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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.


GCI is an Alaska-based company providing voice, video and data communication services to residential, commercial and government customers. Services are provided over company-owned, physically diverse and redundant fiber optic, satellite and metropolitan area network facilities within Alaska and to the lower 48 states. This broadband platform is the only one of its kind in Alaska and allows the company to provide services such as: distance education, telehealth, local & long distance, cable TV, hi-speed Internet and wireless.

Global Cloud Xchange

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions customized for carriers, enterprises and OTT/new media companies. Based on the world’s most extensive private subsea and terrestrial fiber optic networks and a global services platform, GCX’s global cloud ecosystem delivers next generation applications and services to businesses worldwide. With connections to 40 key business markets worldwide, GCX provides Managed Services to more than 160 countries and offer extensive VPLS-enabled Ethernet network capabilities globally.

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.

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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.


CANTO’s Annual Conference & Trade Exhibition will showcase companies that manufacture and distribute telecommunications products and services offering in-depth information on the latest developments in voice, data, image, e-Content and multimedia captured in over 70 plus exhibits.

The conference, on the other hand will feature discourse on key issues impacting Broadband from a panel of experts on topics such as: accelerating broadband in the Caribbean-Ministerial round table, driving economic value through Broadband, delivering broadband in the region, regional Caribbean Broadband framework, enabling Broadband technologies, Broadband sustainability.


Established in 1991, CASBAA is the Association for digital multichannel TV, content, platforms, advertising and video delivery across geographic markets throughout the Asia-Pacific. CASBAA and its members reach over 445 million connections within a regional footprint ranging from China to Australasia, Japan to Pakistan. The CASBAA mission is to promote the growth of multichannel TV and video content via industry information, networking exchanges and events while promoting global best practices. To view the full list of CASBAA members please visit here.

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".

Global Sources

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.


Since 1977, IDATE's teams of specialists have earned a global reputation for independent, high quality analysis of digital industry markets, through three closely linked areas of activity: DigiWorld Institute, a European think-tank for members, policy-makers and players of the digital transformation; DigiWorld Research, a global observatory of digital markets and innovation; IDATE Consulting, bespoke market research and consulting solutions.

IEEE Communications Society

The IEEE Communications Society is a diverse group of international communications professionals with a common interest in advancing all communications technologies. It is the organization of choice for communications and related professionals. The Society offers world-leading publications, conferences, and electronic resources to keep you up-to-date technically and aware of the latest scientific advances. For more information, visit

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.

iPv6 Forum

The IPv6 Forum is a world-wide consortium of leading Internet service vendors, National Research & Education Networks (NRENs) and international ISPs, with a clear mission to promote IPv6 by improving market and user awareness, creating a quality and secure Next Generation Internet and allowing world-wide equitable access to knowledge and technology. The key focus of the IPv6 Forum today is to provide technical guidance for the deployment of IPv6. IPv6 Summits are organized by the IPv6 Forum and staged in various locations around the world to provide industry and market with the best available information on this rapidly advancing technology.


SubOptic is a non-profit, non-incorporated international organization, which is steered and sponsored by leading members of the telecommunications industry. SubOptic 2013, its eighth conference in a series dating from 1986, was held in Paris during April 2013, attended by more than 725 attendees from over 280 companies representing 60 countries. Its next conference, SubOptic 2016, to be held in Dubai in the winter of 2015/2016 will be hosted by E-Marine. Further details will be posted on the website as they become available.


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.

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


CommsUpdate is a free daily email summary of the top telecom news stories globally, from telecom market research firm TeleGeography. 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

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.

OSP Magazine

For more than 30 years, OSP has been connecting network evolution professionals with innovative ideas and concise education across the rapidly changing ICT landscape. Our flagship magazine, electronic media, and live and virtual events make the OSP Brand the HOW-TO resource for communications and entertainment providers across the globe. OSP provides constant access to reliable, relevant information and top-notch technology solutions, as well as forums for fostering targeted business opportunities across the entire ICT industry. For more information, visit

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 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.

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. For now over 10 years, SubCableNews is the news publication for Carriers, Cable Owners, Manufacturers, Survey and Installation Companies, Consultants and others.

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

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