Hot topics at this year's Summit include optimizing from the new LTE rollouts and beyond; SDN and mobile internet monetization for everyone and everything; and Internet of Things: Security challenges telecom operators face.

Singapore, November 11, 2014 / - The Towards 5G: LTE Plus – Internet of Everything Global Summit 2014 will kick off in Taipei from 12-13 November 2014. Co-organized with ITRI & III, Ministry of Economic Affairs, this premier thought leadership event for the telecom sector, will convene all operators and mobile networks providers, including new players in the Internet of Things space.

The sheer breath of mobile technologies and myriad of new approaches to its use has expanded greatly now that 4G LTE has been deployed. Operators must stay on top of how to deploy these innovations to roll out new businesses and services to meet new customer demand. With the advent of 5G, telcos, research institutes and manufacturers have to keep abreast of advances in this area, and position themselves & profit from the next technological disruption.

Hot topics at this year’s Summit include: Optimizing from the new LTE rollouts and beyond; SDN and mobile internet monetization for everyone and everything; Internet of Things: Security challenges telecom operators face; The Driveless Car and Digital Logistics; Advances in 5G M2M; D2D communications in Taiwan; Global 5G developments and advances; 5G Small Cell Advances: Implications in developing 5G & IoT services; 5G Plastic Cell technological advances; 5G Small Cell Backhaul architecture; Latest developments in NDD technologies; The future of 5G in the Asia Pacific region.

Top-notch speakers at the Summit include organisations from: BOST (Executive Yuan), Chunghwa Telecom, ITRI, Cisco Systems, SK Telecom, Korea 5G Forum Global Alliance Subcommittee, Advanced Telematic Systems GmbH, National Communications Commission, IEEE 802.16 Working Group, Irdeto, Global Mobile Corporation, Advantech and DG Connect (European Commission).

Cisco Systems, Inc, the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet is the Summit’s Gold Sponsor. Mr Frank Bradbury, Head of Global Mobile Broadband Engineering, will be providing the latest insights into SDN & Mobile Internet monetisation for everyone and everything.

Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd, a market leader in Taiwan mobile market with about 11 million subscribers is the Summit’s Silver Sponsor.

The Summit is co-organized with the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Institute for Information Industry (III) & 5G Technology Program Office (GO5) with advisory support from the Department of Industrial Technology, Ministry of Economic Affairs.

Maggie Tan, CEO of Magenta Global, the co-organiser of the Summit commented: “This Summit brings together both carriers and equipment manufacturers in the 4G & the Internet of Things arena to discuss the latest developments and innovations & how devices and applications should communicate via mobile networks. The growth of the Internet of Things & M2M market creates many challenges for operators. This Summit is therefore very timely.”

The Summit will be held at the Taipei Garden Hotel. Media Contact:
Ms Merilynn Choo
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About Magenta Global, Singapore – Co-organizer
Magenta Global is a premier independent business media company that provides pragmatic and relevant information to government & business executives and professionals worldwide. The organization provides the opportunity to share thought-provoking insights, exchange ideas on the latest industry trends and technological developments with thought leaders and business peers. With a strong focus in emerging economies especially in Africa, Middle East & Central Asia, Central & South America, Magenta Global works in partnership with both the public & private sectors.

About ITRI – Co-organizer
ITRI has 3 mission statements – to expedite the development of new industrial technology, to aid in the process of upgrading industrial technology techniques & to establish future industrial technology. However, in order to face a new economic era & serving as a nation’s premiere technology research institute, ITRI must transform Taiwan’s research capability from a “follower” to a “pioneer” in order to provide major advantage and opportunities for domestic industries.

About Cisco Systems, Inc – Gold Sponsor
Cisco Systems, Inc, the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Today, with more than 71,000 employees, Cisco has 380 global sites doing business in more than 165 countries and remains committed to creating networks that are smarter, thanks to built-in intelligent network services; faster, in their ability to perform at ever-increasing speeds; and more durable, with a generational approach to an evolutionary infrastructure.

To deliver differentiated value to customers and partners in Taiwan through its unique products and services, Cisco first set up a local branch in Taiwan in March, 1994. Three years later the country’s regional office was formally established in March, 1997. Later Cisco further extended into the local market with the establishment of its southern Taiwan branch in April, 1998 in response to the rapid market growth.

As the world’s leading IT company, Cisco never forgets its role in the economical development of Taiwan. To help foster educational and professional opportunities, Cisco Taiwan founded the Cisco Networking Academy Program, dedicated to providing students with the training and resources they need to design, build, and maintain computer networks.

About Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd – Silver Sponsor?
Originated from a business unit of the Directorate General of Telecommunications, Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (“Chunghwa” or “the Company”) was officially established as a state-owned company on July 1, 1996 as part of the Republic of China government’s restructuring efforts to liberalize and privatize the telecommunications industry. Chunghwa started trading on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “2412” in October 2000 and on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “CHT” in July 2003. In August 2005, Chunghwa became a privatized company when the government ownership declined to less than 50%. Today, Chunghwa is the largest integrated telecommunication services provider in Taiwan.

In Taiwan mobile market, Chunghwa have about 11 million subscribers currently. It’s already market leading position is strengthened as a result of its launch of the 4G LTE mobile broadband services on 29 May 2014. It is the first commercial 4G network in Taiwan. In October 2013, the company has acquired the largest amount of bandwidth with 2x35MHz including most sought after slot at 1800MHz and two slots currently held for 2G services. It helps ensure the company has the potential to offer high speed 4G services over LTE technology, and also maintain 2G services for customers.

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