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August 2016

SCAT 2016 SHOW PREVIEW


The annual SCAT India Tradeshow continues to receive overwhelming industry support, and has grown every year, bringing together a growing and vibrant Cable TV industry.



SILVER JUBILEE SHOW!

2016 is the Silver Jubilee year for the SCaT 2016 Show. Over the past 25 years, the show has grown from an event with about 30 stalls at the Nehru Centre venue in Worli, Mumbai to over 180 Stalls occupying all the possible exhibition space at the World Trade Centre, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai.

The SCaT 2016 India Tradeshow will be held from 21 to 23 October 2016. The World Trade Centre, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai will host more than 300 Companies and brands, displaying and demonstrating more than 5,000 products and services, all targeted exclusively at the Indian Cable TV Network owners and MSOs.

The show spans 7 halls at 2 different locations within the World Trade complex. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Approved by the Indian Government’s ITPO, The Ministry of Home Affairs & the Ministry of External Affairs, the 25th SCaT 2016 India Tradeshow is easily India's largest & most comprehensive Cable TV event ever!


SCaT 2016 - World Trade Centre, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai from 21st to 25th October 2016.

Number of Booths : 183
Total No. of Companies & Brands : 300+
Number of countries participating : 21






ABV CO HOSTS SCAT 2016

ABV International is co-hosting the SCaT 2016 Tradeshow! We are a Singapore based jointventure security solutions company and has spread across the globe, serving millions, and working on new technology for content encryption. ABV's vision is to serve the Digital TV industry with the most secure, flexible and viable solutions possible. We owe our success to designing and developing various security and feature-rich products which have been helping our customers grow rapidly – all the while minimizing security risks.

As a technology innovator, ABV will display its CA System along with its most innovative solution, the ABV MagiCube - a Value Added Service platform that allows customers a host of management options in a Digital TV environment. "Magicube" consists of products required for the current and next generation markets, starting with Digital Advertising, MultiScreen, OTT, Karaoke, Games, Video On- Demand and many more.

ABV has sold over 40 Million CA System smartcards and services in over 50 countries. Our customers have risen manifold in the past few years because of the continued product enhancements, feature additions and timely customer support. This has led to our business expansion at a very fast pace all over the world with focused growth in continents like Asia, Europe, Latin America and Africa.

ABV products will be on display at Stall A-9 located at the entrance of the Expo Centre.

Please visit the stall and meet the sales team to further explore ABV's excellent products and solutions - custom tailored for the Indian Cable TV market.


BEIJING ORIENT VIEW TECH: SCAT 2016 CO HOSTS

Established in 2002, Beijing Orient View Technology Co., Ltd is a high-tech enterprise mainly engaged in digital broadcasting and DVB business. With years of independent experience, OVT has a large team of professionals for in-house digital broadcasting network design, VOD, OTT and all types of DVB Set Top Boxes.

The company has grown rapidly, from a registered Capital of 1 million RMB in 2002 to a shareholding system with a registered share capital up to 108.5 RMB.

Beijing Orient View Technology places great emphasis on Research & Development to ensure all its products offer the latest proven technologies. OVT’s R&D team represents more than 50% of the total office force. OVT has about 10 patents and software copyrights, for digital broadcasting. Continuous innovation & and an aggressive market presence drives OVT’s business.

OVT’s factory and production facilities span a floor space of over 20,000 square meters. The factory manufactures a very wide variety of products covering IPQAM, CDN, OTT solutions, VOD and terminal products: DVB-C, DVB-T/T2, DVBS/ S2, OTT Boxes, and IPTV boxes. Beijing Orient View Technology is ISO-9001 certified. All products are also certificated to various international standards, including CE, UL, ROHS and others.

More than 50 operators worldwide have chosen OVT products and services. More than 30 million end-users enjoy OVT’s VOD digital solutions. OVT offers high performance & costeffective products and service specifically for the Indian Cable TV & DTH markets.

In 2012, Beijing Orient View Technology was listed by Forbes magazine in its list of the best potential private fortune 200 companies in China.


DIGITISATION

Cable TV digitisation in more than half the country has concluded, even though DAS has been stayed in various DAS Phase 3 territories. The DAS- 3 stay orders are likely to be resolved by the Delhi High well before SCaT 2016. Hence the show is ideally timed to address sale of Digital Cable Headends and STBs, for both – DAS-3 and DAS-4 markets.

All analog Cable TV networks, throughout India, must compulsorily shut down and shift to Digital cable TV by 31st December 2016. The SCaT 2016 India Tradeshow offers buyers and sellers an ideal meeting place for more than Rs. 5,000 Crore worth of digital cable TV equipment that still needs to be sold for 40 million consumers, before end 2016.


