2017 Sponsors & Partners

Diamond sponsor

edotco Group Sdn Bhd

Established in 2012, edotco is the first regional and integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Asia, providing end-to-end solutions in the tower services sector from tower leasing, co-locations, build-to-suit, energy, transmission and operations and maintenance (O&M).

With a regional portfolio that includes over 25,000 towers across our core markets of Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Pakistan and Myanmar, we strives to deliver outstanding performance in telecommunications infrastructure services and solutions. Our value-added services are supported by state-of-the-art real time monitoring service, echo, which has improved field operations while maximizing operational efficiencies in terms of battery, energy and fuel consumption for telecoms infrastructure.

Through our operations in developing Asian economies, the Group has established a strong track record in nation building. edotco has progressively invested in industry best practices, providing a broad portfolio of infrastructure solutions and offering value-added services to enhance efficiencies and connectivity for communities. At edotco, we are committed to conducting our business in a responsible and sustainable manner for the benefit of our customers, employees, communities and developing nations.

 

Gold sponsor

IPS

METKA IPS results from the combination of resources and expertise of METKA and International Power Supply (IPS), building on the strong technical expertise of IPS in the R&D and precision manufacturing of power electronics and energy conversion technologies, backed by the project execution capability and know-how of METKA, as a leading international EPC contractor, in addition to its robust financial resources. Through this joining of forces, METKA IPS is well positioned to meet the challenges of the rapidly growing hybrid and off grid power market, serving the needs of customers around the world with affordable and efficient solutions suitable for a wide range of applications, such as: telecoms, mini-grid, industrial, etc.

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Silver sponsors

Acsys Technologies Ltd

Acsys is a specialized towerco security and field service management software provider. Recognizing the telecom industry’s relentless drive to efficiency, we design solutions to accelerate you forward. Our software and mobile applications in combination with military-grade access control hardware form a 4 tiered tool for:  Flexibility, Efficiency, Productivity, and Security.

Our solutions are designed to improve your site operations through the near elimination of theft, reduced inefficiencies, vendor and ticket auditing, and real-time remote control of field technicians. In the age of Big Data, Acsys gives you the intel you need to offer your tenants a better experience while reducing your OPEX.

Our expert team of mechatronic security, software development, and telecom professionals represent 14 nationalities and have combined their expertise to deploy the Acsys solutions in nearly 50 countries around the globe. Acsys is ISO 9001 certified and a preferred supplier of many of the biggest names in the telco industry.

Acsys – solutions built to improve your bottom line.

Silver sponsors

Siterra, An Accruent Product

Siterra, an Accruent Product, addresses the software needs of tower companies to sell co-locations, upgrade capacity, build-to-suit, maintain accurate asset registers, manage maintenance, and collaborate with vendors operationally as well as consolidate and integrate tower-related software technically. Sixteen of the towercos and infracos that TowerXchange tracks are current Siterra customers, spanning 18 countries and five continents. The first version of the Siterra site management platform was released in 2001. 100,000 users later, Siterra has become the industry standard, must-have operating software for tower companies today. Accruent works with its leading towerco customers to jointly develop new features that are deployed regularly through the SaaS platform to constantly improve customer value. Accruent has developed global process standards with local flexibility to pair with best-in-class software functionality.

Accruent’s telecommunications division serves some of the world’s largest mobile network operators and service providers in addition to tower companies, helping link employees from different organizations in the industry to collaborate to projects. Accruent is the largest independent provider of commercial property management software, serving the telecom, retail, education, healthcare, and corporate markets with over 5,400 customers in 120 countries.

Silver sponsors

Tarantula

Tarantula is a proven world leader in telecom site management software and the trusted partner of leading telecom infrastructure operators in 20 countries. The company is owned by Volaris Group, an operating group of Toronto-based software and services provider Constellation Software Inc. Through its specialised site management platform, Tarantula is a fundamental pillar of support behind the management of more than 350,000 mobile towers and assets worth US$25 billion around the world.

