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Bangkok, 25 - 27 March 2019

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Mar 2609:10
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Host Opening Keynote Address: Accelerating Thailand’s digital economy

Keynotes
  • 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
Mar 2609:30
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Title Sponsor Keynote Address

Keynotes
Available for Sponsorship – Contact Tajuddin Marhim @ tajuddin.marhim@terrapinn.com
Mar 2609:50
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Opening Keynote Panel – A vision for tomorrow: Digital transformation for 2020 and beyond

Keynotes
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?
Saiful Hidayat, Director of Telkom Group Transformation Project, Telkom IndonesiaIndonesia
Jacqueline Teo, Chief Digital Officer, HGCHong Kong
Mar 2611:30
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Wholesale Leaders’ Panel: Evolution of the wholesale business & Unlocking new growth drivers

Wholesale
Traditional wholesale services are being commoditised, and wholesalers are under increasing price pressure from new OTT players. How are wholesalers responding?
  • New customers, new business models and revenue streams – How are wholesalers adapting to winds of change?
  • What opportunities will virtualisation and software-defined technologies offer to wholesalers looking to innovate?
  • Cross-industry collaboration – What are the initiatives in establishing partnerships with third-party organisations?
  • How will IoT lead to and support shifts in wholesalers’ strategies?
  • Where is the next wave of opportunities?
Moderator: Nitipong Boon-Long, Head of International Business, Symphony Communication Public Company LtdThailand
Azmal Yahya, EVP Carrier Enterprise, TelinIndonesia
Amar Huzaimi Md Deris, Executive Vice President, TM GLOBALMalaysia
Stephen Breen, Global Head of Wholesale, TelenorSingapore
Leonardo Cerciello, Vice President Region, Asia, Africa and Middle East, Telecom Italia SparkleItaly
Katrina Luna Aberlarde, President and CEO, PLDT Global and First Vice President, International and Carriers Business Group, PLDTPhilippines
Mar 2611:30
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Evolving telco business models in the Internet of Everything

Telco 4.0
  • 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?
Mar 2611:30
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PANEL: Getting 5G ready – Where are we now?

5G
  • With the world’s major carriers preparing for this new technology, what is the current state of operator trials?
  • What are the technical and architectural implications of 5G
  • What will 5G cost – how much infrastructure spending is required?
  • Developing a viable model on a commercial and infrastructure level
  • New use cases, revenue models and applications
Mar 2611:30
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PANEL: Smarter telcos for smart cities

IoT
  • Smart cities – a testbed for developing technologies services of scale
  • Beyond providing connectivity, what opportunities can telcos tap into to support the vision of a smart city?
  • Developing a telecoms architecture that is robust and secure, yet open enough to enable innovation
  • What are the key success factors for telcos in smart city projects?
Juergen Hase, CEO Unlimit, Reliance GroupIndia
Hyun Joo Andy Lee, Executive Director/Team Leader, Global Business Group, Korea TelecomRepublic Of Korea
Mar 2611:50
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Developing new business models for the digital future

Telco 4.0
  • 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
Govind Maheshwari, Head – Retail New Business, Globe TelecomPhilippines
Mar 2611:50
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PANEL: Ushering in the next era of telecoms with SDN & NFV

Network Virtualisation
Virtualisation and software-defined technologies are replacing traditional hardware and network infrastructure. How can operators make use of its benefits as a key differentiator?
  • What will be the most significant impact of software-centric networks and NFV on the organisation?
  • Key developments in carrier virtualisation
  • Understanding the limits of SDN in carrier networks
  • Ensuring interoperability
  • Operational and organisational changes necessary to realise the benefits of virtualisation
  • Examining shifting business models and new opportunities as virtualisation efforts mature
Moderator: Andreas Hipp, CEO, CataleyaSingapore
Simon Delord, Principal Architect, TelstraAustralia
Amirussyahri Ahmad, Assistant General Manager, TM One & TM Global Services, Telekom Malaysia BerhadMalaysia
Chris Rezentes, Senior Manager of Product Strategy and Partner - Asia Pacific, VerizonSingapore
Mar 2612:10
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Case Study by Dimelo

