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    • FREE REGIONAL Where Operators Meet to Share Experiences OPERATORS PASSES AVAILABLE* 16-17 November 2010 El Conquistador Resort & Conference Center Puerto Rico The leading event to discuss business models and strategies to increase revenue on a competitive landscape! Top Level Speakers Already Confirmed: Jorge Martel, VP, T-MOBILE Alex Holt, Managing Director, LIME Julian Wilkins, Head of Group Telecoms Public Alexey Fedchenko, General Manager, YOTA Policy, DIGICEL GROUP DE NICARAGUA Amilkar Torres, Product Delivery Director, José Luis Fernandéz, General Manager, CCT DIGICEL GROUP GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS Antonio Stubbs, Senior Vice President – Martin Fijman, Managing Director, LIME Operations, BTC BAHAMAS Neville Cruz, VP – Technology, OPEN MOBILE Dirk Currie, CEO, TELESUR PUERTO RICO Frank Bell, President & COO, OPEN Wystan Robertson, Director Marketing & Sales, MOBILE PUERTO RICO GTT Jean Marc Harion, President & CEO, ORANGE DOMINICANA Silver Sponsor: Special Debate: WiMAX vs LTE PLUS! perspective and Sponsored by: Organized by: Champagne Discussion Roundtables Endorsed by: Register online at: www.caricammobile.com.br
    • Dear Executive, According to Informa Telecoms & Media, CARICAM was badly hit by the global recession, but already at the end of 2009 there were clear signs of recovery with the mobile market becoming increasingly competitive. In Central America, the recent liberalization of the telecommunications market in Costa Rica, the long running debate on the introduction of mobile number portability in El Salvador, the opening of the Nicaraguan market to new mobile operators, and the debate on the competitiveness of the telecoms market in Honduras, are all signs that the market is going through a moment of great dynamism. At the same time in the Caribbean the rapid expansion of a regional player such as Digicel has shaken up competition, and has favoured network investment and service innovation. To date thirteen countries in CARICAM, particularly in the Caribbean, have over 130% mobile penetration. With low fixed-line broadband penetration in many countries, there is a strong opportunity for mobile operators to drive industry growth and take a lead in the broadband market. Mobile broadband is developing fast with many operators having announced 3.5G deployments across the region. Mobile value added services take up is also expected to drive development across the region. As multiple SIM ownership continues to be a key trend, the voice market is more than mature and ARPU continues to decline. In this context, VAS have become a key focus for CARICAM operators, who are keen to leverage smartphone take up, in particular the huge regional success of Blackberry devices. Consumer applications such as mobile social networking and IM on Blackberry Messenger are popular applications in Central America and the Caribbean. However, operators are starting to look at evolving their VAS proposition beyond messaging towards mobile content and mobile banking. To date VAS still represent a fraction of operators’ revenue, but they are expected to soon become key drivers for revenue growth. That is exactly what CariCam Wireless is about. By incorporating operators, solution providers and consultancies presentations, debate, roundtable discussion and questions & answers, the objective of this conference is to explore the following key issues: • Market Evolution and Growth Opportunities • Services Strategies • Operational Efficiencies & Network Strategies • Convergence Opportunities • Trends & Opportunities • Wireless Broadband Strategies I’m looking forward to meet you personally in Puerto Rico! Luciana Guiotti Renda Telecom Divisional Manager Informa Group Latin America An event report, written by Informa Telecoms & Media analysts Daniele Tricarico and Mike Roberts, will be sent to all attendees after the event. Day 1, 15 November 2010 7:00 PM Pre-conference Welcome Networking Reception sponsored by Day 2, 16 November 2010 8:20 Registration and Welcome Coffee 9:50 Leadership Strategies in the Region • How to be an effective leader 8:50 Informa´s Team Opening Remarks • What is required of a leader to