Stadtwerke-Glasfaser Forum: TRUE Open Access and solutions for the property industry


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Monday, 6 December 2021, 14:00-18.30| Mainz Congress, Mainz

Join us for this special event exclusively for Stadtwerke in conjunction with the conference Connected Germany 2021.

A forum promising an open and honest conversation centred around challenges facing all FTTH actors in the value chain; how to meet the increasing post-pandemic demand for high speed broadband for private, business and public use and navigate waters of the fiber build boom facing Germany the coming years

Sharing their concrete and practical insights for digital infrastructure business models and co-operation based approaches, including Open Access and solutions to bring FTTH all the way to all types of residential homes, our speaker line-up includes:






14:00      Welcome & Presentation by VX Fiber Founder and Chairman Mikael Sandberg: FTTH and Open Access in an international context. The presentation will be held in English.

14:30      Dr. Steffen Häberer from one of Germanys largest law firms, Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH on the TKG Novelle and its main implications and novelties impacting the German fibre industry and rollout.

15:15      Networking coffee break

15:45      Presentation on “the missing piece” of Stadtwerke fiber rollout, the inhouse cabling for MDUs and how to integrate linear TV -Versorgung with Open Access fibre services, by Wolfgang Jäger, Geschäftsführer and co-founder Glasfaser ABC GmbH


16:15      Practical examples of Stadtwerke, city and fiber operator cooperation from Jan Backman at VX Fiber Germany

16:45      Panel discussion and fireside chat moderated by Anrd Janus, Principal at telecommunication consultancy LATUS Consulting AG.

               - Financial models: how to attract and build the right investment partnership
               - Open Access: how can it be achieved in an efficient way as a win-win for all parties
               - Fiber boom Germany: what are the chances and risks over the coming years?
               - Q&A from audience

17:30      Networking drinks


Full List of Speakers


Mikael Sandberg, Gründer, Vorstand, VX Fiber Group

Dr. Steffen Häberer, Partner, Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Jan Backman,  Country Manager Deutschland, VX Fiber GmbH

Wolfgang Jäger, Geschäftsführer, Glasfaser ABC GmbH

Arnd Janus, Principal LATUS Consulting AG

Fabian Bühring , Prokurist und Bereichsleiter, Stadtwerke Neumünster

How to Attend


Sponsored by VX Fiber, this event is free for Stadtwerke attendees.

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