London, October 6, 2016: GSMA, the global association of the GSM mobile industry will host the GSMA 2016 Mobile 360 Series – India conference, in Guregaon, National Capital Region, on October 25 and 26. The first major GSMA event in India will showcase the latest industry developments in the region and will feature executives and experts from leading mobile operators, ecosystem players and companies in adjacent sectors.
Delegates will have the opportunity to discuss how mobile will support future innovation and development in the region, including the Internet of Things, mobile money, digital inclusion, digital identity and agriculture, among others.
“As one of the biggest markets in the world in terms of mobile subscribers, India is rapidly growing both in size and significance and our new Mobile 360 – India conference highlights the importance of this market in Asia and on the global stage,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “Mobile has the potential to drastically accelerate economic growth in India, as well as overcoming a range of social challenges, such as closing the digital divide and bringing financial inclusion to all segments of the population.”
The event will feature a series of keynote addresses, case studies and panel discussions on the top issues and trends in mobile, including the “Digital India” vision and its impact upon the mobile ecosystem in India.
Confirmed speakers to date include: Raja Hussain, CEO, AirLoyal, Sangita Reddy, Joint MD, Apollo Hospitals Enterpris, Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises, Ravi Gandhi, Chief Regulatory Officer, Bharti Airtel, Osama Manzar, Founder and Director, Digital Empowerment Foundation, Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA, Biju Nair, CEO, Hyla Mobile, Himanshu Kapania, CEO, Idea Cellular, Rajat Mukarji, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Idea Cellular, Dr. Kiran Karnik, Chairman, Indraprastha Institute of IT, Delhi, Amit Gupta, Co-Founder and President, North America, InMobi, Megha Pradhan, Policy and Training Manager, J-PAL South Asia, Arun Kumar, Additional Secretary, MeitY and Sanjeev Shriya, Managing Director, Smart Chip, Sharad Mehrotra, CEO, Telenor India, Sunil Sood, MD and CEO, Vodafone India.
Mobile 360 -– India will also host the first Mobile for Development Summit, on October 25, with the theme “Mobile as the Key Enabler to Driving Digital Innovation and Impact”.
- A mobile app for the event has been launched. Find it in Google Play here and for iOS here
- Link to Mobile 360 website here