Cabsat registers 27pc growth in international exhibitors

DUBAI - Spurred by the development of the regional technology and media industry in the region, the 10th edition of the Middle East International Cable, Satellite, Broadcast and Communications Exhibition (Cabsat - 8th to 10th February) has registered a 27 per cent growth in the number of international exhibitors participating at the event according to organisers Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

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Published: Thu 5 Feb 2004, 12:23 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 11:50 AM

"We are pleased with the keen interest in Cabsat from the international industry which has been powered by the range of new business opportunities in the broadcast, communications and media technology fields specifically in the fields of new satellites, VSAT, digital compression and the sustained and healthy competition among pay TV and free-to-air channels that has opened up a plethora of new business avenues in the region," said DWTC General Manager Exhibitions, Leasing and Operations, Abdulla T Qassem.

He noted that a number of exhibitors from outside the UAE representing a total of 27 countries including Belgium (3), Canada (1), China (33), Cyprus (2), Czech Republic (1), Denmark (1), Egypt (1), Finland (1), France (10), Germany (33), Holland (3), Hong Kong (3), India (2), Iran (1), Italy (2), Korea (7), Lebanon (1), Malta (1), Saudi Arabia (2), Singapore (1), South Africa (1), Spain (5), Switzerland (1), Taiwan (8), Turkey (3), United Kingdom (38) and USA (4) have confirmed participation at CABSAT '04.

Cabsat in the past editions has provided participants with a unique networking opportunity to touch base with trade professionals and forge new links with organisations that can help further the corporate goals of suppliers who specialise in cable, satellite, communications and broadcast equipment and services. Last year's edition of the event witnessed deals, launches and business galore proving to be an impressive event drawing more than 200 exhibitors and over 4,500 trade visitors from around the globe and particularly from the AGCC countries.



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