MEF Asia develops successful strategic collaboration with Asian Carrier Conference

Linda Ruck

MEF Asia recently hosted its first set of events in the Philippines in collaboration with the Asian Carriers’ Conference (ACC), an event which draws Telcos and delegates from around the globe to sunny Cebu. With organisers, Philippine Long Distance Company, keen to develop the breadth of content for their event, this was the first collaboration of its kind with an industry association. The programme provided MEF members with some great benefits including delegate discounts, speaking opportunities and provided a backdrop for some fantastic networking in a fast paced growth market. MEF Asia … [Read more...]

MEF in the Philippines: Mixing the Asian Carriers Conference

Linda Ruck

With the announcement that MEF is to hold an inaugural welcome Mixer in the Philippines during the Asian Carriers Conference next month, MEF Asia General Manager Linda Ruck takes a look at the unique market and discusses what makes it relevant to MEF and its members.Dynamic and fast paced, the Philippines mobile market has more than 100 million subscribers and a mobile penetration rate over 100%, with the mobile segment remaining central to the wider development of the country’s telecom sector.  At its peak more than two billion SMS messages were being sent every day, generating the largest … [Read more...]

MEF Asia members brave the record Haze in Singapore at CommunicAsia 2013

Despite the highest levels of air pollution on record last week MEF Asia members enjoyed the annual gathering at CommunicAsia 2013, the region’s largest integrated info communication technology event, The Chapter hosted an exclusive MEF Mixer as part of a line-up of MEF’s CommunicAsia 2013 activities. Now an annual favorite, the evening was supported by Kimia and Smaato and held at Orgo Bar & Restaurant, atop the iconic Esplanade – Theatres by the Bay – Singapore’s performing Arts Center. Reflecting the Chapter’s diversity, the evening attracted participants from 12 countries … [Read more...]