Tuesday 14th May

    Day

  • DAY 1
  • Networking Activities
  • One-to-One Sessions
  • Panel Discussions
  • Others

  • 14:00 - 14:10

    Welcoming Address  

  • 14:10 - 14:20

    Industry Overview  

  • 14:20 - 15:05 | 45 mins

    How can international music streaming platform successfully enter the African Market?  

    With the rise of 3G/4G smartphone penetration in Africa, operators and content providers can now build digital media strategies for Africa. Music streaming has developed quickly all over the world. What is the situation and challenges in the region ?

    Speakers:

    John Ajah- CEO- Spinlet
    Arnold Mhlamvu-Music Content Manager-Simfy Africa

  • 15:05 - 15:45

    Mobile Money: Africa a cashless continent? Integration of payment for Pay TV/ OTT  

    Mobile money is extremely important in Africa and for pay TV & OTTs alike. This panel will discuss the state of African mobile money market and the implications for pay TV & digital content providers.

    Speakers:
    Rachel Nguli-Head Digital Financial Services-Safaricom MPESA

  • 15:45 - 16:15 | 30 mins

    Financing African movies and fiction  

    Demand for local African content is on the rise, and there is an emerging offer. Still, there is an obvious lack of resources for the content industry to become competitive at the regional level and globally.

    This panel will look at :

    -Line of funding available( Local and international)

    -Source of funding: crowdfunding, self funding or association with big media group?

    -Revenue Sharing

    Speakers:

    Duncan Irvine- Founder & CEO- Rapid Blue

    Alain Modot- Founder- Independent Producers Association

    George Adu-Boampong – Director of Corporate Affairs – Ghana Broadcasting Corporation 

  • 16:15 - 17:00 | 45 mins

    Evolution of eSports in Africa: The next major sport league  

    E-sports globally has become mainstream on digital platforms and is the focus of many new entrants.  This panel will discuss the specific situation of eSports in Africa, and in particular the opportunities for TV & OTTs.

    Speakers:

    Brad Kirby- Head of Esport- Kwésé TV
    Zeph Masote- Business Development Manager- IMG Media
    Sackie Shikufa – Sports Executive Producer-Namibian Broadcasting Corporation

     

  • 17:00

    End of Day 1  

  • 18:00

    Cocktail  

  • 19:30

    Gala Dinner  

  • 21:00

    After Party