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Connect-World Asia-Pacific I 2007
   
Magazine introduction

Connect-World series of magazines is the leading magazine in the telecom and ICT industry that brings together the leading industry players, regulators, associations and governments, to discuss how technological integration and digital inclusion helps reduce the gap the leading industry players, regulators, associations and governments, to discuss how technological integration and digital inclusion helps reduce the gap between the developed and developing world.
 
 
Theme: Next Generation Strategies - a look at the new environment

  • Articles
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Feature articles
 
 
Dr Sofyan A. Djalil
Dr Alexander Rusli
Article no.: 1
Topic: A sustainable ICT platform for Indonesia's future
Author: Dr Sofyan A. Djalil and Dr Alexander Rusli
Title: Dr Sofyan A. Djalil, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, and Dr Alexander Rusli, Advisor to the Minister
Organisation: Republic of Indonesia
PDF size: 336KB
 
About author:
Dr Sofyan A. Djalil is the Minister for Communication and Information Technology of the Republic of Indonesia. Dr Djalil was appointed to this position in 2004, under the administration of the President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

The Minister, Mr Djalil, has a PhD in Law, specializing in capital markets. Mr Djalil graduated from the Fletcher School of Diplomacy, and still lectures part time for postgraduate studies at Padjajaran University where he teaches numerous subjects related to the field of capital markets.




Dr Alexander Rusli is an Advisor to the Minister for Communication and Information Technology of the Republic of Indonesia. Dr Rusli has held the role of Advisor to the Minister for two administrations. Prior to that Dr Rusli was a researcher and lecturer at the University of Indonesia. In the past, Dr Rusli lectured at the Curtin University of Technology in Australia. He still lectures part time about information systems - particularly strategic information systems planning at the University of Indonesia’s School of Computing Science.

Dr Rusli holds a PhD in Information Systems.
 
Article abstract:
The economic development of Indonesia, with its 17,000 islands and 230 million people, will depend heavily upon information and communication technology. The Government of Indonesia has been working to establish an appropriate regulatory framework, to build an encompassing network infrastructure and to develop a sustainable ICT platform for national development. The population’s lack of ICT awareness, including within the government, the lack of a mature ICT industry and local language content and complex questions of individual accessibility present significant challenges.
 
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Mark Leigh Article no.: 2
Topic: Intelligent communications - a vision for the future
Author: Mark Leigh
Title: President
Organisation: Avaya Asia-Pacific
PDF size: 416KB
 
About author:
Mark Leigh is President of Avaya Asia-Pacific. Mr Leigh was the Chief Operating Officer for Asia-Pacific and China in the Business Communications Systems division of Lucent Technologies, from which Avaya spun off in September 2000. Before joining Lucent, Mr Leigh was Director of Corporate Operations for Asia-Pacific at Philips Electronics. His experience includes directorships of various companies, general management, sales and marketing, business evaluation, business development, joint ventures, merger and acquisitions, reengineering and management turnarounds. Mike Leigh has won a number of awards in the industry for his leadership.

Mike Leigh was born in the United Kingdom, where he completed his studies in engineering and management. Having started his career in Europe, he moved to the Asia-Pacific region, where he has spent most of his working life.
 
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Ken Wye Saw Article no.: 3
Topic: Next-generation messaging and collaboration
Author: Ken Wye Saw
Title: Vice-President, Sales and Marketing
Organisation: Microsoft Asia-Pacific
PDF size: 364KB
 
About author:
Ken Wye Saw is Microsoft’s Vice-President for Sales and Marketing in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to this, Ken Wye Saw served in a number of executive positions at Microsoft, including as President for Southeast Asia, General Manager for the Communications Sector in Asia-Pacific, Greater China and Japan and Managing Director of Microsoft Singapore. Actively involved in the local Singapore IT community, Mr Saw serves on the board of the Infocomm Development Authority and on the advisory committees of several Singapore-based institutions of higher education. Mr Saw has also served as the Chairman of the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation. He worked with the National Computer Board for 14 years; his last appointment there was as Assistant Chief Executive (Industry).

Ken Wye Saw graduated from the University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom with a BSC (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering and a MSC in Operational Research.
 
