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Back and better than ever for 2019: Cut through the industry hype and get the answers you need to navigate the changing world of broadband

Broadband World Forum's Digital Series gives you access to the information you need to innovate, collaborate and learn. With whitepapers, webinars, reports, surveys, video interviews and more, the Digital Series explores the topics, challenges and opportunities that are shaping the industry.

What will the 2019 digital series bring you?

5+ Live Webinars
+20 webinar speakers
Monthly Exclusive Reports
+1,000 global Attendees
on-demand insights
thought leading interviews

New Report: Predicting the Future with 2020 Vision

As consumers increasingly expect faster speeds and lower costs, telcos are under the spotlight like never before as they move to aggressive commercial deployment of next gen broadband networks, and attempt to beat out competitors to deliver on customer demands first. 

But with so much changing already, it can be hard to predict what's coming up next, and what to focus on first. To help answer that question, we spoke with insights from executives who are the forefront of the industry, making the key decisions that will shape this future, to hear what they think will happen in 2020 and beyond. 


11 July - 3pm BST

How Operators Can Own The Home 

This webinar aims to cast a spotlight on the realities and opportunities for operators in the home; looking at the business drivers, as well as focusing in on the technical requirements. Operators need to assert their dominance of the home to avoid being relegated to a utility and staying relevant in today’s connected society. 

7 August - 12pm BST

Did Someone Call The Cable Guy?

This webinar will look at the evolution of cable operators from TV providers to connectivity provider, their impact on the broadband market, and why cable groups are already boasting about 10G. From whether cable providers present a real threat, or are just heightened competition for traditional telco, to how much is DOCSIS a challenger to Fibre and 5G, this webinar will cover it all. 

11 September - 12pm BST

Pondering the Future of PON 

This webinar will ponder on the drivers for 10GPON and beyond – beyond high level business customers, what is the use case for consumer broadband? Is consumer data usage increasing enough to justify operator investment in XGPON? Do operators need to invest to improve wif-fi rates and coverage or can GPON still deliver? 

Listen to the digital series 2018 webinars

Why Telco's Should Embrace Innovation & Collaboration

Why should telco's embrace innovation and collaboration? Listen as tech, telco and disruptor giants discuss in hour-long interactive debate. Speakers include BT's Trevor Linney, Google's Crystal Eisinger, Nokia's David Eckard and event chair Alison Diana, editor of Broadband World News.

Telco Network Virtualization – What’s the Hold Up?

Network virtualisation, incorporating SDN & NFV is widely considered an essential part of network evolution, with a quarter of operators committing to a virtualisation strategy over the past 5 years. Despite this, we have yet to see any successful end to end deployment cases. 

Defining Next Generation Networks

This panel - with leaders from Point Topic, Community Fibre and BT - This panel looks at evolving network infrastructure, and identify what are the key building blocks for a ‘next generation network’ ready to deliver on the needs of the gigabit society. 

Should Telco Own the Edge?

Who has ownership of the edge? Data Centre, Enterprise, Application providers? Telco? Listen as expert speakers from Deutsche Telekom, Mobile Edge X, Open Edge Computing Initiative and EJL Wireless Research discuss..

How Can Data Analytics be Used?

Network intelligence – How can telcos use data analytics and AI to improve network performance and increase customer satisfaction? In this webinar, Turkcell, SAP, Heavy Reading and Broadband World News deep dive into data analytics. 

Security 2020

The more networks open up, the more complicated security becomes. This webinar explores what the future of network security will look like and the practical steps operators need to take to secure the next generation of networks.


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