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Conference Day Two

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration, refreshments and networking

9:15 AM - NaN:NaN AM Chairman’s opening remarks

Ed McCormack, International Consultant, .

Ed McCormack

International Consultant
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MITIGATING THE CHALLENGES FACED FROM BID EVALUATION TO CABLE MAINTENANCE

9:30 AM - NaN:NaN AM TE SubCom approach for Higher Capacity and High Performance - utilising SubCom’s available C+L technology and undersea OADM Product, the WSS ROADM WMU

iead Al-Shaer Managing Director Sales & Business Development TE SubCom - Middle East Region, Managing Director Sales & Business Development , TE SubCom - Middle East Region


iead Al-Shaer Managing Director Sales & Business Development TE SubCom - Middle East Region

Managing Director Sales & Business Development
TE SubCom - Middle East Region

10:00 AM - NaN:NaN AM Discussing the role of new cables in addressing increasing demand for data and ensuring access to data centres

Praveen Agarwal, Business Head for GCC Region, Bharti Airtel
  • Highlighting the new and upcoming projects and discussing their role in enhancing capacity
  • Providing updates on the recently completed submarine cable projects and future plans
  • Discussing opportunities for international service providers and telecoms operators in difficult markets such as Africa, India and Iran

Praveen Agarwal

Business Head for GCC Region
Bharti Airtel

10:30 AM - NaN:NaN AM Recent and Future Trend in Digital Coherent Optical Transmission Technologies for Transoceanic Submarine Cable Systems

Naoki, Senior Manager, Lightwave Transmission Control Group, Electro-Optics Technology Dept., Information Technology R&D Center, MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION


Naoki

Senior Manager, Lightwave Transmission Control Group, Electro-Optics Technology Dept., Information Technology R&D Center
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION

11:00 AM - NaN:NaN AM Networking break

PANEL DISCUSSION: OTT AND CARRIER RELATIONSHIP

11:30 AM - NaN:NaN AM Case Study presentation: Discussing the OTT and China Telecom relationship in Mainland China

YanFeng Gu, Director of Network, MEA Region, China Telecom, Director of Network, MEA Region, China Telecom


YanFeng Gu, Director of Network, MEA Region, China Telecom

Director of Network, MEA Region
China Telecom
  • Analysing how content providers can fulfil their increasing bandwidth requirements
  • Is there a business model for both carriers and OTTs to work together on new submarine projects?
  • Why are OTTs building their own networks instead of leveraging from existing submarine cables? How to find a win-win solution for both OTT and carriers?

Mahesh Jaishankar

VP
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Praveen Agarwal

Business Head for GCC Region
Bharti Airtel

Jamil Al Koussa

International Business Development
Omantel

12:45 PM - NaN:NaN AM Mitigating the challenges faced when monitoring the health of a subsea cable

Henry Bookey, Senior Researcher, Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics
  • Understanding the challenges that can affect the health of the cable
  • Capturing timely data in order to understand the state of the cable
  • Developing and implementing a proper mechanism to check the health of the cable in order to avoid cable failure

Henry Bookey

Senior Researcher
Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics

1:15 PM - NaN:NaN AM Chairman's closing remarks

Ed McCormack, International Consultant, .


Ed McCormack

International Consultant
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1:45 PM - NaN:NaN AM Networking lunch

DRAGON’S DEN SESSION

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM End of conference