Online TV - not just Netflix

With multi-million pound commissions the world of online TV may seem to be all about the big corporations but there are niches and more for smaller agile players. The challenge is how to build the right audience and the revenue streams to make them economically viable. Special interest channels, from horses to sailing, are starting to use online distribution to reach their audiences. While improvements in streaming technology are making business plan viable and the process easier, the potential audience still needs to know that you’re out there.

BBC World Service

The BBC World Service is currently undergoing its biggest ever expansion, adding twelve new language services and investing more into digital innovation, increasing its TV output and expanding its overseas operations.  The aim is make the BBC’s trusted news and content more accessible to audiences around the world – specifically, to reach 500 million people worldwide by the BBC’s 100th anniversary in 2022.


With over 40 award wins it is one of the most decorated children’s shows of all time - four successive BAFTA’s and a Prix Jeunesse for best children’s show of the last 50 years

Join us for an evening with the creators of Horrible Histories - the producers, historians, writers, composers, and stars - as they talk us through what makes the show so unique, and what has kept it running into its 7th series. With plenty of discussion and clips to illustrate.

RTS Cambridge Review

The session is chaired by Tabitha Elwes - Head of Media, CIL Management Consultants
Panellists include: 
Lucy Aitkens - Head of Public Affairs, Sky
Alex Stepney - Senior Public Affairs Manager, Virgin Media .
Toby Syfret - Director of TV Research, Enders Analysis

IBC Review 2017 - in association with the IET

Kate Bulkley will chair our panel of experts, who will guide you through the fifteen halls of exhibitions across the RAI with the pick of the 1,700 exhibitors spanning the creation, management and delivery of electronic media and entertainment. In addition you'll get the overview of the hottest sessions and timely topics featured in the Conference which this year had more than 90 sessions, 5 Streams, and 400+ Speakers.

IBC Review

Wednesday 4th October IBC  at the QMC at Basingstoke in the Central Studio. 1900 to 1930 Tea and Coffee and light refreshments . Panel discussion from 1930 to 2100  which includes questions and answers from the floor.


Broadcasters, platform operators, giant social media companies, telecoms companies – they all share the still large sums of money flowing from those who consume media on the many screen devices.

So who’s on the up, who’s going down? What’s the ultimate effect of the online revolution? Which sectors have the best plan for the future?  Who’s coming up with the ideas that will spell success and revenue in the years to come?