Conference on CEE Telecoms 2009 - now promoted through Aarkstore

Venue: Hotel Sofitel, Bucharest, Romania

Location: Bucharest, Romania

Event Date/Time: Jan 29, 2009 End Date/Time: Jan 30, 2009
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An unrivalled informative event for the CEE and EU Markets on the CEE Telecoms Industry and the new opportunities for international expansion.

For the sixth consecutive year our CEE Telecoms conference will look into main issues facing the telecoms industry and offer outstanding solutions to businesses.The global markets and their economic growth in 2008 have been expanding by a staggering speed and the demand for telecoms supply has risen across the world. The market in each new EU country varies significantly, both in size and wealth: Slovenia’s GDP per capita is more than double that of Poland’s although Poland’s population is 19 times that of Slovenia.

Impacting on the telecoms market is EU-mandated competition, decreasing prices and leading to the introduction of new services by competing operators and incumbents alike.

This conference will offer an informative insight into the Central Eastern Europe region, covering regulatory developments, major players in the fixed-line, broadband, convergence and mobile markets, the development of new product offerings for the aforementioned markets, as well as presenting a wide range of industry related statistics in addition to broadband penetration forecasts.

Benefits of regulatory measures are becoming evident – the cost of unbundled local loops and shared access loops fell in Slovakia and Slovenia while Hungary and Slovenia offer ULLs at prices below the average of the 27 EU member nations. FttH/FttB availability is expanding in all CEE countries, with deployments by all manner of different players in the telecoms market – municipal governments, mobile network operators, fixed-line alternative operators as well as incumbents, a trend that is expected to continue moving into 2009. Emerging on the back of growing broadband penetration is the Internet economy, with data showing rises in the proportion of businesses or individuals accessing e-government services as well as businesses and individuals purchasing online. EU funding has improved accessibility to e-government services and broadband Internet in underserved areas, with additional funding until at least 2013. IPTV take up is also on the rise in most CEE countries. Aggressively priced mobile broadband access with prepaid data bundles are available in all these countries, offered over now widely-available EDGE/WCDMA/HSDPA networks and posing significant challenges for existing wireless broadband (i.e. WiMAX) operators.

This conference will examine the key issues of the current global structure of the telecoms market and opportunities for CEE Telecoms industry. Now in its 6th year in the CEE Telecoms Industry, the CEE Telecoms two-day forum has become an unrivalled informative event to attract the key players in the market.

Our conference will feature regional reports and thorough information about the topical issues facing the telecoms industry by the significant line up of expert speakers in the field.

Key areas of interest to be addressed :

New opportunities in the overly saturated telecoms markets
Learning from the emerging markets – What are the opportunities they offer and lessons they teach?
Assessing the benefits of regulatory measures
The prospects for consumer services in the CEE region
Convergence is happening: How big is its power?
Expanding Mobile operator offerings
Taking advantage from migration to a converged wireless network
Acquisitions in the Cable and Media sectors
Prospects for growth of IPTV
Service differentiation for IPTV providers
Infrastructure of the CEE Telecoms country specific market

Insight into the evolving Czech telecoms market
Poland and its developing market
Romania’s burgeoning telecoms market
Hungary and its telecoms industry
Growth potential of the Bulgarian market
Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo: Overview of their telecoms services
The segregated Bosnian telecoms market
Slovenian sophisticated telecoms market
Trends and developments in the Croatian market
The small and developing Montenegrin industry
The competitive Greek telecoms market

You will BENEFIT from additional networking opportunities including :

Extended networking breaks for exhibition viewing
Gala evening drinks reception
You will meet the CEE Telecoms professionals including:

Local, regional and international Mobile Operators
Fixed Line Operators
Carriers and service providers
Cable companies
Content companies
ISPs and analysts
Internet Service Providers
VOIP Service Providers
Telecoms Equipment Vendors
Software Vendors
Telecoms Associations
Financial Institutions
Advisors and Consultants

Key speakers include :

Mr. Jan Larsson,
Senior Strategy & Corporate Development Manager
Teliasonera International Carrier

Mr. Ola Korsmo
Market Director
Telenor Global Service

Mr. Wandrille Pruvot
VP Sales and Marketing & Regional Director (Europe)
BuzzCity Pte Ltd

Mr. Edward Mier-Jedrzejowicz
TT Comm s.a.

Mr. Sorin Zorca
Regional Director Balkans
Tiscali International Network

Mr. Petru Fuiorea
Netcity Telecom

Ms. Kinga Stanislawska
Director Telecoms, Media and Technology
Raiffeisen Investment AG


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