Top media show gets underway
Dubai, March 4, 2008
Cabsat, a leading electronic media and satellite communications event in the region, kicked off today with major announcements and latest technology launches taking centre stage at the event being held in Dubai.
Sultan bin Saeed al Mansouri, minister of economy, opened the three-day event and later toured the exhibition and visited stall of leading international and regional suppliers, while reviewing latest developments in technology and displays of various broadcast equipment and products.
In its 14th edition, the event is set to become the largest ever of its kind in the region attracting more than 650 exhibitors from over 50 countries, registering a dramatic 30 per cent increase in space to cover a gross area of over 24,000 sq m, according to Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
Global giants including Harris, Sony, Arabsat, Horizon, Eurostar and Technosat will showcase their latest technology and services.
Yahsat, a telecommunications satellite operator for hybrid communication satellites and Duo Software, a software solutions provider will debut at this year's show.
Cabsat encompasses three main industry sectors – cable and satellite equipment and accessories, satellite communications and broadcast and production.
Helal Al Marri, DWTC director general said Cabsat not only provided a targeted platform for ongoing business development, it also gave an essential opportunity for the industry to discuss its growth and development.
One of the main show highlights this year will be the Knowledge Exchange featuring the Cabsat Broadcasting Conference, the GVF Menasat Summit and the HD Studio “Live”.-TradeArabiaNews Service