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Diffraction Analysis was founded by Benoît Felten, a recognized global broadband expert. Our areas of expertise include business modeling, deployment strategies, commercial and marketing best-practices, policy, and economic opportunities for Online Service Providers as well as Network Operators.
Diffraction Analysis has customers all across the globe. It is solely owned by Benoît Felten, thus guaranteeing our independence from any established player in the industry, be they vendor or service provider
Founded in 1977, IDATE Digiworld is one of Europe’s leading centres for consulting and research. Our mission is to accompany our clients’ strategic decisions in the Telecom – Internet – Media sectors. IDATE DigiWorld is also a key player in fostering debate between major players in these sectors, notably thanks to its DigiWorld Institute (DigiWorld Club, DigiWorld Summit, DigiWorld Future, DigiWorld Yearbook,…) and its consulting and research team:
IDATE Consulting: IDATE DigiWorld has built a reputation for credibility and independence in conducting studies and consulting missions for our clients: Market Studies (techno-economic monitoring, modelling and forecasts, sector-based analyses, surveys), International Benchmarking (positioning studies, convergence strategies, competitive analyses), Strategic Marketing (assistance in the launch of new products, business planning), and Public Policies (defining and assessing government policies, socio-economic impacts, project piloting, regulatory benchmarks).
DigiWorld Research: IDATE DigiWorld’s clients benefit from the knowledge and expertise of its teams of specialists, and from its ongoing investment in its information and strategic monitoring system (publication of reports, databases, online services, analyst support) including its World FTTx market specifically designed to provide with a global FTTx projects database, a comprehensive analysis of the issues affecting this promising market.
Ventura Team is unique in that we advise companies, make investments in our own right and also take hands-on management responsibility for operations.
Alongside our consulting activities, we have also created our own startup operator in Sweden - now with 120,000 subscribers across FTTH/X and xDSL. The operation is profitable, exceptionally efficient and Point Topic has recognised the company (Riksnet) with a top 5 ranking globally for broadband service value.
In consulting terms, we have planned and implemented millions of homes passed, worked on covering hundreds of millions of people with mobile, optimised investments of up to $3 billion and saved up to 25% of network deployment costs for our clients.
The Ventura Team includes highly experienced telecom finance consultants, engineers and executives. Each one has achieved success in senior roles and many have financial transaction experience up to multi-billion value.
At the centre of our values is integrity. We do not pull our punches and we always provide best advice. Consequently our opinions and our name carry weight in the industry.
ACIST - Portuguese Communications Business Association - represents 150 small and medium business clusters operating in the following areas: infrastructures, telecommunications, ICTs and multimedia. ACIST is the only association of its kind in Portugal.
Combining its training skills and internationalization strategy, ACIST has been successfully following its implementation policy of ACIST Academy®, which enables the demonstration and testing of materials, systems and leading market equipment on the ICT field, especially ITED, NGN and fibre optics / FTTH.
BREKO represents the majority of all alternative fixed-line broadband network operators in Germany. Our more than 270 members include more than 150 national, city, and regional carriers as well as municipal utilities, providing high-efficiency optical fibre access. BREKO companies invest more than EUR 1.9 billion each year in ultra-fast broadband networks, connecting citizens and companies in rural as well as suburban areas and cities across Germany.
BUGLAS (Bundesverband Glasfaseranschluss) is the German federal association for optical fiber access. Founded in 2009 BUGLAS has ever since been promoting Fiber to the Building/Home (FttB/H) as the only future-proof and sustainable broadband access technology to meet the ever increasing demand for high bandwidths. The association’s current 75 member companies have partially been deploying FttB/H-access in Germany already since 1999 and still are the drivers of the fiber roll-out. They connect private households as well as enterprises looking for superfast internet connections. BUGLAS aims for a stable legislative and regulatory framework which grants infrastructure competition and allows the necessary long-term investments into FttB/H-networks.
