UBM's digital TV event makes for Light Reading

China - UBM-owned online media and event company Light Reading is to debut its TelcoTV event brand in Shanghai in October.

TelcoTV Asia 2009 is a two-day conference and exhibition expected to attract 350 Chinese and Asian service providers and industry executives from across the Asia/Pacific region. The event covers digital TV sectors including IPTV, cable TV, mobile TV, and Internet TV.

“TelcoTV Asia will have all the benefits of Light Reading’s events, such as TelcoTV in North America, including top-notch analyst presentations from Light Reading’s research arms, Pyramid Research and Heavy Reading, combined with leading service provider and industry speakers from China and the region,” says associate director of Light Reading China, Arron Xu.

The event, hosted jointly by the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film and Television and the Shanghai Economy and Information Technology Commission, takes place on 13-14 October at the Bund Shanghai Hotel.