Pacific Telecommunications Council

Supporting Organizations

Access Intelligence

Via Satellite is the leading global satellite magazine, providing expert business analysis and technical insights into the satellite, telecom, wireless and space industries. The readers of Via Satellite are provided with timely and valuable editorial, essential in remaining competitive and profitable in the global satellite marketplace. Coverage includes current and evolving applications, infrastructure issues, technology, business and regulatory developments worldwide. For more information on our products and to sign up for free trial subscriptions go to

Business Monitor International

Business Monitor International Established in 1984, Business Monitor International is a leading print and online publisher of specialist business information on global emerging markets. Our range of daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly services covers political risk, macroeconomic performance, outlook and forecast, industry sectors and the business operating environment. BMI also publishes directories and CD-ROMs profiling multinational companies active in emerging markets. We also publish a number of reports specifically on the Telecoms sector.


Canto The trade exhibition will cover the spectrum of communications technologies, offering in-depth information on the latest developments in voice, data, image, e-Content and multimedia captured in 70 exhibits. The conference on the other hand will lead discourse on key issues from a panellist of experts in areas such as:

  • Shaping tomorrow’s ICT reality in the Caribbean – Ministerial Round Table
  • Applications and Services on the Converged Network
  • Enabling Technologies
  • Sustainability
  • The Future of Net Neutrality
  • Cyber Crime
Capacity Media

China Satellite

China Satellite is the largest scaled and most historic satellite gathering event in China. It has been 14 years since the first China Satellite Conference was held in 1999. And it has successfully promoted the communication between all the participants in this industry. As an important part of the driving force to China Satellite industry, it is now paid more and more attention by the government, and is being strongly supported by the many governmental and academic organizations.


Commsupdate is TeleGeography’s free daily email summary of the top telecom news stories globally, delivered to more than 19,000 subscribers every morning. Each issue summarizes the latest industry news and includes links to more complete articles. To learn more or to subscribe, please visit


The Connect-World series of magazines is a forum for the highest-level ICT decision makers, who give their opinion about the impact of ICT upon regional development.

Our authors are the people who know the ICT sector best: the leaders of industry, governments, regulators, international organisations, legal experts, bankers and their advisors.

Convergencia Latina

Convergencia Latina is an independent media website since 2000 with the most reliable, key information about the Latin American and the Caribbean telecommunications market.
We provide relevant and up-to-date news, such as daily news indicators per country, maps, yearbooks, event organizer information and research. Advertising is also available – digital & printed options.

Global Sources

The Global Sources, one of the world’s top B-to-B sourcing organizations, has been connecting telecom buyers worldwide with verified suppliers in China and Asia since 1971. With over 60,000 telecom products, Global Sources Online is the destination of choice for volume buyers sourcing new telephones, telecommunications equipment, wireless and Internet communications products, and more. Visit to find the latest telecom products for your business.


Founded in 1977, IDATE is one of Europe’s foremost market analysis and consulting firms, whose mission is to provide assistance in strategic decision-making for its clients in the Telecom, Internet and Media industries. Over the years, IDATE has become one of Europe’s foremost centres of market analysis and debate, specialised in the telecommunications, internet and media industry markets.
The DigiWorld Programme was created several years back to support those Institute initiatives that embody the originality of this European forum for debate and experience-sharing which is at the heart of the “IDATE project”.

Information Gatekeepers, Inc. (IGI)

Information Gatekeepers, Inc. (IGI), headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, is an internationally recognized publisher, consultancy, trade show organizer, and information service provider in the fields of telecommunications, fiber optics, optical networks, high-speed Internet access, wireless, and the emerging telecom markets, such as China, India, Russia, Iraq, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, and South America. IGI publishes over 35 newsletters in the telecommunications field and over 20 market studies a year.

Intelligent Community Forum (ICF)

The Intelligent Community Forum studies the economic and social development of the 21st Century community. Communities everywhere are challenged to create prosperity in a world where jobs and investment depend on advances in communications. For the 21st Century community, connectivity threatens established ways of life on the one hand, and offers new tools to build prosperous, inclusive economies on the other. ICF shares the best practices of the world’s Intelligent Communities by conducting research, providing education and counsel, hosting events and producing an international awards program.

Intelligent Community Forum
+1 646-291-6166 FAX: +1 212-825-0075

International Telecommunications Society (ITS)

TheInternational Institute of Communications is a leading independent membership organisation focused on global telecommunications, media and digital media policy and regulation, and their impact on business and society. It offers the opportunity to share experiences between practising communications professionals, policymakers, regulators and academics and publishes Intermedia, reviewing key developments in telecommunications and media policy, regulatory affairs, emergent ICT trends and especially the impact of the Internet across the entire communications industry.

International Telecommunications Society (ITS)

International Telecommunications Society (ITS) is an independent, non-aligned and not-for-profit organization with a worldwide network of nearly 400 members from the academic, private sector and government communities. Members of our professional association are engaged in every segment of the evolving communications sector, including telephony, computing, Internet, broadcasting, content (media) and related industries. Our goal is to provide a forum where people can meet to identify developing business and regulatory issues and share new findings, public policy ideas and research methodologies.

OSP Magazine

Service Providers rely on the OSP® brand for concise information about comprehensive network architecture solutions and technology best practices. The HOW-TO educational resource for communications and entertainment providers, OSP magazine equips telecom professionals with the educational content necessary to meet their network objectives in a continually evolving marketplace.

