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08:30 09:00 (30 mins)

Main agenda

Registration, Coffee and Refreshments

09:00 09:10 (10 mins)

Main agenda - OTTtv World Summit

Chairman’s Introductions

  • William Cooper - Founder and Chief Executive, Informitv

09:10 09:30 (20 mins)

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The prospects of traditional broadcast and distribution networks in the golden age of OTT

  • Is a traditional pay-tv distributor an unnecessary middle man in the age of OTT, or does it have value to add?
  •  How do the changes of infrastructure change the nature of the competition?
  • What is the long-term role of broadcast networks with the rapidly changing viewership habits?
  • What are the benefits of hybrid usage of broadcast and IP technologies?
  • How does global OTT trends effect local TV distribution markets?
  • Henrik Schneider - Director of Broadcast and Media Services Division, Antenna Hungária

09:30 10:10 (40 mins)

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Monetisation Strategies for Recruitment of Millennials

  • Incorporating appealing to millennials into the core of your OTT strategy.
  • Achieving an equilibrium between one off payments and package offers.
  • Using data to evaluate the trends in the ever-evolving millennials consumption
  • Carlos Tibi - CEO, icflix

10:10 10:30 (20 mins)

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Utilisation of Big Data in the Quest to understand Consumption

  • Factoring in Big data analysis into OTT framework
  • The seamless connectivity and exchange of data
  • Big data as a tool for understanding consumer preferences for traditional and premium content
  • Costs vs. Benefits: Opening-up new revenue streams
  • Mikhail Baklanov - CEO, Zoom TV

11:30 11:50 (20 mins)

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The Global Penetration of Piracy

  • Exploring the effects of piracy on the industry
  • The challenges faced in mitigating the threat
  • Solutions to ensure protection against infiltration
  • Michael Doherty - Head of Security and IT Controls, BT TV

11:50 12:30 (40 mins)

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International Cooperation: A United Front

  • The need to open intimate dialogue between broadcasters, telecom operators and OTT service providers.
  • Cross border discussion: Regulators contribution
  • Effective solutions currently being deployed 

12:30 12:50 (20 mins)

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OTT Video: TV Viewing Habits

  • Viewing habits and changes to viewing seen on our platform
  • VOD-decisive for pay TV operators?
  • New content vs new propositions: Is it possible to use `traditional’ content but bundle in new ways?
  • Will Ennett - Head of Pay TV, TalkTalk

12:50 13:10 (20 mins)

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Hyper-enthusiast networks: Small can be Beautiful

  • The all-screen video entertainment proposition for specialist content
  • The audience funnel for hyper-enthusiast networks
  • Monetisation strategies from top to bottom
  • Content management and delivery strategies for multi-platform distribution
  • Heather Killen - CEO, Horse and Country TV

13:10 13:30 (20 mins)

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Utilisation of a Dynamic Ad Encompassing Strategy

  • The demise of advertisement revenue: Reasons why?
  • Mitigating the lack of viewership
  • How DAI can help you monetise your assets

13:30 14:30 (60 mins)

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Networking Lunch Break

                                    Lunchtime Campfire Sessions

During lunch, have an opportunity to network with your peers and participate within an informal and informative campfire session. Led by industry experts, they will cover some of the pressing challenges facing the video and content ecosystem. Giving you the chance to join the debate in a casual and relaxed setting. 


Campfire Debate 1: The pitfalls of a Complicated OTT Framework

Campfire Debate 2: Best Practices for 4k/UltraHD: The Age of Alterations

Campfire Debate 3: Cloud-native and cloud-enabled Innovations for Video and Content

  • Laura Nana - Head of International OTT, Sky

14:30 14:50 (20 mins)

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Broadcasters Guide to OTT Deployment

  • Emerging and changing business models for video delivery
  • The confluence of traditional TV and connected services
  • OTT-Converged headends
  • Vidya Nath - Research Director, Frost & Sullivan

14:50 15:30 (40 mins)

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SLIN a Viable Alternative to SVOD?

  • The draw towards a linear experience similar to Pay-TV
  • Linear vs. non-linear viewing
  • Focusing on live streaming or/and providing pay-TV channels inside a OTT platform
  • Laura Nana - Head of International OTT, Sky

15:50 16:50 (60 mins)

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Networking Coffee Break

16:20 16:40 (20 mins)

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SLIN TV: The ‘Event’ Platform Enhanced

  • The attractiveness of Linear TV for big ticket programming
  • The draw of recorded viewing and free video on demand
  • SLIN and live entertainment
  • Tony Gunnarsson - Senior Analyst, Ovum

16:40 17:00 (20 mins)

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SLIN and SVOD Viewing Habits

  • Younger consumers vs. Older viewers: The great divergence
  • ‘The family’ consumption
  • VOD, a decisive factor for pay-TV operators?

17:00 20:00 (180 mins)

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Networking Reception and Drinks

20:00 20:00 (0 mins)

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End of Day