Pre-registered attendees already top 1,000 for the IPTV World Forum in London
The rapid emergence of IPTV as a genuine revenue-generating new application for network operators in Europe and beyond, is helping to fuel record levels of interest and attendance in this year's IPTV World Forum
With over one month to go, 1,000 people have pre-registered for the show, which is being held at Olympia between 5 and 7 March 2007.
In addition, over 100 exhibitors have already signed up to attend the event, which will also include leading content players and broadcasters, as well as an IPTV showcase area, featuring service demonstrations from
25 leading worldwide IPTV deployments. The Forum will run in parallel with The Connected Home
and TV Over Nett
Exhibitors include Ericsson, IBM, Microsoft, Nortel and Siemens, with talks from leading industry figures such as Eric Abensur, VP Broadband, Orange UK; Jean-Charles De Keyser, Chairman, Belgacom Skynet; Mary Turner, CEO, Tiscali; Paul Berriman, Head of Strategic Market Development, PCCW; Ashley Highfield, Director of Future Media & Technology, BBC; Paolo Agostinelli, Head of Media & TV, Fastweb; Marc Schroeder, Senior VP, T-Home Deutsche Telekom; Chris Coles, President/CEO, Myrio - A Siemens Company; and Jeff Weber, VP Product & Strategy, AT&T.
"The IPTV World Forum is now a significant date on the worlds' telecoms calendar and we are seeing the evidence every day as people from all over Europe and even further a field, book their places to attend,"
comments Ian Johnson, Managing Director of Junction.
"The Forum has sold out two years running and with an expected 5,000 attendees we are advising people to sign up early to avoid disappointment," adds Ian.
An early booking discount is still available until the end of January.