Society for Broadband Professionals

Founded in 1945, the SCTE is a Learned Society and non-profitmaking organisation which aims to raise the standard of broadband engineering in the telecommunications industry. The Society particularly concerns itself with the training and career advancement of technical professionals in the field. SCTE provides broadband industry accreditation and certification for its members around the world, giving them professional standing in the industry.

The SCTE also stages lecture meeting worldwide, seven to eight times per year, as well as a number of networking and activity events for members. The Society also chairs the British Standards’ Committee for Cable Systems and represents the UK at European (CENELEC) and world (IEC) levels.

The SCTE aims to increase the number of women in the Society and actively encourages more women engineers, technicians and industry professionals to join its membership. For further details, see or email