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LFFN & 5G – The Next Wave

Sensor City with Liverpool cathedral in the background

Sensor City Conference Suite, Liverpool, 24 July 1.30 pm - 5.00 pm

Future-proof Digital Infrastructure

This seminar is designed to provide support for local authorities and groups developing LFFN and 5G funding applications, and will look at lessons learnt, best practice, and suggested approaches.

The Local Full Fibre Networks (LFFN) Challenge Fund is approaching Wave 3 with £95 million left to award. The Fund provides local bodies an opportunity to develop the next generation of gigabit capable connectivity in their areas – giving the capacity for a step-change in their economies.

Using a range of targeted interventions, the LFFN aims to support the deployment of Full Fibre networks in rural and urban locations. How do the interventions work, what is best for your area, and how can you best present your case?

Wave 3 is expected to be strongly contended, with bids from across the UK. This event brings together successful projects from Wave 1 and Wave 2 to learn from their experience and understand the current best practice in stimulating investment and deployment of gigabit networks.  We also look at how these fibre networks complement 5G and associated funding opportunities.

Many Local Authorities are now involved in DCMS projects to support the development of Full Fibre Networks and 5G and the Government still has funding available for a new wave of projects.  Join us in Liverpool to gain an understanding about the projects that have already been supported and what impact they will have on their communities.  We will also look at the scope for further funding with presentations from DCMS and how Full Fibre and 5G projects complement one another.  This is not a technical workshop – but it will give policymakers and regeneration officers a key insight into how position your organisation to win additional funding.

The event is open to all, and provides an opportunity for local bodies to meet with suppliers, DCMS and expert advisors to help develop their projects.

Event Fees: £60 ex VAT per person. £10 discount for INCA members (use the discount code provided). Free to representatives from Local Authorities (contact us if you need a discount code).



Event Partner

Sensor City

Sensor City is a Liverpool-based technical innovation centre and University Enterprise Zone. We foster the creation, development, production and promotion of cutting edge sensor technologies for use in a wide range of sectors.


Event Sponsors


ITS Technology Group

Broadway Broadband


PPC Broadband fiber Ltd

For details about how your organisation can raise its profile and support events like this one, please contact Gill Williams.

July 24th, 2018 1:30 PM  to  5:00 PM

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Sensor City
31 Russell Street
L3 5LJ
United Kingdom
Delegate fee (£60 + VAT) £ 72.00 + £ 14.40 VAT

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