Monday, October 24, 2005

Disney CEO to Keynote TELCOMMNEXT in March

Robert Iger, President and CEO of the Walt Disney Company, will be a keynote speaker at the TELCOMMNEXT show in March 2006. Conference organizers said the selection the convergence of content providers with telecommunications.

Recently, Disney signed an agreement with Verizon to carry 12 Disney and ESPN networks over Verizon FIOS TV's system. In a separate deal, Disney and ABC Television agreed to sell current and past season episodes of ABC and Disney Channel television shows for download on Apple's iTunes Music Store.

TelecomNEXT will be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 19-23, 2006.

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