succeed 9:00 Chairman Opening Remarks • A few things that all leaders should do Daniele Tricarico, Analyst, Latin America & Caribbean Antonio Stubbs, Senior Vice President - Operations INFORMA TELECOMS & MEDIA BTC BAHAMAS 10:10 Wireless Developments in Puerto Rico Market Evolution and Growth Opportunities Jorge Martel, VP T-MOBILE 9:10 Overview of the CariCam Mobile Market: Current Challenges and Upcoming Trends • Understanding the dynamics of a new competitive environment Convergence Opportunities • Reviewing network rollout strategies in the region 10:30 Trends, Possibilities and Perspectives of Convergence and • Evolving the service proposition towards VAS: What works in CariCam and why? Multi-Play • The need to evolve pricing models • The current scenario of convergence and its impacts on the operators’ business Mike Roberts, Principal Analyst & Head of Americas • Technical challenges faced INFORMA TELECOMS & MEDIA • Regulatory matters and how can operators adjust to them • Benefits and gains brought by the wider portfolio of products and services 9:30 Competition: Opportunities, Challenges and Investments in New Speaker to be announced. For updated agenda, visit www.caricammobile.com.br Technologies Dirk Currie, CEO - TELESUR Keynote 10:50 Questions & Answers Chairman - CANTO Speaker 11:00 Networking Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
    • Operational Efficiencies & Network Strategies Trends & Opportunities 11:40 3G Evolution and in General Network Upgrade Plans in the 2:50 How to Create a Global Standard for Mobile Money Transfers? Region: 3G Plans, Status with 3.5 G/HSPA Developments and • How do the already existing services work? Perspectives when LTE Will Come to the Region – Orange 10 • Implementing a Successful Cross Border Service • Existent regulations and regulatory frameworks Years Experience in Dominican Republic Thomas Jahnes, Country Director for Central American Region • Evolution of mobile broadband networks WESTERN UNION, VIGO + ORLANDI VALUTA • Innovation and social responsibility 3:10 Mobilization of Payments and Remittances • Quality of service for mobile leadership • Service requirements Jean Marc Harion, President & CEO Keynote • Challenges ORANGE DOMINICANA Speaker • Business Models Amilkar Torres, Product Delivery Director 12:00 Matching Evolving Business Needs through Flexible Deployment DIGICEL GROUP Options 3:30 Music and Digital Environment • How to streamline all aspects of your business and prepare for the future today • Competition physical vs Digital formats • Adding new services while ensuring that your network can accommodate the • Operators Roll in Digital sales massive throughput generated by text messages and data • New opportunities for revenues • Benefits of implementing high-performance hosted messaging solutions to Juan Carlo Montoya Cardona, Regional Content Manager IMIMOBILE take advantage of new revenue-generating services while eliminating up-front capital expenditures and leveraging existing investments 3:40 Questions & Answers Fram Reyes, Director of Sales, CALA INTEROP TECHNOLOGIES 4:00 Networking Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit 4:40 Social Networking Trends 12:20 International Capacity Portfolio to Support Mobile Operators • Why get involved in Social Networking? Around the Region and Beyond • Being Effective - Be authentic and add value – be a part of the community Martin Fijman, Managing Director Carrier Services Keynote • Your customers are out there. Understand who and where they are LIME Speaker Frank Bell, President & COO Keynote OPEN MOBILE PUERTO RICO Speaker 12:40 Managed services: What prospects for the region? 