VSAT Latin America to examine the challenges and opportunities for VSAT services in Latin America

March 27, 2014 | By More

Informa Telecoms & Media in partnership with telecommunications consultancy company, COMSYS, have announced the agenda for the second annual VSAT Latin America event, taking place from the 29-30 April 2014 at the Amcham Business Center in São Paulo, Brazil. Following the incredibly successful launch last year, this year’s show is expected to attract hundreds of satellite and telecoms professionals from across Latin America and beyond with two days of discussion and debate around the VSAT industry.

VSAT Latin America 2014

Support has already been confirmed from the GVF who are the Official Endorsing Association for the show. Advantech Wireless, Intelsat, Newtec and SES have all confirmed their participation as Gold Sponsors; Satmex are Delegate Bag Sponsors and IDT are confirmed as Panel Sponsors of the show.

Speakers confirmed so far for the two day conference include Simon Bull, Senior Consultant at COMSYS providing an industry insight on Global trends and forecasts on Next Generation VSAT, Jurandir Pitsch, Vice President Market Development, Latin America for SES who will discuss Ka vs. Ku HTS and whether they are complimentary or competitive, and Heliomar Lima, Consultor for the Ministério das Relaçoes Exteriores in Brazil who will discuss how to finance the bridging of the digital divide in Latin America.

VSAT Latin America 2014Day 2 will begin with two industry roundtables led by David Hartshorn, Secretary General at the GVF and will include panellists including Jorge Villareal, CEO, Elara Communicaciones and Sylvannas Berkeley, Technical & Operations Officer, Carrier Services, Strategic Analysis, Marketing Carrier Services Group at TSTT in Trinidad & Tobago. Villareal will also give a regional case-study in the afternoon discussing the opportunities around Carrier Network Extension in the Mexican market.

The two day conference agenda will cover the most important topics affecting VSAT in the Latin America region including an in-depth look at VSAT Vertical Markets, trends in the global VSAT industry and how they affect the region, contextualising HTS and making the most of existing bands.

This unique event aims to attract the entire satellite ecosystem from satellite manufacturers to end users in VSAT vertical markets and new dedicated networking sessions have been built into the programme to aid debate and discussion. The show also includes an interactive exhibition and is free to attend for end users.

To view the full event programme and to register for VSAT Latin America please visit www.latinamerica.vsatevent.com or call +44(0)20 7017 4108. Free passes for end users are also available for a limited time only and VSAT operators can claim a 50% discount to attend. Alternatively, keep up to date with the event on Twitter @VSATeventseries or use #VSATLA

About Informa Telecoms & Media

Informa Telecoms & Media (www.informatandm.com) is the leading provider of business intelligence and strategic services to the global telecoms and media markets. Driven by constant first-hand contact with the industry, its 90 analysts and researchers produce a range of intelligence services including news and analytical products, in depth market reports and datasets focussed on technology, strategy and content. Informa Telecoms & Media also organises 125 global annual events, attended by more than 70,000 executives worldwide.

For media information please contact Steve Outridge at steve.outridge@informa.com  or on +44 (0)207 017 5822.

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Caroline Hicks

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Caroline Hicks is Research Manager & Editor of the VSAT event series at Informa Telecoms & Media, a leading provider of business intelligence and strategic services to the global telecoms and media markets. Caroline has developed and launched several successful event series for Informa Telecoms & Media, and has a strong history of working on and launching both national and international events. She has produced multiple events for a number of B2B brands serving a variety of industries, including the UK IT sector, the insurance industry and the global telecoms market. A graduate of Newcastle & Edinburgh Universities, Caroline is also the Editor of the VSAT Voice and Wireless Networks News publications at Informa Telecoms & Media. Contact Caroline: caroline.hicks@informa.com; tel: +44 207 017 7707.

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