Latin America

*Photo taken at Futurecom, during a VIP lunch with the participation of Latin American authorities in the communications sector.

Join Futurecom 2017!

Futurecom has an incentive program to encourage the participation of Latin American professionals and representatives (except Brazil). We offer free ticket (4-day event - Congress and Exhibition) to the following institutions:

Operators - executives from the areas of technology, networks, systems, marketing, roaming, regulation and institutional and international relations
Regulatory Agencies - Presidents, advisers, staff
Ministries - Ministers and technical staff of the ministries of communications
Network Industry and Service Providers - vendors of technology goods and services, especially communications infrastructure, software, and converged IT companies.
Press - Journalists, Latin American Publishers
Class Entities - Presidents, Executive Officers and Representatives of associations that operate in Latin America apart from Brazil

Request your ticket by sending an email (corporate) to jose.rojas@informa.com

Check the package options of the Official Travel Agency: contato@turismojm.com.br

J.M.Turismo

Marco Aurélio Sabag de Souza

contato@turismojm.com.br

+55 (41) 3040-7200

http://turismojm.com.br

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Regulatory Bodies and Government

The 18th edition of Futurecom was scenery of discussions and debates about trends in telecommunications, IT and the internet. The most important event in the sector in Latin America was attended by executives from the main companies and members of institutions and public bodies, responsible for the decisions that define the future of applications and norms that govern communications.

In 2016, Futurecom's core themes were the Internet of Things (IoT), Digital Transformation, Smart Cities, Connected Enterprise, Digital Security, mobile and fixed broadband (with high optical fiber growth), Big Data & Analytics, SDN / NFV and next generation 4G and 5G networks.

In this edition, 5 panel discussions highlighted the main topics under discussion in Latin America in the ICT sector: Digital Single Market, Spectrum and Digital Inclusion. There were participating. In those discussions presidents of telecommunications operators in Brazil and Latin American countries, representatives of governmental and non-governmental organizations.

2016 HIGHLIGHTS

Panels

Debate Panel: The Road to Digital Single Market in Latin America

A digital single market in Latin America could strengthen the region not only with economies of scale, but also with international policy-making and harmonization of spectrum and standards bodies. But what was seen in the panel was that this road is long and the project is still at the level of ideas.

Debate Panel: Solutions to Connect the Unconnected

Increasing connectivity can serve as a starting point to provide services to remote places that transform both the lives of citizens and the dynamics of the entire Latin American productive chain.

Debate Panel: The Development and Challenges involving Spectrum & Frequency in Latin America

The distribution of frequency bands for new technologies and the coexistence with services already implemented was discussed.

Debate Panel: 4th Industrial Revolution: Essential Strategies for Increasing Competitiveness and Quality

This panel addressed the potential for transformation of different segments through scanning technologies and the best transitional stages and the role of the communications and information sector. Alfonso Gómez Palacio, president of Telefonica Colombia, pointed out that Latin America is already entering this new revolution as a "loser" because it is leaving the list of producing countries of goods and services for those of mere consumers

Debate Panel: Trends and a global perspective for delivering ICT to all: IoT, interoperabilty and IMT 2020

Latin American regulators discussed the ICT ecosystem and the possibilities of bridging the digital gap in the region.

Keynotes