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With over 850 attendees from 39 countries, Cable Congress is the undisputed annual meeting place for the Who’s Who in the cable industry. Check who attends here.

OFFICIAL PROGRAMME NOW AVAILABLE

We have released the official brochure and agenda for this year’s show – download here. Check what hot topics and new features you can expect in 2014 and who will lead discussions on where to invest, and how to stay ahead in an increasingly competitive space.

To whet your appetite we bring you a taster of what we have in store for this year:

The Wheel of Fortune

Hear from key industry technology executives as they engage for the Cable Congress audience on a variety of topics from all IP to network evolution and television platforms. What drives – and what will drive – cable’s very own wheel of fortune? It’s all about the technology but not for technology’s sake. Come give the session a spin and see for yourself why cable occupies the enviable space between entertainment and technology.

Flipping through the dealmakers’ play books

Exciting times abound for the cable industry. With recent deals in the foreground, big deals in the future would appear to remain on cable’s agenda. With opportunities for growth, consolidation and continued competitiveness vis-à-vis incumbent operators, finance at the heart of cable’s growth strategy. The state of finance in cable will continue to play a crucial role in the future of a business increasingly seen as competitive given the strategic nature of its investment choices which are yielding positive results. Join the very people in the finance world with a both a high level and coal face view of the dynamics of deal making capture the attention of the markets.

The Story Behind the Numbers

Some will tell you that cable is all about the numbers. And if there is anyone who can take the numbers and let them tell a story, it’s IHS’ Guy Bisson who joins us for his annual data-driven overview of where cable is today and where it’s going tomorrow. Whether it’s looking at ARPU, RGUs, EBITDA or the role of OTTs in relation to the international community of DOCSIS ready ISPs, Cable Congress delegates will be sure not to miss a must-see presentation laying out fresh pan-European numbers for the cable business.

Another Golden Age of TV

In a world where the length of the sound byte seems to be shrinking every year, why are cable customers tuning in more than ever for long-arc, slow burning TV? It’s no wonder that the magic that is grabbing and expanding viewers’ attention is something attractive not just to cable customers but also its competitors. Moving into a world where TV is shorthand for TV everywhere with the consumer calling the shots, the partnership between content providers and the cable industry has never been more vital – or fruitful. We will look at the unseen role of technology and what it enables cable customers today and how cable wants to enable viewers in the future.

12 – 14th MARCH 2014, RAI, AMSTERDAM

Register before 31th January to save on the Early Bird rates. Book online, or alternatively email us on telequeries@cablecongress.com or call +44 (0) 20 7017 4334. Remember to claim your VIP code I7VAZ/BL when registering.

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