Press Release

ANGA COM 2024: First Top Speakers and new Features – Ticket Shop open

  • Exhibition and Conference for Broadband, Television & Online from 14 to 16 May 2024 in Cologne / Germany
  • Already over 400 exhibitor registrations from 35 countries
  • First list of top speakers from the broadband and media industry
  • Topic areas: fiber optics, media distribution, connectivity and AI
  • Third day completely free of charge with a focus on in-house networks, open access, civil engineering and municipalities
  • Extended cooperations with international associations and partners
  • New topic area financing and investors
  • Ticketing: LinkedIn integration and new ticket for young professionals
  • Register now: ticket shop at

Cologne/Germany, 18 January 2024 |  Four months before its start, ANGA COM, Europe's leading Exhibition and Conference for Broadband, Television & Online, has already exceeded the threshold of 400 exhibitors from 35 countries. The date is 14 to 16 May 2024 in Cologne/Germany. At ANGA COM, network operators, vendors and content providers will meet in Europe's largest metropolitan region for broadband and media. The ticket shop for conference and exhibition visitors is now open on the website

Key topics in 2024 include: fiber optics, media distribution, connectivity and the potential of artificial intelligence in these three areas. This year, ANGA COM offers a particularly large number of innovations in terms of content and organization:

  • Strategy programme: Expansion of cooperations with international associations and partners, in particular with reports on the Europe-wide FTTH roll-out and media topics; new topic area financing and investors.
  • Technology programme: The programme section technology will be completely revised, streamlined and the practical relevance further expanded.
  • Free of charge exhibition and conference day: On Thursday, 16 May 2024, attendance at ANGA COM, including the entire conference programme, is completely free of charge. On this day, the focus will be on the topics in-house networks, open access, civil engineering and municipalities, which are particularly important for the fiber optic roll-out.
  • Innovation Stage: Following the successful premiere in 2023, there will once again be a modern presentation stage directly in the exhibition hall. Here, the topics media distribution, streaming, OTT and connectivity will be expanded once again.
  • Ticketing: The ticketing system newly introduced in 2023 will be expanded; it includes a new networking feature for LinkedIn and offers a discounted ticket for young professionals.

The following speakers, among others, have already confirmed their participation in the conference programme with more than 50 strategy and technology panels:

  • Dr. Kerstin Baumgart, Director Wholesale & Member of the Board, Telekom Deutschland
  • Dr. Niklas Brambring, CEO, Zattoo
  • Jan Georg Budden, CEO and Co-Founder, Deutsche GigaNetz
  • Valentina Daiber, Chief Officer Legal & Corporate Affairs, Member of the Board, Telefónica Deutschland
  • Susanne Fabry, Board Member Network, RheinEnergie
  • Katharina Frömsdorf, Chief Platforms & Growth Officer, Seven.One Entertainment Group & CEO Joyn
  • Marcel de Groot, COO Consumer Business, Vodafone Deutschland
  • Andreas Laukenmann, Chief Consumer Officer, Telefónica Deutschland
  • Timo von Lepel, Managing Director, NetCologne
  • Inga Leschek, Programme Managing Director RTL, RTL+, RTL Deutschland
  • Gerhard Mack, Chairman, metrofibre
  • Sabine de Mardt, Managing Director & Producer, Gaumont
  • Wolfgang Metze, Managing Director Private Customers, Telekom Deutschland
  • Markus Oswald, CEO, Tele Columbus
  • Andreas Pfisterer, CEO, Deutsche Glasfaser
  • Andre Prahl, Chief Distribution Officer, RTL Deutschland / Managing Director, RTL Technology
  • Jens Prautzsch, CEO, Unsere Grüne Glasfaser
  • Philippe Rogge, CEO, Vodafone Deutschland
  • Stefan Rüter, CCO, OXG Glasfaser
  • Dr. Christoph Schneider, Country Director, Prime Video DE/AT & Managing Director, Amazon Digital Germany
  • Clement Schwebig, President Western Europe & Africa, Warner Bros. Discovery
  • Sascha Schwingel, CEO, UFA
  • Elke Walthelm, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director, Sky Deutschland

A preliminary list of speakers is available here  on the ANGA COM website. The complete conference programme will be published in March.  

Dr. Peter Charissé, CEO ANGA COM: “We are particularly pleased about the increased demand of new exhibitors and operators of fiber optic networks. The Cologne area is and remains the heart of the telecommunications and media industry; there is no other place in Germany and Europe where so many market leaders have such short distances. The market significance of ANGA COM is also reflected in the list of speakers already confirmed for the conference programme at this early stage. Cologne is the only place where the entire top league meets.”

Registration for conference and exhibition visitors is possible online; there will be no ticket sales on-site. Tickets for the exhibition are available for 25.- Euros. Participation in the regular conference programme is possible from 140.- Euros, for young professionals (people under 30 years) for not more than 40.- Euros. On the third day, Thursday, 16 May 2024, participation in the exhibition and conference programme is completely free of charge.

All information on stand booking, sponsoring and promotion is available on the website. Further details on the event and numerous statements of leading representatives from the fiber optics, broadband and media industry can be found in the fact sheet. The website also provides a wide range of videos and photos.

ANGA COM is Europe's leading Exhibition and Conference for Broadband, Television & Online. It brings together network operators, vendors and content providers on all issues of the broadband and media distribution. The last ANGA COM counted 470 exhibitors from 35 countries and 22,000 participants from more than 80 countries. Amongst the participants were 520 network and platform operators serving more than 200 million households all over Europe, as well as 250 media companies. 41 percent of the participants belonged to the senior management. The next show date is 14 to 16 May 2024 in Cologne / Germany.