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Jul 27, 2016, 12:45 ET Deutsche Telekom calls on Broadband Forum members to "Collaborate on 'true convergence' of mobile and fixed networks to unlock full potential of 5G"

 As the Broadband Forum held its quarterly meeting in Berlin, Deutsche Telekom's 5G Executive Program Manager Antje Williams called for true...


Jun 02, 2016, 06:17 ET World's leading companies shape the future of Broadband networks

 The Broadband Forum today announced the conclusion of a special three-day meeting held in Atlanta and subsequent agreement of the Board of...


Apr 27, 2016, 09:00 ET Operators outline their visions for the Next Generation Broadband Network at unique Atlanta event

 The Broadband Forum today announced it will host a three-day special meeting in Atlanta where ten of the world's leading service providers, as...


Jan 06, 2016, 11:00 ET Broadband Forum Chairman: "Deploy G.fast right or miss out on unique opportunity to bring showcase technologies at CES to the masses"

Operators need to get G.fast right if they want to take advantage of the huge opportunity available to enable and deliver up-and-coming...


Sep 30, 2015, 05:30 ET Broadband 20/20: a new world of communications

 The Broadband Forum today announced its new Broadband 20/20 vision. The vision is to enable new opportunities for profitable revenue growth by...


Sep 04, 2015, 03:00 ET Broadband Forum Architects an Ultra-fast Future

 Important work that enables service providers in deploying ultra-fast broadband to homes and businesses around the world has been completed by...


Mar 25, 2015, 12:30 ET Ultrafast Broadband Market Impetus Accelerated by New Wave of Broadband Forum G-PON Certification

 As demand for broadband speed accelerates, interoperable solutions must be trusted to be compliant out-of-the-box as a prerequisite for rapid...


Feb 05, 2015, 08:00 ET Operators' Need for Interoperability Drives Broadband Forum's G-PON Certification

As demand for broadband speed accelerates and network operators increasingly look for interoperable solutions for fiber networks, the Broadband...


Apr 09, 2014, 04:00 ET 40 Million New Broadband Subscribers and 14.1% Growth in IPTV Mark a Year of Steady Growth

Year-end figures for broadband and IPTV, published today by the Broadband Forum, show a slowing but steady growth in broadband subscribers with...


Apr 08, 2014, 09:15 ET G.fast To Be Major Factor In European Union 2020 Vision For Broadband Penetration, Says Broadband Forum

G.fast is a technology that is yet to be fully realized by the industry, but is set to emerge as a major solution for service providers looking to...


Mar 13, 2014, 06:28 ET The Era Of The Software Defined Operator Is Here - Deutsche Telekom Tells Broadband Forum

 Simplification of IP, coupled with NFV and SDN, is creating the Software Defined Operator – a new model for service providers needing to...


Dec 03, 2013, 12:42 ET European Telecom Leaders Keynote at Broadband Forum Meeting

The Broadband Forum (BBF) was privileged to start its fourth quarter 2013 meeting in Rome, Italy with keynotes from Constantijn van Oranje, Head of...