Non-BSG Events

Goals for a Gigabit Europe

A WIK conference held last week in Brussels sought to examine the likely impact of the recently agreed EU Electronic Communications Code especially as regards the EU’s goal to be a Gigabit society with greater fibre deployment, in line with the UK’s ambition to see nationwide full fibre roll out by 2033. The Code once fully adopted will have a two year time frame before the new rules will apply across Europe.


Regulatory barriers continue to hinder European investment – at the FT ETNO Summit

The mood from The Financial Time-ETNO Summit today in Brussels was one of tentative, if not forced, optimism amongst the background feeling of missed opportunities from the recently agreed European Telecoms Code and the repeated sentiment that Europe is risking its potential for investment from the tech sector with its fragmented regulatory approach and low rates of return on investment.


BSG supports the Broadband World Forum, 24-26 October 2017

Broadband-WorldForum-logo-RGBThe Broadband Stakeholder Group (BSG) is pleased to continue its partnership with the Broadband World Forum (BBWF), which this year will take place in Berlin. Over three days (24 to 26 October) more than 300 speakers, amongst which the BSG, will share their expertise on the latest broadband technologies and discuss the future of connectivity.


BSG supports the Broadband World Forum, 20-22 October 2015


The Broadband Stakeholder Group is pleased to continue its partnership with the Broadband World Forum, which will take place in London this October. This year, Richard Hooper, Chair of the BSG and Matthew Evans, CEO of the BSG will be speaking at the event.

The Broadband World Forum is one of the world’s largest telecoms, media & technology events with over 300 cross-industry speakers and 35 conference sessions to attend.

With attendees including the who’s who of global C-suite fixed, wireless and cable operators, OTTs and genuine market disruptors, national and international governments and the world’s leading solution providers, BBWF is an entire ecosystem event that excites and identifies how the latest technologies and trends from across our industry will impact the future of global communications.

Over 300 visionary speakers create one of the world’s most comprehensive and operator led conference programs, 100′s of which together with interactive exhibitions showcasing 250+ solutions providers, new product launches, live inter-operability demonstrations, NFV proof of concepts and facilitated networking zones makes BBWF a yearly must-attend event that provides unrivalled connections.

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Broadband Stakeholder Group supports Apps World Series Media Partnership, 24-25 June 2015

Apps world event

The Broadband stakeholder Group is happy to be a partner at the Enterprise Apps World in London, 24-25th June 2015. The event will give you the knowledge to help you solve your business’ challenges in mobility, app development, cloud and analytics.

Enterprise Apps World, co-located with Cloud World Forum, is back by popular demand for 2015. Now in its second year, Enterprise Apps World has been developed to address the demands of the global enterprise market to fully understand and safely invest in the B2Employee and B2Customer applications market. Enterprise Apps World brings together CIOs, CTOs, Heads of IT, Security, Mobility and App Developers and provides visitors with the information they need to fully invest, develop, deploy and manage successful enterprise mobility strategies in 2015.

This instalment of the series will be in London, co-located with the well-established Cloud World Forum, and will welcome 8000+ attendees, 3000+ visitors from enterprises and 300+ speakers across 16 streams of content. Enterprise Apps World offers unprecedented opportunities to network with decision makers and budget holders as well as with the real users of the technology, to help you establish your organisation as a leading player and thought-leader in the rapidly growing market place.

More information is available here.


Connecting Hull

In November last year, Three and EE announced an agreement with CityFibre to roll-out “dark-fibre??? backhaul connections for mobile masts in the city of Hull. I attended an event last Friday to hear about the progress made in the delivery of the initial phase of this project, the first of its kind in the UK.


BSG CEO to speak on Demand for Superfast Broadband at International Conference



Our CEO Pamela Learmonth is speaking on the empirical evidence behind the demand for superfast broadband at the WIK International Conference in Bonn on 25th November 2013. Drawing on insights from BSG’s influential report Demand for Superfast Broadband, Pamela will speak on understanding demand in Europe, the US and Asia, giving consideration to how the UK is currently performing and what might impact take-up in the UK in the future. (more…)