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Shaping the Telco of the Future​

Coverage: Europe

Shaping the Telco of the Future

The $340bn European telecommunications industry will spend $90bn in CAPEX in 2023 as it seeks to evolve rapidly with investments and innovation in AI, cloud and edge compute, redefining what ‘digitalization in telco’ means in practice.
Overview
Key trends for the telco industry include the continued rollout of fiber and 5G networks, the growing adoption rate of cloud-based services, and the accelerated evolution of Telcos becoming TechCos through splitting vertically integrated operations.

Telecoms operators face major headwinds from the recessionary environment, coping with inflation, rising energy costs and raised interest rates. Cloud-based services will continue to gain popularity, but the industry must deal with the challenges of data sovereignty and data protection, which is especially important in the European market.

Transitioning to a Techco is expected to provide a plethora of new opportunities for key industry players, but they will need to align closely to the regulatory frameworks that exist in country and across the region. Additionally, the industry will see an increasing focus on data privacy and security as technology continues to evolve and data usage becomes more widespread.
Why Attend?
IDC European Telco Xchange is an event that connects senior IT and business professionals from the industry from across Europe. We aim to create the best-in-class independent content based on insights from our analysts, external speakers, as well as industry, and thought leaders.

The event will provide you with industry trends, actionable recommendations, hands-on experience from external speakers and last but not least - a chance to connect and network with your peers from the biggest European companies.

Agenda

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Monday November 20, 2023
12:45

Login and networking

13:00

IDC Welcome Address & Navigation Guidance

13:05

The Rocky Road from Telco to Techco

13:15

De-risking Telco Transformation

13:30

Top new revenue opportunities for telcos

14:05

Networking break: Meetings, Chatroulette & Expo

14:25

Our Vision for 2023

14:40

Relevance of Gen AI to Telco a year on from the launch of ChatGPT

14:50

Telco disruption points to watch for in 2024

15:05

Networking break: Meetings, Chatroulette & Expo

15:25

How to build a purpose-led Telco

15:45

Insight into the Future of European Connectivity 2024

15:55

Summary & Conclusion

16:00

Networking and meetings

Speakers

Partners

Platinum Partner (Digital)
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