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Ed Harstead
Lead Technology Strategist, Fixed Networks at Nokia


In the 1990s, Ed Harstead led standardization and implementation of first generation TDM-PON technologies and managed first generation WDM-PON research. Ed spent most of the 2000s in DWDM transport product management. In the current decade he has been supporting the Nokia CTO for Fixed Networks with a recent focus on the standardization of high-speed PON.

Agenda Sessions

  • 25G PON: the next step for fibre