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FTTH Council Americas Announces Track at CommTech East Featuring Eight Member Companies, a Hosted Reception and a Booth in Exhibition Hall

 FTTH Council Americas Announces Track at CommTech East Featuring Eight Member Companies, a Hosted Reception and a Booth in Exhibition Hall   Washington, DC (March 6, 2017)​ — The Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas is pleased to announce an educational track on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, featuring eight of our member companies, at the upcoming ​CommTech East show​ in Ontario, Canada. The FTTH Council will also host a reception and will present at booth #56 in the exhibit hall.
 
At 1:00 PM EST, FTTH Council President and CEO Heather Burnett Gold will give an overview of the statistics and drivers for fiber to the home in Canada. Other speakers, presenting on additional relevant topics, will include:
 
● Luigi Bernucci, Senior Sales Engineer, Calix: “Fiber Networks - Where we've been and where we're going” ● Kevin Bourg, Optical Network Architect, Corning: “FTTH Design Network Architecture Evolution” ● Roger Vaghan, Solutions Engineer, OFS: “New Solutions to Reach Fiber Subscribers in Homes and Buildings” ● Brian Schrand, Director of Application Engineering, Clearfield: “Fiber management — Density vs. Accessibility” ● Barry Derrick, Strategic Solutions Marketing Manager, ADTRAN: “SD-Access: Building a Broadband Network for Web-Scale” ● Xavier Smet, Consultant, Comsof Americas: “Network Planning Challenges of Rural Deployments” ● Gwenn Amice, Subject Matter Expert, ESFO: “Impact of Next Generation PON System on FTTH Network Testing” ● Bryan McIver, President and CEO, Fresnel Software Software Corporation: “End-to-End Fully-Integrated FTTx Deployment: Reducing Working Capital, Increasing Margin, and Driving Schedule Reliability, While Working at Scale”
  About the Fiber to the Home Council Americas The Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas is a non-profit association consisting of companies and organizations that deliver video, Internet and/or voice services over high-bandwidth, next-generation, direct fiber optic connections - as well as those involved in planning and building FTTH networks. Its mission is to accelerate deployment of all-fiber access networks by demonstrating how fiber-enabled applications and solutions create value for service providers and their customers, promote economic development and enhance quality of life. More information about the Council can be found at​ ​http://www.ftthcouncil.org​.  

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