AGENDA

 

 

 

London, 20 - 21 February 2018

Schedule

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Feb 2009:00
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The evolution of the subsea industry

Keynotes
  • New drivers of demand
  • How are content providers changing the subsea cable industry?
  • How new industry players are changing business models for cable construction
  • The effect of connecting new PoPs on network planning
  • How new technologies are changing the industry: SDN, NFV, cloud
Dave Crowley, Senior Director of Global Network Acquisition Group, Microsoft
Nigel Bayliff, Chief Executive Officer, Aqua Comms Ltd
Feb 2012:40
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12:40 Lunch & Networking & 'News in Brief'

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13:10 Quick-fire projects and solutions updates from the industry
Feb 2014:10
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Consortium, private or hybrid model?

Track 1
  • Will consortiums remain a popular model in light of recent industry changes?
  • Turning private cables into a consortium
  • Selling spectrum over capacity?
  • Who will be the key players in future partnerships?
Pal Beres, Director of Market Development, Turk Telekom International
Zvika Caspy, Vice President, Europe and Mediterranean Basin, Telecom Italia Sparkle
Feb 2014:10
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The impact of the rise of the OTT players

Track 2
  • Exploring the effect on the traditional carriers
  • Changes to partnership models
  • Who will be buying and selling capacity?
  • Will the trend of OTT investment continue?
  • Who will invest in soon-to-be out of service routes?
Feb 2014:50
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New partnership models: are open networks changing the market?

Track 1
  • How can operators benefit from the open network model?
  • Capitalising on the business and technology opportunities
  • How will the consortium or private business models be affected by open cable systems?
Feb 2014:50
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Data centres: meeting the growing capacity demand

Track 2
  • Optimising intercontinental data centre connectivity
  • Delivering on-demand capacity
  • Connecting data centres vs connecting user bases
  • Keeping up with the growing demand for capacity
Feb 2016:20
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Finance: opportunities and challenges

Track 1
  • Managing the costs of expanding the capacity and reach of networks
  • Ensuring returns on investment of new subsea projects
  • How new technologies are changing how operators monetise their networks
  • Financing new routes
  • New sources of funding entering the market
Feb 2016:20
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Capitalising on the opportunities of network automation

Track 2
  • The role of SDN in upgrading networks
  • Extending network functionality
  • Improving capacity management
  • Architecture for network automation
  • Enhanced agility of services
  • Limitations of SDN?
Feb 2017:00
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Extending the lifespan of your cable investment

Track 1
  • Maximising a cable's potential
  • Improving route planning
  • Using new technologies to anticipate performance and reduce future costs
  • Are cables with a shorter lifespan a better investment?
Feb 2017:00
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Using SDN to create truly flexible networks: the Network as a Service (NaaS) platform

Track 2
  • How SDN can facilitate more flexible networks
  • Taking a more service-focused approach
  • Creating new opportunities without diminishing existing revenue models

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Feb 2109:10
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What will the next 5 years bring for subsea communications?

Keynotes
  • Emerging markets: opportunities and challenges
  • Who will be the next big players?
  • The technologies changing the future of subsea networks
  • Will it be more of the same in the next 5 years?
Chris Wood, Chief Executive Officer, WIOCC
Feb 2114:30
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The regulatory challenges in an evolving industry

Track 1
  • Regulating the new players
  • Issues of competition with different industries and the need for cross-industry regulation
  • Addressing changing geo-politics
  • Responding to environmental regulation
Peter Jamieson, Chairman of European Subsea Cable Association & Principal Engineer, Virgin Media
Feb 2114:30
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The challenges and opportunities of developing markets

Track 2
  • Identifying new growth markets
  • Capitalising on new business opportunities
  • The challenges of building cables in developing markets
Feb 2115:20
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Workshops focusing on finding solutions to the key issues within the industry

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If you would be interested in hosting a workshop, please email kerry.merritt@totaltele.com
last published: 06/Oct/17 09:45 GMT