Network X 2023 Schedule

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Future Vision VIP Roundtable: Disaggregating fixed telco networks: Benefits, challenges and learnings

Hannes Gredler  (CTO and Founder, RtBrick, Inc)

Stephen Wilson  (Senior Principal Analyst, Broadband Access, Omdia)

Location: Speaker and VIP Lounge

Date: Wednesday, October 25

Time: 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Event: Broadband World Forum

Theme: Fibre

Session Type: Roundtable

Pass Type: Speaker Pass, VIP Pass - Get your pass now!

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: Broadband World Forum

What is the current state-of-play in fixed network disaggregation?

  • Publicly recognized deployments in Tier-1 operators
  • Open hardware vendors, status and performance
  • Routing software vendors and focus

What are the potential benefits of disaggregation?
  • Automation and AI learning
  • Supply chain flexibility and lead-times
  • Costs

What are the barriers to adoption and the ways around them?
  • New operational skillsets
  • Legacy feature support
  • Procuring a disaggregated network

How to move forward – the next steps
  • Who should be involved from the operator, who should be involved from your suppliers
  • How to set the timeframe
  • How to set the goals