HONG KONG/SINGAPORE – APOS 2018 brings together key players across the value chain with a particular focus on how broadband connectivity is combining with local economies and ecosystems to transform prospects for the production, distribution and monetization of content, games and IP across Asia Pacific, which takes place in Bali, Indonesia from April 24-26.

Key speakers and themes at this year’s APOS summit include:

Race To Scale: Local Challenges For Global Leaders
Media, telecoms, entertainment and technology ecosystems are colliding across Asia Pacific, as the quest for local, regional and global scale picks up pace. APOS 2018 highlights the paths to value and partnerships that matter for global brands as they seek to drive engagement and share of spend across the diverse region and beyond.

Confirmed speakers

  • Bob Bakish, President & CEO, Viacom
  • Uday Shankar, President, 21st Century Fox Asia
  • JB Perrette, President & CEO, Discovery Networks International
  • Ricky Ow, President, Turner International Asia Pacific
  • Mahesh Samat, SVP & MD, The Walt Disney Company, South Asia
  • Gina Brogi, President of Global Distribution, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution
  • Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18 Media

Broadband Economics: The Way Forward For Telcos
Having opened up the broadband opportunity, Asia’s telcos now want a bigger piece of the pie. APOS 2018 weighs up the future for telcos in the region as they invest in content, partnerships, networks and services, seeking to ward off disruptors while chasing a bigger share of consumer spend.

Confirmed speakers

  • Somchai Lertsutiwong, CEO, AIS
  • Ernest Cu, President & CEO, Globe
  • William Yeung, CEO, HKBN
  • Allen Lew, CEO, Optus
  • Manuel Pangilinan, President & CEO, PLDT
  • Ririek Adriansyah, President Director, Telkomsel

Streaming Dreams & Reality: Ambition, Growth, Competition 
The next chapter is being written for premium online video in APAC. APOS will take a snapshot of the latest competitive dynamics and revenue opportunity in online video, as global, regional and local services size up prospects for growth, profitability and market leadership, as well as their appetite for risk.