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MCOF to organise 2 day event 'NAFDI'

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MUMBAI: Maharashtra Cable Operators Federation (MCOF) is set to unfold its two day special event named NAFDI (National Agenda for Digital India). The event will see Last Mile Operators (LMOs) participating from across the region.

"With this event we are trying to chalk out a plan for the upcoming days. I know 31 December is knocking at the door but there are still few options that we can discuss and that's what the event is all about" said MCOF president Arvind Prabhoo.

The two day event commences on 28 November and will conclude the next day on 29 November. The organisers are also trying rope in executives form the regulatory bodies.

“LMOS' from all over the country have shown their keenness to attend this event to carry forward the Prime Ministers dream of Digital India” informed MCOF 

The Agenda

Agenda for NAFDI  (National Agenda For Digital India).

Day 1

9am- tea and breakfast

9:20 a.m. : Welcome speech.

9:40 to 11:00 a.m. : DAS DEADLINE - A THREAT OR OPPURTUNITY

(Discussion on analogue sunset 31st December 2015 , action required for smooth implementation and maximum penetration of digital boxes)

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. : LESSONS FROM PHASE 1 AND 2

(Analysis on past mistakes done in phase 1and 2, its pros and cons faced by LMOs and where they stand now. Changes in MSO Strategies and their impact/B2B prepaid and STB sales)

1:00 to 2:00 p.m. :lunch break.

2:00 to 3:00 p.m. : RIGHT TIME TO SHAPE THE FUTURE

Impact of FDI in Cable, pro consumer regulation and ICA.

3:00 to 4:00 p.m.CONVERGENCE OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND SERVICES.

(Role of Telcos and PSUs in Digital India)

 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.OUTSOURCING, THE NEXT BIG LEAP

(Resource sharing, profiting from outsourcing)

5:00 to 6:00 p.m. question and answers / tea break.

Day two 29th Nov.

9:00 to 9:30 a.m. :  Tea and breakfast

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. : BROADBAND - THE FUTURE : Monetising the Pipe.

11:30 to 1:00 p.m.Infrastructure development and F.D.I push...role of existing M.S.O affiliated LMOs .Changing Regulations, their impact and imposing GST...100% FDI approved.

1:00 to 2:00 p.m. : lunch break.

2.00pm onwards. National Alliance requirements on one India and one solution for digital India LMOs , suitable platform required.

Tea break and summit curtain falls.

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