TelcoTV Asia '09 Receives Government Support and Secures Industry's Top Speakers

TelcoTV Asia, which has already secured more than 25 speakers from leading Asia/Pacific carriers and CATV operators, will be jointly hosted by the two key Shanghai media and information technology commissions

Aug 11, 2009

TelcoTV Asia 2009 (;, scheduled for October 13-14 in Shanghai, will be jointly hosted by Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & Television (SCRFT) and Shanghai Economy & Information Technology Commission (SHEITC) at the Hyatt on the Bund Shanghai Hotel. The conference and exhibition, which will be part of a government-run information week held during the same time, has already confirmed more than 25 speakers from leading operators around the world.

Officials from SCRFT and SHEITC will speak at the TelcoTV Asia, presenting their blueprint for the development of China's multimedia and information technology industry and related policies.

The Chinese central government recently announced a new policy encouraging the joint entrance of both the broadcasting and telecommunications industries into mobile, IPTV, and other video opportunities. Leading operators will be attending TelcoTV Asia, looking for new technologies to help achieve this ambitious plan and searching for appropriate business models as well.

"TelcoTV Asia will be a great networking opportunity for telecom carriers, cable TV companies, broadcasting companies, and the technology companies that serve them," says Arron Xu, Associate Director of Light Reading China.

The following industry executives are already confirmed to speak at TelcoTV Asia 09:

  --  Wang Wenbin, General Manager, CCTV International
  --  Ian Chin, Vice President, BesTV
  --  Georges Penalver, Group VP Strategic Marketing, France Telecom
  --  Yun Chao Hu, Chairman, Open IPTV Forum
  --  Jay Kishigami, Executive Director, NTT Lab
  --  Zhu Bin, General Manager, IPTV Operation Center, Shanghai Telecom
  --  Dr. Qing Xiao, Technical Expert, IPTV, Shanghai Telecom
  --  Patrick Tan, Deputy Director, IPTV Service, SingTel
  --  Kate McKenzie, Group Managing Director, Strategic Marketing, Telstra
  --  Tae Yol Yoo, Head of Economics and Management Research Lab, Korea
  --  Wan Qianrong, Vice President, Oriental Cable Network
  --  Yennun Huang, CEO, Vee Telecom (Taiwan)
  --  Chang Yifong, Deputy Chief Engineer, ChungHwa Telecom
  --  Xu Jiangshan, Chief Engineer, Shenzhen Topway Cable Network
  --  Qiao Xiaoyan, Vice President, Hangzhou Huashu Online
  --  Wang Bin, Project Director, Guangzhou Zhujiang Digital Media
  --  Eric Li, Regional Sales Director, Asia Pacific, Microsoft
  --  Ben Silva, VP Sales and Marketing, Telairity
  --  Mark Adams, VP Asia, Accedo Broadband
  --  Anke Gill, VP Marketing, BNS
  --  Sefy Ariely, VP Sales and Marketing, Orca Interactive
  --  Charles Moon, Manager, Asia Pacific, Pyramid Research

  --  Steve Hawley, Principal Analyst, TV Strategy

  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 @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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TechWeb ( the global leader in business technology media, is an innovative business focused on serving the needs of technology decision-makers and marketers worldwide. TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed media brands in the business technology market. Today, more than 13.3 million* business technology professionals actively engage in our communities created around our global face-to-face events Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat, and VoiceCon; online resources such as the TechWeb Network, Light Reading, Intelligent Enterprise,,, and The Financial Technology Network; and the market leading, award-winning InformationWeek, TechNet Magazine, MSDN Magazine, Wall Street & Technology magazines. TechWeb also provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation performance marketing, integrated media, research, and analyst services. TechWeb is a division of United Business Media, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

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