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PRE-EVENT - Monday 28 October 2013

6.00pm  Pre-event welcome reception        Sponsored by: CAT TELECOM

Join 500+ senior executives representing carriers and service providers from across Asia-Pacific,
Europe, North America, the Middle East and Africa for an evening of pre-event networking. Enjoy
local Thai delicacies and world-class performances featuring Thailand's arts and cultural heritage.

DAY ONE: Tuesday 29 October 2013

CONTENT & OTT SERVICES

8.00am  
Registration opens

8.15am   
Welcome breakfast

Arrive early for the Capacity Asia 2013 welcome breakfast and visit the exhibition area to meet with other attendees and arrange meetings before the first conference sessions.

8.55am
Opening remarks

Kitisak Sriprasert
, President, CAT TELECOM

9.00am
EXECUTIVE SPOTLIGHTS: NEW STRATEGIES AND BUSINESS MODELS FOR CONTENT DELIVERY

Carrier perspective:  Carl Grivner
, CEO, PACNET
CDN perspective: Keita Kowaguchi
, Executive Vice President, CDNETWORKS

9.45am  
PANEL DISCUSSION: SUPPORTING THE UPTAKE OF CONTENT SERVICES IN ASIA-PACIFIC – VIDEO, GAMING AND OTT SERVICES

 Assessing the continued increase in content service uptake
- predicting the growth of mobile social media and OTT services
- what will be the future network requirements as these services expand?
 Which content is driving the greatest increase in content traffic?
- handling increasingly complex social networking traffic
- delivering low-latency high bandwidth gaming services
- developing new models and standards for mobile advertising
 Developing a content platform strategy – in-sourcing vs. outsourcing
- ensuring reliable access to the most popular services and content
How will cloud and location-based services change content services?
- how can device developers and operators optimise user experience?

Moderator: Marc Halbfinger, CEO, PCCW GLOBAL
Panellists:
Andrew Oon, Business Development Director, EQUINIX
Sergio Salvador
, Head of Southeast Asia, Strategic Partnerships, GOOGLE
Michael Wheeler
, Executive Vice President, NTT COMMUNICATIONS
Don Bowman
, CTO, SANDVINE
Arvinder Gujral, Head Business Development - India & South East Asia, TWITTER

10.30am 
Morning coffee break and networking opportunity  

11.30am  
FINANCIAL ANALYST PERSPECTIVE – AN OVERVIEW OF CHANGE AND GROWTH IN THE ASIAN TELECOMS MARKETS

Where is the greatest increase in capacity and voice demand occurring? What will be the impact of new and upgraded international transit links? How can you position your company for growth in Asia?

Presentation by: Sachin Mittal, Vice President, DBS VICKERS

11.45am  
INCREASING CONNECTIVITY – UNDERSTANDING THE IP PEERING AND TRANSIT MARKETS WITHIN ASIA TO IDENTIFY NEW BUSINESS

Measuring the need for new capacity to ensure continuity of service
- increasing security and resiliency within the region and on international routes
- what can carriers do to optimise networks and increase efficiency?

 New cable links between China, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia
- measuring the impact of increased connectivity on transit prices in the region
- increasing volumes vs. reducing margins
- assessing blind spots where further connectivity is required

What effect will new cables and capacity have on pricing and competition?
- measuring the impact of 100G connectivity in this region

 How is connectivity across the region likely to change over the next 1-2 years?
- innovation and quality of services as driving forces
 
Panellists:
Alan Chan, Assistant Vice President Engineering & Operations, HUTCHISON GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS 
Marc Halbfinger, CEO, PCCW GLOBAL
Simon Vye
, Regional Director EMEA & Asia, TELIASONERA INTERNATIONAL CARRIER

12.45pm Lunch and networking opportuity   
     Sponsored by: PCCW GLOBAL     

All attendees are invited to attend a sit-down buffet lunch providing an ideal opportunity to catch up with colleagues and contacts. Don’t forget to pre-arrange your lunch meetings with the online planner, made available two weeks prior to the event.

2.15pm 
Afternoon coffee and networking in the exhibition and bilateral table area

All afternoons at Capacity Asia 2013 are devoted exclusively to networking:

 An ideal opportunity for back-to-back meetings with senior decision-makers
 Integrated exhibition area and meeting zones with seating
 Bilateral table area, perfect for short, focused meetings to renew your partnerships and build new business
Visit the meeting room holders

5.30pm  Capacity Asia 2013 drinks reception     Sponsored by: NTT COMMUNICATIONS

All delegates are invited to the Capacity Asia 2013 drinks reception to catch up with fellow attendees in a relaxed environment to discuss the day’s events and make plans for the evening.

 



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