Mohamed Nasr | Assistant Vice President Of Cable Development
PCCW Global | Hong Kong

Mohamed Nasr, Assistant Vice President Of Cable Development, PCCW Global

Mohamed Nasr is Vice President, Cable Innovation, Planning and Management at PCCW Global, with more than 17 years of experience in Telecom field, including O&M, Project Management, Business Development, Sales and Marketing. Mohamed has been involved in Submarine Cable Business since 2008, and used to be the head of International Business Unit at Telecom Egypt until early 2016, then joined PCCW Global to develop the Subsea cable expansions in EMEA region. Since 2019 Mohamed leading the cable innovation worldwide in PCCW Global. He participated in the introduction of different successful cable systems, being one of the Co-Founders of Asia-Africa-Europe-1 “AAE-1” Submarine Cable System, and been the Co-Chair of the Investment and Agreement Subcommittee “I&ASC” for AAE-1 until Feb’ 2016. Mohamed has a bachelor degree in Telecom Engineering and a Master in Business Administration.


Telecoms World ME day 2 @ 11:40


    , submarine cables are a critical piece of the digital infrastructure puzzle. The industry is expanding rapidly – but not quickly enough to meet the demand for capacity. The Indian market is developing rapidly with 20 subsea cables and 19 landing stations, as is the Middle East which offers a unique opportunity. The Middle East region with 15 countries, has 14 countries landing 32 subsea cables complemented by six terrestrial cables with combined 105 cable landings. This panel will explore the driving forces behind the growth of submarine cables plus investment and partnership opportunities.

    Under the sea: the changing nature of subsea cables
  • Forecasting soaring bandwidth and its effect on the submarine cable industry
  • Leveraging existing resources, maximising investment and increasing revenues with CDNs
  • Enabling the reselling of infrastructure capacity to content providers, aggregators, broadcasters and OTTs
  • Ensuring sufficient streaming and storage capacity to tenants based on demand
  • Distributing content via servers in data centres to enhance the internet user experience
  • Exploring the possible investment opportunities and partnerships of the region and recent success stories
  • Consortium, private or hybrid models?
  • Raising concern over the vulnerability of subsea cables possibly resulting in increased government funding
last published: 20/Aug/19 15:15 GMT

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