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SCTE and ANGA Team Up, Now Accepting Entries for 2015 Bursary Programme

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SCTE™ and ANGA Team Up, Now Accepting Entries for 2015 Bursary Programme

HERTFORDSHIRE, U.K. — 19 January 2015 — The SCTE™, the Society for Broadband Professionals, has teamed up again with ANGA, the Association of German Cable Operators, to provide bursaries to 20 individuals for the ANGA COM 2015 conference and exhibition, which takes place from 9-11 June in Cologne, Germany. Each winner will each receive prepaid flight and hotel accommodation for three nights courtesy of the SCTE and entrance to the entire conference courtesy of ANGA.

“The SCTE and ANGA are equally committed to providing professional development opportunities to members of the cable television and broadband industries,” said Thomas Braun, President, ANGA. “In addition to hosting this bursary programme together, we will also be developing a congress panel at the show designed to educate attendees about a compelling topic. Stay tuned for more information about the line-up for ANGA COM 2015.”

“We are delighted to be working with ANGA again on the bursary programme,” said Dr. Roger Blakeway, President, SCTE. “The ANGA COM bursaries are a great opportunity for members of the SCTE to attend one of the premier events in our industry, giving them the chance to network with other business professionals and learn about the latest technologies.” 

The SCTE is currently accepting entries for the ANGA COM 2015 bursary programme. SCTE members can apply by writing up to 250 words on why they would benefit from the bursary and emailing it to office@theSCTE.edu. Applicants should be involved in the cable television or broadband industry in some capacity. Past bursary winners have included individuals at Virgin Media, AbComm and IPKO. All bursary winners must be members of the SCTE.

The SCTE and ANGA have a long history of cooperation. In addition to joining forces on the bursary programme, they have worked together for many years developing conference sessions at ANGA COM, and ANGA has a regular editorial slot in the SCTE’s quarterly international magazine, Broadband Journal. ANGA COM, a key international conference and exhibition for the broadband, cable and satellite industries, attracts thousands of attendees and nearly 500 exhibitors, bringing together network operators, content providers and vendors from all around the world. 

The SCTE will be a visible participant at the event, networking with SCTE members and ANGA COM attendees, in addition to distributing its quarterly Broadband Journal in all the delegate bags. The SCTE will chair a session in the ANGA COM conference and give a presentation during the ANGA Speaker’s Corner event. The SCTE’s party for all bursary winners will be held on its booth during the event.

Additional information is available at www.theSCTE.eu

About ANGA COM (www.angacom.de/en)
ANGA COM has been Europe’s leading business platform for broadband operators and content providers for more than 10 years. This year the event will take place from 9 to 11 June 2015 in Cologne / Germany. The exhibition and congress for broadband, cable & satellite address network operators, manufacturers, service providers, content providers, consultants, authorities and other organizations of the telecommunications and media industry. In 2014 the event attracted 17,000 visitors and 450 exhibitors from all over the world.

About SCTE™ (www.theSCTE.eu)
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.

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