From Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Informa Telecoms & Media in partnership with telecommunications consultancy company COMSYS have announced the agenda for the first-ever VSAT Latin America event, taking place from 2–3 July 2013 at The Grand Hyatt Hotel, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The show is expected to attract hundreds of satellite and telecoms professionals from across Latin America and beyond with two days of discussion and debate around the VSAT industry.
Support has already been confirmed from ANATEL, who will be Institutional Partner at the event alongside the GVF, who are the Official Endorsing Association for the show. Advantech Wireless, Hughes, iDirect, Intelsat and Newtec have all confirmed their participation as Major Supporting Sponsors of the show.
Speakers confirmed so far for the two-day conference include Simon Bull, Senior Consultant at COMSYS; Jorge Villarreal, CEO at Elara Comunicaciones; and Alexis Aguirre, Sales Engineering Manager for LATAM, British Telecom. Alexis will be presenting a case study on BT VSAT deployments in Latin America, examining the large-scale VSAT deployments for CAIXA & CORREIOS. Day 2 speakers include Rafael Guimaraes, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Hughes do Brasil, and Martin Jarrold, Chief of International Programme Management at the GVF, both of whom will be focusing on public policy and regulation within the region and how this impacts upon the growth of VSAT services. Continue>