Optimising Access Networks For Gigabit Futures

A Strategic Conference

 

10 - 11 April, Brussels

 

 

 

 

What is Gigabit Access 2018

 

The 4th annual Gigabit Access conference helps operators to understand how to develop their networks with emerging and disruptive technologies, and deliver the right technology mix for your situation.
 

We'll look at the improvement of access networks and the opportunities of next generation access technologies such as SD-WAN, NG-PON2 and LTE. All to provide your consumer with efficient, reliable and cost-effective gigabit access.

We provide the industry with a platform to come together, explore opportunities, meet potential partners and learn from global best practice. 

 

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2018 Key Speakers

 

  • André Beijen at Gigabit Access 2018
    André Beijen
    Head of Network Innovation
    KPN
    Micha Berger at Gigabit Access 2018
    Micha Berger
    CTO
    Telenet Group
  • Konstantinos Chalkiotis at Gigabit Access 2018
    Konstantinos Chalkiotis
    VP Mobile Access
    Deutsche Telekom
    Steve Collins at Gigabit Access 2018
    Steve Collins
    CTO
    NetComm Wireless
  • Bruno Cornaglia at Gigabit Access 2018
    Bruno Cornaglia
    Fixed Access Manager
    Vodafone
    Boris Drilo at Gigabit Access 2018
    Boris Drilo
    CTO
    Hrvatski Telekom
  • Kevin Paige at Gigabit Access 2018
    Kevin Paige
    Chief Technology and Information Officer
    Manx Telecom
    Geert Standaert at Gigabit Access 2018
    Geert Standaert
    CTO
    Proximus
  • Antonis Tzortzakakis at Gigabit Access 2018
    Antonis Tzortzakakis
    Chief Officer Broadband Unit & B2B
    WIND Hellas Telecommunications S.A.
    Andrei Ershov at Gigabit Access 2018
    Andrei Ershov
    Chief Executive Officer
    MGTS

 

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VIP Passes Available

 

Fixed Access Network teams from operators can apply for conference guest passes*.

Limited number available & must be applied for in advance

 

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3 Key Panel Sessions You Simply Can't Miss

 

Investment strategies for a fibre future

  • Maximising RoI on the road to full fibre
  • How can operators make fibre economics make sense?
  • Competition & demand dynamics
  • GPON deployment challenges and opportunities
  • How do copper technologies including xDSL and G.fast, as well as DOCSIS 3.x, fit into fibre strategies?

Geert Standaert, CTO, Proximus
Andrei Ershov, CEO, MGTS
Yves Bellego, Group Director, Technical and Network Strategy, Orange

 

NG-PON2, XGS-PON, XG-PON: Building scalable GPON networks

  • What is the best route after GPON?
  • Deploying fibre now with next-generation networks in mind
  • Is there a ‘one-size-fits-all’ technology for next-generation PON?
  • Standards, testing & certification

Bruno Cornaglia, Fixed Access Manager, Vodafone Group
Trevor Linney, Head of Access Network Research, BT
Eugene Dai, Principle Architect, Transport & Access Networks, Cox Communications

 

Fixed Wireless: The new standard for broadband?

  • The role of fixed wireless in the multi-technology mix
  • The business case for FWA
  • Overcoming the spectrum challenge
  • A step towards GPON or a long-term competitor?
  • The role of 5G in future access 

Vesa-Pekka Nikula, CTO, Elisa
Marek Ruzicka, CTO, O2 Czech Republic
Konstantinos Chalkiotis, VP Mobile Access, Deutsche Telekom
Moderator: Steve Collins, CTO, NetComm Wireless

 

 

 

Past Sponsors Include

 

 

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

An Outstanding Opportunity

 

We connect our sponsors with new partners and prospects.

This is your opportunity to highlight your gigabit access solutions and share your expertise with potential customers.

 

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