Industry leaders to debate the future of TV at NexTV Colombia


NexTV Series Colombia & Andean 2017 will gather, on November 30 at the JW Marriott hotel in Bogota, more than 40 executives from leading TV, OTT and online video companies to discuss the industry trends.

DirecTV, Claro, Telefonica, TigoUne, Sony Pictures Television, Fox and HBO are among the companies that will participate in the event. In addition, NexTV Series Colombia 2017 will have speakers from Caracol, RCN and RTVC free-to-air networks. Roku, Samsung, Sony, LG, will also be participating on executive panels.

The keynote speaker, sponsored by ANTV, will be José Rivera Font, VP and General Manager for Latin America of Sony Pictures Television Digital Networks, who will speak about Crackle SVOD platform.

In addition, the conference will have a “one on one” session with Emilio Manjarrés, Digital Design & Development Director of TigoUne, who will discuss the strategy of Tigo ONEtv, the new platform that allows access to linear and OTT content from multiple sources.

In turn, DirecTV, HV TV, EMCALI, Viaccess-Orca and Nagra will discuss the evolution of pay TV to OTT. The conference will also discuss the transformation of FTA TV towards multiscreen and OTT with Canal 1, RTVC, RCN, Telemedellin and Mediastream.

Telefónica, Roku, Caracol TV, Globalplay and Minuto 30 will debate about the OTT market while Avantel, Virgin Mobile and Hiz Telecomunicaciones will analyze strategies, opportunities and challenges when launching TV or OTT service.

In another executive panel, Claro, Supercable, RTVC, Conax and ANTV will discuss the future of TV technologies and the challenge of multiple devices. Towards the end of the day, Claro Sports, ESPN, Mediapro, ESL and Cable Onda Sports will discuss sports, multiscreen, OTT and live streaming.

The event will also feature one on one sessions with executives of Verizon Digital Media Services, Irdeto, IBM Cloud Video, Zemoga and SES.

See full agenda and all speakers here