Venue: Telco 4.0 Theatre, Convention A2



Telco 4.0, Tuesday 26 March 2019


Organiser’s Welcome Remarks

Nitin Mahajan

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Natasak Rodjanapiches

Host Opening Keynote Address: Accelerating Thailand’s digital economy

  • An overview of Thailand’s digital economy masterplan
  • What new ICT technologies is Thailand looking to invest in?
  • Opportunities for collaboration and partnership: How is the government looking to partner with solution providers
Erwin Meyer

Dell Technologies Set to Drive 5G Transformation

Telecommunications is no longer just a means of communications between individuals. It has become an integral part of human society, allowing the sharing of information, ideas and experiences. It has also evolved beyond human communications - machines have started communicating with each other as well as with human beings.The technological innovations of the past 80 years have been preparing us for the digital transformation that we are witnessing and the telecommunications sector is at the forefront of this transformation. The role of communications service providers is set to transform radically. Decisions made today may lead to unprecedented fortunes or lost opportunities.In such exciting times are we and we must make full use of the transformation opportunity to meet the needs of telecommunications customers.
Panel discussion

Opening Keynote Panel – A vision for tomorrow: Digital transformation for 2020 and beyond

With the advent of 5G and proliferation of IoT devices, the telecoms industry is at a turning point. Businesses and industries are impacted by digitalisation, driven by faster connectivity and higher bandwidth services as the crucial backbone.
  • Tapping into AI, big data, IoT – What new opportunities do they present in diversifying revenue streams and creating better products and experiences for customers?
  • How are operators leveraging on new hardware and software to achieve long-term efficiency gains and greater flexibility?
  • How are operators planning to overcome the challenge of legacy IT platforms and architecture to build digital capabilities?
  • Future gazing: What is your vision for the post-2020 landscape?

Morning Refreshments & Exhibition Visit

Changing Business Models

Rob Van Den Dam
Telco 4.0

Evolving telco business models in the Internet of Everything

  • Re-examining traditional roles and revenue models. What are some of the key elements that will characterise the new telecom?
  • In terms of both infrastructure and services evolution, what can telcos do to transform network services to digital platform services?
Govind Maheshwari
Telco 4.0

Developing new business models for the digital future

  • Globe’s Digital 2020 Vision: Driving the transformation of Globe’s e-commerce business
  • Catering to the Philippines market – What can telcos from other countries learn from Globe’s approach?
  • Implementing an omni-retail strategy to enhance customer experience
  • Key strategic partnerships
Gaya Guirous
Telco 4.0

How successful Telcos around Asia engage with customers on their omni-digital world?


Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit

Fintech, Mobile Payments & Banking

Anubhav Nayyar
Telco 4.0

1 Billion Users – Building Communities with Viber

  • Understand how messaging apps work in the Southeast Asian context
  • How telcos working in emerging markets can effectively engage with their users via partnerships and digital platforms
  • The importance of privacy and security in digital marketing
  • How messaging or “dark social” is primarily different from the typical broadcast-like nature of typical social media platforms

OTTs & Content

Panel discussion
Telco 4.0

PANEL: Bridging the gap – Fostering a new era of collaboration between telcos & OTTs

  • How can telco players create new models of monetisation by working closely with OTTs to create innovative bundles?
  • Defining new models that best serve mutual interests while delivering maximum customer value
  • What is the approach to establishing open partnerships and customer models between OTTs and telco players?

Networking Refreshments & Exhibition Visit

Closing Keynote Session

Chee Keong Foong

Formulating regulatory frameworks for the future

  • Trends in telecommunications regulations
  • What do regulatory changes mean for industry and consumers?
  • What policies are needed to ensure continual investment in broadband infrastructure and development of the global internet economy?
Matthew Sturgess

Preparing for tomorrow’s cybersecurity challenges

  • What are the main threats facing the telecommunications industry?
  • How has the security landscape evolved and what are the new emerging threats?
  • New privacy issues and implications to consider in the age of IoT
  • Developing a technology roadmap focused on cybersecurity applications for IoT
Cipto Herlianto

Chairperson's Closing Remarks


Networking Drinks Reception

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Telco 4.0, Wednesday 27 March 2019


Organiser’s Welcome Remarks

Saiful Hidayat

Navigating Telco Transformation into a Digital Telco – A case study on Telkom Indonesia

Emily Ng

Achieving Greater Efficiency with Network Slicing for 5G

Every CSP embarking on their 5G planning is faced with the challenge of achieving a greater efficiency with the larger network. The challenge of having to guarantee network resources to subscribers and their access to services, CSPs would need to create Virtual Network Services with network slices. This entails the building an intelligent layer of end-to-end orchestration for workloads to augment the network slice – in relations to its real-time performance will be shared in this session.

Fireside Chat: Scaling Netflix through Partnerships

  • How are media consumption patterns in Asia evolving? What are the opportunities arising from these changing patterns?
  • Which markets are the biggest sources of growth over the next few years?
  • Examining the importance of OTTs and telco partnerships
  • Content quality in an on-demand age – How to future proof service quality
Frank Sliwka

Leveraging on Asia’s booming eSports industry

  • Overview of the esports market landscape in Southeast Asia
  • Key factors behind the gaming boom in this region
  • What roles can telcos play in scaling up e-sports, content creation and distribution within the broader gaming ecosystem?
  • Strategies to connect and engage with millennial consumers

Exhibition Visit & Morning Refreshments


Roundtable 1: Cambodia


Exhibition Visit & Networking Lunch

Innovation & Partnerships

Alex Liu
Telco 4.0

Innovating for Industry 4.0: Telco Challenges & Patent Trends

  • Overview of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its impact on society
  • Contributions of the telecom industry in this new era and unique challenges telcos face
  • Key technologies for telecom innovations with a focus on patenting trends
  • The importance of scientific research for success in 4IR
Telco 4.0

Fireside Chat: Growing Southeast Asia’s e-sports industry through partnerships

This session willl take place from 1400-1430.
  • What are the key factors driving the gaming boom in Southeast Asia?
  • How can telcos capitalise on the esports boom?
  • Establishing partnerships to develop solutions and services for gamers
  • Campaigning for esports internally and obtaining CXO’s buy-in

Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

Innovation & Partnerships

Chris Pu
Telco 4.0

Building successful telco-unicorn partnerships

  • What are the characteristics of a successful telco-startup partnership?
  • How can start-ups help to address key challenges faced by telco operators?
  • Creating new business opportunities in a telecoms saturated market
Panel discussion
Telco 4.0

PANEL: Building an ecosystem to boost innovation

  • Creating a culture that encourages risk taking and rapid iteration
  • Establishing innovation labs – What are the key success factors?
  • Learning from successful players in other industries and third parties
  • All hands on deck – How to encourage all employees buy-in for digital transformation?

Customer Experience


Close of Telecoms World Asia 2019. See you next year!

last published: 20/Mar/19 06:35


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