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Bringing together broadband stakeholders and decision makers to develop the industry effectively.

The mission of the WBBA is to unify broadband industry stakeholders to address and drive forward shared goals of maximising the social and economic benefits of equality of broadband for all globally.

The association will provide an open organisation for future-facing broadband cooperation and partnership across the industry.

World Broadband Association


Our mission
Our mission

The World Broadband Association (WBBA) is a new initiative led by Informa Tech, that will gather industry stakeholders including service providers, vendors and regulatory bodies to provide leadership for digital broadband across the next decade.

Our objectives are:

  • To be recognized as the leading broadband association as the principal voice, through leadership and advocacy for the industry leaders from across the ecosystem
  • Determine what are the industry challenges and how to overcome them
  • Commit to enhance the community’s influence, impact and value through high-impact and high-results advocacy
  • Support the drive towards the provision of broadband networks and services for all
  • Accelerate the healthy development of the broadband industry, ensuring sustainable benefits for stakeholders, end-users, and society

The WBBA will support these objectives by:

  • Creating a community of like-minded professionals
  • Enabling effective collaboration and co-creation among all industry stakeholders, to jointly address technical development, standards, commercial models, and other industry bodies
Challenges
Challenges
  • Addressing inequality of broadband access
  • Developing impactful regulation and policy
  • Ensuring sustainable service provider ROI
  • Enabling vertical industry innovation
  • Delivering end to end experience
  • Building a future proof network

Why join?
Why join?
  • Receive the latest news and stay up to date on the latest challenges faced by the digital broadband industry globally
  • Share your expertise and knowledge and contribute to the shaping of the digital broadband industry in the digital economy age
  • Meet, network and collaborate with cross-sector ecosystem partners, telcos, industry verticals, policymakers, OTTs and investors

Benefits of Membership:

  • Access to join Omdia analyst-led executive round tables to discuss key industry challenges and to drive sustainable development through member collaboration
  • Opportunity to shape and participate in globally-focused digital symposiums in order to carry the core messages of the alliance to the wider Broadband ecosystem and to expand the alliance in 2022
  • Invitation to contribute to industry research with a specific focus on creating new Omdia white papers, blog and newsletter content