FCS Comms Provider 2017

Thursday 21st September 2017

A World of Alternative Realities

As the annual business and networking day for CPs in the fixed-line voice and data market, FCS Comms Provider is the key event for CPs to discuss and reflect on changes and opportunities in these crucial and constantly evolving markets. CP17 features top level speakers, providing real ‘big picture’ perspectives, and plenty of time for members to debate and discuss with colleagues and peers over coffee, lunch and an informal post-event drinks reception.


When: Thursday 21st September 2017

Where: Eversheds-Sutherland, 1 Wood Street, London, EC2V 7WS (Location Map)

Time: Registration from 9.15am - First Session from 10.00am


To Register if an FCS Member: This event is free to FCS Members or invited guests, simply email the team or call: 020 7186 5432.

To Register if NOT an FCS Member: Tickets are priced at £280+VAT and can be purchased via Eventbrite or from the FCS office directly via email or by calling: 020 7186 5432.


Session 1: It’s Telecoms – But Not as We Know It

Martin Geddes, Martin Geddes Consulting – Telecoms is Dead – Yippee!

Adrian Barnard, AlphaBeta Consulting – Mobile is the Lifestyle

Lorne Mitchell, Objective Designers – The Critical Role of the Digital Exchange in the Digital Economy


Session 2: A Universe of Ubiquitous 5G

Stuart Revell, 5GIC – The 5G Vision

Stephen Pegrum, Sorrento Networks – The 5G Reality

Dan Warren, Samsung – The 5G Challenge


Session 3: Back to Earth – Keeping the Status Quo

Clive Selley, Openreach – Moving to an IP World

Huw Saunders, Ofcom – Changing Regulation

Simon Stokes, FluidOne – New Options for Connectivity


To view everything you need to know about Comms Provider 2016 including presentations and photos of last year's event, just click here.


Comms Provider 2017 is proudly sponsored by:






Champagne Draw