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Benoît Felten
Chief Research Officer at Diffraction Analysis


CEO and founder of Diffraction Analysis, Benoît Felten is a recognized expert on issues related to Next-Generation-Access. Felten’s expertise stems from an understanding of the business model issues of fixed network rejuvenation and from there expands into all aspects impacting the business model: technology choices, service opportunities, go to market strategies, regulation, etc. He also analyses public policies aiming at promoting the deployment of fiber rich networks.

Before starting Diffraction Analysis, Felten was a Director of Access Network Research at Yankee Group where he led the company’s research efforts in the NGA field. Prior to that, Felten was a Telecoms Consultant for 8 years, and even further back worked at deploying and selling fiber access to businesses in Belgacom's French subsidiary.

Felten lives between Hong Kong in Paris. He complements his day job by blogging about the economic and social impacts of next generation access on and tweets under the handle of @fiberguy.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Welcome and Introduction from the Chairperson

  • PANEL: Digital Transformation: Is Your Organisation Ready for It?

  • Solutions to the Rural Broadband Conundrum