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About the Organisers & Partners

Event Organisers

Forum Global

Forum Global forum-global.com

Forum Global events are where people and policy meet. We specialise in policy-focused conferences and events throughout the world. Developed in partnership with businesses, institutions and governments, our events provide a platform to engage in topical  discussions, strengthen networks and progress ideas in a balanced and neutral setting.

 

Forum Global is the international arm of Forum Europe - the leading event management & conference production specialist dedicated to EU policy. Since our inception in 2012, we have delivered major international conferences across 33 countries in five continents, engaging policymakers and industry at national and regional levels around the world. We are tech policy experts - we pioneered international event initiatives focused on IoT and 5G, and are the creators of the world’s largest series of global conferences on wireless spectrum management issues, the Global Spectrum Series.

Diamond Partners

Ericsson

Ericsson www.ericsson.com

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society - a world leader in communications technology and services. Our long-term relationships with every major telecom operator in the world allow people, business and society to fulfill their potential and create a more sustainable future.

 

Our services, software and infrastructure - especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud - are enabling the telecom industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve the user experience and capture new opportunities.

 

With approximately 115,000 professionals and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. Forty percent of the world's mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our investments in research and development ensure that our solutions - and our customers - stay in front.

 

Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2015 were SEK 246.9 billion (USD 29.4 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.

 
Huawei

Huawei www.huawei.com

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Through our dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we have established end-to-end advantages in telecom networks, devices and cloud  computing. We are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers by providing competitive solutions and services. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world’s population.

Qualcomm

Qualcomm www.qualcomm.com

Qualcomm’s technologies powered the smartphone revolution and connected billions of people. While many of our inventions and breakthroughs reside “under the hood” of consumer electronics, they have transformed the world in a big way. They have helped propel mobile to the forefront of the technology world and to the top of consumers’ wish lists. They have created new opportunities for mobile ecosystem players — the wireless device makers, the operators, the developers and the content creators of the world. And more recently, our inventions and breakthroughs have inspired fresh, new ideas from those companies — large and small — new to the wireless space. 

 

 We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. Together, we focus on a single goal — invent mobile technology breakthroughs. We pioneered 3G and 4G — and now, we are leading the way to 5G and a new era of intelligent, connected devices. Our products are revolutionizing industries including automotive, computing, IoT and healthcare, and are allowing millions of devices to connect with each other in ways never before imagined. 

 

Platinum Sponsors

Coleago

Coleago www.coleago.com

Founded in 2001, Coleago is a specialist telecoms management consulting firm.  Our expertise has been developed exclusively within the telecoms sector and delivers a rare combination of telecoms-related commercial and technical skills and experience. Since 2001 we have worked on over 110 spectrum related projects in developed and emerging markets. We advise regulators on spectrum policy, spectrum roadmap, spectrum pricing, spectrum auctions and capacity building on the topic best practice in spectrum auctions. For mobile operators Coleago delivers regulatory advocacy and responses to consultation, spectrum valuation, bid strategy development and live auction support. Coleago also authored complete bid books for spectrum licence awards by means of a beauty contest. 

FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting www.fticonsulting.com

FTI Consulting has been at the center of the telecom, media and technology evolutions that have precipitated the changes that are so widespread today. With over 20 years of expertise working with the top telecom operators, vendors, government, and regulators in over 50 countries, it is one of the world's leading TMT (Telecoms, Media and Technology) consultancy practices. We have leading-edge know-how in operations, finance, valuations and end-to-end spectrum auction management. Our deep bench includes PhDs, MBAs, CPAs, IT and technology professionals, as well as former C-suite executives, principal investors, lenders, communications specialists and economists with many years of experience in their TMT industries. 

Intelsat

Intelsat www.intelsat.com

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) operates the world’s first Globalized Network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat’s Globalized Network combines the world’s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services. Thousands of organizations serving billions of people worldwide rely on Intelsat to provide ubiquitous broadband connectivity, multi-format video broadcasting, secure satellite communications and seamless mobility services. The end result is an entirely new world, one that allows us to envision the impossible, connect without boundaries and transform the ways in which we live. For more information, visit www.intelsat.com.

