Asia 2020 GCCM - Singapore 10th & 11th March

 Asia 2020 GCCM

Carrier Community (CC), a global telecom club established in 2008 is organising its 10th annual global carrier community meeting (GCCM) on the 10th & 11th of March 2020 in Singapore at The InterContinental Hotel. More than 450+ Club Members representing decision makers from 190+ Tier-1, Tier-2, and Tier-3 operators in 37+ countries will meet and network during the ASIA 2020 GCCM – Singapore.

The demand for more connectivity is increasing globally and the subsea cable industry is evolving to face new challenges and opportunities. During the Asia 2020 GCCM CC will offer executive panel and knowledge sharing sessions addressing challenges and opportunities within the submarine market and has invited leading industry experts to discuss and address these points. The wholesale industry continues to go through digital transformation and to build a bridge between cloud operators and wholesale telco community, CC is organizing wholesale and digital cloud related executive panel and knowledge sessions as well as a CDO Breakfast Summit during the GCCM. These features are designed with the aim of improving capabilities, strengthening professional networks, openly sharing insights and strategies, and collaboratively identifying the tools essential for organisations to succeed in navigating today’s rapidly evolving, highly competitive and complex digital environment.

CC is bringing together members and Telco Eco-Partners from various segments such as Data, Cloud, Application Providers, Voice, SMS Messaging, Mobile, OTT/ Content Providers, VAS, Submarine Cable, Enterprise, Satellite, ISP, Data Centers and other related segments to meet, network with peers and explore new business opportunities, and to discuss the latest market trends at the panel sessions and showcase their latest solutions. Members can also use the online meeting portal to directly schedule individual meetings with attendees.

ACTIVITIES & FEATURES
REASONS TO ATTEND Asia 2020 GCCM - Singapore
  1. 1. An exclusive telco service providers and telco eco-partners event
  2. 2. Meet more than 450+ members representing 190+ regional and international telecom operators and eco-partners.
  3. 3. Competitive entrée rates for 2 days at 450 EUR per delegate including all leisure activities, knowledge sharing sessions and networking receptions.
  4. 4. Network in a private, relaxed and exclusive environment with peers.
  5. 5. Attend business networking sessions executive panel and knowledge sharing sessions during the two days.
AGENDA
Tuesday, March 10
08:30 - 10:30
Registration-Morning Coffee Networking Reception
10:20 - 10:30
Welcome Speech by Carrier Community (CC)
10:30 - 10:45
Key note Presentation by Special Guest Speaker
10:45 - 11:00
Welcome Speech by Diamond Lead Sponsor Singtel
11:00 - 11:15
Key note Presentation
Topic: Wholesale in the digital transformation Building new technologies, structures and models
11:15 - 11:30
Key-note Presentation – by ViewQwest Pte Ltd
Topic: Coming Soon
11:30 - 12:30
Executive Panel Round Table Discussion Session
Topic: Leveraging Data for Competitive Advantage. Seeking New Opportunities - Identifying business models through Data
12:30 - 13:30
Networking Session and Lunch Break
13:30 - 17:00
Members one-to-one meetings
14:00 - 14:45
Executive Round Table Panel Discussion Session
Topic: Business Plans and New Submarine Investment Strategies
15:00 - 15:45
Executive Round Table Panel Discussion Session hosted by SG Tech
Topic: Building a Sustainable Data Center Ecosystem in Singapore
16:00 - 16:40
Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session
Topic: Women and Artificial Intelligence
17:00 - 17:30
Official First Day Closure
20:00 - 22:00
Official Networking Cocktail Reception with drinks and canapés
Wednesday, March 11
09:30 - 10:30
Registration-Morning Coffee Networking Reception
09:30 - 12:30
Members one-to-one meetings
10:00 - 10:40
Executive Round Table – Women Panel Discussion Session
Topic: How do operators face the increasing threat of fraud in wholesale business?
10:50 - 11:40
Executive Round Table Panel Discussion Session
Topic: RCS Messaging - latest developments and new opportunities for the messaging operators
12:30 - 13:30
Networking Session and Lunch Break
13:30 - 16:00
Members one-to-one meetings
15:00 - 16:00
Official Closing Cocktail Networking Reception @Intercontinental Hotel
16:00 - 16:30
Official GCCM Closure
VENUE
The InterContinental Singapore
80 Middle Rd, Singapore 188966
+65 6338 7600
ACCOMMODATION
The InterContinental Singapore
80 Middle Rd, Singapore 188966
+65 6338 7600

