Digital Broadcasting Africa Forum 2016

Date: 11 – 13 May 2016
Location:Lagos, Nigeria
Theme:The pan-Africa transition: Achieving digital migration success
Venue: Eko Hotels & Suites

This event builds on the successful Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum Africa events that have taken place over the last decade, and recognises the changes that have taken place in broadcasting during that time. These events have helped policy makers, regulators and operators from the African broadcasting and ICT sectors to map out their strategies for digital switchover.

The Digital Broadcasting Forum 2016 will provide an excellent opportunity for participants to learn from each other about successes in the field of digital broadcasting, as well as the challenges posed for the future. Solutions to these challenges and the opportunities available for digital broadcasting will be examined through interactive sessions led by global knowledge leaders. The audience will be composed of policymakers, regulators, broadcasters, content developers, network infrastructure providers, operators, equipment manufacturers and opinion leaders.

Key Topics:

      • Broadcast Technology Trends
      • Next Generation Entertainment
      • Creation of Local Content
      • Digital Migration and Spectrum Allocation
      • Financial and Business Considerations
      • The consumer Perspective
      • Digital Radio
      • Achieving Digital Inclusion
      • Financial and Business Considerations

Why Attend:

      • Discuss technical and practical transition challenges across the continent
      • Review regulatory approaches to digital broadcasting
      • Understand the growth in broadband connectivity and its impact on broadcasting
      • Discover new initiatives in local content production for global audiences
      • Recognise the potential of second screens on digital platforms
      • Benchmark your roll-out strategy for free-to-air and pay-TV services
      • Assess the latest funding and investment trends for digital broadcasting

Hosted By:

The event was an opportunity for broadcasters in the industry to share experiences. Kyeyune Helen, Head, Telecom & Broadcasting, UCC
Very well-organised event with content and resource persons of repute.Phaza Butale, Legal Advisor, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Botswana
The event reached my expectations, and I would like to congratulate the host country, sponsors, speakers, support staff and all participants.Isidoro Pedro Silva, Chairman, INCM, Mozambique

Further Information:

Speaking, sponsorship and exhibition opportunities now available. For more information on the programme please contact:
Robert Hayman, Manager, International Events
44 (0) 208 600 3800
44 (0) 208 600 3819