Innovators and forward-thinkers to receive recognition at Broadband-IP&TV Asia

London, 02 April 2012 – The InfoVision Awards, designed to recognise the leading technology innovators in the communications industry, are being brought to Asia for the first time this year, with the launch of the InfoVision Awards Asia. Presented at Broadband-IP&TV Asia, the awards will be an opportunity for Asian market-leaders to be recognised for their excellence and achievements in the industry.

The awards will be judged by an independent panel of experts and categories include: Asia Broadband Innovation of the Year, Asia Media Innovation of the Year, Asia Broadband Services Provider of the Year, Asia Media Service Provider of the Year, Asia Broadband Access Technology of the Year and Asia Service Platform of the Year.

Gavin Whitechurch, Executive Director of Informa Telecoms & Media, says: “The Asian market is extremely dynamic and innovative, meeting the specific challenges of the region. Launching InfoVision awards for Asia allows us to spotlight this innovation hotbed. The InfoVision Awards have acknowledged key-players in the industry around the globe for almost a decade and we’re extremely pleased to be bringing these to Asia. For the first time, innovators in the region will be given the opportunity to receive the recognition they deserve in this rapidly evolving market.”

Broadband-IP&TV Asia, the event focussed on delivering growth in an evolving ecosystem and enhancing the customer experience for the connected consumer, will take place at the KL Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 15 - 16 May 2012 and provides over 2,500 of Asia’s decision-makers in the broadcast, broadband and Internet industries with the chance to network and do business.

Official show partners include Telekom Malaysia, Yes, Huawei, FiberHome, Motorola, Cisco, Adtran, Assia, Irdeto, Dune HD and Cambium Networks, further strengthening the event and the position of Kuala Lumpur as a leading central point for the telecoms, Internet and media industry.

Broadband-IP&TV Asia features two broadband tracks and one IP&TV track each day, focusing on fixed and mobile broadband access innovations and developments as well as market spotlight sessions and keynotes from leading experts in Internet, social media and OTT development. The programme also provides the opportunity to be part of senior level panel discussions which provide forward-thinking and insight in to broadband and IP&TV developments in the region. To view the full event programme and register for Broadband-IP&TV Asia, please visit http://asia.broadbandworldforum.com/ or call +44 (0) 20 7017 5506. Alternatively, keep up to date with the event on Twitter @BBWorldForum or using #ASIABBTV.

For details of how to enter the awards please visit: http://asia.broadbandworldforum.com/asiaawards/