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15-17 October 2019 | RAI, Amsterdam, Netherlands


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

BBWF will unify leaders from telcos and solution providers and enable you to upgrade, future proof and monetise your next generation networks


BBWF is the only global operator-led event for the networks industry. We will be bringing the entire broadband ecosystem a platform that enables innovation, collaboration and facilitates learning about trends and future technologies. 

Our program will be exploring the industry buzz surrounding 5G, AI, edge computing, network slicing, open source, IoT and blockchain and will provide a realistic perspective on how these technologies are currently being deployed, how they are evolving and how they are being monetised. 

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

Of operators view attending BBWF as important to their job role
Of attendees use BBWF to keep up to date with new trends and innovations
of operators are considering where to invest their budgets when they attend BBWF
of operators use BBWF to meet with potential new suppliers


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

Put Your Company In The BBWF Spotlight

Do you have a product or solution that the industry needs to know about? 

Secure a space in the expo and own your space in the broadband ecosystem. BBWF is your chance to meet with over 4,100 broadband professionals and gain access to decision makers at end user companies. Over 63% of operators in attendance utilise BBWF to meet with potential new suppliers - can you afford to pass on this opportunity?

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


RAI Hotel Services is the official agent for the Broadband World Forum 2019, forms part of RAI Amsterdam and works closely with over 100 hotels in and around Amsterdam.

Looking for a luxury, centrally-located suite, a quiet boutique hotel or a cosy budget hostel? They will help you book your ideal accommodation with ease.

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