SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TelcoTV, the largest conference and expo focused on video broadband network service providers in the U.S., today extended the deadline for submissions for its 2012 Vision Awards to September 21, 2012. Open to any company (not only those attending, supporting or participating in TelcoTV), the fourth annual Vision Awards recognize the best companies, products and innovations within the video broadband ecosystem. Winners will be selected by an independent panel of industry experts and will be announced during keynote sessions at the 2012 TelcoTV Conference and Expo, being held October 24 to 26, 2012 at the Las Vegas Hotel. For more information visit www.telcotvonline.com.
Now in its 11th year, the annual TelcoTV event produced by UBM TechWeb in collaboration with NTCA (National Telecommunications Cooperative Association), provides an opportunity for operators large and small as well as the equipment, services, and content vendors that serve them, to connect and discuss the latest business, technologies, trends and regulatory insights.
Winning entries will receive TelcoTV Wall of Fame recognition during the event, a discounted special promotional advertising package for Light Reading, and visibility in the TelcoTV Vision Awards Winners press release.
This year's awards categories are:
- Best Innovation in Broadband Access Networks
- Best Innovation in Digital Rights Management and Conditional Access Systems
- Best Innovation in Customer Premises Equipment
- Best Innovation in Consumer Viewing Experiences and Interactivity
- Best Innovation for Service Assurance
- Best Innovation in Content Management Systems
- Best Innovation in Middleware
- Best Innovation in Video Processing
- Independent Service Provider Innovation Award
- Service Provider Innovation Award
In addition to these open nomination categories, all finalists who are exhibitors at TelcoTV will be eligible for the special TelcoTV Best in Show Award, which will be voted on by conference attendees. Awards submissions are open until September 21, 2012. For more information and to submit a nomination, please click here.
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To receive $200 off the cost of an Executive or Standard pass for TelcoTV, use the TTVPR12 discount code, or follow this link to register: https://telcotv.reg.techweb.com/2012/registrations/?_mc=TTVPR12.
TelcoTV is the industry's largest conference and expo focused on broadband network service providers. Hosted by UBM TechWeb in partnership with NTCA (National Telecommunications Cooperative Association) and Light Reading (part of the Light Reading Communications Network), this annual event provides rural broadband network service providers across the U.S. with fast, actionable strategies to enhance the monetization of their investments in the face of increasing competition and decreasing government support. Now in its 11th year, TelcoTV is an increasingly popular forum for network operators and builders, equipment vendors and content providers to connect with their peers and share best practices. The event is hosted and led by the industry's recognized experts delivering the latest critical business, technology and regulatory insights, along with opportunities to grow business and partnerships. TelcoTV 2012 sponsors include Calix, Adtran, CHR Solutions, Alcatel-Lucent, and Cisco.
About UBM TechWeb
UBM TechWeb the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its three core businesses – media solutions, marketing services and paid content – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs and IT managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software Developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively engage in UBM TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Cloud Connect, Black Hat and Enterprise Connect; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading magazines InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading. UBM TechWeb is a part of UBM plc, one of the world's largest media businesses as a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.
The National Telecommunications Cooperative Association is the premier association representing more than 570 locally owned and controlled telecommunications cooperatives and commercial companies throughout rural and small-town America. NTCA provides its members with legislative, regulatory, and industry representation; meetings; publications and educational programs; and an array of employee benefit programs. Visit http://www.ntca.org for more information.
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