IPTV Asia to be held in November

MUMBAI: Asia's IPTV forum will be held in Hong Kong from 28 November to 29 November. The forum will deal with issues such as the successful implementation of IPTV.

Topics that will come up for discussion include security and digital rights management, IPTV technologies and risks on piracy and illegal duplication.

Media reports have quoted Asia Forum organiser Ian Johnson as saying, "IPTV is the new frontier for telecoms convergence and with Asia's high demand for latest technology solutions from users, the time is right for a forum to share experiences, and learn about the prospects, as well as the potential pitfalls."

Some of the organisations that will figure in the event include HBO Asia, Fastweb, Chunghwa Telecom, NTT, Scientific Atlanta, Sony Pictures, ESPN, Bharti Tele-Ventures, MITV, City Telecom, Videonetworks, Microsoft TV and China Netcom.

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