Red Cube is the industry standard for end-to-end tower lifecycle management. It is built around 30+ real-world, best practice towerco processes that have been brought to life through persona-based workflows, linking together towerco data such as assets, leases, processes, and financials into one central business model. This functionality is available straight out of the box, allowing companies to quickly deploy an optimised towerco business model.

Silver sponsors

Delmec

Delmec has been a primary player in the Telecommunications Industry for over thirty years. It supplies not only infrastructure to the industry but also solutions to the challenges facing the owners of portfolios of Telecoms Infrastructure. Headquartered in Ireland, with subsidiaries across Europe and Africa, Delmec also provides services in the Middle East, Asia and Americas.

Its depth of experience comes from providing structural and network solutions; site building and commissioning; steelworks design and supply; site inspection, maintenance and enhancement; fibre networks; advisory and consultation services. This expertise enables Delmec to provide turnkey solutions from design concept to live on air.

It has supplied these services to major names in the industry in 40 countries, many of whom have continually sought the expert knowledge and technology of Delmec. The company’s values lead it to provide its clients with the best customer service, high efficiency, value and quality, in both its services and supplies, and for which many of its clients have stated that Delmec are; “The best in the world at what they do”

Bronze sponsors

Vinson & Elkins RLLP

Vinson & Elkins is one of the oldest and largest international law firms, with approximately 700 lawyers located in 16 offices around the world.

Our global telecommunications team has extensive experience advising on international telecoms and telecoms infrastructure M&A transactions, including in respect of towers, data centres, fibre, wireless and wireline technology. We have significant industry experience, advising on telecoms transactions in numerous countries, including across Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas and the Middle East and our team is well recognised for such transactions worldwide. Our telecommunications advice includes acquisitions and disposals, debt and equity financing, infrastructure development, operational arrangements, regulatory matters and dispute resolution.

We also have significant experience in the negotiation and drafting of sale and purchase, debt and equity financing, master lease, build-to-suit, site management, site marketing and service level arrangements, fibre IRUs and other complex commercial contracts.

Bronze sponsor

Ausonia

AUSONIA is leader in customized power solutions, specifically designed to meet MNOs and TowerCos power requirements and performance needs.

Among its products portfolio – entirely made in Italy – AUSONIA offers High Efficiency DC Gensets and Hybrid Power Systems fully integrated with Solar & Wind, for off-grid and poor-grid indoor/outdoor sites.

Extended maintenance intervals, very low fuel consumption levels and a complete web-based Remote Monitoring System allow Ausonia Customers to significant cut their OPEX and reduce their TCO.

The use of Ausonia Power Systems in OPEX model is certified by 13 years of operation in Europe and already replicated in Africa and LATAM.

Exhibitor:

IPT PowerTech

IPT PowerTech Group delivers specialized solutions to the power, industrial and telecom sectors in Africa, Middle East and South-East Asia. Combining power expertise with telecom infrastructure specialization, we are market leaders in providing energy solutions, telecom services, and managed maintenance services. The group is recognized as the global Leader of the Guaranteed Savings and T-ESCO models. Our self-manufactured enclosures allow us to create customized energy efficient/hybrid and renewable energy solutions, and to implement new concepts in site renovation.

With offices in 11 countries, our solutions are delivered to more than 60 operators, tower companies and vendors in more than 50 countries.

Exhibitor

Flexenclosure

Flexenclosure is a designer and manufacturer of intelligent power management systems and prefabricated data centre buildings for the ICT industry. The company provides systems that are fully integrated, modular, factory tested for reliability, adaptable to local conditions and quick to install.

eSite is a hybrid power system for off-grid and bad-grid cell sites that cuts diesel costs by up to 90%.  eSite is an integrated single cabinet system for maximum reliability and speed of installation.  eManager, an all-in-one toolbox for remote management, site power optimisation and KPI reporting, is an integral part of eSite.

Exhibitor

Infozech

Infozech is IOT based cost optimization and revenue management solution provider for telecom infrastructure providers and operators since 1999.

Infozech’s iTower Product Suite helps tower companies with Asset, Billing (Infrastructure & Energy), Site uptime and Energy Management with Analytics powered approach. Infozech’s Analytics Product Suite enable consumers with meaningful insights for smarter decisions. We believe that “Data is itself a cost till it is associated to analytics to get actionable insights”.

