Ericsson has confirmed its support of the fast approaching TVBEurope 2020 event, signing up as Gold Sponsor. In addition, Ericsson’s head of media marketing and communications, Simon Frost will be leading a presentation ahead of the panel discussion, ‘2020: Visions of the future’.
Frost’s 15 years in the industry spans strategy, business development, pre-sales, solution design and technical selling for operators in all TV market segments. He previously held the position of head of IPTV compression, solution area TV at Ericsson, and prior to this was business development director for Tandberg Television. He has also held roles at Harmonic EMEA, Philips Digital Networks, Barco Communication Systems and RE.
Frost’s presentation will open a discussion on the wider reaching impact of UHD on production workflow. Participants from ITN, Deutsche Telekom, Aframe, The Farm, and Sony will be discussing the current issues and future predictions surrounding UHD and the future of broadcast industry, in a panel moderated by conference chairman, Jon Ive, director of technology and strategic insight, IABM.
Ericsson aims to drive the evolution in TV experiences on all screens and devices across the entire TV and video value chain. Its TV Anywhere vision brings modern technologies to the TV world, enabling TV service providers to combine the quality of service and content depth of pay-TV with the interactivity and multiscreen capabilities of OTT video. Ericsson places itself at the convergence of the media and IP worlds, enabling content owners, broadcasters and TV service providers to maximise the value of their content and the efficiency of video delivery to facilitate high quality TV Anywhere experiences.
The one-day conference takes place at BAFTA, London on 30 June as part of our first Strategy Week, in association with strategic partner IABM. Attendees can expect five days of in-depth discussion and networking opportunities, with a roundtable in association with Pebble Beach, webinars, and briefings.
In addition to panels and presentations, TVBEurope 2020 will offer delegates the opportunity to attend Masterclasses and network with peers, including a drinks reception to close to the event.