Jim Phillipoff, Head of Business Development, Media & Entertainment, Irdeto

Jim Phillipoff, Head of Business Development, Media & Entertainment at Irdeto talks about the security threats around IoT technology and the opportunities for communication service providers to offer valuable services to help their customers manage and secure their smart homes.  

Jacques-Edouard Guillemot, Senior VP, Executive Affairs, NAGRA

Jacques-Edouard Guillemot talks about how data and AI can help pay-TV service providers make better strategic decisions to drive their business and improve their bottom line, by predicting the individual behaviour of TV viewers such as their propensity to churn, to purchase a package or to consume specific content.  

Gernot Jaeger, Chief Officer B2B TV Solutions, Zattoo

Gernot Jaeger, Chief Officer B2B TV Solutions, talks about the successful extension of its White Label IPTV platform to the Android TV™ Operator Tier Program, the German telco 1&1 benefitting from Android TV as an enhancement to their existing IPTV service and the growing importance of personalized content.

Steve Heeb, President and GM, RDK

At KAON’s stand at IBC, Steve Heeb, President and GM of RDK, talks about the expanding RDK Video Accelerator program and solutions by KAON, and others, to serve operators worldwide. He also talks about RDK’s role powering broadband devices across DOCSIS, DSL, EPON and GPON.

Tony Jones, Principal Technologist, MediaKind

Tony Jones, Principal Technologist at MediaKind talks about the opportunities for optimising OTT delivery while reducing latency, the future of video standards and compression, and key developments in video mobility

Antonio Rodríguez, VP Business Development, Mirada

Antonio Rodríguez, VP Business Development at Mirada, talks about the growing importance of product evolution and flexibility within the pay TV market, along with the rise in popularity of Android TV amongst operators. Mirada will be showcasing their Iris custom launcher for Android TV at Nextv CEO Latin America in November.

Luke Boyle, Chief Commercial Officer, Magine Pro

Luke Boyle talks about the market opportunity for sports streaming, Magine’s offering and ability to serve second tier sports federations in particular through its technology, speed of service and direct to consumer background.

Elmar Grasser, CTO, Sunrise Communications AG

Sunrise Communications’ Elmar Grasser talks about the power of data, delivering 1Gbps to all customers in Switzerland, the benefits of 5G, fixed mobile convergence, and the opportunities and challenges of integrating Liberty Global’s assets into the company.

Gerhard Mack, CTO, Vodafone Deutschland

Vodafone’s Gerhard Mack talks investment priorities, technology choices, the opportunities presented by the acquisition of Liberty Global’s assets in Germany, getting up to Gigabit speeds and the 5G opportunity.