Next week, Senior Policy Fellow Abu Saeed Khan will be among the earliest speakers at ITU’s big tamasha, coming back to our part of the work after some time. In addition to Abu, who will discuss the work we are doing in partnership with UNESCAP to improve the resilience and reduce the costs of Asia’s international backhaul capacity, Reg Coutts, a member of the CPRsouth Board is also scheduled to speak.
PSA1 : Riding the Data Wave
Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013, 14:15 – 15:45, Jupiter 8
The plethora of new wireless devices reaching international markets is facilitating innovative business models but stressing the ability of fixed and mobile networks to keep pace. Wireless has for some time provided basic connectivity in Asia but the data storm that has hit European and North American markets will present new challenges to operators due to the shortage of high capacity back haul. ‘Front-hauling’ is one of the techniques that have been promoted as a solution but its use of scarce spectrum presents other difficulties.
Mr Maurie Dobbin, Managing Director, TeleResources Engineering, Australia
Professor Reg Coutts, Managing Director, Coutts Communications, Australia
Mr Paul Garnett, Director Microsoft’s Technology Policy Group, Microsoft, United States
Dr James Hong, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Korea Telecom, Korea (Rep. of)
Mr Abu Saeed Khan, Senior Policy Fellow, LIRNEasia, Bangladesh
Dr Prasit Prapinmongkolkarn, Emeritus Professor and Chair Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand