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SCTE to Host Spring Lecture Meeting on 3 April 2014 in London

SCTE™, the Society for Broadband Professionals, has announced that its annual Spring Lecture meeting will take place on 3 April 2014 in the Eleanor Davies-Colley lecture theatre at the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) in London. This year's Spring Lecture will feature presentations covering a diverse range of topics, which will be available for download by SCTE members from the SCTE website ( after the event.

Presentation topics at the SCTE Spring Lecture will include:

  • Software-Defined Video in the Era of Ultra HD.
  • Transitioning the HFC Network Towards a Higher Return Split.
  • Wi-Fi - The WLAN 802.11ac Standard: How Did We Get Here & What Does It Do For Us?
  • Cable Networks – The Next Ten Years.
  • Practicalities of EMC Testing.

A key highlight at the event will be a panel discussion on Fibre Versus Coax: Access Architectures. The panel discussion will be open to audience questions and moderated by Julian Clover, editorial director at Broadband TV News. The Spring Lecture meeting will conclude with a networking cocktail party for all attendees — members and non-members.

Dr. Roger Blakeway, SCTE President, added: “The Spring Lecture is part of our regular series of lecture meetings across the globe, in which we aim to update and inform our members and the industry in general about the trends and developments that will affect our lives, both as individuals and in our working environment. I am delighted that we have been able to create such an interesting and thought-provoking programme to offer at the RCS.”

SCTE is a Learned Society and non-profit making global organisation that represents its members by aiming to raise the standard of broadband engineering in the telecommunications industry. In addition to organising industry achievement awards for the broadband industry, the SCTE hosts regular lectures and training courses which have gained worldwide acceptance as the standard for young technicians entering the field of cable telecommunications and for those wanting to advance their knowledge and career prospects. It runs an annual conference and exhibition in the Balkans as well as various lecture meetings and networking events throughout the year.

To reserve a place at the Spring Lecture meeting, register at SCTE members can also access all previous SCTE lecture presentations from the member area of the SCTE website at

Additional information is available at

Register to attend the event here.

Download Speaker Programme.

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About SCTE (

Founded in 1945, the SCTE is a Learned Society and non-profit making organisation whose aim is to raise the standard of broadband engineering in the telecommunications industry. The Society particularly concerns itself with the training and career advancement of technical professionals in the field.

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