Broadband Forum to host Interoperability Pavilion at Broadband World Forum

Sep 05, 2013, 16:19 ET from The Broadband Forum

Staging first ever multi-vendor Vectoring Interoperability Demonstration

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FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Broadband Forum is hosting the 2013 Interoperability Pavilion at the Broadband World Forum, in Amsterdam, held October 22-24, 2013.  This pavilion will be a showcase of some of the latest tools and techniques in G-PON, VDSL2 Vectoring and TR-069 related interoperability and certification, and will highlight companies who are making strides in superfast broadband interoperability and Connected Home management. The Broadband Forum welcomes an amazing group of member companies as Pavilion participants this year; 

Huawei Technologies    
Juniper Networks  
LAN Laboratories 
University of New Hampshire- InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL)

"It is an honor to host this Interoperability Pavilion," said Robin Mersh, CEO of the Broadband Forum.  "With close to twenty years dedicated to building global broadband interoperability and to expediting deployment and industry innovation, this is a perfect opportunity to showcase the Broadband Forum's latest specifications, our members' certification and interoperability success, and to highlight the next stages of innovation being developed at the Forum.  We look forward to sharing an exciting and informative Pavilion with all attendees."

For the first time ever, the UNH-IOL will be organizing a live VDSL2 Vectoring multi-vendor interoperability demonstration in the Pavilion. Through many Broadband Forum private test events, the technology has matured, and we look forward to showing interoperability for this superfast broadband deployment option. Guided tours will be provided throughout the show, highlighting the key technologies being showcased and participating companies will provide presentations on areas they see as the next wave of development.

For further information please contact Brian Dolby on +44 (0) 7899 914168 or Dana Corson on +44 (0) 1636 812152 or send an email to  or

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