Infozech manages over 100,000 tower sites, tracking over 42 Million litres of fuel per year, reconciling bills worth USD 23 Million, reconciling 700,000 Assets for customers across multiple geographies.

Exhibitor

GS Yuasa

GS Yuasa is a Japanese company formed in 2004 by the merger of two large 100 year old battery manufacturers, Japan Storage Battery and Yuasa. At US$3.5B in sales, GS Yuasa is one of the worlds largest battery manufacturers.

GS Yuasa manufactures a full line of technologies including lithium, lead acid, nickel metal hydride, and nickel cadmium for the automotive, industrial, and specialty battery markets. Especially for Telecom market, we have developed a 48V lithium ion battery module that has outstanding cyclic life and charge acceptance that can reduce the runtime of  generators and the total cost of ownership of telecom base stations.

With 37 affiliates in 17 countries, GS Yuasa has a worldwide presence operating under the GS Yuasa, GS, and Yuasa brands.

Exhibitor

Abloy

ABLOY is one of the leading manufacturers of locks, locking systems and architectural hardware and the world’s leading developer of products in the field of electromechanical locking technology.  We develop safe, aesthetic and easy-to-use locking solutions which satisfy the needs of end-users and our construction industry partners for security, safety and ease-of-access.

ABLOY protects people, property, and business operations on land, at sea, and in the air – in all circumstances. Solutions created for users’ individual need extend from locking of homes to sites of operations requiring professionally provided high security.

Both the trust users place in us and our pioneering position are based on long-term endeavours – continuously developing new and innovative locking solutions and door-opening technologies that facilitate smooth entry and exit.

The position of ABLOY as one of the four global brands of ASSA ABLOY Group supports our internationalization process and empowers us to strengthen our business in existing markets and to expand into new areas.

Exhibitor

NANHUA Electronics Co., Ltd.

NANHUA is an independent enterprise with modern management which is located in Shanghai. We design, manufacture and sell world leading signal, lighting and control products which be applied in industrial areas since 1990, and focusing on aviation obstruction light system for telecom towers from 2007, has full experience in the complete line of cost-effective obstruction lighting and control solutions. NANHUA products have been proven to be professionally designed and highly reliable.

NANHUA will continue to maintain reliable, safety and simple R&D concepts, combine with the latest technology, commit to developing new products to help customer solve problems and enhance customer value.

Exhibitor

EnerSys

EnerSys® is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We complement our extensive line of motive power, reserve power and specialty products with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world. Headquartered in the United States, with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia, EnerSys employs over nine thousand people and operates 32 manufacturing and assembly facilities world-wide. This vast infrastructure and over 100 years of battery experience positions EnerSys at the forefront of both manufacturing capabilities and new product development.

Exhibitor

NorthStar Battery

NorthStar is a global leader in designing, manufacturing and deploying a wide range of batteries and energy storage solutions. Our mission is to deliver reliable and sustainable power to the world.
 
Using advanced technology, our products have been built to ensure longer battery life, lower operating costs and reduced environmental impact. We maintain a global presence with major operations in Sweden, USA, China and the Middle East and distribution and service centers in Latin America, Europe, Africa and APAC.
 
Visit our booth for more information about our new innovative products including NorthStar ACE™; the future of energy storage management!

Exhibitor

Redflow

Redflow Limited is an energy storage specialist that has developed the world’s smallest flow batteries. Redflow’s unique flow batteries are designed for stationary energy storage applications ranging from its ZCell home battery to its ZBM battery range for commercial, telecommunications and grid-scale deployment. Redflow is a publicly-listed company (ASX: RFX) that operates R&D facilities in Australia, as well as offices in the US and Europe. Produced in North America by Flex, one of the world’s largest supply chain solution companies, Redflow’s high energy density batteries are sold, installed and maintained by a global network of system integrators. Redflow batteries connect directly to the telco bus, experience no damage from regular power outages, are 100% depth of discharge and their full capacity is usable over lifetime.

