Broadcast Media Africa: Content Distribution Platforms & OTT Streaming Services

As broadcasting and media organisations seek to make their content available over multiple platforms and devices in order to remain competitive in a transforming global and local industry landscape, this noteworthy forum will serve as a platform for all industry stakeholders including senior executives from public and private broadcasting organisations, regulatory agencies, policy makers as well as industry solutions providers to discuss and review key issues with regards content distribution.
Organised by Broadcast Media Africa in collaboration with the Southern Africa Broadcasting Association, and supported by the Independent Producers’ Organisation, CRASA and the Zambia Film Association and other industry associations within Africa support the event. Through various presentation addressed by dynamic keynote speakers, this forum aims to tackle important issues such as:

  • Establishing sustainable content distribution infrastructure in Africa
  • Connectivity ecosystem that delivers win-win benefit to all stakeholders
  • Distributing content for TV in a converged, multi-platform digital ecosystem
  • Customer management plans for new content distribution modes
  • Making seamless payments work for distribution and streaming platforms
  • TV content distribution by Telcos – lessons from winners
  • Commercial challenges and opportunities in mobile-first media consumption
  • How partnerships and acquisitions are quickly reshaping the video media landscape
  • Collaborating with Telcos and platform owners to drive digital content discovery and access

IPO co-chair Thandi Davids will deliver a presentation titled Taking Advantage Of Consolidations And Strategic Partnerships In The New Media Ecosystem on 21 October at 15:20 – 15:50.
Members of IPO that would like to attend this forum can enjoy a 25% discount off the registration fee. For registration and/or further information specific to the event, please email to: Members are encouraged to attend this event as an opportunity to network and learn with other industry leaders from across Africa and beyond.
Venue Details: The Forum will take place at: Radisson Blu Hotel, Sandton Johannesburg and Online

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