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The Digital NGO: Turn Intent into Action.
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Wednesday, November 9 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Partner Challenge: What is the Future of Internet Connectivity for iNGOs? LIMITED

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With the increased availability of high-quality internet connectivity in the developing world, some believe international NGOs will not need VSAT connectivity in five years time. We'll hear from a panel discussing this possibility with representatives from VSAT, fiber and mobile internet companies.

Moderators
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Duncan Drury

International Operations Manager, Christian Aid
At Christian Aid I look after the provision of ICT Services to field offices outside the UK and EU. I'm interested in using robust networking to remove the friction from teams using ICT in the developing world, and how we in ICT can add value to development programmes. Talk to me about Meraki, VSAT, data visualization, managing distributed teams and ICT for Development.Email me direct at ddrury@christian-aid.org.Please provide the following to... Read More →
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Mark Hawkins

Global Field Technology Manager, Save the Children International
After 15 years at sea in the Royal Naval Submarine Service as a technician, and then in the merchant navy commanding small sailing vessels and survey ships, Mark entered the humanitarian sector in 1999 where he joined Merlin. He was responsible for running all of Merlin’s IT and communications until Merlin was taken over by Save the Children in 2013/4. He joined the SCI IT team in 2014 to fill a new role as a field technology specialist... Read More →

Sponsors
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Cisco

Cisco enables people to make powerful connections--whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible--providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. | | Cisco was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Since the company's inception, Cisco engineers have been... Read More →
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EMC

EMC specializes in mission-critical communications and content for organizations and people on the move in the most remote locations. At sea, on land and in the air, the company provides seamless, reliable connectivity and access, leveraging its wholly-owned and operated satellite-terrestrial-cellular broadband network with fully meshed Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) interconnected teleports. EMC delivers mission-critical communications... Read More →
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Eutelsat

Eutelsat is one of the world's leading and most experienced operators of communications satellites. With capacity on 38 satellites, the company provides global communications solutions for government, broadcast, broadband, telecoms and data markets.  With extensive coverage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Eutelsat plays a vital role in interconnecting services between Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Our... Read More →
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Hughes

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is the world’s leading provider of satellite broadband solutions and services. Hughes has shipped more than 5 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share as well as operating the leading satellite Internet service in North America with over one millions subscribers.  Hughes owns and operates service businesses in the U.S., Europe, India, and... Read More →
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Inmarsat

Inmarsat PLC is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: ISAT.L). For more information, visit www.inmarsat.com
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Intelsat

Intelsat S.A. is the world’s leading provider of satellite services, delivering high performance connectivity solutions for media, fixed and mobile broadband infrastructure, enterprise and government and military applications for 50 years. Intelsat’s satellite, teleport and fiber infrastructure is unmatched in the industry, setting the standard for transmissions of video and broadband services. From the globalization of content and the... Read More →
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ITC Global

ITC Global was founded in 2001 to bring carrier grade telecommunications and networking technologies to developing markets and remote and harsh locations. The company vision and mission are simple. Build the world’s best satellite communications provider by offering the best technical solutions, backed by the best customer service in the industry.
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Marlink

Communication, where it matters most Where conflict or natural disaster causes a breakdown in conventional communications, instant, reliable connectivity via satellite is mission-critical for humanitarian organisations. Setting up emergency telecoms centers, optimising emergency aid processes and providing a lifeline to affected populations are all possible with reliable, cost-effective satcoms.  As the proven humanitarian communication... Read More →
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O3b

O3b Networks Limited is a global satellite service provider operating a next-generation satellite network for telecommunications operators, Internet service providers, enterprise and government customers in emerging markets. The O3b system combines the global reach of satellite with the speed of a fiber‐optic network providing billions of consumers and businesses in nearly 180 countries with low‐cost, high‐speed, low latency Internet and... Read More →
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SpeedCast

SpeedCast is a leading global satellite communications service provider offering high-quality fixed and mobile solutions in over 70 countries, and a global maritime network serving customers worldwide. SpeedCast leverages the latest satellite technologies for the provisioning of reliable and efficient network services to key sectors such as NGOs, Media, Oil & Gas and Maritime. With a proven track record, SpeedCast is your global... Read More →
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Thuraya

Thuraya’s robust satellite network provides coverage in the most remote locations, ensuring congestion-free satellite communications to keep you connected at all times. Our satellites provide reliable L-band coverage across Asia, Australia, Africa, Central Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Our rugged, compact terminals are easy to install and maintain, and are strongly backed by our 24x7 customer care team to ensure that you have support... Read More →
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Ultisat

UltiSat delivers a wide range of communication solutions ranging from fixed and portable stations to turnkey managed networks for commercial-grade VoIP services, data and video transmissions, and Internet access. With sites in more than 130 countries,and resident FSRs in over 45 countries, UltiSat delivers ICT solutions to some of the most | remote, harsh or difficult-to-reach locations. | Current customers include the UN, NGOs,telecommunications... Read More →


Wednesday November 9, 2016 1:00pm - 1:45pm
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