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The WBBA convenes operators, vendors, the investment community and more to bring you regular, industry-leading events, both online and in-person.

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February 27, 2024
BDC Barcelona 2024
This event will examine how fixed broadband operators can make the leap from telco to techco and the different aspects involved in the telco to techco transformation, including network evolution, retail proposition development and required organisational changes. Leading operators will talk through the successes and lessons learned of their telco to techco journeys. Leading vendors will discuss how their solutions can help telcos make the leap to becoming a techco.
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December 12, 2023
Webinar
Drawing a Bead on BEAD & BABA Webinar
As the U.S. government gears up to hand out nearly $42.5 billion in subsidies for building new broadband networks, service providers of all sizes and stripes are now lining up for a share of the public funds to close the Digital Divide. Under the new Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) program, providers must put up 25% of the project costs, with the feds covering the rest of the tab. Providers must also commit to using mostly U.S.-made equipment in their new networks to meet the government’s Build America, Buy America (BABA) mandate. This one-hour webinar will spell out the opportunities and challenges of BEAD and BABA for U.S. operators.
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October 10, 2023
Webinar
Driving the future: Understanding the landscape of cloud network convergence
This exclusive webinar discuss the need for cloud network convergence that drives the digital economy and will facilitate the connectivity of an intelligent world, just as the power grid accelerated the second industrial revolution. The webinar acts as a guide to understanding the landscape of cloud network convergence. It also expands on the enduring value of IP and optical networking for cloud network convergence.
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September 21, 2023
Webinar
Sustainability as a Strategic Opportunity: Role of Sustainability in Telco Strategy
Discover the latest findings from the WBBA telco sustainability survey, learn best practices for integrating sustainability into your telco strategy, and explore the crucial next steps to harness the full potential of sustainability.
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October 24, 2023
Paris
WBBA Broadband Development Congress 2023: How We Can Accelerate Broadband Excellence
To relive the best moments of the WBBA Broadband Development Congress, we've put together a comprehensive recap video. It's designed for your convenience, with timestamps to help you find the sections that interest you most. Our event was graced by esteemed guest speakers from industry giants such as Nokia, Orange, the International Telecommunication Union, and many more. Their insights and expertise added immense value to the discussions. We also launched the Broadband & Cloud Development Index (BCDI). A game-changer for the global tech industry, the BCDI is here to revolutionize how we view broadband and cloud performance in major countries. This index offers valuable insights and data-driven guidance for a brighter digital future. Enjoy the recap.
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August 22, 2023
Webinar
Broadband Investment: How to Successfully Overcome the Barriers
This webinar will look at building a successful business case for investing in broadband from the point of view of multiple stakeholders.
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July 18, 2023
Webinar
How Can Broadband Networks Meet The Needs of Tomorrow’s Applications?
The demands of new highly-sophisticated devices plus more interactive, bandwidth hungry applications will stretch the capabilities of the broadband network far beyond what is possible today.
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June 29, 2023
Shanghai
The Driver of Cloud Network Broadband on the Digital Economy
As part of our efforts to connect the world by bringing the benefit of broadband to all, the World Broadband Association hosted an industry leading summit to contribute to the future of global broadband development.
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February 28, 2023
Webinar
Maximizing Broadband's Global Potential
The World Broadband Association presented a 90-minute seminar to discuss how the growth of FWA is helping to bridge the digital divide and the potential of cloud-based broadband infrastructure to provide more flexible and scalable connection services.
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December 13, 2022
Webinar
How advanced broadband networks are delivering sustainable social-economic growth
Omdia forecasts global fixed broadband service revenue to grow from $312bn in 2022 to $360bn in 2027, supporting an ICT industry that typically accounts for between 2% and 7% of a country’s GDP.
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December 9, 2022
BEIJING
The World Broadband Association (WBBA) Official Launch Ceremony
Bridging the digidal divide, creating a shared future of digital economy. To celebrate the official launch of the Association, WBBA member China Telecom, hosted a launch event. The event seeked to bring together representatives from business partners, industry leaders, and international organizations as well as renowned experts to share their experiences and best practices.

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