TelcoTV 2008 Conference & Expo Previews Extraordinary Digital Media & Entertainment Ecosystem

TelcoTV 2008 Exhibitor Ecosystem Offers Infrastructure, Content, Access, and Services to Deliver Quality Consumer Experience

IRVINE, Calif.
Sep 30, 2008

TelcoTV, the premier meeting place for the massive convergence of the entertainment and communications markets, today announces its extraordinary digital media and entertainment exhibitor ecosystem for its annual conference to be held November 11-13 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Orange County, California.

The TelcoTV ecosystem includes more than 150 vendors showcasing the broad palette of services and technologies need to successfully build and deliver the digital entertainment experience. This year's exhibit floor represents the largest net square footage in the show's seven year history. The newest segment of TelcoTV exhibitors comprises content providers, eager to partner with telephone companies. These forward-thinking content owners recognize telcos and IPTV providers as a growing distribution platform for their programming. Content providers exhibiting at TelcoTV 2008 include The Weather Channel, WealthTV, Home Shopping Network, HorseRacing TV, Daystar Television, Comcast Networks, and several others.

The TelcoTV floor continues to be anchored by some of the most well known companies in the telecom infrastructure, services, and access space, including: Adtran, Alcatel-Lucent, Calix, Ciena, Cisco Systems, EchoStar, Foundry Networks, Hitachi Telecom, Juniper, Minerva Networks, Motorola, NDS, Nokia Siemens, Nortel, NTT Electronics, Occam, Orca Interactive, Pannaway, SeaChange International, Sigma Designs, Spirent Communications, Tandberg Television, Tellabs, Thomson, and Westell. For a complete list of TelcoTV Exhibitors please visit

"The global deployment of IPTV is exiting the early adopter stage and being embraced by mass markets, resulting in aggressive growth through 2012", said Joseph Braue, SVP, Light Reading Communications Group. "Three screen and mobile strategies too, require an ecosystem to enable and deliver the successful convergence of entertainment and communications. Our 2008 TelcoTV Exhibitors will play a major role in the monetization of content delivered over the internet and through mobile systems."

TelcoTV makes complimentary registration available to qualified members of the press and analyst community. Press passes include full access to the expo floor, as well as the 3-day educational conference focusing on IPTV, TV, Internet Video, MobileTV, advertising, and successful content strategies. To apply for TelcoTV Press Credentials, please visit:

  About Light Reading

Founded in 2000, Light Reading ( is the ultimate source for technology and financial analysis of the communications industry, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation. It reaches an extensive audience of executives and technologists within the telecom and enterprise networking communities, as well as the financial/industry analysts and investors who track these sectors. Light Reading was acquired by United Business Media in August 2005, and operates as a unit of TechWeb.

About TechWeb

TechWeb ( the global leader in business technology media, is an innovative business focused on serving the needs of technology decision-makers and marketers worldwide. TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed media brands in the business technology market. Today, more than 13.3 million* business technology professionals actively engage in our communities created around our global face-to-face events Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat, and VoiceCon; online resources such as the TechWeb Network, Light Reading, Intelligent Enterprise,,, and The Financial Technology Network; and the market leading, award-winning InformationWeek, TechNet Magazine, MSDN Magazine, Wall Street & Technology magazines. TechWeb also provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation performance marketing, integrated media, research, and analyst services. TechWeb is a division of United Business Media, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

About United Business Media Limited

United Business Media Limited is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print, and with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to

About NTCA

The National Telecommunications Cooperative Association is the premier association representing more than 580 locally owned and managed telecommunications cooperatives and commercial companies throughout rural America. NTCA provides its members with legislative, regulatory, and industry representation; meetings; publications and educational programs; and an array of employee benefit programs. Visit us at

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