Innovations for African broadcasters at AfricaCast 2014

Technology & Convergence

AfricaCast will take place from 11th - 13th November 2014 at the Cape Town Convention Centre, South Africa. www.africacast-event.com

Speak alongside Marie Lora-Mungai, CEO, Buni TV as well as many other major African innovators

AfricaCast 2014 is now accepting Speaker Applications.  The agenda this year promises to be more exciting than ever with CXO level innovators from global broadcasters, local content providers and OTT innovators. Over three days the conference will examine:

'    The importance of achieving high quality streaming of African content
'    The Strength of content partnerships
'    The growth of OTT video and Multiscreen Services in Sub-Saharan Africa
'    The role of the Cloud to African Content Owners
'    Regulatory Challenges to DTT



This year will feature more interactive features, as part of that we are pleased to announce:

A special extended fireside chat with Marie Lora-Mungai looking at the evolution of Buni TV. The visionary OTT guru and CEO of Buni TV and Buni Media, will be discussing in detail the evolution of African OTT, the importance of content partnerships and her focus on strong local content. This will be the centrepiece of the Multiplatform focus day, the first day of the conference which brings together OTT video innovators from across the African continent.

Want to join this world leading speaker line up?

Some of the most exciting parts of the programme are still looking for speakers -

Streaming as the Next Broadcast Frontier In Africa: One of the key topics driving the Connected ecosystem, this session will be looking at the impact of content being consumed on mobile devices. This session will assess the increased importance of streaming the successful delivery of TV for the consumer on the go.

Evaluating The Development of The Digital Switchover In Sub-Saharan Africa: The challenges around DTT in Africa continue to remain central to the future of African broadcasting. This session will be assessing the current situation for broadcasters in Sub-Saharan Africa and looking at the route forward.



Are you interested in Shaping the African Broadcast Revolution?
 
For speaker enquiries please contact, Laurence Coldicott, Research Manager and Head of Content and Partnerships, TV Connect Global Events. laurence.coldicott@informa.com or Telephone +44 207 017 6801

For sponsorship enquiries please contact

Thomas Noszczak, Sales Manager, TV Connect Global Events. 
email: thomas.noszczak (at) informa.com or Telephone +44 207 017 5665