Pay-TV Innovation Forum | March - September 2018

London, New York, Singapore and Amsterdam.


Interested in particpating in our 2018 programme? Contact us.*

*Please note that the Forum is designed for pay-TV and OTT service providers and content owners. Although we are unable to invite vendors and journalists to our industry seminars, we are very happy to share summary findings and provide individual briefings. Please get in touch to find out more.


In its third year, the programme looks to address some of the key opportunities and challenges facing pay-TV service providers and content owners. It will explore how pay-TV businesses must transform themselves in the OTT era, which technologies, products and services could help unlock new growth opportunities in a disrupted TV industry, and where service providers and content owners can establish closer collaboration to drive innovation across the industry.



View our latest news releases:

NAGRA and MTM Launch the 2018 Pay-TV Innovation Forum, Focusing on New Opportunities for Pay-TV Providers and Content Owners

Pay-TV Innovation Forum Reveals the 2018 Priorities for European Providers

NAGRA and MTM Unveil the North American Findings of the 2018 Pay-TV Innovation Forum
​(Download the related brief)


Following a consultation with pay-TV and content industry executives at the start of 2018, this year’s programme will cover key topics including:

  • Convergence of pay-TV and OTT services and what that means for businesses and consumers
  • Changing consumer expectations and the future of content distribution and user experience
  • Advancements in analytics, Big Data and AI, allowing pay-TV providers to better serve their customers
  • Changing nature of piracy and new approaches to content protection in a multiplatform world
  • New business models and strategies that will drive the next phase of growth for the industry

The 2018 programme will run from March to September 2018 and will include a global analysis of pay-TV service provider product and service portfolios, a wide range of in-depth interviews and surveys with leading industry participants, and a series of regional seminars kicking off in the U.K. on March 19th, followed by New York on May 23rd and Singapore on June 27th. A flagship final report, summarising the key findings from the programme, will be launched at IBC in September 2018.





Get your copy of one of the most comprehensive reports yet on the global state of innovation in the pay-TV industry. Providing valuable insights and a year-over-year comparison with 2016 findings, it highlights some of the most important challenges facing pay-TV providers and content owners, exploring key market trends, the impact of piracy and perspectives on the most attractive areas of opportunity and innovation priorities – in Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and North America.

View  the 2017 Global Findings Press Release

View the 2016 Global Findings Press Release

You can also learn about the 2016 & 2017 regional findings in our press releases for North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia, located in our Newsroom, and check out our SlideShare page for related presentations!
Recent articles and latest interviews with pay-TV executives can be found in our Newsroom or at the bottom of this page.

About the Pay-TV Innovation Forum

Launched in 2016 by NAGRA and leading international research and strategy consultancy MTM, the Pay-TV Innovation Forum is a major international initiative that seeks to explore and catalyse innovation and growth across the pay-TV industry, at a time of unprecedented change and disruption.
Come back often for news and updates on our latest edition!

White Papers

Get the Pay-TV Innovation Forum white paper series

Key Takeaways from the Pay-TV Innovation Forum’s U.S. Seminar

Brief – June 2018

The Global Pay-TV Innovation Landscape: Industry Perspectives on a Year of Change

White Paper – September 2017

The Global Pay-TV Innovation Landscape: Industry Perspectives on Challenges and Opportunities

White Paper – September 2016

The Pay-TV Innovation Landscape in Latin America

White Paper - September 2016

The Pay-TV Innovation Landscape in North America

White Paper - August 2016

Mapping the European Pay-TV Landscape

White Paper - July 2016

The Pay-TV Innovation Landscape in Asia Pacific

White Paper - August 2016