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The September 9, 2006 Issue Provided by System Dynamics Inc.
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Upcoming Conferences

Peak vacation time is drawing to a close in the northern hemisphere and the conference circuit is swinging into high gear for the next several months. As you plan your conference and travel schedules, here are some conferences that sound particularly relevant to our readers.

Digital Entertainment World 2006

Digital Entertainment World 2006 will be held September 19-21 at the Disneyland Hotel in Hong Kong. It will explore digital content and the new distribution channels emerging to profit from it. Industry experts in the digital economy from Asia and around the world will provide the latest information about global business models and trends. The event will bring together expert discussion, advice and business opportunities to a global audience. You’ll have the opportunity to meet, interact and do business with people who are making a difference in the world of digital entertainment. For more information and to register, please call +65 6322 2701. ( )

2006 FTTH Conference & Expo

The FTTH Conference & Expo will be held October 2-5 at the Venetian Hotel & Resort in Las Vegas. Presented by the Fiber-to-the-Home Council, this is the showcase to assess emerging trends, key government legislation, innovative technology and high-value services associated with fiber-enabled broadband. The theme of this year’s conference is "Innovations in Fiber to the Home: What’s Next?" The conference will assess emerging trends, key government legislation, innovative technology and high-value services associated with fiber-enabled broadband. It will include FTTH success stories, lessons learned, best practices, and innovations. ( )

In preparation for the conference, the FTTH Council invited us to write an article on the state of home networking and what it means for service providers--see Whole Home Networking: Video Changes the Game on the FTTH Conference "What's New" page.

TelcoTV 2006

TelcoTV 2006, to be held November 6-8 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Dallas, provides in-depth information on the much talked about area of IPTV. Over the past couple of years this topic has gained a much higher profile, as increasing numbers of telephone companies have moved into the video services business. The conference and expo will cover the areas of researching, building, marketing and successfully selling IPTV experiences from the service provider's point of view. It is targeted for telecom professionals with stakes in all aspects of the IPTV value chain. ( )

Also consider the following conferences which we plan to attend:

  • Fall 2006 VON will be at the Boston Exhibition and Convention Center September 11-14. ( )
  • Broadband Powerline 2006 will be at the Omni Charlotte Hotel, Charlotte, NC September 17-20. ( )
  • WiMAX World USA will be at the Boston World Trade Center October 10-12. ( )

Please look for us if you're at any of these conferences.