Article abstract:
Dealing with the growth of anytime/anywhere communications access and workforce mobility is a key challenge. Efficient communications and collaboration - locating and reaching the right people, at the right time - is critical to business success. Unified messaging solutions break down the boundaries between e-mail, instant messaging, mobile, VoIP telephony and conferencing. Next-generation messaging platforms will let workers access voicemail and fax data alongside their e-mail, calendar, contact and task data, and manage it - even by telephone.
 
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Michael Pangia Article no.: 4
Topic: Next-generation networks for a hyper-connected world
Author: Michael Pangia
Title: President - Asia
Organisation: Nortel
PDF size: 280KB
 
About author:
Michael Pangia is Nortel’s President for Asia responsible for the overall sales strategy and operation for Nortel in the Asia-Pacific region. During his 20 years with Nortel, Mr Pangia has held various senior management positions, including Vice President for Global Enterprise Operations and Services and Vice President of Finance for the Optical business unit. Prior to his current assignment, he was Chief Operating Officer for the Asia-Pacific region.

Mr Pangia holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Windsor, Canada and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto, Canada.
 
Article abstract:
The rise of bandwidth-intensive communication by individuals and businesses alike is rapidly absorbing capacity of both wired and wireless systems. Just six per cent of 3G subscribers viewing video can exhaust network capacity in many areas. In addition, the introduction of software-based telephony systems has facilitated the introduction of communications-intensive business applications. New technologies such as the ultra-high-speed Metro Ethernet Network for optical connectivity and 4G wireless solutions such as WiMAX, LTE and EV-DO Rev C are coming to the rescue.
 
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Ingvar Larsson Article no.: 5
Topic: The carrier in an IP world
Author: Ingvar Larsson
Title: President
Organisation: TeliaSonera International Carrier
PDF size: 356KB
 
About author:
Mr Ingvar Larsson is President of TeliaSonera International Carrier, responsible for all international carrier activities within the TeliaSonera Group. Before joining TeliaSonera, Ingvar Larsson was Vice President and General Manager for Ericsson Core Unit Service Network and Applications having previously held a variety of executive positions within Ericsson. Before joining Ericsson Ingvar Larsson was a Vice President at Sun Microsystems AB. Mr Larsson has 20 years of experience in the IT industry as consultant, project manager and as senior manager for R&D, professional services and systems integration.

Ingvar Larsson holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering/Control Automation and Computer Engineering from Lund’s Institute of Technology.
 
Article abstract:
The Internet and the Internet Protocol, IP, caused an ongoing revolution in the telecommunications sector. The traditional rules and business models of the sector no longer apply. IP makes it possible to transmit all types of traffic - data, voice, video, etc - on a single network and to offer many new services. This is redefining the traditional roles of carriers, mobile and fixed operators alike as each of them tries to occupy a space in the new market environment.
 
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Anatoly Korsakov Article no.: 6
Topic: IP, carrying the world’s carriers
Author: Anatoly Korsakov
Title: Vice-President, Sales
Organisation: MERA Systems
PDF size: 312KB
 
About author:
Anatoly Korsakov is the Vice President of Sales at MERA Systems. He oversees the company’s sales force and supervises the development of the global distribution network for MERA’s VoIP portfolio. Prior to joining MERA, Mr Korsakov was Account Manager and Sales Team Leader for Ericsson Russia. His previous experience also includes serving as the Chief Marketing Officer for a major regional GSM carrier in Russia.

Anatoly Korsakov holds an MS degree in Radio Engineering.
 
Article abstract:
Internet protocol, IP, networks are destroying the traditional telephone service operating company business models. IP networks are cheaper to build and run. They allow operators to consolidate voice, data and video traffic on the same network and provide a broad range of new applications and services. Operating companies have watched cable companies, which they felt would be their chief competition, but have let Internet service providers - such as Skype, Google and Yahoo - establish themselves as communication providers and become dangerous competitors.
 
