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20 - 22 May 2019
Novotel London West, UK


Peter Curnow-Ford

Peter Curnow-Ford

Partner & Co-Chair, Spectrum Access, Use and Value Group, UK Spectrum Policy Forum

Founder of Viatec Associates, Growth Innovators Group & has held Non-Exec roles with many SMEs, been a board Advisor to SMEs and AIM listed companies and mentored many startup CEOs.

Viatec assists organisations with decision making in the cellular, satellite & wireless infrastructure and device space, on investment, key operational and technology trends and 'our view' of the wireless landscape including spectrum use and acquisition, tower (cell site) development and funding, public safety & homeland security, handsets and cellular back haul including small-cell strategies.

I am Exec Chairman of Growth Innovators Group which is focused on delivering Accelerated Sales Revenue Growth and Marketing Support to Innovative SMEs and AIM Listed companies. In addition we facilitate management teams with their funding aspirations.

I have held Non-Exec roles in Plasma Antennas, Eisar, Bluenowhere, Safetipay, etc and am currently Board Advisor to Dahl Mobile Technology AB and Advisory Board Member to newmedia2.0.

Viatec is focused on the Cellular, Mobile, WiFi, LTE Satellite and general wireless markets in the UK, EU, US & Canada, Africa and Asia. With active involvement in China, Taiwan, Korea and Japan with technology and OEM/ODM manufacturers.

It works with companies (entrepreneurs, executives and investors) to build and grow business to deliver maximum return and value in technology focused organisations in the Telecoms and Wireless space.

Many years experience building European operations for EU and US organisations in the cellular device, infrastructure and wireless markets.

Specialties: Mentoring, Leadership, Funding, Investment, Business Planning, Merger & Acquisition, Management Team Building, Governance, Wireless Market knowledge, Sales, Marketing, Operations.

Member of Institute of Directors (IoD) & IoD Advance - Leader (Top 2%) at The Council of Telecomms Advisors at Gerson Lehrman Group - Logica Alumni - De Montfort University Alumni.

  • Very good event with a good mix of operators, vendors and new players into the small cell eco system
  • The event was fantastic opportunity where I could know latest information and knowledge about MNOs, Vendors and Verticals' plans / views related to licensed LPWA (LTE-M/NB-IoT) as well as unlicensed LPWA (LoRa, Sigfox, etc).
    KDDI Corporation
  • Great event to learn, educate and partner on all things connectivity from sensors to infrastructure.
    JMA Wireless
  • Good opportunity to explore the latest trends in technology and business opportunities all under one roof. Great opportunity for business networking.
  • Very informative on the progress on small cell/HetNets. Very good networking event.
    University of Sheffield
  • This event presents a great opportunity to hear from the key players in the small cell market, to discuss ideas, and talk through challenges facing the industry
    Strategy Analytics


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