Join IBC365 on-demand to explore the questions around the development of 8K content and the unclear business models to support 4K/UHD content, does this mean the end of 8K before it’s even started? 

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Ian Nock, Founder and Principal Consultant, Fairmile West


Ian Nock

Having worked since the birth of Digital TV and through the transition to TV Everywhere Internet based delivery, Ian Nock leads the consulting company Fairmile West. Ian’s expertise covers glass to glass product, technology, strategy, and delivery consultancy at all levels and has been behind the launch of 20+ major consumer services across Europe on satellite, cable, IPTV and OTT, that cover millions of customers right up to the present.

Ian also is engaged in the development and promotion of next generation Video and Audio technologies and services through being the Chair of the Ultra HD Forum Interoperability Group since 2017 and working to promote the industry as the Chair of the IET Media Technical Network from 2018 to 2021, continuing as an executive member and working as a STEM Ambassador.

Ian is a member of the SMPTE, IET, IEEE, RTS and Fellow of the SCTE: The Society for Broadband Professionals.

He blogs on the Fairmile West company blog, on LinkedIn and can be found on Twitter at @iannock. Ian also runs the Digital TV Professionals LinkedIn group.

Prashant Chothani, CEO, Travelxp

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Prashant Chothani 

Prashant Chothani is the CEO of Travelxp, having launched world’s first 4K HDR channel, Travelxp 4K HDR in North America, Europe, MENA, Asia Pacific, South America & Australia. Travelxp is localised in 25+ languages and distributed globally in 110+ countries to over 200+ million homes, and available across FAST Channels and a SVOD service across devices.


Keran Boyd, Caretta Research

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Keran Boyd

Keran is a research analyst at Caretta Research with over 10 years experience in running content programmes for B2B media houses, most recently leading the content at the IBC Show. She has global experience working with mediatech and broadcast firms, and has a strong personal interest in climate action. Keran has an LLB from the University of Cape Town and an MSc from the University of Dundee.