Forum Meeting October 2018

The UK Fibre Connectivity Forum (UKFCF) October quarterly meeting was hosted at Grant Thornton's Finsbury Square facilities in central London. Below are the presentations from the session.

UKFCF Conference Agenda

The agenda from the event.

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Brexit: Outlook and Implications - Grant Thornton UK LLP

Oliver Bridge, Director of Business Consulting for Grant Thornton, explains the risks of Brexit on the telcoms sector.

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Progress Update on Local Full Fibre Networks

Justin Leese, Programme Director of Local Full Fibre Networks, part of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) provided an update on the progress of the government's progress on local full fibre networks.

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5G Testbeds & Trials Programme

Ian Smith, Programme Director of 5G Testbeds and Trials, part of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) explained DCMS' 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme.

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Barrier Busting

Tom Raynsford, Head of Resolutions of the Barrier Busting Task Force, part of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) gave an insight into the barriers that can delay or prevent the deployment of digital infrastructure.

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Northern Ireland Broadband Industry Forum Report

An update about the £150 million ultrafast broadband rollout in Northern Ireland from Sorrento Networks' Product Management Director John Mitchell.

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