LATAM 2016 GCCM - Rio de Janeiro 29th & 30th September

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2016 GCCM

29th & 30th September

Rio de Janeiro







Carrier Community has organised its members’ annual LATAM 2016 GCCM – Rio de Janeiro taking place at the Windsor Atlantica Hotel on the 29th & 30th September 2016 successfully. At the LATAM 2016 GCCM – Rio de Janeiro event our Member Carriers had the opportunity to meet 220+ telecom club’s members from 110 operators in 16 countries representing decision-makers from the Tier-1, Tier-2 and Tier-3 . The Carrier Members meet together from Voice, Data, SMS, Mobile, VAS, ISP, IX, Cable, Satellite, Data centers, Enterprise, Content Providers and other related segments. During the GCCM our Members get access to the right contacts to establish new business relationship as well as to further grow existing partnerships.

LATAM 2016 GCCM – Rio de Janeiro is helping members’ businesses to further grow and opens new business channels to explore potential opportunities. In addition, Carrier Community will organise during the GCCM event for registered members leisure activities, evening welcoming & closing networking receptions while enabling networking in a private and relaxed atmosphere. This Rio de Janeiro annual global GCCM event has established itself as the exclusive and ideal place to do business while enabling its global and LATAM regional members to get together annually in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Reasons to attend LATAM 2016 GCCM - Rio de Janeiro

  1. An exclusive wholesale telecom operator event with only service providers attending
  2. Meet more than 210+ wholesale members representing 110+ regional and international telecom operators.
  3. Competitive entrée rates for 2 days at $490 per delegate including all leisure activities and networking receptions.
  4. Network in a private, relaxed and exclusive environment.
  5. 90% business networking sessions with only two executive panel session during the two days.

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Venue details:

Windsor Atlantica Hotel

Address: Avenida Atlântica, 1020 – Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22010-000, Brazil

Tel.: + 55 21 2195-7800

Email:  [email protected]

Hotel’s introduction: Five star luxury awaits with a stay at Windsor Atlantica Hotel, a gem set within the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro. With 545 stunning guest rooms and suites, travelers can delight in spacious accommodations, each affording a view of the picturesque beach landscape. At the hotel, guests are offered rejuvenation at every turn, with the luxurious Spa and its expert treatments, and a sunny rooftop, perfect for gazing out at the majestic city ahead. Two revered restaurants are located at Windsor Atlantica, with Ristorante Alloro boasting refined Italian cuisine, and The View featuring panoramic looking points from the hotel’s fourth floor, as well as international and Brazilian culinary buffets. When travelers desire to explore the city before them, the hotel is positioned within a prime location in Rio de Janeiro. Just moments from the hotel, guests can experience sandy beaches, historic cathedrals, and unforgettable scenery. For an unparalleled stay within one of Brazil’s top destinations, Windsor Atlantica Hotel promises to be the perfect respite during the trip of a lifetime.


LATAM 2016 GCCM - Rio de Janeiro
sample image of the venue

Venue details:

Windsor Atlantica Hotel

Address: Avenida Atlântica, 1020 – Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22010-000, Brazil

Tel.: + 55 21 2195-7800

Email:  [email protected]

Special Rate: – Single Room: R$644/night (breakfast included) – Double Room: R$708/night (breakfast included) Download Booking Form

Speakers & Panellists

LATAM 2016 GCCM - Rio de Janeiro

Erik van Stokkom
CEO at VS Consulting

Based in Switzerland, VSC provides strategic advisory services in M&A, Business Development & Media for the telecommunication industry. Over the last 20 years, Erik developed extensive expertise and deep domain knowledge working at major telecom companies. His international career includes senior & executive level positions.

Over the years, Erik has been a regular speaker & moderator at major international telecom conferences.

Keynote Speaker, Panellist, Welcome Speech
Helio de Oliveira Sá
Sales and Pre Sales Senior Manager at TIM


Helio has more than 30 years of experience in the Telecom industry working at Equipment Vendors and Network Carriers (IP/Data, Fixed, Satellite and Mobile) since 1986. Large experience in both Technical and commercial roles at Corporate and Wholesale market. Helio has a Bachelor degree at Digital Technologies, a specialization at System Analysis and an MBA in Telecom Management at FGV. He works with Network and Telecom education since 1991 both at large corporations and universities, including his current position at Unigranrio.

Keynote Speaker, Panellist
Bruno Ajuz
VP of Marketing at Telecall


With over 20 years experience in Telecom, with 18 of these in Telecall, developing projects in the Retail and Wholesale voice in USA and Japan, and is now commercial director in Rio for Voice (IPBX) and Data focus on Business Corporations. Responsible for Telecall Brand in the world, events, sponsorships and Partnerships. Degree in MBA in Marketing (FGV). Co-Founder of Instituto Reação, an NGO that promotes human development and social inclusion through sports and education, promoting judo from the sport initiation to a level of high performance with +1200 kids.

