China’s StarTimes Group to deliver DVB World 2020 keynote

Mr Xun Gu, the Managing Director of China’s StarTimes Group, will be the keynote speaker for DVB World 2020. The conference takes place in Valencia on 9–11 March.

StarTimes has established subsidiaries in more than 30 African countries and uses DVB standards to deliver terrestrial and satellite television services to millions of viewers. It is certainly one of the world’s biggest operators of DVB-based services.

In his Valencia keynote, Mr Gu will outline the opportunities and challenges, technical and financial, that StarTimes has encountered in the course of exploring new markets and partnerships. Having used DVB solutions for more than two decades, StarTimes continues to pay close attention to where new DVB technology is heading, with a view to identifying future opportunities to provide affordable digital TV, especially to viewers in developing countries.

As Managing Director, Mr Gu is responsible for expanding overseas markets for StarTimes Group and plays a pivotal role in bringing the Group into the international arena. He holds an EMBA from Peking University and has been a senior lawyer, with a master’s degree from Tsinghua University.

More on DVB World 2020

DVB World 2020 is on track to bring more than 200 participants to Valencia in March. The programme includes sessions delivered in partnership with the DASH Industry Forum and the Ultra HD Forum, alongside sessions focused on DVB-I, the evolution of broadcast technology, and 5G.

An optional pre-conference masterclass will provide guidance on deploying DVB-I services. The modules will be led by Unified Streaming, TP Vision and Sofia Digital.

Early Bird registration for DVB World 2020 is available until the end of January.

DVB World 2020 is sponsored by ANGACOM, Cellnex, Sisvel Group and Technicolor. Exhibition booths are still available.