The Computer Measurement Group for Austria and Eastern Europe is an association which promotes the exchange of technical and management information among ICT professionals through working groups, conferences and study tours. The working Group “Open Access Networks” was formed in 2009 and is focused on the development of OAN concepts. It provides a forum for discussing technical, commercial and strategic aspects of OPEN ACCESS and supports organizations with the implementation of OAN projects.
The CREDO (Cercle de Réflexion et d’Etude pour le Développement de l’Optique) Association brings together the main players, professionals and experts involved in the business of Very High Speed Optical Fiber Networks (FTTH).
As a major exchange platform between industrials, operators and local authorities, CREDO is recognized as a proactive "forum" permanently fed by up-to-date contributions and valuable return on experience reports from its members. Today, it is recognized as a strong and expertized body in the field of optical fiber technology.
In twenty years, the Association has published thirteen technical guides, intended to bring valuable information to the FTTH environment. More particularly, the guides are also addressing local authorities to support their commitment for the deployment of Very High Speed Optical Fiber Networks in their territories. By providing technical benchmarking and state-of-the-art descriptions, CREDO allows them to fully fulfill their mission of digital development of their territory.
In addition to its guide production, CREDO has developed a mobile demonstrator "Le Bus du Très Haut Débit", in partnership with specialized schools and universities, French and European manufacturers and several startups. As a unique concentrate of technology and innovating applications, it is aimed to illustrate neutral, scalable, multi-operator and multi-purpose FTTH networks. The bus is visiting the whole french territory in order to meet the local actors and promote dialogue with the decision makers.
ECOC Exhibition 2017
ECOC Exhibition 2017 will take place from 18-20 September at Svenska Massan in Gothenburg, Sweden
The ECOC Exhibition has been running for over 20 years and has grown to become the largest optical communications exhibition in Europe and the key meeting place for decision makers from across the fibre optic communications technology industry. Find out more about the exhibition this year at www.ecocexhibition.com.
ECTA, the European Competitive Telecommunications Association, is a non-for-profit European telecoms association established to support the regulatory and commercial interests of over 100 pro-competitive telecoms operators including leading alternative fixed broadband and triple-play providers, pan-European business service providers and challenger mobile operators. We work for a fair regulatory environment which allows all electronic communications providers to compete on level terms in order to multiply investment and innovation throughout an effective European internal market.
ETNO has been the voice of Europe’s telecommunications network operators since 1992 and has become the principal policy group for European electronic communications network operators. Its 50 members and observers in 35 countries collectively account for a turnover of more than € 600 billion and employ over 1.6 million people. ETNO companies are the main drivers of broadband and are committed to its continual growth in Europe.
ETNO members are pan-European operators, also holding new entrant positions outside their national markets. ETNO brings together the main investors in innovative and high-quality e-communications platforms and services, representing 70% of total sector investment.
ETNO closely contributes to shaping the best regulatory and commercial environment for its members to continue rolling out innovative and high quality services and platforms for the benefit of European consumers and businesses. You may contact ETNO by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or via twitter (@ETNOAssociation).
Europacable is the voice of Europe´s leading wire and cable producers. Our members include the largest cable makers in the world providing global technology leadership, as well as highly specialized small- and medium sized businesses from across Europe. Globally our members employ over 70.000 people of which more than 50% in Europe generating a turnover over € 20 billion in 2014. The product scope of our members covers the full range of energy and communication cables. We are listed in the European Commission’s transparency register under 453103789-92.
Broadband Europe” is initiated and operated by the European Commission and has been launched to inform about broadband developments in Europe. It is a platform for exchanging experiences and for showcasing practical project implementation. The European Broadband Portal is specifically addressed towards citizens interested in broadband developments as well as local politicians, NGOs, professional civil servants involved in broadband and telecom companies. “Broadband Europe” is managed by the European Commission with the support of atene KOM GmbH.
