate future it is time when UK households will need guidance on coping with channel changes, at a pivotal time as the CAI celebrates 40 years of representation.

Registration is now open for Evolving Connectivity 2018 and attendees can register for free here.

9.30 am
Registration – Show Opens

10.30 am
Tim Jenks, Senior Executive, CAI

Introduction & Welcome – Tim Jenks formally retires in June and will welcome the new Senior Executive of the CAI who will outline their vision for the development of the CAI in a new era of audio visual delivery.

10.45 am
Richard Lindsay-Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Digital TV Group

The TV future in the connected home – An overview of audio visual delivery platforms in a connected world.

11.45 am
Ben Roome, Chief Executive Officer, DMSL/at800

700 MHz reallocation – An update on mitigation plans as with 700 MHz reallocation now underway.

12.30 pm
Graham Plumb, Principle Broadcast Specialist, Ofcom

700 MHz the regulatory requirements – Reallocation of spectrum – the regulator’s viewpoint.

2.00 pm
Owen Jenkinson, Marketing Director, Freeview

Freeview and the future of live, linear TV – A Freeview overview of terrestrial TV in the UK’s broadcasting arena.

2.45 pm
Thomas Wrede, Vice President, New Technology & Standards SES

UHD, 4K and dCSS Update – A look at the status of UHD TV in the broadcast market and the associated new channel stacking switch technology.

3.30 pm
Richard Lindsay-Davies (DTG), Graham Plumb (Ofcom), Owen Jenkinson (Freeview) and Thomas Wrede (SES)

The Panel Discussion (TBC).

5.00 pm
Show Closes

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