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Day 6 - IFA International

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Day 6 - IFA

I FA international Official Daily News Source f or International Visitors at IFA Hall 3.1 / 103 Hall 3.2 / 201 Hall 21 / 104 DAY 6 Wednesday 11 th September 2013 Hall 21A Telecoms Join the Table IFA 2013: New market landscape revealed at world’s leading consumer lifestyle event CONTENTS 06 > NEWS 17 > TRADE NEWS 18 > KEYNOTE FEATURE 21 > EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Dan Hesse Chief Executive Officer, Sprint See interview page 18 While Home Appliances have now been lining up proudly alongside Consumer Electronics at IFA for a number of years, and IT is increasingly integrated as part of the scenario, the savviest players of the Telecoms sector have concluded that they are also part of the same movement. The first ever keynote at IFA by Sprint CEO Dan Hesse and the news that IFA will next year be a key partner of the CTIA Super Mobility Week are key indicators that mobile technologies have become an integral part of a single ecosystem – of which IFA Berlin is the global hub. Indeed, Hesse Information Lifestyle underlined that innovation reshaping the wireless industry is transforming perhaps every product that is represented here at IFA. Tablets re-shape the Information Technology landscape as the PC records its longest sales dip. Yet the consumer IT area as a whole remains buoyant: monitors continue to surprise, networking and connectivity thrive, personal storage grows, and consumers still covet accessories. In this section we interview major players such as Toshiba, Lenovo, Intel and others to bring you the latest insight. Read the special section from page 22 “ (…) the wireless industry is transforming perhaps every product that is represented here at IFA” 22 > INFORMATION LIFESTYLE 26 > SPOTLIGHT ON JAPAN 27 > STAND OF THE DAY 29 > WHERE TO GO IN BERLIN TRADE NEWS Takahisa Nojima President and CEO, PC Depot "IFA offers a wide range of products and plenty of demonstrations, so it provides us with sufficient inspiration." See page 17 EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS Hans-Joachim Kamp Chairman of the supervisory board of gfu, Vice President ZVEI "IFA is an 'order fair' and we expect that we will have more orders in the books than in the past" See page 9 Jens Heithecker IFA Director "The most important word for IFA is 'Global'." See page 7

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