Sitting down with Tran The Phuong of Vietnam’s Authority of Telecommunications (VNTA)

As part of Telecoms World Asia 2020 agenda, we are once again placing a heavy focus on the telecommunications industry in some of Asia’s hot emerging markets. How to connect and grow emerging markets is set to become a high point of discussion in the new decade, so we spoke with VNTA’s Tran The Phuong, about how Vietnam’s telecommunications authority views …

Next-generation roaming: Challenges amidst changing times – with Lisbon Simangunsong, Hutchison 3 Indonesia

Lisbon Simangunsong, Head of Carrier Services & International Roaming at Hutchison 3 Indonesia will be speaking on the topic of “Next-generation roaming: Challenges amidst changing times” on Day 1 of the Carriers World Asia track. Some key questions he will be addressing: • Should operators be formulating an industry wide strategy to prepare for regulatory change? • How can carriers ensure that …

Interview with Natasak Rodjanapiches, Vice Chairman, Creative Digital Economy, Board of Trade Thailand

It is our honour to welcome Natasak Rodjanapiches, Vice Chairman, Creative Digital Economy of Board of Trade Thailand, who will be opening Day 1 of  Telecoms World Asia 2020! Read on to find out more about his views on the industry and how the Board of Trade Thailand contributes to the development of the Thailand market. 1. Can you share a …

From providing connectivity to providing solutions – with Rob Van Den Dam, Global Telecom Industry Leader, IBM Institute for Business Value

Everyone in telecoms for the last two decades knows how much the industry has evolved, how demand has shifted, and how important it is to adapt to these shifts. It’s become a do or die market now. The Telecoms World Asia team had the honour to conduct a short interview session with Rob Van Den Dam, Global Telecom Industry Leader at …

Providing future-proof technology – with Imamul Hoq Bappi, Head of Technology, Grameenphone, Skitto

Operators and telecommunication service providers are constantly branching into new avenues and territory to increase returns and broaden their networks, but are they ready to go digital? We’re honoured to have the opportunity to sit down with the Head of Technology, Grameenphone, Skitto – Imamul Hoq Bappi, who elaborated a little more about the area of focus in the company, as …

Esports – with Allen Hsu, Regional Head of Strategic Partnership and eSports Development, Garena

The Esports industry has seen quite an exponential growth in the last few years despite having a large pool of detractors who question its legitimacy as a sport itself. It is predicted that by 2020, Esports alone will generate £1bn in global revenue. How does this sky-rocketing industry impact surrounding stakeholders? Allen Hsu, Regional Head of Strategic Partnership and eSports Development …

5 Questions with Ahmed Saady Yaamin, Executive VP Market Strategy and Planning, Robi Axiata

The telco industry continues to evolve, demanding industry players to keep up to speed by developing new capabilities and business extensions in order to stay relevant. Ahmed Saady Yaamin, Executive VP Market Strategy and Planning at Robi Axiata, shares with us a little about himself and some insights about the future of this industry. Don’t miss his presentation titled Adapting to a …

5 Questions with Kimmy Suraphongchai, Country Manager – Thailand, iflix

The Telecoms World Asia team had a wonderful opportunity to sit down with Kimmy Suraphongchai, Country Manager – Thailand at iflix, as she elaborates on the drivers of the online entertainment industry and the obstacles that could be hindering the growth of OTTs, a high-value low-cost subscription/streaming concept, in today’s booming economy. Kimmy is also joining the speaker line-up at Telecoms World Asia …

5 Questions with Pasd Putthapipat, Head of Data Science Product, True Digital Group

Which is now more significant? Best Network or Best Lifestyle? Pasd Putthapipat, Head of Data Science Product at True Digital Group, shares with us his views on the telecommunications landscape and the more prominent challenges, such as consumer privacy, that operators face in today’s market. He will also be joining the speaker line-up at Telecoms World Asia 2020, held between 25 …