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Key leaders from broadcasters and pay-TV distributors in the key Nordic region have confirmed their presence at plan to meet and debate collaboration at the Northern Waves TV Conference.

northernwaves 14May2019Northern Waves TV aims to become the platform for the TV industry to meet, network and cooperate on key technology and business areas of premium streaming services. The topics this year will range from investments of TV content hosting platforms, Android TV deployments, broadcaster DTC services and ad-insertion within pay-TV distributor services.

One of the highlights of the show that will take place on 23 May in Oslo will be the Leadership Panel: Cooperation without Competition. The debate will include topics on how broadcasters and pay-TV operators plan to collaborate with the introduction of digital advertisements within streaming pay-TV services. The agenda also covers the topic on how the streaming service owners plan to share and control the user-data and information that may be needed for use between operators and broadcasters and asks who owns the user?

An introductory presentation is planned to be made by Henke Erichsen, CTO & CIO of Telenor-owned Nordics pay-TV operator Canal Digital and will also include the CEO of Discovery Norway Tine Jensen and CEO of Norwegian DTT operator Riks TV which has launched a new linear OTT TV streaming service called Strim. Heads of the TV business units of Com Hem in Sweden, Jessica Andersson, and Telia Norway, Espen Åtland, will also join the panel discussion.

The conference which is hosted by Norwegian TV tech solution provider Norigin Media. The show’s full agenda and registration is available at www.northernwaves.tv