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35 Speakers | 6 Keynotes | 5 Panels | 165+ attendees | Demo Zone | Speaker lounge |Live Social Feeds


The 5G revolution has already begun, ushering in a new era of connectivity, innovation, and digital transformation. As this cutting-edge technology continues to evolve, it brings forth both opportunities and challenges for the user industry and telecommunications companies (telcos) alike.

Voice&Data, a CyberMedia magazine brand is organising its 5th edition conference on 5G+ in India.

Who is influencing the Indian telecom market?
  • Government policies
  • Mobile users
  • Enterprise users


Time Sessions
09:00 AM Onwards Welcome & Registrations
10:00 AM – 11:45 AM Inaugural Session

Welcome Note:

  • Pradeep Gupta, Chairman, CyberMedia Group
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Opening Note:Impact of 5G in India and Key Enablers to Realise It

  • Prashant Singhal, Technology, Media & Entertainment and Telecommunications Leader,EY
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Special Address: Impact of 5G on Broadcasting

  • T. V. Ramachandran, President, Broadband India Forum
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Special Address: Tailoring Connectivity for Diverse Applications

  • Shyam Prabhakar Mardikar, President - Group CTO Mobility, Reliance Jio
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Special Address: Enabling the Next-generation Green Networks

  • Lt. Gen. Dr. SP Kochar, DG, Cellular Operators Association of India
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Special Address:Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 & 5G Led Digital Economy

  • Dr. Pavan Duggal, Chairman, International Commission on Cyber Security Law& Advocate, Supreme Court of India
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11:45 AM – 12:25PM Business Panel

Monetising 5G Services: Business Models, Value-added Services, and Revenue Streams

  • Himanshu Gupta, Country Manager - Telecom, Media & Entertainment, HPE India
  • Saurabh Mittal, VP & Head Industry and Technology, Bharti Airtel
  • Salil Khanna, National Head – Enterprise & Govt Business, Jio
  • Rajesh Chharia, President – ISPAI
  • Moderator:Jaideep Ghosh, Former Partner, KPMG
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12:25PM - 01:05 PM Industry Panel

Creating Networks for 5G and Beyond

  • : Amitabh Singhal, Director - Telxess Consulting Services & Founder/Former CEO, National Internet Exchange of India
  • Kapil Malhotra, Head of Customer Engineering, Google
  • P. Balaji, Chief Regulatory & Corporate Affairs Officer, Vodafone Idea
  • Tilak Raj Dua, Director General, DIPA
  • Lt. Gen. A. K. Bhatt (Retd), Director General, ISpA
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01:05 PM - 01:50 PM

Networking Lunch

01:50 PM - 02:10 PM Special Address

Defining India’s Vision of Quantum Communications

  • Prof. Venugopal Achanta, Director, CSIR – National Physical Laboratory
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02:10 PM - 02:40 PM Industry Fireside

The 6G Vision: Can India Drive the Global Standards?

  • Chair: Pradeep Gupta, Chairman, CyberMedia Group
  • Akhil Gupta, Vice Chairman, Bharti Enterprises
  • Manoj Chugh, Chairman- Manoj Chugh Advisory LLP
  • Prof Kiran Kumar Kuchi, IIT – Hyderabad
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02:40 PM - 03:20 PM Business Panel

Industry 4.0: Leveraging 5G+ for Smart Manufacturing and Automation

  • Vivek Roy, Head – Digital Connectivity & Power, Digital Industries, Siemens Limited
  • Shridhar Krish, Executive Director & COO, TikonaInfinet
  • Dharmender Khajuria, Head- Network Partnerships, Bharti Airtel
  • Purushottam Konar, Director and Head, Product Solution and Engineering (IOT and 5G), Wipro Limited
  • Bhanu Pratap – Headof Sales, Niral Networks
  • Moderator:Ibrahim Ahmad, Group Editor, CyberMedia
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04:00 PM – 04:20 PM Policy Panel

Frameworks and Imperatives for Evolving Communication Standards

  • Lt. Col. Dr. Sidharth Shukla, Jt. Advisor – QoS, TRAI
  • Anjali Hans, SVP - Public Policy, Vodafone Idea
  • Cdr. Aditya Varma, VP – Defence Consulting, RAH Infotech
  • Arvind Bali, CEO, Telecom Sector Skill Council
  • Prof. N. K. Goyal, President, CMAI Association of India & Chairman Emeritus, TEMA
  • Moderator: Prasanto K Roy, Managing Director, FTI Consulting
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04:20 PM

Vote of Thanks:

Rachna Garga, Sr. VP & Group Head, Cybermedia Group followed by networking tea Watch on Demand

