New Delhi, January 24, 2015: The 23rd Convergence India 2015 Expo the largest South Asian platform for Telecom, Broadcast and Digital Media, wrapped up yesterday, having seen the footfalls of 15,000 business visitors and the participation of 400 companies and their CEO's from 30 countries including Australia, Canada, China, Japan, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, UAE, UK and the US.
Trends and technologies in broadband, telecom, cable, satellite, digital India, cloud computing, VAS, LTE Networks etc were on show.
The expo also witnessed two key summits on the third day - the 2nd annual Telecom Summit and the 2nd annual FTTH ( Fibre to the home) Council Asia Pacific summit.
Speaking at Telecom Summit R.K. Bahuguna, Chairman and Managing Director , Rail Tel said “Wifi is the 4G for rural India and easy technology and cheaper technology is what we are looking for.” Added S Chandrasekhar, Group Director, Government Affairs and public policy, Microsoft: “There are two challenges – Physical access and affordability for rural India which we need to address”.
The expo, was inaugurated, January 21, by Ravi Shankar Prasad, Indian Minister in charge of Communications and Information Technology. The event was organised by Exhibitions India group.