Over The Top (OTT): New Data on the Changing 2016-2017 Landscape


With consumers embracing direct to consumer video services and major TV and media players rushing to expand their offerings, Broadcasting & Cable directed a comprehensive survey and report, sponsored by Akamai, on the major trends that are reshaping the industry. How can you capitalize on those trends and strengthen your own offering? This webinar presents the first top-line results from the “Direct to Consumer Video Services Survey Report” and delivers essential intelligence and insight on how these services will change over the next year.

Managers involved in implementing video streaming services and industry experts will analyze new data on how to monetize video services including the adoption of newer technologies, such as Ultra HD or virtual reality. They will discuss the various technological issues relating to delivering high quality services and other important considerations, making this a must-attend event for those hoping to capitalize on the massive consumer adoption of OTT services and upcoming market trends.

Featured Speakers:

Moderator: George Winslow
Contributing Editor, B&C

George has written about the television, media and technology industries for over 25 years and is currently the contributing editor for technology at Broadcasting & Cable. Prior to that, as a freelance journalist, he was a regular contributor to Multichannel News and other publications. Over the years, he has also edited a number of TV trades, including Multichannel News International and World Screen News and has authored two books.

Colin Dixon
Chief Analyst & Founder, nScreenMedia

Dixon focuses on enhanced TV applications including Guides, DVRs, Over-the-top services, Pay-TV services, connected (smart) TVs, TV Devices, multi-screen video, second-screen apps and on the emerging broadband media economy. He has provided strategic consulting services to many companies including Intel, Cisco, Rovi, YouSee, Microsoft, The BBC and Panasonic.

Dixon created nScreenMedia in 2013 as a resource to the Digital Media Industry as it transitions to the new infrastructure for multi-screen delivery. The site provides daily opinions and analysis of the issues that are shaping the business of media. In addition, white papers and reports are available for free covering topics such as cord-cutting, millennials and media and subscription VOD services.

Mark Ramberg
VP, Business Development, Akamai

Ramberg is a veteran of the media technology industry, having held various technical, business, and leadership roles at companies ranging from startups to the Fortune 100. He currently leads Akamai’s Over-the-Top (OTT) television business strategy helping media & entertainment companies bring the best quality next generation TV experiences to their audiences. Prior to Akamai, Ramberg has led media business and technology efforts at such notable companies as Microsoft and Amazon Web Services. Ramberg holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Washington and an MBA in Technology Management also from UW.

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