From Left N.K. Goyal, J.S. Deepak, T.C.A Raghavan, P.J. Thomas and P.K. Mittal at the media event to launch TEPC's participation at CommunicAsia, June 16 2010 ( IndiaTechOnline photo)
India's apex telecom body debuts at CommunicAsia

The Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council (TEPC), the Apex Body for promotion and development of export of telecom equipment & services, marked its debut at CommunicAsia by bringing in a high powered team of telecom industry and government leaders which was led by Telecom Department Secretary P.J. Thomas and included, N.K. Goyal, President, Communicartions and Manufacturing Association of India, J.S. Deepak, Joint Secretary ( Telecom), R.K. Pathak, Deputy Director General ( IP) Dept of telecom, P.K. Mittal, Deputy Director Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Sanjay Nayak, CEO Tejas Networks. India’s High Commissioner to Singapore, T.C.A. Raghavan, joined the delegation at the formal press event to offer the Indian government’s support to any telecom players or innovators who wanted use the island state as their launch to the Asia-Pac markets.

Coral used the occasion to launch an innovative IP GSM PBX, which seamlessly integrates legacy and GSM cellular circuits. The India end of Roxtec, the Swedish cable and pipe seal leader, unveiled its fibre splicing box.

Mr Thomas pointed to the increasing presence of India among the world’s telecom hardware providers – belying the perception that software alone was its forte .

CMAI India’s Goyal extended an invitation to global companies to take part in the International Telecom and Multimedia Summit to be held in New Delhi on September 29 and 30.  ( link to call for papers:  )

Singapore June 18 2010