SEA-ME-WE 5 at Submarine Networks World 2019

Event: 16-18 September 2019: Submarine Networks World 2019

The SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium was a silver sponsor at Submarine Networks World 2019 (16-18 September). This event is held every year in Singapore and is the world’s largest annual gathering of subsea communications leaders. The SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium was the juice bar and the seat-cover sponsor as well during the event.

The consortium had a very intensive speaker present at the conference as Pal Beres SEA-ME-WE 5 MC Member, Market and Commercial Development Director, Turk Telekom International on behalf of the SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium participated at the poster session and gave a presentation about the latest up-dates of the SEA-ME-WE 5 project. Mahesh Jaishankar SEA-ME-WE 5 MC Member, Vice President International Connectivity & Infrastructure, du represented the consortium as a panelist in the panel discussing “Moving towards DC-centric, global network topology – Where are the new data hubs of connectivity? – How will data centers continue to build on the subsea cable boom through partnerships, acquisitions & data center designs? – Innovations in PoP-to-PoP design”. Luigi Sangiorgio SMW5 PG Co-Chairman, Network Operations Director, Sparkle took a Moderator role at the Project Developer Round Table.

With global submarine cable capacity forecast to grow by 143% by 2022, the role of the undersea network has clearly evolved into mission critical infrastructure, supporting today’s fast-paced global economy. Firmly established as the world’s largest annual gathering of the global subsea communications community, Submarine Networks world offered a dedicated platform to exchange knowledge, explore the latest projects and develop strategies and lucrative new partnerships to drive the industry forward.

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