EdgeConneX® to Speak at IBC2017

September 6, 2017 EdgeConneX®, specializing in global data center solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its chief architect and vice president of innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, will participate on the panel, “The Value of 5G in Broadcasting,” taking place at IBC2017 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  He will join representatives from BBC and Ericsson, after which they will participate in an Openfloor Discussion.  At the forefront of designing and deploying industry leading solutions in both the U.K. and the U.S. for more than 25 years, Mr. Lawson-Shanks will leverage his extensive experience working with cutting-edge network infrastructure and technology to explore how 5G is creating disruption in the industry, as well as its ability to cope with immense content growth over mobile networks.


Panel Discussion: “The Value of 5G in Broadcasting”

Openfloor Discussion



Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre

Amsterdam, the Netherlands


September 16, 2017

Panel Discussion: 11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Openfloor Discussion: 11:45 a.m.


Speakers will include:

Moderator: Sasha Twining, BBC Presenter and Journalist

Phill Lawson-Shanks, chief architect & vice president of innovation, EdgeConneX

Henrik Voigt, Director in CTO Office, Ericsson

Will Saunders, Creative Director, BBC

About EdgeConneX®

EdgeConneX® is the only global Edge Data Center® provider.  Creating purpose-built, edge-of-network infrastructure solutions that extend the internet’s reach, EdgeConneX enables the fastest and most secure delivery of content, cloud services and applications.  Edge Data Centers host bandwidth intensive and latency sensitive data closer to end-users, establishing a more secure, reliable and cost-effective distribution model for the internet.  For more information, please visit the EdgeConneX Internet of Everywhere® at edgeconnex.com.

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iMiller Public Relations for EdgeConneX®