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


Join us in our new home of Barcelona where we bring together the who’s who of the industry to connect, network and learn about the disruptive forces changing the optical landscape.

Our agenda will explore the technologies shaping the industry with technical applications and research based insights.


Focused Tracks

  • Network Visibility, Management & Intelligence
  • Data Centre Interconnect
  • 5G Evolution & Network
  • Transformation led by Light Reading
  • Next-Gen Applications, Security & Subsea

Dynamic Networking Opportunities

  • Ask The Analyst Lunchtime Briefing
  • Panels, Design Workshops & Live Interviews
  • Regional Round Tables
  • Technical Poster Presentations
  • VIP Closed Door Forum

Learn Something Different

  • Roadmaps from carriers, vendors and hyperscalers
  • Addressing the Shannon Limit
  • Pluggable networks
  • Network security
  • Mission critical networks

Build Your Network

  • Welcome Drinks Reception
  • Speed Networking
  • NGON & DCI Beach Party
  • Lunchtime Briefings

Groundbreaking Technologies

  • Exciting exhibition in full swing
  • 30+ of the industry pioneers
  • Ask questions, learn more and you might walk away with your new solution!

Heavyweight Insights

  • Partnerships with Heavy Reading, Ovum, IHS Markit, Light Reading, Data Centre World & OIF
  • Speaker representation from around the globe
  • Hear from industry leaders on driving coherent transmissions and enabling new technology applications

What's on the agenda for 2020?

Optical component trends

400G & beyond

Data centre investment

Metro network evolution

Pluggable optics

5G & xHaul architecture

Silicon photonics

Enterprise connectivity

Edge in optical

Open source

Optical & cable developments

Business cloud services

8 - 10 October 2024
Porte De Versailles,
Paris, France

VIP Passes

We reserve a number of VIP Passes for C-level telco operators and enterprise business end users, worth €1,499!

Get access to speed analyst briefings, close-door leaders only sessions and full access to the content and networking


Meet the global optical ecosystem under 1 roof

Insights from the industry heavyweights

Create new contacts via networking events

Learn about new trends and technologies impacting your business

Interactive agenda features

Connect with our digital community all year round


Why Barcelona?

  • Leading the way with new network trials and transmission projects to increase optical capacity
  • Excelling in security and encryption practises across optical networks
  • Central cable locations passing through Spain driving bandwidth capacity
  • Spain owns one of the highest Fibre penetration rates in Europe at 44%
  • A central location for 5G rollout with first-hand accounts of how this will affect the optical layer
  • Barcelona is well located within Europe with easy links between main transport hubs
  • Projected optical transport network market to grow at CAGR of 15.6%