Cologne, 2 - 3 April 2019

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Apr 209:00
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09:00 Chair’s opening address

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Oliver Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Point Topic
Apr 209:10
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Presentation from Deutsche Glasfaser

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Uwe Nickl, Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Glasfaser
Apr 209:20
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Presentation from Telia Sverige

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Mats Lundback, Chief Technology Officer, Telia Sverige
Apr 209:40
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Strategy and technology for building the next generation network

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  • Exploring the technology mix, from GPON to NFV and SDN
  • Business models for delivering the network of tomorrow
  • The role of wireless and 5G technologies
Moderator: Oliver Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Point Topic
Uwe Nickl, Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Glasfaser
Mats Lundback, Chief Technology Officer, Telia Sverige
Apr 211:30
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Roundtable discussions focussing on strategy, investment and technology for delivering next generation networks

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1. Need for speed or need for service? Optimized home networks as key to customer retention
Moderator: Sebastian Richter, Director Product Creation, devolo
2. The importance of convergence for access networks
Moderator: Helge Tiainen, Business Development Manager, InCoax
Apr 212:10
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Presentation from Nokia

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Stefaan Vanhastel, Head of Fixed Networks Marketing, Nokia
Apr 212:30
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Getting residential Wi-Fi security right

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  • The IoT threat landscape: A view from F-secure labs on how threats have evolved with real world examples
  • How to protect consumers and businesses. The challenges in delivering security. How to overcome them with a simple and seamless customer experience. Find out how this can be easily leveraged by Service Providers to drive ARPU, loyalty & customer satisfaction.
Tom Gaffney, Principal Consultant, F-Secure Corporation
Apr 214:00
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Investment strategies for a fibre future

Gigabit Access 1
- Maximising RoI on the road to full fibre- How can operators make fibre economics make sense?- Competition & demand dynamics- GPON deployment challenges and opportunities- Building now with NG-PON2 in mind
Moderator: Roland Montagne, Principal Analyst And Director Broadband Practice, IDATE DigiWorld
Christof Sommerberg, Director, Regulation And Public Affairs, Deutsche Glasfaser
Trevor Linney, Head of Openreach Access Technology Research, BT
Luis Alveirinho, Chief Technology Officer, Altice Portugal
Apr 214:00
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The role of fixed wireless in the multi-technology mix

Gigabit Access 2
- The business case for FWA- Overcoming the spectrum challenge- A step towards GPON or a long-term competitor?- Can 5GFWA solve the rural access issue?
Moderator: Jean-Luc Lemmens, Head Of The Media And Telecom Business Unit, IDATE DigiWorld
Jan Hruska, Chief Technology Officer, O2 Czech Republic
Michael Martin, Director, Radio, Transport And Service Management, Sunrise Communications
Gulay Yardim, Head of Radio Network and 5G R and D Units, Turkcell Communication Services Inc
Apr 214:00
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How is the rise of virtualisation technologies changing our understanding of access networks?

Networks 4.0
- SDN, NFV & the access network- Virtualisation business models in the access context- Managing the next generation network- Delivering new revenues- Vendor interoperability
Robert Soukup, Head of Program Access 4.0, Deutsche Telekom
Matteo Gatta, Director of Technology Strategy and Innovation, Proximus
Wolfgang Fleischer, Head Of Network Function Virtualization, A1 Telekom Austria
Apr 214:40
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Presentation from COMSOF

Gigabit Access 1
Raf Meersman, Chief Executive Officer, Comsof
Apr 215:00
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Strategy and technology for gigabit cable

Gigabit Access 2
- Can DOCSIS 3.1 and HFC be a long-term competitor for GPON?- Scaling HFC networks- Is transitioning from DOCSIS to GPON essential to remain competitive?
Wolf Osthaus, Senior Vice President Regulatory and Public Policy, Unitymedia
John Louwerse, John Louwerse, HFC Architecture, Network & Technology – Fixed Access & HFC, VodafoneZiggo
Bart Acke, Chief Engineer, Telenet
Apr 215:00
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Revolutionising your business services with SD-WAN

