Partners & Supporters

We invite all industry associations and media with an objective of contributing to the development of the mobile payments, mobile telecom & banking IT infrastructure to be part of 5th Annual Mobile Payments & E-Commerce Emerging Markets/Asia Pacific 2014 Summit.

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Gold Sponsor:
MasterCard (NYSE: MA),, is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world's fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. MasterCard's products and solutions make everyday commerce activities - such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances - easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone. Follow us on Twitter @MasterCardNews, join the discussion on the Cashless Pioneers Blog and subscribe for the latest news on the Engagement Bureau.

Silver Sponsor:
Telenor Group - A Trusted Brand within Mobile Financial Services

Telenor Group is one of the world's major mobile operators with more than 160 million mobile subscriptions and operations in more than 13 markets.

As an international provider of telecoms, data and communication services Telenor is in a strong position to bring mobile financial services to the unbanked. Telenor is a trusted and established brand within South East Asia, with a large and secure distribution network, all of which are key competences in mobile banking.

A 2011 study commissioned by the Telenor Group and carried out by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) estimated that mobile financial services may result in a 5 to 20% reduction of financial exclusion by 2020 and the power to increase gross domestic product (GDP) by up to 5% by 2020.

"While BCG's perspective on mobile financial services is promising, we must also be ready to face a few hurdles along our way to a financially inclusive 2020," said Jon Fredrik Baksaas, President and CEO of Telenor Group. "The consumers must be educated, a distribution network and business model must be in place and the approval of the regulators must be gained. These steps are vital for the successful spread of financial services and Telenor will continue to face these challenges and create more services that improve quality of life for our customers."

Telenor Myanmar is committed to mobile financial services to the people of Myanmar.

Software Group is a specialised IT company providing technology services and solutions to a range of players in the financial sector. The company is particularly focused on addressing the needs of commercial banks, microfinance institutions (MFIs), cooperatives, credit unions, payment network operators and mobile operators. A worldwide client base is served from the headquarters based in Bulgaria and established support offices in Kenya, Ghana, Mexico, Australia and the Philippines.

Software Group is dedicated to developing and delivering products that enable financial institutions to expand their outreach through the use of appropriate technologies. Company team of experienced business and IT professionals has carried out successful development and implementation projects that allow the institutions to transact from the field using different technologies like: POS/ATM devices, mobile phones, Palms, Netbooks, mobile operator payment systems, etc.

Software Group prides itself on delivering products and services which adhere to the principles of quality, transparency and affordability.

By transforming the resources of Elite Tech Group, Elite Telecom Public Company Limited is the most experienced turnkey service provider of building GSM/UMTS infrastructure, high quality maintenance services for MPT's GSM/UMTS base-stations. Being a pioneer in providing FTTX service, wholesales distributing of Mobile SIM CARDS, producing Top-Up cards and providing One-Stop service from 37 Elite Mobile Shops, Elite strives to provide up-to-date Quality Products & Outstanding Services that meet various Customer Needs & fully Reliable in all Engineering Projects Work.

The Telecom Division part of the MER Group (TASE: CMER) is a leading worldwide telecommunications infrastructure and network, hardware and software solution provider, which provides a wide array of end-to-end, vendor-independent network and software/hardware solutions of any scale.

From network planning, site design and construction, and provision of towers to development of innovative value-added services (VAS), billing solutions and operational support system (OSS) solutions, the division meets the various needs of Wireless & telecom, enterprise, and public sector customers.

Associate Supporters:
TPS is a leading company in the space of Cards and Payments solutions, serving a delighted customer base of over 132 banks, telecoms, central banks, payment processors and other financial institutions spread across 32 countries. TPS offers a combination of technical and business expertise in the area of card management, multi-channel issuing and acquiring, payment processing, alternate delivery channel management, bills presentment and payment, remittances, payment gateways and internet and mobile banking.

With 1 million+ VSATs delivered to satisfied customers worldwide, it's no wonder Gilat Satellite Networks (GILT) leads in satellite communications. Gilat Satellite Networks is a leading provider of products and services for satellite-based broadband communications. With over 25 years of experience, and customers in more than 85 countries, Gilat develops and markets a wide range of high-performance satellite ground segment equipment and VSATs. Gilat provides enterprises, service providers and operators with efficient and reliable solutions, including cellular backhaul, banking, retail, e-government and rural communication networks.

Media Partners:
MBN is a leading news aggregator and provides a wide range of Myanmar business information and services to the growing international audience interested in Myanmar business and economy. Among our main clients are international financial institutions, commodity trading firms as well as corporate and individual investors.

CIOL.COM is India's leading business technology community network. CIOL reaches out to India's large Enterprise Community and growing Mid Market community. CIOL helps vendors and solution providers in creating business advantage through content offerings and outreach programs. CIOL content is intended to help readers evaluate technologies, understand business impact and bringing about greater efficiencies and change in Mid Market and Large Enterprise Organizations. Readers find it useful because of its in-depth content which includes deep dive Enterprise content, topic centers like Cloud, Security, und Storage. Readers say this has helped them in considering new and emerging technologies, innovations and best practices across industries. With over 4 million views and I million Unique Visitors every month, CIOL reaches out to IT decision makers, thought leaders, decision makers from the community of Mid Market and Large Enterprise's CIOL.COM over the last 16 years has developed a strong interactive and engaged community of Enterprise, Mid Markets and has over the last decade created peer to peer programs in these two communities. Readers include CIO, CXO and IT decision makers.

cardmag is a czech independent technical paper in sphere of payment cards. Quaterly it comes up with information about marketing, technologies, security, legislation, statistics from home and abroad and also about project SEPA. Cardmag brings out comments, glossary and analyses related to payment cards. Furthermore, you can find these original reports right from domestic market, profiles of regions, companies and personalities from the world of payment cards.

