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About InterConnect Communications

News and Events

This section of our website is intended to keep visitors informed on the latest news and events concerning InterConnect Communications. We regularly participate at industry conferences and other events and details will be added here as they arise, together with specific press releases.

News Releases

InterConnect Internet Governance Experts Attend ICANN 56 (Helsinki 27 - 30 June 2016)

Mark McFadden, Maria Farrell and Stacie Walsh of our Internet Infrastructure and Governance team are in Helsinki this week attending ICANN 56. The team holds technical and policy expertise across the domain name ecosystem including DNSSEC, specialised TLD implementation and IPv6 transition. If you are interested in our work or learning more about us, we are happy to talk any time this week.

InterConnect Internet Governance Experts Speak at EuroDIG 2016 (Brussels 9-10 June 2016)

Maria Farrell, Senior Consultant, will be speaking on a panel session on "The IoT – A Sustainable Way Forward" at EuroDIG 2016. The panel is at 17:00 on Thursday 9 June. Stacie Walsh, Consultant, is on the panel’s planning committee and has been awarded an ISOC fellowship for the event.

InterConnect to Speak at 11th Annual European Spectrum Management Conference (23 June 2016)

InterConnect's Spectrum and Wireless team, led by Davood Molkdar, is attending the 11th Annual European Spectrum Management Conference in Brussels (22 - 23 June 2016). InterConnect is a Silver Sponsor of the event and Davood is participating in a key Panel Discussion on "Developing a spectrum strategy to ensure Europe maximizes the potential of 5G".

InterConnect Experts Speak at 7th Annual Internet of Things European Conference (18 May 2016)

Experts from InterConnect's Internet Infrastructure and Governance team, Mark McFadden and Stacie Walsh, are attending the 7th Annual Internet of Things European Conference in Brussels (18 - 19 May 2016). InterConnect is a Silver Sponsor of the event and Mark McFadden will deliver a keynote Opening Presentation on "Making Sense of IoT Standards".

InterConnect Internet Governance Experts to Attend ICANN55 in Marrakech (16 Feb 2016)

InterConnect's Internet Governance and Policy consulting team, Maria Farrell and Stacie Walsh, will be attending ICANN55 in Marrakech this March. Maria was recently a councillor on the Generic Names Supporting Organization and a member of staff at ICANN while Stacie is a member of the Registration Directory Service Policy Development Process Working Group.

Both consultants are will be attending the meeting from Monday 7th through Thursday 10th of March and will be happy to meet with those interested in our work.

Stacie Walsh Joins InterConnect's Internet Governance Team (10 Feb 2016)

InterConnect is excited to welcome Stacie Walsh onto the Internet Infrastructure and Governance consulting team. Stacie, who completed her Master’s in Media and Communication Governance at the London School of Economics, joins InterConnect from Global Partners Digital where she worked to de-mystify complex Internet Governance issues for the public and engage civil society in open processes.

She brings a rounded background in policy and regulatory analysis, jurisdictional issues, and human rights protection along with years of project management experience.

Her areas of expertise are cybersecurity policy and data protection regulation. Stacie is also a member of ICANN and presented her research at ICANN54 as part of the NextGen @ICANN program.

InterConnect Adds Spectrum and Network Dimensioning Tool to its Spectrum Services (3 Feb 2016)

InterConnect has launched its Spectrum and Network Dimensioning Tool as a new service to enhance its spectrum demand analysis capability for Regulators and Mobile operators.

For more information, visit our Spectrum and Network Dimensioning page.

InterConnect Adds Spectrum Valuation Analysis Tool to Support its Spectrum Services (30 July 2015)

InterConnect has undertaken consulting projects to determine spectrum values for mobile bands in many countries and has now developed and enhanced its existing tools and databases of spectrum data to create the http://www.icc-uk.com/spectrum-pricing-tool.php

For more information, visit our Spectrum Valuation and Pricing pages.

Conferences and Events

InterConnect to Speak at Telecom Law and Regulation Forum, Oman (March 2015)

InterConnect is speaking at the Telecom Law and Regulation Forum, organised by the TRA Oman, 13th – 15th April 2015. The event will focus on ways to address changes in the telecom landscape, including security and cyber crime.

InterConnect is presenting three sessions during the event:

  • Implications of Carrier Grade NAT and Other Intermediary Technologies on Law Enforcement, Privacy and Public Policy (Mark McFadden)
  • Mobile Devices Security Management (Davood Molkdar)
  • Marketing Opportunities and Privacy Issues with the Use of Wireless Technologies to Capture User Information (Davood Molkdar)

More information on the event is available on the TRA Oman website.

InterConnect Introduces Two New Courses to its Internet Portfolio (March 2015)

InterConnect is pleased to announce two new courses to its Internet portfolio after the launch of the Internet Governance and Policy course in 2014. The new courses cover Internet Security and Privacy and Internet Addressing, Naming and Routing. Both courses run in June 2015. For more information, visit the TRMC and Training section of our website.

2015 Course Dates for TRMC Announced (March 2015)

InterConnect's full 2015 TRMC schedule is now available! Our first course, the Master Class in Internet Governance and Policy, takes place 25 - 29 May 2015. All courses have been reviewed and updated with new courses coming through the year. For more information, visit the TRMC and Training section of our website.

Would you like InterConnect to speak at your event? Looking for industry comment?

If you are preparing a conference programme and would like one of InterConnect's consultants to present a session or perhaps lead a workshop group, or would like industry comment on a specific topic, please contact Brian Aitken who will be happy to discuss this with you.