The SCTE’s annual Gala Awards Dinner & Dance, the highlight of the Society’s social calendar, will return to the Old Palace at Hatfield House in Hertfordshire (UK) on Saturday 29 June 2019. Hatfield House, built in 1611, is a celebrated Jacobean house standing majestically in its own Great Park. The Old Palace, which was built at the earlier time of 1497, was once owned by Henry VIII, father of Elizabeth I, who used it as a home for his children and it was while she was living at the Old Palace in 1558, that Elizabeth learned of her accession to the throne.
Nominations are now being sought for the 2019 SCTE Technological Innovation Awards which will be presented at the SCTE Gala Awards Dinner on 29 June 2019 at The Old Palace at Hatfield House (UK). The competition honours innovative products, systems and concepts in the broadband industry. The awards are for technological innovation in the broadband arena and may be for a product, system or concept. (Please note that the item nominated must have been introduced into the marketplace between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2018).
The SCTETM (Society for Broadband Professionals) has appointed a new SCTE International Ambassador, Mike Thornton. The new role will focus on maintaining and fostering relationships and links in overseas markets such as India, the Balkans and Turkey, with an initial focus on the U.S.