DAY TWO

 

Gigabit Access Day 2

08:00 Registration open

KEYNOTES: NEXT-GENERATION ACCESS & SERVICES

Carlo Filangieri
09:10

Understanding the fixed access requirements of the evolving digital ecosystem

•    Network demands of the next generation of digital services – 5G, IoT, virtualisation
•    Fixed access as key to realising the opportunities next generation services bring
 
Panel discussion
09:30

Fixed-wireless: The future of access networks?

•    Understanding the potential of 5G to revolutionise access architectures
•    Can mobile ever be a real alternative to fixed access for the last hop?
•    Can fixed-wireless solve the rural access dilemma?
 
Steve Haines, Group Managing Director, BT
Steve Collins
10:10

Presentation from NetComm Wireless

10:30

Speed networking

10:50 Networking refreshments

ROUNDTABLES: CUSTOMER

round tables
11:20

Roundtables exploring demand dynamics and delivering advertised speeds to the end user

  • Building a service offering to capitalise on gigabit networks
  • How are you dealing with business customers increasingly demanding more control and near-immediate access to broadband Ethernet Business Services?
  • Mr Pierre Trudeau

    Moderator:
    Mr Pierre Trudeau, President, Positron Access Solutions

  • How can telcos deliver advertised speeds in the home?
  • When will customers need gigabit speeds?
  • Philippe Defraigne

    Moderator:
    Philippe Defraigne, Founding Director, Cullen International

    12:20

    Reserved for event partner

    12:40 Lunch & networking

    ALTERNATIVE ACCESS BUSINESS MODELS

    Panel discussion
    14:00

    How are alternative network providers changing the access game?

    •    Changing industry dynamics
    •    Understanding demand dynamics for FTTP
    •    How are regulatory changes impacting alternative network providers?
     
    15:00

    Reserved for event partner

    WORKSHOP: ACCESS FUTURES

    15:30 Workshop session

    In this wrap-up session, led by leading access analysts, delegates will be given the chance to delve a little deeper into some of the topics discussed at the conference and cover topics we didn't get chance to in the main conference agenda.

    There will also be interactive discussion on the future of access networks focussing on topics such as fixed-mobile convergence, whether mobile can ever reliably deliver the last hop, copper extension technology lifecycles, fibre futures and more.

    Refreshments will be served in the conference room.
     

    16:30 CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

    last published: 24/Feb/17 09:30 GMT