A New Program and Participants of the “Days of the Caucasian Cable Televisions and Media Industry – 2018”

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Here is a new program of the conference “Days of the Caucasian Cable Televisions and Media Industry – 2018” which is held in Tbilisi, September 26-27.

Conference Program 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 

Time Program Presenter Venue
10:00 – 10:30 REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS ….. Hotels&Preference Hualing Tbilisi
10:30 – 10:45

Opening of the International Conference “Days of the Caucasian Cable Televisions Media Industry – 2018”

  • Welcoming speeches
  • Video-roll


10:45 – 12:30 Session 1  -Speeches, Moderator Guram Beruashvili, chairman of the Georgian Cable Televisions Union   Hotels&Preference Hualing Tbilisi

Perspectives, current problems and challenges in the development of cable televisions in Georgia

 Cooperation between local TV-channels and cable operators, Must Carry/Must Offer in Georgia and miscarriages in the legislation

Must Carry and Must Offer, cooperation with local TV-Channels; Polish example

Jerzy Straszewski

Aspects of the transfer of TV-channels via cable televisions, Armenian example

Ararat Arushanyan

Market of Moldavian cable televisions, cooperation between local cable televisions and broadcasters

Vladimir Topal

 Market of Belarusian cable televisions; cooperation between local cable televisions and broadcasters

Peter Stankevich

Ceremony of signing the communique in support of the Georgian cable televisions

12:30 – 13:00 Coffe break …..
13:00 – 15:30 Session 2  Speeches ….. Hotels&Preference Hualing Tbilisi

 Situation in the German telecommunications market. Transmission of TV-channels with the support of analogue, digital, IP, OTT technologies

 Analysis of best practices how to reduce outflow of subscribers from cable televisions 

Dmitri Kolesov

 Widening of the service fee base and service of operators: OTT’s decisions, CDN, TV-Content, online translation and more

Gerasim Gadyan

Development  of TV Industry and Audience Preferences in Georgia

Ina Pirtskhalaishvili

 Development of media industry in leading European countries

Irina Sakhno 

 Transmission of illegal content in internet. Its impact on media and transit companies. Georgian example

Irakli Kasradze

Fight against Piratage, Latvian example

Ilmars Muuls

 Situation on internet market, Georgian example

Ucha Seturi


Avtandil Lomindaze

  New budgetary solution of the company Astro Strobel in the production of head gadgets

German Geer
15:30 – 16:30 Lunch  …..
16:30 – 18:00 Session 3  Content Show, Presentations of New Channels ….
18:00 – 18:30 Free time ….
18:30 – 20:00 Dinner …. Hotels&Preference Hualing Tbilisi

Thursday, September 27 2018 

Time Program   Venue
10:00 – 17:00 Excursion Hosted by “Digital TV Family”

17:00 – 20:00 Free time  
20:00 — Clossing dinner   

Restaurant “Tavaduri”

Left bank of the Mtkvari River, Mushtaid garden


Pay attention on the list of participants: on the conference you will have an opportunity to meet representatives of companies and organizations from Georgia, Armenia, Russia, Azerbaijan, the Baltic States, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Britain, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, France, Spain, USA, Israel, Kazakhstan, Turkey and others.

Conference Agenda

– Cooperation between transit companies and local TV-channels. Who pays to whom, how much and why? Must Carry and Must Offer. Situation in Georgia and analysis of the intarnational practice.

– Perspectives and current situation with regars to the development of DTH, IP, OTT technologies.

– Development and problems of the cable televisions.

– Importance of the quality content in modern industry and media industry in Georgia – Forms and sources of pirate gadgets in the Georgian market, influence over business operators, methods to gight against piracy.

– Content show and new channels will be presented

Dear Colleagues, please send your proposals and opinions about interesting and urgent topics you wish to discuss.

For the participation in the Conference, please take registration procedures.
During the Conference, participants will be able to make presentations and arrange show-rooms. For that, please send the applications to corresponding registration format

Venue of the Conference is the Tbilisi Sea City, Hotel “Hotels&Preference Hualing Tbilisi”. Adress: Hualing, Tbilisi Sea new City www.hotelspreference.ge

Participants of the conference can book the hotel “BigBeg”. Adress: Tbilisi, Telavi st. N5; +995 32 274 64 59; +995 32 274 68 88

(transfer is provided from the Hotel BigBeg to the conference venue)

Please, send your requests for booking the room in the hotel no later September 15 to the email adress: conference@cable-tv.ge  

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