The SCTE Benelux Group will be holding its Annual Gala Dinner in Belgium on 8 February 2018. SCTE members will enjoy a four-course banquet, with entertainment and live music by “duo Prettig Geregeld”. Don’t miss this key networking and social event!
New appointments to the SCTE (Society for Broadband Professionals) were recently confirmed at the SCTE’s November Executive meeting in Watford, UK. The Society is pleased to welcome Christopher Bailey as its new President, with Mike Jones continuing in his role as Vice President of the Society.
Society for Broadband Professionals and International Society of Broadband Experts Sign MoU on Cooperation, Harmonisation and Training
The Society for Broadband Professionals and the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), known in the United States as the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, providing a framework for continuing and future cooperation that will enhance both organisations’ value to the international cable community.
One of the major drivers for 'Digital India' will be increasing the cable and broadband skills of the Digital India workforce. Taking a leaf from international test practices in Europe and the USA, set-top box and CPE (Customer Premises Equipment) device manufacturer, Kalpin, and SCTETM India have entered into an agreement whereby all of Kalpin’s technology personnel will hold SCTE certification. Kalpin has also undertaken to extend this requirement to all its partner operators.
Society for Broadband Professionals and International Society of Broadband Experts Announce First Joint Training Course Integration
The Society for Broadband Professionals (SCTE) and The International Society for Broadband Experts (ISBE) today announced that SCTE input is being integrated for the first time into an existing ISBE course, enabling the two organisations to maximise their combined capabilities to create an enhanced educational opportunity for the cable broadband industry.
ISBE, the international arm of the US-based Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers, is integrating input from the UK-based SCTE (Society for Broadband Professionals) in the next release of its DOCSIS 3.1 Installation course, which the SCTE will then promote as part of its international portfolio of training. Discussions are underway for other cooperative ventures, including the ability of each society to endorse the others’ training courses and final certification.