Synacor's Ted May to Participate in Mobile Video Panel at Streaming Media West
2013, November 19-20, Huntington Beach, Calif.
BUFFALO, N.Y. and HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Synacor Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNC), the leading provider of next-gen startpages,
homescreens, award-winning TV Everywhere solutions and cloud-based Identity
Management (IDM) services, across multiple devices for cable, satellite,
telecom and consumer electronics companies in the U.S. and abroad, today
announced its SVP of Strategy and Business Affairs, Theodore May, will be
speaking in the "LTE and the Mobile Video Business Opportunity" panel at
Streaming Media West 2013 at 11:30 a.m. PT on Tuesday, November 19, Hyatt
Regency, Huntington Beach, Calif.
With a track record of consistently identifying "the next big thing" in
digital entertainment content and successfully creating and managing Synacor's
broad range of content partner and vendor relationships, Ted May will take
part in a discussion around whether mobile video is at a tipping point,
especially with the deployment of 4G LTE and the emergence of another
enhancement to video compression in the form of HEVC. The panel also will
cover how wireless on-demand content and broadcast delivery of linear content
by conventional means can come together in a hybrid broadcast/streaming
Other speakers in the "LTE and the Mobile Video Business Opportunity" panel
include Norman Tyrrell, Qualcomm Labs; Kerry Travilla, MobiTV; Jack Arky,
Verizon Wireless; and panel moderator, Vera Kenehan, LTE Broadcast, Ericsson.
Prior to his current position, May held positions at America Online, Inc. and
Cablevision Systems Corp. During his tenure at AOL, Ted led business strategy
for the AOL Service, broadband, home networking and the first wave of digital
media services and, as a result, the company's subscriber base increased from
10 million to 32 million customers. While at Cablevision, he was instrumental
in the launch of the company's first Internet service offerings including
broadband, interactive services, and first forays into DBS. Ted is an
experienced speaker, having recently presented at the Next TV Summit,
ScreenPlays Media Innovations Summit, Digital Hollywood, CONNECTIONS: The
Digital Living Conference and CTAM.
For more information on Synacor, please visit synacor.com or email
Synacor's white-label platform enables cable, satellite, telecom and consumer
electronics companies to deliver TV Everywhere, digital entertainment,
cloud-based services and apps to their end-consumers across multiple devices,
strengthening those relationships while monetizing the engagement. Synacor
(Nasdaq:SYNC), is headquartered in Buffalo, NY, with tech hubs in Toronto and
Boston. For more information, visit synacor.com.
All Media. One Place. Any Device.
This release includes certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are
based on the current expectations or beliefs of management of Synacor, and are
subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. Actual results may vary
materially from those expressed or implied by the statements herein due to
changes in economic, business, competitive, technological and/or regulatory
factors, and other factors affecting the operation of the respective
businesses of Synacor. More detailed information about these factors may be
found in filings by Synacor, as applicable, with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, including their respective Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. Synacor
is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any such obligation to,
update or alter their respective forward-looking statements, whether as a
result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
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