5:00 The Role of the Operators with the Growth of the Application Stores • Considering Managed Services as enabler of innovative new business models • The challenge for the operators: how to make their own Application Stores competitive? and partnerships, such as network sharing • Creating an application’s download channel • Operators as a smart-pipe: assuring survival on the VAS segment • Implementing the key success factors for network outsourcing • Relationship and business models with the manufacturers and developers • Analyzing the financial and commercial options available within the network Speaker to be announced. For updated agenda, visit www.caricammobile.com.br sharing business model Speaker to be announced. For updated agenda, visit www.caricammobile.com.br 5:20 Mobile TV, IPTV and More About TV Alex Holt, Managing Director, TV & Entertainment Keynote LIME Speaker 1:00 Questions & Answers 5:40 Questions & Answers 1:10 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit 5:50 Close of day one 8:00 Networking dinner Day 3, 17 November 2010 9:00 Chairman Second Day Opening Remarks 9:40 Questions & Answers Mike Roberts, Principal Analyst & Head of Americas INFORMA TELECOMS & MEDIA Devices Strategies Policy & Regulatory Discussion Session Moderated by Jennifer Ullman 9:50 Aligning device and VAS strategies: What are the challenges and the opportunities for CariCam operators? 9:10 Current Regional Telecoms Policy and Regulatory Environment • Key regulatory/policy issues affecting the region Daniele Tricarico, Analyst, Latin America & Caribbean • How to foster competition in the new communications ecosystem? What does INFORMA TELECOMS & MEDIA that look like? • Status of mobile number portability in the region. What is the impact on 10:15 Networking Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit operators' strategies? Jennifer Ullman, Director International Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS Services Strategies 11:00 Market Segmentation Strategies 9:25 Regulation and ICT Development • Impacts of Regulation and ICT Development in the Region • Value Based vs. Demographic based Segmentation • Harmonized Regulatory Approaches • Marketing strategies to Rural and Low ARPU customer segments • Tax developments • HIPCAR Harmonization Project • Segment Based Loyalty programs Julian Wilkins, Head of Group Telecoms Public Policy Wystan Robertson, Director, Marketing and Sales DIGICEL GROUP GTT
    • 11:20 Converged access technology and service 2:40 Mobile WiMAX Trials and Deployments • Migration to an all IP environment • Mobile WiMAX is a trend? • How to benefit from IP based interconnect & services • Problems and solutions: barriers, mistakes, successful stories Alexey Fedchenko, General Manager Keynote • Detailed view on some new interworking services YOTA DE NICARAGUA Speaker • BICS new interconnect model Dimitri Repinec, Product Manager 3:00 WiMax plus EVDO: How a Small Caribbean Cellular Company is BICS Using Wireless Broadband as a Differentiator • Local cellular carrier competing with the two large pan-Caribbean carriers in a 11:40 Connecting the “Other 80%”: IP Messaging on the most basic small market mobile phones • Robust Wireless Broadband services provide a competitive advantage • How to generate substantial new messaging revenues from email/IM for 100% José Luis Fernández, CEO Keynote of a network’s total subscribers, whilst reducing “churn” CCT GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS Speaker • Detailed examples, lessons and tangible results from deployments in Africa and elsewhere John Carroll, Director 3:20 Special Debate: WiMAX vs LTE perspective debate FORGETMENOT SOFTWARE • The need of Mobile Broadband – Connectivity, Variety and Convenience and the impact on the society 12:00 Questions & Answers • Impressive Growth of Mobile Broadband – Number of Mobile users is expected to overtake fixed Broadband by 2012 12:10 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit • Fast Time to Market due to Low / Flat rates and user friendly devices • How the Ecosystem, Regulation, Politics, Standardizations and technology determines the choice of the path to take. Wireless Broadband Strategies • 2 Main Routes for 4G Mobile Broadband: Wi Max and LTE 2:00 Mobile Broadband and the Opportunity for Fixed to Mobile Moderator: Daniele Tricarico, Analyst, Latin America & Caribbean Substitution INFORMA TELECOMS & MEDIA Neville Cruz, VP - Technology Panelists: OPEN MOBILE PUERTO RICO Charles Littleton Alexey Fedchenko José Luis Fernandéz Director Networking Engineering General Manager CEO - CCT GLOBAL OPEN MOBILE PUERTO RICO YOTA DE NICARAGUA COMMUNICATIONS 2:20 Conducting LTE Trials – What Should Operators Ensure that an LTE Trial Covers? 