Special Rate:  EUR 220 per night. Single Occupancy, incl. taxes (++), breakfast and WIFI.

Rooms on special rates are limited and subject to availability.

To book your room please Click Here and complete form with credit card details.

SPEAKERS & PANELLISTS
Telecom Event Asia 2020 GCCM - Speaker
Moderator
Erik van Stokkom
Director at VSC
Biography

Based at Lago di Como in Italy, VSC provides strategic advisory services in M&A, Business Development & Media for the telecommunication industry. Over the last 25 years, Erik developed extensive expertise and deep domain knowledge working at major telecom companies. His international career includes senior & executive level positions. Over the years, Erik has been a regular speaker & moderator at major international telecom conferences.

Telecom Event Asia 2020 GCCM - Speaker
Moderator
Nimisha Tailor
Competition and Regulation Specialist
Biography

Nimisha has international expertise in the field of competition and regulation and has worked in consultancy firms and competition regulators in UK, New Zealand and Singapore.

She has led high-profile and complex merger investigations, drafted merger control guidelines and advised government agencies on competition matters involving regulation, policy and public procurement. She conducted economics research, supervised market studies and led a regulatory review at the Singapore Tourism Board.

At the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore, as Deputy Director, Nimisha supervised a seminar on e-commerce and gained in-depth industry knowledge on credit cards, taxis, car parts, liner shipping and cruiseports. In 2015, Nimisha was seconded to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

As an expert, Nimisha has presented to business associations, business schools, universities, workshops for ASEAN government agencies, as well as at the International Competition Network Conference.

She is a former member of the UK Government Economic Service and worked at the Office of Fair Trading and the Radiocommunications Agency, providing economic advice on radio spectrum matters.

Nimisha has a MSc degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She also has a BSc (Hons) degree in Economics from University College London.

Telecom Event Asia 2020 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Soh Lay Khuan
Director at Bien International Pte Ltd
Biography

Lay Khuan has been in Telecommunications industry for over 30 years; her experience ranges from being in the back end of Operations, Network Design and Development, Product and Process Development; Market and Partner Establishment to the front end of Sales and Marketing. She drives business results through active partner engagement for market expansion, product differentiation, and service development that meet customers requirement.

Telecom Event Asia 2020 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Shehara Viswanathan
Technology Evangelist and Leader at Cisco
Biography

Proven Technology Executive and Leader with over 18 years’ experience in Global Cloud, Technology and Applications industries. Shehara is driven to deliver customer centric strategic solutions that produce significant revenue growth in new markets across MNC, Enterprise, Government, SMB and Retail sectors. 

Shehara has a track record of driving change in medium and large companies to build capability across multiple business units to take new technology portfolios to market from inception. She has experience in driving change within businesses to adopt Agile and Rapid Delivery frameworks.

She is also a frequent speaker and panel member at Cloud and Digital Thought Leadership events.

Telecom Event Asia 2020 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
Shabir Ali Ghulam
Expert - Operation Support and Readiness at Ooredoo Oman
Biography

Mr. Shabir Ali Murtaza is an ICT professional with deep knowledge and expertise in ICT operational frameworks development, operational processes assessment, reengineering, digitization, data analytics and producing AI algorithms. He has a vast experience of 16+ years working for Amadeus, Du PJSC UAE, Etisalat UAE, Huawei Technologies UAE & Oman, and Ooredoo Oman.

