Network X 2023 Schedule

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Broadband Forum: What’s driving the new ‘Middle Mile’ investment – Use cases and Technology trends

Kurt Pynaert  (Head of End-to-End Software Defined Access Networks, Nokia)

Christele Bouchat  (WWC Work Area Director at BBF; Standardization and Strategy, Nokia)

Philippe Chanclou  (Team Manager Fixed Access Networks & ISG F5G, Orange & ETSI)

Craig Thomas  (Vice President Strategic Marketing & Business Development, The Broadband Forum)

Manuel Paul  (President and WWC Work Area Director at BBF, Senior Expert, Deutsche Telekom)

Keith Nauman  (SVP Access Edge Solutions, DZS)

Sathiya Narayanan  (Director, Product Management, Capgemini Engineering, Capgemini)

Marcus Brunner  (Chief Expert F5G Standardization, Huawei)

Location: Workshop A

Date: Wednesday, October 25

Time: 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Event: Broadband World Forum

Theme: Fibre

Session Type: Workshop

Pass Type: Speaker Pass, VIP Pass, Operator Pass, Sponsor Pass, Platinum Pass, WGC Pass, Expo Pass - Get your pass now!

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: Broadband World Forum

At a time when there is a lot of hyperbole regarding the impact of new technologies to the operator cloud and middle mile, what is really driving the network operator investment and the reality of network orchestration Metro Edge Compute, network slicing and AI/ML to an increasingly SDN driven network edge and core. What are the benefits, transition strategies, use cases and technologies that will influence the virtualization and disaggregation of services over the next 3-5 years.

Are we ready for a new generation of broadband services?