Press Release

The UK Fibre Connectivity Forum quarterly meeting went virtual and was hosted online on 4 May 2020.

The 11th event centred around what the Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis has highlighted about the UK’s telecom network and the opportunities it can bring for our sector.

The meeting was chaired by UKFCF Founder & Chair, Askar Sheibani, and virtual networking opportunities were facilitated following the webinar.


2.00pm – 2.10pm – Welcome & Introductions – Askar Sheibani, Chair – UK Fibre Connectivity Forum
2.10pm – 2.30pm – Expanding the UK Connectivity Mesh – Andy Hudson, Chief Network Officer – Aqua Comms
2.30pm – 3.00pm PANEL DISCUSSION – How has the UK network coped during the pandemic: challenges, work-arounds and more
Moderated by Askar Sheibani and featuring UKFCF board members including:
– Melissa Giordano, DCMS
– Richard Watts, Sales and Marketing Director VXFIBER
– Mike Crouch, Director FibreSpeed
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The meeting was hosted by Total Telecom, organisers of Connected Britain.

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