3:50 Networking Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit • Field tests and installation of femtocells 4:30 Champagne Discussion Roundtables • Self organizing networks (SON) The champagne discussion roundtable group will provide executives with the ideal • Assessing the requirements for LTE to be deployed, what trials will need to be place to meet face-to-face with key people in small groups to discuss specific issues conducted to ensure that the backhaul and core network are up to scratch? and ideas that have arisen over the course of the conference while enjoy a chilled Speaker to be announced. For updated agenda, visit www.caricammobile.com.br glass of champagne. 5:00 Close of the event “Gave us the opportunity to share experiences and learn from each other. It is also the chance to meet vendors to see new applications. Regional networking of operators is the key factor to tailor the mobile market of Caribbean and Latin America" K.W., Telesur Companies Who Attended CariCam Mobile Prior Editions 3G AMERICAS • AIRWEB • ALCATEL-LUCENT • AMDOCS • ANALYSIS MASON • ANTEL • APUA PCS • AT&T WIRELESS INTERNATIONAL • ATLANTIC NETWORKS • BICS • BRIGHTSTAR • BELIZE TELEMEDIA • BNAMERICAS • BLUE COMMUNICATIONS • BRIGHTPOINT LATIN AMERICA • BTC BAHAMAS • CABLE & WIRELESS ANTIGUA • CABLE & WIRELESS DOMINICA • CABLE & WIRELESS ST. KITTS & NEVIS • CABLE & WIRELESS, CAYMAN ISLANDS • CANTO • CARIBBEAN CROSSING • CCAA • CELLSTAR • CERILLION TECHNOLOGIES • CINGULAR WIRELESS • COMMNET SUPPLY • COMPTEL • COMVERSE • CONNECTIVA SYSTEMS • CTU • C&W PANAMA • CANTO • CABLEMAS CCT WIRELESS • CDG • CERILLION • CLARO PUERTO RICO • CLA DIRECT • COMCEL HAITI • COMFONE • COMVERSE • CPNI • DAUPHIN TELECOM • DEKOLINK • DELLOITE • DETECOM • DIGICEL • DITECH NETWORKS • ETECSA CUBA • ENTEL • ERICSSON • FLOW GRENADA • FROST & SULLIVAN • FRANCE TELECOM NORTH AMERICA • FUJITSU CARIBBEAN • G&D • GEMALTO • GENBAND • GUYANA TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH CO • HAYNES AND BOONE • IDT CORPORATION • IMIMOBILE • INFOSONICS • INMOBIA • INNOSTREAM • INTEC TELECOM IMOBIX • INTEC • INTEROP • JINNY SOFTWARE • JUNTA REGLAMENTADORA DE PUERTO RICO • LAQTEL • LATCEL • LIME • MACH • MINISTRY OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND INFORMATION TRINIDAD & TOBAGO • MMA • MORE MAGIC • MOVIUS • MOVISTAR • NORTEL • N-SOFT • NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS • NERA ECONOMIC CONSULTING • OPEN MOBILE • ORACLE • ORANGE DOMINICANA • ORANGE – FRANCE TELECOM • OUR • PRIMAL CONSULTING • PUERTO RICO TELEPHONE CLARO • PYRAMID RESEARCH • QUALCOMM • REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF THE NETHERLANDS ANTILLES • SAMSUNG • SIGNALS CONSULTING • SMARTTRUST • SMITCOMS NV • SOLUWISE • SPEEDNET COMMUNICATIONS • STARHOME • STREAMWIDE • SYBASE 365 • SYNIVERSE TECHNOLOGIES • TECNOTREE • TATT • TEKNO TELECOM • TELCELL • TELECOM TRAINING CORPORATION • TELEM GROUP • TELEPAK • TELESUR • TREMOR TECHNOLOGY • TEKELEC • TELMEX • TRIVNET • TRICOM • TSTT • UTS • UNIQA • UV COLOR • VIVA DOMINICANA • VERISIGN • VERIZON • WARNER MUSIC LATIN AMERICA • WIREIE
    • Feedback from Speakers and Delegates "It was nice meeting you and it was great presenting to such a professional audience." O.R., Cable & Wireless West Indies "It afford me the opportunity to meet others in the field and share knowledge." J.T., Batelco Bahamas "Diversified and very informative." S.M., Setar "Good networking. Information from other telco´s regarding launches of services, pitfalls and successful stories. Information regarding technology development." D.C., Telesur The Definitive Meeting Place for Mobile Professionals CEO´s • CIO´s • COO´s • CTO´s • General Managers • Presidents • VP´s • Directors • Managers • Engineers from all of the mobile value chain: Operators • Solution Providers • Software Providers • Application Developers • Device Manufacturers • Chip Manufactures • Content Providers • Investors • Consultants • Press Proven Attendee Quality Breakdown Press Pass Previous accreditation with Informa TM Press Relation office is mandatory for journalists. Please contact imprensa@ibcbrasil.com.br for information. Mobile Americas Whether you are looking to grow, diversify, acquire or defend your market, a subscription to the Intelligence Centre will provide you with the