FTTH meeting CTO Panel to discuss opportunities for fibre

Created February 9, 2018
13-15 February 2018, in Valencia, SpainNews and Business

The FTTH Council Europe has announced some details of the forthcoming conference and expo, which takes place next week, 13-15 February 2018, in Valencia, Spain.

Regarding the CTO Panel on February 14th, the announcement says, “Stay ahead of the curve with getting insight into the opportunities and challenges of fibre deployment. Learn from leading CEOs & CTOs how fibre operators and deployers cope with technical challenges and turn them into breakthroughs for cutting-edge technological innovation. Don’t miss Session 5 at the FTTH Conference 2018 – CTO Panel: Opportunities and challenges of fibre deployment.

“Ubiquitous, fibre-based connectivity is the key building block of the Gigabit Society, enabling innovation, new business models and economical and societal change. Don’t miss this chance to get insight into technology, innovative solutions as well as challenges such as bringing fibre to the most rural areas from A-list speakers such as: The session will take place on 14 February – 16:15-17:30.

“Cocktails and Conversations about “Women in Fibre” on 14 February, 17.30 – 18.30
Connect with inspirational and leading women and men to advance gender balance in the digital and fibre sector. Opening remarks by Kevin Martin, Facebook’s Vice-President Mobile and Global Access Policy; Join our bespoke expert Workshops.”

The opening day of the FTTH Conference on 13 February 2018 will be dedicated to the workshops, organised by the FFTH Council’s working committees and leading actors from the technology innovator and operator communities.

Germany after the General Election – getting serious about Gigabit (13 February, 10.00-13.00)
The workshop will reflect on new aspects of the digital/broadband policy in Germany, in particular technology, business models and state aid. A comparison between the Germany and other “copper markets”, such as the UK, Italy or Belgium, will also be presented

How analytics and convergence improve the ROI of FTTH (13 February, 14.00-17.30)
Organised by Comsof, Commscope, Proximus, Real Impact Analytics: “Discover how new analytics solutions and convergence between FTTH, business and wireless markets can support roll-out decisions, drive fibre densification and create significant cost savings.”

Real Rural Rollout – a construction company Story (13 February, 14.00-17.30)
Organised by BAM Infra Telecom, Pysmian, Geostruct. How is an efficient and effective fibre roll-out organised and carried out in a rural area? How are the right materials, tools and technical solutions chosen? Delve into the logistics, engineering and construction elements linked to fibre rural roll-out with leading telecom and technology actors.

The FTTH Conference 2018 will be held at Feria Valencia, Valencia, Spain on 13-15 February 2018. IT is still possible for attendees to save money now by registering for the all-inclusive, best value pass to have full access to the conference, workshops, exhibition, first-class catering and Fibration Night, the fibre party of the year.

The FTTH Council comments, “Don’t miss this perfect opportunity to share knowledge, exchange ideas, get insights about technology, policy and finance and also enjoy a Spanish party with us.”

More information is available at www.ftthcouncil.eu


This article was written
by Matthew Peach

Matthew Peach is a freelance technology journalist specialising in photonics and communications. He has previously worked for several business-to-business publishers, editing a range of high-tech magazines and websites.