Podcast: Takeaways from Connected TV World Summit

Podcast: Takeaways from Connected TV World Summit
The Media Leader Podcast

In a special edition of The Media Leader Podcast, editor-in-chief Omar Oakes and reporter Jack Benjamin reported live from last week’s Connected TV World Summit in London.

The pair discussed a number of topics in the world of TV that cropped up at the conference, such as the development and increasing popularity of free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channels, the importance of TV operating systems to creating discoverability for broadcasters and how media planners and buyers should be considering TV and the broader medium of “video” in 2024.

Also featured are snippets from throughout the event, including an interview with Sky Media investment director Ruth Cartwright, a presentation by Wavemaker chief strategy and planning officer Elliott Millard and more.

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0:37: Highlights from day 1: new remote controls; the development of smart TV operating systems; subscription bundling

3:48: Sky’s Ruth Cartwright on the importance of measurement and collaboration

5:00: Retail media comes to TV

6:31: Highlights from day 2: everything is “video” now

13:40: What is and isn’t working in FAST

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