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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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Industry News

SCTE Announces 2nd Technetix Webinar: Stretching the network with Virtual Fibre and PON

The SCTE (Society for Broadband Professionals) has again partnered with its Corporate Member Technetix to produce the second in a series of webinars aimed at the Broadband industry.

SCTE launches new webinar series

The SCTE, Society for Broadband Professionals has launched a new series of technology webinars aimed at professionals in the broadband industry. Starting in February 2021, the series will be streamed via the Zoom platform and covers a range of broadband topics including 5G, EPON/GPON, Internet of Things, DOCSIS, Wi-Fi, testing and fibre.

Rien Baan becomes Vice President of the SCTE

Rien Baan, SCTE Benelux Group Secretary since its inauguration in 2003 at IBC, was voted in as Vice President of the SCTE, Society for Broadband Professionals, at its virtual Executive Meeting on 28 October 2020. He will resign from his current post as Secretary of the Benelux Group on 1 November 2020.

FTTX & DOCSIS online event

ANGA COM, the exhibition and conference for broadband, television & online, is organising a free webinar on Tuesday 17 November 2020 from 2:00 - 5:00p.m. CET, in cooperation with the SCTE, to highlight what operators should consider today for both FTTX and DOCSIS.

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SCTE Summer Lecture (Virtual)
10 September
IBC 2021
13 September
ECOC Conference 2021
13 September
SCTE Benelux Lecture at IBC
21 September
Connected Britain

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  • The SCTE Podcast Series is here. Neil Thacker from Playbox Technology @pbtukltd and I had a lovely gossip about all sorts of industry topics. If YOU would like the SCTE Podcast treatment drop us a line at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Have you registered for our latest webinar? @Technetix join us on June 24 at 3pm to explore 'Stretching the Network with Virtual Fibre & PON' with Mark Basham and his team live from the Netherlands! Register here today
  • The next SCTE webinar takes place on June 24 at 3pm BST featuring our friends at @Technetix. "Stretching the Network with Virtual Fibre & PON" examines this technology presented by VP Mark Basham live from the Technetix Studio in the Netherlands.
  • The SCTE Podcast Series is here! Our first podcast features Neil Thacker of #broadcast solutions manufacturer @pbtukltd, one of our Corporate Members - we cover everything from home working to #artificialintelligence. Thanks for your time Neil!

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