YouTube: “There are several platforms we want to move to this year”

Francisco Varela, Global Director of Platform Partnerships at YouTube, on the platforms he wants to expand onto this year, and the role of user-generated content in “walled garden” pay-TV services.

Francisco spoke to us at the TV Connect 2013 event which took place in London on March 19th-21st. For more information on the event please visit

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