History 2014

Welcome to the history page of the Ultra-fast Broadband Seminar 2014. On this page you can see the program of the UFBB seminar 2014.

You can also check the 2014 attending operators.

Day 1 – Monday 16 June 2014 – Policy, Regulation and Market

  • 08.00 Coffee and registration
  • 09.00 Opening ceremony, Erik Fledderus, Managing Director, TNO Information Society
  • 09.10 Chair’s welcome, Robin Mersh, CEO, Broadband Forum
  • 09.30 Keynote: Achieving the objectives of the digital agenda for Europe in Italy, Soctt Marcus, Director, WIK-consult
  • 10.00 Regulation in the converged media-internet-telecom value web, Pieter Nooren, Senior consultant, TNO
  • 10.30 Coffee break
  • 11.00 Infrastructure regulation in Portugal, Luis Manica, Head of Broadband Division, ANACOM
  • 11.30 VULA product and vectoring from CO, Wihelm Schramm, Senior advisor, RTR
  • 12.00 Cable regulation in Belgium, Reinhard Laroy, Senior Engineer Broadband and Broadcast, BIPT
  • 12.30 Lunch
  • 14.00 Keynote: Digital Agenda, Tonnie de Koster, Coordination Directorate, DG Connect, EC
  • 14.30 The French National Broadband Plan, Bertrand Vandeputte, Deputy Director, France Très Haut Débit
  • 15.00 Copper vs. Fiber: Vectoring and G Fast bridging the broadband gap in Baden-Württemberg, Michael Reiss, Ministry of Rural affairs and consumer protection Baden-Württemberg
  • 15.30 Coffee break
  • 16.00 Broadband landscape in Malaysia: TM’s perspective, Zakaria Bin Ahmad, general manager, TM Research and Development
  • 16.30 Panel discussion, What mix of technologies and speeds can meet consumer’s digital demands?, Michael Reiss and Reinhard Laroy, moderated by Robin Mersh
  • 17.10 Wrap up by chairman of the day, Robin Mersh, CEO, Broadband Forum
  • 17.25 Informal Drinks

Day 2 – Tuesday 17 June 2014 – DSL Technical Innovations

  • 08.00 Coffee and registration
  • 09.00 DSL technical innovations days overview, Teun van der Veen, Senior Consultant, TNO
  • 09.10 Chair’s welcome, Kevin Foster, GM Architecture, Innovation
    and Engineering, Access and CPE Platforms, BT and Chairman, Broadband Forum
  • 09.30 G.fast Challenges and solutions, Martin Kuipers, ADTRAN
  • 10.00 Swisscom’s path from VDSL2 to G.fast, Andreas Thoeny, Swisscom
  • 10.45 Coffee break
  • 11.15 Vision on G.fast and vectoring and experiences with VDSL2, Andrea Colmegna, IP Backbone technologies manager, Fastweb
  • 11.45 Providing Gigabit broadband access in MDUs using G.hn over existing copper wires in Korea, Chano Gomez, Sr. Staff Manager, Marvell and Senior Architect, KT
  • 12.15 Hybrid FTTH deployment scenario’s, Rob vd Brink, Senior Scientist, TNO
  • 12.45 Lunch
  • 14.15 Access Network Virtualisation, George Ginis, ASSIA
  • 14.45 2 min sales pitches session
  • 15.15 Coffee break
  • 15.45 Finnish operator case study, Antti Salonen, Technology Manager, ELISA
  • 16.15 Wrap up by chairman of the day, Kevin Foster
  • 16.25 Demo session & exhibition visit ¦ Live VDSL2 Vectoring Demo by Telebyte
  • 17.25 Transfer to social event
  • 18.10 Social event & dinner at Madurodam in The Hague

Day 3 – Wednesday 18 June 2014 – DSL Technical Innovations

  • 08.00 Coffee
  • 09.00 Chair’s welcome, Robin Mersh, CEO, Broadband Forum
  • 09.30 G.fast– Expanding VDSL, Complementing FTTH, Massimo Sorbara, Senior
    Director Technical Standards, Ikanos
  • 10.00 Taking G.fast beyond the standard, Paul Spruyt, DSL Strategist, Alcatel-Lucent
  • 10.30 Coffee break
  • 11.00 Crosstalk cancellation for G.fast, Wei Dong, Huawei
  • 11.30 Vectored VDSL2 in Belgium: the real deal, Kurt Coulier and Franky De Smet, Belgacom
  • 12.15 Vectoring deployment at KPN, Jan Meester, Senior Project Manager, KPN
  • 12.45 Lunch
  • 14.15 G.fast and external noise,  Bas van den Heuvel, senior scientist, TNO
  • 14:45 BT’s g.fast trial and PLT impact, John MacDonald, Specialist Technical Consultant, BT
  • 15.15 Planning of Fiber to the Curb using G.Fast  in multiple roll-out scenarios,  Frank Phillipson, senior scientist, TNO
  • 15.30 Panel discussion, How far can we push access and what breakthroughs do we need?, Paul Spruyt, Dong Wei, Kurt Coulier, moderated by Robin Mersh
  • 16.00 Closing drinks
  • 17.00 End program