Conferences

Great Scott! It's Already Time for PTC 2019

The forecast is snowy around our DC office, but our team has their sights set on somewhere sunnier. 

Alan Mauldin, Jon Hjembo, Mike Bisaha, Brianna Boudreau, Tim Stronge, Mike Owings, and John Walsh will be in Honolulu for the Pacific Telecommunications Council annual conference happening January 20-23, 2019.

If you're planning to join us, be sure to register before December 17 to get the best possible rate.

The Year in Slide Decks: Watch, Download, and Explore Our 2018 Telecom Presentations

This year we've traveled from Bangkok to London, from Cape Town to Los Angeles. We've used these opportunities to continue our research and present our findings around the world.

As 2018 winds down, we've compiled the slide decks, interviews, and videos from a year of telecom travels. When viewed together, these presentations create a snapshot of the year in communication.

Bandwidth and Pricing Trends in Africa: Patrick Christian at AfPIF 2018

Earlier this year Senior Analyst Patrick Christian shared his knowledge of bandwidth and pricing trends with the African Peering & Interconnection Forum.

Patrick's analysis took the audience through the latest happenings in international bandwidth, namely continued growth in Africa and changes within the region.

Keep scrolling to watch the full presentation and download Patrick's slides.

Deploying the Next Generation of Submarine Cable Routes at Capacity Asia

Capacity Asia is the annual meeting that brings together the carrier community with business strategists from cloud/content service providers and data centers.

The 2018 gathering—which takes place in Hong Kong December 4-6—is rapidly approaching.

And TeleGeography readers can get 10% off their registration with the code TELEG10.

A Regional Pricing Update (and Registration Discount) at Subsea Americas 2018

To all of our readers in and around Florida: this is a friendly reminder that Subsea Americas 2018 will be here before you know it.

As always, you can bet on two days of conversation about the Americas' submarine cable market. The agenda covers strategic and technical insights that span across financing, construction, maintenance, and cable upgrades.

It's happening December 3-4 at the Westin Fort Lauderdale. 

Getting to Grips With the Innovative Future of Wholesale

Join Erik Kreifeldt at Capacity Europe October 22-25, 2018, in London as he moderates the panel The Big Carrier Debate (The Sequel)—Getting to Grips With the Innovative Future of Wholesale.

Is a Mass Extinction of Submarine Cables Looming?

The rapid pace of demand growth is only going to require more international bandwidth in the coming years. While there's certainly lots of investment in new systems, cables built in the late 1990s and early 2000s continue to play a key role in global connectivity. But are their days numbered?  

It seems more likely than ever that some of these cables will begin to go "extinct" in the near future as they are retired from service.  

Meet the WAN Exchange at MEF18

With 1,000 attendees from more than 275 companies, MEF18 is a major networking event for communication and cloud service providers, enterprises, government organizations, network technology suppliers, and others.

Even better, this year the Downtown Los Angeles event will feature the WAN Exchange, a bite-sized showcase of our WAN Summit conference series.

A Running List of Major Telecom Conferences, When They Are, and Where to Find Them

The telecom community has no shortage of conferences. And these opportunities to listen, learn, and network are available across the globe.

Some gatherings have a laser focus on submarine cables or broadband or MVNOs, while others have a little something for everyone.

Our experts have developed a list of 50 leading events for anyone in telecom, organized by time of year and region. We'll move events on and off of this list as final dates are announced.

Upcoming Panel: Discovering the Untapped Potential in Terrestrial and Subsea Routes in Eurasia

Turkey has long been a geopolitical and economic gateway between Asia and Europe. It also holds a strategic position for international network development, offering a natural potential for diversified subsea and terrestrial routes along the Digital Silk Road.

TeleGeography Research Analyst Elliott Cheresh is gearing up for Capacity Eurasia 2018 in Istanbul, where he’ll moderate a panel about the untapped potential for new routes across the region.