Broadband World Forum Executive Institute Leadership Summit to address challenges of broadband delivery

The Broadband World Forum 2011 announced that its
Executive Institute Leadership Summit will focus on how operators can
collaborate with each other to reduce costs and deliver fixed broadband

The Summit, which takes place at the CNIT La Defense,
Paris on the second day (28 September) of the Broadband World Forum 2011,  will see a
private gathering of senior-level executives from key operators and vendors
address how the industry can collaborate to share the significant costs of
deploying next generation broadband infrastructure.

The Summit is exclusively open to Executive level
personnel, and held to Chatham House rules, providing a unique platform for
Executives to talk openly and frankly about the broadband industry and its most
critical issues.

This year Deutsche Telekom will be hosting the Summit
with Olivier Baujard, CTO of the Deutsche Telekom Group, taking the Summit

Deutsche Telekom is proud to be hosting the Executive
Institute Leadership Summit. The Summit has established a unique reputation for
intimate and insightful executive level discussion on the major issues in
broadband. As Chair of the 2011 Summit, I am honoured to be able to facilitate
the debate on infrastructure sharing models for fixed broadband, and look
forward to a constructive outcome,” said Olivier Baujard.

The morning session will see Matthias Linder, CTO at
Magyar Telekom provide a keynote speech on delivering broadband service
excellence through partnerships, and Rob Gallagher, Principal Analyst at
Broadband Informa Telecoms & Media, review the intricacies of different
models for network collaboration.

Following a private networking lunch, the afternoon
session compares and contrasts several successful models for collaboration.
These include the Dutch model for broadband development, delivered by Jan Davids,
Chairman of the Board at FttH Platform Netherlands and Director Corporate &
Business Development, Reggefiber; the Danish model from Anders B. Christjansen,
CEO of waoo!; and network reciprocal access in Norway, from Toril Nag,
Executive VP Telecom at Lyse Energi, and Chairman of the Board at Altibox.

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