2018 TranSPORT

SVG’s annual TranSPORT conference will return to the Microsoft Technology Center on Oct. 16 for a day of networking and sessions focused on the current state of sports-content contribution, exchange, and distribution. TranSPORT will address the industry’s most pressing issues, including the current state of the fiber- and satellite-transmission sectors, the potential impact of ATSC 3.0, the upcoming launch of 5G mobile services, the explosion of OTT streaming, 4K and HDR delivery, the growing use of IP and bonded-cellular technologies, the growth of at-home-production workflows, and much more.

NOTE: SVG is teaming up with the Video Services Forum (VSF) to hold back-to-back events at the Microsoft Technology Center. The 2018 VSF October Meeting Series will be held on Oct. 15 (all day) and Oct. 16 (8-10 a.m. ET) in the same location. CLICK HERE for more information and to register now.


10:30 a.m.: Registration Opens 
11:15 – 11:30 a.m.: Opening Comments
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: The State of TranSPORT: Broadcaster Perspectives (Sponsored by LTN Global Communications)
12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.: How FOX Sports Revolutionized the Delivery of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Using Aspera (Sponsored by Aspera)
12:30 – 1:00 p.m.: The 5G Revolution: How 5G Will Transform Live Contribution (Sponsored by AT&T)
1:00 – 1:45 p.m.: Networking Lunch (Sponsored by Aspera, an IBM Company)
1:45 – 2:15 p.m.: Next-Gen Standards Update: The Latest from Video Services Forum and ATSC
2:15 – 3:00 p.m.: The OTT Landscape: Best Practices in Managing Latency, QoS, and Piracy (Sponsored by AWS Elemental)
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.: Esports Case Study: Enhancing Media Workflows With Private, On-Demand, Flexible IP Delivery Via Automated Networks (Sponsored by PCCW Global)
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.: Networking Break (Sponsored by Nevion)
3:45 – 4:30 p.m.: UHD Delivery: 4K, HDR, and the Future of Live Sports Transmission
4:30 – 4:45 p.m.: Six Weeks to Go VAR: How Türk Telekom Centralized Turkish Football Federation’s VAR Operation (Sponsored by Net Insight)
4:45 – 5:30 p.m.: The State of TranSPORT: Vendor Perspectives (Sponsored by Tata Communications)
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.: Networking Reception (Sponsored by CenturyLink, Intelsat, The Switch, Zixi)