Exhibitor

Enatel Energy

Enatel Energy delivers an expansive portfolio of configurable systems designed to meet every telecommunication network power requirement. Solutions offer flexibility and scalability, by way of hot pluggable combinations of modular Rectifiers, Inverters, Converters, Solar/Wind Chargers and encompass advanced energy management. Enatel’s SYNERGi hybrid solutions include unique patented generator control capabilities allowing dynamic optimisation to accommodate off-grid site variables so ensure the highest levels of network uptime, ease of deployment and OPEX savings. Renewable energy inputs can be integrated simply and blended intelligently. Enatel Energy offers renowned support, reliability, and system efficiencies. Solutions are New Zealand made to guarantee design, manufacture and process integrity.

Exhibitor

TOTAL

Total is the world’s fourth-ranked oil and gas company and a global leader in solar energy through our affiliate SunPower. With operations in more than 130 countries, we have 100,000 employees who are committed to better energy.

Supplying affordable energy to a growing population, addressing climate change and meeting new customer expectations are the three main challenges Total must meet as an energy major.

Exhibitor

AIO Systems

AIO Systems is an innovative specialist in the provision of total management solutions for remote unmanned sites. AIO’s in-depth understanding of the telecom landscape and vast field experience guarantee that its CMS management platform and EyeSite controllers possess the advanced technological competencies required by today’s Towercos and MNOs.

AIO specializes in intelligent 24/7 Security solutions and efficient Hybrid/Energy solutions, while addressing multi-tenant infrastructure complexities and delivering effective Asset/Inventory control. 

AIO’s numerous business models propose alternative operational structures that guarantee sizable ROI. When combined with its professional services and feature-packed mobile application, companies can rest assured AIO will address all their RMS needs from A-Z.

Exhibitor

Leoch Battery

We, Leoch Battery Pte. Ltd, established in 1999, located at 1 Tech Park Crescent, Tuas, Singapore 638131. We’re an international new high- tech enterprise listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 842), specialize in research and development, manufacturing, sales and marketing of full categories of lead-acid battery.

Exhibitor

Saft

Saft backup solutions range from 30 seconds to a whole day.

Saft backup batteries for telecom equipment suppliers and network operators ensure continuity of customer service. Since more than one decade Saft’s portfolio meet telecom energy needs everywhere in very hot or cold climates, urban settings or remote, hard-to-access locations.

For low network stability we can offer a solution with good cycling capabilities and good chargeability. Where network stability is high, we have solutions with float charging and a long service life.

Lithium-ion technology offers significant advantages at extreme temperatures, cycling capability, energy density and zero maintenance.

Exhibitor

Ascot Industrial

Ascot Industrial is an energy solution provider that proposes the right answer to your energy needs thanks to a complete portfolio of leading power solutions specifically designed for telecom application (AC, DC and Hybrid Gensets).

All products are tailored according to Customer needs, achieving savings in fuel, decrease in running hours, noise and vibration abatement, and they are equipped with “remote control” to manage all energy sources in real time.

Ascot H-Power System is a complete solution that permits up to 100% fuel savings (in battery mode), as it combines Gensets, Batteries and/or PV Panels (with or without electrical grid)

Exhibitor

SerEnergy

SerEnergy is a world leading developer and manufacturer of power systems providing primary, supplementary and backup power for telecom and utility applications. With a system based on reformed methanol fuel cell technology, SerEnergy is able to provide a very compact power generation system that does not generate harmful emissions, noise or vibrations. At the same time, the power system is a front runner in terms of low maintenance requirements while being environmentally friendly.

With headquarters in Aalborg, Denmark, SerEnergy is the largest methanol fuel cell manufacturer worldwide with a production capacity up to 25MW (5000 units) per year.

Exhibitor

Polar Power Inc

Polar Power, Inc. (POLA), designs, manufactures and sells direct current, or DC, power systems, lithium battery powered hybrid solar systems for applications primarily in the telecommunications market. Polar’s systems provide reliable and low-cost energy for applications for off-grid and bad-grid applications with critical power needs that cannot be without power in the event of utility grid failure. Our systems integrate DC Generators, Solar PV, DC Air-conditioning, and batteries.  Our Hybrid Solar Systems provide reliable power with very low maintenance and operational costs. Our Prime Power DC Generators provide very low fuel consumption, low maintenance with 3,000-hour oil change interval and long generator life. Our Backup DC Generators provide compact, lightweight, minimum fuel storage providing long reserve.

