Sponsors

  • Established in 2012, edotco is the first regional and integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Asia, providing end-to-end solutions in the tower services sector from tower leasing, co-locations, build-to-suit, energy, transmission and operations and maintenance (O&M).With a regional portfolio that includes over 17,000 towers across edotco’s core markets of Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Pakistan and Myanmar, edotco strives to deliver outstanding performance in telecommunications infrastructure services and solutions. edotco’s value-added services are supported by state-of-the-art real time monitoring service, echo, which has improved field operations while maximizing operational efficiencies in terms of battery, energy and fuel consumption for telecoms infrastructure.Through its operations in developing Asian economies, edotco has established a strong track record in nation building. edotco has progressively invested in industry best practices, providing a broad portfolio of infrastructure solutions and offering value-added services to enhance efficiencies and connectivity for communities. edotco is committed to conducting its business in a responsible and sustainable manner for the benefit of its customers, employees, communities and developing nations.

  • DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in the world.

    DBS is at the forefront of leveraging digital technology to shape the future of banking, and has been named “World’s Best Digital Bank” by Euromoney. The bank has also been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named “Asia’s Best Bank” by several publications including The Banker, Global Finance, IFR Asia and Euromoney since 2012. In addition, the bank has been named “Safest Bank in Asia” by Global Finance for nine consecutive years from 2009 to 2017.

    DBS provides a full range of services in consumer, SME and corporate banking. As a bank born and bred in Asia, DBS understands the intricacies of doing business in the region’s most dynamic markets. DBS is committed to building lasting relationships with customers, and positively impacting communities through supporting social enterprises, as it banks the Asian way. It has also established a SGD 50 million foundation to strengthen its corporate social responsibility efforts in Singapore and across Asia.

    With its extensive network of operations in Asia and emphasis on engaging and empowering its staff, DBS presents exciting career opportunities. The bank acknowledges the passion, commitment and can-do spirit in all of our 22,000 staff, representing over 40 nationalities.

  • Moody's Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis. Moody's commitment and expertise contributes to transparent and integrated financial markets, and the firm's ratings and analysis track debt covering approximately 120 sovereign nations, 11,000 corporate issuers, 21,000 public finance issuers, and 72,000 structured finance obligations

  • Linklater’s global TMT sector team combines market-leading TMT lawyers with corporate/M&A, competition, data protection/information management, intellectual property, commercial and financial specialists who work together to deliver exceptional insight into the complexities of the commercial and regulatory TMT environment.Multinational telecommunications, media and technology clients rely on us for full-service legal advice in the areas of M&A, joint ventures, regulatory issues, asset protection, restructurings, information governance and major commercial contracts with customers and suppliers.

  • BIZIT M&A is a global online M&A platform, where sellers and buyers from all over the world can meet and execute transactions online. Launched in 2018, the platform is registered by 4,500 companies from over 150 countries. Over 400 “matches” of sellers and buyers are already made online. You can post any deal related information onto BIZIT M&A including company/business overview and financials that potential buyers require before initiating negotiation. Buyers can directly send messages to sellers on BIZIT M&A when you wish to know more about the registered deal.

  • Hardiman Telecommunications Ltd. is a leading consultancy firm in telecommunications & technology due diligence assessment and performance enhancement. Our client base includes mid-cap funds, geographic specialist funds and high-value strategic acquisition funds.
    We provide seasoned expertise at all phases of investment cycles. Our work spans the timeline from initial due diligence through performance enhancement to implementation of exit. We also assist with portfolio balancing through identification and quantification of factors governing upside return possibilities and downside risk containment.
    The aggregate value of transactions we have supported in the last 5 years exceeds $US 100b.
    We have been active since 1994. All of our staff have held profit-accountable senior positions in the international telecommunications and technology industries prior to joining us. We do not hire juniors, we do not hire “Career Consultants” and we do not hire directly from business schools.
    Our unique blend of operational experience and sectoral focus allows rapid turnaround of accurate, quantitatively sustained work. We are specifically experienced in implementing continuity and clear points of reference, together with production of rigorously structured deliverables, against the extreme urgency and rapid evolution of priorities with which many PE transactions are concluded.

