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 Export to Your Calendar 10/26/2020 to 10/28/2020
When: October 26-28, 2020
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre
Sheikh Zayed Rd
United Arab Emirates
Contact: Randall Barney
+1 212-825-0218 Ext. 104

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Executive Dialogues @CABSAT 2020
The World Teleport Association’s Executive Dialogue Series provides WTA members with opportunities to share their viewpoints, experience and technical knowledge with a global audience. During CABSAT 2020, WTA will conduct video interviews with executives of WTA member companies in the Distribution area of the show floor for playout on the WTA Web site.

WTA’s Director of Certification and Membership, Randall Barney, will be conducting interviews at your booth or on the show floor.

Interviews will be conducted October 26-28

Industry Dialogue Themes 2020

The Cybersecurity Value-Add


  1. What are customers demanding in terms of information security for teleport and satellite operations today? How are those demands met?
  2. What are the most common and important vulnerabilities in a transmission operation?
  3. What steps do teleport operators need to take to identify and address their most critical vulnerabilities?
Optimizing Network Performance


  1. What are the key challenges today in managing networks and optimizing them for performance and QOS?
  2. With the growth of networks in size and complexity, what are the best ways to manage them across different vendor equipment and the end-to-end RF to terrestrial circuit?
  3. How can analytics and artificial intelligence help in the management of VSAT networks?
Ensuring Service Continuity


  1. In your experience, what are the biggest under-appreciated threats to service continuity?
  2. What should the operators of ground segment do to address those threats, from facilities to procedures?
  3. Of all the actions that can be taken, which ones deliver the greatest bang for the buck?
5G and the Teleport


  1. In general, how advanced is your involvement in 5G at this point: watching the evolution? Engaged in customer discussions? Involved in technology trials?
  2. Based on your current involvement in 5G, what do you see as the potential opportunities for your company to expand its business in mobile networks and climb up the value chain with customers?
  3. Are you concerned about the issue of satellite spectrum being allocated to mobile for 5G service? What strategies are under consideration to mitigate the problem?
Alternative General Questions


  • What products or services are you introducing and/or featuring during CABSAT 2020?
  • What are the unique challenges and opportunities in this region? 
  • How does your solution help meet these challenges and opportunities?
  • What are visitors talking about at this year’s show?

Videos will be streamed on the WTA website for a full year following the event and promoted to WTA members, teleport and satellite customers and the trade press.

Next Action

Contact WTA to schedule an interview and discuss topics you would like to address.


Sponsorship of an Executive Dialogue Series Theme is available. Contact WTA Membership Director, Randall Barney,, +1 212-825-0218 ext 104

WTA Contacts

For questions or to schedule an interview, please contact WTA Membership Director Randall Barney at, +1 212-825-0218 ext 104

Past Event Coverage

Click here for past WTA Executive Dialogue Series Videos forums at CABSAT, NAB, AfricaCom, CommunicAsia and IBC.


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