Packet Microwave & Mobile Backhaul


 
Optimising Mobile Backhaul economics & integrating new technology
 
Understanding the potential of millimetre-Wave in carrier networks
 

   September 2016 | London

WHY ATTEND - Packet Microwave & Mobile Backhaul 2015


 

 

A growing audience: 200+ delegates again in 2015, including the active participation of the industry’s top analysts - means that Layer123's Packet Microwave & Mobile Backhaul is firmly established as Europe’s premier knowledge exchange for senior professionals responsible for determining strategic planning and procurement decisions in Transport Networks for Mobile Operators..

As the principal and only event to serve the Mobile Transport Networking industry, the agenda offers unparalleled coverage in both technical detail and business focus. With its increasing scale and reach, the agenda was expanded successfully by Layer123 and its partners in 2013 and now addresses all of the key transport challenges, technologies and new architectures, looking forward to the impact of 5G and SDN.

Now with the support of key industry partners - including the launch of the mmWave Transmission Forum at the conference in September 2014 - the industry's principal knowledge exchange continues to build on its growing industry profile to support operators as they make important choices in the build-out of Next-Gen mobile backhaul and broader transport infrastructure, as well as exploiting new solutions and managing most efficiently the rising tide of new applications traffic.
 

Many service providers are in the process of regenerating their mobile trannsport infrastructure as 4G coverage expands and the industry looks ahead to 5G, carefully evaluating the real cost of capacity provided by various architectures, technologies and solutions. This is your opportunity to join a unique meeting of senior decision makers and benefit from their experiences and expertise as together, you address the challenges and consider the business case for new Packet Microwave as one of the most cost-effective and rapid-deployment solutions for mobile transport, alongside fibre.
 

Join your peers - experts in Microwave technology and Mobile Backhaul & wider Mobile Transport solutions, senior strategists and planners from service providers - and the main Microwave, Backhaul and Mobile Transport systems and solutions vendors in London in September 2016, and find out how innovation in technology, architecture, solutions and spectrum can help you to:

  • Deploy and Grow LTE - with a substantial increase in capacity driving innovation in mobile backhaul technologies and architectures, find out how operators and vendors are developing and deploying innovative solutions to maximise mobile broadband performance, while keeping a lid on networking costs
  • Evaluate Small Cell Backhaul - share practical experiences with carriers deploying Small Cells and learn more about the new Microwave options for backhaul - E-Band, 80GHz, and more
  • Smooth the evolution from TDM to Packet Backhaul - share experiences with carriers who are in the process of evolving their backhaul networks and discover new tools to increase manageability and bandwidth efficiency in packet networks
  • Deliver new applications - network extension, Rural Broadband (fixed replacement), Small Cell backhaul, private networks, campus networks, difficult terrain, rapid deployment
  • Protect your investment - gain the depth of insight necessary to develop the optimal roadmap for your existing backhaul network
  • Differentiate your business proposition - be the first to hear about the new architectures, technologies and solutions that you can use to deliver unique value propositions to your customers
  • Keep an eye on future developments - understand the potential impact of 5G, Fronthaul, C-RAN, SDN and other innovation

Expect a uniquely specialist and expert speaking panel offering high quality presentations, insightful debate, structured small group discussion and live demos, as the industry adapts to today's needs for high capacity combined with high availability Microwave, copper and fibre-based backhaul solutions.
 

Operators, Regulators and Industry Analysts - take an active role in one of the Knowledge Exchange debates and attend the event as a guest of Layer123!

