Cellular Backhaul 2018

14 June 2018 10:00 - 18:00

ExCel Exhibition centre. Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL

Cellular Backhaul 2018



What's On Show @ Cellular Backhaul

The one-day ‘Cellular Backhaul 2018’ programme comes as 5G is in process of being realised, and has, as of the date of this release, attracted speakers from almost 20 organisations, with more scheduled to confirm their respective contributions to a dialogue focused around such topics as: Satellite backhaul: Pre-5G networks - An appraisal of 4G/LTE and before; Where will satellite sit in the delivery 5G functionality? Merging broadcast infrastructures and broadband infrastructures; Wireless access technology heterogeneity: A native feature of 5G; 3GPP satellite Use Cases; Networks densification & the role of satellite; High Throughput Satellites and 5G/IoT infrastructures; GSO & NGSO satellite solutions & 5G deliverables; Small satellite (NGSO) constellations in the M2M/IoT ecosphere; Satellite seamlessness & footprint ubiquity to service the IoEE; Satellite & the device environment of smart city infrastructure; Satellite & IoT application markets; Satellite & mobile network macro-cell & small-cell architectures; Latency & evolving satellite system networks; and, Network encryption, client security & cyber security imperatives: Satellite & mobile wireless pan-network integration. Four interactive sessions will comprise the foundation to the day’s discussions, with each session featuring between three and five panellists, each of whom will deliver brief introductory perspectives on the session theme before engaging in moderator-led dialogue with the audience.

Session 1: Satellite beyond the Backhaul Opportunity: Integration with “the Network” – A New Paradigm?

  • Semir Hassanaly, Market Director, Mobile Backhaul & Trunking, Newtec
  • Richard Swardh, Senior Vice President, Mobile Networks Operators, Comtech EF Data
  • Simon Gatty Saunt, Vice President, Sales, EMEA Fixed-Data, SES Networks
  • Jorge Rodríguez López, Gerente de Marketing, Hispasat
  • Gowri Perampalam, Principal Systems Design Engineer, Vodafone

Session 2: Satellite Use Cases in Evolving Pre-5G & 5G Deployed Infrastructures

  • Robert Novak, Director, Business Development, Mobile Networks, ND Satcom
  • Chris Boyd, Senior Director, Vertical Market Solutions, Product Management, VT iDirect
  • Raz Ben Haim, Product Line Manager, Backhaul Solutions, Gilat Satellite Networks
  • Javier Santos, Business Development Engineer, Inster
  • Dario Mulassano, Business Development Director, Hughes

Session 3: Device-to-device: Satellite & Maximising IoT for the Internet of Everything Everywhere (IoEE)

  • Mark Lambert, Vice President Business Development, Kratos Communications Ltd
  • Paul Scardino, Senior Vice President, Sales Operations Engineering & Marketing, Globecomm
  • Alex Holvoet, Senior Vice President, Program Management, LeoSat

Session 4: New Architectures & Technologies for Mobile Platforms: Meshing Wireless & Broadband Satellite

  • Fabien Robineau, Regional Director EMEA, AsiaSat
  • Gerry Collins, Director, Mobile Network Operator Product Management, Intelsat
  • Kieran Arnold, Head of Networks & Systems, Satellite Applications Catapult

Speaking slot @ Cellular backhaul

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About Cellular Backhaul

Satellite + 3G, 4G, LTE & 5G. Leveraging the now and the sometime soon? In association with the 5G world, IoT world & Smart Transportation & mobility world.

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Opening times

  • Thursday, June 14: timing coming soon.



Semir Hassanaly
Semir Hassanaly

Market Director Cellular Backhaul & Trunking

Semir is leading the mobile backhaul market at Newtec. A seasoned telecommunications executive, Semir is an expert at bridging technology and business specifically in the Mobile and Internet space…
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