Tag Archives: varun arora

Broadband World Forum Day 3

On Day 3 of the Broadband World Forum I ran the session “Aligning to Developer Needs, Using Developer Communities to Lead the Service Innovation Race” 2009 was the year of the app store and developer community.  In 2010 how are we doing as an industry? This session brings together the leading developer community managers with […]

Broadband World Forum InfoVision Awards

The BBWF InfoVision Awards were announced last night.  Firstly, congratulation to the Dial2do team for winning in the Best Service Category. Sean O’Sullivan (CTO Dial2do) along with Varun Aorora (CEO GotoCamera, winner of last year’s InfoVision Award) will be on the panel session I’m running on Thursday 28th Oct 1430-1545: Aligning to Developer Needs Using […]

Broadband World Forum 2010 Day 1, October 26th, CNIT La Defense, Paris, France

Day 1 of the Broadband World Forum started with Keynotes from Matt Bross (Huawei), Johan Bergendahl (Ericsson) and Oliver Baujard (Deutsche Telekom). Matt’s session was entitled “Innovation @ the speed of life.”  Highlighting the problem operators have in focusing on phone numbers and addresses not people, and the issue of lack of customer trust in […]

Update: Broadband World Forum 2010, October 26-28th, CNIT La Defense, Paris, France

In a couple of weeks the main broadband event of the year will be held in Paris, the Broadband World Forum, October 26-28th, CNIT La Defense.  By the numbers there will be 6000+ attendees, 280+ exhibitors, 200+ speakers, 125+ global carrier case studies & presentations.  The latter number is key, like MWC (Mobile World Congress) […]

Broadband World Forum 2010, October 26-28th, CNIT La Defense, Paris, France

With a new child at home I’ve been limiting travel, well trying to, so this year only the two most important conferences in my calendar are attended: Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Feb and Broadband World Forum (BBWF) in October.  Informa have taken over BBWF so their massive conference machine, and in particular Gavin Whitechurch, […]

Preview: 4th annual SDP Asia event, Singapore 27-28 October 2009

The 4th annual SDP Asia event takes place in Singapore from 27-28 October 2009.  Some of the operators presenting will be: Krishna N Basudevan, GM, Information Technology, Aircel Ltd, India; Clark Lam, Director of Service Platforms in Consumer Products, SingTel, Singapore; Rahadian Krishna Sundara, Head of Business Research, R&D Center PT Telkom, Indonesia; Alex Ibasco, […]

Broadband World Forum Summary

The Broadband World Forum is the main telecommunication industry’s event for broadband, drawing thousands of attendees from more than 100 operator companies and all the top broadband vendors.  Keynotes at the event came from industry leaders such as Hans Vestberg, CEO Ericsson, Jean-Phillip Vanot, SVP of Innovation and Marketing for Orange, and Mika Vehviläinen, COO […]

SDP Asia Preview, 26-28 November, Singapore

At the end of November I’ll be attending Informa’s SDP Asia conference in Singapore.  I’ll be running a post-conference workshop on the 28th November, and a couple of sessions through the conference (26-27 November).  Outlines of the sessions are shown below, and the conference brochure can be downloaded here.  The purpose of this article is […]