|By PR Newswire||
|April 10, 2014 10:31 AM EDT||
NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APTelecom, a leading telecom and fiber consulting company specializing in emerging markets, completed the latest in its series of 'State of Subsea' expert events on April 1st at the historic Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., USA.
Following the first event, which took place in October 2013 in New York City, the Washington, D.C. event garnered overwhelmingly positive reviews and feedback from all in attendance. The event set a record for number of attendees, with nearly 300 people from over 30 countries attending in-person or watching the live video broadcast online courtesy of SubTel Forum (video archive of event available at link in headline).
The mission of the 'State of Subsea' events is to bring together an eclectic mix of executives, influencers, and leaders from all walks of the submarine cable and telecom industry to address the latest trends and share expert insights and knowledge on the future of the industry. The event was highlighted by special breakout panels with industry experts, moderated Q&A sessions, informational exchanges, roundtable discussions on emerging global economic market trends, and more.
Emceed by Telecom Review North America Editor-in-Chief Jeff Seal, the event featured a who's who of guest speakers, panelists and attendees from across the telecom, submarine cable, consulting and content landscape, including Cambodian Ambassador to the United States Hon. Hem Heng, TE Subcom Latin America Director of Sales Jorge Porto, Allied Fiber CEO Hunter Newby, TeleGeography Vice President of Research Tim Stronge, ASC Board Advisor Stephen Liddell, and Equinix Director of Global Networks Alex Vaxmonsky.
The official media partners of the event were SubTel Forum and Telecom Review North America, while Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) supported the event with a variety of interactive content, promotional efforts, and program contributions.
"The 'State of Subsea' event in Washington, D.C. was once again a must-attend event that not only included the attendees at the Corcoran College of Art, but was also viewed live by industry leaders in more than 30 other countries," said Jeff Seal, Editor-in-Chief of Telecom Review North America and emcee of the 'State of Subsea' event. "This gathering of industry thought leaders included presentations and panels that addressed not only new submarine systems, but also the challenges and growth in addressing the explosion of data capacity requirements worldwide."
The next 'State of Subsea' event is expected to take place in Southeast Asia in early October 2014. All events are invite-only. APTelecom will be announcing more details on the next event over the coming months. For more information on 'State of Subsea,' please visit www.StateofSubsea.com. For more on APTelecom please visit www.APTelecom.com and follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
APTelecom is a leading telecom and fiber consulting company specializing in emerging markets. APTelecom combines superior customer service, cost-competitive telecom products, and deep experience across the submarine cable and fiber industry to help clients achieve intelligent, sustainable growth. Among the company's core offerings are submarine cable pre-sales, established system sales, due diligence telecom consulting, cloud-based solutions and security, and strategic fiber consulting services.
Based in the United States, APTelecom's reach and expertise spans a wide range of emerging global markets, including Angola, Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Indonesia, as well as several other countries across Asia and Africa. The company has been sought after for commentary on emerging market trends and has been featured in dozens of media outlets, including TechTalk, Wall Street Journal, Fox Business Network, Reuters, Yahoo News, Fierce Telecom, SubTel Forum, and Commsday International.
For more information on APTelecom, please visit www.APTelecom.com.
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