Telco 4.0
Mar 2614:00
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Evaluating the 5G investment – An Indonesian perspective

5G
Mar 2614:00
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Telco Case Study: Cloud Solution of IoT for anti-counterfeit service

IoT
Gordon Hou, Deputy Managing Director, Chunghwa Telecom Co., LtdTaiwan
Mar 2614:20
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Country Update: Japan The Road to 2020 Olympics

Wholesale
  • Current telecoms market conditions - Key developments in 2019
  • Network infrastructure plans for supporting Tokyo 2020
  • Preparation for the expected launch of 5G in 2020
  • Development of smart infrastructure – IoT, C-V2X, smart grids and smart cities
Mar 2614:20
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Panel: Mobile money – the next wave of growth in telecoms

Telco 4.0
Moderator: Mei Lee Quah, Industry Principal Analyst - Telecoms & Payments Strategy, Frost & SullivanMalaysia
Amrt Sagar, Head of Digital, WaveMyanmar
Geert Warlop, Chief Operations Officer, TrueMoney InternationalMyanmar
Mar 2614:20
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Tapping on opportunities in the IoT ecosystem

IoT
- What are the challenges that players in the IoT ecosystem face with the increase in demand for connectivity- Reducing complexity when interfacing with multiple operators and local IoT platforms- How can operators support their customers’ IoT deployment from concept to commercialisation?
Agung Enriko, Coordinator IoT Platform, Telkom IndonesiaIndonesia
Mar 2614:20
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Telco Case Study: How can telcos support the IoT boom

IoT
Pradeep Sreedharan, Vice President - IoT Sales & Business Operations of UNLIMIT, Reliance GroupIndia
Mar 2615:00
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Fireside Chat: Insights into Myanmar’s telecoms boom

Wholesale
Myanmar’s telecoms sector is in the midst of an energetic expansion, shaping the economic and social composition of the country. This session will provide insights into partnership opportunities in this growth market.
  • What is the current telecoms landscape in Myanmar?
  • Key drivers behind such rapid growth
  • Plans for infrastructure rollout and service provision
  • Tapping rural areas - What are operators’ strategy in gaining market share?
  • What opportunities of growth does Myanmar’s telecoms market offer?
Thein Than Toe, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Global Technology Co., Ltd.Myanmar
Anadi Agnihotri, Chief- Busienss & Wholesale Officer, Ooredoo Myanmar LimitedMyanmar
Mar 2615:00
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1 Billion Users – Building Communities with Viber

Telco 4.0
  • 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
Mar 2615:00
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Realising NFV/SDN in the mobile telco network

Network Virtualisation
  • How to realize the NFV/SDN in the commercial mobile network
  • Delivering service agility using NFV technology
  • Architecture revolution toward a simplified NFV/SDN
Mar 2615:20
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PANEL: Bridging the gap – Fostering a new era of collaboration between telcos & OTTs

Telco 4.0
  • 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?
Mar 2615:20
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Facilitating delivery of new services with network virtualisation

Network Virtualisation
  • How does adopting SDN & NFV facilitate the launch of new services to the mobile market?
  • Tapping on new revenue streams with NFV
Simon Delord, Principal Architect, TelstraAustralia
Mar 2615:20
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Facilitating delivery of new services with network virtualisation

Network Virtualisation
Simon Delord, Principal Architect, TelstraAustralia
Mar 2615:30
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Fireside Chat: Tapping into opportunities in Southeast Asia’s telecoms market

Wholesale
This session will focus on the telecoms landscape in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, providing insights into available partnership opportunities in these growth markets.
  • State of development of telecom infrastructure and competition
  • What new innovations and services are being considered/implemented with the development of better connectivity?
  • Opening the doors to new players - Opportunities for foreign investments and partnerships
Mar 2615:40
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The road to virtualisation: A case study

Network Virtualisation
  • What are the drivers for NFV and SDN development?
  • What are the initial challenges in virtualisation and how were they overcome?
  • Sharing of deployment experience and impact on operations
Chris Rezentes, Senior Manager of Product Strategy and Partner - Asia Pacific, VerizonSingapore
Mar 2617:00
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Closing Keynote Plenary: Securing Global Network Infrastructure

Keynotes
With digital technologies gaining widespread adoption and driving innovation across industry verticals, the security landscape has evolved. This session looks at the new breed of threats and how telecom operators are planning to manage digital risks on their infrastructure.
  • How has the security landscape evolved and what are the new emerging threats?
  • As cyberthreats increase in frequency, scale and complexity, how is the industry working together to ensure security across the network on each layer?
  • How is the industry addressing challenges of data ownership and privacy?
  • With the diversification of portfolio, how have carriers integrate security services into their offerings and monetise added security services?

