Sandy Guo

Associate Marketing Director

Raisecom Technology

How-Ming Low

Solutions Manager

Accedian Networks

Ravi Makani-Chandra

Business Development Director – APAC

Accedian Networks

Michael Ritter

Vice President, Technical Marketing

ADVA Optical Networking

Anil Reddy

Director of Business Development Ethernet APAC

ADVA Optical Networking & MEF

Michael Ritter

Vice President of Technical Marketing

ADVA Optical Networking & MEF

Luigi Castelli

Senior Network Architect and Advanced Designer


Karl Horne

Chief Technology Officer, Asia Pacific


Matt Kolon

CTO of Cisco Service Provider


Chia Tan

Director of Solutions Architecture Team


Yoav Valadarsky

Associate VP Solutions, Portfolio Marketing

ECI Telecom

Akter Ul Alam

Principal Engineer, Long term Strategy and Broadband

Grameenphone Bangladesh

Michael Howard

Principal Analyst Director

Infonetics Research

Ricky Chau

Vice President, Asia Pacific Sales

Level 3 Communications

Kevin Vachon

Chief Operating Officer


Ezra Mizrahi

Director of Technical Marketing

MRV Communications Systems

Kempei Fukuda

Director of Network Services

NTT Communications

Arie Goldberg


Omnitron Systems

Hideo Ishii

Vice President, Network Engineering and Architecture


Shahar Steiff

VP Business Operations


Gabe Rommel

Transmission Network Planning


Asad Naveed

General Manager, System Engineering


Lim Ming Kiat

Director of Corporate Network & System Engineering

Singapore Telecommunications

Anuradha Udunuwara


Sri Lanka Telecom PLC

Joe Neil

Director Communications Segment Strategy


Munira Jannati

Director, Ethernet Product Management

Tata Communications

Muhammad Firdaus Abdul Monir

General Manager, Network Architecture

Telecom Malaysia

Tom Rarick

Staff Product Manager


Sai Ping Sung

Global Manager, Internet and Private Networks

Telstra Global

Raakesh Menon

Senior Product Manager - Core Transmission Service

Telstra Global & MEF

Arvinder Gujral

Head of Business Development - India and South East Asia


The Quintessential Meeting Place For The Ethernet Community In Asia/Pacific

Carrier Ethernet represents a fundamental transformation in carrier networking due in part to its intrinsic scalability and its ability to deliver cost-effective, flexible and high-performance solutions to Service Providers and end-users.

Carrier Ethernet APAC is the largest and most comprehensive event looking at the technologies behind Carrier Ethernet from the service provider perspective while addressing the distinctive regional framework. CE APAC features more than 45 operator and solution provider presentations and panel discussions. Attendees have a unique opportunity to learn from the experience of Asian telecom operators advancing the Ethernet market, with case studies exploring everything from the making of the business case to mobile backhaul to entering the world of Ethernet Cloud Services.

Carrier Ethernet APAC 2014 will be co-located with the 2nd Annual SDN & NFV APAC, and is FREE-to-Attend for Operators. Click here to register for your freepass.

Watch our promo video to see what our delegates and sponsors say about this event.

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The 2013 Carrier Ethernet APAC & SDN & NFV Asia Summit show brought together carriers, service providers, enterprises, vendors & associations, hosted in Singapore, to discuss the future of the carrier network.

Keynote presentations across both events included case studies from leading carriers across the region came from host operator Singtel, along with NTT DoCoMo, Telkom Indonesia, T-Mobile, Sri Lanka Telecom, Telstra, PCCW, KVH, PTCL, Pacnet.

Top sponsors Cisco, Alcatel Lucent, Ciena, Juniper, Tellabs & MRV provided key updates on the work being done by vendors towards the future of Carrier Ethernet & the transition towards a software defined architecture for carriers.

The return to Singapore for the 6th Annual Carrier Ethernet APAC, the official MEF APAC congress, hosted thought leading case studies and interactive discussions to analyse the current Ethernet market in Asia-Pacific. Topics included the future of Carrier Ethernet, synchronization across networks, fuelling the adoption of Carrier Cloud and ensuring that industry standards meet customer expectations.

Carrier Ethernet APAC hosted interactive panel and roundtable discussions covering Carrier Cloud, Service &Interconnect, Access & Convergence and Backhaul. Over at SDN & NFV Summit, the day closed with a fantastic service provider-only panel featuring SingTel, Pacnet & KVH, who are all actively employing SDN solutions into their networks, on the Software Defined Data Centre. Discussion revealed that real-life SDN is currently in beta phase in 2013, but it looks as though 2014 will see the rise of active, live SDN deployments

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Consistently an event with a loyal service provider following, Carrier Ethernet APAC yet again delivered with 52% service provider attendance from 46 different companies:

Amcom * Chunghwa Telecom * CMO Asia * Datacomm * Dialog Axiata PLC * DMX Technologies * DST Communications * DST Multimedia * DSTA * Etisalat * Evoxia * FiberailGlobe Telecom * Grameenphone * IDA Singapore * KDDI * KVH * Level 3 Communications * LGA Telecom * M1 Limited * Maxis Berhad * Mitsubishi Research * Moratel International * Multinet Pakistan * NCS * NSW Asia * NTT Communications * NTT DoCoMo * NTTi3 * Nucleus Connect * Pacnet * PT Axis Telekom Indonesia * PT Cyberindo Aditama * PTCL * Sacofa Sdn Bhd * SingTel * SOK IM Holding * Sri Lanka * Telecom * Starhub * Tata Communications * Telecom Malaysia * Telstra * Telstra Global * TM Global * TM Research & Development * T-Systems * Verizon

“Good organization and plenty of opportunity for networking” - StarHub Ltd

“Interesting presentations and insights of the current Telco's standing in world of Ethernet” Telstra Ltd “A wonderful opportunity for Carrier Ethernet organisations to meet and share experience” - DST Communications Sdn Bhd

“A wonderful opportunity for Carrier Ethernet organisations to meet and share experience” - Telstra Ltd

“Useful event mainly from a networking perspective” - Tata Communications

“Very informative on Ethernet 2.0” - StarHub

“Great networking opportunity and knowledge sharing across the industry” - Axiata

“The happening place for Carrier Ethernet in APAC!” - Sri Lanka Telecom PLC

 “Overall excellent conference” - KDDI Singapore Pte Ltd

“Informative event for Service provider” - TM Global

“Strong attendance due to combination of CE and SDN events. Keep the format” - KVH

“Excellent and well planned event” - N-Able

“It was a good opportunity to listen to people from various sectors” - ETRI

“An excellent conference for Networking” - Telescience Pte Ltd

It's a good opportunity to meet with the experts in this area

Telstra Global

very good event to provide a bridge between operators and vendors across APAC

PCCW Global

CE APAC is the right place to get most updates on Ethernet Technology and Specifications in order to make telcos more easy to discuss on E-NNI with same language and understanding

Telin Singapore

Great event and very useful to understand and determine the direction of CE Industry growth. Great networking opportunities. Highly recommended for Operators, Vendors and Analysts in addition to System Integrators.


A useful event to pick up updated knowledge on Carrier Ethernet

PCCW Global

The event was very beneficial to learn a lot about operators' interests and concerns as well as learning a lot from vendors


Bigger and better this year--lots of quality operators and vendors to mix, meet, discuss, learn, and exchange ideas and experience


Excellent agenda and speaker line up

SK Telecom

This event was much improved from last year, including a good amount of service provider speakers


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