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15-17 October 2019 | RAI, Amsterdam, Netherlands

SEPARATE FACT FROM FICTION

Cut through industry hype and get real answers to today's challenges at Broadband World Forum

BBWF is the only operator led event for the network industry in the world. We provide the complete broadband ecosystem with a platform to innovate, collaborate and learn about trends and future technologies, unifying leaders from telcos and solutions providers to upgrade, future proof and monetise next generation networks

Share your views on the latest trends!

Submit a proposal for the trend or technology you would like to present to the BBWF audience for your chance to get on the agenda!

WHAT'S NEW FOR 2019?

NEW LOCATION - NETHERLANDS
  • 7.3 million broadband subscribers
  • 99% broadband penetration - the highest rate per capita in the world!
  • #1 in Europe for connectivity and #4 in Europe for digitisation
  • The Netherlands has an interesting mix of copper, fibre and cable 80% of households have all 3 with operators fighting to have ownership of these homes
  • Well connected - Schipol is Europe's busiest airport and acts as an interchange for international flights
LATEST UPDATES ON TRENDS AND THE FUTURE
  • Gigabit society and gigabit drivers
  • The future of PON
  • 5G & fixed wireless access
  • Holistic network security
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Delivering seamless customer experiences
NEW BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
  • Connect with the complete broadband ecosystem from tier 1 solutions providers, emerging start-ups and global telcos to regional experts and governing bodies
  • Meet senior decision makers with budgets of up to €20 million
  • BBWF records over 1,000+ business meetings on site every year

Can you afford to miss out on your annual Update – your fix of fixed?

95%
Of operators view attending BBWF as important to their job role
86%
Of attendees use BBWF to keep up to date with new trends and innovations
76%
Of sponsors and exhibitors expect the value of their sales generated from BBWF to be between €10,000 and €20 million

WHO WILL BE THERE?

4,100+
Attendees looking for a global business outreach
1,500+
Companies from operators, ISPs, solution providers, analysts, government bodies and start-ups
200+
C-suite speakers! Hear from the VPs and CTOs on their plans for delivering the gigabit society
2,800+
CxOs, VPs, Directors with budgets of up to €20 million (BBWF 2018 post event survey)
150+
Technology providers from start ups to the top 10 global tier 1 tech leaders
95+
Countries in attendance! Uniting the global broadband community in one place

Put Your Company In The BBWF Spotlight


BBWF is the place where senior industry leaders gather to meet new partners, keep pace with new tech trends and find solutions to their biggest challenges.

Expect an exhibition buzzing with the latest network tech, an agenda brimming with top content and an unrivalled guest list of more than 4,100. BBWF is firmly established as the most important event for the global broadband industry. 

Find out why you should be in Amsterdam this October

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.