Keynote Speaker, Panellist
Jason Patron
International Commercial Liaison, GlobeNet

Jason Patron has over 18 years of experience working in the Americas in various aspects of telecommunications such as infrastructure service providers (Alcatel, Lucent and Norte!) and service providers in Centennial Dominicana (Dominican Republic) and Oi (Brazil). He is currently the Regional Sales Manager for GlobeNet Brazil, a sub-sea network operator, helping the company establish itself as the market leader in the offering of international telecommunication services to domestic and international telecom carriers and ISPs. A graduate of the Harvard Business School — Program for Leadership Development and Master in Sales and Marketing from ESADE Business School (Barcelona, Spain) and SDA Bocconi (Milan, Italy). Jason is tri-lingual in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Diego Dimentstein
Carrier Relations Manager at Nexmo, a Vonage Company

Marketing, sales and business development senior executive with more than 10 years of experience in Latin America. Deep knowledge of the wireless operators market in the region.

Keynote Speaker, Panellist
Rafael Marquez
Marketing Director Corporate Market at TIM Brasil

Marketing Director Corporate Market  at TIM Brasil Rafael Marquez, 41 years old, is the Marketing Director for the Corporate segment (B2B) in TIM Brasil. With more than 15 years working for TIM Brasil, he has entered the company since the startup of the GSM operations, back in 2001. Currently as the head of the Corporate Market, he is responsible for the profitability of the business clients managing the end-to-end customer life cycle, since the communication and aquistion strategy, product and offering development, as well as the customer relationship activities, from the smallest until largest enterprises. Graduated in Industrial Engineeting at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Rafael has an Executive MBA at COPPEAD/UFR. He has a vast experience working in the telecommunication market for the last 18 years, having been part also of the fixed operator Vesper on its startup in Brazil. In his early professional experience, he has also worked on Investment Banking at Banco Pactual and in the online auction site, from Participações.

Claudio Richardo Nossig
Business Manager with Providers at ALGAR TELECOM

Over 15 years of experience in the commercial area of big companies, with great performance in sales and marketing. Acting in the creation and management of Commercial Structure and Technical Support towards products and services trading with updated technologies for several companies sectors, such as: financial, services, industry and telecommunication operators. Effective and strong presence with community of CTOs, CIOs and CEOs, on direct deals and participations in specific events (Info Cio Meeting, Futurecom, Telecom to the Financial System, Executive Meeting, NAB Show, etc.). Wide relationship with telecommunication market companies Partnership together with companies of hardware, software and services solutions development. Definition of Products and Services´goals; and commercialization strategies for the whole commercial structure of the organization. Creation of the Marketing Strategies, Sales Campaign and Launch of Products, as well as, operation coordination.

John Haraburda
Principal Solutions Engineer - Director at iconectiv

John Haraburda is the Principal Solutions Engineer Director at iconectiv.

John brings his experience building Revenue Assurance and Fraud departments; managing critical business operations and spearheading business development to iconectiv to solve real world problems for our customers and prospects around the world.  John supports iconectiv's Fraud Solutions product suite which addresses critical needs of the messaging operator for SIM Box detection; Grey Route detection and prevention; SS7 Security solutions; Spam filtering and our Global numbering and routing solutions. John also develops enterprise marketing solutions including consumer engagement solutions utilizing the iconectiv A2P Messaging Hub.

Jorge Leonel
managing director, Twilio Latin America

Tech business leader with 20+ years of professional experience, all the way from management consultancy (lotier international, booz allen hamilton), through business development (acision, promon) and product development/innovation (oi). before Twilio, led business operations of vonage in brazil. holds bachelor of science degree in informatics, graduate degree in computer science and an MBA from university of texas/usa.

