Press Release

Preview ANGA COM 2019: Conference Agenda with 4 new Summits

Cologne/Germany, 12 March 2019 | Three months before the start of ANGA COM 2019, 450 exhibitors have already registered for over 95 percent of the exhibition space of the previous year. With that the international Exhibition and Conference for Broadband, Television & Online is expecting renewed growth in exhibition space. ANGA COM will take place in Cologne/Germany from 4 to 6 June 2019.

This year, the highlights of the conference programme will be four summit discussions: The International Content Summit, the International CTO Summit, the German Broadband Summit and a new German Media Summit.

International Content Summit and International CTO Summit

Speakers at the high-ranking International Content Summit on 4 June are: Thomas Christensen (CEO, Nordija), Jeroen Ghijsen (Founder & CEO, Metrological), Marc Antoine d’Halluin (Chairman of the Board, M7 Group), Philippe Oliva (Executive Vice President of Sales and Products, Eutelsat), Jean-Marc Racine (Chief Product Officer and General Manager of EMEAR, Synamedia), Wilfried Urner (CEO, HD PLUS) and Christoph Vilanek (CEO, freenet).

At the International CTO Summit, also on the first day of the event, the following participants are expected: Colin Buechner (Managing Director Access Network, Liberty Global), Michael Fränkle (Senior Vice President Networks & CTO, TDC Group), Thomas Helbo (EVP, Fixed Technology, Tele2), Gerhard Mack (CTO, Vodafone Deutschland), Steve McCaffery (President International, ARRIS Group) and Axel Sihn (Managing Partner & CEO, WISI).
Broadband Summit on Fiber Roll-Out, Media Summit on Streaming

On 5 June 2019, the German Broadband Summit and the German Media Summit will take place. The Broadband Summit is titled "Fiber Roll-Out on the Test Bench", the Media Summit will discuss the topic "Streaming as a Game Changer for Film and Television". The following participants have already confirmed for the two summit events: Dr. Thomas Bellut (Chairman, ZDF), Oliver Berben (Managing Board Television, Digital Media, Entertainment, Constantin Film), Dr. Manuel Cubero (Chief Commercial Officer, Vodafone Deutschland), Matthias Dang (Managing Director Marketing, Technology & Data, Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland), Timm Degenhardt (CEO, Tele Columbus), Dr. Christian Franckenstein (CEO, Bavaria Film), Timo von Lepel (Managing Director, NetCologne), Uwe Nickl (Managing Director, Deutsche Glasfaser), Winfried Rapp (CEO, Unitymedia), Dr. Christoph Schneider (Managing Director, Amazon Prime Video Germany), Norbert Westfal (Spokesperson of the Management Board, EWE TEL / EWE Vertrieb) and Dr. Dirk Wössner (Member of the Management Board for Germany, Deutsche Telekom). Ina Karabasz (Handelsblatt) will moderate the Broadband Summit, Thomas Lückerath ( will be the moderator of the Media Summit.

36 conference panels on broadband and media topics

Topics of the 36 conference panels include Fiber, 5G, AppTV, Smart City, Internet of Things, Smart Home, Cloud TV, Copyright, Media Policy and Personalized TV. Within the core areas of ANGA COM, the topics Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Start-Ups and Cyber Security will be especially expanded. The complete ANGA COM conference programme will be published at the end of March.

Broadband Day Smart City

On 6 June 2019, ANGA COM, the Federal Broadband Bureau and the Association of Telecommunications and Value-Added Service Providers (VATM) will organize a joint Broadband Day for the second time. After the successful premiere in 2018, the topic Smart City will be in focus this year. The Broadband Day offers free access for all visitors upon prior online registration. The Opening Discussion „Smart City and 5G“ will join: Dr. Christoph Clément (Member of the Management Board, Vodafone Deutschland), Wolfgang Kopf (Head of Central Division Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Deutsche Telekom), Timo von Lepel (Managing Director, NetCologne), Dr. Tobias Miethaner (Head of the Digital Society Directorate-General at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure), Bernd Thielk (Managing Director, and Martin Witt (Management Board, 1&1 Drillisch / Chairman of the Board, 1&1 Telecommunication).

Online Ticket Shop for Conference, Exhibition and ANGA COM Night 

The visitor registration for conference and exhibition as well as for the evening event ANGA COM Night in the Rheinterrassen on 4 June 2019 is available online. An admission ticket to the exhibition costs 22.- Euros for three days upon prior online registration (ticket office on-site: 35.- Euros), conference season tickets start at 100.- Euros.