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Don’t miss SCTE’s 2013 Balkan Broadband conference and exhibition!

Zagreb in Croatia is the location for the SCTE’s (Society for Broadband Professionals) 2013 Balkan Broadband conference and exhibition on 3 October 2013. The event is set to take place at the Westin Zagreb and will include a morning conference with Keynote presentations from high level officials and key Balkan cable operators on broadband operations and strategy. The event is free for SCTE members to attend.

Location: northern Croatia, on the Sava river, 170 km from the Adriatic Sea. Central-European time zone (GMT+1). Climate and weather: continental climate. Average summer temperature: 20°C. Average winter temperature: 1°C. Croatian is the official language. English and German are widely spoken.

The SCTE’s fifth Balkan Broadband Conference will offer top-level Keynote speakers and exhibition floors where investors, operators, technicians and installers ‘Meet & Greet’ the international exhibitors. Last year’s Balkan Broadband conference and exhibition in Belgrade in Serbia attracted 400 visitors and 30 exhibitors. SCTE has a strong membership in the Balkans and has already held conferences and exhibitions in Kosovo, Macedonia and Serbia as well as technical lecture meetings in Albania.

SCTE training courses in the Balkans have netted the Society many new members and a reputation as a leading broadband trainer in the region. Croatia joined the EU this year and there are many exciting opportunities in this region which hosts many cable operators.