Strong presence from subcontinent, in Broadband World Forum Asia this year

The largest broadband event in the Asia-Pacific region - Broadband World Forum Asia 2011, takes place on 10-11 May at the KL Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and is expected to attract more than 2,000 delegates from all of the developed and emerging countries across the region. It is co-located with IP&TV Forum Asia. The combined exhibition is Asia Pacific’s largest broadband media showcase and networking centre.

This year’s keynote line-up has a strong representation from Indian execs and nations of the Indian subcontinent:

Rajan Raghavan, Vice President and General Manager, Content and Media Business Unit, Juniper Networks; Sharat Sinha, Managing Director, Service Provider Business, Asia, Cisco; Jai Maroo, Director, Shemaroo Entertainment, (India); Pranay Misra, CTO, MTS India (India).

Greg Young, CEO, Sri Lanka Telecom; Denuwan Prasanna, Engineer, Sri Lanka Telecom PLC, Colombo, Sri Lanka; Rasantha Hettithanthrige, Senior GM Engineering & Operations, Mobitel (Sri Lanka); W.G.V. Gunasekara, Lecturer, Faculty of Management, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka.

Sunil Kanti Bose, Chairman, Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Ltd; Akter Ul Alam, Principle Engineer, Long Term Strategy and Broadband, Technology Division, Grameenphone (Bangladesh).

Ananda Raj Khanal, Technical Director, Nepal Telecommunications Authority (Nepal)

The event will also feature a free show floor seminar programme: The Broadband Enablers programme will provide visitors with a free opportunity to discuss the latest technology innovations from service providers and operators at the Seminar Theatre located on the Broadband World Forum Asia exhibition floor. Featuring presentations such as Adding Value to a Commodity Product: Assessing which applications will compel customers to pay more for the minimum level of bandwidth and Operator success stories on improving DSL networks, the seminar programme will include speakers from PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Sri Lanka Telecom PLC, PTCL, Telenet Private Limited Nepal and Jalenas.

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( is an online media partner of BBWF Asia 2011) April 23 2011