Exhibitor

Orissa Wicomm (M) Sdn Bhd

Our strength lies in our ability to customise solutions for any type of applications in the industrial energy field. With our experience and understanding of industrial specifications and complexities, our goal is to provide complete integration of system solutions to meet the greatest expectations of our customers.

Exhibitor

IT-Development (ITD)

IT-Development (ITD) provides Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) with an innovative end-to-end solution to efficiently manage network rollouts and operations.

We have 12,000 daily users across 20 countries. #MakeTheEverydayBetter summarizes our philosophy to keep ITD products easy to use. Our flagship is ClickOnSite, a SaaS tool specialised in site rollout (project management) and site maintenance (asset management, trouble ticketing, work orders), with remote monitoring capabilities under development.

ITD aims to be the #1 provider of software for managing site rollouts and operations to MNOs in Europe, Africa, Middle East and SE Asia, and become a significant player in the towerco community.

Exhibitor

Hetrogenous, Inc.

Hetrogenous is an Intelligent Industrial IoT Platform that offers powerful hardware and software products to help operators and service providers of all sizes to leverage the power of the “Always On” Internet. We partner with clients to help them tap into the “Internet of Things” by introducing new and powerful applications to expand their user base, access new markets, and improve customer experience. As a sensor and radio agnostic platform, we can help acquire data from any source, over any network, and aggregate it in the cloud with context, to power analytics and bi-directional decision support for remote assets.

Hardiman Telecommunications

Hardiman Telecommunications Ltd. was established in 1994.  We are a boutique consultancy specialised in strategy development, due diligence assessment and valuation support.  Our clients include major TowerCos, private equity funds, corporate finance / advisory and investment functions of leading banks, and telecommunications carriers. We are particularly active in end-to-end support of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

All of our staff have held profit-accountable positions with global telecommunications carriers, manufacturers and systems integration houses prior to joining us.  This allows full support of clients across the continuum from technology through to market effectiveness, spanning engineering, commercial strategy, financial structuring and proven operating methodologies.

TowerShield™

TowerShieldTM is an unique upgrading solution for existing and new build towers. TowerShieldTM is the first solution to use shape factor to reduce wind load on the tower, enabling almost unlimited capacity for new antennas. Reduced wind load diminish the need of upgrading the tower and foundation!

The TowerShieldTM is an invention by GSM Towers, a Norwegian tower supplier offering its own optimized designs for tower, capacity controls of existing structures, and energy solutions on three continents. GSM Towers provides a wide range of in-house engineered tower models tailored to local requirements as well as a full range of accessories.

Partner

New Street Research

New Street Research is an independent research firm specializing in telecommunications equity and debt research. We apply an in-depth, fundamental approach to research that draws on decades of telecom, technology, and policy expertise. We strive to develop differentiated investment insights that impact institutional investors, company executives, and government policy-makers. Our team of 20 dedicated analysts based in New York, London, and Singapore, giving us a truly global and unique perspective on trends across the telecom landscape.

Media partner

National Association of Tower Erectors

The National Association of Tower Erectors is dedicated to providing a unified voice for tower erection, service and maintenance companies and recognized as the tower industry leader in promoting safety, education, uniform practices and procedures.

Media partner

Analysys Mason

Analysys Mason is a global specialist adviser on telecoms, media and technology (TMT). At the core of Analysys Mason’s offering are two key services: consultancy and research. To support these, we have developed skills and techniques that deliver tangible results for clients the world over. One of the features that sets our consultancy work apart is our exclusive focus on TMT. We are specialists, and proud of it. Analysys Mason works with clients across the TMT sector; regulators, operators, vendors, financial institutions and other market players. We never forget that the point of consultancy is to make a tangible difference to our clients’ businesses. In terms of our research, many of the world’s leading network operators, vendors, regulators and investors subscribe to our research programmes and rely on our insight to inform their decision making. Clients also have the opportunity to engage one-to-one with our subject-matter experts for tailored advice on critical business issues.

