Live Blog: TM Forum Asia live, December 5-7

Join us live for the TM Forum Asia event with regular updates on our blog detailing the latest information, insights and key note takeaways from one of the most exciting events for to discuss Digital Transformation taking place in Asia.

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At the event we will have some key note inspirational speakers, engage in collaborative discussion and debate and share several proof of concept Catalyst projects which demonstrate true innovation across the digital ecosystem. So stay tuned here on the site to learn more.


Updates from Day 3:

Open API´s is crucial for fast growing IoT ecosystem. Listen to Andrew Thuan, Head of Digital Services, Ericsson Singapore, Philippines, Brunei and Pacific Islands, as he is talks about the successful integration we have made using Open API´s to connect multiple vendors, multiple platforms and multiple devices to meet the fragmentation change and to prevent vendor lock-in

A unified digital infrastructure provides multi-vendor integration over a digital infrastructure using common orchestration. Listen to Andrew Thuan talking about the integration that proves you can run IT-, Telco- and enterprise workloads over a common infrastructure.


Updates from Day 2:

Neeraj Vyas, Vice President, Digital, Business Solutions, in his opening keynote talked about transforming OSS & BSS to transition to a full digital service provider. It’s time to rethink the role of IT: from cost center to agility enabler. Zero touch IT operations demands 3 core ingredients: simplification, automation and intelligence.

Ludvig Landgren talks about NFV becoming industrialized, and how NFV will transform to 5G Core. He also talks about the economic impact of network slicing, and gives examples of successful Telco deployments of NFV.


Updates from Day 1:

On Tuesday morning Ludvig Landgren, VP, Network Applications & Cloud Infrastructure, Market Area Oceania, South East Asia and India, had a keynote in the Capricorn room where he covered NFV & SDN and how to get ready for 5G. This means that telecom operators will transform to become digital service providers. Analytics is key to drive business and operational decisions, and three important key areas to become digital are programmable networks, automated operation and digital engagement.




The Ericsson booth with demos was busy with customers during the first morning discussing different business opportunities for Cloud & NFVi, Digital BSS, OSS and automation, core networks, communication services, application development and system integration:

Ericsson booth
CDD demo

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Here’s is what we have been sharing with you over the entire event:

Speaker schedule

Date Schedule (SGT) Activity Speaker / Host
Dec. 5th 09:50 — 10:00 NFV/SDN presenter, "Winning with SDN/NFV" @ Capricorn room. Ludvig Landgren, VP, Network Applications & Cloud Infrastructure, MOAI
Dec. 6th 10:05 — 10:25 Opening Keynote; Transforming OSS & BSS to transition to a full Digital Service Provider @ Main Conference. Neraj Vyas, VP, Digital Business Solutions, MOAI
Dec. 6th 11:50 — 12:30 Panel: The role of 5G in IoE market enablement and development @ Leo room.

Sandy Verna, Senior Director for IoT Solutions, APAC, AT&T; Tomohiro Otani, Executive Director of Network Operation and Administration Division, KDDI R&D Labs; Iskra Nikolova, Vice President, Group Technology Strategy & Transformation, Singapore Telecommunications Ltd.
Ludvig LandgrenVP, Network Applications & Cloud Infrastructure, MOAI.
Dec. 7th 09:30 — 10:30

Panel: Building on a strong base — how the CSPs can successfully monetize IoE @ Leo room.

Vincent Seet, Head, Enterprise Architecture, Globe Telecom; Mirela Juravle, Head of IoT, Smart Cities, Big Data Practice, Orange Business Services; Mick Higgins, Vice President of Mobility and IoT Product Management, Tata Communications.

Andrew Thuan, VP, Head of Digital Services, Ericsson Singapore, Phillipines, Brunei and Pacific Islands.

 Meet us at the Gemini Room, Marina Mandarin Hotel.

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