Q&A: Gregory Goldfedib about ABTA 2016 results and LatAm IPTV/OTT market perspectives
From 29th June to 1st July Infomir company was participating in ABTA 2016 international exhibition in São Paulo, where they presented new models of MAG Set-Top Boxes and an updated Stalker Middleware. Gregory Goldfedib, CEO of Infomir USA, shares his impressions about the event.
Did ABTA 2016 match your scale and importance expectations?
We took part in it for the second time and we noticed the substantial growth of professionals among the exhibition visitors. All the represented technologies can be tentatively divided into 4 categories: IPTV, OTT, DRM, content. It is nice to see that most of the visitors are interested in the high-quality solutions, adaptable for LatAm market. The exhibition is definitely a key event not only for Brazil, but for the entire Latin America region.
Which of represented Infomir’s products and solutions gained the biggest attention of exhibition visitors?
Talking about Set-Top Boxes, MAG254 was naturally the favorite, as it is now certified by ANATEL, National Telecommunications Agency of Brazil. As for software, Stalker Middleware gains a stable interest every year throughout the world. It is a universal solution for LatAm market, as it allows small operators launch their projects without massive investments.
As to you, which are the perspectives of IPTV/OTT market in LatAm market?
ABTA 2016 is an obvious example of the LatAm interactive TV market great potential. And this is not a subjective opinion; it is proved by dozens marketing analyses of the region. It’s expected that the marked doubles before 2018. Of course, we are glad to see such forecasts and are eager to contribute to region’s development by offering high-quality products and solutions considering all of the specialties of the region.
We thank ABTA 2016 coordinators for an opportunity to show our company’s elaborations to LatAm market players and everyone, who attended our stand at the exhibition. Ahead there are a lot of events all around the world, where you can meet Infomir team, and ABTA 2017, for sure. That’s why we do not say goodbye, we say see you soon!