Roy Brown, Product Manager, Wireless Broadband, NBN Co Limited

Interview: “Product Manager, Wireless Broadband, NBN Co: “Backhaul links are often underestimated in capital constrained environments.”

Backhaul links are often underestimated in capital constrained environments. The long lead times required for effective planning of backhaul capacity mean that return on investment calculations can be difficult to justify in short investment windows and the network growth modelling must be effective and highly visible to effectively justify backhaul expenditure Continue reading Interview: “Product Manager, Wireless Broadband, NBN Co: “Backhaul links are often underestimated in capital constrained environments.”

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Challenge Africa: How Telkom SA is looking to connect a continent

As the second largest land mass on Earth it’s no surprise that Africa is continent of extremes. Nowhere is this more clearly reflected that in the wide variation of Internet connectivity enjoyed by its inhabitants. While some enjoy the latest in high-speed, fibre connectivity, others remain untouched by any form of radio communications whatsoever. Continue reading Challenge Africa: How Telkom SA is looking to connect a continent

Interview: Director, Fixed Broadband and Bundled Products, Telstra: “Innovation is critical to attracting customers and winning their loyalty.”

In this interview with Stuart Bird, Director, Fixed Broadband and Bundled Products, Telstra, Australia we find out about how Telstra is innovating to attract customers and how it looks to differentiate its products. Continue reading Interview: Director, Fixed Broadband and Bundled Products, Telstra: “Innovation is critical to attracting customers and winning their loyalty.”

Interview: executive director OpenDaylight Project: “SDN and NFV adoption is low because we have major disagreements within the industry.”

Neela Jacques, executive director for the OpenDaylight Project is speaking in the Virtualisation stream on Day Two of the Broadband World Forum, taking place on the 21st – 23rd October 2014 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam. Here she gives us her view on why NFV is being held back and how this can best be resolved. Continue reading Interview: executive director OpenDaylight Project: “SDN and NFV adoption is low because we have major disagreements within the industry.”

CMO, m2ocity, France: “A reliable and cost effective M2M eco-system is.. the key enabler for the smart city.”

Pierre-Yves Senghor, CMO, m2ocity, France is speaking in the Internet of Things track at the Broadband World Forum, taking place on the 21st – 23rd October 2014 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam. Continue reading CMO, m2ocity, France: “A reliable and cost effective M2M eco-system is.. the key enabler for the smart city.”

iBeacons

CEO and Founder, Appflare: “iBeacons are incredibly exciting and are set to revolutionise retail.”

Do you know your iBeacons from your push notifications? In this interview Owen Geddes, CEO & Founder, Appflare, tells us what they’re all about and how they’re one of the early steps that leads to the IoT. Geddes is taking part in a Think Tank debate on IoT at the Broadband World Forum, which is happening from the 21st – 23rd October 2014 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam. Continue reading CEO and Founder, Appflare: “iBeacons are incredibly exciting and are set to revolutionise retail.”

Darren Shenkin, the director of products and propositions at fibre specialists Hyperoptic

Interview: “The broadband critics who claim that FTTH is economically unviable are incorrect.”

Darren Shenkin, the director of products and propositions at fibre specialists Hyperoptic, is taking part in a panel debate on the ROI for increasing broadband speeds, as part of the Access Evolution stream on Day Two of the Broadband World … Continue reading Interview: “The broadband critics who claim that FTTH is economically unviable are incorrect.”

Asad Naveed, General Manager Systems Engineering, PTCL, Pakistan

Interview: General Manager Systems Engineering, PTCL, Pakistan: “As bandwidth demand increases exponentially continual upgrading will be required.”

Asad Naveed, General Manager Systems Engineering, PTCL, Pakistan is worried about bandwidth. In this Q&A we ask him his views about managing data and where he thinks the greatest efficiencies in the network are to be found. To hear from … Continue reading Interview: General Manager Systems Engineering, PTCL, Pakistan: “As bandwidth demand increases exponentially continual upgrading will be required.”

Interview: CTO, Hong Kong Broadband Network: “The fast fibre connection is just part of the value chain.”

Sui-Lun Lo, CTO, Hong Kong Broadband Network is speaking on the subject of “Taking FTTH Speeds to 2Gbps and Beyond” on Day One of the Broadband World Forum is taking place on the 21st – 23rd October 2014 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam. We get a taster of this talk at the event where he tells us how the super-fast is the new normal in Hong Kong and how the expectation of speed is changing the market for incumbents. You already offer high-speed fast fibre connections at HKBN. What’s the next stage for you? The fast fibre … Continue reading Interview: CTO, Hong Kong Broadband Network: “The fast fibre connection is just part of the value chain.”