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Dinesh Tyagi
CEO
CSC SPV
A Seshagiri Rao
CMD
TCIL
K Alagesan
CMD
ITI
Sunil Kumar
CMD
MTNL
Sarvesh Singh
CMD
BBNL
Puneet Chawla
CMD
RailTel
Vipin Tyagi
Executive Vice President
C-DOT
TV Ramachandran
President
Broadband India Forum
T R Dua
Director General
TAIPA
Paramjit Singh Puri
Global Senior Director
Wireless Broadband Alliance
Yugal Sharma
CEO
ONEOTT iNTERTAINMENT
Udit Mehrotra
MD
Spectra
Sridhar Kris
COO
Tikona Infinet
Raj Sethia
CEO
Firefly
Sukrita Kaul Gupta
CTO
LMES
Shivaji Chatterjee
Senior VP
Hughes Communications India
K Krishna
VP & CTO
Hughes Communications India
Harish Chandra
CTO
Sarovar Hotels
Sreeram GC
Advisor – Technology
Tata Trusts
Rajan S Mathews
Director General
COAI
Abhishek Singh
Chief Operating Officer
CSC SPV
J S Sodhi
Group CIO & Senior VP
Amity Education Group
Nanda Kumar
CEO
Electronik Lab
Satya N Gupta
Chairman – India & BIMSTEC ASIA
Bluetown
Ankush Malhotra
Director & CEO
Maksat Technologies
Natraj Akella
Head - Growth
i2e1
Sai Chakrawarthy
Founder & CEO
XiFi Smart Networks
Purushottam Kaushik

Head – Strategy & Mega Deals
L&T Smart World and Communications

Rakesh Kumar
CTO – Homes
Bharti Airtel
Aiyappan Pillai
Consultant – Technology
Tata Trusts
Rajesh Chharia
President
ISPAI
Ashwani Rana
Director – Public Policy
Facebook
Divya Khemani Wadhera
Growth Manager
Facebook
Sudarshan Boosupalli
Director & Country Head
Ruckus Networks
Vasudevan Venkatakrishnan
Business Development Director APAC
Ruckus Networks
Raminder Singh
DGM – Engineering
Air India
Shubha N. Bhambani
Principal General Manager
BSNL
Sunil Shinde
GM – Solution Consulting
D-Link India
Deepanshu Tyagi
Founder
Quantifi
Dr. Rajat Kathuria
Director & CEO
ICRIER
Vivek Banzal
Director – CFA
BSNL
Siddhartha Sastry

Business Head – Airports
D-VoiS Communications

Anil Jain
Consultant
Pravin Prashant
Editor
DigiAnalysys

Introduction

Digital revolution is helping India march towards a digitally connected nation by harnessing power of technology led innovations. Our citizens are increasingly getting connected via cutting edge technologies like 4G and WiFi which are helping them in improving and empowering their lives.

My India WiFi India Summit & Awards 2019 now in its third year is scheduled to be held on 20th August 2019. Building on the success of last year’s edition and strong momentum in WiFi segment, the current year’s edition aims at bringing together the industry eco-system yet again to deliberate and chart out a progressive roadmap for transforming India’s digital society.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Leveraging WiFi for Building a New Age India” and shall be focused towards bringing multiple stakeholders – operators, government, vendors, application providers, enterprise users and allied sectors at the event. Upholding a collaborative approach, the comprehensive participation will align industry inluencers from different sectors to explore areas of growth in the WiFi sector by fostering innovation and co-creation.

Key Industry Statistics

  • Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) has installed 44,140 WiFi hotspots in Gram Panchayats with an aim to deploy additional hotspots across the country via Bharatnet project.
  • BSNL has already deployed 47,000 public WiFi hotspots till date. The company has announced an initiative to increase access to its WiFi footprint in the country by partnering with Google so that people across the country will be able to enjoy BSNL's free WiFi services.
  • Reliance Jio has deployed more than 10,000 WiFi hotspots pan-India. The company plans to deploy around 1.5 million WiFi hotspots at stadiums, housing complexes, bus stops, public parks and tourist spots, schools and colleges, government buildings and other places in the country.
  • RailTel has provided free public WiFi service at 1,400 railway stations. The company has provided high speed WiFi at 985 stations. In the next phase RailTel has roped in Tata Trust for providing WiFi at remaining 4,791 B,C,D and
    E category stations across country.
  • MTNL has deployed 5,000 WiFi hotspots in Mumbai and Delhi circle. These hotspots are deployed in Government institutions as we as public places.
  • Facebook has deployed 700 Express WiFi hotspots in states of Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, and Gujarat by signing with local ISPs. The company has also partnered with Bharti Airtel to launch an additional 20,000 hotspots.
  • Around 4,000 WiFi hotspots were deployed at Kumbh Mela 2019 for providing high speed WiFi for all pilgrims and visitors in the mela area.
  • Recently, Telecom Commission has also given a go ahead to inflight connectivity. With this, the airlines and the telecom service providers can offer voice and data services in Indian airspace once an aircraft reaches an altitude
    of 3,000 metres.
  • Globally, total public WiFi hotspots (including homespots) will grow 6-fold from 2016 to 2021 from 94 million in 2016 to 541.6 million by 2021 as per Cisco VNI report.