Microsoft

Microsoft www.microsoft.com

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

OneWeb

OneWeb www.oneweb.world

OneWeb is building a global constellation of low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites that will provide low latency, high speed broadband to even the most remote locations on Earth. Our satellites will deliver high-speed Internet to small user terminals that can be used for residential or business purposes. Terminals can be mounted on schools or buildings or on cell towers for backhaul; they can also provide full mobile connectivity for maritime, aero, or connected cars.  OneWeb's mission is to connect all the unconnected schools of the world, and to fully bridge the digital divide by 2027, bringing affordable access to more than 4 billion unconnected people around the world. OneWeb already has over USD1billion from investors such as Grupo Salinas, SoftBank, Hughes, Coca Cola, Intelsat and Virgin.  We expect to launch our first satellites in the near future; to begin customer trials in 2019; and to have full global coverage by 2023.

 

Ubiquitilink

Ubiquitilink www.ubiquitilink.com

UbiquitiLink is building a global constellation of low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites that will provide direct connectivity to standard mobile phones.  No change to the phone is required — no change in hardware or software.  This enables affordable connectivity everywhere on Earth.  While other satellite systems require a user terminal, our system eliminates the need for a user terminal.  The phone in your pocket is the user terminal.  UbiquitiLink solves a fundamental economic barrier to expanding coverage into remote areas — mobile towers are expensive to install, to maintain and operate.  UbiquitiLink will sell our service wholesale to MNOs, and MNOs will provide a retail service to their subscribers.  UbiquitiLink’s vision is that nobody should ever die because they have a phone in their pocket and they are not connected.    

 

Gold Sponsors

LS Telcom

LS Telcom www.lstelcom.com

LS telcom AG is an ISO-certified, worldwide leading provider of system solutions and consulting services for efficient spectrum management, radio monitoring and radio network planning (mobile broadband, IoT, critical communications, broadcast, etc.). Since its foundation in 1992, LS telcom has supported National Regulatory Authorities, International Institutions, Network Operators, Equipment Manufacturers and System Integrators to address challenges in radio communications.  Through its global footprint of serving customers in more than 100 countries on five continents, LS telcom has gathered significant know-how and experience from around the world. Headquartered in Lichtenau, Germany, LS telcom currently employs more than 250 people worldwide with subsidiaries in the US, Canada, France, UK, South Africa, UAE and China.  LS telcom invests substantial resources in research and development to be ahead of technology trends. To remain up to date with international regulations, standards and technology, LS telcom is a sector member of the ITU and actively participates in radio communications programs with prestigious universities and research institutes around the world.

Softbank

Softbank www.softbank.jp/en/

SoftBank Corp. is a Japanese  telecommunications and Internet corporation that provides mobile communications services, fixed-line telecommunications and ISP services, established on December 9, 1986.

EchoStar / Hughes

EchoStar / Hughes www.echostar.com

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions, headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe through its Hughes and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments.

 

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES®), the global leader in broadband satellite technology and services, operates HughesNet®, the world’s largest satellite network with over 1.3 million customers across the Americas. HughesON™ managed services provide complete connectivity solutions for enterprises and governments. The Hughes JUPITER™ System is the world’s most widely deployed High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) platform, powering community Wi-Fi hotspot solutions, cellular backhaul and maritime and aeronautical mobility applications.

 

Supporting Partners

GVF

GVF gvf.org

GVF is the only global non-profit association of the satellite industry.  Founded in 1997 and headquartered in London, it brings together organizations from around the world representing the satellite ecosystem that are engaged in the development and delivery of satellite technologies and services for consumers, commercial and government organizations worldwide.  GVF’s aim is to facilitate expanded access to satellite-based connectivity solutions globally, which is achieved through regulatory, policy and spectrum advocacy; training and certification; product quality assurance; and collaboration with user groups and other satellite stakeholders.

For more details visit our website www.gvf.org or contact us on info@gvf.org.

Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL)

Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL) www.citel.oas.org

 

CITEL aims to facilitate and promote the integral and sustainable development of interoperable, innovative and reliable telecommunications and information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the Americas, under the principle of universality, equity and affordability, with a vision of full integration of the America States into the Global Information Society. Additionally enabling and accelerating social, economic and environmentally sustainable development for all the region’s inhabitants through the development of telecommunications and ICTs.

ASIET

ASIET www.asiet.lat

The Interamerican Association of telecommunications Companies is comprised of public and private companies from the telecommunications sector operating in the countries of the American continent. We work for the development of telecommunications and the Information Society in our region through the public-private dialogue promoting the growth of the industry and favoring the exchange of knowledge and best practices, ensuring for the common interests of our partners and the industry.

GSMA

GSMA www.gsma.com

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and Internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai and the Mobile 360 Series conferences. 

Knowledge Partners

Cullen International

Cullen International www.cullen-international.com

Cullen International is an independent service provider of regulatory and competition law intelligence in the telecoms, media, digital economy and postal sectors - covering developments across Europe, Americas, the Middle East and North Africa. For over thirty years, the company’s comprehensive, neutral and timely information has been trusted by industry and official institutions alike. Cullen International’s regulatory intelligence services are complemented by topical regulatory conferences and training seminars.

Aetha

Aetha www.aethaconsulting,com

Aetha Consulting provides strategic advice to the telecommunications industry and specialises in undertaking rigorous data-driven quantitative assessments to help businesses, regulators and policy makers make major strategic and regulatory decisions. We work with our clients to develop creative and sustainable solutions to the challenges facing them in a constantly changing environment.

 

Aetha helps operators and regulators to analyse the opportunities and threats arising out of changes (whether real or proposed) in their radio spectrum holdings. Throughout the recent unprecedented growth of wireless services, Aetha's staff have been at the forefront of spectrum policy. Our consultants have assisted regulators to award spectrum and develop regulatory frameworks, including supporting the European Commission to tackle issues such as spectrum trading and the digital dividend.

 

We also support operators to understand their spectrum needs, value spectrum and bid in auctions. Each year we support 10-15 bidders in spectrum auctions - a total of over 80 award processes between mid-2011 and 2017 across all regions of the world. Our technical knowledge, combined with our rigorous valuation modelling approach, ensures that our clients are comprehensively prepared for auctions.

NERA Economic Consulting

NERA Economic Consulting www.nera.com

NERA Economic Consulting is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For half a century, NERA’s economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.

 

NERA’s clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world’s largest economic consultancies. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

Media Partners

Convergencia Latina

Convergencia Latina www.convergencialatina.com

Grupo Convergencia is the most prestigious provider of strategic information on telecommunications in Latin American markets. It was founded in Argentina, where since 1995 it publishes Telematic Convergence, Convergence Documents and the series of research infographics Map of Telecommunications Alliances in Argentina, Internet Map and Map of the Radio Spectrum in Argentina, all materials circulating by subscription. It achieved editorial successes with Telehealth and Mobile magazines.

 

Convergencialatina is the editorial unit that reflects the convergence business in the Latin American market. Created in the year 2000, it provides information, analysis and statistics to know and understand the great strategic lines of the regional players, the technology and the topics that make up the Information Society, covering Latin America and the Caribbean. It is published in Spanish and English. It has a saga of graphic products consisting of a Map representative of the sectoral businesses. They are: Big Players Map, Mobile Map, Satellite Map, Underwater Cable Map, Media Map of Uruguay, Media Map of Mexico.

DPL News

DPL News https://digitalpolicylaw.com

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Logistics

When

Wed 18 September, 2019 08.30 to
Thu 19 September, 2019 17.00

GMT-5

 

Where

Hotel José Antonio Deluxe

Calle Bellavista 133,
Miraflores 15074,
Lima

Google location map

 

Downloads

The Global Spectrum Series Sponsorship brochure

6.° Conferencia Anual sobre la Gestión del Espectro en América Latina -_1.pdf

 

 

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