WEBINAR: The Path to Next-Generation Broadband Deployment
DATE: Now Available On Demand | DURATION: 1 hour
The need for speed has never been greater. With the rapid growth in devices accessing the network, the demand for bandwidth is at an all-time high. As service providers, you are faced with the challenge of addressing this need without overburdening your capital budget. The answer to this dilemma is next-generation broadband – broadband that will provide the bandwidth needed in a matter that best utilizes existing resources and limits new construction.
This session will explore a variety of next-generation broadband solutions spanning the full range of FTTx solutions describing how when used together, they allow for cost-effective, rapid service deployment.
Ronan Kelly, Business Development Director, Europe, ADTRAN
Ronan brings over 16 years of experience in the telecom industry. With firsthand experience deploying next generation optical and copper networks, IPTV platforms, and microwave radio networks, he holds an unusually broad understanding of the challenges faced by today's operators, incumbent and competitive alike. Combining his long standing technical knowledge with his strong telecoms business understanding (operator, NREN and vendor), Ronan has assisted some of the world's largest operators maximize their value proposition and achieve market success.
Kurt Raaflaub, Global Product Marketing Manager, Carrier Networks Division, ADTRAN
Mr. Kurt Raaflaub, a 20-year telecom veteran, has global responsibility for directing ADTRAN’s carrier networks solutions marketing activities. Some of these solutions include the delivery of both residential and business Ethernet services access, LTE mobile backhaul and packet optical networking middle mile solution. Prior to his current role Mr. Raaflaub had responsibility for the market development and product management of the ADTRAN business Ethernet and mobile backhaul solution suite which includes Carrier Ethernet service delivery over copper (EoCu), over TDM (EoTDM) or optical facilities (EoF). In 2006, he joined ADTRAN from Nortel where for over a decade, he held various roles focused on marketing/managing new disruptive market opportunities.