FCS Comms Provider 2016

Thursday 8th September 2016

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. CP16 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 8th September 2016

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


Session 1: Regulation and Markets - What effect will the outcome of the EU referendum have on telecoms?

Tim Cowen, Preiskel & Co - Post Brexit - Digital Single Market

Grant Forsyth, Plum Consulting - DCR - Progress and Prognosis

Mike Millar, iMVNOx - Liberalising the Mobile Market


Session 2: The Growth of Fibre - How do Openreach’s plans fit in with the growth of pure fibre networks? What options remain for copper?

Rob Hamlin, CityFibre - Building Gigabit Britain 

Mark Logan, Openreach - Options for Connectivity

Marcus Dacombe, Copper Road UK - The Future for Copper


Session 3: Customer Expectations in Maturing Markets - How will increased customer understanding lead to new demands on products?

Vivian Woodell, The Phone Co-op - Customer Choice in Regulated Markets

Dr Lucy Green, Larato - Changes in the Buyer/Seller Relationship

Mark Longstaff, OpenMarket - Increasing demands on IoT


The CP16 Champagne Prize Draw was won by Rory Maguire from AIME



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