Submarine Networks World Sets to Welcome Global Subsea Communications Leaders for Its Biggest Edition

Submarine Networks World to host its largest event ever on September 27-28 in Singapore, featuring over 800 global subsea leaders.Terrapinn Press Release
September 13, 2023

Singapore, 13th September 2023 – Submarine Networks World, the largest annual gathering of subsea communications leaders in the world, is set to welcome its largest delegation to date this September 27–28, 2023, in Singapore.

More than 800 cable owners, operators, consortium members, solution providers, technology innovators and their partners hailing from over 50 countries will be in attendance at Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre to reconnect and discover the latest trends and opportunities in subsea communications projects.

“The stage is set for our biggest and best edition of Submarine Networks World yet”, says Paul Clark, Managing Director – Asia for Terrapinn. “We’re bringing together a ‘Who’s Who’ of the global subsea communications industry, so it’s no surprise that this is where business gets done. Whether it’s re-connecting with old friends, identifying new cable or consortium opportunities or making sure you’re on the pulse of this vital industry, our 2023 edition is going to break records”.

Over 50 sponsors, exhibitors and partners will be showcasing their latest technology innovations, including Title Sponsor Infinera, Platinum Sponsor Ciena and Gold Sponsors Alcatel Submarine Networks and HMN Tech.

Across four different content themes (Strategy, Technology, Operations & Maintenance, Data Centre & CLS) and blockbuster keynotes, attendees will hear from more than 120 true leaders in the space, including:

  • Steve Alexander, SVP and CTO, Ciena Limited
  • Xiao Lei Wu, EVP, China Telecom Global
  • Walid Wakim, CTO, Infinera
  • Carine Romanetti, Head of Networks Strategy and Submarine Systems, Orange
  • Rosalind Thomas, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, SAEx International
  • Enrico Bagnasco, Chief Executive Officer, Sparkle
  • Mohamed Nasr, Chief Executive Officer, Telecom Egypt
  • Anthony Voscarides, Group Chief Executive Officer,

There will be a special keynote address on the role of ChatGPT and AI from Laurel Papworth, Lecturer in AI, The Australian Institute of Management.

For event information and full conference agenda, visit

Press attendance is complimentary. Enquiries should be directed to:
Hairol Salim
Senior Marketing Manager
Terrapinn Asia
[email protected]

About Submarine Networks World 2023:
Submarine Networks World 2023 will take place on 27-28 September 2023 at Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre in Singapore. Firmly established as the world’s largest annual gathering of the global subsea communications community, Submarine Networks World is the dedicated platform to exchange knowledge, explore the latest projects, develop strategies and form lucrative new partnerships to drive the industry forward.

About Terrapinn:
Terrapinn has been sparking ideas, innovations and relationships that transform business for over 30 years. Using our global footprint, we bring innovators, disrupters and change agents together, discussing and demonstrating the technology, strategies and personalities that are changing the way the world does business.