SCTE heading to Buenos Aires show

The SCTE/ISBE will be participating in the Seminario Internacional de Telecomunicaciones from March 25-28 in Buenos Aires, Argentina ...

The SCTE/ISBE will be participating in the Seminario Internacional de Telecomunicaciones from March 25-28 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

During a pre-conference board meeting and on all three days of the conference, SCTE/ISBE Senior Vice President, Engineering, and CTO Chris Bastian and Executive Director, Technical Sales, Learning & Development, Steve Harris will share expertise in such areas as the industry's commitment to 10G services, WiFi 6, DOCSIS 3.1 and other technologies, as well as the ability of learning systems to harness the latest methodologies to drive measurable business results for the industry.

On Bastian's agenda are a pre-conference discussion of the SCTE/ISBE's CORTEX Expert Development System; a joint presentation with CableLabs COO Chris Lammers regarding the roadmap to and potential of cable's promised 10G service capability; a panel conversation with industry technologists, including: Lammers, Comcast's Jorge Salinger, Cox's Jeff Finkelstein, iZZi's Israel Macedo and Telecom Argentina's Miguel Fernandez; and a presentation on the power and potential impact of WiFi 6. Harris will speak on in-home WiFi readiness as well as the race to 10G, and also will conduct a one-day boot camp on DOCSIS 3.1 essentials and troubleshooting.

The SCTE/ISBE's Seminario Internacional de Telecomunicaciones participation follows its debut last month of Conferencias SCTE/ISBE in conjunction with Andina Link Internacionales 2019 in Cartegena, Colombia. In addition, the SCTE/ISBE last year announced that Millicom had become the first operator in Latin America to secure an enterprise license for SCTE/ISBE training. Millicom is providing 700 of its employees and business partners with access to Spanish-language training in on-premises installation, cable distribution, and wireless technologies. The SCTE/ISBE also annually hosts a one-day Conferencias SCTE/ISBE at Jornadas Internacionales in Buenos Aires.

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