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A thought-leading Congress programme and a roster of blue-chip exhibitors make the leading platform for the broadcast , production , content delivery , digital media and satellite sectors across the Middle East , Africa and
South Asia a must-visit event . Euromedia picks the highlights .

The 22nd edition of CABSAT - the leading platform for the broadcast , production , content delivery , digital media and satellite sectors across the Middle East , Africa and South Asia ( MEASA ) - will continue to demonstrate disruptive innovation and monetisation opportunities across the MENA filmed and audio entertainment media market .

Running March 21-23 at Dubai World Trade Centre ( DWTC ), CABSAT is the leading professional content entertainment event in the MEASA region . CABSAT continues to extend its global and regional reach ; the show is the dominant broadcast , digital media and satellite communications technology forum for anyone wishing to target broadcasters , production houses and studios , animation houses , content owners and creators , software developers , telcos , systems integrators and distribution channels in the MEASA region .
Considered to be one of the fastest growing regions in the world for Media & Entertainment at 11 % CAGR versus the global rate of 5 %, the MEASA region is witnessing a dramatic increase in spend driven by an audience with an appetite for the latest and hottest content . CONFERENCE . CABSAT ’ s Content Congress will provide a world-class content management programme covering the latest trends , technologies and innovations in the global broadcasting and media market . Delegates are encouraged to engage in learning experiences that define ecosystems with workflows , that deliver transformational change in the MENA region ’ s filmed and audio entertainment media market and to network with strategists and business leaders in an

2017 interactive , fast-paced and innovation-led environment .

One of the most exciting sessions at CABSAT is set to be from Brazilian aerospace ’ s EMSISTI Space Systems and Technology CEO Marcelo Essado , who will be presenting his exclusive case study on ‘ The Entrepreneurs and Financiers of Satellite Start-ups ’. During this session , Essado will explain how small satellite businesses are using CubeSat miniaturised satellites to revolutionise the
agriculture industry , as well as sharing all the insider info on the latest entrepreneurship opportunities taking off in the Brazilian market .
The CABSAT conference expands to 40 + international speakers , 20 + sessions , NEW industry reports and whitepapers , interactive panel discussions and case studies , covering all filmed entertainment content across broadcast , satellite , Film / TV and content delivery .
Argosy - Hall 1 , Stand 104
The supplier of broadcast cables and infrastructure products , will demonstrate its new UHD / 4K cable solutions as well as offerING its visitors a chance to live test 4K signal transport distances over
“ We ’ re here to offer advice on which types of cable installations will best suit the transportation of 4K signals across specific broadcast chains , both from a technical and commercial perspective ”, said Chris Smeeton , managing director , Argosy .
Axon Digital Design - Hall 1 , Stand D1-20
The broadcast infrastructure specialist will be bringing a range of IP products and production tools that are designed to help broadcasters deal with the challenges of the move to IP .
“ Axon ’ s business in the Middle East continues to grow with the valued support of major regional broadcasters and media organisations including MBC , Sky News Arabia , Al Jazeera , BeIN , Qatar TV and OSN . During CABSAT we ’ ll be celebrating our 30th anniversary and it ’ s a great opportunity for us to thank our customers and partners as well as to showcase an exciting product line-up that delivers today and addresses the challenges ahead ,” says Axon ’ s CEO Jan Eveleens .
Broadpeak — Hall 4 , Stand B4-33
The provider of CDN , video streaming , and video analytics solutions will demonstrate how content providers , pay- TV , and satellite operators can deliver high-quality video on every screen by leveraging its unique technologies . Key technology demos include : OTT Video Delivery Optimisation Solutions for Content Providers ; Video Delivery Analytics ; Latest Video Delivery Innovations for Pay-TV and Satellite Operators
EVS – Hall 2 , Stand G2-30
The live video production specialist will bring its production tools the show . Making its first appearance in the region , the XT4K is a live production server that is designed specifically for the creation of 4K replays and highlights . With EVS ’ s signature loop recording , it lets users react to the fast-paced action of a live production using the speed and reliability expected in EVS technology ..
Globecast – Hall 8 , Stand A8.20
The specialist in seamless content acquisition , management and distribution services will launch Optim ’ Net , CDN optimisation technology . Globecast is launching its Optim ’ Net solution , proving that peer-assisted media delivery is ready for prime time .
The transition to HD is something many Globecast customers in the MENA region are currently addressing . With its