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Broadband World Forum
24-26 October 2023, Porte de Versailles

Philippe Chanclou
Team Manager, Fixed Access Networks at Orange


Philippe Chanclou received the Ph. D. and Habilitation degrees from Rennes University, France in 1999 and 2007 respectively.

He joined the R&D facilities of France Telecom in 1996 where he worked on the research of active and passive optical telecommunications functions for access networks. In 2000, he joined the University of ENST-Bretagne (now IMT Atlantique) as a senior lecturer where he was engaged in research on optical switching and optical devices using liquid crystal for telecommunications. During 2001 to 2003, he has participated to the foundation of Optogone Company. Since 2004, he joined Orange Labs where he was engaged in research on the next generation optical access networks. He is now manager of Fixed Access Networks team. This team is an active about delivery, anticipation, standardization and research concerning FTTx topics for Home (Passive Optical Network), Enterprise (Passive Optical LAN) and Antenna (including the transport of radio access network interfaces “xhaul”: backhaul, midhaul, fronthaul).

Dr. Chanclou is IEEE senior member. He received the SPIE Rudolf Kingslake Medal and Prize in 2007.

Agenda Sessions

  • Maximising your fibre network capacity with 5G xHaul, POL and FTTR business cases

  • Panel Discussion