MAJOR INDIAN PAVILIONS

Almost every large Indian manufacturer or distributor has a presence at SCAT 2016. These include Channel Master, Mehta Infocom, Surbhi Broadband, Rank Infratel, Maheshwari Electronics, Broadband Net, DBC Technologies, Spec Technologies, Willett Communications, Eurostar, Catvision, MCBS and many, many more.

At SCaT 2016, SafeView will launch affordable CAS, PSI/Si for EPG & OTT solutions. The SafeView SMART Card can simultaneously carry 3 independent CAS, each of which can be remotely enabled or disabled even after the STB has been deployed at the consumers’ premises.


DIGITAL HEADENDS

Several companies will be offering complete digital Headend solutions, with MPEG-2 and MPEG- 4 video encoders, multiple CAS and a choice of Standard definition and High Definition STBs.

Several Indian companies including Channel Master, Surbhi Broadband, Mehta Infocom, Broadband Net DBC Technology, Exalto & MCBS will offer complete headend solutions, along with its complete range of Cable TV and networking products.


BROADBAND & NETWORKING PRODUCTS

With DAS Phase 1 & 2 networks already migrated towards full Digital cable TV, these networks have shifted their attention to broadband delivery, either through existing Cable TV networks (DOCSIS cable Modems), or EPON, GPON, RF over Glass, or even basic data distribution over Optical fibre. These different technologies offer solutions with different performance parameters and price points, ensuring that each network can select a solution that is ideal for them, and the expected revenues from their customers.

A significant thrust area at the SCaT 2016 India Tradeshow will be on Broadband networking products and solutions, with more than 50 networking companies & brands exhibiting at the how. Almost every major distributor participating, will offer networking products. Some companies including Maipu, Optilink, Saibaba Infocom, Mehta Telecom, and several others even offer complete system design and installation support.

Rank Infratel even offers Ultra high speed, point to point Fibre connectivity, in several regions countrywide.


DIGITAL STBS

A large number of exhibitors will be offering a wide variety of MPEG-2 & MPEG-4 STBs, for Standard definition and High Definition Cable TV reception. Most manufactures offer a choice of Indian language on-screen menus, and enhanced memory options for ad revenue earning middleware. STB companies at SCaT 2016 include Alliance Broadcast Vision, Beijing Orient View Technology Co., Gospell, Chang Hong, Suma Vision, SkyTel, & many more.

To help spur ‘Make In India’ for STBs, Montage Technology will have its international experts to offer Digital STB Chip set solutions, to Indian manufacturers.

Indian STB manufacturers have geared up their production and now offer excellent products to fit exacting Indian requirements, at aggressive India-friendly prices. Indian STB manufacturers at the show include Willett, Aggressive Electronics, MCBS & others.


SPECIAL MAGAZINE PACKAGE OFFER

As in earlier years, Satellite & Cable TV magazine is offering an attractive option for subscriptions and renewals. An imported Connector Compression Tool for use by cable operators, is bundled with a 5-year subscription.

This will be available only for subscriptions renewed at the show.



Free Entry To SCaT 2016 Even If You Do Not Have A Pre-Registered Badge



PRE-REGISTERED BADGES FOR SUBSCRIBERS

We are sending all subscribers of Satellite & Cable TV Magazine, their personalised, preregistered badges by post. Please bring these along with you for a direct entry into the tradeshow.

There is no entry fee.

If you do not receive your badge or have a friend who wants to attend, all are welcome to walk in, even if they are not preregistered, or if they have not received a badge. Only a brief registration form needs to be completed at the Registration counter, in case you do not have a preregistered badge.

Visitors wanting to avoid the long queues at the Registration counters can also register online at the website at http://www.scatmag.com/scatindia/badge/index.php



TRADE MEETING PLACE

Now in its Silver Jubilee 25th year, the SCAT Tradeshow provides a vibrant annual meeting place for the entire Indian CATV industry, making it more than just an annual Trade exhibition. It provides an opportunity for distributors and retailers to meet each other personally and re-establish old associations. Retailers get to meet manufacturers directly and establish trade ties. Conversely, it permits International and Indian manufacturers to meet potential retailers and dealers, expand their distribution network & increase sales turnover.

Cable TV network owners from across the country meet and exchange views and local opportunities and concerns, as well as share solutions that they have found useful.

We look forward to meeting visitors and industry personnel. All are warmly invited to join this industry event that will provide visitors not only the latest technology from the world over, but also an opportunity to meet industry colleagues, during the 3 day event.

The SCAT Tradeshow will run from 21st to 23rd October 2016. Be There !


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