Videonet is a leading source of strategic insight, analysis and news about post-convergence television. We explore the challenges and opportunities for the TV industry as it introduces more on-demand content and evolves towards multi-screen delivery, companion experiences and a hybrid broadcast/IP connected TV universe. Focusing on the user experience, the business models and technologies that are both driving and being shaped by convergence, we are read by Pay TV operators, broadcasters and content owners, CE vendors, online video service providers and advertisers, among others.
Videonet operates the website www.v-net.loc and publishes regular newsletters that are complemented by â€˜show dailiesâ€™ from major industry events. Our in-depth industry reports (packaged within e-magazines distributed around key exhibitions), webcasts, webinars, video interviews and blogs provide thought leadership from senior executives across the TV ecosystem.
Is the official social media partner for IBC and hosted the official IBC blog in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Manages the most popular dedicated LinkedIn Groups for Connected TV, 3DTV and Multiplatform TV/
We produce the annual Connected TV Summit, bringing together the key stakeholders for hybrid online and broadcast TV innovations.
We also produce the annual Future TV Advertising Forum, delivering the latest thinking from the advertising and TV communities.
Who we are
John Moulding, Editor
John joined Videonet as Editor at the start of 2010, having spent over 10 years writing about digital TV and the long list of technologies and distribution models that simultaneously disrupted and enriched the television business. With Videonet he is focused on the unstoppable march towards connected, multi-screen entertainment experiences and what this means for key stakeholders including Pay TV operators, broadcasters, advertisers and the CE industry. John was Editor of Cable & Satellite International (now CSI) for six years before helping launch New Video Technology, and helped develop and research the conference programmes for the IPTV World Series from 2006-07.
Katrina Coyne, Business Development Director
Katrina is responsible for sales and marketing across all conference and publishing activities, including Videonet. Prior to joining Videonet, she was Advertisement Director at Informa Telecoms and Media and FT Business for 12 years, helping to establish Digital TV Europe (formerly Cable & Satellite Europe) magazine and its associated digital TV conferences as consistent market-leading products. Katrina started her career at ICOM Publications where she managed the Middle East and Asia-Pacific broadcast and satellite magazines, before joining FT Business in 1998.
Justin Lebbon, Publisher
Justin Lebbon launched Hubble Media in 2009 and oversees the development of its Videonet publishing business and the Connected TV Summit and Future TV Advertising Forum events. He was previously Head of Strategic Development at Junction (now Informa Telecoms & Media) where he helped launch the IPTV World Series of events globally and grow the portfolio (which includes IPTV World Forum) into a leading conference and exhibition brand. Justin has worked in the digital TV industry since 2002. Until 2005 he was Sales Manager/Publisher with Cable & Satellite International (now CSI) where, among other things, he launched the CSI Product of the Year Awards at IBC.