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Smart Home Project Director, EDF, France: “Data analytics will become a key competency.”

Jean-Paul Krivine, Smart Energy - Smart Home Project Director, EDF, France

Jean-Paul Krivine, Smart Energy – Smart Home Project Director, EDF, France, is speaking in the Connected Home stream on Day Two of the Broadband World Forum taking place on the 22nd – 24th October 2013 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam. Ahead of the show we find out more about what role energy companies will play in the ‘digital home’ and the value added services they will be able to provide.

CEO, Malaysia’s YTL: “We believe the ecosystem for TD-LTE will soon cross the tipping point”

Wing Lee, CEO of Yes, the brand name of YTL Communications, Malaysia

Wing Lee, CEO of Malaysian communications provider YTL is speaking on the subject of Managed Service and Cloud Platforms on Day Two of the LTE LTE Asia conference taking place on the 18th-19th September 2013 at the Suntec, Singapore. Ahead of the show we speak to him about the state of YTL’s 4G networks and Lee’s view on TD-LTE technology.

Executive adviser, KDDI, Japan: “Hetnets are a key technology to efficiently utilise spectrum resources”

Fumio Watanabe, executive adviser, KDDI & corporate officer CTO, UQ Communications, Japan

Fumio Watanabe, executive adviser, KDDI & corporate officer CTO, UQ Communications, Japan is delivering the opening keynote on Day One of the LTE Asia conference, taking place on the 18th-19th September 2013 at the Suntec, Singapore. Ahead of the show we get an insight into how KDDI compares to its rivals.

VP core network & services, Deutsche Telekom: “IMS services like RCSe/Joyn and VoLTE are key building blocks of our strategy”

Franz Seiser, VP Core Network and Services, Deutsche Telekom, Germany

Franz Seiser, VP Core Network and Services, Deutsche Telekom, Germany, is speaking on Day One of the LTE Voice Summit, taking place on October 1st-2nd at the Hilton Paddington, London. Ahead of the show we speak to him why operators have been slow to implement IMS and the benefits the services running on it will bring.

VP mobile broadband, Reliance Communications, India: “Devices are the most important lever to grow broadband penetration in India”

Manu Khera, vice president of mobile broadband at Reliance Communications, India

Manu Khera, vice president of mobile broadband at Reliance Communications, India is speaking on in the Mobile broadband track on Day Two of the Broadband World Forum, taking place on the 22nd – 24th October 2013 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam. Ahead of the show we get his insight into some of the key challenges in deploying broadband in India.

EORN Project Co-Lead, Canada: “High speed services are not a matter of convenience, they are essential to communities”

Jim Pine, EORN, Canada

Jim Pine, EORN Project Co-Lead is speaking in the Access Evolution track on Day Two of the Broadband World Forum, taking place on the 22nd – 24th October 2013 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam. Ahead of the show we fine out more about the great challenges it has faced in bringing high-speed connectivity to the residents of rural Canada.

VP, FTTH Council APAC: “With the increase of multimedia services running over 4G systems the strain is now on backhaul”

Bernard HL Lee, R&D Director, SENKO Advanced Components and vice president, FTTH Council APAC

Bernard HL Lee, R&D Director, SENKO Advanced Components and vice president, FTTH Council APAC is taking part in a panel discussion on effectively commercialising LTE Networks through policy control on Day One of the LTE Asia conference, taking place on the 18th-19th September 2013 at the Suntec, Singapore. Ahead of the show we get a few of this thoughts on the importance of policy control systems and whether fibre is a necessity for backhaul.

Partner and Lead Digital Strategist, AsiaDigitalMojo:“Telcos do best when they offer clear pricing, flexible contracts and excellent service”

David Williams, partner and lead digital strategist for AsiaDigitalMojo

David Williams, partner and lead digital strategist for AsiaDigitalMojo is speaking in the Monetising LTE track on Day One of the LTE Asia conference, taking place on the 18th-19th September 2013 at the Suntec, Singapore. Ahead of the show we speak to him about how telcos can innovate in digital advertising and we find out more about what inspires him.

President and CEO, Telebras, Brazil: “There is an unbalanced relationship between content providers and telcos”

Caio Bonilha, President and CEO, Telebras, Brazil

Caio Bonilha, President and CEO, Telebras, Brazil is taking part in a panel discussion on the advantages of SDN and OpenFlow on Day One of the Broadband World Forum, taking place on the 22nd – 24th October 2013 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam. Ahead of the show we speak to him about his role, and where telcos fit in the cloud services arena.

