New panellists announced for Futuresource Consulting’s next London summit

Futuresource Consulting has revealed details of additional speakers for its New Content Horizons event. Subtitled ‘Maintaining the Now, Harnessing the Next’, the conference will take place at London’s Ham Yard Hotel on Tuesday 2 June.

EE senior manager of network strategy Matt Stagg, The Box Plus Network managing director Matt Rennie and thePlatform general manager Europe Simon McGrath will all participate in the event, which has been devised to explore the new business opportunities within the broadcast and video entertainment sectors.

Specific topics to be addressed during the half-day afternoon summit will include:

How robust is pay TV against the challenge of OTT? Who will be the winners and losers?

Premium sports – The ‘jewel in the crown’: Multiplatform rights, digital strategies, the role and threat of OTT, aggregation vs direct to consumer.

Mobile operators’ content strategies: Differentiation in a crowded landscape.

The studio challenge: Windows, SVoD – destructive or disruptive – maintaining control.

Socialising discovery: The increasing importance of search and recommendation and the role of social media.

The relationship between hardware and content: The where, how and why of content consumption, and the devices that could emerge on top.

4K and beyond: 3D all over again? When will 8K surpass 4K… and does the consumer care?

For a full programme, and to register, please visit

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