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Deniz Gulmez, CRM Services Solutions Manager, Turkcell

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Deniz explains Turkcell’s role in the Disruptive Innovation showcase at Broadband World Forum 2014 at which he is focusing on serving the wholesale customer.

Alphonzo Samuels, CTO, Telkom South Africa

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Alphonzo discusses its keynote at Broadband World Forum 2014 in which he asked how to extend connectivity to more remote, low-income, under-developed communities

ZTE discusses “simple is best” strategy

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Li Ming, Vice President for Europe at ZTE Corporation, talks to Telecoms.com Editor Scott Bicheno at the recent Broadband World Forum event about ZTE’s “simple is best” product strategy. Li Ming expands on some of the developments ZTE has been discussing at the show, including the introduction of SDN to IP RAN and the integration of XG-PON with G.fast to bring 1Gbps to traditional copper lines.

Creating a climate for investment

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Partnership will be essential to the future of European broadband, according to Eelco Blok, the CEO of Dutch incumbent operator KPN, who was speaking during the keynote session at Broadband World Forum.

Watch his presentation at the event.

KPN CEO: Governments need to create climate of “predictability and certainty” for operator investment

Eelco Blok, CEO at KPN

Partnership will be essential to the future of European broadband, according to the CEO of Dutch incumbent operator KPN. Eelco Blok, speaking during the keynote session at Broadband World Forum yesterday morning, called on companies and governments to “reinvent themselves” to take advantage of broadband communications as a “platform for change”.

Anthony Brown, Sales and Marketing Director, Netmania

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Anthony Brown, Sales and Marketing Director, Netmania

Failure is the path to innovation says NSN chief

Bosco Novak, chief of customer operations, Nokia Siemens Networks addressing the Broadband World Forum in Paris

The telecoms industry needs to become more comfortable with failure if is to innovate, an executive head of Nokia Siemens Networks has said. Bosco Novak, chief of customer operations and executive board member at NSN told the audience on the second day of the Broadband World Forum that being allowed to fail will help foster a culture of innovation.

Most data traffic limited to three cells per user Deutsche Telekom CTO reveals

Deutsche Telekom CTO Olivier Baujard and BT's Sean Williams share a panel at the Broadband World Forum

Truly mobile usage is a for the most part a myth, according to the CTO of Deutsche Telekom. Speaking in his keynote address at the Broadband World Forum on Wednesday, Olivier Baujard said that according to Deutsche Telekom’s data analysis, 80 per cent of traffic for a typical customer is generated from just three cells.

“Today’s networks are not up to it” says Ericsson’s Wibergh

Johan Wibergh, executive vice president and head of business unit networks at Ericsson speaking at the Broadband World Forum in Paris

Current networks are not up to the challenge of meeting the demands for broadband and will need to be replaced Johan Wibergh, executive vice president and head of business unit networks at Ericsson has said.

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