History 2016

Welcome to the history page of the Ultra-fast Broadband Seminar 2016. On this page you can see the program of the UFBB seminar 2016.

You can also check the 2016 sponsors and operators.

2016 Meeting Report

Market, Policy and Technology Regulation

8:00 Coffee and registration
9:00 Welcome to the Netherland’s Home of Telecom Ingrid van Engelshoven Deputy Mayor City of The Hague
9:05 Opening address Arnold Stokking Managing Director Industry TNO
9:15 Word from the chairman of the day Robin Mersh CEO Broadband Forum
9:25 Broadband Networks for a Gigabit Society Mário Romão Public Policy EU Intel Corporation
9:55 Access and Investment: a preliminary analysis of the impact of regulation on outcomes in ultrafast broadband Ilsa Godlovitch Director, WIK-Consult Brussels office WIK
10:25 Coffee Break
10:55 Another approach to investing in FTTH infrastructure Randolf Nijsse Managing Partner CIF
11:25 Connected Strategy from a cable operators perspective.
Evolving towards ALL-IP services and Smart Home in a multi utility environment
Bart van Remortel Product Development Smart Homes and IPTV DELTA NV
11:55 5G: friend or foe for FTTH Rupert Wood Research Director Analysys Mason
12:25 Lunch
Special session 13:55- 14:25 Winners of the European Broadband Award 2015
13:55 Structural separation in the incumbent network: a key in successful FTTH roll-out Edo Kweldam Managing Director CAI Harderwijk
14:10 Bridging Lithuania’s digital divide Gediminas Šečkus Head of Legal Unit Placiajuostis internetas
14:25 Stokab – an open dark fibre network that stimulates competition and innovation Per-Olof Gustafsson  Deputy CEO Stokab
14:40 Solving license-free band congestion needs multi-operator cooperation Jan de Nijs Senior Consultant TNO
15:10 Break
15:40 Ofcom’s Strategic Review of Digital Communications: Promoting Competition and investment Ed Leighton Principal of Strategy and Policy OFCOM
16:10 Panel discussion on the Gigabit Connected Consumer
17:00 Word from the chairman of the day Robin Mersh CEO Broadband Forum

Fixed Access – Technical Innovations

8:00 Coffee and registration
9:00 Word from the chairman of the day Kevin Foster Chairman CEO Broadband Forum
9:10 Building your fiber broadband business case with copper Paul Spruyt Principal DSL Strategist Nokia
9:55 Certification and Interoperability Progress at the Broadband Forum Tom Starr President Broadband Forum
10:25 Coffee Break
10:55 Live demonstration of ID-337 and G.fast in a real world test environment David Bessonen  G.fast product line manager  Telebyte
11:25 Establishing G.fast deployment rules Hubert Mariotte DSL expert Orange
11:55 Software defined access, the key to simplifying Ultra-broadband deployment Ronan Kelly CTO, EMEA&APAC ADTRAN
12:25 Lunch
13:55 2 minute sales pitches Sponsors Various
14:15 Operational and strategical challenges of access innovation Jan Meester

Dennis Francois

Development Manager

Strategist

 KPN
15:00 Challenges of High Speed Broadband Deployment in Malaysia Wan Razli Head of Digital Communications Lab Telekom Malaysia R&D
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Orange Poland experience from the latest fixed access developments and Drop Line Agnostic concept Robert Staniszewski Head of Access Technology R&D Unit Orange Poland
16:30 Demo session & exhibition visit

EXFO
EXFO will be showing their latest G.fast network testing solution that is perfect for setup, installation and troubleshooting applications during trial, pilot and deployment phases. The live demonstration will involve a sync test with an outline of the tester’s data analysis and output capability.

AVM
Innovation within a beaten path: AVM’s x DSL implementation

Attema

A practical way to realize your in home network.

Adtran

Demo of G.fast over coax using DTA (Dynamic Time Assignment)

TNO

Spocs and Coco demo.