Finnet Association is a central organisation and co-operative forum of local ICT companies. The main objective of the Association is its member companies' lobbying. Another target is to promote the development and co-operation between the members. There are 23 member companies with their subsidiaries and affiliates. The companies employ about 2000 persons. At the end of 2015, the combined turnover was about 350 million euros. The member companies of Finnet Association are solid and effective companies in Finnish telecommunications sector. They offer a diverse range of high-quality services.
FIRIP - Public Initiative Networks’ Industrials’ Federation
This Federation, born in 2012, currently brings together 160 businesses from the different layers of the public initiative network value “chain”, representing more than 60,000 employees and a global turnover of more than €10 billion for 2014, including a turnover for the public initiative networks sector of more than € 1.5 billion for 2015 representing 7,000 direct employees.
FIRIP also carries on “French model”: shared public and private founding for sustainable development planning, by attending international events such as ICT4ALL in Tunis in 2014. By the way FIRIP is a founded member of ELFA – European Local Fibre Alliance.
NG Events Ltd produces unique, high profile events - including NextGen - the UK's leading focus for Next Generation broadband transformation. Our events – open to all suppliers, technologies and services - provide space, time and audiences for knowledge transfer, collaborative planning, community development and the sharing of great ideas. The NextGen Challenge Awards showcase innovative digital access infrastructure projects and run alongside NextGen. NG Events Ltd is directed by Marit Hendriks.
SCTE, Society for Broadband Professionals
Founded in 1945, the SCTE (Society for Broadband Professionals) is a Learned Society and non-profitmaking organisation aiming to raise the standard of broadband engineering in the global telecommunications industry. It particularly concerns itself with the training/career advancement of technical professionals, awarding accreditation and certification for its members.
SCTE training courses have achieved wide acceptance as the standard for young technicians wishing to enter the field of cable telecommunications and for those wishing to advance their knowledge and career prospects. The SCTE also publishes its quarterly Broadband technical journal, which reaches over 7000 global broadband professionals.
The SCTE stages lecture meetings throughout the year in the UK, Balkans and selected European venues, as well as running an annual Broadband conference and exhibition in eastern Europe. It chairs the British Standards Committee for cable systems and represents the UK at European (CENELEC) and world (IEC) levels.
More than 120 of the telecommunications and service companies which operate in the German market are active in the VATM. All of them are working for more competition in the telecommunications market – for the benefit of innovations, investments and employment. Since liberalization in 1998 the competitors have made investments totalling around € 66.5 billion in the fixed network and cellular telephone areas. The VATM member companies cover 80 percent of all fixed-line subscribers and nearly all mobile customers outside of Deutsche Telekom in Germany. The VATM is strongly committed to a successful path in the gigabit society with future proofed FTTH / FTTB networks. For more information and for Agenda 2030 see www.vatm.de
Cable!Vision Europe is the bi-monthly industry magazine for cable and broadband operators, telecommunications industry, housing companies and broadcasting. Cable!Vision Europe reports about the German speaking cable, satellite and IPTV markets, about technology, marketing, programming and regulation. Three times a year an international supplement is published. Cable!Vision Europe’s readership comes from the cable- and satellite business, housing companies, broadcasters, broadband and telecommunications industry. The magazine targets about more than 5600 persons in these industries.
ComNews is an independent group of companies with a history of leadership in the market of telecom, IT and broadcasting business information in Russia, CIS and emerging markets. The group was established in 1998 and today consists of five companies in Moscow and St.-Petersburg, rendering publishing, research, consultancy and eventing services. ComNews Group has over 70 fulltime employees.
ComNews audience exceeds 180,000 industry professionals and mostly consists of top-managers from diverse telecom business (mobile & fixed communications, Internet, digital TV, corporate networks, and multiple convergent services). The key competence of ComNews is to produce and distribute original content with a guarantee of quality and efficient audience reach.
Contexte provides authoritative policy news coverage of everything that could impact French stakeholders.
