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Broadcast engineering conference opened in New Delhi this week

The Broadcast Engineering Society’s 20th International Conference and Exhibition on Terrestrial and Satellite Broadcasting opened in New Delhi this week. 

BES-2014 takes place in India’s biggest exhibition centre, Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, from 14-16 January, and is open for manufacturers, dealers, distributors and suppliers of products, equipment, systems and services related to analogue and digital terrestrial and satellite broadcasting for radio and TV, including studio and post-production. The theme of this year’s conference is “Future Media Ecosystems – Opportunities and Challenges for Broadcasters”

Organisers BES (India) say it brings many stakeholders in broadcast field to share their knowledge and ideas in achieving broader economic and social needs through broadcast media.

They say India is one of the largest broadcasting markets in the world, witnessing diversity in its services and delivery platforms that provide a huge choice to audiences in accessing the content they need on the delivery platforms to which they have access.

The ABU’s Technology Director Dr Amal Punchihewa says the ABU supports the BES conference and will continue to assist the Society in realising its objectives and in promoting useful industry events.

“There are number of developments that have been taking place in the broadcast industry of India,” he says. “The BES provides a platform for regional broadcasters to network and share recent developments and trends in broadcasting in our region. The cooperation between BES and ABU will strengthen the partnership the ABU has with its members in India and in the region.”

More information about BES-2014 can be found here.