• Technical Conference:  24 – 28 March 2024
  • Exhibition: 26 – 28 March 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

Technologies and Focus to Add Value to the Goal of a Single Multi-Access Optical PON Network

Wednesday, 08 March, 15:30 – 16:30

Theater II

Session Description:

Two key drivers are influencing the future of PON Networks, converging the access network for residential, business, mobile, IOT and smart cities and the need for greater intelligence and assured QoE to meet new service demands. From a technology and standards perspective what are the advancements and use cases to move away from a connectivity based residential PON access to meet these new network demands?
Organized by:


Andrew Bender, CTO, DZS, USA


Andrew Bender, CTO, DZS, USA

Philippe Chanclou, Manager of Fixed Access Networks Team, Orange Labs, France

Frank Effenberger, Fellow, Futurewei Technologies, USA

Ed Hardstead, Nokia

Francisco Rodrigues, CEO, PicAdvanced, Portugal

Rajesh Yadav, Fellow Optical Transport Network, Architecture design, Verizon, USA

Guillaume Lavalle, Solution Manager, EXFO, Canada