COO, Nimbuzz: “The way forward has to be the path of collaboration and partnership with OTTs”

Joby Babu, COO, Nimbuzz

Joby Babu, COO, Nimbuzz is taking part in a debate ‘Analysing the App Opportunity’ on Day One of the LTE Asia conference, taking place on the 18th-19th September 2013 at the Suntec, Singapore. Ahead of the show we speak to him about his perspectives on the relationship between OTTs and carriers.

Vice president, Mobile System Development, Nordic and Baltics, TeliaSonera: “4G roaming is a clear requirement from our customers”

Tommy Ljunggren, vice president, Mobile System Development, Nordic and Baltics, TeliaSonera

Following the successful LTE Awards 2013, we speak to Tommy Ljunggren, vice president, Mobile System Development, Nordic and Baltics, TeliaSonera about the company’s win for its 4G roaming service in the Best LTE Roaming Product or Service category.

CEO, Fring: “One of the challenges of IP telephony is the quality of the last mile”

Roy Timor-Rousso, CEO, Fring

Roy Timor-Rousso, CEO, Fring is taking part in a debate on Ecosystem-Wide Service Innovation on Day Two of the LTE Asia conference, taking place on the The LTE Asia conference is taking place on the 18th-19th September 2013 at the Suntec, Singapore. Ahead of the show we find out more of his thoughts on the relationship between app developers and operators.

Senior Director, Business Development, Qualcomm: “The defining challenge of LTE in 2013 will be band fragmentation”

Ben Timmons, Senior Director Business Development, Qualcomm

Following the successful LTE Awards 2013, we speak to Ben Timmons, Senior Director, Business Development for Qualcomm, winners of the category, ‘Best Chipset / Processor Product’ with its Qualcomm- RF360 Front End Solution.

Head IP management, Deutsche Telekom: “There is no need to wait for blanket LTE coverage prior to launching LTE voice”

Michele Zarri, head of international standardisation and IP management, Deutsche Telekom, UK

Michele Zarri, head of international standardisation and IP management, Deutsche Telekom, UK is speaking on Day One of inaugural LTE Voice Summit, taking place on October 1st-2nd at the Hilton Paddington, London. Ahead of the show we speak we get an update on Deutsche Telekom’s progress on VoLTE.

Chris Koopmans, VP and GM, Service Provider Platforms, Citrix: “LTE does not itself guarantee a good user quality of experience for all services all of the time”

Chris Koopmans, VP and GM, Service Provider Platforms, Citrix

Following the successful LTE Awards 2013, we speak to Chris Koopmans, VP & GM Service Provider Platforms, Cloud Networking for Citrix, winners of the ‘Best LTE Traffic Management Product’ category.

Head of customer experience, Virgin Media, UK: “Big data can help better explore vast opportunities the digital world creates”

Paul Elworthy, head of customer experience for Virgin Media, UK

Paul Elworthy, head of customer experience for Virgin Media, UK is speaking at the Broadband World Forum, taking place on the 22nd – 24th October 2013 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam. Ahead of the show we speak to him about how Virgin Media is looking to enhance the customer experience of its Broadband customers.

Sales and marketing director, Samsung Networks Europe:“With data-centric networks increasingly in demand…high QoS for every user is imperative”

Mark Thompson, sales and marketing director for Samsung Networks Europe

Following the successful LTE Awards 2013, we speak to Mark Thompson, sales and marketing director for Samsung Networks Europe, winners in the Best LTE RAN Product category.

Group Head, Emerging Payments, APMEA, Mastercard: “For remote payments…LTE will absolutely play a key role”

Philip Yen, Group Head, Emerging Payments, APMEA, Mastercard

Philip Yen, Group Head, Emerging Payments, APMEA, Mastercard is speaking on Day Two of the LTE Asia conference taking place on the 18th-19th September 2013 at the Suntec, Singapore. Ahead of the show we speak to him about the challenges of creating a mobile payments eco-system.

General manager,Traffix Division, F5 Networks: “Machines create unprecedented volumes of signalling”

Ben Volkow, general manager of the Traffix Division of F5 Networks

Following the successful LTE Awards 2013, we speak to Ben Volkow, general manager of F5 Traffix, about the company’s win in the ‘Best LTE Core Network Element’ category.

President of GSM & UMTS & LTE Wireless Network, Huawei: “Mobile video will constitute 80% of all mobile broadband traffic by 2018”

Weimin-Ying-web

Following the successful LTE Awards 2013, we speak to Weimin Ying, Huawei’s President of GSM, UMTS & LTE about its win in the ‘Most Successful LTE Launch’ category.

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