Connected Britain

18-19 June 2019, London

Connected Britain continues to be the best place to understand the regulatory and financial landscape for digital infrastructure investment. 2019 will see a renewed focus on the wider implications of UK Digital Strategy for the telecoms industry and beyond, and how the UK can secure its position as a leading player in the digital revolution.

Taking place at the Business Design Centre in London on 18th and 19th June, the event brings together 1200+ delegates and 250+ speakers from telcos, altnets, local and national government, enterprises, OTTs, property developers, charities and many more key players from across the UK connectivity ecosystem.

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PANEL: What is dark fibre and why should it matter to you?

18 June, 14:30 – Channel Britain

  • Enhancing enterprise service offerings with dark fibre
  • Dark fibre as key to realising digital transformation for your customers

Moderator: Jaume Fornos, Principal, Cartesian


  • David Alldrit, Technology and Innovation Director, HighNet Telecoms
  • Charlie Boisseau, Chief Technology Officer, Commsworld
  • George Wareing, Sales Director, CityFibre
  • Simon Willmott, Sector Director of Service Provider, SSE Enterprise Telecoms

PANEL: Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review: A game changer for rollouts?

18 June, 15:30 – Gigabit Britain

  • How does FTIR encourage faster rollouts of digital infrastructure?
  • Does the review go far enough?
  • What will be its impact on the industry landscape?

Moderator: Michael Dargue, Vice President, Cartesian


  • Tim Stranack, Business Development Director, Community Fibre Ltd
  • Carlos Lopez, Telecom Business Unit Director, Prysmian Group
  • Darren Kilburn, Principal Consultant – Policy, FarrPoint
  • Matthew Braovac, Director of Legal, Consumer, Corporate and Competition, Sky
  • John Irvine, Chief Executive Officer, WightFibre

PANEL: How should the channel adapt to fibre rollouts?

19 June, 11:30 – Channel Britain

  • What should the product and service offering look like?
  • Overcoming key barriers
  • Evolving partnerships with wholesalers
  • The channel’s key role in delivering digital transformation for UK SMEs

Moderator: Jaume Fornos, Principal, Cartesian

  • David Howson, CEO, Six Degrees Group
  • Matthew Parker, Chief Executive, babble
  • Dan Alvarez, Head of Channel, Glide
  • Elsa Chen, CEO, Entanet
  • Simon Leather¸ Head of Product Development, TalkTalk Business

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