Rupert Wood

Principal Analyst

Analysys Mason

Tom Starr

Lead Member of Technical Staff & Chairman

AT&T and The Broadband Forum

Reinhard Laroy

Head of European Regulatory framework in Broadband and Broadcast Networks


Trevor Linney

Access Networks & xDSL Expert


Jeremy Steventon-Barnes

Network Director for Superfast Cornwall


Karin Ahl

President of the Board

FTTH Council Europe

Rob Gallagher

Principal Analst, Head of Broadband & TV Research

Informa Telecoms & Media

Reinhard Scholl

Deputy Director


Thomas Langer


Langer Consulting

Hideaki Kimura

General Manager


Robert Staniszewski

Expert for Strategic Projects

Orange Labs, Telekomunikacja Polska, Poland

Oliver Johnson


Point Topic

Klaus Liechti

Senior Project Director


Matjaž Pogačnik

Head of Access Networks

Telekom Slovenije

Eila Rummukainen

Vice President


Robin Mersh


The Broadband Forum, USA

Flavio Lang

Chief Marketing Officer

TIM Brasil (Telecom Italia group)

Cem Celebiler

Managing Director


Neil Illingworth

Head of Advanced Technology & Innovation

Virgin Media

Leveraging Enhanced Legacy Lines to Deliver Cost-Effective Ultrafast Broadband

Announcing the focus day agenda & speaker line up!

Operators can join the workshop at a 50% discount!

Limited spaces so register now!


Taking place on 9th-10th April 2014, Berlin, the Fixed Access Networks Summit 2014 is the first event to feature both DSL & Ftth operators to discuss the future of fixed access networks.

With 30+ confirmed speakers, the Summit offers an extensive, in-depth and highly researched agenda covering the latest developments in xDSL technology followed by revolutionary new case studies from Vectoring trials, in addition to evaluating fibre optic networks to see where future opportunities lie.

Following recent first stage approval of G.Fast the industry is getting even closer to the commercialisation of this technology- be the first hear when, how and where this technology will be successful! 


  • Innovative new case studies evolved from those trialling vectoring deployments.
  • Assessing the business cases for financing your NGA technology to deliver superfast broadband.
  • Understanding how Fibre optic networks and Copper networks come together to meet customer demand.
  • Assessing the G.Fast promise, case study from trials to deploy ultra-fast speeds over shorter distances.
  • Intimate networking sessions with key industry leaders.
  • Pre-conference focus day presented by ITU 'Gearing up to G.Fast: Exploring the challenges and opportunities in deploying G.Fast'

We know that one of the most important things about attending events is meeting the right people. We have designed some key sessions and tools to help identify who you most want to meet and make sure that you get the opportunity to speak to them!

  • Speed Networking
  • Industry Led Roundtable Sessions
  • Introductions
  • Networking Refreshment and Exhibition Breaks
  • Informal Networking Drinks
  • Online Networking Tool

Find out more.


Great opportunity to touch the reality of the market

AD, Exfo

Opportunity to hear latest industry trends & meet high level representatives


Very enriching event! I really appreciated the well balanced mixture of the presentations (technical/practical/business)

NDC, Sagemcom Broadband

It was a good event which gave a platform to the operators all over the globe to discuss their experiences

SH, du

Great networking, a facelift of my knowledge of the DSL area

EO, Teliasonera

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