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http://www.forum-europe.com/Events_Detail.aspx?EID=293

 

13th & 14th October 2009 - Le Châtelain All Suite Hotel, Brussels 

Early Bird Deadline extended by 1 week...
Due to the Summer break, we have had a number of requests to extend the early bird deadline for this event, so you now have until MONDAY 7th SEPTEMBER to register and qualify for a discount of up to €250 off the normal delegate rate!


Online registration available at www.ngt-conference.eu

 

This high-level conference will explore future Next Generation Access (NGA) deployment and look at investment, architecture, implementation and regulation in the context of the current confusion regarding the adoption of the EU's telecom package.
 

Top-level speakers include: 


 

 

 

 

Fabio Colasanti
Director General
DG InfoSoc,
EU Commission

 

 

  Cecilio Madero
Villarejo
     Director Markets
    & Cases, DG
    Competition,
     EU Commission
 

  Lena Hägglöf
   Director & Head of
  IT Policy,
  Swedish Ministry of
  Enterprise, Energy &
Communication

Andrew Haire
Deputy Director-General,
Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore

 

 

 

 

plus many more, including:
Michael Bartholomew, Director, ETNO

 

Kip Meek, Chairman, Broadband Stakeholder Group
Kathleen De Smedt, Member of Board of Directors, FTTH Council Europe
Jos Huigen, Director European Affairs, KPN
Ilsa Godlovitch, Head of Regulatory Affairs, ECTA
Cara Schwarz-Schilling, Head of Section, Internet Economics, BNetzA

Andy Hudson, Head of Spectrum Policy, Vodafone

Lars O. Gustafsson, VP Business Development, Oman Mobile

 

Issues to be covered include:
- The effect of the revised telecom package
- Regulation and the NGA draft recommendations
- NGA investment - what is the right funding balance?
- NGA investment in today's current economic climate
- Transition to universal broadband for all
- NGA Deployment: Interconnection and Access Regulations

- Mobile broadband

Full agenda available online at www.ngt-conference.eu. Alternatively, for more information, please contact Amanda Strevens on amanda.strevens@forum-europe.com / +44 (0) 2920 783021

 

 

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In light of the current situation with regards to the review of the EU telecoms framework, this conference will explore future Next Generation Access deployment. Issues will be explored such as implementation and regulation, shared risk models, and open network access/ network neutrality. Amid the current economic climate, increased government involvement in the roll-out of broadband networks for next-generation access (NGA) networks could imply a variety of regulatory and policy stances. This event will provide a platform for debate for creating the right balance between investment strategies, implementation, possible architectures and implications on services and innovation versus the need for regulation.


Day 1 will focus on the Investment and developing a framework that allows players to maximise the huge potential that NGNs offer. By examining the various regulatory toolsthat are available, it will look at best practices in developing aninvestment friendly environment whilst maintaining a level playingfield.

Day 2 moves on to look at NGA deployment.It will review how the deployment of broadband is likely to emerge andconcepts involved with this including fixed and mobile business modelsand FTTH. How will the infrastructure be implemented and how will thisaffect both existing players and new entrants?

 

 

 

Interested in becoming involved in the event?  Download the sponsorship and exhibitor prospectus here.

 


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