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Mar 2709:00
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Embracing a new wave of digitalisation: Deutsche Telekom’s journey

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  • What are major steps that Deutsche Telekom has taken into digitalisation?o Transformation into a platform business modelo Challenges of digitalisation and how to overcome them?
  • How has Deutsche Telekom tapped into new technologies?o Application of AI, machine learning, blockchain technologies
  • Building an agile and innovative culture – What are the new ways to foster this culture
Mar 2709:20
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Sponsor Keynote Address

Keynotes
Available for Sponsorship. Contact Tajuddin Marhim @ tajuddin.marhim@terrapinn.com
Mar 2709:40
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Fireside Chat: Scaling Netflix through Partnerships

Keynotes
  • 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
Mar 2710:00
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Leveraging on Asia’s booming eSports industry

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  • 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
Frank Sliwka, COO Asia, ESL - Turtle EntertainmentSingapore
Mar 2711:15
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Roundtable 1: Cambodia

Keynotes
Mar 2711:15
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Roundtable 3: Laos

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Mar 2711:15
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Roundtable 4: Malaysia

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Mar 2711:15
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Roundtable 5: Myanmar

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Mar 2711:15
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Roundtable 6: Philippines

Keynotes
Mar 2711:15
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Roundtable 7: Thailand

Keynotes
Mar 2711:15
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Roundtable 8: Vietnam

Keynotes
Mar 2713:20
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Voice Panel - New opportunities arising from shift to VoIP & VoLTE

Wholesale
Cedric Mauvielle, Asia Pacific GIS and Voice Sales Head, PCCW GlobalHong Kong
Mar 2713:20
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Building successful telco-unicorn partnerships

Telco 4.0
  • 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
Mar 2713:40
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5G Trials Update: China

5G
Chih-Lin I, Chief Scientist, Wireless Technologies, China Mobile Research Institute LtdChina
Mar 2713:40
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Panel: Is data the new oil for telcos?

IoT
  • How can telecoms transform the surge in data volumes into an opportunity?
  • How can data analytics drive improvements in service optimisation, customer satisfaction and revenues?
  • Integration of big data – Overcoming challenges that can be faced during this process
  • How do you see your use of analytics evolving as we move towards a connected devices ecosystem?
  • How can telcos bridge the big data talent gap?
Pramod Misra, Product Manager – Mobile Analytics, Vodafone IndiaIndia
Mar 2714:00
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Fireside Chat: Looking towards the future of APAC’s subsea cable industry

Wholesale
Mehmet Akcin, Board of Advisors, Seaborn NetworksUnited States
Mar 2715:00
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Country Update: Pakistan – Plans towards a digital future

Wholesale
  • How does Pakistan’s telco infrastructure need to evolve to serve the needs of Pakistan’s emerging digital society
  • Market updates and 3G/4G penetration rates
  • New service offerings and business models to serve the changing needs of consumers
Mar 2715:20
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PANEL: Building an ecosystem to boost innovation

Telco 4.0
  • 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?
Sri Safitri, Senior Advisor – Chief Innovation & Strategic Portfolio Office, Telkom IndonesiaIndonesia
Mar 2715:20
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Mar 2716:00
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Reshaping the customer experience with digitalisation

Telco 4.0
Sri Safitri, Senior Advisor – Chief Innovation & Strategic Portfolio Office, Telkom IndonesiaIndonesia
Nrks Chakravarthy, Vice President- Quality, Customer Insights and Analytics, Reliance JioIndia
last published: 12/Oct/18 10:06 GMT

 

 

 

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