WiFi Leadership Awards

Categories

  • WiFi Leadership Award (Person Centric)
  • Best WiFi Start-up (companies incorporated after March 31, 2014)
  • Best WiFi Service Provider
  • Best WiFi System Integrator
  • Best Enterprise WiFi Product
  • Best Cloud WiFi Solution
  • Best Carrier Grade WiFi Product
  • Best Home WiFi Product
  • Best WiFi Innovation
  • Best Public WiFi Project
  • Best Smart City WiFi Project
  • Best Enterprise WiFi Project
  • Best Social WiFi Project
  • Best Make in India WiFi Company
  • Best Cloud WiFi Solution
  • Best WiFi Security Solution
  • Best WiFi Monetisation Solution
  • Best WiFi OSS/BSS Solution
  • Most Promising WiFi Brand
  • Best WiFi Test Solutions

Discussion Points

  • Where do we stand on WiFi hotspot deployment in the country?
  • Steps taken by the government, large operators & other industry stakeholders
  • Regulatory and policy framework
  • How to make public WiFi interoperable?
  • New WiFi technologies like WiFi6 which are secure and reliable
  • Infrastructure sharing related to WiFi equipment such as WiFi router, access point and backhaul
  • Expediting allocation of E-Band (71-76 GHz and 81-86 GHz) and V-Band (57-64 GHz)
  • Present status of WiFi Hotspots in Rural
  • Provide WiFi hotspots in gram panchayats
  • Utilizing infrastructure of digital villages
  • Present status of WiFi Hotspots in Rural
  • Provide WiFi hotspots in gram panchayats
  • Utilizing infrastructure of digital villages
  • Can enterprise WiFi act as a catalyst for increasing sales for hospitality, retail, education, sports and others?
  • Can enterprise WiFi help in increasing consumer engagement as well as customer experience in all verticals?
  • Disruptive technology innovations by start-ups and leading WiFi players through ad-tech and analytics
  • How enterprise WiFi can be made secure and reliable?
  • Successful international models which can be replicated in India
  • Learnings from Public WiFi hotpspots model deployed in different parts of India
  • Learnings from WiFi deployment in Smart Cities Project
  • Verticals where Public WiFi has done well say Railways, tourist, education, health, metro and others
  • Will PDO Model work for public WiFi hotspots in urban?
  • Successful international models which can be replicated in India
  • Inflight Connectivity in both commercial as well as chartered airlines
  • Opportunities in Railways Wi-Fi/Metro Wi-Fi
  • Maritime vessels connectivity for both Indian as well as International vessels
  • Successful models which can be replicated in India

Key Event Highlights

  • Power Packed C-level Participation:
    Presence of all stakeholders be it Policy Makers, Service Providers, WiFi Providers, Town Planners, App Providers, Analysts, ISPs, Solution Providers and Vendors.
  • Thought Provoking Industry keynotes and Panel Sessions:
    Discussion on topics which will help India move forward in terms of connecting the unconnected by cost reduction, time reduction and faster deployment.
  • WiFi Leadership Awards:
    Felicitating the industry stalwarts and organizations in terms of their outstanding work for the growth of WiFi eco-system in the country.
  • Networking Expo:
    Showcasing leading access technologies from the Industry with a special focus on Start-Ups.
  • WiFi Market Outlook Report Launch:
    Handbook covering key trends and opportunities in WiFi sector from technology and policy standpoint.

Who Should Attend

  • Policy Makers
  • Central & State Government’s
  • Town Planners
  • Mobile Operators
  • Fixed-line Operators
  • Tower Companies
  • ISP’s
  • Wi-Fi Operators
  • OTT Players
  • Utility Players
  • ICT Technology Vendors
  • Consultants/System Integrators/VAR’s

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