Vision Award Winners Announced at TelcoTV 2012

Coveted industry awards program recognizes the best of the broadband service provider industry.

Oct 26, 2012

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TelcoTV, the largest conference and expo focused on the U.S. broadband service provider market, today revealed the winners of the fifth annual TelcoTV Vision Awards. Winners were announced during keynote sessions at the eleventh annual TelcoTV Conference being held this week at the Las Vegas Hotel, Nevada. For more information, please visit



The TelcoTV Vision Awards recognize companies that are leaders in driving innovation in the broadband service provider industry. The awards program includes a wide range of categories and was open to all members of the industry's ecosystem. All submissions were reviewed by an independent panel of distinguished judges, comprised of the industry's leading analysts and executives.

"The response to the TelcoTV Vision Awards has once again been impressive," says Carolyn Herr, Show Director, TelcoTV.  The prestigious awards program is now in its fifth year.  "All those who participated in the program can be proud of the innovations they've provided to the industry and its customers." 

The winners of the ten TelcoTV Vision Awards categories are:

  • Best Innovation for Service Assurance:
    • WITBE, Multiscreen Quality Manager
  • Best Innovation in Broadband Access Networks:      
  • Best Innovation in Consumer Viewing Experiences and Interactivity:        
  • Best Innovation in Content Management Systems:
  • Best Innovation in Customer Premises Equipment:
  • Best Innovation in Digital Rights Management and Conditional Access Systems:
  • Best Innovation in Middleware:           
  • Best Innovation in Video Processing:
  • Independent Service Provider's Innovation Award:
  • Service Provider's Innovation Award:

The special TelcoTV Best in Show Award, which was voted on by conference attendees, was given to RGB Networks.

TelcoTV and its sponsors and supporters offer their congratulations to all those who participated in the TelcoTV Vision Awards.

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.

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About TelcoTV
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.

About NTCA
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 for more information.

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