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CommuniCast Myanmar 2017 Myanmar Leading & Most Important ICT Event
14 November 2017 - The 4th edition of CommuniCast Myanmar (CCM) 2017 will be co-located with the International Myanmar ICT Exhibition 2017. The combination of event, to be hosted from 28-30 November at Novotel Yangon Max, Yangon to present the best international and local exhibition, new technologies, new education of technology and new business opportunities.
Both events will attract the participation of more than 70 companies from 14 countries, including 3 international pavilions from India, Singapore and Thailand across the mobile, satellite and telecommunications industry.
This year the event will focus with theme “Driving Myanmar’s Digital Future” Today, after decades of economic and political isolation, the telecoms sector has attract the second-largest amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) after oil and gas. According to figures from the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration, as of October 2016 FDI reached $3.28 billion for FY 2016-2017. Of that, $1.62 billion is attributable to the transport and telecommunications sectors. The bullish investment climate has translated into 92% SIM card penetration, and with the real penetration rate at 68% in December 2016.
"Myanmar is the fourth-fastest growing mobile market in the world due to the expanding investment and growing demand. CommuniCast Myanmar 2017 is a professional business event for the communications, ICT and broadcasting industries. CCM2017 is Myanmar leading and most important event. It is also a meeting place for entrepreneurs, developers and investors.” Said Mr. Fraser Hawkes, General Manager, UBM Myanmar.
CommuniCast Myanmar 2017 has received overwhelming support from key influencers in the industry including the first and leading telecommunications company in Myanmar, MPT as the Gold sponsor and the world’s best network infrastructure solutions, CommScope as the Silver sponsor. And event received the official support from Ministry of Information Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Myanmar Computer Federation and Software Park Thailand.
CommuniCast Myanmar is organized by UBM Myanmar and its international associate companies in Bangkok, Singapore and London. The ICT and broadcasting technology portfolio of shows includes CommunicAsia, BroadcastAsia, Communic Indonesia and Brooadcast Indonesia.
For further information on CommuniCast Myanmar 2017, please contact Rupert Owen in London on +22.214.171.12460.4106 or at [email protected].
In Asia, please contact Fraser Hawkes in Yangon on Tel: +951 378 975 or at fraser.h[email protected]
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About CommuniCast Myanmar CommuniCast Myanmar 2017 is the fourth edition of the annual communications technology, enterprise and convergence solutions show. Joining forces with the Myanmar Computer Federation’s international ICT Exhibition and the Myanmar Satellite Forum, the event covers the full spectrum of the ICT industry, from satellite and broadband through to mobile and enterprise solutions, under one roof.