Leading connected entertainment event increases international and industry reach

London, 27 February 2012 – Specialist speakers from around the world are set to make this year’s IP&TV World Forum the most globally diverse programme yet. Top representatives in the IP and connected TV industry will share their experience and expertise on key topics in today’s market.
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The event unites operators, broadcasters and content providers from a variety of platform backgrounds including Smart TV, OTT, cable, satellite and terrestrial TV, and has been specifically designed to meet the evolving market place. The increasingly international nature of this year’s show has attracted important and influential players in the broadcast and broadband space including; Simon Sutton, President of Content and Distribution at HBO International; Moeed Ahmad, Head of New Media at Al Jazeera; Julien Codorniou, Head of International Business Development at Facebook, France, and Emma Lloyd, Director of Emerging Products at Sky.

The spread of the conference and exhibition is reflected in the line-up of keynote speakers which includes Kristin Frank, General Manager of Digital Media at MTV; Derrick Frost, Senior Vice President of Global IP Video Solutions at Alcatel-Lucent, Ted Hsiung, Chief Marketing Officer of the Digital Home Product Line at Huawei and Gerry O’Sullivan, Vice President of Global TV and Entertainment at Deutsche Telekom.

Gavin Whitechurch, Director of IP&TV World Forum, says: “The programme for this year’s IP&TV World Forum is the most diverse to date both in terms of geographic and industry reach. With a line-up of prominent speakers who are at the forefront of the industry around the globe, this year will be exciting for all service providers as they look to harness OTT and on-demand offerings. The event facilitates open discussions on key areas of interest and development solutions and provides the perfect opportunity for international networking whilst gaining true insight this rapidly evolving market.”

The IP&TV World Forum 2012 will take place at London’s Olympia on 20-22 March. To view the full event programme and register for IP&TV World Forum, please visit www.iptv-forum.com or call +44 (0) 20 7017 5506. Alternatively, keep up to date with the event on Twitter @iptvworldseries.