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Archived Webcast'17

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Fifth Convergence Summit 2017

First  Convergence Summit

Second  Convergence Summit  2014

Third  Converegence Summit  2015

Fourth  Convergence Summit  2016









About CII

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes.

CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded in 1895, India's premier business association has over 8,300 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 200,000 enterprises from around 250 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.

CII charts change by working closely with Government on policy issues, interfacing with thought leaders, and enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and business opportunities for industry through a range of specialized services and strategic global linkages. It also provides a platform for consensus-building and networking on key issues.

Extending its agenda beyond business, CII assists industry to identify and execute corporate citizenship programmes. Partnerships with civil society organizations carry forward corporate initiatives for integrated and inclusive development across diverse domains including affirmative action, healthcare, education, livelihood, diversity management, skill development, empowerment of women, and water, to name a few.

The CII theme for 2017-18, India Together: Inclusive. Ahead. Responsible emphasizes Industry's role in partnering Government to accelerate India's growth and development. The focus will be on key enablers such as job creation; skill development and training; affirmative action; women parity; new models of development; sustainability; corporate social responsibility, governance and transparency.

With 67 offices, including 9 Centres of Excellence, in India, and 10 overseas offices in Australia, Bahrain, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Singapore, South Africa, UK, and USA, as well as institutional partnerships with 344 counterpart organizations in 129 countries, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community. 

   

Digital : 5G Technology for the Future

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New frontiers for connectivity and ability to provide differentiated services is driving innovative business models. Roles are opening up for intermediaries both upstream and downstream to telecom service providers. Prevalent use cases of changes in business models and potential for creation of new “merchant” markets in the telco value chain in the Indian context.

With faster speeds, reduced latency and higher bandwidth 5G would support a plethora of application. 5G is enabling digitalization of vertical markets and enhancing and building new service capabilities across sectors. How business across industry verticals are planning on leveraging on this technology disruption for new service innovation?

Massive IoT

With Low-Power Wide-Area (LPWA) technology, narrowband IOT and LTE-M (M2M) telecom service providers are enabling networks which can support massive IoT. Which massive IoT use cases we see wider commercialization in India? Will massive IoT deployments enhance telecom service provider role in Smart Cities? Combatting the security threats across connected devices, securing compliance and efficiency.

Challenges & way forward - 5G

Strategic considerations for modernizing infrastructure and acquisition of resources to unleash potential of 5G. Drivers and obstacles predicting commercial deployment and readiness of network and services. Recommendations and way forward to prosper 5G landscape across markets.

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