Nagra launches 2018 Pay-TV Innovation Forum

Nagra, a Kudelski Group company and provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, announced the launch of the 2018 Pay-TV Innovation Forum, which will look to address some of the key opportunities and challenges facing pay-TV service providers and content owners.
In its third year, the programme will explore how pay TV businesses must transform themselves in the OTT era, which technologies, products and services could help unlock new growth opportunities in a disrupted TV industry, and where service providers and content owners can establish closer collaboration to drive innovation across the industry, the company explained in a press release.
The 2018 programme will run from March to September 2018 and will include a global analysis of pay TV service provider product and service portfolios, a wide range of in-depth interviews and surveys with leading industry participants. A flagship final report, summarising the key findings from the programme, will be launched at IBC in September 2018.
According to Simon Trudelle, Senior Director of Product Marketing for Nagra, “the 2018 programme will dive into specific innovation areas such business models and distribution strategies, advanced TV services and OTT applications, and related new technologies – voice, analytics and AI, VR, Smart Home solutions and more.”