23rd Convergence India 2015 expo ends with the 2nd Annual Telecom Summit and FTTH Council Asia Pacific Summit, today

Top Quote South Asia's largest Telecom, Broadcast and Digital media event attracted over 15,000 massive business visitors, and participation by 400+ companies from 30 countries. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 24, 2015 - Themed as 'Connecting India', 23rd Convergence India 2015 Expo, largest South Asian platform for Telecom, Broadcast and Digital Media, came to an end today with an overwhelming response from the industry, trade visitors and participating exhibitors.

    The last day of the Convergence India 2015 Expo was a remarkable opportunity for many visitors to experience latest technologies, knowledge sharing sessions and views shared by some of the key global leaders. The expo also witnessed two landmark summits which happened on the third day - 2nd annual Telecom Summit and 2nd annual FTTH council Asia pacific summit.

    During the 2nd Annual Telecom Summit R.K. Bahuguna, CMD, Rail Tel said "Wifi is the 4G for rural India and easy technology and cheaper technology is what we are looking for." S Chandrasekhar, Group Director, Government Affairs and public policy, Microsoft shared during the 2nd Annual Telecom Summit, "There are two challenges - Physical access and affordability for rural India which we need to address".

    The expo, inaugurated by the Hon'ble Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, also witnessed various thought provoking conferences by leading industry experts like Mr. Manoj Kohli, Managing Director, Bharti Enterprise, Mr. Umang Das, Chief Mentor, Viom Networks Ltd. Etc and had interesting sessions on the topics like "Green Telecom in Digital India", "OTT- Transforming the future of TV", "Digital India", "Internet for all" etc.

    Speaking at the forum, B.M Baveja, Scientist G & Group Coordinator, Department of Electronics & IT, Ministry of Communication & IT said, "Proliferation of broadband to rural masses is needed and this technology can be further exploited for the vision of Digital India to come into light."

    During these three days, a huge number of visitors came to the 23rd Convergence India 2015 Expo and attracted over 400 companies and their CEO's from countries like Australia, Canada, China, Japan, UAE, UK, USA, etc. to name a few, showcasing the latest trends and technologies in broadband, telecom, cable, satellite, digital India, cloud computing, VAS, LTE Networks etc. by some of the renowned brand names like Erickson, Sony, HP, Broadcom, ABOX42, Ambrane, Ericsson etc.

    Prem Behl, Chairman, Exhibitions India Group, said "We are pleased to receive quality trade visitors and eminent speakers at our forum. We will continue to work on improving and contributing to the Indian ICT industry, and aim to increase the level of the show with each passing year."

    Exhibitions India Group (EIG) has been serving the Indian Information Communication Technology sector by organizing the annual International Convergence India series of expos since 1992. The forthcoming international expo is endorsed by the Department of Telecommunication and the Department of Electronics & Information Technology, the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has also extended its support to the event.

    About Convergence India:
    Into its 23rd edition, Convergence India expo is regarded as the most influential and relevant trade event for the ICT, broadcast and digital media industry in South Asia region. The three day event is a powerful platform for telecom operators, service and content providers, equipment and device manufacturers, information & network security, broadcasters, broadcast equipment, cable & satellite companies, digital media etc. to showcase their products and services to the global industry. Kindly visit: http://www.convergenceindia.org/.

    About Exhibitions India:
    (EIG) is a trade promotion organization creating opportunities for investments, joint ventures and technology transfers. EIG is an interface between businesses, government, academia, society, media, etc. and is amongst the few trade fair and conference organizers in India with ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 14001:2004 certification. EIG has been in existence since 1987 and comprises of several strategic business units. EIG is committed to providing satisfaction to its customers by organizing focused international quality trade shows through exceptional services, employee involvement, market intelligence and continual improvement. For more information, please visit www.exhibitionsindiagroup.com.

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