IBC to go ahead in December

IBC will go ahead in December, CEO Michael Crimp has confirmed. Speaking at a press conference, the event’s CEO said that a combination of Covid-19 vaccination roll-outs and its industry survey of visitors led to the decision to move back from its regular September slot to December 3-6.  The company had previously stated confidence in […]

IBC confirms plans for 2021 event staging

The organisers of IBC have confirmed plans for staging the event later this year. Confirming plans to fall back to December if necessary, IBC director Imran Sroya said that there will be an update on the date in early June, but that the company is “optimistic about holding a live event” either in September or […]

IBC unveils December fall-back plan

IBC, Europe’s principal broadcast industry convention, is pushing ahead with plans for a hybrid four-day event from September 10-13, with a fall-back option to move the exhibition to December 3-6 if that proves impossible. A decision on whether the show will take place in September or move to December will be made between the end […]

Former Discovery exec Honeycutt in at IBC as chair

John Honeycutt, the former Discovery and Fox exec, has been appointed as the chair of the IBC Council, the event organiser has announced. The industry veteran has been a member of the Council since 2014, and will play a significant role in aiding in the staging of the 2021 IBC show. He succeeds Naomi Climer, […]

IBC goes virtual for 2020

With the coronavirus pandemic still seriously impacting much of Europe, IBC has announced that the 2020 edition of the trade show will take place digitally. The physical IBC event was officially cancelled in the middle of May, with the organiser saying that there were “still too many unknowns” to consider staging the Amsterdam event. Prior […]

IBC 2020 cancelled over coronavirus uncertainty

IBC, the broadcast industry’s leading European event, will not take place this year. CEO Michael Crimp said that dialogue with the IBC community indicated that an early decision on whether to run the event would be preferred. Crimp said that there were “still many unknowns” relating to the coronavirus crisis about whether and how an […]

Crimp: “another record year” for IBC

IBC has seen a “record year of growth”, confirmed CEO Michael Crimp. Speaking at its 2019 press conference, Crimp said that IBC “is owned by the industry we serve” and that the event continues to grow.  Celebrating its 52nd outing, the event has served as the launch pad for approximately 150 product debuts along with […]

Teleste to demonstrate monitoring-as-a-service

Teleste is to use IBC to demonstrate a new service concept for operators with a Teleste Luminato headend in operation. Teleste says that the concept, called Monitoring as a Service (MaaS), is designed to help operators to keep broadcast services up and running, monitor the quality of video streams and offer an excellent TV experience […]

IBC sees strong attendance

This year’s IBC exhibition and conference in Amsterdam reported an attendance figure of 55,796 over its six days. Vistors from 160 countries attended the event, which hosted over 1,800 exhibitors, including 249 companies that were exhibiting at the event for the first time. New features at the event included the IBC Interoperability Zone, an initiative […]

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