Paris hosted during 2-4 November the largest European carrier meeting. 1,400+ attendees, 370+ companies present, 130+ sponsors, exhibitors & meeting table holders, 70+ countries represented, 20+ C-level speakers and 20+ hours of networking are the highlights of Capacity Europe.
With the European Commission call for a “connected continent”, Capacity Europe looks to facilitate a better collaboration and learning within the telecoms industry, bringing together carriers, submarine and terrestrial cable operators, data centers, regulators, OTTs and consultants.
Raffaele Maddaluno, Limecom’s EMEA Regional Director, COO Marco DiPasquale and Account Manager Gohar Ayvazyan represented Limecom. Capacity Europe offers us the possibility to consolidate existing relationships with our clients, to reaffirm and establish new business partnerships within the industry. It also provides an excellent mix of valuable panel discussions, presentations and networking opportunities.
— The Limecom (@Limecom1) 5 Novembre 2015
At a time when revenue from traditional voice services continues to decline, it’s not surprising there is a growing interest into where future investments should focus on to bring the best ROI. This year’s agenda explored this topic and other pressing challenges wholesale carriers face, such as M&A, Net Neutrality, future of voice and data services, cloud developments, enterprise partnerships, IoT and relationships with OTTs. As a new feature for 2015, the Capacity Europe hosted an informal networking session for women in telco, focused on navigating the social dynamics of the industry.
— Alan Burkitt-Gray (@alanburkittgray) 3 Novembre 2015
To celebrate the 15th anniversary, the opening keynote was hosted by Michel Combes, CEO of ALCATEL-LUCENT, who presented a visionary session on the end-user of tomorrow, discussing how telecommunications and technology can be united.
Over the past 10 years, the Global Carrier Awards have become the biggest and most prestigious awards event of the wholesale telecoms calendar. The heads of the globe’s wholesale industry under 1 roof for 1 huge celebration. 35 awards were collected by some of the industry’s leading names in front of an audience of 350. Congratulations to all the winners!
— Rachael Lupton (@RachaelL1990) 3 Novembre 2015