Nextv Series debates pay TV through OTT in Colombia

Nextv Series Colombia 2019 will meet next June 27th at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogota with more than 30 executives from the main TV, OTT and online video companies from Colombia and the Andean region to discuss the future of the industry. The panel ‘OTT Pay TV and the  revolution of direct to consumer’ will feature Ernesto Carreño, Head of Marketing of DirecTV Colombia, Julio Cesar Gomez, General Manager of Tele VVD, Jose Luiz Ribeiro, Regional Sales Director Latam of Alpha Networks, and Luis Redondo, CEO of Globalplay.

The panel will discuss on the pay TV offer services outside the network through OTT; the skinny bundles role in Latin America, the pay TV offer without STBs for smart TVs, and the programmers direct to consumer model challenge and third-party OTTs integration.

Carreño will focus on the strategic vision behind DirecTV Go, the new linear OTT service and ‘stand alone’ VOD that the company launched ‘independent from the satellite service for Colombia and Chile, and that, at the same time, can strengthen de DTH offer’. Gomez will analyze opportunities and barriers of the OTT (play) platform that is still being developed by Tele VVD, and Redondo will evaluate the results of pay TV service projects through OTT of Globalplay.

The event will be organized by Dataxis. Registrations can be made through the event’s website, available here.