Media partner

BMI Research

Telecommunications Insight provides subscribers with analysis, forecasts and company profiles on a country-by-country basis, covering the key trends impacting on global telecommunications markets.  The service includes online access to the very latest analysis and data, a searchable archive, and PDF access to the monthly regional Insight reports.

Published by Business Monitor International, the global market specialists, Telecommunications Insight is broken down into five regional services: Asia, Western Europe, Emerging Europe, the Middle East & Africa and the Americas.

For further information please view our website or call Tel: +44 (0) 20 7246 1403.

Media partner

TelecomWatch

TelecomWatch is the only “Publishing-House” in India which is fully & totally focused / concentrated on Indian Telecom & its related industries. TelecomWatch serves well over 71,000 email ids & its products are seen daily by more than 1,00,000 pairs of important eye-balls, who are the actual business creators.

TelecomWatch endeavors to provide Fixedline, CDMA ( Mobile), GSM & Average Revenue Per User figs immediately on their release. Its products have proved to be excellent vehicles for “Online Advertising”.

TelecomWatch products provide online & offline timely & accurate info / data on vital happenings, latest tariffs & valid tenders through:

– TelecomWatch-news flash

– TelecomWatch-tariff databank

– TelecomWatch-info bank

– TelecomWatch-ad flash

For more details please visit our website or mail us at [email protected]

Media partner

Telecom Finance

Media partner

Pyramid Research

Pyramid Research offers practical solutions to the complex demands our clients face in the global telecommunications, media and technology industries. Our analysis is uniquely focused on the identification and assessment of growth opportunities within the telecoms value chain, by market, sector, technology and business model, powered by the bottom-up methodology of our market forecasts for more than 100 countries – a distinction that has remained unmatched for nearly 30 years.

Media partner

Inside Towers

Inside Towers is a daily, digital publication delivering breaking, relevant, and actionable news to wireless infrastructure professionals. While there is plenty of news and information regarding wireless, news specifically targeted towards towers is rare.Inside Towers is written for tower people, by tower people. With over 8,000 subscribers, Inside Towers has grown at an incredible rate since it began in 2013.

Inside Towers covers a wide range of pertinent tower topics including zoning issues, marketplace and values, company profiles, new products, tower safety, job listings, industry events, tower shots and international news, just to name a few.

Inside Towers also offers a companion Buyer’s Guide, Tower-Pro.comTower-Pro.com is the leading telecom directory, with thousands of industry product and service vendors, right at your fingertips. Check for your company’s free listing or search companies to match your specific needs.

Media partner

Telecom Asia

Telecom Asia (www.telecomasia.net) is Asia’s leading source of news on the telco industry, providing daily coverage from across the region and the world as well as analysis and commentary on industry trends and developments.

Launched in 1990, Telecom Asia covers the industry through websites, conferences, publications and research reports. The group also produces the Telecom Asia awards, the region’s longest-running telecom industry awards, held every year since 1997.

Telecom Asia is brought to you by Questex (www.questex.asia), a global business information provider headquartered in the USA with a comprehensive platform of events, digital media, demand generation, lead-gen and marketing services.

Media partner

China Independent Tower Alliance (CITA)

Launched in June 2017, the China Independent Tower Alliance (CITA) was created under the leadership and guidance of the China Association of Communication Enterprises (CACE), in partnership with private towercos, telecom infrastructure builders, equipment and service providers, design consulting, academic and research institutes, and more.

The alliance seeks to provide a unified voice in liaising and communicating with government agencies on legal, regulatory and policy matters affecting the industry; to seek win-win partnerships with China Tower Corporation as well as MNOs; to facilitate member knowledge exchange, training and professional development; to identify and address common industry challenges; to develop industry standards in technology, tower leasing and service management, etc.; and to promote the alliance and its members to mainstream media to positively affect its reputation and influence.

Media partner

Global Listed Infrastructure Organisation

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