iStreamPlanet's European GM to Join Panel at SPORTELMonaco

The Future of 'TV Anywhere' for Sports

iStreamPlanet, a leading provider of live and on-demand streaming-video solutions, today announced that Khurram Siddiqui, iStreamPlanet's VP and general manager over Europe, will participate in a panel discussion entitled "TV Anywhere: 2014 Technology Forecast" at Sportel Monaco, the international sports convention for television and new media. The session will take place Oct. 16 at 5-6 p.m.

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Panelists will discuss how sport channels and federations can best meet the growing demand for sport content on PCs, tablets, and mobile phones, including a discussion of revenue opportunities. They will also explore how content developed for an interactive experience must evolve in order to offer a compelling and valuable experience to viewers.

About Khurram Siddiqui
As Vice President and GM Europe for iStreamPlanet, Siddiqui oversees all European technology operations in the company’s new European headquarters in London. Most recently, Siddiqui was Vice President Product Development for Comcast Sports Group helping the world’s largest media company set their digital strategy and develop innovative products to serve their viewers.

Previously Siddiqui served as Senior Director Broadcast Operations at Major League Baseball Advanced Media where he led a team of 130 personnel in IT, Broadcast Engineering, Studio Operations. Siddiqui helped build a number of innovative digital media products with MLBAM including MLB Instant Replay, featured by Time Magazine as one of the best inventions of 2008, the MLB.tv subscription service and the MLB At Bat App, the first app to deliver live streaming to the iPhone.

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A recognized industry leader in next-generation media technology design, Siddiqui has been working in information technology for over 20 years and has been at the forefront of digital media technologies for the past 10 years.

Siddiqui graduated cum laude from Kingston University, UK with a degree in Information Systems Design.

About iStreamPlanet
iStreamPlanet is a multiplatform managed broadcast solutions provider committed to bringing high-quality video experiences to connected audiences around the world. With over a decade of managed broadcast experience, iStreamPlanet has built a comprehensive offering of video workflow and content management products and services. iStreamPlanet's innovative approach has been chosen by the world's leading sports, entertainment, and technology brands including NBC, Turner Broadcasting, AMC Networks, the United States Olympic Committee, AT&T, Microsoft, and others. Founded in 2000, the privately held company is headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in Redmond, Wash., and London.

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