The organisers of the Myanmar Satellite Forum 2016 would like to extend a thank you to all Speakers, Delegates and participants that made a successful Forum last December. The Myanmar Satellite Forum will return to the Novotel Max in Yangon on 29 November 2017. The Forum will be held alongside CommuniCast Myanmar 2017 , which returns to the Novotel Max in Yangon 28 – 30 November 2017.

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About the Myanmar Satellite Forum 2016

Addressing the challenges of broadcast and data services in a dynamic emerging economy

The third Myanmar Satellite Forum provides a platform for government, business, broadcasters and service providers to exchange ideas, develop relationships and build partnerships.

The Forum will be held on Wednesday the 7th December in the Novotel Max, Yangon and is an integral part of the CommuniCast Myanmar 2016 exhibition, where several leading satellite industry companies will be exhibiting, including Advantech, APT, Asiasat,  Amplus and Network Innovations.

Complimentary Forum passes are available for nominated Myanmar nationals. If you would like to apply please email

The full programme follows and is updated on a regular basis.

Sponsors & Partners


Conference Schedule



Opening Address

Kevin French
Chairman, Publisher, Talk Satellite


Keynote Address

Senior Representative from Ministry of Information (Invited)


Round Table

Satellite Operators Thought Leadership

Deepak Mathur, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, SES

Terry Bleakley, Vice President, Asia, Intelsat

Preston Lau, Head of Sales, AsiaSat

Donald Chew, Senior Sales Director Asia, ABS


Panel: Broadcasting Revolution set to Embark in Myanmar

Myanmar is going through an information infrastructure revolution with many opportunities opening up. The many being those interested into developing and delivering Broadcast Services as new licenses and entrepreneurial ambitions materialise. The Myanmar Satellite Forum is seen as the premier event in Myanmar for those to gather, network, and discuss the best ways forward to develop their aspirations

U Min Min, CTO Shwe Than Lwin Media (invited)

U Kyaw Kyaw, General Manager Forever Group


Refreshment Break


Panel: Myanmar’s Connectivity Rollout

Broadband offering opportunity to make rapid advances in social and economic development.

Vinod Kaul, Gerneral Manager South Asia, Gilat Satellite Networks

Dmitry V. Belokurov, CEO First Deputy, SATIS

Nguyen Hong Son, Director of ComCom Ltd

Pyone Maung Maung, Managing Director, SEANET

Ko Aung Lin Thway, Technical Director, Speed Bird

Daniel R. Michener, CEO, Burst Myanmar Co.


Satellite Launch Showcase

Richard Bowles
Directeur du Bureau, Arianespace




Keynote Address

Developing Myanmar’s Network Infrastructure

U Win Aung
Head of Satellite Department Ministry of Transport and Communications Cyber Security Department, MOTC


Panel: What to expect from todays advanced VSAT networks

Stephane Lamoureux, CEO, KBZ Gateway

Cristi Damian, VP Business Development, Advantech Wireless

Ko Thant, CEO, iPS Technical Solutions


Panel: Backhaul - Cellular / WiFi

Jo De Loor, Market Director, Newtec

Rajeev Kapoor, Managing Sales Director, Intelsat

Sasmith Reddi, Director, Asia Pacific, VT iDirect

Sean R. Victor, CTO, Burst


Afternoon Coffee


Panel: Government Solutions - MCF Presented Panel

Critical National Infrastructure

This Programme is not the fully finalised version and is subject to change.

Location & Venue

To be held at NOVOTEL YANGON MAX, Yangon, Myanmar.

Myanmar Satellite Forum 2016 will be held at the Novotel Yangon Max, in the centre of Myanmar, which will provide the opportunity to stage a professional trade show of 90 companies and the Myanmar Satellite Forum in one location.

Address: 459, 0 Pyay Rd, Yangon 00000, Myanmar (Burma)

Click here for Google Map.

Nearby Accommodation

Official Travel Agent
For all of your travel requirements
for the Myanmar Satellite Forum
Please contact:

Fascinating Myanmar Travel
1st Floor, Diamond Centre (E) Pyay Road,
Kamaryut Township, Yangon.

Tel / Fax : 513 515 ~ 19, 512 887

Please contact:

Su Nyein Aye (Ms.)

Zun Pwint (Ms.)
Sales Manager

Official Hotel:

Novotel Max, Yangon

Room Rate Per Night Including Breakfast

  • The on location Novotel Max Deluxe room prices are now on offer at the cost is US$138 Nett/room/night (Sgl/Dbl) including breakfast.
  • The above rates are for registered Myanmar Satellite Forum delegates, Reception Guests and CommuniCast Myanmar Exhibitors only. To take advantage of the special rates, please contact our Official Travel Agent directly: Fascinating Myanmar or submit your booking via the Book Online tab below.  Proof of participation must be provided at the time of booking.

100% cancellation within 21 days prior to arrival date

Distance to exhibition: The Myanmar Satellite Forum and CommuniCast Myanmar Exhibition will be held on location at the Novotel Max, therefore transfer time from hotel to venue will be minimal.

The Myanmar Satellite Forum Reception Evening will be held on 6th December, also at the Novotel Max.

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Summit Parkview Hotel

Room Rate Per Night Including Breakfast

  • Superior Room: Single/Double USD 160/ USD 165
  • Deluxe Room: Single/Double USD 170/ USD 175
  • Premiere Room: Single/Double USD 200 / USD 210

50% cancellation-within 30 days prior to arrival date
75% cancellation- within 21 days prior to arrival date
100% cancellation- within 7 days prior to arrival date
Distance to Myanmar Satellite Forum and CommuniCast Myanmar Exhibition: (Approx. driving time) 10 minutes

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Sule Shangrila Hotel

Room Rate Per Night Including Breakfast

  • Superior: Sgl/Dbl – USD 210 / USD 210
  • Deluxe: Sgl/Dbl – USD 235 / USD 250
  • Executive Room: Sgl/Dbl – USD 260 / USD 275

100% cancellation within 21 days prior to arrival date 45 minutes

Distance to Exhibition: (Approx. driving time) 45 minutes

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For additional hotel options click here or contact our Official Travel Agent Fascinating Myanmar

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