Mexico Connect 2019
10-11 September 2019 | Mexico Mexico City
OPENING CEREMONY AND WELCOME REMARKS
INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION: EXPLORING THE FUTURE OF CARRIER SERVICES AND UNDERSTANDING NEW BUSINESS MODELS
The rising speed of technological adoption in today’s fast-paced digital world is undoubtedly shaping the way carriers operate and serve their customers. Furthermore, with increasing demand for international bandwidth and the growth of the on-demand economy; carriers are transforming and adapting their business models.
Now, more than ever, carriers need to be at the forefront of digital transformation within their businesses. This session, will feature a panel of local and international experts who will discuss the impact of digital transformation in their businesses and services. Furthermore, the panel will explore new business models and innovative industry partnerships.
REGULATORY UPDATES: HOW IS THE CURRENT REGULATORY LANDSCAPE PROMOTING EFFECTIVE COMPETITION AND CLOSING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE?
According to the IFT, since the reform internet usage has grown rapidly across Mexico; from 12.2 million in 2013 to 17.7 million in 2018, representing a 45% increase. Concurrently, internet usage via connected mobile devices increased significantly, from 27.4 million to 82.7 million. As can be seen, mobile broadband has experienced the greatest growth, registering an increase of 200%.
Additionally, boosting competition has indubitably increased access to telecom services and provided a wide range of benefits including better access to data services. In this context, the local regulatory authority representative will share an update on the local telecoms industry, and how the new developments will influence market growth and address the digital gap across Mexico.
ENABLING PUBLIC CLOUD ADOPTION AND EDGE CONNECTIVITY ACROSS MEXICO: ASSESSING THE COMPETITIVE BENEFITS AND HOW IT IS CHANGING THE LOCAL TELECOMS LANDSCAPE
A growing demand for data-intensive content and growth in traffic is driving cloud migration and adoption. Furthermore, according to a report from Cisco, cloud data center traffic will represent over 95% of total data traffic by 2021. Mexico is no exception to this growing trend. In this context, it is crucial to understand how data centers and cloud vendors are meeting this growing demand for cloud infrastructure. This session will assess what are the key drivers for edge, cloud adoption, the benefits and uses of edge, how public and private cloud services are connecting, how the world’s clouds are connecting, how data centers are responding to the data traffic increase and how they adapt to the continuous transformation the sector is undergoing.
NEW MESSAGING MONETIZATION OPPORTUNITIES IN MEXICO
SMS has been around for about 25 years, but next year RCS will take centre stage in Mexico as Telcel and Movistar roll out RCS to their subscribers. RCS, a new telco standard, managed by the GSMA, brings group chat, photo sharing, and typing indicator to carrier subscribers across Mexico. Brands, enterprises, telecom providers, and aggregators have a new opportunity to join the 50 brands in Mexico already using RCS Business Messaging (RBM) to bring rich media, full branding, and analytics the old 160-character text-based SMS A2P market and create new monetisation opportunities.
CONNECTIVITY INFRASTRUCTURE IN MEXICO CITY: ASSESING THE OPPORTUNITIES
COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK
MEXICO CONNECT SPEED NETWORKING SESSION
This structured networking session allows attendees the opportunity to connect with international and local attendees. The aim of the session is to connect with a large number of attendees. During the session, participants will have 3 minutes to introduce themselves and to exchange business cards. Please note spaces are limited so please RSVP to attend this session.