Networks 4.0
- Building the SD-WAN network- SaaS
Moderator: Massimo Fatato, Managing Partner, Next Gen Networks, Cartesian
Waseem Akhtar, Director, Future Networks And Hybrid Cloud, BT
Marcus Hacke, Managing Director, ngena
Apr 215:20
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Innovative business models for FTTH rollouts

Gigabit Access 1
Moderator: Jaume Fornos, Strategy Manager, Cartesian
Mikael Sandberg, Chairman, VX Fiber
Clayton Nash, Head of Products, CityFibre
David Cullen, Director - Regulation and Policy, ITS Technology Group Ltd
Apr 215:40
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Technology for Fiber Deep Access Extension

Gigabit Access 2
- Fiber Deep (FTTH) in-building challenge’s- Re-use in-building coaxial network for Fiber Deep Extension- Evolving MoCA home networking to multi-gigabit access technology- MoCA Access 2.5 MAC / PHY features- Providing Multi-Service Broadband network for: - Residential services - Business services - Wholesale services - Fixed 5G residential and business services
Helge Tiainen, Business Development Manager, InCoax
Apr 217:00
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The role of 5G in gigabit futures

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  • What impact will 5G have on access architectures?
  • Understanding convergence and its impact on fixed access
  • The role of NG-PON2 in the 5G future
Rajesh Yadav, Chief Network Architect, Verizon
Apr 217:40
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17:40 Chair’s closing remarks

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Oliver Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Point Topic

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Apr 309:10
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How are emerging technologies changing our understanding of access architectures?

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  • The role of technologies including AI, SDN and NFV in network management
  • Business models for deploying emerging technologies
Apr 311:30
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Roundtable discussions focussing on strategy, investment and technology for deploying software in the network

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Apr 312:30
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Fast, reliable, intelligent: How innovative home networking solutions help retain customers

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Weak WiFi connections or "dead zones" without coverage at all are a horror for customers. They want to go online everywhere, in the living room, in the kitchen or in the basement. But often it's not about top speeds, but about ensuring that the services customers subscribed for really are available where they are needed. A strong performance level is therefore often more important than peak rates. In his presentation, Sebastian Richter explains why intelligent home networking solutions that combine top speed, reliable coverage and intelligent network management are key – and can actively increase customer loyalty.
Sebastian Richter, Director Product Creation, devolo
Apr 314:00
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Delivering gigabit speeds throughout the home

Gigabit Access 2
- Strategies and technologies for delivering gigabit speeds throughout the home- The importance of in-home speeds for customer retention
Moderator: Livia Rosu, Marketing Chair And Board Member, HomeGrid Forum
Beat Hangartner, Senior Product Manager, Swisscom
Sebastian Richter, Director Product Creation, devolo
Ollivier Courtel, Head of Home Devices, Orange
Paul Palmer, Director, Business Development And Consumer Business Unit, F-Secure
Apr 314:00
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Building the self-optimising network with AI

Networks 4.0
- Understanding AI network architectures- Can AI truly deliver the self-optimising network?- SONs
Jukka-Pekka Salmenkaita, Director, AI & Machine Learning, Elisa
Oliver Holschke, Project And Architecture Lead, Strategic Research And Development Projects, Deutsche Telekom
Apr 315:00
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Gigabit networks and the service layer

Gigabit Access 2
- What does the gigabit service offering look like?- Exploring emerging products and services and theirbandwidth requirements- Pricing and positioning of gigabit offers- How are emerging services such as IoT, Smart Home, VR and IPTV changing demands on access networks
Angel Campos Martinez, Fixed Access Engineering Principal Manager, Vodafone
Syed Hasnain, Senior Planning and Design Engineer, du
Apr 315:00
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Driving network efficiency with distributed access architectures

Networks 4.0
- Understand how DAA can deliver efficiencies and reduce OPEX- Managing rocketing bandwidth demand
last published: 15/Feb/19 16:35 GMT