MBT conference 2023

This year’s conference is held from 31st May to 1st June 2023 at the hotel Mediteran in Bečići, Budva, Montenegro. The organizer and host of the conference is Radio-difuzni centar (RDC) from Podgorica, Montenegro, with the support of the MBT Association.

The main topics of the conference are:

  • Broadcasting infrastructure and spectrum – energy efficiency and CO2 reduction, automation, network management, alternative energy sources, UHF spectrum protection
  • 5G broadcasting – new opportunities for broadcasters and network operators
  • DAB+ digital radio – development in the region; small scale DAB, an opportunity for small radio broadcasters


May 31, 2023
14:00 – 15:00Registration
15:00 – 15:10

Opening and welcome speeches

Armend Milla, State Secretary, Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism &  Tigran Vržina, MBT Association, President

15:10 – 15:30

Protecting UHF spectrum for broadcasting at WRC-23 and the value of DTT for Europe,

Lars Backlund, Secretary General of BNE

15:30 – 15:50

Antenna Solutions for 5G Broadcast / Next Generation TV,

Zoltan Metz, Broadcast Engineer, Sales Coordinator, Kathrein

15:50 – 16:10

OIV & RTV SLO 5G Broadcast project,

Radovan Lovasić, Broadcasting Systems Senior Expert, OIV

16:10 – 16:30

Flexiva GX ultra-compact analogue FM transmitters – improved power efficiency and CO2 emission reduction in FM broadcasting,

Aleander Kurz, Sales Director EMEA, GatesAir

16:30 – 16:50

Monitoring and testing solutions in broadcasting,

Bojan Nikolić, Sales Manager, IBIS instruments

16:50 – 17:10Coffee break
17:10 – 17:30

The global growth of DAB+,

Jacqueline Bierhorst, Vice-President of WorldDAB

17:30 – 17:50

Small Scale DAB in the UK – the route to increased listener choice,

Lawrence Galkoff, General Manager, Radioplayer Worldwide Ltd

17:50 – 18:10

Optimize the costs when building a DVB-T/T2 or DAB+ network,

Luis Grela, Managing Director, Tredess

18:10 – 18:20

DAB+ status in Slovenia,

Bojan Ramšak, Head of the development team, Oddajniki in zveze, RTV Slovenia

18:20 – 18:30

DAB+ status in Croatia,

Bruno Cigrovski, Head of Broadcasting Systems Department, OIV

18:30 – 18:40

DAB+ status in Serbia,

Sladjan Stanković, CTO, JP ETV

18:40 – 19:00

Aixtream 24/7 software for 5G audio reporting, DAB inhouse streaming applications and audio delivery to FM transmitters,

Tobias Dornbusch, Product Expert, Ferncast GmbH

20:00 – 23:00Gala dinner
June 1, 2023
09:00 – 09:20

Cutting Carbon Emissions with Next Generation Transmitters,

Maurice Uhlmann, Product Manager Terrestrial Transmitters, Rohde & Schwarz Gmbh & Co KG

09:20 – 09:40

History & Facts about PLISCH,

Georg Klauser, Engineer, Plisch,

09:40 – 10:00

ECRESO – FM transmitters and SmartFM,

Tatiana Lisman, Key account manager, WorldCast Systems

10:00 – 10:20

Energy savings in medium wave networks using MDCL technologies,

Viktor Vámos, Technical expert broadcasting services, Antenna Hungaria ZRT

10:20 – 10:40 Coffee break
10:40 – 11:00

Ultimate LIVE TV Contribution,

Michal Wyrzykowski, Technical Sales Engineer, Appear TV

11:00 – 11:20


Darko Bujanovic, Regional Sales Representative, Evertz Microsystems Ltd.

11:20 – 11:40

The opportunities and challenges of video over IP,

Andrej Zejn, Regional Sales Director, Net Insight

11:40 – 12:00

ATEME’s video delivery solutions,

Jean-Marie Vouemba, Solution Engineer – CEE, Ateme

12:00 – 12:20

How to secure, optimize your network and create value with 3 Enensys solutions: monitoring, targeted advertising and IP transport and switching,

Audrey Moysan, Sales Area Manager, Enensys

13:15Transport from the hotel to Kotor bay
14:00 – 21:00Lunch / boat cruising along the Boka bay