Introduction

"Alliance of Telecom, OTT’s and Technology – Gateway of Connected Opportunities"

Telcos have transcended the journey from pure voice companies, to voice and data companies, what are now called the connectivity ++ companies. They are, after all, not only providers of their own digital products and services but also enablers for other sectors, providing the essential connectivity infrastructure for functioning and growing in the digital economy.

Digital is all about data, but its full value can only be delivered when adequate IT and technology form the infrastructure that seamlessly connects that data and enables its exchange—anytime and anywhere. Thus, telcos are developing new infrastructure to help collaborate in the new ecosystem to move up the business value chain and explore new markets and revenue streams.

Riding on this digital revolution now more than ever before, the emergence of the OTT players across sectors in the form of newer business models.

However, the future lies in delivering customer experience and ability to scale. Yet again we find telecoms partnering with OTT players to build their platforms thus allowing them to make their goods and services reach far and wide. Indian OTT market is set to grow at a 21.8% CAGR to reach $1.7bn by 2023, making it the eighth largest OTT market.

Thus, integrated synergies of the three players namely 'Telecom, Technology and OTT' is now set to deliver bespoke industry operating models driving higher benchmarks of business value before us.


Agenda

4:00 PM onwards
  • 4:00 PM – 4:20 PM

    Welcome Address & Context Setting Keynote by TechCircle

    Shalil Gupta, CBO, Mosaic Digital

  • 4:20 PM – 4:30 PM

    Keynote Speech - Role of Regulatory Bodies in the Alliance of Telecom, OTT & Technology

    Dr. SP Kochhar, Director General, COAI

  • 4:30 PM – 4:45 PM

    Fireside Chat - Emergence & Establishment of OTT in India

    Gourav Rakshit, COO, Viacom18 Digital Ventures & Shalil Gupta, CBO, Mosaic Digital

  • 4:45 PM – 5:10 PM

    Panel Discussion 1 - Integrated Synergies of Telecom, OTTs and Technology

    The future is all about digital transformation enabled by better infrastructure for enterprises and consumers. In this panel, industry leaders shall deliberate on how Telcos & OTT’s are diversifying revenues & transitioning from a Digital economy to an Experience-based economy? Further, in this endeavour of the Telcos & OTT’s, how the technology partners are helping build the foundation as the network, storage, compute & data centre requirements shifted from a craft-based approach to network design and operations and a much stronger science-based form of engineering.

    Speakers:

    Lokesh Chauhan, CTO, Eros Now
    Gourav Rakshit, COO, Viacom18 Digital Ventures
    Lloyd Mathias, Angel Investor & Business Strategist,
    Moderator: Jaideep Mehta, CEO, Mosaic Digital

  • 5:10 PM – 5:20 PM

    Keynote by Dell Technologies

    Manish Gupta, Sr. Director & General Manager for Data Centre & Compute Solutions, Dell Technologies India

  • 5:20 PM – 5:40 PM

    Panel Discussion 2 - 5G and the Infinite Possibilities

    5G is expected to provide opportunities for telcos & OTT players to provide more services, more capabilities from a B2B standpoint. The virtual discussion among the C-level executives will reveal insights on building infrastructure for the future and the current trends in India. In this panel industry stalwarts shall deliberate on the explosion of data that is to follow and the need for the capability of connected devices grow? How the industry envisages the computing requirements change as they transform to build new capabilities & services through 5G?

    Speakers:

    Rajneel Kumar, Business Head & Product Lead, ZEE5
    Rajeev Gambhir,
    Angel Investor & Independent Consultant
    Niraj Ruparel, Head Of Mobile & Emerging Tech, Groupm India
    Xavier Kurian,
    Director Solutions and Alliances, India, Dell Technologies
    Shalil Gupta,
    CBO, Mosaic Digital

  • 5:40 PM – 5:55 PM

    Fireside Chat

    Tarun Katial, CEO, ZEE5 & Jaideep Mehta, CEO, Mosaic Digital

  • 5:55 PM – 6:00 PM

    Closing Note by TechCircle

    Shreya Sakhuja, Lead - Brand Solutions, Mosaic Digital


Speakers

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Lokesh Chauhan

CTO, Eros Now
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Manish Gupta

Sr. Director & General Manager for Data Centre & Compute Solutions, Dell Technologies India
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Jaideep Mehta

Chief Executive Officer, Mosaic Digital
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Shalil Gupta

Chief Business Officer, Mosaic Digital
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Rajneel Kumar

Business Head Expansion Projects & Head of Products, ZEE5 India
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Lt. Gen. Dr. S.P. Kochhar

Director General, Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI)
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Gourav Rakshit

COO, Viacom18 Digital Ventures.
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Tarun Katial

CEO, ZEE5 India
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Xavier Kurian

Director Solutions and Alliances, India, Dell Technologies
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Lloyd Mathias

Angel Investor and Business Strategist,
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Niraj Ruparel

Head Of Mobile & Emerging Tech, Groupm India
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Rajeev Gambhir

Angel Investor & Independent Consultant,
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Shreya Sakhuja

Lead - Brand Solutions, Mosaic Digital

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