SGV joins the Mobile Asia Congress

Assurance partners Arnel de Jesus, Lucy Chan, Mike Sabado and Roel Lucas attended the 7th Annual Mobile Asia Congress from November 17 to 18, 2010 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.

The congress is one of the world’s largest exhibitions for the mobile industry. It featured prominent chief executive officers (CEO) representing mobile operators, vendors and content owners not only from Asia but across the world. Keynote speakers include CEOs and leaders of China Mobile, NTT Docomo, Bharti Airtel, KDDI, KT, Telenor, Orange, Vodafone, ZTE, Huawei, HTC, Alcatel Lucent, Ericsson, Skype, Paypal and other key players in the telecommunications industry.

The discussions focused on strategic and technological industry issues, with an emphasis on the way Asia drives the mobile momentum in innovation, advancement and adoption. These topics include the mobile operators’ migration to the Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology, offering of cloud computing services, the rising use of smartphones and applications, mobile money strategies and other topics relevant to the industry.

Earlier, Arnel, Lucy, and Roel, with partners Vivian Cruz-Ruiz and Rossana Fajardo, met with other EY partners servicing telecommunications clients from the Asia Pacific area to talk about the Global Telecommunications Center plan for Asia, as well as updates on marketing activities and ways of working with the different EY telecommunications teams. The meeting was headed by Global Telecommunications Assurance Leader Vincent de La Bachelerie.