Invited speakers


Vice Chairman
Bharti Enterprises


Chief Regulatory & Corporate Affairs
Vodafone Idea


President, Group CTO, Mobility
Reliance Jio

Vijay Kumar Rao

Govt of India

Manoj Chugh

Manoj Chugh Advisory LLP


Country Manager- Telecom Media & Entertainment
HPE India


VP & Head Industry and Technology
Bharti Airtel

Vivek Roy

Head – Digital Connectivity & Power, Digital Industries
Siemens Limited

Salil Khanna

National Head - Enterprise & Govt Business
Reliance Jio

Anjali Hans

SVP - Public Policy
Vodafone Idea

Kapil Malhotra

Head of Customer Engineering

Dharmender Khajuriah

Head- Network Partnerships
Bharti Airtel

Dr. Pavan Duggal

Chairman, International Commission on Cyber Security Law & Advocate
Supreme Court of India

Prashant Singhal

Technology, Media & Entertainment and Telecommunications Leader

T. V. Ramachandran

Broadband India Forum


Director General
Cellular Operators Association of India

Tilak Raj Dua

Director General

Lt. Gen. A. K. Bhatt (Retd)

Director General

Purushottam Konar

Director and Head, Product Solution and Engineering (IOT and 5G)
Wipro Limited

Bhanu Pratap

Head of Sales
Niral Networks

Arvind Bali

Telecom Sector Skill Council

Cdr. Aditya Varma

VP – Defence Consulting
RAH Infotech

Lt. Col. Dr. Sidharth Shukla

Jt. Advisor – QoS

Prof Kiran Kumar Kuchi

IIT – Hyderabad

Rajesh Chharia

President ,

Prasanto K Roy

Managing Director
FTI Consulting

Prof. N. K. Goyal

CMAI Association of India & Chairman Emeritus

Shridhar Krish

Executive Director & COO
Tikona Infinet

Jaideep Ghosh

Former Partner

Pradeep Gupta

CyberMedia Group

Ibrahim Ahmad

Group Editor

Focus Area
  • Changing Technology
  • Sustainability and
    Green Technology
  • Exploring the
    Potential of 6G

The conference will focus on the changing technology landscape triggered by 5G, focusing on the challenges, sustainability, and potential of the upcoming 6G era. The conference will also emphasise India's role in shaping 6G standards driven by India's 6G Vision Document, and its journey towards becoming a global manufacturing base for 5G and 6G equipment and hardware.

It will serve as a platform to discuss India's aspirations to be at the forefront of 6G standardisation, and its journey towards becoming a global hub for manufacturing 5G and 6G equipment and hardware.

Key Conference Highlights

One day forum

6+ Sessions

25+ Speakers

150+ Telco Ecosystem
Decision Makers

Keynotes & Panel Discussions

Fire Side Chats

Technology Showcase

Live Networking Session

Live Social Feeds

Networking Lounge

Break-out Sessions

Key Discussion Points

Wireless Technologies Beyond 5G

5G Use Cases

5G Network Architecture

5G Network Infrastructure

Edge Computing

Network Security

Fiberization & Digital Society

India’s 6G Vision

5G & IoT Integration

5G & IIoT

Smart City

Cloud-native Architecture

AI & Intelligent Network

Satellite Communication

Sustainable & Energy-efficient Network

Prowess of Indian manufacturing

Categories : Voice&Data Awards for Start Up and 5G Ecosystem

5G Enterprise Product

AI/ML Technology for the Network

Edge Computing Product

Communication Solutions

4G/5G Core & Access Technologies

Test & Measurement Solutions

Hardware & Devices

Cloud-based Solutions

Mobile Security Solutions

Networking Solutions

Network Management

Blockchain Technologies & Services

Wireless Products & Solutions

Wearables Products & Solutions

Sensor-based Products & Solutions

Mobile Platforms & Solutions

5G Handsets

Smart City Solutions

Who to Attend

  • Policy Makers & Government Leaders
  • CXO’s from Telecom Service Providers
  • CXO from Service Providers- Cloud , Applications , Content , IOT , Datacentre, Citizen Centric, Technology Companies , System Integrators
  • CXO’s from Broadband, VAS, ISP, NLD, VSAT, MSO’s
  • CXO’s from the telecom equipment manufacturers, equipment vendors, Test& Measurement Companies, Handset/Device Manufacturers,
  • CXO’s from large Enterprise Users across Verticals- Defence, PSU, BFSI, Manufacturing, Education, Healthtech, Media, agri-tech, start-ups etc.
  • Consultants, Academia , Analyst, Industry Bodies, Govt influencers, R&D, etc.

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