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5G: Advancement in Taiwan & Thailand

5G: Advancement in Taiwan & Thailand

As the world gears towards smarter and faster digital communications, various tech platforms are also developing ways to maximise the use of 5G, the future of connectivity. In Taiwan, Asia-Pacific Telecom is spearheading initiatives to help the digital ecosystem achieve these greater heights. One such initiative is the APTG Accelerator Programme, a platform that aims to accelerate and facilitate the future of 5G.

Through this, the APTG Accelerator Programme will carefully identify and curate a diverse set of startups in Taiwan, specifically targeting startups in 5G related communications and applications area including smart nation/city, AI, medical and healthcare, retail marketplaces, entertainment, and even sports.

The APTG Accelerator Programme is targeting 10 to 12 emerging startups with innovative ideas to become part of the programme. Among that number, a minimum of three startups will have the chance to win investment from investors and partners.

With 5G business application, technology, and resources, the accelerator programme seeks to guide innovative startups, connect them to potential international and cross-industry partnerships, and lead the 5G market development by exploring more business opportunities.

In this session, True Corporation will be sharing about the development of 5G industry in Thailand and within the corporation. APTG Accelerator is also signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with True Digital Park to expand its international network to accelerate the development of its participants.


Date: 7 November 2019 (Thursday)
Time: 2:00pm – 6:00pm (GMT +7)
Venue: True Digital Park, Townhall L (7th Floor), 101 Sukhumvit Road, Bang Chak, Phra Khanong, Bangkok 10260


Speakers
• Mr. James Tung: Director, APTG 5G Accelerator
• Mr. Thanasorn Jaidee: President, True Digital Park
• Mr. Piroon Paireepairit: Head of 5G Working Group, True Corporation
• Mr. Kevin Wu: Mentor, APTG 5G Accelerator

Agenda
2:00pm – 2:30pm | Registration
2:30pm – 3:00pm | Opening Remarks & MoU Signing Ceremony
3:00pm – 3:30pm | “The Development of 5G in Thailand and True Corporation” – by True Corporation
3.30pm – 4.00pm | “The Development of 5G in Taiwan and Asia-Pacific Telecom” – by APTG
4.00pm – 5.00pm | “About APTG 5G Accelerator and Q&A”– by APTG
5.00pm – 6.00pm | Networking and speed interviews


About APTG
APTG is a major Telecom operator based in Taiwan, providing broadband, wireless, and fixed-line telecommunication services. In order to enhance the future development of Taiwan's 5G communication (fifth generation mobile communication network) and its application services, Asia-Pacific Telecom will focus on 5G communication-related industries, strengthen training and enterprise cooperation with the support of the SME Association (SMEA) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the parent organization Asia-Pacific Telecom.


About True Digital Park
True Digital Park is Thailand’s first and Southeast Asia’s largest startup and tech entrepreneur’s campus, spanning over 200,000 sq.m. The park is a critical driver to the development of the startup and innovation ecosystem in Thailand. All under one roof, startups, entrepreneurs, tech companies, investors, accelerators, incubators, academies and government agencies co-exist in our interconnected ecosystem.

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