Advanced Television


SES won’t have a stand at IBC

Satellite giant SES will not be present in IBC’s Hall 1 this coming December. SES, for the past year or more, has curtailed any non-essential outside activity and depended more or less on Zoom meetings. The IBC decision seems wholly based on Covid worries more than any withdrawal from IBC itself. A source says: “Our […]

June 18, 2021By Chris Forrester

IBC postponed until December

Describing the decision as “the best and most pragmatic”, organisers of content and technology event IBC have confirmed that IBC2021 will take place on December 3rd – 6th at The RAI in Amsterdam. The announcement follows a decision by the IBC Partnership Board meeting to move the event from its traditional September slot. “Following a […]

May 25, 2021By Colin Mann

Survey: TV industry seeks balanced working environment

In the first of a regular series of surveys to test the health of the international TV industry, the TellyCast/ WorkShare Consulting Content Industry Monitor found that less than one in ten (9 per cent) of executives wish to return to full time, permanent office working following the pandemic. The results showed that the vast […]

April 26, 2021

IBC to consult industry on 2021 physical event plans

IBC has set out more details around its plans to bring the content and technology industry together again and do business face to face. The content and technology event says it will “lead the way in a new era of inclusive hybrid events”, enabling the industry to engage and discover together, whether physically onsite in […]

April 21, 2021

IBC planning September live event

Managers of broadcast technology trade show IBC are “hopeful’ that the event will take place as a ‘live’ event on its scheduled dates of September 10th-16th at Amsterdam’s RAI. “We’re hopeful of returning to a live show,” Mike Crimp, IBC CEO told trade press in a briefing event, admitting that the organisation was “optimistic, but […]

February 17, 2021By Colin Mann

Honeycutt named IBC Chair

IBC has announced that John Honeycutt will take the IBC Council Chair’s position with immediate effect. Honeycutt has spent the past 30 years in senior positions in the television market, holding C-suite roles at notable broadcasters and TV service providers including Discovery Communications, FOX Cable Networks, Google and Liberty Media. Honeycutt has been an IBC […]

February 15, 2021

IBC opens call for submissions for Accelerator Programme 2021

IBC, the International Broadcasting Convention, has called for submissions to its Accelerator Media Innovation Programme for 2021, inviting organisations large and small from across the media and entertainment technology ecosystem to participate in its ground-breaking series of fast-track, collaborative, open R&D projects that set out to solve common business and technology challenges across the content […]

January 26, 2021

IBC appoints Platform as global comms agency

IBC, the event and online community for the media, entertainment and technology industries, has appointed Platform Communications as its communications partner. Platform will support IBC with an integrated strategic communications program, including content creation, media relations and sales enablement. IBC is a major showcase and business enabler for the technology companies, broadcasters, creators and service […]

January 22, 2021

IBC 2021 Technical Papers submission now open

IBC announces that the call for Technical Papers is open for the IBC 2021 Conference. IBC is world-renowned for the quality, timeliness and innovative subject matter of its Technical Papers. The event is an excellent opportunity for forward-thinking technologists and companies to unveil their ideas and research to media industry leaders hungry for new technology […]

January 14, 2021

IBC 2021 early bird discount rate extended to Sept 30

IBC organisers have announced that the early bird booking rate deadline for IBC 2021 has been extended to September 30th. In a statement, the organisers said: “Given the exceptional circumstances this year, a new booking system and an awareness that some businesses are still returning from furlough, IBC has extended its early bird deadline in […]

September 16, 2020