Winter 2018 Optical Connections Magazine



T he world’s largest FTTH with an interest in FTTH and all that goes with it. With 3000 participants from 96 countries, the FTTH Conference is the largest meeting place in the world for all broadband stakeholders. Visitors will be able to meet top industry leaders and decision makers and get insights from leading experts on broadband and fibre technology, policy and finance. Keynotes will be delivered by some of the top professionals and policy makers in the industry and 10 workshops will explore the latest fibre-related technological developments, 5G, smart cities and connected homes, SDN, IoT and Artificial Intelligence. There will be C-level discussions on Fibre-5G Convergence, new investment trends and business models with 155 speakers taking part. Of particular interest in an industry sector with many new companies being set up to deliver FTTH, will be the new sessions specially dedicated to start-ups and tailored by innovation pioneers who are setting the ground for the digital society of the future. Visitors to the conference and exhibition will also be able to learn from focused discussions on UK and Germany’s path towards a fibre future, as well as finding their way through the marketing jungle of fibre advertising. For those wishing to see how the numbers are stacking up, the FTTH knowledge and networking hub and expo comes to the Rai Centre, Amsterdam in March 2019 with something for everyone

New for 2019 are sessions tailored by innovation pioneers and specially dedicated to start-ups

Council will be launching its of latest market data from its FTTH/B Market Panorama. Will a new fibre champion manage to dethrone Latvia from the top of the ranking after 2 years? Will there be new countries entering the ranking for the first time? How will the new fibre trends compare to last year’s? Find out by joining the event on 14 March 2019. For those visitors wishing to let their hair down after the first day of conference and join in with a special evening of fun, drinks, food and

entertainment, there’s the Fibration Night Party on Wednesday 13th March 2019. Whether you want to wind down or charge around, the is the perfect place to be. The Fibration Night Party will be held at a stunning historic venue in the city centre of Amsterdam – shuttle buses will be laid on from the conference venue. All this plus the usual social and networking opportunities should make for an entertaining and informative two days in one of the most iconic cities in Europe. What’s not to like?

The Rai Centre, Amsterdam


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