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SCTE India elects Rahul Nehra as national secretary

MUMBAI: SCTE India, the society for broadband professionals, has elected Rahul Nehra as its honorary national secretary.

In his new role, Nehra will help SCTE India to drive its initiatives as India goes digital in the cable and broadband space.

Rahul Nehra techNehra, who co-founded SCTE India, is an industry leader in the converged space ranging from broadcast technologies, satellite, content and OTT.

He has been responsible for the success of blue chip companies like Intelsat, Irdeto, Exset- General Satellite, Latens-Pacein India, Asia and globally over the last two decades.

Nehra is also the founder of Aarti TV and has pioneered international African cinema through his venture Africa Film Factory. Actively involved in philanthropy; his major project includes ‘Khushika’ a non-governmental organisation.

Apart from SCTE, he is also credited as being the co-founder of well-known industry bodies like VAS Council, global initiative in the field of content technology and application in the multi- screen world.

“We welcome Rahul on board at a time that is very challenging for broadband operators in India as they complete the government-mandated migration to digital television,” said SCTE India president Prem Behl. “Rahul is a leading broadcast professional, and his experience and skills will be invaluable for our society as India goes digital.”

As the cable and broadband revolution unfolds across India and South Asia, SCTE India is steadily strengthening its footprint in the region to ensure that it plays an instrumental role in the transition to digital.

SCTE India is based in New Delhi and membership is open to all wireline engineers and technicians throughout the Indian subcontinent.

“I am delighted to be able to guide and contribute to the endeavours of SCTE India in its mission to bring a paradigm shift in the skilling requirements of the industry, as this will lay a strong foundation on which the infrastructure of digital India will be built,” said Nehra.