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RTX is the global voice, call centre and SMS exchange hub for thousands of telecom operators around the globe. Through its easy to use, scalable and secure portal, our members gain immediate access to global carrier traffic and RTX services designed to support your business growth. Suppliers on the RTX exchange benefit from daily payment facilities and full control of their funds whilst customers use RTX exchange to meet capacity demands and target new, profitable supply. RTX recently ranked for the second consecutive year, in the top 20 of the prestigious Sunday Times Tech Track 100.  For more information please visit: or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Routetrader
Verizon Partner Solutions offers a broad portfolio of value-added, competitively priced services to assist domestic and international telecommunications service providers in reaching their goals. We offer innovative solutions coupled with world class expertise and global reach on a state-of-the-art network. With Verizon Partner Solutions, customers receive wholesale voice, data and Internet services on one of the world’s largest and most reliable backbone networks. With specialized pricing, support options, and a dedicated team of specialists focused on your wholesale requirements, Verizon Partner Solutions provides the relationship you need today for the business you want tomorrow.
Nexmo provides innovative communication APIs that bridge traditional voice and text services with cloud communications. Nexmo enables applications and enterprises to make phone calls or send and receive text messages with ease to improve user experiences, no matter where in the world customers are located. High-volume communication companies such as Alibaba, Airbnb, Line and Viber send millions of messages per month using Nexmo APIs. Nexmo was named to the 2014 CNBC Disruptor 50 list, the 2014 Hottest Companies in San Francisco by Lead411, and was recognized by analyst firm Gartner as a 2014 Cool Vendor in Communication Services.
Data Access Solutions Inc.
Data Access Solutions Inc. is a Toronto, based company which was formed as a wholesale provider of International Voice over IP (VoIP) services. A unique blend of diverse skills and experience forms the unmatchable core of our company.Through our owned and operated state-of-art equipments in Toronto and with cooperation of our worldwide partners, we offer termination services to over 150 countries worldwide.Data Access Solutions is one of the first companies deploying the new generation Mera VoIP Transit Softswitch ll (MVTS ll) at its facilities located at 151 Front Street, Toronto, as core of its network to ensure high performance and reliability for each and every call Key benefits are: Support of SIP, H.323 and their Variants Advanced Transcoding Capabilities Accurate billing through its Oracle Database.
Telefonica Vivo
Present in 21 countries and an average of 125,000 professionals. Consolidated revenues of 10,784 million euros in January-March 2016 and more than 322 million total accesses at March 2016. Vivo, Movistar, O2 are Telefónica brands.
TIM Brasil
TIM’s mission is to connect and care for each customer, so that everyone can do more. Its motto – “To evolve is to make it different” – highlights the Company’s evolution in the country and its innovative and pioneering approach. Based on its Investment Plan, specially focused on network infrastructure, and followed by innovation pillars, quality and user experience, TIM leads market trends. A few examples are pay per call, ending long distance differentiated calling rates and third party operator charges, fixed daily or monthly rate to access mobile internet and the main focus is investment in 4G tecnology in order to lead the latest generation data coverage. TIM is the leader in governance practices and is the only company in the telecommunications sector in the New Market of Commodities and Futures Exchange of the São Paulo Stock Exchange (Novo Mercado da BM&FBOVESPA), recognized as having the highest level of corporate governance, in addition to being part of the Corporate Sustainability Index (ISE) and Carbon Efficient Index (ICO2)). Other highlights include the initiatives of the TIM Institute (, which seek to create and enhance strategic resources for the democratization of science and innovation in Brazil. For more information, please visit,, and
GlobeNet provides International capacity between North and South America over its award-winning submarine cable system serving Brazil, Bermuda, Colombia, the U.S.A., and Venezuela. Covering a distance of more than 23,500 kilometers, the sophisticated submarine cable network system offers the lowest latency available between the Americas. The network links cable landing stations in Tuckerton, NJ and Boca Raton, FL, USA, with cable landing stations in Fortaleza (CE) and Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil, St. David’s, Bermuda, Barranquilla, Colombia as well as Maiquetía, Venezuela. GlobeNet is a portfolio company of BTG's Infrastructure Fund II.
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world’s leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. In 44 markets across five continents, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies. In a digital economy where enterprise business models are increasingly interdependent, interconnection is essential to success. Equinix operates the only global interconnection platform, sparking new opportunities that are only possible when companies come together.
Adding our accumulated experience and the constant pursuit of innovation and technology, Telecall is now synonymous with quality and efficiency. Reference in the telecommunications segment and combined with new concepts, we are a service provider that offers complete and intelligent solutions in telephony and internet business. Ensure the best service and the lowest fares in all mobility and security that Telecall only provides for you.
Since 2003 XICOMM has been developing, maintaining and designing voice over IP networks for businesses ranging in size from large corporation to medium and small and even sole proprietorships. In 2008, XICOMM launched its own dedicated network in order to become a world wide wholesale carrier. XICOMM is interconnected with more than 160+ carriers throughout the world, carrying over 5 Million minutes of international voice traffic to various destinations in the world on a daily basis. This enables us to successfully terminate your international voice traffic to anywhere in the world with the best quality possible and the most competitive rate in the market. Today, XICOMM is carrying over 5 Million minutes a day of international voice traffic to various destinations in the world. We bring together talented professionals with idea and expertise to provide solutions unique to each of our clients. The engineers, developers and Marketing Experts at XICOMM passes over 10+ combined years of knowledge and experience that guarantees our clients do receive the highest quality of Service, Our solutions are base on a combination of the latest technology, hi-tech equipment, comprehensive business experience and competitive rates. XICOMM's value proposition is centered on providing exceptional service to our partners every day. Our relentless focus on attention to our partners' needs is the cornerstone of our success and is what separates us from other telecom companies.
With a unique installed base in 180 countries and counting, Expereo is the leading local access centric Managed Networks Operator. We provide Dedicated and Broadband Internet, Ethernet, Virtual Private Networks, Equipment and On-site Professional Services to international carriers, cloud providers and integrators. We started back in 2004 in Europe, invented the global Internet access aggregation model and created a unique global service portfolio for international carriers, cloud providers and integrators. We have been leading the market ever since.  We have built an unrivalled network of more than 3,000 suppliers in all key regions and have offices in the Netherlands, United States, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Argentina, Russia, Mexico, and Morocco.
BICS delivers best-in-class international wholesale solutions to any communication service provider worldwide. Through its Mosaic portfolio, a comprehensive, flexible and innovative suite of solutions designed to be used individually, or collectively, BICS meets the existing and future requirements of the global telecoms industry. BICS’ headquarter is located in Brussels with regional offices in Bern, Madrid, Dubai, New York and Singapore. We also have a satellite office in Beijing and local representation in Accra, Cape Town, Miami, Montevideo, Nairobi and Toronto. Our team continuously strives to provide our customers with the highest levels of quality, reliability and interoperability enabling them to maximise their end-user value. With our successful consolidation strategy, and a continuing focus on technological advancement and innovation, we have achieved a world-leading position in the international Voice and Mobile Data markets.
LANCK Telecom
A global carrier of international phone calls. We provide high quality services at competitive rates to all possible destinations in the world, terminating calls into local PSTN and mobile networks. Our company supports both traditional TDM (SS7 and PRI) and packet based (ITU H.323 and SIP) interconnects. Lanck Telecom carries traffic worldwide with the use of its own network of international gateways located in the USA, countries of Europe, the CIS and Asia. We have direct interconnections in Frankfurt-am-Main, Helsinki, Tallinn, Vilnius, London, Paris, Zagreb, Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Singapore and Hong Kong. LANCK Telecom focuses on delivering voice traffic to Russia and other countries of the CIS, the Baltic states, Eastern Europe and Asia. For customers who demand more services and unprecedented quality assurance, LANCK Telecom offers PREMIUM quality product. LANCK Telecom efficiently cooperates with long distance carriers and calling cards providers. The list of our loyal partners includes over 600 companies worldwide. For more information, please visit or contact Alena Borisova email: [email protected]
Level 3
Level 3 Communications is a premier global communications provider headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, that provides communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers.Anchored by extensive fiber networks on three continents and connected by undersea facilities, our global services platform features deep metro assets reaching more than 500 markets in more than 60 countries.Level 3’s global network reliably and securely provides enhanced, scalable network capabilities to address the increasingly complex operating environment of today’s technology landscape.We take end-to-end responsibility for monitoring and maintaining the network. We listen to what you need and engineer solutions to your specifications. Our comprehensive portfolio of data, security, video, voice and unified communications solutions provide powerful options to address your most difficult IT challenges.We can help you grow your business, expand into new markets and improve the efficiency of your operations. Because when it comes to your success, we believe it’s just as much our responsibility as it is yours. Level 3. Connecting and protecting the networked world®.