During his tenure with the aforementioned organizations, he worked on different operational roles and developed frameworks (including Risk Management, Quality, Audit/CSI, Process Management) , followed by supporting operational processes and digitization on self-initiative BPMN platform (called Digital Dynamics platform- DDP) resulting in uplifting the operational sigma level and efficiency. 

Currently, he is employed with Ooredoo Oman (Qtel Group Operator in Oman) focusing on ICT governance standardization support and digitization.

He completed his Bachelor in Information technology in 2003 and acquired multiple industry certifications in industry standards and is an active member of many standards bodies.

Telecom Event Asia 2020 GCCM - Speaker
Panellist
MK Chang
Vice President IPX Line of Business at Syniverse
Biography
EVENT MEDIA
EXHIBITORS
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Sigma Telecom was founded in 2003 to provide high-quality telecommunication infrastructure services including; optimization, planning and drive testing. In 2014 Sigma made the transition to begin providing high-quality VoIP services to telecommunication operators, suppliers and vendors worldwide.

Sigma Telecom’s aim is to deliver communication products that convert communication networks via progressions in capacity.

Whether the subject is improving network quality or reach, Sigma Telecom grows with a commitment toward innovation to provide its customers with the benefits of the best quality phone calls, lowest costs and flexible services.

Being a trusted partner to global clients is as important to Sigma Telecom as growing the company and developing new products.

Sigma Telecom always utilizes the highest quality routes available in order to provide the most efficient services to its partners.

Sigma Telecom has developed an impeccable reputation in 13 years with its global clients.

It has been a source of pride for Sigma Telecom to work with industry leaders such as China Telecom, BICS, Etisalat, TATA, Korea Telecom, iBasis, Telecom Italia, Deutsche Telecom, Turkcell, Turk Telekom and other communication services, equipment providers, governmental agencies and industry associations worldwide.

As a company, Sigma Telecom has a firm global footprint in the Telecommunications industry working with clients in over 170 countries from around the world. Our largest footprints can be seen in the Middle East and the African continent.

At Sigma Telecom we understand our clients’ business challenges, this allows us to provide advanced services and custom solutions which enables the highest quality of communication while also creating new platforms for us and our clients to grow and improve.

Our success can be attributed to a strong dedication towards the satisfaction of our partners whether we’re building a new network or extending and improving an existing one, Sigma’s commitment to it will show. In 2018, we took our place in the list of ITU (International Telecommunication Union) sector members along with other major operators of the world.

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Data Access Solutions Inc. is a Toronto, based company which was formed as a wholesale provider of International Voice over IP (VoIP) services. A unique blend of diverse skills and experience forms the unmatchable core of our company.Through our owned and operated state-of-art equipments in Toronto and with cooperation of our worldwide partners, we offer termination services to over 150 countries worldwide.Data Access Solutions is one of the first companies deploying the new generation Mera VoIP Transit Softswitch ll (MVTS ll) at its facilities located at 151 Front Street, Toronto, as core of its network to ensure high performance and reliability for each and every call Key benefits are: Support of SIP, H.323 and their Variants Advanced Transcoding Capabilities Accurate billing through its Oracle Database.
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Since 2003 XICOMM has been developing, maintaining and designing voice over IP networks for businesses ranging in size from large corporation to medium and small and even sole proprietorships. In 2008, XICOMM launched its own dedicated network in order to become a world wide wholesale carrier. XICOMM is interconnected with more than 160+ carriers throughout the world, carrying over 5 Million minutes of international voice traffic to various destinations in the world on a daily basis. This enables us to successfully terminate your international voice traffic to anywhere in the world with the best quality possible and the most competitive rate in the market. Today, XICOMM is carrying over 5 Million minutes a day of international voice traffic to various destinations in the world. We bring together talented professionals with idea and expertise to provide solutions unique to each of our clients. The engineers, developers and Marketing Experts at XICOMM passes over 10+ combined years of knowledge and experience that guarantees our clients do receive the highest quality of Service, Our solutions are base on a combination of the latest technology, hi-tech equipment, comprehensive business experience and competitive rates. XICOMM's value proposition is centered on providing exceptional service to our partners every day. Our relentless focus on attention to our partners' needs is the cornerstone of our success and is what separates us from other telecom companies.
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We make Softswitches! Kolmisoft is Class 4 and Class 5 Softswitch developer with 3500+ deployments in more than 100 countries. We provide a complete solution with billing and routing for various business models.

