China electronics giant Huawei continues to solidify its place as a global broadband leader with no fewer than five shortlisted nominations in the Broadband Awards 2016. Huawei joins players such as ADTRAN, BT, ZTE, Nokia, Vodafone, Telefonica and Orange … Continue reading Broadband Awards name BT, Huawei and Nokia among shortlist
Broadband World Forum, the annual recognised event for executives in the sector, attracts over 5,000 visitors from all over the world during its three days in London. And yet last year, only 14% of our attendees were female. To put … Continue reading Why do so few women attend industry events like Broadband World Forum?
Brexit has hardly been out of the news since the referendum and although it will take time for the UK to negotiate terms for their exit from the EU, telecoms isn’t the only market wondering what this will mean … Continue reading Will Brexit lead to a deviation from EU telecoms rules for UK?
Written by: Emma Hosgood, Portfolio Manager, Broadband World Forum
This week I was invited to an event run by Speaker’s Corner, with the theme “Data, Design & Disruption”. The unique speaking line-up included Google’s former MD Dan Cobley, Ogilvy Labs’ Creative Lab Technologist Gemma Milne, and Channel 4’s cybersecurity expert Geoff White.
I recently met with SmartThings, at their funky office space by Moorgate. If you haven’t heard about them yet (which I think is highly unlikely) then check them out. Their website has a great short video on what the future … Continue reading Why Telcos should be WINNING in the Connected Home Market
We recently asked the Broadband World Series Community what they wanted at BBWF this year and in case you missed the results, you can download them here. Each year we carry out extensive research with both operators and vendors within … Continue reading Broadband World Forum Community: 2016 Opinion Poll
I was at the very timely Digital Regulation Forum in London this week and discussions were heating up. I was eagerly listening to a panel of senior policy directors from KPN, Vodafone, ECTA, Ofcom and TeliaSonera (or Telia should I say) … Continue reading “Structural separation may seem a logical solution for competition but won’t necessarily get the best outcomes for consumers or quality of services”
Guest blog post: Rajiv Weragama, Engineer – Service Assurance, Sri Lanka Telecom PLC In early days Sri Lanka was well known for its unspoiled natural beauty, endemic wild life, incomparable hospitality, rich and diverse culture full of customs and rituals and much … Continue reading FTTx, LTE, WTTx and Project Loon: The Future Broadband Evolution of Sri Lanka
Interview with: Bai Yanmin, VP of ZTE, President of TDD Product line Why do you think MM won the judges’ hearts at Mobile World Congress? I think there are two major aspects: the unique innovation and commercial value. As GSMA … Continue reading Asia Pacing Fast in TD-LTE: Interview with ZTE