APTelecom has completed the latest in its series of ‘State of Subsea’ expert events on October 2nd at the world-renowned ToT Academy in Bangkok, Thailand.
The event was the third in the ‘State of Subsea’ expert event series that APTelecom, and marked the first time that a ‘State of Subsea’ event was hosted outside of the United States. Co-hosted alongside exclusive ‘State of Subsea’ partners Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC), Telecom Review North America, as well as SubTel Forum, ‘State of Subsea’ Bangkok drew hundreds of people from over 30 countries that attended either in-person or via streaming video at the official ‘State of Subsea’ website.
Similar to previous ‘State of Subsea’ events, the Bangkok event brought together a mix of executives, influencers, and leaders from all walks of the submarine cable and telecom industry to address the latest trends, and share expert insights and knowledge on the future of the industry. The event was emceed by Telecom Review North America Editor-in-Chief Jeff Seal, and was highlighted by special breakout panels with industry experts, moderated Q&A sessions, informational exchanges, roundtable discussions on emerging global economic market trends, and more.
Special guests included: Fabrizio Civitarese, President Asia Pacific, Global Cloud Xchange; Andy McLean, CEO, TransIndonesia Network; John Hibbard, CEO, Hibbard Consulting; Paul Blanche-Horgan, CEO, Ezecom; Artur Mendes, Commercial Director, Angola Cables; Sam Johnston, Director of Cloud and IT Services, Equinix; Dominic Arena, AEC Advisory; and others.
“We were thrilled to participate in the first ‘State of Subsea’ event in Asia,” said Andy McLean, CEO of TransIndonesia Network and guest speaker at ‘State of Subsea’ Bangkok. “The insights, knowledge and connections that we were able to gain as a result of the event have given us an inside track into the submarine cable community on a global scale that simply only the ‘State of Subsea’ can provide.”