analysis, insight, market data and forecasts to underpin major decisions and reduce risk. Featuring 10 sector focused channels across TV, broadband and mobile, the Intelligence Centre provides comprehensive and unmatched topic, country and company coverage, as well as a library of presentations from Informa Telecoms & Media’s extensive conference programme. Make better business decisions, starting today: www.intelligencecentre.net/americas Hotel Special Rate for CariCam Wireless Attendees Informa delegates, sponsors and speakers have a special rate at El Conquistador Resort. To make your reservation and receive this exclusive discount*, please contact Sara Valentin at svalentin@luxuryresorts.com and mention our group code CARICA. *Rates based upon availability Media Partners:
    • CARICAM WIRELESS EXPO 2010 CariCam Wireless 2010 is the region event to promote the development, implementation and usage of mobile services, where operators, solutions providers, consultants and analistys can gain knowledge, form partnership and create deals to advance their common interests. “On behalf of my company, I'd like to thank you and congratulate IBC for last week's CariCam Conference & Tradeshow in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The event allowed for very productive and informative sessions with our customers and other industry representatives.” F.C., Lucent Technologies “Well Executed. Great Show. Great Results.” R.H., CWWUSA “I would like to express our appreciation for the IBC high level organization of the meetings.” I.D., SigValue Technologies RESERVED RESERVED RESERVED Why exhibit? • Do business at the only event focused to mobile business in the region RESERVED • Take advantage of the fantastic heritage, grown from a RESERVED RESERVED region leading conference with a track record for delivering the highest quality attendees • Build partnerships with all mobile value chain RESERVED RESERVED • Unmissable opportunity to meet so many focused people in one place over 2 days • Gain competitive advantage and position your company as the market leader • Demonstrate products and solutions, answer questions, overcome objections and meet your market face-to-face There are numerous unique and creative sponsorship opportunities for you to ensure that you achieve the maximum ROI from your association with CariCam There are limited sponsorship opportunities available. Wireless 2010. Contact us to discuss your specific Contact us today! sponsorship objectives – sales, customer relationships, Raquel Freitas - Sponsorship & Exhibition Account Manager: market research, brand building, channel support or media Tel: + 55 (11) 3017-6833 / raquel.freitas@informa.com relations. We will tailor a package to meet your needs. Silver Sponsor: Interop Technologies (www.interoptechnologies.com) provides core wireless solutions for messaging, device management, and connectivity gateways. The company’s unmatched deployment flexibility enables operators of all sizes to compete immediately, and 4G-ready architecture makes migration to next-generation technology simple. With a lengthy history in the wireless service provider business, Interop is a trusted partner to operators worldwide. Interop provides the world’s fastest SMSC, a massively scalable MMSC, next-gen 4G messaging solutions, “one-click fix” SCOPE™ Device Management, a state-of-the-art Common Short Code Gateway, and a WAP Gateway with comprehensive toolset. Interop is headquartered in Fort Myers, FL, with facilities in Dallas, TX, and São Paulo, Brazil. Sponsor: ForgetMeNot Software is a Hong Kong based developer of advanced communications technology. Its Message Optimiser service enables Network Operators to provide enhanced Unified Messaging (starting with email, IM and Social Network interactions) to 100% of subscribers on their network, irrespective of the sophistication of the devices being used by the subscriber. There are no applications to be downloaded, no requirement for dataplans, the service works for both pre-paid and post-pay subscribers. Unified Messaging represents a new, large, sustainable revenue stream for networks, whilst reducing subscriber “churn”. Message Optimiser is being deployed now in Africa and other Continents.
