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As the leading annual gathering for decision makers in the subsea communications value chain, we strive towards delivering excellence in creating a dedicated platform for the industry to exchange knowledge, present new and upgraded cable projects, strategise and partner.


2017 marks the 20 th anniversary of Submarine Networks World, and we couldn’t be more pleased and excited to celebrate this milestone with the industry. As we continue to change the way business is done in the global submarine networks arena,we look forward to forming new partnerships and enhancing existing relationships.

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Celebrating 20 years

















Thank you for 20 years of support


Past speakers



  • Mr Jukka-Pekka Joensuu at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Jukka-Pekka Joensuu
    Executive Vice-President
    Cinia Group Oy
    Mr Steve Alexander at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Steve Alexander
    Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
    Ciena Ltd
  • Dr Steve Grubb at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Dr Steve Grubb
    Global Optical Architect
    Mr Yves Ruggeri at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Yves Ruggeri
    Chairman, Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) and Vice President, Submarine Systems Strategy & Business Development
    Orange S.A.
  • Mr Sohail Qadir at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Sohail Qadir
    Vice President of Wholesale Business
    Mr Joseph Chan at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Joseph Chan
    Vice President, Cable Planning (and Co-Chair, Initial Management Committee, Africa-1)
    PCCW Global
  • Mr Ed McCormack at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Ed McCormack
    Vice President and General Manager, International Accounts and Submarine Systems
    Ciena Ltd
    Mr Artur Mendes at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Artur Mendes
    Chief Commercial Officer
    Angola Cables
  • Mr Greg Varisco at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Greg Varisco
    Chief Executive Officer
    Aqua Comms Ltd
    Troy Li at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Troy Li
    Chief Executive Officer
    Pacific Light Data Communications Co.Ltd
  • Mr Donald (Yijun) Tan at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Donald (Yijun) Tan
    Executive Vice President, Global Network
    China Telecom Global
    Mr Jordick Wong at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Jordick Wong
    Senior Vice President of Product and Vendor Management
    PCCW Global
  • Mr Pepe Christian Fruean at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Pepe Christian Fruean
    Chairman, Samoa Submarine Cable Company and Chairman
    Digicel (Samoa) Limited
    Mr Paul Gabla at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Paul Gabla
    Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
    Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks
  • Mr Takahiro Sumimoto at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Takahiro Sumimoto
    Chief Executive Officer
    Pacific Crossing
    Mr Yanmin Xiao at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Yanmin Xiao
    Senior Project Manager, Global Business Department
    China Unicom
  • Mr Kempei Fukuda at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Mr Kempei Fukuda
    Director, Network Services
    NTT Communications
    Dr Parag Khanna at Submarine Networks World 2016
    Dr Parag Khanna
    Managing Partner
    Hybrid Reality



