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What happened in 2023

What happened in 2023


The Capacity Europe event in London highlighted key industry insights.

Automation emerged as crucial for efficient service delivery, addressing commoditisation. The submarine cable market remains robust due to content provider demands, geopolitical factors, and the need for route diversity.

Investors are cautious about fiber overbuild, emphasizing the importance of a solid business plan. Network as a Service (NaaS) gained attention, posing challenges like variable billing and internal culture shifts.

Predictions of consolidation in the European market were discussed, emphasizing the fragmented nature of telecom and digital infrastructures. Rising fraud cases, evolving network priorities, and the significance of physical security were also key takeaways.

But what else did we learn from the three days in London?

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decision-makers attended in 2023


industry experts spoke on stage


messages exchanged on the event networking app


of sponsors and exhibitors return the next year

Session highlights 

Financing fibre: who will the winners be? 

A discussion looking at the investment landscape for fibre buildouts and passings in Europe and beyond. What do investors prioritise? Is there overbuild? What are the nuances of different markets? And how long will altnets survive? 

Enhancing global connectivity services through non-GEO satellite fibre partnerships 

The fibre-satellite synergies are obvious - fibre offers fast and reliable connection, but it can't reach the places satellite can. This has resulted in numerous telco-satellite partnerships - hear about the dynamics of those. 

The Power100: Preparing for the Next Wave of Disruption 

Members of the Power 100 list of industry influencers come together to discuss how the industry is likely to change in the future and the ways market players can prepare for and react to these changes.

Event highlights 

Capacity Europe is all about its people. That’s why the event is always full of chances to meet new contacts, catch up with old ones, and build those personal relationships that get deals over the line – whether it’s at an exhibition stand, in a meeting room, or over a drink or a croissant at a networking function. 


exhibition stands


private meeting rooms


premium meeting lounges and trading tables


networking receptions

Drinks receptions

Drinks Receptions

Global Leaders’ Forum Happy Hour

GLF happy hour

Happy hours

Happy hours

Networking breaks

Netowrking breaks

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