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Counting down to Evolving Connectivity 2018

We’re less than one month away from our industry’s only national show.

Evolving Connectivity 2018 – 'Media Delivery of the Future’ – highlights all that is new and will be new for content delivery across the UK.  For 40 years the CAI has led the signal reception trade.  From simple UHF aerial installation, MATV distribution through the advent of satellite and SMATV to IRS and now the massive growth of moving pictures via internet protocols. 

The great and the good of the UK and Europe’s manufacturers and distributors form the main hub of the show with the exhibition supported by keynote talks delivered by the leaders of today’s broadcasters, operators and regulators.  Outgoing CAI Senior Executive, Tim Jenks opens and comperes the talking slots with a welcome to his successor at the CAI – Peter Sealey who formally takes over when Tim retires in June.  Peter will outline his vision for the future of the CAI before Richard Lindsay-Davies, chief executive at the Digital TV Group tells us how he sees the future of TV. 

After a short break DMSL/at800 chief executive, Ben Roome will update us on how the mitigation is unfolding with 700MHz clearance now well underway.  Directly following Ben, Graham Plumb, Ofcom’s Prinicpal Broadcast Specialist will give the regulatory view of 700MHz plus other regulatory issues that have arisen over the past year.  After lunch Freeview’s marketing director, Owen Jenkinson will give his thoughts on the future of Freeview and terrestrially delivered TV.  Then Thomas Wrede, SES Vice President of New Technology and Standards will look at how UHD TV is progressing in the broadcast market and the associated new channel stacking switch technology.  Subject to demand we hope to sum up the day’s proceedings in a panel forum where you get to ask questions of the speakers you hear during the day.  

Don't miss your chance to win at Evolving Connectivity 2018

At present we have got 4 exhibitors who have notified us of prize draws that they will be taking place at the show.

Grax Ltd will be holding a business card prize draw.  Win prizes including a complete CCTV kit, a £500 Grax voucher and a Rover TV Expert Meter – all you have to do is leave your card with a Grax representative on stand number 13.

HDAnywhere will be giving away an MHUB whole-home centralised AV system (worth £999) to the attendee who correctly sets up control of a source device via their free universal remote app uControl in the fastest time at the show.  Visit stands 15 & 16 for your chance to win.

LEM Electronics Ltd will be holding a business card prize draw.  Win a Lem PSCD01 dSCR Test Tool – all you have to do is leave your card with a LEM representative on stand number 32 & 33.

Unitron Group will be giving away a Profiler Revolution, the next big thing in terrestrial television.  Visitors should drop by stand number 18 and leave your business card.  Unitron will draw the prize at the end of the day.

Visit Evolving Connectivity at The National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham on Thursday 26th April to discover 'Media Delivery of the Future'. Register your FREE attendance online using our user friendly booking form by clicking 'register now!'

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