Past sponsors




Past attendees


1-Net     Africa Coast to Europe (ACE)     Akamai     Alcatel-Lucent     Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks     Alibaba Group     Amazon     American Samoa Hawaii Cable     Angola Cables     Apollo     APTelecom     Aqua Comms Ltd     Arctic Fibre Inc     ASEAN Cableship Pte Ltd     Asian Development Bank     AT&T     Australia-Singapore Cable     Bangla Trac Communications     Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company     Bayan Telecommunication Inc     Belau Submarine Cable Corporation     Bezeq International     Bharti Airtel     BICS     Bluesky Pacific Group - Moana Communications     Botswana Telecommunications Corporation     Brunei International Gateway     BT     BTI Systems     Cable&Wireless Worldwide     Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad     Cameroon Telecommunications Company     Campana Group     China Telecom Global     China Unicom Global     Chunghwa Telecom     Ciena     Cinia Group     CITIC Telecom International     Coriant     Corning     CRS Holland     Cytaglobal     Deutsche Telekom     Dhiraagu     Dialog Axiata     Digicel Pacific     Digital Realty     DOCOMO Pacific     dtac TriNet     du     Dyn     Eastern Light     EGS Survey Group     Ekinops     Electric Lightwave     E-Marine     Epsilon     Equinix     Ericsson     ETECSA     ETISALAT     EXFO     Ezecom     Facebook     Farice     Fugro Survey     Fujitsu Limited     General Cable / NSW GmbH     Global Cloud Xchange     Global Marine Systems     Global Switch     Global Transit Communications     Globe Telecom     Golis Telecom     Google     Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh     GTA     GUILAB     Gulf Bridge International     Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis     Hawaiian Telecom     Hawaiki Cable     Hengtong Marine Cable Systems     Hexatronic Cables & Interconnect Systems     Hibernia Networks     Huawei Marine Networks     Hutchison Global Communications     IDA Singapore     Ifactors     IMC Pacific     Indosat     Infinera     Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA)     INOC     Intelsat Singapore Pte Ltd     Interchange Limited     International Finance Corporation     Interxion     IT International Telecom Inc.     Jastel Network Company     Jefferies Group     Jiangsu Tongguang Optical Fiber Cable Co., Limited     KDDI Corporation     Kokusai Cable Ship     KT     Leap Networks Pte Ltd     Level 3 Communications     Libyan International Telecom Company     Limelight Networks     Liquid Telecom     Loxley Wireless Public Company Limited     Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission     Malta Communicatins Authority     Matrix Networks     MENA Submarine Cable Systems     Mertech Marine     Microsoft     Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation     Midgardsormen AS     Ministry of Communication, Israel     Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of Samoa     Ministry of Finance Brunei     Mir Telecom     Mobily     MPB Communications     Multinet Pakistan     MyRepublic     Najh Tech Company     Natixis     NEC Corporation     nem Australasia Pty Limited     Nexans     NEXTDC     NextGen Group     NTT Communications     O3b Networks     Ocean Networks     Omantel     Opt New Caledonia     Optic Marine Services Sdn Bhd     Orange     Overseas Private Investment Corporation     P.H.C.O.L.O. Inc     Pacific Crossing     Pacific Light Data Communications Co. Ltd     Palau National Communications Corp     Palestine Telecommunications Company     PCCW Global     Pelagian Limited     PLDT     Proximion     PT Artha Telekomindo     PT Ketrosden Triasmitra     PT NAP Info Lintas Nusa     PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (TELIN)     Pt Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (Telkom)     PT Triasmitra     Retelit     RTI     S.B. Submarine Systems     Sacofa Sdn Bhd     SAFARICOM     Saltwater Cables Private Limited     Samoa Submarine Cable Company     Seaborn Networks     SEACOM     Seagard     SEA-ME-WE 5     Shinasub     Singtel     South Atlantic Express SA (Pty) Ltd     Southern Cross Cable Network     SP Telecom     Squire Sanders (US) LLP     StarHub     STC     SubPartners     Super SEA Cable Networks     Superloop     SygmaTel     Symphony Communications     Tampnet     Tata Communications     Tata Communications Transformation Servcies     TE SubCom     Telcotech     Telecom Egypt     Telecom Italia Sparkle     Telecom New Zealand     Telecommunications Regulatory Authority - T.R.A. (Bahrain)     TeleGeography     Telekom Malaysia     Telenor     Telesom     Telia Carrier     Telikom PNG Ltd     Telstra Global     Telx     Terabit Consulting     The David Ross Group     The East African Marine Systems (TEAMS)     The World Bank     TIME dotCom     Tinsley Precision Instruments     Tonga Cable     Tongguang Cable     Trident Subsea Cable     TRUE Corporation     T-Systems Singapore     Türk Telekom International.     Tykoflex     UltraMAP Ltd     Vanuatu Government Broadband Network     Verizon     VNPT International     Vodafone     Wasace     WIOCC     Xsite Modular     Xtera Communications     Zain Group     Zajel     ZTT International Limited  



What to expect in 2017





Two conference tracks with new content

450 attendees

200 organisations

Tons of celebration (we are turning 20 years old!)

80 speakers

60 countries

More cable projects

Not one, but two pre-conference masterclasses

New site tours


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Submarine Networks World continues to be the leading annual gathering for decision makers in the subsea communications value chain, and the only platform where the industry’s elite gather to exchange knowledge, present new and upgraded cable projects, strategise and partner.



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Call for 2017 Sponsorship is now open!

Join us as we celebrate 20 years of Submarine Networks World. It’s never the same just attending.


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