PLDT Global-backed Asian Carriers Conference, Pacific Telecommunications Council announce partnership

The PLDT Global-backed Asian Carriers Conference Inc. (ACC) has announced its partnership with the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) to accelerate the digital revolution and reinvent customer experiences of their member organizations in Asia and the Pacific Rim.

PLDT Global Corp. (PLDT Global) is the international arm of Philippine telecommunications company PLDT.

ACC partners with PTC to kick off the new year at its annual conference “PTC ’21: New Realities,” scheduled on Jan. 17-20, 2021. This virtual event will include topics about the reality of a world subject to global threats like pandemics and natural disasters, and how the industry can overcome challenges.

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On Jan. 20, PLDT Global will lead a session featuring co-founding executive of Netflix and Redbox Mitch Lowe, who will talk about the culture of disruption and how companies should embrace change in order to rebuild the economy. Lowe will bring his expertise in transforming business models and leadership in his keynote speech.
A panel discussion on the importance of collaboration and strategic actions in order to deliver better services to customers is also something to look forward to.

Cathy Yap-Yang, head of Corporate Communications, PLDT Group will moderate the conversation among top telco and digital industry executives Eric Cevis, group president at Verizon Partner Solutions for Verizon Communication Services Inc.; Ravi Mahalingam, senior vice president at HGC International Business;  Emmanuel Rochas, CEO at Orange International Carriers; and Elisabetta Romano, CEO at Telecom Italia Sparkle.
“Through the years, ACC continues to be a catalyst for partnerships between industry key players who share common goals, ultimately navigating a prosperous telecommunications industry with the end goal of commercializing the innovations resulting from these partnerships, making our industry prepared for the new normal,” said Jovy Hernandez, chair, ACC and SVP and head, PLDT and Smart Enterprise Business Group.
“This partnership with the PTC will amplify ACC’s commitment to providing an inclusive venue for industry players to strengthen purposeful collaboration, redefining experiences, and unlock digital opportunities to accelerate growth,” said Katrina Luna-Abelarde, president and CEO at PLDT-Global. “The ACC will continue to highlight the challenging, yet very critical role of the telecommunications industry, not just in keeping the world connected, but in crafting a clear and sustainable path toward a better future.”