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TV of the future

The 20th anniversary exhibition and forum CSTB.Telecom&Media’2016, the main media event for TV and telecommunications in Eastern Europe, started in Crocus Expo IEC.
The leading Russian exhibition-forum CSTB. Telecom & Media’2018 will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a significant extension of conference program topics. More than 15 events, strategic sessions, discussions, round tables and etc., are in the program of the forum. A totally new project for Russian market - CONTENT SUMMIT RUSSIA. Russian content: tendencies and prospects which will become a significant step towards not only for exhibition development but for the whole TV industry. Content Summit Russia will become a working platform for key international participants of TV and telecom industry which will be gathered at one place. Organizers will prepare favorable business atmosphere for the experts including Russian sellers and buyers of content which will be invited for participation in the conference programme.

Round table Business Growth Strategies for Terrestrial and non-Terrestrial Channels across Distribution Media opened the business program of the exhibition. Disruptive developments in the TV and video content delivery technology were observed during the round table. Traditional terrestrial and cable technologies give way to the Internet which becomes number one medium for the distribution of TV and video content. Non-linear television is replacing linear TV, and the development of the Internet technology does make it possible for the consumer to use linear TV in non-linear ways, such as Catch Up, Time Shift, Start Over or Multiscreen. Multiservice operators are implementing modern service platforms which support personalized TV, and tools to collect content consumption statistics.

OTT.Future moderated by Alexey Byrdin, CEO, Internet-Video Association will cover various issues related to first results of 2017 as seen by the leading analysts in the market and prospects for 2018, trends and branch development factors, and will consider the best cases of OTT TV/VOD segment.

Points for discussion are growth of the pay model; increase of the SVOD segment; lawful broadcasting of nation-wide channels in OTT; trends in the video advertising market; operators' VOD, Smart TV market today and its impact on the consumption of lawful content.

The CSTB.Telecom&Media Exhibition and Forum has long been recognized as the pre-eminent electronic media event of Russia and CIS countries. This year on year success can be directly attributed to the dynamic and foresighted nature of an organization that has ensured that the fast developing technologies and opportunities relevant to this industry, are readily absorbed and placed at the forefront of all aspects of the exposition planning. This has gained CSTB.Telecom&Media the acclaimed status of being the “window” from which to learn and see what will influence the suppliers, implementers and users in both the immediate and longer term future.

  • 30.01.2018

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