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Tomi T. Ahonen Article no.: 7
Topic: Mobile social networking - the 3.45 billion dollar surprise
Author: Tomi T. Ahonen
Title: consultant, lecturer and author
Organisation: Not applicable
PDF size: 488KB
 
About author:
Tomi T. Ahonen is a four-time bestselling author and a long-time independent 3G strategy consultant. Mr Ahonen lectures on 3G and mobile social networking at Oxford University and has been a guest lecturer at a wide variety of universities and industry events. He is a former Global Head of Nokia’s 3G Business Consultancy. Mr Ahonen has delivered workshops and seminars to the leading industry players on six continents. He appears frequently on TV and has published columns and articles in a great many publications around the world. Mr Ahonen has advised a long list of leading global and regional industry organisations, and been a founding member of several. His latest book is “Communities Dominate Brands” (with Alan Moore, Futuretext, 2005).

Mr Ahonen earned a BS in Business Administration from Clarion University, USA and a MBA from St John’s University, USA.
 
Article abstract:
The Internet has brought many changes, but few as interesting as the rapidly growing phenomenon of social networking. MySpace, YouTube, Skype, Cyworld, Wikipedia, videogaming, blogging and many other communal activities have grown, literally, from nothing a few years ago to tens of millions of users. Equally surprising is the growth of mobile social networking, particularly among younger users. Mobile’s anytime anyplace availability, compared to the more limited availability of desktop or laptop Internet access, has helped propel its strong growth.
 
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Ervin Leibovici Article no.: 8
Topic: Creating the ultimate IPTV user experience
Author: Ervin Leibovici
Title: CEO
Organisation: BitBand
PDF size: 356KB
 
About author:
Ervin Leibovici is the CEO of BitBand, a leading provider of Video-On-Demand, VOD, server solutions for IPTV. Prior to joining BitBand, Mr Leibovici served at SGI as the Regional Manager of SGI EMEA, responsible for SGI business in most of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Mr Leibovici previously held managing director positions for the Israeli subsidiaries of SGI and Cray Research, the supercomputer company. Ervin Leibovici is a frequent speaker at international conferences, such as Telco TV and TVoDSL, giving presentations on the IPTV industry.

Ervin Leibovici has a BSc degree in Computer Science from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology - and an MBA from the Rekanati Business School at the University of Tel-Aviv.
 
Article abstract:
The home entertainment market is growing and becoming increasingly sophisticated. Entertainment is now available on everything from car radios to multi-media home theatres in an amazing variety of formats. IPTV, Internet Protocol Television, provides a low-cost way to offer DVD-quality, user and peer interactivity coupled with broadcast-grade content. IPTV personalizes the TV experience, facilitates buy-from-home TV-Commerce, allows on-line gaming and a wide variety of IP enabled facilities, such as keyword search, device independent viewing and on the move.
 
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Mauro Bonomi Article no.: 9
Topic: IPTV - creating the future of TV
Author: Mauro Bonomi
Title: Founder, Chairman and CEO
Organisation: Minerva Networks
PDF size: 352KB
 
About author:
Mauro Bonomi is Minerva’s Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding Minerva, Mr Bonomi was a member of the executive staff of C-Cube Microsystems, acquired by LSI Logic. Mr Bonomi has contributed heavily to the adoption of digital video technology in the consumer and communications markets.

Mr Bonomi earned Masters Degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Management from Stanford University and received an Undergraduate Degree with honours in Electrical Engineering from Pavia University in Italy.
 
Article abstract:
IPTV - its technology, quality and functionality - is finally ready to take on the competition. The one-to-one, interactive nature of IPTV lets operators personalise service, offering an extensive list of options without overloading the infrastructure. The interactive nature of IPTV makes it easy to gather data from the set-top box about individual viewer preferences and lets users schedule recordings or send messages to their friends while watching. Data collected by operators also lets advertisers target their messages to specific groups precisely.
 
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Paul Berriman Article no.: 10
Topic: Beyond IPTV
Author: Paul Berriman
Title: Head of Strategic Market Development
Organisation: PCCW Limited
PDF size: 296KB
 
About author:
Paul Berriman is the Head of Strategic Market Development at PCCW Limited. He has also served as PCCW’s Senior Vice President of Strategy and Marketing. He previously worked as the Managing Director of Arthur D. Little’s Hong Kong office and, before that, with his own consulting business, Contactica, which he sold to Arthur D. Little in 1999. Prior to that, he held technical, engineering and operations management roles at New World Telephone, Reuters, HKT CSL and the Hong Kong Telephone Company.

