|Hyderabad, 17th August, 2015 – In a hallmark event, held along with the opening ceremony of the “4th Cablenet ExpoVision 2015 during 12th-14th August” in Hyderabad; SCTE a global non-profit organization working towards advancement of broadband and telecommunication professionals, presented its first membership certificates to technicians who enrolled as the student members.
The certificates were given to the members by Hon’ble Minister, Commercial Taxes and Cinematography, Telangana Shri Talasani Srinivas Yadav. Also, present at the ceremony were, President of Telangana MSO Federation - Mr. M.Subhash Reddy and National Secretary of SCTE India -Mr. Rahul Nehra. The event was attended by hundreds of professionals from the cable and broadband industry from across South India.
MSO Federation -ESSCI and SCTE announced launch of its “Skill 10000” mission undertaken jointly by both the organization. The “Skill 10000 mission” is scheduled to be commenced from the first week of September with the help of Novacom, represented by Mr.Manidhar Devineni, Managing Director.
Commenting on the occasion, Shri. Subhash Reddy said, “There is tremendous excitement in the cable fraternity in Telangana with this initiative. Hyderabad being the first center of Digital Cable learning, will help the operators prepare for the next generation push of Digital Cable and Broadband.”
The Hon’ble Minister conveyed his support to the initiative of the Cable Operator, while handing over the SCTE Membership Certificates to the first two student members in India for this Digital transformation. The certification, which is given by ESSCI at a national level and by SCTE at an International level, enables the members to be a part of the National and International Cable and Broadband industry. Several MSO's and Broadband players have requested SCTE to assist with SCTE-ESSCI skilled technicians as they roll-out their networks in the coming months.
At this exposition hundreds of Cable Operators also evinced interest in becoming SCTE Members, attending the courses and being a part of the SCTE-ESSCI knowledge forum.
Mr. Rahul Nehra 'National Secretary ' SCTE said, “Hyderabad has been at the forefront of every digital transition and SCTE is delighted to see the huge surge of interest in equipping itself in the digital transition and SCTE would be an able partner to this”
About SCTE™ (www.theSCTE.eu) and SCTE India (www.scte-india.org)
Founded in 1945, the SCTE™ is a Learned Society and non-profit making organization whose aim is to raise the standard of broadband engineering in the telecommunications industry. The Society particularly concerns itself with the training and career advancement of technical professionals in the field.
Headquartered in Watford (U.K.), the SCTE is a global non-profit organization that is managed by elected volunteers from the broadband industry. The SCTE offers engineers, technicians, installers and professionals involved in broadband telecommunications access to a wide array of professional development opportunities, such as training courses, technical lecture meetings, conferences, exhibitions, accreditation and certification. It also disseminates the latest technical and standards data to members electronically and via the Society’s quarterly magazine, Broadband Journal.
In addition, the Society chairs the British Standards Committee for Cable Systems and represents the U.K. at European (CENELEC) and world (IEC) levels. Apart from the U.K., the SCTE has active groups all around the world, notably in India and in the Benelux and Balkan regions. Individual members can be found in 42 countries globally with a concentration in traditional PAL TV areas, such as Europe, China, Australia and South Africa. SCTE training courses have achieved industrywide acceptance as the standard for young technicians wishing to enter the field of broadband telecommunications. Courses are also used by many international organizations.
SCTE India is based in New Delhi and led by nine founding members from the Indian telecoms industry. Like the SCTE UK, SCTE India is an educational society designed to promote expertise, exchange of information and experience and the training and accreditation of members. Membership of SCTE India is open to all wireline engineers and technicians throughout the Indian sub-continent.