FICA 2012 - Foro Internacional de la Convergencia, Los Contenidos y Nuevos Negocios


Tuesday February 28th

10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Theme 1:
Successful cases in decreasing the Digital Divide

Bridging the Digital Divide is not only a matter of technology but of politics too. Get to know the government projects being developed in order to bridge the Digital Divide in the Latin American Countries.

  • Development policy for broadband is comprehensive and addresses the issue from the perspective of it being a tool for human development. How do we get connectivity to citizens in every corner of the country, so they can count on these tools and communication technologies, while at the same time considering telecommunications as an engine of development for the nations?

2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Theme 2:
New Trends in the Convergence

The important role of the Cable Operator in this revolving world of new technologies.

  • In the telecommunications world, where seemingly everything is possible and where every day new players may enter, Can the cable industry continue to offer a strong package of services and value to users? Expert speakers will discuss current challenges and the opportunities the future holds

Wednesday February 29th

9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Theme 3:

Broadband; an important player in economic development.

  • Businesses and institutions are changing, through communications networks, their traditional way of working; health and education are an example. High-speed connections directly affect the economic productivity and profitability of companies. Experts analyze the role of broadband in the empowerment of new opportunities in trade, banking, education, utilities and government among others.

Thursday March 1st

9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Theme 4:

Successful Business Models in the Convergence 

The era of convergence with powerful platforms and innovative devices, transforms the user's lifestyle. Broadband must evolve to meet the increasingly stringent demands of consumers.

  • Intelligent applications from top developers in the field are allowing the user to go shopping, pay bills and plan trips in an interactive way through their TV. How can operators address this challenge, in a way where they are offering not just TV and movies but also home automation, security and the whole entire universe of connectivity? How can we integrate wireless technology in a world where users want to content anywhere, anytime and through any device? What are the technical, regulations and market challenges the operator has to face in this new generation? Listen to the testimony of experts who will show you the competitive advantage of broadband systems to help your company stay ahead of the competition with other technologies.