Theme 3: TELCO 4.0

 

 

 

Telco 4.0, Monday 19 March 2018

08:00

Registration

08:50

Organisers opening remarks

08:55

Chairperson’s opening remarks

COMMUNICATIONS FOR A CHANGING TOMORROW

Ariya Banomyong
09:00

Opening Keynote Address: Transforming into a platform business

09:20

Keynote Address by China Unicom Global, Title Sponsor for Telecoms World 2018

Isabelle Mauro
09:40

Opportunities for growth in the next 5 years

  • What will be the key external forces and technologies affecting the industry
  • Undergoing a digital reinvention - how will the role of telcos look like in 2020?
  • How can telcos maximize the opportunities present in a new business ecosystem?
 
10:00

Keynote Address by CAT Telecom

10:40

Morning refreshments and exhibition viewing

Changing Business Models

Rob van den Dam
11:30

What keeps CEOs awake at night?

Staying relevant in the era of disruption.
Panel discussion
11:50

Panel: Transforming for success – assessing the road ahead for telcos

  • Past vs present – how are telecom operators transforming their operations/business models to meet the challenges ahead?
  • Restructuring for long-term success – what are the key issues to consider, and what’s a reasonable length of “downtime” before these changes achieve payoff?
  • What are the new challenges on the horizon, and how ready are telcos to meet them?
  • Investment outlook for the telecoms landscape
    • Where will be the new sources of growth?
    • What markets and populations?
 
Saiful Hidayat, Director of Telkom Group Transformation Project, Telkom Indonesia
12:30

Lunch and exhibition viewing

Fostering Innovation

Panel discussion
13:50

Panel: Encouraging innovative thinking in the business

  • What are the challenges facing operators today when it comes to promoting innovation in the organisation?
  • What can the C-suite do to promote a “safe to fail” environment?
 

OTTs & Content

14:40

What’s next for Asia’s Internet TV market

  • Content consumption across the region – how will it develop?
  • Potential for growth amidst growing regional competition
    • How can content players continue to differentiate themselves?
  • Localizing content and combating piracy
  • Partnerships with telcos – how can both parties form mutually beneficial partnerships 
15:10

Monetising your content partnerships

  • Revenue sharing models and market differentiation strategies: What are the new ways that traditional telcos can bundle their offerings with OTTs into a compelling package and thus monetise traffic and improve end-user experience?
  • When online connectivity becomes a given, what would the future customer expect and demand from carriers and OTTs? How can both parties work to meet the demand?
  • What’s the expected growth in capacity needs as traffic increases due to booming user demand?
  • How will new technologies such as AR/VR come to play?
    • What does that mean for the network and are telcos ready to support it? 
15:50

Afternoon refreshments and exhibition viewing

Keynote Plenary: Creating a safe & secure connected future

Panel discussion
16:30

Closing keynote panel: Addressing the challenge of cybersecurity in a connected world

  • What are the new threats being faced by our networks today vs before?
  • Cybersecurity in the digital age: how can the industry address this collectively?
    • Improving collaboration with regulators to reduce risk and improve resiliency
    • Is there a need for greater regional coordination between operators to strengthen our networks?
  • 5-year outlook: how will new technologies pose as both a threat and an opportunity in ensuring security?
 
Moderator: Marin Ivezic, Cybersecurity & Privacy Partner, PWC
17:10

Chairperson’s closing remarks and end of Day One

17:10

Networking Drinks Reception

Join us for a drink at the end of day 1 to cement existing relationships and forge lucrative new partnerships.
last published: 22/Feb/18 02:45

Telco 4.0, Tuesday 20 March 2018

08:00

Registration & Morning Refreshments

09:00

Organiser's welcome remarks

09:10

Chairperson’s opening remarks

Keynote Plenary: Connected Ecosystems

Gulzar Azad
09:20

Keynote address: Connecting the next billion users

  • Making Internet access available and affordable for the world – how are we getting there?
  • Challenges, opportunities, key project milestones
  • Creating sustainable business partnerships – where do carriers fit in? 
 
Gulzar Azad, Country Head - Connectivity, Google
09:40

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Panel discussion
10:00

Joint Keynote Panel: Maximising opportunities and minimizing threats in a future of a billion (and more) connected things

  • Maximizing the telco’s role in IoT
    • What’s the current progress? 
    • Where are the key roadblocks and how can we overcome them as an industry?
    • How long before we get to see meaningful ROI?
  • Addressing the other side of IoT 
    • How do you foresee the acceleration of technology progression in the IoT era? 
    • What is the impact on our social and economic structures and how can we best prepare for them?
    • Reducing threats – how can the industry better pre-empt security and privacy concerns in the age of connected things?
10:40

Morning refreshments and exhibition viewing

Developing an ecosystem of partners

Ajay Sunder
11:40

Empowering the digital economy

  • What is the role of telcos in supporting the digital transformation of their enterprise customers?
  • Where are the new revenue streams?
  • What are the challenges and opportunities?
 
Panel discussion
12:00

Panel: Realising new revenues with new partnerships

  • What are the new partnerships that operators are exploring to drive new revenue streams?
  • Creating a sustainable digital-oriented business
    • Can telcos afford to play the role of an all-encompassing provider?
    • Opening the doors to greater carrier collaboration 
 
Filippo Giachi, Managing Director, JAPAC, DOCOMO Digital
Julien Rio
12:40

Presentation by Dimelo

13:00

Lunch & Exhibition Viewing

Big data & analytics

14:20

Fireside Chat: The AI opportunity for telcos

  • Exploring the key AI touch points including network management, churn management, speech recognition and bots
  • SDN as the key to realising the AI opportunity
  • What's the business model for AI and telcos?

Fintech, mobile banking & payments

15:30

Extended Networking

15:45

Afternoon refreshments and networking. End of Telecoms World Asia 2018.

last published: 22/Feb/18 02:45

 

 

 

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