The best place to meet the top executives from the optical fibre and cable sector

With Covid-19 changing our everyday life, and the way we do business, the pandemic has also accelerated the trends towards connected lifestyles that rely on strong communications networks. Optical fiber and cable will be at the core of these trends. For this reason, we are pleased to be able to offer you all the capabilities of the live conference on a virtual platform that offers a unique chance to stay connected and informed.

CRU Events are excited to announce that the World Optical Fibre & Cable Virtual Conference will be held 16-18 November 2021 on our specially developed virtual platform. The event will give leaders of the optical fibre and cable sector the chance to address peers on the role that this industry will play in bringing the world back from this crisis.

Topics under discussion will include:

 How has the pandemic impacted for optical fibre and cable industries?
 What market segments have emerged as the winners and losers in the new normal?
 How have government stimulus models impact the industry?
 C-level executive leadership panel discuss their views on market developments
 Product specific optical fibre and cable market discussions with industry experts
 Voices from around the world and across the supply chain
 Showcases of latest innovation in optical fibre and cable design and production


Some of the core themes the agenda will cover include:
The US telecom market is at the forefront of 5G network deployment, gigabit-speed broadband services, high-density fiber deployments, and hyper-scale data-centre investments, and this year’s agenda will offer a complete view of the latest developments in the US and global markets.

 A panel discussion between leaders of the world’s most important optical fiber and cable companies on how they are preparing for shifting trade flows and technical developments 
 Insights from the world’s top telcos as their focus shifts to the densification and convergence that 5G networks require, and what this means for the communication cable supply chain
Silicon Valley perspectives on the data center cable infrastructure that will be required by applications whose services are reliant on low latency and big data
Forward thinking municipal leaders will share their experience of smart cities and how this is built on an ocean of hybrid fiber and cable connected IoT sensors
Views from leading financiers and capital market experts on the key factors that investors are considering in this space
 Innovative trends in fiber and cable design, and the manufacturing processes that produce them, that may disrupt the bottom line

What can you expect at the virtual conference?

The virtual conference will enable debate, networking and trade to continue to take place – from the safety and convenience of your computer.

As always, we will offer you unrivaled access to senior decision-makers from the world’s leading optical fibre and communication cable leaders, meet and do business with consumers and service providers from across the global supply chain. The three-day event will be packed with CEO level speakers, interactive sessions, a lively exhibition and innovative of networking opportunities.

Reasons to attend:

  Network and raise your profile with senior representatives from across the optical fibre and cable supply chain
  Hear presentations from the most influential executives that are driving this market, plus CRU’s own independent experts
  Join the interactive discussions and put your questions to leading industry experts and analysts
  See the latest innovations in product developments and services from exhibitors showcasing next generation solutions
  Gain first-hand knowledge of, and insight into, the key challenges and opportunities facing the market


Corning Incorporated


Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC)
Optical Connections
Fitch Ratings
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