Prospects for the UK television market – free-to-air, pay TV and connected devices

Thu 6 Mar, 2014 from 9:00am – 1:00pm
Central London
UK
Cost: £190 (excluding VAT)

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Prospects for the UK television market – free-to-air, pay TV and connected devices THURSDAY, 6TH MARCH 2014 CENTRAL LONDON THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED

Jonathan Thompson

Guest of Honour: Jonathan Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, Digital UK

This conference focuses on the future of free-to-air television platforms in the UK, competition and prospects for growth.

It will bring together policymakers with representatives from across the broadcast industry with their suppliers and advisors, as well as academics and citizen groups. With digital switchover now complete and achieving near universal coverage, delegates will assess the areas for growth in free-to-air television – in particular the prospects for FTA via satellite, DTT and IPTV, and the impact that the structure of the market is having on competition between the free operators as well as Pay TV providers.

We are delighted that Charles Constable, Managing Director, Digital Platforms Division, Arqiva;Richard Halton, Chief Executive Officer, YouView; Emma Scott, Managing Director, Freesat andJonathan Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, Digital UK have agreed to deliver keynote addresses at this seminar.

Tess Alps, Non-Executive Chairman, Thinkbox; Colin Browne, Chairman, Voice of the Listener and Viewer; Tom Cape, Chief Executive, Capablue; Darren Fawcett, Chief Technical Engineer, Pace; Ed Hall, Chief Executive, Canis Media Group; Paul Herbert, Partner, Goodman Derrick; Adam Kinsley, Director of Policy, BSkyB; Richard Lindsay-Davies, Director-General, Digital TV Group; b>David Mahoney, Director of Policy Development, Ofcom; Adam Minns, Executive Director, Commercial Broadcasters Association; Nick Thomas, Principal Analyst, TV & Digital Media, Informa Telecoms & Media; Keith Underwood, Director of Strategy and Technology, Channel 4 and Adriana Whiteley, Managing Partner, Farncombe have also agreed to speak.

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