    • METHOD OF PAYMENT: REGISTRATION FORM – CARICAM WIRELESS 2010 – CR0600910 AMEX VISA MASTERCARD DINERS Full Name: Job Title: Departament: E-mail Address: Nº Expiry date: Approving Manager: Job Title: Cardholder’s name: Company Name: Signature: Nature of Company’s Business: CUIT: Business Address: International Bank Transfer (until September 10th , 2010) ZIP Code: City: State: Contact Miss Janina Calil - +55 11 3017 6853 or janina.calil@ibcbrasil.com.br Direct Phone: ( ) Fax: ( ) Mobile Phone: ( ) for Invoice and wire transfer details. Contact name: Job Title: Number of Employes: 01 - 99 100 - 199 200 - 499 500 - 999 1000 - 1999 2000 - 4999 More than 5000 BILLING INFORMATION: Yes, I would like to receive info on future events & services by all communication means. In case you don’t want to receive info, please send an e-mail to cadastro@ibcbrasil.com.br Contact name: GENERAL CONDITIONS Job Title: E-mail: Date: Phone: Fax: November 16-17, 2010 Special Operator Rates* Special Operator Rates* Early Bird Discount Full Price Billing Address: Early Bird Discount – until Full price – until October, 18th after October, 18th Venue: Special Rates for Groups! October, 18th After October, 18th El Conquistador Resort Total Investment Total Investment Total Investment Total Investment 1000 El Conquistador Avenue City: Fajardo 00738 - Puerto Rico State: ZIP CODE: CariCam Wireless 2010 USD 1899,00 USD 2099,00 FREE USD 499,00 The Informa Group plc, is presented in Brazil and Latin America by the IBC and IIR brands. Planning and Organization of the events in Brazil: IIR *To be elegible for the Regional Operator Pass, you must be a company providing telecommunications services to an end consumer in the Caribbean & Central American regions. Informa Group Informa Seminários Ltda. Latin America retains the right to not award the operator rate. TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The inscription will be confirmed after the Organization receives your registration form completely filled out, signed and stamped. A B C D E F G H I J K L M CANCELATION AND SUBSTITUTION: Cancelation can be provided without charges 10 days beforethe event. After this date, a substitute is always welcome at no extra charge. Alternatively,we will make a prompt refund less service charge of US$ 300,00. Em todos os casos, solicitamos notify the Organization about any changes until 12pm from the day before the event. We regret that no refunds can be made to registered delegates who do not cancel their participation as described above and do not attend the event. All notifications must be received in writing by fax, e-mail or letter described on this form. PLEASE SEND REGISTRATION FORM BY CHANGES IN THE PROGRAM: Our commitment is to provide delegates with the opportunity to discuss issues, topics and cases of interest presented by experienced speakers. Eventual changes in the program may be necessary for reasons beyond the organization’s control. Should a speaker be unable to make a scheduled presentation, we will do everything possible to replace the absent professional by another who is able to address the same topic. This effort, however, is not a guarantee that there will be FAX: +55 11 3017-6853 a substitute speaker. By signing this document, I agree with the terms and conditions presented above. OR E-MAIL TO telecom@ibcbrasil.com.br Place and Date Please fill in your label www.caricammobile.com.br Code Located on the up right side of your mailing label. Signature, position and Company stamp