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Below are the latest press releases from the SCTE. For further information, please contact Sara Waddington, Managing Editor, at the SCTE press office or tel: +44 (0)777 3488771.

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SCTE Technological Innovation Awards 2010

 

The SCTE (Society for Broadband Professionals) held its prestigious 2010 Awards for Technological Innovation at its annual Gala Dinner on Saturday 24 April 2010 at the unique venue of Lincoln's Inn Great Hall in London.
The awards, open to the entire broadband industry, are for technological innovation in the broadband arena and may be for a product, system or concept. The item nominated must have been introduced into the marketplace between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2009. Shortlisted and winning companies/products in the three separate award categories are:-
‘Best broadband network transmission solution’ shortlist
Technetix (Discoverable Switchable Tap System) – third place
Teleste (IRSnet solution) – runner-up
Winner of category: Aurora Networks (RFPON solution)
‘Best CPE solution’ shortlist
PPC (Ex Plus product) – third place
JDSU (DSAM DOCSIS 3.0) – runner-up
Winner of category: Technetix (POF self installation Ethernet kit)
‘Best digital processing solution’ shortlist
BigBand (vIP PASSTM) – fourth place
Teleste (Luminato Platform) – third place
Harmonic Inc (ACETM transcoding technology) – runner-up
Winner of category: RGB Networks (Video Multiprocessing Gateway)
The best overall submission received the SCTE 2010 Technological Innovation of the Year Award. The winner was RGB Networks for its Video Multiprocessing Gateway.
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.

The SCTE (Society for Broadband Professionals) held its prestigious 2010 Awards for Technological Innovation at its annual Gala Dinner on Saturday 24 April 2010 at the unique venue of Lincoln's Inn Great Hall in London.


The awards, open to the entire broadband industry, are for technological innovation in the broadband arena and may be for a product, system or concept. The item nominated must have been introduced into the marketplace between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2009. Shortlisted and winning companies/products in the three separate award categories are:-

‘Best broadband network transmission solution’ shortlist

Technetix (Discoverable Switchable Tap System) – third placeTeleste (IRSnet solution) – runner-up
Winner of category: Aurora Networks (RFPON solution)

‘Best CPE solution’ shortlist

PPC (Ex Plus product) – third placeJDSU (DSAM DOCSIS 3.0) – runner-up
Winner of category: Technetix (POF self installation Ethernet kit)


‘Best digital processing solution’ shortlist

BigBand (vIP PASSTM) – fourth place
Teleste (Luminato Platform) – third place
Harmonic Inc (ACETM transcoding technology) – runner-up
Winner of category: RGB Networks (Video Multiprocessing Gateway)

The best overall submission received the SCTE 2010 Technological Innovation of the Year Award. The winner was RGB Networks for its Video Multiprocessing Gateway. 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.

 

For further information, see Sara Waddington, Managing Editor, SCTE
Tel: +44 (0)777 3488771 Main office: +44 (0)1923 815500

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: www.theSCTE.eu

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SCTE 2010 Individual Awards

The SCTE (Society for Broadband Professionals) held its prestigious 2010 Individual Achievement Awards at its annual Gala Dinner on Saturday 24 April 2010 at the unique venue of Lincoln's Inn Great Hall in London.
The categories awarded this year are for Technician of the Year and Member of the Year. All members of the Society received nomination forms and voting was possible via the website.  The shortlist for the first two categories was decided purely by the number of nominations received, with the Executive Committee adjudicating on the final winners. The winners on the night were:-
• ‘SCTE Technician of the Year 2010’
Winner: Brian Lauchlan, Principal Engineer, Virgin Media
‘The Richard Harris Member of the Year Award 2010’
Winner: Steve Flanagan, Managing Director, Cotswold Communications
‘The Tom Hall Award 2010’
Winner: Howard (Scotty) Flink, Owner, Global Defence Communications
In addition, the Society awarded three Honorary Fellowships of the Society. Honorary fellowships are awarded to individuals who have made a significant contribution to both the Broadband industry and to the Society. Winners of Honorary Fellowships were Rien Baan (Secretary of the SCTE’s Benelux Group), Mark Dzuban (current President of the North American SCTE) and Eberhard Gauger (Secretary to the CENELEC TC209 Technical Committee).
SCTE also announced the winners of its two 2010 IBC Bursaries (covering travel, hotel cost for four nights and a full conference registration for the IBC Amsterdam convention in September).  The awards are worth around £2000 each and this year the two recipients will be Steve Wells (Virgin Media, UK) and Vladimir Dedolli (Abcom, Albania).
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.
For further information, see Sara Waddington, Managing Editor, SCTE
Tel: +44 (0)777 3488771 Main office: +44 (0)1923 815500E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: www.theSCTE.eu

The SCTE (Society for Broadband Professionals) held its prestigious 2010 Individual Achievement Awards at its annual Gala Dinner on Saturday 24 April 2010 at the unique venue of Lincoln's Inn Great Hall in London.

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