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The World's Leading Broadband Decision-Makers Sign Up For Broadband World Forum 2010

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22 July 2010 – The world’s largest broadband event – the Broadband World Forum 2010 – has this week unveiled its enhanced conference programme and released delegate passes for its biggest show yet.

The Broadband World Forum 2010 (26-28 October at CNIT, La Defense in Paris, France) will this year feature more than 200 leading industry speakers, including 125 global service providers, from around the world addressing over 6,000 attendees across four new tracks covering transport, intelligence, access and services.

The start of each day will see a series of keynote sessions run by global executives from operator and vendor companies worldwide covering the latest innovations in the broadband industry including Who pays? The new economic model for broadband, Broadband: Changing lives and Services in the cloud. This year’s keynote line-up includes:

  • Olivier Baujard, Deutsche Telekom

  • Dr. Choi Doo Whan, KT

  • Virginia P. Ruesterholz, Verizon

  • Thierry Bonhomme, Orange France Telecom Group

  • Dr Shyue-Ching Lu, Chungwa Telecom

  • George Nazi, BT

  • Mike Quigley, National Broadband Network

  • Lord Stephen Carter, Alcatel-Lucent

  • Ashish Chowdhary, Nokia Siemens Networks

  • Johan Bergendahl, Ericsson

  • Matt Bross, Huawei

  • Ms Chen Jie, ZTE Corporation

  • Adolfo Hernandez, Alcatel-Lucent

  • Stefan Dyckerhoff, Juniper Networks

Plus there will be an exclusive invitation-only Executive Leadership Summit and a half-day Broadband High Growth Markets seminar featuring contributors from across Europe, Asia and Africa.

Gavin Whitechurch, research director at Informa Telecoms & Media, commented: “This year’s enhanced event programme is set to make Broadband World Forum a truly global event. Our provisional agenda has already attracted high levels of interest from potential delegates and our exhibition is 80 per cent sold or reserved.

“Attendee figures are tracking well above previous years, and we hope that this exceptional level of early interest, along with the unrivalled speaker and exhibitor line up, will attract a record number of visitors to secure our place as the number one broadband show and establish us as the leading global telecommunications event.”

Broadband World Forum is this year celebrating its 10th anniversary and has long been established as the place to meet and discuss the commercial and technical opportunities, developments and issues surrounding broadband. The new conference structure for 2010 is in response to delegate feedback and now features analyst breakfast briefings, more keynote sessions, a choice of four conference tracks and a world-class exhibition including 280 companies. In addition the Broadband InfoVision Awards will now be presented during a full gala dinner cruise on the evening of day one.

To view the full event programme and register for the conference, visit the Broadband World Forum website at http://www.broadbandworldforum.com/ or call +44 (0)20 7017 5506.

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For further information, please contact:

Press & media enquiries
Chrissie Walker
Tel: +44 (0)115 948 6901
E-mail: chrissie@bcspr.co.uk

Conference programme or speaking enquiries
Gavin Whitechurch
Tel: +44 (0)20 7017 5130
Email: gavin.whitechurch@informa.com

Sponsorship and exhibition enquiries
Sanjay Singh
Tel:  +44 (0)20 7017 7384
Email: sanjay.singh@informa.com

About Informa Telecoms & Media
Informa Telecoms & Media is the leading provider of business intelligence and strategic marketing solutions to global telecoms and media markets. Driven by constant first-hand contact with the industry, our 90 analysts and researchers produce a range of intelligence services including news and analytical products, in depth market reports and datasets focused on technology, strategy and content. Informa Telecoms & Media also organizes 125 global annual events, attended by more than 70,000 executives worldwide.