BBC Resources, a for-profit subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation, manages the content contribution and distribution operations — including broadband satellite, fiber and microwave networks and systems — for the BBC as well as outside customers including the major international broadcast and cable networks and the European Broadcasting Union.
Dubai Internet City is the first complete Information Technology and Telecommunications center in the Middle East to have been built inside a free trade zone. Dubai Internet City offers modern, ready-to-operate, fully serviced office space catering to the specific needs of today’s new economy companies. These offices offer cutting edge technology and provide both wired and wireless networks. Dubai Internet City allows 100% foreign ownership of companies, and laws relating to partnerships with local sponsors have been relaxed.
Globecomm is a telecommunications technology outsourcing company with global experience and proven expertise in designing, building, integrating and operating satellite and terrestrial networks. They make it possible for customers toa gain the benefits and master the complexities of convergence in enterprise data, Internet, voice and video networks. Founded in 1994, Globecomm became a public company (NASDAQ: GCOM) in 1998 and saw revenues break the US$100 million mark in 2001.
The Intelligent Community Forum is a think tank that studies the economic and social development of the 21st Century community. Whether in industrial or developing nations, communities are challenged to create prosperity, stability and cultural meaning in a world where jobs, investment and progress increasingly depend on broadband communications. For the 21st Century community, connectivity is a double-edge sword: threatening established ways of life on the one hand, and offering powerful new tools to build prosperous, inclusive economies on the other. The Intelligent Community Forum seeks to share the secrets of success of the world's Intelligent Communities in adapting to the demands of the Broadband Economy by conducting research, hosting events, publishing newsletters and producing an international awards program.
JSAT Corporation is one of Asia's largest satellite operators, supplying communications and broadcasting services through 8 satellites positioned in 7 orbital slots.
The Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) is a nonprofit membership society of professionals in satellite construction, launch, operation and services. SSPI seeks to create opportunities for member education and interaction, to honor achievement and to recognize potential in the next generation of satellite professionals. The Society hosts the annual SSPI Gala on the opening night of the Satellite convention, provides scholarships for post-secondary education, provides content to leading industry conferences, and presents achievement awards.
The Timeplex Group is a privately-held manufacturer and integrator of networking systems, with nearly thirty years of experience designing, implementing and managing voice, video and data networks for business, carriers and government. Its product portfolio includes the Synchrony bandwidth management, ATM access and frame relay switching, broadband and network management products. The company delivers global services and support in 70 countries to a base of over 4,000 customers.
TruCom Corporation is a young, fast-growing competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) in New York City. Unlike CLECs which try to persuade customers to switch to their networks, TruCom is purely a customer service and billing specialist that evaluates the local, long-distance, Internet and other services available on the market, and uses its knowledge of deregulation and volume buying power to offer its customers the best price on the best quality of service. TruCom, which stands for Truth in Communications, targets small-to-midsize businesses spending up to $5,000 per month on telecommunications, and is growing at a rate in excess of 240% per year.
Washington International Teleport operates the premier satellite earth station complex in the Washington metro area, with terrestrial interconnections that blanket the National Capital region of the city. WIT provides worldwide transmission services for broadcast and cable networks, videoconferencing, Internet and all forms of voice and data applications. WIT's facilities include over three dozen domestic and international earth stations, and extensive connectivity with national and international fiber-optic carriers. Now part of the Verestar subsidiary of American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT), WIT is known as Verestar Washington.
World Teleport Association is a nonprofit trade association of teleports, intelligent buildings and intelligent cities—as well as their vendors and development partners—in 20 nations around the world. Its members include satellite uplink facilities, satellite carriers, terrestrial carriers, real estate developers, city governments, equipment suppliers, systems integrators, construction and engineering firms, investors and consultants.