TelcoTV Asia '09 - Execs From More Than 40 Chinese & Asian Operators to Attend Along With Government Officials as Part of Shanghai's Annual Technology Week Campaign

Representatives from carriers such as Jiangsu Telecom, Guangdong Telecom, and Shanghai Teleocom to attend, joining Shanghai ministry officials, as well as leading video exhibitors such as ZTE and Microsoft

Sep 2, 2009

TelcoTV Asia 2009 (; ), jointly hosted by Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & Television (SCRFT) and Shanghai Economy & Information Technology Commission (SHEITC), announced that representatives from more than 40 Chinese and Asian regional operators will be attending the show, which will be held October 13-14 in Shanghai, China.

Many of the telecom and cable operators that have confirmed they are attending the event, either as speakers or audience members, have launched their IPTV, mobile video, and online video services in the past 12 months. The Chinese operators in attendance will include Jiangsu Telecom, Guangdong Telecom, Heilongjiang Unicom, Shanghai Telecom, and Hangzhou WASU. They will be sharing technology topics as well as business model issues together with the leading IPTV and communications suppliers such as ZTE, Ericsson, Microsoft, and Motorola. The on-site attendee number is estimated to reach 300.

TelcoTV Asia is part of the Shanghai Municipal Government's city-wide campaign, Software and Information Services Technology Week, involving 10 events in the same week from October 11-16. This government program includes extensive Chinese media exposure, press conferences, and attendance from a variety of governmental departments during the TelcoTV Asia event.

"TelcoTV Asia will be an important part of the Shanghai government's program," said Arron Xu, Associate Director of Light Reading China. "We are bringing some of the communications industry's top speakers and players together during this week. As for TelcoTV Asia, we get great exposure and government involvement in our program by participating. This relationship is important as LR China builds its industry presence in China and continues to grow its operator audience."

  For more information about the event, please contact:

  Arron Xu
  Associate Director, Light Reading China
  Tel: 86-21-6278 7488#8501

  Lucy Green
  Account Director, North America
  Tel: 1-949-223-3630

  About Light Reading

Founded in 2000, Light Reading ( is the leading online media, research, and focused event company serving the $3 trillion worldwide communications market. is the ultimate source for technology and financial analysis of the communications industry, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation. Light Reading's research arms, Heavy Reading and Pyramid Research, provide the most comprehensive communications research, market data, and technology analysis in close to 100 markets around the world. Light Reading produces almost 20 targeted communications events including TelcoTV, Ethernet Expo New York and Ethernet Expo London, The Tower Summit at CTIA, and Optical Expo, as well as focused one-day events tailored for cable, mobile, and wireline executives. Light Reading was acquired by United Business Media in August 2005, and operates as a unit of TechWeb.

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CONTACT: Arron Xu, Associate Director, Light Reading China, +86-21-6278
7488#8501,, or Lucy Green, Account Director, Light
Reading North America, +1-949-223-3630,

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