Fibre optic workshop todayStaff Correspondent
A one-day workshop on fiber optic, latest internet broadband technology, will be held at Radisson Blue Water Garden Hotel on Sunday.
The Fiber to the Home Council Asia Pacific, a non-profit organisation, is organising the workshop.
FTTH Council Asia Pacific general manager Munasir Choudhury told New Age that topics to be addressed at the workshop include FTTH/Fiber for mobile backhauling, challenges with FTTH deployment in the region, FTTH for smart premise, data center, cloud computing and gigabit applications and contents, FTTH products .
‘Since we have the resources from all across APAC, we will bring in the leading FTTH experts from outside…This will be a great networking session and it will energise the technology market in Bangladesh,’ he added.
He said members of the council were major technology companies and operators such as Google, Telkom Indonesia, Cisco Systems, Hitachi, Sumitomo, Fujikura, Huawei and Samsung etc.
‘As part of our activities in Asia Pacific region, we set up seminars, workshops and bring together all the stakeholders in the industry along with our foreign experts to assist the local market,’ Munasir said.
Technology companies Internet Service Providers, network service
providers, mobile operators, Wimax operators, government regulator and other stakeholders such as financial institutions, property developers and senior level policy makers will join the workshop, he added.
The chairman of the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory
Commission is expected to be chief guest and secretary of information and communication technology ministry as special guest of the programme, he added.
The FTTH Council Asia-Pacific is a non-profit organisation established in 2005 in Singapore.
The organisation is building on the success of its sister organisations in the USA and Europe to educate the industry and the general public on opportunities and benefits of Fiber to the Home solutions, Munasir added.
The mission of the FTTH Council Asia-Pacific is to accelerate the
adoption of optical fiber access, by all consumers
and organisations that provide and use broadband services, through factually based education and promotion, in order to enhance the sustainable quality of life, he told New Age.
The platinum sponsors are FONS Bangladesh, Fibre @ Home Limited and YOFC.
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