History 2012

Welcome to the history page of the Ultra-fast Broadband Seminar 2012. On this page you can see the program of the UFBB seminar 2012.

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Day 1 – June 4 2012 – Regulation and policy

08:45 Coffee and registration
09:00 Welcome and introduction, Erik Peeters, Director of Innovation Vital ICT Infrastructures, TNO
09:05 Opening, Chairman Robin Mersh, CEO Broadband Forum

European Policy and Regulation
09:35 DSL and the Digital Agenda for Europe, Wolter Lemstra, Delft University of Technology
10:05 European policy and regulation towards NGA networks, Reinhard Laroy, BEREC
10:40 Morning Break
11:10 Regulatory developments in NGA networks in Denmark, Lars Jensen, the Danish Business Authority
11:45 Vectoring in the Netherlands, Gerard Boogert, OPTA
12:20 Lunch

Case studies from European operators
13:35 VULA status: the Austrian example, Martin Merka, A1
14:10 Case study Belgium, Wim De Rynck, Belgacom
14:45 KPN view on vectoring, Frank Fleuren, KPN
15:20 Afternoon Break

Developments in Access Technologies
15:50 Overview access developments: Fiber, Copper, HFC (coax), Herman Pals, TNO
16:25 Panel discussion: Access Developments and Regulation implications
17:00 Wrap up
17:30 Drinks at the hotel lounge

Day 2 – June 5 2012 – DSL developments

08:15 Coffee and registration
09:00 Update standards and broadband markets, Chairman Robin Mersh, CEO Broadband Forum

The future of DSL
09:30 Non-stop Copper Evolution: FTTdp and G.fast, Dong Wei, Huawei
10:05 Fiber to the DP: A System Perspective, Richard Goodson, ADTRAN
10:40 Morning Break
11:10 G.fast industry progress overview, Rob van den Brink, 4GBB consortium/TNO
11:45 Panel discussion: Towards 2020 with copper
12:20 Lunch

DSL Quality and Stability
13:35 Metallic testing and DQM – a progress update from the Broadband Forum, Kevin Foster, Broadband Forum
14:10 Improving bitrates, stability and customer experience in TDC´s DSL network, Keld Skov, TDC
14:45 Delivering DSL Service Assurance, Igor Tkachov, Aware
15:20 Afternoon Break
15:50 QoS/QoE on VDSL2. SRA and G.INP field trial results, Piotr Meuś, Orange Labs Poland

Demonstrations and pitches
16:25 2 min company introduction pitches
17:00 Demo session

Evening program
18:30 Boat trip to from hotel restaurant
19:00 Dinner in Leiden Center

Day 3 – June 6 2012 – DSL developments

8:30 Coffee
9:00 Opening remarks, Chairman Robin Mersh, CEO Broadband Forum

Reaching more customers with DSL
9:15 Vectoring and MIMO for Metro Cell Backhaul, Hossam Salib, Positron
9:50 Loop Qualification: Enabling IPTV coverage extension, Harrie van de Vlag, TNO + Dennis François, KPN
10:25 The case for self install VDSL2 and UK standards update, Kevin Foster, BT
11:00 Morning Break

Vectoring developments
11:30 Full cancellation: vectoring for real world deployments, Nick Sands, Ikanos
12:05 Vectoring Coexistence: Unvectored Services and Unbundled Environments, Marc Goldburg, ASSIA
12:40 Lunch
13:55 Real-world vectoring experience, Paul Spruyt, Alcatel-Lucent

Boosting Bandwidth in the presence of crosstalk
14:30 Micro-Interruptions – A Review and Their Impact on Vectoring, Kenneth S. Schneider , Telebyte
15:05 VDSL2 and crosstalk in the Belgacom network, Kurt Coulier + co presenter, Belgacom
15:40 Afternoon Break
16:10 Understanding Crosstalk and its impact on vectoring, Bas van den Heuvel, TNO
16:45 Panel discussion: Boosting DSL bandwidth
17:00 Wrap up