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In fact the event was a great opportunity to make business and we enjoy it a lot. Thank you very much for your attention. It was a great pleasure to know you and your team.

—Juliana S Mendonça, Business Manager at Telefônica Brasil SA

Thank you for the support during the event, everything was perfect!

—Claudia M. O. Ferreira, Account Manager at Telebras

First of all, congratulations for the event. I saw your dedication (you and your team) and I think it was a very different and amazing event. The format of the event is approved. We had a very productive 2 days.

—Alessandra Rodrigues, Country Manager at iBasis, a KPN Company

Attending Carriers

LATAM 2016 GCCM - Rio de Janeiro
76 Telecom/ SMARTAltaRed
AMERICANETApelby Communications
AT&T Global Network ServicesATOS
Auris/Cima GroupBICS
BRFibra TelecomunicacoesCABASE
Cemig TelecomCLX
Cogent CommunicationsComfone
Data Access Solutions Inc.Datco / Silica
EquinixExpereo International
GlobenetGo! Telecom
GT Group InternationalHispamar
iVoiceLanck Telecom
Level3 BrazilMaster Cabo
N&DCNet Botanic
NEXMO a Vonage
Tata CommunicationsTCM 10
Telecom Italia SparkleTIM Brazil
TIWS/ Telefonica Global SolutionsTNET CE
VerizonVIVO (Telefônica Brasil)
Voxxen TelecomVSC