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09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
TV Connect Congress
Chair's opening remarks
09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
TV Connect Congress
TV Connect: A market overview
09:30 - 10:15 45 mins
TV Connect Congress
Opening keynote panel: Dissecting the transition to IP
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  • Is IP the connection that viewers want?
  • What role have viewers played in the drive towards an IP future?
  • What makes IP so compelling?
  • The international migration – how rocky is the road?
  • The importance of connected devices
10:15 - 10:35 20 mins
TV Connect Congress
Traditional broadcast in an IP World
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  • Is it going away or is there tremendous untapped opportunity?
  • Is hybrid TV the new norm?
  • Is IP delivery the new baseline and standard for broadcasters?
10:35 - 11:35 60 mins
TV Connect Congress
Morning coffee break and opportunity to visit the exhibition
11:35 - 12:20 45 mins
TV Connect Congress
Operator spotlight: Going back to basics
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  • Should operators play in IP distribution and what benefits can it bring them?
  • The growth potential in providing content across multiple platforms
  • Is the ROI there for operators to justify investing in video distribution?
12:20 - 12:40 20 mins
TV Connect Congress
Social media: The not so small disruptor
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  • What role does online social media play in the future video ecosystem?
  • How is it influencing consumer video behaviour online?
  • Are the social media players an opportunity for traditional players or a threat?
  • What impact are social media players having on traditional advertising based content providers?
12:40 - 13:20 40 mins
TV Connect Congress
Is the OTT bubble about to burst or expand?
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  • Can OTTs continue to justify the investment in original content?
  • Are OTTs expanding internationally too fast?
  • Can new IP channels keep up with the demand of their audiences?
13:20 - 14:30 70 mins
TV Connect Congress
Lunch break and opportunity to visit to the exhibition
14:30 - 14:50 20 mins
Quality of Service - Congress
What is the benchmark and gold standard for Quality of Service today?
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  • What are the expectations for millennials in quality of service?
  • Can you ever guarantee 100% quality of service or is best-effort good enough?
  • Does the benchmark move, depending on the audience?
14:50 - 15:30 40 mins
Quality of Service - Congress
International spotlight – CEE: where is the region with its transition?
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  • Does cable and satellite still have a market?
15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
Quality of Service - Congress
Afternoon break and opportunity to visit the exhibition
16:00 - 16:20 20 mins
Quality of Service - Congress
International Spotlight: Is Latin America the next big market for Pay-TV via IPTV?
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  • A look at the current situation in Latin America
  • Do Latin Americas have a different demand to Europe?
16:20 - 17:00 40 mins
Quality of Service - Congress
What is the role of a great UI in service delivery?
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  • How critical is linear broadcast’s “new” UI to its success
17:00 - 17:45 45 mins
Quality of Service - Congress
Next generation real time problem solving – Automation’s role in service delivery
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  • Real time analytics and self-healing networks through AI
  • Is AI the next weapon in the operators’ arsenal against drops in service?
  • The impact of poor quality on retention and satisfaction
14:30 - 15:10 40 mins
Quality of Experience - Congress
Panel Session: How far do we take personalisation?
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  • How niche and tailored can an experience be before you lose RoI?
  • Is personalisation more of an ad play than a subscription play?
  • Is AI’s killer application personalisation?
15:10 - 15:30 20 mins
Quality of Experience - Congress
The rise of cut-price pay TV - virtual MVPDS
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  • Exploring the shift towards low cost/high volume services
  • How skinny can these bundles really be?
  • OTT skinny bundles – which sectors are leading the way
  • What is this the new competitive edge for operators?
15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
Quality of Experience - Congress
Afternoon break and opportunity to visit the exhibition
16:00 - 16:40 40 mins
Quality of Experience - Congress
International spotlight: What is the APAC’s approach to providing a compelling audience experience through OTT?
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  • What will come out on top? Skinny bundles or one-stop-shops?
  • How do regional operators and broadcasters know that OTT is the new ROI for them?
  • Do consumers really want everything in one place?
  • Will “what happened in APAC” drive the rest of the world?
16:40 - 17:00 20 mins
Quality of Experience - Congress
Quality vs Quantity: how far will the shift go for advertising?
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  • Will AI drive targeted advertising?
  • Has programmatic advertising run its course?
  • How much upfront investment in new tech is necessary to maximise revenue?
  • Are multi platforms complicating the value proposition for advertising?
17:00 - 17:45 45 mins
Quality of Experience - Congress
Data: the new oil?
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  • How can businesses collect more data?
  • What is the ceiling for data collection and ad personalisation?
  • Where does security come into it?