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Metro Connect USA 2019
The must-attend event for the US metro market

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China's GalaxySpace 5G satellite launches into LEO

The Yinhe-1 broadband communication satellite, independently developed and operated by GalaxySpace, has successfully launched into orbit.

9h | Jason McGee-Abe

Features

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20 Security and Anti-Fraud Solutions

04 December 2019 | Natalie Bannerman

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Battling fraud into the future

04 December 2019 | Gareth Willmer

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The GLF CBN: Where automation meets settlement

04 December 2019 | Natalie Bannerman

Forthcoming Events

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Connect

Metro Connect USA 2020

10-12 February 2020
Miami, United States

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WAN Summit

WAN Summit New York 2020

09-10 March 2020
New York, United States

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Capacity

Communications Infrastructure Summit 2020

20 September 2020
Location TBC

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Journey to Automate the Business of Communications

Join the leaders from some of the largest international carriers as they present how the industry plans to transform the business of communications by automating the settlement of traffic using Distributed Ledger Technologies. In June 2019, the ITW Global Leaders’ Forum announced a project to develop a DLT-based platform, which will revolutionise the ICT Service Provider industry’s commercial settlement infrastructure. This represents an opportunity worth billions to the global industry from costs savings and revenues from new products and services. Since then, over 20 carriers and technology providers have worked together to develop the technical architecture and governance framework for the platform, which will be presented during the webinar. Senior representatives from the project’s founding carriers and from the participating technology providers, are ready to share their insights in a one-hour interactive webinar. You will: • Learn how leading carriers and technology providers have collaborated to create an inclusive and interoperable framework for automated inter-ICT Service Provider settlement • Understand exactly what the development of this platform means for the industry • Look to the future: how the ecosystem can evolve to facilitate new services such as NB-IoT, VoLTE, etc. • Learn how you can participate: any ICT Service Provider, Technology Provider or Industry Association is invited to join and we will discuss the benefits of being a part and contributing to this ecosystem.

15 January 2020 | Confirmed: Marc Halbfinger, PCCW Global; Louisa Gregory, Colt; Juan Carlos Bernal, Telefonica