Deep Blue Cable, the developer, owner and operator of a state-of-the-art subsea fiber-optic system providing connectivity across the Caribbean islands and to the Americas, announces that its Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Scott, and Director of Permitting, Nigel lrvine, will speak at Capacity Caribbean 2018, taking place in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

On Wednesday, 21 February, at 9:45 a.m., Mr. Scott will join other subsea cable executives on the keynote panel, “How Can Carriers Drive Change and Redefine the Caribbean Wholesale Telecoms Sector?” Mr. Scott, who has 25 years of senior level experience in telecommunications with Global Marine Systems, PSiNet Europe, Sentrum Data Centres and Global Switch, will explore current M&A activity, market disruption and strategies that carriers are using to adapt to the new digital ecosystem.

Mr. Scott will also appear on the case study showcase, “Strengthening Connectivity in the Caribbean - Overcoming Challenges and Meeting the Surge in the Demand.” During this showcase, Mr. Scott will discuss how the existing fiber-optic connectivity is technologically disadvantaged and undersea cable links across the Caribbean are exceeding their lifespan.

At 12:15 p.m., Mr. Irvine will join executives from Canto and Digicel Group on the panel, “Examining Disaster Recovery Strategies: Planning for Potential Outage and Ensuring Continuity.” Mr. Irvine, who has more than 28-years of experience working in the marine environment on survey, cable installation and maintenance operations, will discuss the recent extreme weather events in the Caribbean islands and the key issues that need to be addressed concerning critical infrastructure.

WHAT:

Panel: “How Can Carriers Drive Change and Redefine the Caribbean Wholesale Telecoms Sector?”

Case Study Showcase: “Strengthening Connectivity in the Caribbean - Overcoming Challenges and Meeting the Surge in the Demand”

Panel: “Examining Disaster Recovery Strategies: Planning for Potential Outage and Ensuring Continuity”

WHERE:

Capacity Caribbean 2018

San Juan, Puerto Rico

WHEN:

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Panel: “How Can Carriers Drive Change and Redefine the Caribbean Wholesale Telecoms Sector?”

9:45 a.m

Case Study Showcase: “Strengthening Connectivity in the Caribbean - Overcoming Challenges and Meeting the Surge in the Demand”

11:50 a.m.

Panel: “Examining Disaster Recovery Strategies: Planning for Potential Outage and Ensuring Continuity”

12:15 p.m.

WHO:

“How Can Carriers Drive Change and Redefine the Caribbean Wholesale Telecoms Sector?”

Stephen Scott, CEO, Deep Blue Cable

Moderator: Ulises Pin, Partner, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Paul Scott, President, C&W Networks

Rory Kyte, Director of International Business, Digicel Group

“Strengthening Connectivity in the Caribbean - Overcoming Challenges and Meeting the Surge in the Demand”

Stephen Scott, CEO, Deep Blue Cable

“Examining Disaster Recovery Strategies: Planning for Potential Outage and Ensuring Continuity”

Nigel Irvine, Director of Permitting, Deep Blue Cable

Teresa Wankin, Secretary General, CANTO

David Geary, General Counsel, Caribbean, Digicel

Based in St. Lucia, Deep Blue Cable is the developer, owner and operator of a state-of-the art subsea fiber-optic system providing connectivity across the Caribbean islands and to the United States.  Spanning approximately 12,000 km, the Deep Blue cable’s initial landing points will be in 14 markets throughout the region, including the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Colombia, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Panama, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands, and the U.S.  By ensuring competitive pricing and resilience through alternative supply, Deep Blue cable will provide connectivity to international and regional telecommunications operators, regional network providers, Over-the-Top (OTT) providers, data centers, government, and large enterprises, including financial services, and oil and gas companies.