SCTE - The Society for Broadband Professionals

The SCTE (Society for Broadband Professionals) is a Learned Society whose aim is to raise the standard of broadband engineering in the telecommunications industry. The Society provides a forum for the exchange of technical information and experience through formal publications and lectures as well as social interaction between members. It particularly concerns itself with the training and career advancement of technical professionals in this field. As a Learned Society, SCTE is able to provide broadband industry accreditation and certification for its members, giving them professional standing within the industry.

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SCTE welcomes new appointments

New appointments to the SCTE (Society for Broadband Professionals) were recently confirmed at the SCTE’s November Executive Committee meeting in Watford, UK. The SCTE is pleased to welcome Anthony Basham (Chair of the SCTE Training Committee) as its new President, with Mike Thornton taking the role of Vice President of the Society. Paul Broadhurst was appointed as Treasurer of the Society.

SCTE celebrates 75th anniversary in 2020

In 2020, the SCTE will celebrate its 75th anniversary! As well as producing a celebratory A4 publication (circa 32 pages), detailing the history of the SCTE throughout its 75-year history, the SCTE Annual Gala Awards Dinner will return to the prestigious venue of the Tower of London on 20 June 2020.

SCTE launches new website

The SCTE has now launched its new website, with a host of member services and updated features, in an easy-to-view format. You can view it on – please let us have your thoughts and comments!

SCTE Confirms 2019 Technology Innovation Award Winners

The SCTETM (Society for Broadband Professionals) has confirmed the winners and runners-up of its prestigious 2019 Technological Innovation awards at its Annual Gala Awards Dinner at Hatfield Old Palace on 29 June 2019. The competition honours innovative products, systems and concepts in the broadband industry.

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  • SCTE members can apply for free travel/entry bursaries in 2020 to DVB World (Valencia), FTTH (Berlin), ANGA (Cologne) and IBC (Amsterdam). We also offer a free travel/training bursary with @TheCableCenter Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. @DVB_Project @FTTHCouncilEU @ANGA_COM @IBCShow
  • SCTE will be celebrating its 75th Anniversary in 2020 – celebrate with us in our special 75th anniversary brochure! Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. #broadband #telecommunications #celebrate
  • See the highlights from the SCTE’s Annual Gala Awards Dinner at Hatfield Old Palace on 29 June 2019 at #gala #awards
  • Fixed wireless (FW) broadband is coming into its own as an internet access network. See Amphenol’s article in the latest issue of Broadband Journal at @AmphenolBB #broadband #internet #network

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