Check out our new section "Cross-border Ecommerce Research. (The cross-border ecommerce country reports are aimed at helping payment professionals expand their business globally by sharing country-specific (cross-border) ecommerce facts & figures, preferred payment methods, risk and fraud, as well as ecommerce legislation & regulation for mature and emerging markets)

Smart Insights Weekly, a newsletter focusing on the secure transactions industry, and covering smart cards, major trends in the industry, worldwide business, telecom, payment, enterprise security, and NFC. Smart Insights Reports provide key facts and figures as well as strategic insights for the secure transaction industry.

Developing Telecoms is the digital media channel for communications in developing and emerging markets. With 10,500+ unique website visits per month and 20,000+ e-newsletter subscribers, Developing Telecoms is a trusted source of information for senior communications executives throughout Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

With Alpha Southeast Asia in its seventh year of publication this year in 2013, we are proud of being the first and only institutional investment magazine purely focused and 100% committed to Southeast Asia. In coming months and years, we will continue to strengthen our coverage of Islamic finance, wealth management, institutional investments and transactional banking at the local banking level in Southeast Asia. The ongoing aim is to expand our readership among corporate treasurers and CFOs in the ASEAN region as well as high net worth individuals as well as institutional investors with investment interests in the region.

TelecomWatch is the only "Publishing-House" in India which is fully & totally focused / concentrated on Indian Telecom & its related industries. TelecomWatch serves well over 71,000 email ids & its products are seen daily by more than 100,000 pairs of important eye-balls, who are the actual business creators.

MicroCapital publishes the MicroCapital Monitor, a monthly digest of microfinance news, and daily updates at Since 2005, we have been covering news, events, research summaries and rotating special features. As microfinance is an emerging industry with a legacy of charity, objective news with a business orientation is scarce. MicroCapital seeks to counter this scarcity by providing candid information on microfinance with the goal of encouraging rational growth of the industry.

TeleResources Engineering is Australia's leading independent telecommunications consulting and solutions company, with clients including all ANZ operators and major vendors such as Huawei and NSN. We specialise in cellular and transmission engineering, with particular skills in 2G/3G/4G projects. TeleResources Engineering has offices in Sydney, Pakistan and Thailand.

Mind Commerce provides both off-the-shelf and customized research, as well as related consulting and training. Our clients include manufacturers, developers, service providers, industry organizations, and government. Our partners include various leading firms in the telecommunications industry. We differentiate ourselves from our competitors through our technology expertise, marketplace vision and our flexibility to fulfill the unique needs of our clients via customized product development and service delivery.

Maverick China Research provides B2B market research and market entry services for clients seeking to develop and expand their operations within the Chinese marketplace. Our clients range from small SMEs to large multinationals and include companies entering China, expanding their business in China, or making investment decisions about Chinese companies.

We have published over 40 major market reports on key industries and companies in China and provide customized research and consulting services covering a broad range of sectors, including e-commerce, payments, medical devices, and cleantech. Typical projects include market entry feasibility studies, partner searches, and business due diligence.

Telecom India Daily is -

Information Source : an online information source that delivers news, views and other relevant information direct to mail boxes.

Media Resource : an useful resource for organizations to publish their media content and present it to a genuine readership.

Brand Publiciser : showcase about your company, products, services to an interested audience from the industry.

InfoReview is bilingual highly respected international business magazine, supported by EEIG - European Economic Chamber of Trade, Commerce and Industry from Brussels and SEFICT - Southeast Europe Forum ICT. We serve more than 30.000 readers in selected European business world and SEE regions with information on worldwide events, industry tradeshows, government and non-government conferences, interviews with businessman and politicians.

BuddeComm is a global independent telecommunications research and consultancy company, specialising in strategic business reports and operating the largest telecoms research service on the Internet.

We report on the forefront of developments in telecoms for 190 countries, 500 companies and 200 discrete technologies.

Our website lists over 2000 reports.

Banking Automation Bulletin is an international subscription newsletter focused on key issues in self-service banking, branch automation, cards and payments. The Bulletin is published by London-based research and consulting firm RBR, and draws extensively on the firm's authoritative industry research and analysis. The Bulletin is valued by senior executives in over 100 countries worldwide for providing independent and insightful, news, opinions and information on issues of core interest.

www.RANGOON.TEL is the ultra fast mobile business directory for Yangon- Rangoon in MYANMAR for business location and finding, services, or hotels and restaurants contacts . Thanks to special features powered only by dot TEL data-in-the-DNS technology, you will get access to immediate useful information with embedded call-to-action even on features phones in WAP or GPRS mode (2G). Also already always available on incumbant congestionned WIFI networks. This business directory works even faster ahead of the crowd , on next 3G networks and advanced smartphones.