17:25 End of demo session Transfer to social event*
17:45 Social Event

Fixed Access – Technical Innovations

8:30 Coffee and registration
9:00 Word from the chairman of the day Robin Mersh CEO Broadband Forum
9:10 Outlook and current status of DSL and G.fast standards Frank Van der Putten Rapporteur study group 15, Q4/15 ITU-T
9:40 SELT for G.fast: Facilitating customer self-install and line management Massimo Sorbara Senior Director, technical standards Qualcomm
10:10 Coffee Break
10:40 Gfast Trial and Deployment issues Gerald Clerckx Head of fixed access A1 Telekom Austria
11:10 G.fast experience John MacDonald Senior expert BT
11:40 G.fast: first experiences from the field Peggy Stergiou and Andreas Thoeny Access development Swisscom
12:20 Lunch
13:50 Understanding the dual-slope effect in crosstalk (EL-FEXT) Rob van den Brink Senior Scientist TNO
14:35 PLC to copper access network interferences Benoit Kaivers Manager Broadband Technologies AVM
15:05 Coffee Break
15:35 Copper backhauling for remote nodes: Proximus concept and field trial results Alain Cooreman expert Proximus
16:05 Benefits of multi-topology Network Migration Planning Daniel Worm Scientist TNO
16:35 Panel Discussion
17:20 Informal reception
18:20 End of DSL Technical Sessions

Broadband Home Advances

8:00 Coffee and registration
9:00 Word from the chairman of the day Duncan Bees VP DLNA
9:20 Operator view on wireless in-home networks John Blake Expert engineer in-home Ziggo
9:50 So you have ultra-fast broadband. Now what? Jason Walls Director Broadband User Services WA QA Cafe
10:20 Coffee Break
10:50 Coax capabilities + in-home challenges Ferry Tadema and Barend de Lange Capacity & Service management Delta NV
11:20 Requirements for carrier-grade OpenWRT Wojtek Makowski CTO SoftAtHome
11:50 Creating Efficient Broadband Converged Access and Home Area Networks using Optical Fibre Technologies Ton Koonen Professor Eindhoven University of Technology
12:20 How to realize in-home connectivity today Sjouke Kooistra Export Manager Attema
12:35 Lunch
14:05 2 min sales pitch session
14:25 New use cases for multimedia interoperability in the home Olivier Carmona Board member DLNA DLNA
14:55 In Home Networking challenges, focus on wifi, CPE,LAN and other home issues Steen Garbers Enevolsen Head of Department, Net R&D Fullrate
15:25 Intelligent in-home network monitoring Teun van der Veen Senior Consultant TNO
15:55 Panel discussion
16:25 Wrap-up by chairman of the day
+ June 27th

Market, Policy and Technology Regulation

8:00 Coffee and registration
9:00 Welcome to the Netherland’s Home of Telecom Ingrid van Engelshoven Deputy Mayor City of The Hague
9:05 Opening address Arnold Stokking Managing Director Industry TNO
9:15 Word from the chairman of the day Robin Mersh CEO Broadband Forum
9:25 Broadband Networks for a Gigabit Society Mário Romão Public Policy EU Intel Corporation
9:55 Access and Investment: a preliminary analysis of the impact of regulation on outcomes in ultrafast broadband Ilsa Godlovitch Director, WIK-Consult Brussels office WIK
10:25 Coffee Break
10:55 Another approach to investing in FTTH infrastructure Randolf Nijsse Managing Partner CIF
11:25 Connected Strategy from a cable operators perspective.
Evolving towards ALL-IP services and Smart Home in a multi utility environment
Bart van Remortel Product Development Smart Homes and IPTV DELTA NV
11:55 5G: friend or foe for FTTH Rupert Wood Research Director Analysys Mason
12:25 Lunch
Special session 13:55- 14:25 Winners of the European Broadband Award 2015
13:55 Structural separation in the incumbent network: a key in successful FTTH roll-out Edo Kweldam Managing Director CAI Harderwijk
14:10 Bridging Lithuania’s digital divide Gediminas Šečkus Head of Legal Unit Placiajuostis internetas
14:25 Stokab – an open dark fibre network that stimulates competition and innovation Per-Olof Gustafsson  Deputy CEO Stokab
14:40 Solving license-free band congestion needs multi-operator cooperation Jan de Nijs Senior Consultant TNO
15:10 Break
15:40 Ofcom’s Strategic Review of Digital Communications: Promoting Competition and investment Ed Leighton Principal of Strategy and Policy OFCOM
16:10 Panel discussion on the Gigabit Connected Consumer
17:00 Word from the chairman of the day Robin Mersh CEO Broadband Forum
+ June 28th