  • IFC

    Investing Across the TMT Spectrum
    IFC channels investments toward private companies that bridge the digital divide by building modern communications infrastructure and information technology businesses. By making technology more widely available in developing countries, these investments give local populations access to the latest applications, systems, best practices & wider markets, accelerate GDP growth and increase productivity.
    Our TMT Clients: Our clients range from tech start-up firms to global mobile operators. For smaller firms we offer venture financing, encouraging private sector investment in markets traditionally considered too risky. For larger firms we offer debt, syndication and loan guarantees. IFC in TMT: 20+ Years experience making TMT investments in emerging markets; Arranged and provided $8.3 billion in financing to over 115 telecom and IT projects in developing countries; Global TMT investment team with offices in over 80 countries. IFC is: Largest multilateral source of private sector financing in emerging markets; Resources and know-how of a global development bank with the flexibility of a merchant bank; Promoter of environmental, social, and corporate governance standards; $50+ billion portfolio spread across 111 countries in over 2000 companies. Financial Products: Equity and Early Stage Equity; Quasi-Equity; Subordinated Debt; Risk Guarantees ; Revolving Credit Loans; Project and Corporate Loans; Syndications; Local Currency Financing. TMT Investment Areas: Telecoms; Satellite; Sub-Marine Cables; Wireless/Cellular; Fiber Backbones; Broadband; Towers; Managed Services; Media; Infrastructure; Applications ; Content; Technology; Information Security; Data Centers e/m Payment Systems; IT & IT Enabled Services; Hardware/Devices

Media Partners

  • Developing Telecoms

    Developing Telecoms covers the transformation and empowerment of emerging markets through mobile telephony and broadband wireless internet access. Our mission is to keep stakeholders informed about opportunities and the technologies, products, services and processes delivering this unprecedented development. With 16,000+ monthly visitors and 26,000+ e-newsletter subscribers Developing Telecoms is a trusted source of information for executives in the communications sector in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Our audience spans the decision making chain, from initial research and establishing use cases, through technical and operational evaluation, marketing and sales approval to final sign-off.

  • Mobile Wireless Jobs is the leading telecom careers employment work labor HR Executive Recruitment blog for mid-career to senior-level applicant candidate professionals, staffing / hiring managers, employers and human resources personnel looking for iOS & Android Developers, Wireless Network Engineers, DevOps, QA and RF Engineers.

  • Oxford Business Group (OBG)

    Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global publishing, research and consultancy firm, which publishes economic intelligence on the markets of Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
    OBG offers comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic and sectoral developments, including banking, capital markets, energy, infrastructure, industry and insurance.
    OBG’s acclaimed economic and business reports are the leading source of local and regional intelligence, while OBG’s online economic briefings provide up-to-date in-depth analysis. OBG’s consultancy arm offers tailor-made market intelligence and advice to firms operating in these markets and those looking to enter them.

  • We have been keeping professionals in the telecoms industry up-to-date since 2000. Telecompaper is a well respected, independent research and publishing company focussed on the telecommunications industry.

  • TelcoProfessionals(TP) is an interactive, content rich, blog- and video-centric online community, and business exchange, developed exclusively for the Telecom and Media  industry. We are dedicated to individuals working in the industry globally, as a place they can find and help each other get ahead. TP includes a full Telecom & Media events listing, blogs from Thought Leaders, videos of the people shaping the industry’s future. TP allows you to network directly with over 110,000 like-minded unique viewers from 206 countries.

    To enhance your professional profile and network for future business opportunities, or to visit our jobs portal, join us today on www.telcoprofessionals.com.

  • In 2010, CMO Asia was launched to plug a vacuum in the Marketing community. This is a peer networking body and this effort helps connect all marketers across sectors on a common platform. The vision of this platform is to share the latest stories that have worked across branding & marketing space & provide learning opportunities from the experiences of every marketing professional. This is the need of the hour to be able to thrive for the future. Do visit www.cmoasia.org

  • Telecom Times is a key online portal based in Sydney, Australia, aimed at presenting news, updates and insights relating to the telecommunications industry.

    Edited by Richard van der Draay, Telecom Times has a keen readership comprising a broad sweep of C-suite representatives from major telco, IT and disruptive software companies from Australia and New Zealand as well as the broader Asia-Pacific region.