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Siraj Syed

Siraj Syed is the India Correspondent for and a member of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics. He is a Film Festival Correspondent since 1976, Film-critic since 1969 and a Feature-writer since 1970. 



CommunicAsia 2018, 01: Intro

CommunicAsia 2018, 01: Intro

CommunicAsia is back at the Marina Bay Sands and SunTec City, in Singapore. The dates for this edition are June 26, 27, 28. Free shuttle bus services will ply through the day, connecting the two venues.

Inspired by the radical changes in the ICT industry, the refreshed CommunicAsia continues to be Asia’s most established and relevant event for industry professionals in the telecommunications sector. It brings together thought-leaders, decision makers, and influencers throughout the ecosystem, to network, explore new technologies, share ideas and create valuable opportunities for all.

CommunicAsia, together with BroadcastAsia, and the new NXTAsia, form ConnecTechAsia – the region’s answer to the converging worlds of Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Emerging Technologies.

The event will showcase latest technologies and innovations on

ICON_5G / SDN / NFV / Small Cells

5G / SDN / NFV /

Small Cells

ICON_Broadband & Infrastructure

Broadband & Infrastructure

ICON_FTTX / Photonics / Fibre Communications

FTTX / Photonics / Fibre Communications



ICON_Connect Everywhere

Tech Showcase

Get an overview of the key technologies at CommunicAsia2018! These are the hot technologies that are the focus of Asia’s operators, ISPs and system integrators. Check out these technologies on the show floor to learn about the trends that are shaping the industry.



Connected Devices

Connected Cars

Content Delivery Networks (CDN)

Content Management & Security

Drones/ UAV

Embedded Technology

FTTX/ Photonics

Fog Computing

Infrastructure & Network Solutions



Mobile Apps

Multi-Screen Technology

Network Functions Virtualisation

Narrow band IoT

Satellite Communications & Services

Small Cells

Software Defined Networks/ Software Defined Wide Network

Sustainable ICT

System Integrators

Satcomm will be held at Level 1 of Marina Bay Sands

Boasting Asia’s largest congregation of satellite companies, SatComm is the gathering place for satellite solution providers and operators, telecom operators, broadcasters, IT professionals from government agencies and many more!

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About Siraj Syed

Syed Siraj
(Siraj Associates)

Siraj Syed is a film-critic since 1970 and a Former President of the Freelance Film Journalists' Combine of India.

He is the India Correspondent of and a member of FIPRESCI, the international Federation of Film Critics, Munich, Germany

Siraj Syed has contributed over 1,015 articles on cinema, international film festivals, conventions, exhibitions, etc., most recently, at IFFI (Goa), MIFF (Mumbai), MFF/MAMI (Mumbai) and CommunicAsia (Singapore). He often edits film festival daily bulletins.

He is also an actor and a dubbing artiste. Further, he has been teaching media, acting and dubbing at over 30 institutes in India and Singapore, since 1984.

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