Mr Berriman is a Chartered Engineer through the Institute of Electrical Engineers and a member of the Institute of Acoustics. He earned a BSc in Electroacoustics from the University of Salford in the UK and an MBA from the University of Hong Kong.
 
Article abstract:
IPTV plays a pivotal role in the strategy of any operator that wishes to be more than a communications pipe. Value-added services, such as IPTV, guarantee vital revenues, help maintain the customer relationship and provide a base for additional services - such as on-line shopping, interactive gaming, video-on-demand - and the revenue they bring. IPTV is, above all, a way to build a two-way service, interact with the subscriber and personalise the service offering in an increasingly fragmented market.
 
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Alon Ironi Article no.: 11
Topic: Global MDTV – the multi-standard approach
Author: Alon Ironi
Title: CEO
Organisation: Siano Mobile Silicon
PDF size: 500KB
 
About author:
Alon Ironi is the CEO of Siano Mobile Silicon. Mr Ironi has more than 15 years of experience in Fabless IC, including positions as the former CEO of Emblaze Semiconductor Ltd, entrepreneur in residence at Concord VC, General Manager of Zoran Israel and Vice President of Engineering at Zoran Corporation. Mr Ironi’s experience includes management, product roadmap definition and strategy, SoC architecture and design, and building and maintaining commercial relationships with Asian customers.

Mr Ironi holds a BSEE Cum Laude from the Technion Institute of Technology in Israel and completed the MSEE programme Cum Laude at the Santa Clara University in Santa Clara California.
 
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Hubert Zimmermann Article no.: 12
Topic: Bringing TV to mobile
Author: Hubert Zimmermann
Title: CEO
Organisation: UDcast
PDF size: 304KB
 
About author:
Hubert Zimmermann is the Chief Executive Officer of UDcast. Previously, Mr Zimmermann was director of high availability software engineering at Sun Microsystems. He joined Sun upon the acquisition of Chorus Systems, a global system software company of which he was CEO. Before founding Chorus Systems, Mr Zimmermann led a number of R&D projects at INRIA, France Telecom R&D and the French Ministry of Defence. His other credentials include leading the development and the international standardization of the seven layer OSI reference model at ISO and CCITT, sitting on France Telecom Scientific Advisory Board (1995-2000) and receiving several awards (IEEE, ACM, French Academy of Sciences) for his work in the field of computer communications.

Mr Zimmermann earned engineering degrees from Ecole Polytechnique (Paris) and Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Telecom (Paris).
 
Article abstract:
Portable TV, television on the move, has never been popular. The sets were too big and heavy, the antenna was awkward and the battery life was bad. New technology, the cell phone, 3G mobile networks and handsets, and a number of new standards for mobile TV including DVB-H, have finally made mobile TV a viable proposition. Earning a reasonable return on investment, however, requires a relatively low cost, high-performance, infrastructure solution such as that provided by a flexible direct-to-transmitter architecture.
 
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D.P. Venkatesh Article no.: 13
Topic: The future of mobile content in Asia
Author: D.P. Venkatesh
Title: Founder and CEO
Organisation: mPortal
PDF size: 388KB
 
About author:
D. P. Venkatesh, the Founder and CEO of mPortal, has more than 17 years’ experience in executive management, strategic planning and business development in the telecommunications industry. Prior to founding mPortal, Mr Venkatesh was with McKinsey & Company in their Hong Kong office as part of their global Telecommunications Practice. Mr Venkatesh led the Asia-Pacific telecommunications practice for Computer Sciences Corporation and started CSC’s office in Asia. Earlier in his career, Mr Venkatesh held several positions in product management and marketing for Convergys in North America.

Mr Venkatesh holds both an MS in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati, as well as a BS in Chemical Engineering from Anna University.
 
Article abstract:
The mobile content sector is in a state of flux and uncertainty. Both content providers and operators want to ‘own’ the market. Content providers would like a Web-type model with free content, but operators want to charge for the content and not become mere re-transmitters. Whatever the model, the success of mobile content will depend upon the quality of the user experience, ubiquitous and seamless network availability, and pricing schemes that reflect the user’s perception of the value of mobility.
 
