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ZZ happened - Light at the end of the pipe


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Light at the core of our telecoms networks

Date and Time

19 February 2015 - 19:30-21:00


High Wycombe, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the UK - Thames&Chiltern:Bucks local network.

About this event

Nigel Sampford is Consulting Systems Engineer at Ciena, where he is responsible for design of networks to customer requirements.  He has been with Ciena for many years, and will be supported by Andikan Otung
Nigel and Andikan will talk about how telecoms networks move data round the network & the world.

Their talk will cover:
  • Understanding how the core of the network is connected – the underlying motorways and access roads
  • How Ciena make this work
  • What’s next?  Scaling to Terabit and beyond


  • Doors open 7 pm
  • Light refreshments
  • Talk starts 7.30 pm
  • Talk finishes 9 pm

Reasons to attend

Hear about the current and future changes to the UK's core telecommunications infrastructure and the involvement of Ciena in these major changes to the UK's telecoms networks

Continuing Professional Development

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  • This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme
  • Learning about the technologies applied to current & future public telecoms networks

Additional information

  • Owen Harris Building : Lecture Room 2
  • Doors open at 7 pm with light refreshments available until the talk starts at 7.30 pm

Registration information

Registration requested in order to provide the correct amount of catering, but not essential


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