A word from Robin Mersh, Broadband Forum CEO:
"From the scope of our work to the reach our organization, both in terms of geography and business size, we are truly an egalitarian organization that continues to pioneer the broadband industry. Among the progress at our recent Q1 meeting was important work around 5G. Having handed recommendations to 3GPP, the collaboration continues to ensure a smooth transition of the Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) work as the details are documented in specifications by both bodies. This highlights the important role Broadband Forum is taking in developing 5G by making recommendations for the connection points between the fixed and 5G mobile core networks, driving core convergence. The recently-launched With the European Commission allocating €573 million to provide fast Internet access for more than 7,000 Italian municipalities and 12.5 million residents, broadband in Italy is developing at an unprecedented rate. This made Milan an ideal location for our Q3 meeting as we enter an exciting and progressive time within Broadband Forum.
"Among the highlights in Milan was OutSys’ first-of-its-kind Practical Demonstration Implementation of our Broadband Quality Experience Delivered (Broadband QED) project is also flourishinginitiative..."Read more.