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The Undisputed Leading Event for TV in Central & Eastern Europe
- Incorporating TV Connect EurAsia
- Conference Highlights
- Interview with Christian Anting
- Interview with AMOS-Spacecom
Digital TV CEE incorporates TV Connect EurAsia
Digital TV Central and Eastern Europe 2014 is the only event in the region that encompasses the full value chain of the TV delivery. Over 300 of the most influential and visionary contacts in the industry – such as telecom operators, content producers plus cable and satellite providers – will gather together in Budapest this June addressing the key trends and topics in this varied and dynamic region. The event will provide an unbeatable opportunity to hear direct from pay TV operators, OTT service providers and content companies about the challenges, opportunities and choices they face.
Digital TV CEE is now firmly established as the single most important annual networking event for senior executives from across the region and its three days of high-level keynote presentations, case studies and panel discussions provides an unsurpassable opportunity to learn from peers in the CEE pay TV, OTT and broadcasting businesses.
Digital TV CEE features the experience of the region’s operators and broadcasters and the main directions of future change – as well as the ways in which consumers are driving the delivery of new services and the entry of new players is transforming the competitive environment.
- PRE-CONFERENCE DAY
The OTT day will feature high-level keynote sessions looking at how new OTT entrants are seeking to disrupt the existing pay TV market by offering flexible pay offerings to an increasingly savvy target market as well as the responses of established players as they seek to use OTT delivery to extend the range of their offerings to new demographic groups and the strategies of fixed-line telecom operators seeking to add flexible TV service offerings to their existing line-up of services. More info here.
- DAY ONE
Following the dedicated pre-conference OTT day, the first full day of the eighth annual Digital TV Central and Eastern Europe conference will assess the current state of the pay TV market across the region and identify key trends for the year ahead. More info here.
- DAY TWO
Content remains key to the appeal of any pay TV offering. Day Two of Digital TV Central and Eastern Europe 2014 will look at the ways in which content companies are now looking to deliver additional value to partners and, in some cases, go direct to consumers with new offerings. More info here.
Expert interview with Christian Anting, COO & VP of the Management Board, ITI Neovision
What will drive future growth of pay TV in Poland and the CEE region in your opinion?
TV Services available anytime and anywhere will definitely drive future growth of pay TV in Poland and the CEE region. What is worth to mention is also the analogue TV switch-off which is planned for mid of 2013 in Poland. I am sure it is going to be a key driver for pay TV future landscape. Out of the three million terrestrial households affected, there is roughly one million that will ultimately become DTH subscribers and our platform is specially suited to attract a large part of them.
Amir Carmeli, VP Sales, CEE at Spacecom, operators of AMOS satellites
- What were your main objectives when you considered sponsoring at Digital TV CEE?
Spacecom's main message is that we are a leading satellite operator with an excellent orbital position serving Central and Eastern Europe. As such, it is only natural that we consider taking part in one of the leading CEE events in the TV/broadcast domain. Our primary objective is for people to hear about and see AMOS.
- How did the conference help you meet your objectives?
All the participants saw the AMOS logo and heard about us. The conference provided us a focused place to meet the relevant people to our business.
- Do you think you saved time/money by consolidating meetings at the event?
The extra value from participating in the conference is that we can have meetings in a more relaxed and friendly environment. We do not view our participation to money or time. However, the conference greatly adds to developing relationships with prospective clients and enhancing interactions with our existing clients. Read more.
More than I expectedClaudiu Paraschiv, Head of TV Technology, Pro TV
Good opportunity for catch up with industry trendsSerban Belenes, Consultant, Eutelsat
Excellent overview of current topics and a great chance to meet with colleagues and discuss further. Top notch organisationDamien Naughton, Director, Business Development & Operations, Sony Pictures Television International
Best TV event for CEEPiotr Nocen, Founder and Managing Partner, Resource Partner
Good place for market updateTorbjorn Johnsson, Director Regional Sales, Telenor