08:30 - 09:00 | 30 mins
09:00 - 09:15 | 15 mins
Welcoming Speech and Industry Overview
Pascal Orhan- CEO of Dataxis
09:15 - 10:00 | 45 mins
Innovation in pay TV : what’s coming next?
The pay TV distribution landscape is undergoing dramatic changes as consumers now expect to get all the best of the OTT world as part of their subscription. Operators, at the same time must anticipate the demand of future. Several issues like evolution of STBS, IoT, skinny bundles and User experience will be debated.
Jaroslaw Kordalewski- Vice President & CTO- NC+
Dario Vieceli- TV Software and Architecture team- Swisscom
Steve Miller-Jones- Director of Product Management- Limelight Networks
10:00 - 10:20 | 20 mins
One to One session- Seachange
Saurabh Vartikar- VP Sales EMEA
10:20 - 11:00 | 30 mins
11:00 - 11:40 | 40 mins
Telecom operators entering into Pay TV: The role of OTT
The convergence of different technologies means that it is now easy for these operators to offer Pay TV and OTT to increase their revenues. Do telecom operators need to reinvent themselves as a media companies?
Gary Hamer- SVP Sales& Business Development– SmartLabs
Alexei- Munteanu- CEO- Starnet- TV Box
Anton Bladik- Senior Director Fixed Line Businesses and Integration- Velcom
11:40 - 12:00 | 20 mins
One to One Session- Maxdome & 7TV
Alexander Von Woikowsky- Managing Director
12:00 - 12:45 | 45 mins
OTT to disrupt the Pay TV market
Many countries are witnessing the entry of new OTT pay TV distributors, willing to challenge existing operators with no fixed line infrastructure. Is it the way to go forward? What are the technical and regulatory challenges.
Viktor Janik- VP Regulatory Affairs- Unitymedia
Andrey Kolodyuk- Founder and CEO- Divan TV
Krisztina Kegye- Head of Product- MinDig TV Extra
Alexey Kurakin- Digital Trasformation & Strategic Director- Media Group Ukraine
Francois-Xavier Simon- Sales Director- Broadpeak
12:45 - 13:45 | 60 mins
13:45 - 14:20 | 45 mins
Traditional broadcast : Role of satellite in the region
Direct satellite TV distribution continues to develop in the region. However, as OTT is becoming a viable alternative and FTA TV distribution is moving more and more to low cost pay TV. What are the prospects for the future ?
Stanislav Georgiev- Head of Media Broadcasting- A1 Telekom Austria
Bill Wijdeveld- VP Business Development- M7 Group
Vlastimil Lakatos- Head of TV- Antik Telecom
14:20 - 14:40 | 20 mins
One to One Session- Bitmovin
Gerald Zankl- Director of Business Development EMEA
14:40 - 15:10 | 30 mins
Incumbent pay TV strategies
How are historical incumbent telecom operators deploying successful pay TV strategies in their countries. Speakers will discuss about their content, technologies and OTT strategies.
Krysztof Kaczurba- Director of Development Strategy- Orange Poland
Dimitris Michalakis- Executive Director- Cosmote TV
Karl Anton- TV & Multimedia Area Manager- Telia Estonia
Kliton Proko- Product, Services and IPTV Director- Albtelecom
15:10 - 15:45 | 30 mins
Cable TV CEO strategies
CEO to discuss about Pay TV in the context of their global business and strategies. What is the role of TV in a global operator strategy. What does TV represent in the overall offer? Importance of blended ARPU and role of premium content.
Gyorgy Zsembery- CEO- Volia
Victoriya Boklag- CEO & Vice President Marketing and Media- United Group
Tomas Burovas- CEO- Cgates
15:45 - 16:15 | 30 mins
16:15 - 17:00 | 45 mins
STANDALONE VIDEO-ON-DEMAND CHALLENGES
How are the newly launched players aiming at strengthening their position in a complex and fast-moving market?
Martin Simka- Product and Project Manager- Showmax
Claire Hunter Gregson- Commercial Director- Hopster
Sidharth Jayant- Global Product Director- Rakuten TV
Thibault d’Orso- COO & Co-founder- Spideo
18:00 - 19:00 | 60 mins
Gala Dinner by Seachange (Upon Invitation)