Contact us for more details, speaking and sponsorship here
 

Whom you will meet and How You Can Benefit

Meet over 200 of your industry colleagues, individuals responsible for:

  • Making network evolution decisions - requirements analysis, network strategy & implementation for service providers in Europe and beyond
  • Making network procurement decisions - equipment strategy, vendor selection, technology adoption
  • Developing new services - high capacity, network extension, multipoint, Ethernet, LTE backhaul
  • Designing Packet Microwave systems and architectures - senior product managers, technologists and standards coordinators from the main vendor organisations specialising in Packet Microwave systems and solutions
  • Driving the industry forward - senior figures from the main industry organisations, including MEF, that are helping to shape the future of Microwave


Spend your time in active engagement with the industry's most knowledgeable and well-connected leaders:

  • Keynote session - gain a view from the highest level within Lead Operators and market-making vendors, as they share their visions of current Microwave and Backhaul infrastructure challenges, drivers and opportunities
  • Case studies - find out how your peers are evolving their existing Microwave and Backhaul infrastructure and deploying new links - what solutions offer the best value?
  • Packet Microwave - examine new solutions and witness new technology demonstrations live
  • Mobile Backhaul New technologies - Coherent 100G, Carrier Ethernet 2.0, Software-Defined Networking, Dynamic Resource Allocation - architectures as well as improved economy and manageability
  • Structured discussions and face to face engagement - wouldn't it be great if someone organised a group of experts ready to discuss your most pressing issues over lunch - what a good use of time... consider it done!
MICROWAVE & BACKHAUL INDUSTRY NEWS ON CHANNEL123
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 10 February 2016 Overview of Network Synchronization Technology Standardization in ITU-T Network synchronization technologies are fundamental to telecommunications network services...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

7 February 2016LinkedIn Develops its own Data Center Switch The new switch, dubbed "Pigeon", is a 3.2 Tbps switching platform that can be used as a leaf or spine switch...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

23 December 2015Small Cell Backhaul a 5-Year $6.5 Billion Opportunity As outdoor small cell deployments scale up, we look for the small cell backhaul equipment market to kick into higher gear in 2017, when it will reach over $1.2 billion....
Source: Infonetics Research

 

21 December 2015NTT Communications Develops SDN OAM Function Technology for Multiple Wide Area Network Visualizes end-to-end connection quality for SDN operation & maintenance...
Source: Business Wire

 

24 November 2015Facebook testing super-fast Ethernet switch Wedge 100, a super-fast Ethernet switch, 32 ports, capable of delivering data at 100-Gig speeds would effectively more than double existing speeds...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

24 November 2015Ethernet on Demand is AT&T's First SDN User Case Project began in Jan 2015, within six months a beta customer was up and running, late spring the service was offered to enterprise customers in 170 markets...
Source: SDxCentral

 

9 November 2015Operators Forging Ahead with SDN in Macrocell Backhaul Networks Global Service Provider Survey, which delves into operator plans for mobile backhaul found that nearly a third of respondents expect to deploy SDN by 2016...
Source: IHS

 

3 November 2015DT, Vodafone to Launch SDN-Based VPNs "We are about to extend this service to a broader footprint as I speak," said Axel Clauberg...
Source: Light Reading

 

2 November 2015AT&T attracts 200 customers to its Network on Demand service New on-demand services are not only gaining fast market traction, but customers are willing to pay a premium...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

27 July 2015Packet Microwave Equipment Demand Growth to Persist for Next Five Years We are forecasting Packet Microwave radio transceiver shipments to be approximately two and a half times greater in 2019 than they were in the past year...
Source: Dell'Oro Group

 

28 April 2015AT&T says common interconnection standards will drive new Ethernet growth One of the continual challenges for carriers interconnecting...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

7 April 2015EE goes Live with Wi-Fi Calling service with the company predicting more than five million customers will have access to the service by the summer...
Source: Mobile Europe

 

11 February 2015EE goes heavy on LTE, "floating" small cells in €2bn spree EE will see its 4G footprint overtake 2G within two years, as it aims to bring LTE-Advanced to 20 cities by 2018...
Source: Mobile Europe

 

26 January 2015Ethernet Switch Market Expected to Exceed $25 B in 2019 The Cloud will help spur the adoption of Software Defined Networking (SDN) that is another key driver...
Source: Dell'Oro Group

 

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EE

 

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NEC

 

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Huawei

 

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ETSI

 

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