Media stakeholders will be focusing on ethics, regulatory environment and technology at this year’s Africast.
According to the organisers of the event, the National Broadcasting Commission, Africast — a broadcast, content, and digital entertainment event — will hold from October 24 to 26 in Lagos.
It said the programme, which was themed ‘Broadcast Content: Synergy, Finance and Market’, would be a convention for media stakeholders to come together and explore the latest trends, innovations, and opportunities in the sector.
The NBC said key themes that would be discussed include: Broadcasting technologies and innovation: showcasing the latest advancements in broadcasting technologies; connectivity and infrastructure; multichannel distribution and OTT platforms: examining the rise of streaming platforms, technology, and services; media ethics and regulatory landscape: Addressing issues with media ethics, content regulation.
The Director General of NBC, Balarabe Ilelah, added, “We are excited to present Africast 2023, an exceptional gathering that celebrates the growth, creativity, and innovation in Nigerian and African broadcasting and media industry.
“This convention is a must-attend for anyone passionate about shaping the future of broadcasting and media in Nigeria, Africa, and the world as we explore cutting-edge technologies, trends, and strategies that will drive the broadcast media industry in Africa forward.”