September 12, 2017
Holiday Inn Royal Victoria Sheffield
Europe/London timezone

Building a nationwide carrier for <$1M

Sep 12, 2017, 10:00 AM
Ballroom (Holiday Inn Royal Victoria Sheffield)


Holiday Inn Royal Victoria Sheffield

Station Road, Sheffield, S4 7YE
Main Session


Mr Tim Hoffman


From 2006 to 2010, Tim was a part of a small engineering team that built New Zealand’s 3rd nationwide telecommunications network, laying multiple thousands of kilometers of fibre and lighting up a DWDM transmission and MPLS telco network. They did this with 58 POPs on under $1M of routing equipment, while scaling to take a significant proportion of the internet traffic in the country. Requiring a fairly large amount of “creative engineering” and some Kiwi ingenuity, they’ll talk about how they managed to pull this off, some of the lessons learned, pitfalls, and hilarious stories involved in this achievement.
Talk Duration 30 minutes
May we publish the slides on our website? Yes
May we webcast & record the talk? Yes

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