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elfo brings a full range of knowledge with an extensive background in the vibrant tech landscape and access to a vast array of networks with Mobile Network Operators, Content Providers, Government Agencies, Consumer Groups, Enterprise, and Content Partners across Asia, the Middle-East and the USA.

elfo is a martech company that offers solutions for your digital marketing and global messaging. An integrated performance-based solution for your digital marketing. It was founded on the idea that a client should be able to rely on one agency to handle all its digital marketing. Specialized in scaling your brand and business in the digital sphere, so you could focus on what matters most. Our A2P messaging allows reaching potential customers with prompt response, anywhere, anytime in the world. With our reliable routes, we would like to bring your messaging game to the next level. Having years of experience in the telecommunication industry with exceptional customer service and support, we move forward while keeping our customers’ satisfaction intact.

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China Mobile International (CMI) is the wholly-owned subsidiary of China Mobile Limited (HKEx Stock Code: 0941), the world’s largest mobile operator in terms of network scale and subscriber base. With our extensive global connectivity and nationwide network covering 31 provinces and over 350 metropolitan cities in China, CMI offers a comprehensive and high quality telecommunication services including IPLC, IEPL, IP Transit, IDC, ICT solutions, Voice, Mobile Data, Roaming and other Value Added Services. CMI has invested into direct sub-sea cable system including CSCN, TSE-1, APG, SJC, SMW5, FASTER and is committed to continue expanding our global footprint.

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ViewQwest is a boutique Internet solutions provider that is fanatical about our customers. Established since 2001, we gained our reputation as a pioneer business communications company by being the first to commercialize numerous connectivity technologies in Singapore. Driven by performance, we have consistently out-maneuvered the larger Telcos and redefined the corporate connectivity landscape in Singapore.

Recognizing a growing need in the industry for intelligent WAN solutions, ViewQwest began offering our Managed SD-WAN services in 2017. With our promise to deliver services with an international standard of excellence that is anchored by our robust network backbone, our business clientele has grown to include Singapore Top 500 Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Fortune 500 companies.

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Singtel is Asia's leading communications group providing a portfolio of services including infocomm technology, pay TV as well as voice and data solutions over fixed, wireless and Internet platforms. The Group has presence in Asia and Africa with over 500 million mobile customers in 25 countries, including Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand. It also has a vast network of offices throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States.
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Telstra is a leading telecommunications and technology company with heritage that is proudly Australian and a longstanding, growing international business. Today, it has around 36,000 employees offering consumer, small business and enterprise services, with more than 3,000 based in 22 countries outside of Australia.

Telstra Global Enterprise and Services (GES) is a division of Telstra that provides data and IP networks and network application services, such as managed networks, unified communications, cloud, industry solutions and integrated services. These services are underpinned by our subsea cable network, one of the largest in the Asia Pacific region, with licenses in Asia, Europe and the Americas, and access to more than 2,000 Points- of-Presence around the world.

TESTIMONIALS
Congratulations and thanks to GCCM responsible for organising this incredible event in Singapore. It keeps getting better every year. Thanks again for your hard work and looking forward to seeing you again in 2019!
—Grace NG Geok Moi, Associate Director, Global Services at StarHub
Thank you the whole team for a really excellent week. We are very pleased and happy!
—OMER WILSON, SENIOR DIRECTOR OF MARKETING, ASIA PACIFIC at Digital Realty
Thank you and congratulations on a great event last week. I found it to be very information and beautifully executed. We were pleased to be involved.
—Alicia Kouparitsas | Senior Marketing Communications Specialist at Esri South Asia & Esri Australia Groups
Thank you for the timely support to make this event run successfully for us!
—Juniper Networks Team
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