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George Negrescu

George is an accomplished Senior Broadband Architect with an impressive portfolio, including pivotal roles in Geo Networks’ Welsh Broadband Plan and crafting the technical specifications for DCMS’s BDUK contract. He has been instrumental in shaping the infrastructure landscape  at City Fibre and Geo Networks. His expertise extends to recent contributions at F&W Networks, Airband, and Vodafone, where George has continued to drive innovation and excellence in broadband architecture. At Digital First, he serves as a specialist technical advisor and consultant, leveraging his in-depth knowledge to support LFFN and 5G bids, enhancing business case development, and ensuring technical project integrity.

George founded George Black Consult, a Telecom construction enterprise that has made significant strides in the industry since 2017. His firm has successfully delivered over 12,000 FTTP connections, showcasing its versatility across diverse settings from the rural expanses of Scotland to London’s dense urban landscape. A visionary in integrating complex cross-technology projects, including IoT, 5G, and OSS/BSS, George’s unique blend of project management and technological acumen sets him apart.

A respected voice at public forums like the World Broadband Forum, George’s educational background includes a Computer Science degree and an MBA from Sheffield University, underscoring his holistic understanding of the sector. His passion for telecommunications and commitment to advancing broadband infrastructure underscore his role as a key influencer in the field.

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