OSP magazine is a free publication for those who qualify, for more information and to subscribe today visit

Satellite Evolution Group

Satellite Evolution Asia is the No.1 satellite magazine in the Asia-Pacific with a reputation second to none. This must-read magazine delivers timely information in an informative and easy to read fashion. Well known for its informative Question & Answer sessions with top executives, Satellite Evolution Asia is at the forefront of the fast changing satellite industry.

Satnews Publishers

Satnews Publishers is a leader in the delivery of timely and accurate news and data for the commercial and military satellite industries. Satnews publications include Satnews Daily, Weekly, Mobile, SatMagazine and MilsatMagazine. Our data products include the International Satellite Directory and SatFinder, both industry standard tools.


SpaceNews is the only weekly publication truly dedicated to the space industry. Whether in print or on-line, we provide news, commentary and analysis that make us the leading source of information for the space professional on every major continent. For 24 years SpaceNews has provided decision-makers throughout the industry with timely and comprehensive space and satellite news, giving them the competitive intelligence they need to succeed.

SubCableNews is a unique Newsletter for the whole industry involved in the submarine cable market, supplying the latest facts and comprehensive information about current and future projects and companies in this industry. Be up to date with news about worldwide submarine cable ventures, insider information and summarised press releases and publications.

Telecom Asia

Telecom Asia is Asia’s leading source of news on the telco industry, providing comprehensive daily coverage across the region and the world plus analysis, insight and commentary on industry trends and developments.

Launched in 1990, Telecom Asia covers the industry through its websites, conferences, publications and research reports, addressing topics that decision makers need to understand such as 4G, cloud, next generation networks, billing & OSS, and strategic management issues.

The group also produces the annual Telecom Asia awards, the region’s longest-running telecom industry awards, held every year since 1997 to recognize Asia’s most innovative carriers and service providers.

Telecom Review

Telecom Review is one of the most active industry magazines present at the major telecom/ICT events around the world. Our readers are among the top of the industry, from the “C” level, to senior management. We work extensively with Marketing, PR and Advertising Agency representatives to assist in your advertising needs, so please contact us.


Telegeography is a telecom market research and consulting firm. We conduct in-depth, primary research on a limited number of key subjects and provide users access to these data through online reports and databases. Our main research areas include: undersea cables; international Internet networks; and international long distance traffic, service providers, and pricing. Since 1989, our data have provided guidance to thousands of clients, including service providers, equipment makers, investors, and governments.


Terrapinn is a business media company. Our products are trade exhibitions, conference, training solutions and electronic publications. Terrapinn owns a portfolio of B2B brands. For more information, please visit

Total Telecom (WCA)

The World Communication Awards recognizes the companies and individuals responsible for the innovations, achievements and great new services that are helping to build tomorrows industry. The Awards are open to all communications providers, whether they are a traditional carrier, service provider, multimedia content provider or another organization providing a communication service.

The awards maintain their fiercely-protected independence thanks to the services of an experienced panel of judges, who will be joined this year by a number of new faces. The awards can truly claim global status, recognizing success in all aspects of the industry, from multi-national telecoms operators to smaller providers serving niche markets.

WFN Strategies

WFN Strategies accomplishes telecoms engineering involving submarine and terrestrial optical cable, microwave, mobile, broadband wireless/WiMAX/WiFi, satellite and other RF technologies for commercial, oil & gas and government clients. WFN Strategies provides system strategy, acquisition and implementation support for all aspects of telecoms services, including developing the standards for system design, the tender process, construction, physical deployment and maintenance. WFN Strategies publishes Submarine Telecoms Forum, the industry’s platform for discourse on submarine telecom cable and network operations.

Wireless Industry Partnership (WIP)

Wireless Industry Partnership (WIP) builds mobile developer communities and amplifies their voice in the ecosystem. Our Developer Marketing Agency services complement and strengthen developer and partner relations programs. Our WIPJam events are popular around the world as fun, interactive unconferences that are serious about No PPT, No Panels and No Ties!

Our on-line Developer Resource Portal and Marketplace, AppStore Catalog, Mobile Community Calendar, Global Partnerships and our own Community connects developers and start ups to information, resources and tools that they need to reduce cycle times, increase innovation and get to market faster. @wipjam

PTC'13 Sponsors

PTC'13 Diamond Sponsor

Tata Communications

PTC'13 Platinum Sponsors

Bharti Airtel Ciena Equinix O3b Sify

PTC'13 Gold Sponsors

CITIC Telecom InternationalCITIC Telecom International CPC LimitedCenturyLinkChina TelecomChina UnicomComcast Wholesale ServicesCoreSiteHutchison Global CommunicationsInfineraLevel 3 CommunicationsPCCW GlobalPacnetVerizon Global Wholesaletw telecom

PTC'13 Silver Sponsors

AT&T WirelessDeutsche TelekomIntelsatKTPacific Digital SignsRed Pocket MobileTelus

PTC'13 Bronze Sponsors

ATLANTIC-ACMBiznet NetworksDBL TelecomPaul HastingsRedcomSouthern CrossSubOptic 2013Telecom Italia SparkleTransaction Network ServicesTE SubcomTransaction Network ServicesVirtelaXtera