Digital Home Summit Examines the Intersection of Broadband, Apps, and the Smart Home
COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Consumers are increasingly discovering the value that the intersection of broadband, apps, and the smart home brings to their daily lives and their digital lifestyle. Broadband access is the fuel for this digital lifestyle and broadband service providers are well positioned to leverage this important growing trend for important incremental revenue.
The implications of this intersection are the focus of Telecompetitor.com’s Digital Home Summit, where the digital home and broadband carrier ecosystems converge to discuss and outline the explosive business opportunities presented by the digital home. Now in its fourth year, the Digital Home Summit is a two-day executive summit focused on placing the digital lifestyle into business opportunity context for broadband carriers.
“In an environment where broadband carriers are tasked with maximizing the revenue potential of their broadband investments, the digital home is a clear opportunity,” said Bernie Arnason, publisher of Telecompetitor.com and chairman of the Digital Home Summit. “The Digital Home Summit provides an excellent venue to gain important knowledge and build the relationships that will enable this quest.”
This year’s summit takes place September 26-27 in Dallas and is co-located with the FTTH Conference, North America’s leading event and expo focused on FTTH business and technology trends. Digital Home Summit attendees gain complimentary access to key FTTH Conference programming and the FTTH Expo.
Verizon executive Ann Shaub, this year’s keynote speaker, will outline how Verizon is approaching the digital home opportunity through their FiOS and Connected Home platforms. Other key speakers include Andrew Kippen of Boxee, Greg Roberts of iControl, Fabrice Hoerner of QUALCOMM, Bruce Churchill of Microsoft, Andy Tarczon of The Diffusion Group, and Matthew Dannehl of Alcatel-Lucent.
Key topics to be discussed at this year’s summit include:
- A Comprehensive Approach to the Connected Home Opportunity
- Hosted Middleware: A Shared Approach to IPTV
- My Cloud: Understanding Consumer Cloud Adoption
- TV Everywhere in the Home
- Best Practices for In-Home Tech Support
- Taming the OTT Beast: Success Strategies for Integrating OTT
The Digital Home Summit has broad industry support from important digital home organizations including MoCA, Parks Associates, HomePNA, TDG, HomeGrid Forum, and Z-Wave. Major sponsors include leading companies that span the broadband and digital home ecosystems including Alcatel-Lucent, CHR Solutions, Finley Engineering, and QUALCOMM.
The Digital Home Summit is produced by Telecompetitor.com, a leading online community of broadband and telecom professionals. Find out more information about Digital Home Summit at http://www.digitalhomesummit.com or call 240-450-2161.
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