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D. Shivakumar Article no.: 14
Topic: Mobility for development
Author: D. Shivakumar
Title: Vice President & Country Gerneral Manager
Organisation: Nokia India
PDF size: 272KB
 
About author:
Mr D. Shivakumar is Vice President and Country General Manager for Nokia India. Mr Shivakumar has over two decades of experience in the consumer market in India. He previously headed the consumer electronics business for Philips India as Senior VP and Executive Director on the Philips India board. Prior to this, he spent several years with Hindustan Lever in various sales, marketing and business head roles; his last assignment at Lever was heading their hair-care business. Mr Shivakumar is passionate about writing and teaching. He used to contribute to a marketing column in BusinessWorld between 1985 and 1992. Mr Shivakumar also teaches regularly at business schools across the country.

Mr Shivakumar holds a degree in Management and Engineering.
 
Article abstract:
Mobile telephony, a novelty and luxury until recently, now outpaces traditional telephony throughout the world. In developing nations, where the cost of wired infrastructure was always prohibitively expensive, mobile is the communications system and a social and economic lifeline for those that use it. It drives economic development and brings better health, educational, social and government services. In India, even the teawallah, the dhobi and the sabziwallah’s (tea vendor, launderer and vegetable seller) use mobile phones for their businesses.
 
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Graham Cradock Article no.: 15
Topic: On-demand, interactive TV
Author: Graham Cradock
Title: Executive Vice President and General Manager, Asia-Pacific
Organisation: Tandberg Television
PDF size: 276KB
 
About author:
Graham Cradock is the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Tandberg Television Asia-Pacific, responsible for all of Tandberg Television’s commercial operations in the region. He is also part of Tandberg Television’s global executive management team, responsible for developing advanced compression systems, on-demand solutions and interactive television technologies. During Mr Cradock’s career at Tandberg Television, he has also served as the Director of Business Development for Asia-Pacific, and worked at Tandberg Television’s global management HQ in the UK. Prior to Tandberg, Mr Cradock led the team at NTL that created the first digital terrestrial receiver and worked as New Business Development Manager at NDS Ltd. He started his career with Mitsubishi Electric in Japan.

Graham Cradock has a Master of Engineering degree in Electronics.
 
Article abstract:
Digital television is changing dramatically due to the growing availability of Video-on-Demand and interactivity, and service providers are excited by the revenue streams this will bring. Technology for interactive and on-demand services is here. Service providers, however, cannot let what happened in the music industry - when they ignored MP3 and let smart, motivated entrepreneurs take over the market - happen to them. Interactive games, interaction with popular TV quizzes and other novelties can increase customer satisfaction and reduce churn.
 
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Alex Zhou Article no.: 16
Topic: China’s migration to digital broadcasting
Author: Alex Zhou
Title: Country Manager, China
Organisation: Irdeto
PDF size: 372KB
 
About author:
Alex Zhou is Irdeto’s Country Manager for China. Previously, Alex Zhou worked for Cisco China in product sales, programme management and business development. Earlier, Mr Zhou served as technical manager for Digital Equipment Corporation’s (DEC) Guangzhou Office responsible for post-sales technical support.

Mr Zhou graduated from South China University of Technology with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. Currently, Mr Zhou is attending the EMBA programme at Guanghua School of Management, Beijing University.
 
Article abstract:
The Chinese Government, after experimenting with digital TV for several years, is now promoting the rapid expansion of digital cable systems in entire cities across China. The goal is to provide widespread digital access in time for the 2008 Summer Olympics hosted by China. In parallel, government, media, film and television figures have a five-year master plan to transform China into a ‘nation of innovation’ and to produce video, music, Web and information content for the burgeoning digital broadcasting networks.
 
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Tim Warren Article no.: 17
Topic: Personal television - the future of TV?
Author: Tim Warren
Title: Director On-Demand Software
Organisation: Harmonic Inc.
PDF size: 344KB
 
About author:
Tim Warren is the Director of On-Demand Software at Harmonic Inc. Previously he served as CTO and was a co-founder of Entone Technologies. His professional experience is mainly in distributed computing systems and video on demand, VOD, architecture design and development. Prior to joining Entone, Mr Warren served as the lead engineer on the world’s first commercial deployment of VOD where he was specifically responsible for the VOD server design, deployment and operations. Prior to that, Mr Warren was a software consultant on a number of complex real-time transaction processing system design and deployment projects.

Tim Warren holds degrees in Computing and Mathematics from Oxford University, UK.
 
