The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

2018 Network Operator Summit

This dynamic program presents the inside perspective from service providers and network operators– their issues, drivers and how their requirements may impact the future of the industry. Everyone in the supply chain, from equipment manufacturers to components, will want to hear what’s next in meeting the needs of all network operators.

N5 Network Operator Summit and Market Watch Sub-Committee Chair: 
Frank Chang, Inphi Corporation, USA


Sponsored by
Juniper Networks


Wednesday, 14 March
10:00 - 10:30
Network Operator Summit Coffee Break
For Network Operator Summit Attendees only

Wednesday, 14 March
10:30 - 11:00

Network Operator Summit Keynote
Najam Ahmad, Vice-President, Network Engineering, Facebook, USA

Wednesday, 14 March
11:00 - 12:30

Panel I: The Role of “Open Transport” in the New Metro and Inter-Data-Center Architectures
Loukas Paraschis, Senior Director, Cloud Transport, Infinera, USA

Wednesday, 14 March
12:30 - 13:30
Network Operator Summit Networking Lunch
For Network Operator Summit Attendees only

Wednesday, 14 March
13:30 - 15:00

Panel II: On the Road to 100G PON (beyond 10G PON)
Julie Kunstler, Principal Analyst, Ovum, USA

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