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Simon Fisher
Principal Consultant Next Gen Access and Ethernet at BT


Simon Fisher became Principal Architect for Access networks in BT Technology earlier this year with a key focus on the application and opportunity for Disaggregation and Software Defined Networks. Simon started his career in 1987 working for STC and then Nortel designing SDH equipment for the London City Fibre network. He joined BT’s Access Networks Division in 1989 as a lead engineer developing and launching DSL and Fibre transmission systems. In 2005 he joined Openreach’s Chief Engineer department as Principal Architect responsible for end-to-end solutions and deployment strategy for delivering Broadband and Carrier Ethernet to the UK’s 32 million customers. Simon studied Electronic Engineering at the University of Liverpool and a Master’s Degree in Telecommunications and Switching at University College London.

Agenda Sessions

  • Innovator Update - 5G – A Converged Architecture

  • Innovator Update - Panel: 5G – Where Do We Go from Here?