Fixed Access – Technical Innovations

8:00 Coffee and registration
9:00 Word from the chairman of the day Kevin Foster Chairman CEO Broadband Forum
9:10 Building your fiber broadband business case with copper Paul Spruyt Principal DSL Strategist Nokia
9:55 Certification and Interoperability Progress at the Broadband Forum Tom Starr President Broadband Forum
10:25 Coffee Break
10:55 Live demonstration of ID-337 and G.fast in a real world test environment David Bessonen  G.fast product line manager  Telebyte
11:25 Establishing G.fast deployment rules Hubert Mariotte DSL expert Orange
11:55 Software defined access, the key to simplifying Ultra-broadband deployment Ronan Kelly CTO, EMEA&APAC ADTRAN
12:25 Lunch
13:55 2 minute sales pitches Sponsors Various
14:15 Operational and strategical challenges of access innovation Jan Meester

Dennis Francois

Development Manager

Strategist

 KPN
15:00 Challenges of High Speed Broadband Deployment in Malaysia Wan Razli Head of Digital Communications Lab Telekom Malaysia R&D
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Orange Poland experience from the latest fixed access developments and Drop Line Agnostic concept Robert Staniszewski Head of Access Technology R&D Unit Orange Poland
16:30 Demo session & exhibition visit

EXFO
EXFO will be showing their latest G.fast network testing solution that is perfect for setup, installation and troubleshooting applications during trial, pilot and deployment phases. The live demonstration will involve a sync test with an outline of the tester’s data analysis and output capability.

AVM
Innovation within a beaten path: AVM’s x DSL implementation

Attema

A practical way to realize your in home network.

Adtran

Demo of G.fast over coax using DTA (Dynamic Time Assignment)

TNO

Spocs and Coco demo.

17:25 End of demo session Transfer to social event*
17:45 Social Event
+ June 29th

Fixed Access – Technical Innovations

8:30 Coffee and registration
9:00 Word from the chairman of the day Robin Mersh CEO Broadband Forum
9:10 Outlook and current status of DSL and G.fast standards Frank Van der Putten Rapporteur study group 15, Q4/15 ITU-T
9:40 SELT for G.fast: Facilitating customer self-install and line management Massimo Sorbara Senior Director, technical standards Qualcomm
10:10 Coffee Break
10:40 Gfast Trial and Deployment issues Gerald Clerckx Head of fixed access A1 Telekom Austria
11:10 G.fast experience John MacDonald Senior expert BT
11:40 G.fast: first experiences from the field Peggy Stergiou and Andreas Thoeny Access development Swisscom
12:20 Lunch
13:50 Understanding the dual-slope effect in crosstalk (EL-FEXT) Rob van den Brink Senior Scientist TNO
14:35 PLC to copper access network interferences Benoit Kaivers Manager Broadband Technologies AVM
15:05 Coffee Break
15:35 Copper backhauling for remote nodes: Proximus concept and field trial results Alain Cooreman expert Proximus
16:05 Benefits of multi-topology Network Migration Planning Daniel Worm Scientist TNO
16:35 Panel Discussion
17:20 Informal reception
18:20 End of DSL Technical Sessions
+ June 30th

Broadband Home Advances

8:00 Coffee and registration
9:00 Word from the chairman of the day Duncan Bees VP DLNA
9:20 Operator view on wireless in-home networks John Blake Expert engineer in-home Ziggo
9:50 So you have ultra-fast broadband. Now what? Jason Walls Director Broadband User Services WA QA Cafe
10:20 Coffee Break
10:50 Coax capabilities + in-home challenges Ferry Tadema and Barend de Lange Capacity & Service management Delta NV
11:20 Requirements for carrier-grade OpenWRT Wojtek Makowski CTO SoftAtHome
11:50 Creating Efficient Broadband Converged Access and Home Area Networks using Optical Fibre Technologies Ton Koonen Professor Eindhoven University of Technology
12:20 How to realize in-home connectivity today Sjouke Kooistra Export Manager Attema
12:35 Lunch
14:05 2 min sales pitch session
14:25 New use cases for multimedia interoperability in the home Olivier Carmona Board member DLNA DLNA
14:55 In Home Networking challenges, focus on wifi, CPE,LAN and other home issues Steen Garbers Enevolsen Head of Department, Net R&D Fullrate
15:25 Intelligent in-home network monitoring Teun van der Veen Senior Consultant TNO
15:55 Panel discussion
16:25 Wrap-up by chairman of the day