Its journalists make up the largest French policy news team in Paris and Brussels, with sections on energy, digital, transport, and general policy.
Professional subscribers benefit from curated early email briefings, insights with in-depth articles, and exclusive documents. They also join the subcribers' club, offering select meetings with influential policymakers.
CRU Wire & Cable News is a subscription only product that provides daily emailed and online news and analysis of the global metallic wire & cable and fibre optics industries. News can be filtered by region, country, product, end-use and topic. All content published over a month is sent out in a monthly PDF newsletter. Visit www.cruwcn.com today and take a free trial.
Fibre Systems is a trusted information source for the optical communications industry, aimed at component and subsystem vendors, network equipment manufacturers, planners, installers and system integrators, and operators and end-users of fibre-optic networks worldwide. Addressing the technologies, applications, business and regulatory issues that shape the fibre-optic systems market, Fibre Systems is published quarterly in print and digital editions, and alongside a monthly newsletter, FS Newsline, is available at no cost to readers working or engaged in the optical communications industry.
ICT Professional is the most popular magazine of ICT sector in Poland and the brand is perfectly known among all Polish Internet Service Providers. The magazine is a media partner of numerous ICT events and is thus present at the majority of conferences in Poland. It is also distributed free of charge by post to all Polish ISPs. The numerous novelties, event calendar, technical issues, legal advices and the newest trading offers- it all makes the ICT Professional the most esteemed and longed-for press in the ISP sector.
Light Reading is the leading global, community-driven media and research business providing information, analysis, and events for the communications industry. Light Reading's mission is to help telecommunications executives track, understand, and capitalize on the ever-changing communications market. Join www.lightreading.com today and tap into our incredible network, it's free! www.lightreading.com/register.asp.
Your gateway to the German-speaking market
LWL Portal is an interactive online platform specializing in information-sharing about fibre optics and its technical components. Our platform is designed to provide expert knowledge and make it available to all interested parties.
LWL Portal has become the online meeting point for all relevant market players and is therefore the perfect networking tool. It offers companies a tailor-made platform to efficiently present new products, services, and processes making it the perfect gateway to the German-speaking market.
MLex is an independent media organization providing exclusive market insight, analysis and commentary on regulatory risk. Our customers, the world’s leading law firms, corporations, advisory firms and regulators, rely on our reporting to ensure they are well positioned to take advantage of the opportunities posed by regulatory change as well as to mitigate the risks.
Mlex has a track record of uncovering regulatory risk before it breaks in other news outlets. Offering up-to-the-minute coverage of regulatory threats and opportunities from the perspectives of M&A, antitrust and trade defense, as well as data privacy and security, Mlex also specializes in sector-specific regulation across TMT, energy and financial services.
MLex’s coverage spans the world’s foremost regulators in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Optical Connections has been providing the fibre optic community with essential industry news and reports since 2011. Covering the technologies, products and commercial prospects currently influencing the market, through a combination of print magazine, website and eNewsletter. Optical Connections is an essential information source for component, subsystem & system vendors, installers & integrators & more.
Total Telecom meets the information and research needs of the Global Communications industry, from breaking news to expert analysis. It is the leading communications link between end users and the vendors, carriers and resellers of telecommunications technology and services.
Total Telecom Online provides breaking news, archives, research reports and more. The site keeps more than 100,000 monthly unique users worldwide up to date and in touch with the latest reports and events from the global communications industry.
To its readers, Total Telecom Magazine is "The Economist of the communications industry". It provides expert commentary and authoritative analysis, incorporating both fixed and mobile communications services and focus on understanding today's business models in telecoms.
Total Telecom has helped telecoms professionals through the highs and lows of the last 30 years in the Global Communications industry, emerging in todays dynamic market as the authoritative voice of the industry.
The Total Telecom group uses its experience and expertise in the telecoms industry to provide a variety of specialist reports, supplements and events throughout the year, such as the Global 100 Operators report ; e-newsletters; and the World Communications Awards.