15-19 July: Your guide to what’s happening this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

GSMA Mobile 360-Africa takes place from 16 -18 July, where Tech CEOs, senior executives, and other stakeholders across the African digital ecosystem will gather in Kigali to address trends and issues in mobile.

SMPTE Australia 2019 will hold a conference and exhibition from 17-19 July in Sydney. 

SMPTE will have a webcast Standards Meeting Outcome Summary on 18 July covering the latest updates in SMPTE standards activities and high-dynamic-range (HDR) metadata, specifically the standard SMPTE ST 2094, Dynamic Metadata for Color Volume Transformation. 

 

Company Announcements 

Netflix Inc will release Q2 2019 results on Wednesday.

Limelight Networks Inc will release Q2 2019 results on Wednesday.

Microsoft will release Q4 2019 earnings on Thursday.

 

Film and TV releases

Star-studded Disney remake of The Lion King is in cinemas on Friday.

 

On this day

16 July 2017 The BBC announces first ever female Doctor Who will be played by Jodie Whittaker.