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Year-Round Sponsors

PTC’s Year-Round Sponsors support PTC throughout the year through generous monetary and/or in-kind contributions.


26FIVE TECH is the specialized technology practice of 26FIVE Global Labs. As growth management and transformation specialists, we work with global technology companies to trigger, drive and accelerate your fastest growing phases.

We create differentiation, help build relevance and orchestrate customer engagement to directly impact business value, through driving revenue, preparing for M&A and/or IPO or boosting market valuation.

Experiences include Accenture, Arbinet, Atos, DE-CIX, Global Crossing, Equinix, Tata Communications, VimpelCom and Vodafone amongst others.

Paul Hastings

Paul Hastings LLP is an international law firm of 18 offices linking the world's leading financial and commercial centers. With over 60 practitioners, our Telecommunications Practice covers all subsectors with broad expertise: structuring and financing projects; regulatory counseling and advocacy (local, national and international); commercial transactions; regulatory and corporate compliance; and legislative representation before domestic and international forums. The scope of our Practice is international, and it is expanding.

Event Sponsors

Event Sponsors help make specific events possible through significant monetary and/or in-kind contributions.

View a list of PTC'16 Sponsors.



PTC and its collaborators actively work together to co-create, co-develop, and/or co-host new or existing events, activities, or initiatives in support of PTC’s vision and mission.


APTelecom is a leading facilities-based telecom consulting company and service provider specializing in global connectivity, cloud solutions and emerging market advisory-based solutions. APTelecom combines superior quality, cost-competitive telecom products with strategic advisory and cloud solutions. APTelecom improves networks, facilitates growth, and manages change for its clients in the call center, security services, and data center space. APTelecom differentiates itself through quality, integrity, and innovation across their entire suite of products and services in emerging markets.

Supporting Organizations

Supporting organizations support PTC by promoting the organization’s events, activities, and initiatives and trading in-kind services with PTC.


CASBAA is the Asia Pacific region’s largest non-profit media association, serving the multi-channel audio-visual content creation and distribution industry. Established in 1991, CASBAA has grown with the industry to include digital multichannel television, content, platforms, advertising, and video delivery. Encompassing some 500 million connections within a footprint across the region, CASBAA works to be the authoritative voice for multichannel TV; promoting even-handed and market-friendly regulation, IP protection and revenue growth for subscription and advertising, while promoting global best practices.

China Satellite

The China Satellite Conference and the affiliated Satellite Application Exhibition is an open platform for and devoted to satellite industry. For almost two decades, our single goal has always been to provide a forum for people to showcase the technological development of the field and discuss the perspectives and possibilities of satellite applications.

The conference is a three-day event, brings together policy makers, service providers, manufactures and end-users, enables every part of the industry to have a voice.

emergency Communications Leadership & Innovation Center

eCLIC (emergency Communications Leadership & Innovation Center) is a multi-year collaborative effort within the DMI (Disaster Management Initiative) of Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley. eCLIC collaborators have been active participants in dozens of major Local, State, National and Multinational HA/DR (Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief) planning, leadership improvement, and technology innovation collaborations. The eCLIC mantra is: "Move from Chaos to Synergy - with a Whole of Society Approach".

IEEE Communications Society

The IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) is a leading global community comprised of a diverse set of professionals with a common interest in advancing all communications and networking technologies. ComSoc has over 29,000 members in more than 149 countries.

ComSoc is paving the way for advancements in 5G, SDN, IoT, Green ICT, fiber optics and more. In addition to one-day events, conferences, and workshops, ComSoc offers educational opportunities including the IEEE WCET certification program and training. For more information, visit www.comsoc.org.

International Telecommunications Society

International Telecommunications Society (ITS) is an association of professionals in 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.


SubOptic is a non-profit, non-incorporated international organization, which is steered and sponsored by leading members of the telecommunications industry. SubOptic 2016, its ninth conference in a series dating from 1986, was held in Dubai during April 2016, attended by nearly 700 attendees from over 200 companies representing 60 countries. Details of its next conference, SubOptic 2019, will be announced during PTC'17 and additional information will then be posted on its website at www.suboptic.org.


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.

WFN Strategies

WFN Strategies designs, engineers and implements submarine optical cable systems for commercial clients, which have utilized repeatered and unrepeatered technologies, and have been transoceanic, regional, or festoon in scope. We have been involved with all aspects of implementing telecommunications systems and Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) - from feasibility studies through capital budgeting to engineering, purchasing, and installation to commissioning & testing.

World Teleport Association

Since 1985, the World Teleport Association (WTA) has been the only trade association that focuses on the business of satellite communications from the ground up. At the core of its membership are the world’s most innovative operators of teleports, from independents to multinationals, niche service providers to global hybrid carriers.

Supporting Media

A class of Supporting Organizations, Supporting Media are traditional and online media organizations that support PTC by trading in-kind services and further increasing the visibility and profile of PTC activities.

Channel Vision Magazine

ChannelVision is a bi-monthly magazine read by channel partners selling all manner of voice, data, access, managed and business services - both on premises and "in the cloud" - primarily in the small/medium business space. With huge 27,000 controlled circluation - 9,150 Telecom Agents, 9,100 VARs and 8,750 Carriers/NSPs. Visit www.channelvisionmag.com.


CommsUpdate is a free daily email summary of the top telecom news stories globally, from telecom market research firm TeleGeography. Delivered to more than 16,000 subscribers every morning, each issue summarizes the latest industry news and includes links to more complete articles. To learn more or to subscribe, please register here.

ISE Magazine

ISE magazine (formerly OSP magazine) is the most trusted educational and solutions resource for 21,000 professionals across the ICT industry. Each month, ISE delivers 20+ educational articles and showcases leading technology solutions in an approachable and interesting format. ISE magazine is the foundation for the entire ISE brand. It has connected advertisers with key buyers and decision-makers for more than 30 years. For more information or to subscribe to ISE magazine, visit www.isemag.com.

Light Reading is the market-leading source of information for the world’s communications service providers. We influence personal and corporate strategy by analyzing technology, people, and investments. As part of the Light Reading Communications Network, Light Reading combines its award-winning online communities with the industry’s most trusted telecom research brands, Heavy Reading and Pyramid Research, to contribute to the only integrated business information platform in the industry.

Satellite Evolution Asia

Satellite Evolution Asia is the number one 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.


Since 1989, SpaceNews
 has been providing decision-makers in the industry with timely and comprehensive space and satellite news, giving them the competitive intelligence they need to succeed. In addition to print, decision-makers turn to SpaceNews.com throughout the day for breaking news and analysis and to get vital information that is simply not available anywhere else. With our comprehensive coverage of the industry, SpaceNews provides a critical perspective that our readers have come to rely on.

Submarine Telecoms Forum

Submarine Telecoms Forum is the submarine cable industry’s first electronic, dedicated magazine, RSS Feed, streaming video service, and the platform for discourse on submarine telecom cable and network operations, and our authors and advertisers enjoy unequaled market visibility. SubTel Forum is free to its 60,000+ readers in 115 countries.

Total Telecom

Total Telecom meets the information and research needs of more than 100,000 monthly unique users in the Global Communications industry. It is the leading communications link between end users and vendors, carriers and resellers of telecommunications technology and services.

Total Telecom uses its experience and expertise to provide a variety of publications, specialist reports, supplements and events throughout the year, such as the Global 100 Operators report, e-newsletters & the World Communications Awards.

Via Satellite

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 www.satellitetoday.com/via

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