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ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium 2017 attracted more than 1100 participants

1150 participants attended the 13th edition of the ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium (DBS) which took place from 6-9 March 2017 at the Royale Chulan Hotel in Kuala Lumpur. They came from 58 countries representing 384 organisations.

The 4-day event with the theme “Digitise, Digitalise and Dominate” emphasised the importance of embracing digital technologies and solutions. More than 73 eminent speakers presented at the 12 conference sessions and 14 workshops covering a wide array of topics of interest to broadcast and media industry.

The event was also an opportunity for industry players to showcase their latest products and services with 47 exhibitors showcasing their latest technologies and solutions within the 63 booth exhibition.

DBS 2017 was supported by close to 60 sponsors and supporters including the WorldDAB as principal sponsor, and six other major sponsors in MediaGeniX, Dell EMC, MCMC, Rohde & Schwarz, Aspera and Dolby. The event was also supported by Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM), and RTM, Malaysia.

The next edition of the ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium will be held from 5-8 March 2018 in Kuala Lumpur.