Come along (free) to The Future of Broadband event to be informed, inspired and take a glimpse into the future!

Broadband is the Future - use it to improve your business!
Does your business really use current generation broadband to best effect? Do you know what opportunities Next Generation Access could give you? Come along to The Future of Broadband event to be informed, inspired and take a glimpse into the future!

Run by Codeworks as part of the Sunderland Software City initiative and sponsored by NorthernNet. NorthernNet is funded by a partnership between the North West Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward and One North East, supported by Northern Way. The Future of Broadband brings together in one evening specialists from Northern Net, G-ti, Alcatel-Lucent, IT-PS and Community Broadband Network with more to be confirmed soon.

Hosted by Brian Condon, a partner in Complexity Groups LLP and board member of Community Broadband Network, the evening promises to be diverse and lively by starting off with a technical element explaining Next Generation Access and ending with Q&A panel session fielding questions from the audience.

HOUSTON SPENCER - Vice President Alcatel-Lucent North Europe
Our key note speaker for the evening is Houston Spencer, Vice President Alcatel-Lucent North Europe. Houston has assisted telecoms operators internationally and has written and spoken extensively on the unprecedented competitive dynamics transforming the industry. Engaging and entertaining, Houston is not to be missed.

Mercedes Clark-Smith (Northern Net) and Liz Reid (G-ti, Gateshead Councils Next Generation Access Network) will present the latest information and offerings to business. George Galloway, Commercial Director IT-PS, is show casing some of the local businesses using and supplying broadband services.

More speakers to be confirmed soon.
Don’t miss out on this great evening, book your free place now as spaces are limited.
Any questions please contact Alison Wilson 0191 556 1138 or (Address removed)
Date: Mon 17 May 2010 17:30 21:00 Venue: Oakwellgate & Hillgate Suite, Hilton hotel (Gateshead) Cost: Free - places are limited URL: Email: (Address removed)


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