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Find out the latest telecommunications news about the WBBA including news articles, news releases, broadband webinars, the WBBA Member Blog and Member Spotlight Series, plus links to our social media channels and WBBA press office contact details.
March 26, 2024
Navigating the Transition: Telecom Operators' Journey to Techcos
One of the most formidable challenges lies in the fierce competition posed by global "Big Tech" firms such as Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Meta Platforms, and Microsoft. This juxtaposition often feels like a David versus Goliath scenario, with traditional operators grappling to assert their relevance amidst tech giants wielding vast resources and influence.
March 8, 2024
Reflecting on the Inaugural General Assembly of the World Broadband Association in Barcelona
WBBA hits milestone in Barcelona! A groundbreaking step toward shaping global broadband technology.
March 8, 2024
Reflecting on Success: Highlights from WBBA's Third Board Meeting in Barcelona
WBBA's pivotal Barcelona Board meeting: shaping broadband's future trajectory with dedication & innovation.
December 12, 2023
2023 Broadband Wrap Up
In this blog Omdia summarizes some of the most important events that have shaped this industry in 2023.
October 23, 2023
Belt and Road Forum Spotlights WBBA’s Advocacy: Unleashing Broadband's Potential, Bridging the Digital Divide for Global E-commerce Growth
Marking the 10th anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), this forum served as a pivotal platform for collective discussions and the establishment of high-quality cooperation under "the Belt and Road." Li Zhengmao, Chairman of the World Broadband Association (WBBA), delivered a keynote address on advancing e-commerce and sustainable trade.
October 10, 2023
Nokia's Ultra-Broadband Event in Bangkok: Fostering Global Collaboration for a Digital Future
Nokia's Ultra-Broadband customer event took centre stage in the city of Bangkok, Thailand. This event served as a magnet for world-leading network operators and industry partners, providing a platform for sharing cutting-edge technology, industry insights, and innovative applications.
October 6, 2023
Unleashing the Power of Cloud-Network Convergence
In the last in a series of four WBBA Working Group webinars, ZhongHua Chen, of China Telecom, explores key findings from "Driving the Future: Understanding the Landscape of Cloud Network Convergence".
September 18, 2023
The State of Broadband and the Pressing Need for Digital Inclusion
Watch as Martin Creaner, Director General, World Broadband Association, addresses the state of broadband and the pressing need for digital inclusion.
August 1, 2023
Broadband Investment Demands and Trends
In the second in a series of four World Broadband Association (WBBA) Working Group webinars, Kevin Hasley, Vice President – Strategic Initiatives, Ookla, examines the key investment demands.
July 10, 2023
The Broadband Roadmap to 2030
In the first in a series of four WBBA Working Group webinars, Dr Marcus Brunner, Chief Expert, Huawei Technologies Switzerland, delivers a detailed generational roadmap on how the telecoms industry will reach the future of broadband networks by 2030
April 20, 2023
WBBA Barcelona Seminar 2023 Held Successfully
On 28 February 2023, the World Broadband Association (WBBA) Barcelona Seminar 2023 was held with the theme of Maximising Broadband’s Global Potential.
March 2, 2023
Former China Telecommunications Corporation CEO elected as World Broadband Association Board Chairman
WBBA Board of Directors held its first meeting in Barcelona where Li Zhengmao, former CEO of China Telecommunications Corporation, was elected as the Chairman of the Board.
November 17, 2022
WBBA Convenes Broadband Industry Stakeholders from Across the Globe for Annual Event 2022
The World Broadband Association gathered an audience of over 300 stakeholders from across the broadband industry and beyond.
June 20, 2022
Former TM Forum President & CEO, Martin Creaner, appointed as Director General of the World Broadband Association
One of the leading strategic thinkers in the global communications industry, Martin Creaner, has been appointed to the World Broadband Association (WBBA) as Director General.

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