4. 11. 2022
Top-level executives from major market players and leading industry experts will discuss the latest developments in the connected TV market, unveil new products and services and provide exclusive insights in future trends at the 10th HbbTV Symposium and Awards on November 9-10 in Prague hosted by the HbbTV Association and the Czech Association of Commercial Television (AKTV).

The conference programme covers topics such as global TV and OTT developments, HbbTV in the Czech Republic, Targeted Advertising, conformance regimes and interoperability, open standards, audience measurement, specification update, technology trends and a look at the US market.

Speakers include Louay Bassbous (Fraunhofer FOKUS), Oliver Botti (Fincons), Bob Campbell (Eurofins Digital Testing), Fabio Guarnaccia (Mediaset), Frank Heineberg (RTL Deutschland), Ashley Horne (Simplestream), Juha Joki & Mika Kanerva (Sofia Digital), Ranjeet Kaur (DTG), Paul Martin (OBS), Kay Mysliwiec (ProSiebenSat.1), Daniele Novaga (Tivù), Raj Patel (Yotta), Angelo Pettazzi (HbbTV MEWG), Xavier Redon (Cellnex), Aniello Saulino & Pedro Valiente (Kineton), Stuart Savage (LG Electronics), Thomas Stockhammer (Qualcomm) and Moritz Wuttke (Konodrac).

The panel and round table discussions will be complemented by keynotes held by Vincent Grivet (HbbTV Association), Jan Vlček (AKTV), Paul Gray (Omdia), Jon Piesing (HbbTV Association) and Andre Prahl (Deutsche TV-Plattform). In the accompanying exhibition, leading market players will demonstrate new products and services.

The HbbTV Symposium 2022 will also host the 5th edition of the HbbTV Awards, showcasing and celebrating excellence in the HbbTV community. The prizes will be awarded at a prestigious ceremony in the evening of November 9.

Details on the HbbTV Symposium and Awards 2022, the conference programme, speakers, sponsors, media partners, event venue and recommended hotels can be found at

About the HbbTV Association
Hybrid broadcast broadband TV (or "HbbTV") is a global initiative developing a specification enabling the delivery of advanced and interactive TV and entertainment services to consumers through a combined use of both broadcast and broadband networks. The HbbTV specification is developed by industry leaders to improve the video experience of consumers on connected TV sets, set-top boxes and multiscreen devices. The HbbTV specification uses elements of existing specifications from other standards including OIPF, CEA, DVB, MPEG-DASH and W3C. With the incorporation of activities from the Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) in 2014 and Smart TV Alliance in 2016, HbbTV is able to address service providers and technology suppliers for IPTV services as well as the combined scope of broadcast and over-the-top (OTT) services.

HbbTV is organised as a non-profit association registered in Switzerland and has around 80 members which include all global TV manufacturers, the large European broadcasters and TV platforms as well as a vast array of global technology and chipset vendors. More information:

Contact HbbTV Association:
Angelo Pettazzi
Chair HbbTV Marketing and Education Working Group (MEWG)
Tel: +39 335 7614 596

Press Contact:
Thomas Fuchs
Fuchs Media Consult GmbH
Tel: +49 171 4483 168

About the Czech Association of Commercial Television
The Czech Association of Commercial Television (AKTV) was formed in 2017 as an association of terrestrial television broadcasting operators with the goal of defending, supporting and promoting the common interests of commercial broadcasters in the Czech Republic. The founding members of the Association are the Nova, Prima and Óčko television networks. More information:

Contact Czech Association of Commercial Television:
Marie Fianová
AKTV Secretary
Tel: +420 724 442 935
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