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February 6th, 2019

The Final Mobile Connectivity 2019 Conference Program is Announced by GVF-EMP

The GVF-EMP Partnership has announced the final details of the populated program for Mobile Connectivity 2019: Air, Sea, Surface, Rail – Evolving the New “New” Verticals that is to occur on February 27, 2019, at London’s ETC Venues, located at 8 Eastcheap, London EC3M 1AE.

Mobile Connectivity 2019 is supported by the GVF-EMP Portfolio Corporate Sponsors Comtech EF Data, Hughes, Newtec, and iDirect and is the latest event in an extended Partnership portfolio developed since 2006 and which will continue during 2019 with Oilfield Connectivity 2019 in Aberdeen in May, and Cellular Backhaul 2019 embedded within the 5G World and IoT World event – organized by Knect365 – at London’s ExCeL Centre in June.

The Mobile Connectivity 2019 event — for which around 509 key connectivity suppliers have already confirmed attendance — will examine some of the key themes, technological developments, and market trends that feature on the path to a universal via-satellite connectivity ecosystem, analyzing latest developments in the satellite communications marketplace, the paradigm-changing launch of more-and-more high throughput satellite (HTS) payloads into geostationary orbit, and soon beyond current MEO orbital assets, to multiple LEO constellations, and the enablement of a multitude of new, awe-inspiring vertical markets.

Four interactive panel-discussion sessions, each featuring between four and five speakers — with a moderating team comprising Martin Jarrold, Chief of International Program Development, GVF; Betty Bonnardel, CEO, AB5 Consulting; Anver Anderson, Managing Director, Anver Limited; and, Kevin French, Publisher, Talk Satellite – will be preceded by a backdrop presentation setting the thematic context of the program given by Stéphane Chenard, Senior Analyst, Euroconsult.

The first session panel comprising David Burr, Vice President, Business Development, Comtech EF Data; Andrew Faiola, Head of Mobility, Newtec; Marco Mirante, Regional Sales Director, Hughes; Thomas Bopp, Director, Sales Systems Engineering Global Sales Engineering, VT iDirect; and, Nick Burrett, Senior Sales Director, SpeedCast, will each initially offer brief presentations and engage in interactive dialogue with the conference audience on themes including: Space & Ground Segment for Mobility-Focused Markets; Unified Space & Ground Segment Optimization; Earth Stations in Motion with High Throughput Satellites in MEO & LEO orbits; and, Seamless Integration & Multi-Technology Connectivity.

Panel Session 2, with themes including: The Integrated Mobile Connectivity Ecosystem; Merging Broadband Satellite & Wireless into Seamless Ecosystems; HTS Satellite & 5G; New Value-New Revenue Opportunities in Mobile Applications Connectivity; and, Driverless Intelligence and the Connected Car, will be explored by Deepukrishnan Pillai, Senior Analyst, Strategy & Market Intelligence, SES; Alessandro Caranci, Senior Vice President, Satellite Communications, Telespazio; Kumar Singarajah, Director, Regulatory Affairs & Business Development, ViaSat; Mark Bennett, Sales Director, Marlink; and, Jaime Reed, Director, Consulting Services, CGI.

For further information regarding the additional panels as well as details regarding registration, please visit www.uk-emp.co.uk/current-events-zone/mobile-connectivity-2019/.