Light Reading India and 4G World India Presents Telco 1 Awards 2013

     Light Reading India and 4G World India Presents Telco 1 Awards 2013

  PR Newswire

  NEW DELHI, March 12, 2013

NEW DELHI, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Light Reading India and 4G World India is proud to presentthe Telco 1 awards
to be held on April 25, 2013 at the Epicentre, Gurgaon. Telco 1 awards will be
held for the first time in India to honour and celebrate excellenceand
innovations in the Indian telecom industry.

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"In spite of the downturn it is exciting times in telecom industry as the
operators gear up to meet the data challenge head-on. Telco 1 awards are a
significant initiative to recognise the efforts of the players who are
innovating and strive for excellence. This is the maiden edition of the awards
and we are receiving tremendous feedback from the industry," says Gagandeep
Kaur, Editor, Light Reading India.

There would be a total of 12 categories across which the Indian service &
solution providers would be judged. A few of them are Telco of the year,
Enterprise service provider of the year, Telco CTO of the year, OSS/BSS player
of the year, Project/Idea of the year, Equipment vendor of the year.

The final nominees and award winners will be finalized by an eminent jury
panel that have been handpicked by the Light Reading India Editor and 4G World
India Conference Chair. Online nomination entries are now open and the last
date to send the nominations are March 30 ^th , 2013.

About 4G World India

4G World India is atwo-day conference and expo taking place on April 25-26,
2013 at The Epicentre, Gurgaon and will provide a 360 degree view of the
entire ecosystem of 4G technologies (3G, HSPA+, LTE FDD/TDD, WiFi and WiMax).
It will also touch upon both the technical and business issues being faced by
the Telco's in the rollout of 4G networks.

The event is an apt platform to connect and network with the key professionals
and organizations that are driving the growth of adoption of 4G technologies
across the globeand in India. 4G India will not only feature the key decision
makers from the Indian subcontinent, but also global and regional thought
leaders who are driving this technology.

In its launch year in India, the event has received a positive response from
the industry. Leading brands showcasing their products and services at the
event are Ciena, Oracle Communications, Tellabs, IXIA, Peer App, Persistent
Systems, Vidyoand many more. The conference program will be spear headed by
Berge Ayvazian , Conference Chair, 4G World & Sr. 4G Consultant, Heavy
Reading. 

Other leading speakers presenting at the conference:

  *AK Bhargava , Director (Ops.), Bharat Broadband Network
  *Anuj Jain , EVP & CTO, Infotel Broadband (Reliance LTE networks)
  *Anupam Vasudev , CMO, Aircel
  *Arvind Bali , Director & CEO, Videocon Telecommunications
  *Ari Banerjee , Sr. Analyst, Heavy Reading
  *Ashwani Khillan , CTO, Sistema Shyam Teleservices
  *Bijender Yadav , Associate Director- Networks, Sistema Shyam Teleservices
  *Dr. CS Rao , President, AUSPI
  *Jagbir Singh , Director - Network Services Group, Bharti Airtel
  *Nitin Bhandari , AVP - New Products & Partnerships, Vodafone India
  *N. Ravi Shanker , Administrator (USOF), DoT and Chairman and MD, Bharat
    Broadband Network
  *Praveen Rajpal , CEO, Handygo
  *Rajat Mukarji , Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Idea Cellular
  *Rajan S Matthews , Director General, COAI
  *Rishi Mohan Malhotra , National Head VAS Marketing (GSM & CDMA), Tata
    Teleservices
  *Satyen Gupta , Ex-Principal Advisor, Hon. Secretary General, NGN Forum
  *Shyam Mardikar , Chief - Strategy, Arch. & Engg, Bharti Airtel
  *S Krishnan , Director, Videocon Telecommunications
  *Suneet Singh Tuli , CEO, Datawind
  *Tarun Kumar , Director, Tikona Digital Network
  *Vipul Saurabh , COO, Aircel
  *Viswanathan Ramaswamy , Chief - Strategy, Architecture and Engineering,
    Vodafone India

To know more about 4G World India, the speakers empanelled and the conference
agenda, visit www.4gworldindia.com

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