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15-17 October 2019 | RAI, Amsterdam, Netherlands

WE'RE MOVING TO AMSTERDAM!

As a nation with one of the highest broadband penetration rates in the world at 98%, and ambitious plans for 5G roll out, it is the perfect location for BBWF in the final run up to 5G deployment in Europe.

The Dutch telecom market boasts one of the most mature broadband sectors in the world, with fibre battling cable to become the dominant broadband technology. We are excited to bring you to this hub of progress and innovation.

Call for Speakers

We are now accepting speaking applications for Broadband World Forum 2019. Submit your speaking proposal for the chance to get on the agenda.

Why The Netherlands?

The state’s technology neutral goal is to provide nationwide access to fast fixed connection broadband internet (at least 100Mbps) by 2023

They have the highest broadband penetration per capita in the world – 99% of all households

Its average broadband speeds are ranked well inside the top ten globally, topping 35.9Mbps

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) rates the Netherlands as one of the top 10 most technology-ready countries in the world

The European Commission’s 2018 DESI rates the Netherlands the continent’s leader in digital connectivity

Holland has the fourth most advanced digital economy in the EU

The Netherlands has climbed to #2 in the 2018 Global Innovation Index

60% of all Forbes 2000 companies active in the IT industry have already established operations in Holland

By 2023 the country should be taking advantage of a connection ten times as fast (1Gbps) from 5G

GOING DUTCH: WHY THE NETHERLANDS IS WIRED FOR BUSINESS


The Dutch have spent the past thousand years trading on their location as the gateway to Europe and with 100% digital telecommunications network that ranks among the world’s best for quality, speed and reliability, the country’s 21st century connectivity is still its most valuable asset. 

This exclusive report looks at: 

- Broadband strategy
- Cable dominance
- The mobile market
- 5G roll-out

Find out why other EU nations should be following the Netherland's lead.

WHY BBWF IS IMPORTANT TO YOU

The largest event in the world to focus on the networks. 

Looking beyond hype and buzzwords, BBWF is the only event in the world with an exhibition and agenda focused exclusively on network infrastructure.

The meeting place for the Industry.

You will find all the right people in the right place. Achieve 6 months’ worth of meetings in 3 days and drive your business forward with new partnerships.

You heard it here first.

With updates on regulation, policy, standards and technology, as well as product launches and announcements, BBWF is the place to find out what's hot in broadband!

WHO WILL BE THERE?

4,100+
ATTENDEES
1,500+
COMPANIES
200+
INDUSTRY-LEADING SPEAKERS
2,800+
CxOs, VPs & DIRECTORS
150+
KEY VENDORS
95+
COUNTRIES

ON THE AGENDA FOR 2019

To 5G & Beyond…
Holistic Network Security
Fixed-Wireless Access
Rise of AI
Owning the Connected Home
Innovation at the Edge
Network Disaggregation
Monetising Next-Gen Networks

FTTH Conference 2019


The FTTH Conference will take place in Amsterdam on 12-14 March 2019. Register for your all-inclusive pass and gain full access to the conference, workshops, near 10,000 sq m exhibition, catering and their special conference event Fibration Night, the fibre party of the year!

With 3,000 participants from 100 countries, the FTTH Conference is the largest meeting place in the world for all broadband stakeholders! Join them in Amsterdam to meet top industry leaders and decision makers and get insights from leading experts on broadband and fibre technology, policy & finance.