Weiguo Chang | Director, Network Planning and Product Development
China Telecom Global | China

Weiguo Chang, Director, Network Planning and Product Development, China Telecom Global

Mr. Chang has over 17 years’ international telecom operations experience in the global network planning, construction and maintenance, and has 13 years’ university academic experience in Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunication (BUPT) as an associate professor. 
Before joining China Telecom Global Limited, he worked as Deputy GM of China Unicom Singapore Operations Limited, and also served various managerial roles for carrier relations, data products and services as well as submarine cable planning and construction at China Unicom HQ.


Conference Day Two @ 14:40

Panel discussion: The era of land and sea convergence

  • How are today’s demands for connectivity, resiliency and 24/7 availability affecting the way we build and locate data centres?
    • Where are the new data hubs or regional hubs of connectivity that are being developed today?
  • How does this affect the way today’s networks are designed and deployed?
    • How are technologies such as SDN changing the way bandwidth is consumed and in turn co-location pricing models?
    • What are the physical and/or commercial constraints of extending the submarine network further inland?
  • How can the subsea cable owners and data centre operators work cohesively in facilitating the new digital economy?
    • What are the foreseeable challenges (e.g. regulatory) and how can they be overcome?

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