At Connected Britain 2019, Mike Rudd, Head of Telecommunications Strategy, UK Space Agency joined Total Telecom to speak about how 5G can be a blank canvas to meet the current and future challenges of the digital economy, and how we need a blend of infrastructure to deliver seamless connectivity demanded by users and the explosion in data and information services that will follow. He also shared his expertise on how Space can be part of that mix, and how the shape of Satcom is changing from a monolithic capability to an agile, flexible service akin to the leap in technology from landlines to smartphones.

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The UK Space Agency leads the UK efforts to explore and benefit from space. It works to ensure that our investments in science and technology bring about real benefit to the UK and to our everyday lives. The Agency is responsible for all strategic decisions on the UK civil space programme. As part of the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, the UK Space Agency helps realise the government’s ambition to grow our industry’s share of the global space market to 10% by 2030. To find out more about thier initiatives, please click here


Launched in 2015, Connected Britain has doubled in size every year, and is now the largest gathering of connectivity professionals in the UK. In 2019 it gathered more than 1,400 attendees from the UK’s most significant telecom operators, public sector organisations, property companies and suppliers. Connected Britain returns to London on the 18-19 June 2020. Find out more at