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NGON & 5G Transport
8 - 10 October 2024
Porte De VersaillesParis, France

Chris Mulley
Principal Architect at ZTE


Chris Mulley is a Principal Architect in the CTO Group of ZTE Corporation’s Integrated Solutions department. Chris is responsible for the 5G architecture focusing on transmission network technologies that feed into the development of cost effective end-to-end solutions, targeted at major global telecom operators.

A key part of this role involves informing a corporate strategic approach to the development of technology that enable the deployment of 5G services that meet network operator’s requirements and revenue generation. This includes network transformation from traditional appliance based equipment architecture to more flexible deployments based on evolving SDN architectures. This strategy is aimed at enabling network operators and service providers to leverage these technology in order to develop new business models and revenue streams, and cost reductions through improved operational efficiency.

Chris specializes in the following areas:

  • Transmission network solutions;
  • Fixed Broadband network solutions;
  • Software Defined Networking.

Prior to working for ZTE Corporation, Chris has worked for a number telecom equipment vendors in product development and management roles, related to transmission network technologies and the UK telecom regulator Ofcom.

Chris holds a BEng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Polytechnic of Central London. He is a Member of IET.

Agenda Sessions

  • A Simplified, Converged and Green Optical Network for Future Metro Connection