Article abstract:
Planning your TV viewing according to broadcaster schedules will soon end. On-demand TV that lets you watch what you want when you want is arriving. Over time, quality has improved and the selection grown, but untying the viewer from the broadcaster’s schedule is the greatest change in the service model since the introduction of TV. The demand for ‘personalisation’ of TV programmeming and modern equipment that lowers the cost of content production are broadening the range and availability of commercial content.
 
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David Ball Article no.: 18
Topic: Asia-Pacific: the next-generation of satellite services
Author: David Ball
Title: Regional Vice President Asia-Pacific
Organisation: Intelsat Corporation
PDF size: 532KB
 
About author:
David Ball is Intelsat’s Regional Vice President for Asia-Pacific. Mr Ball joined Intelsat following the merger between PanAmSat and Intelsat. David Ball served as PanAmSat’s Vice President for Asia, having previously worked at the company’s headquarters and in a variety of sales, engineering and space systems development positions. Prior to joining PanAmSat, he served as a commissioned officer in the RAAF, specializing in communications system management. Mr Ball is a member of the Council of Governors of CASBAA, Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia, and is a member of the CASBAA Satellite Industry Committee.

David Ball holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Communications Engineering from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and a Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Deakin University.
 
Article abstract:
Satellite services play an important role in the growth of communications and entertainment services in the Asia-Pacific region. Satellites are facilitating the spread of high-definition television and direct-to-home programmeming, IPTV and mobile TV services. Satellite transmits special events throughout the region using multi-casting to provide local language coverage in each country. Although Asia, historically, has imported much content, satellite distribution now lets Asian providers distribute their content throughout the region and to Asian communities around the globe.
 
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Eddie Kato Article no.: 19
Topic: Satellite infrastructure in Asia-Pacific
Author: Eddie Kato
Title: Vice President and General Manager
Organisation: Alcatel Alenia Space
PDF size: 456KB
 
About author:
Eddie Kato is Vice President and General Manager for Alcatel Alenia Space’s space solutions businesses in the Asia-Pacific region. Before joining Alcatel Alenia Space in Singapore, he held various senior positions in the US at Orbital Sciences Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corporation. Previously, Mr Kato worked at Mitsubishi Electric Corporation of Japan.

Eddie Kato holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Yokohama City University of Japan.
 
Article abstract:
Asia-Pacific satellite communications is facing numerous challenges. The fleet will soon need replacement, but unless new sources of capital are found - such as condo-sat, where partners share transponder capacity and capital investment on larger satellites - it will be hard to sustain the traditional business model. Mergers and acquisitions are not considered practical, but partnerships between multiple operators to plan, finance, procure and market capacity might work. Two new markets, however, are growing - satellite mobile telephony and military communications.
 
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Confirmed authors (Order by article no.)
 
Dr Sofyan A. Djalil and Dr Alexander Rusli
Dr Sofyan A. Djalil, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, and Dr Alexander Rusli, Advisor to the Minister, Republic of Indonesia
 
Mark Leigh
President, Avaya Asia-Pacific
 
Ken Wye Saw
Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, Microsoft Asia-Pacific
 
Michael Pangia
President - Asia, Nortel
 
Ingvar Larsson
President, TeliaSonera International Carrier
 
Anatoly Korsakov
Vice-President, Sales, MERA Systems
 
Tomi T. Ahonen
consultant, lecturer and author, Not applicable
 
Ervin Leibovici
CEO, BitBand
 
Mauro Bonomi
Founder, Chairman and CEO, Minerva Networks
 
Paul Berriman
Head of Strategic Market Development, PCCW Limited
 
Alon Ironi
CEO, Siano Mobile Silicon
 
Hubert Zimmermann
CEO, UDcast
 
D.P. Venkatesh
Founder and CEO, mPortal
 
D. Shivakumar
Vice President & Country Gerneral Manager, Nokia India
 
Graham Cradock
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Asia-Pacific, Tandberg Television
 
Alex Zhou
Country Manager, China, Irdeto
 
Tim Warren
Director On-Demand Software, Harmonic Inc.
 
David Ball
Regional Vice President Asia-Pacific, Intelsat Corporation
 
Eddie Kato
Vice President and General Manager, Alcatel Alenia Space

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