Michael Comish (pictured), has been announced as the Honoured Keynote speaker for TVBEurope’s Next TV Summit, and the Next TV Digital Innovation Awards have been added to the programme. Michael Comish, group digital officer, Tesco, and founder and CEO, Blinkbox will speak at the conference at London’s BAFTA on 11 June.
Comish will discuss the rising cost of premium content, the growing subscriber base for video on demand and the issues surrounding the commissioning of original content.
The Next TV Digital Innovation Awards have been added to London’s event programme. Previous winners of the Next TV Innovation Award include James Packer, president, worldwide television and digital distribution, Lionsgate; Albert Cheng, EVP, chief product officer, Disney/ABC Television; and Ted Sarandos, chief content officer, Netflix.
The summit will offer panel discussions and keynote presentations with sessions covering multiscreen versus pure OTT, the rising cost of premium content and the popularity of reality programming for online and OTT providers, plus much more.
Delegates can listen to topics such as social media and how technology is advancing the quality of TV, IPTV and the OTT viewer experience. There are also several networking opportunities throughout the day during coffee breaks, lunch and at the evening cocktail party. Book your tickets now to save £100 off the normal ticket price with the early bird discount, which is available until 4 April.