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ONF Spotlight Series on Telecom Open Source Debuts in July 

First ONF Spotlight to Focus on Broadband with Live Virtual Keynotes

MENLO PARK, Calif. - June 30, 2020  - The ONF is launching an exciting series, the ONF Spotlight Series, that combines live virtual keynotes and on-demand plenary panel sessions, presentations and demonstrations. The first ONF Spotlight in the series is focused on open source Broadband related topics; additional sessions that will be conducted throughout the remainder of this year include “5G Transformation with Open Source”, “Enterprise Mobile Edge Cloud-as-a-Service” and “SDN Infrastructure”.

The ONF Spotlight - Broadband virtual event keynote featuring Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier will kick the event off on Tuesday, July 7th (7:00am-9:00am Pacific Time). The ONF welcomes Jochen Appel, Vice President, Tribe Leader Fixed & Mobile Data Platforms and Robert Soukup, Senior Program Manager from Deutsche Telekom, who will be joined by Aseem Parikh, the ONF’s Vice President of Solutions & Partnerships discussing “World’s $1T Broadband Moment!”.

Suleyman Cimen, Fixed Access Systems Architectural Manager, and Cemil Soylu, Fixed Access Network Senior Architect, for Turk Telekom, will be the featured  live virtual keynotes  July 8th (7:00am-9:00am Pacific Time), detailing access network virtualization and Turk Telekom’s access network virtualization journey. They will be joined by ONF’s  Saurav Das, VP Engineering, who will detail SEBA’s evolution in 2020 and direction going forward.

Each of the keynote presentations will be followed by interactive Q&As with webinar attendees and an engaging roundtable discussion.

In addition to the keynote sessions, ONF invites guests to pre-register for access to an array of on-demand technical content including presentations, slides and demonstrations that are part of this event. The agenda and registration is available now | https://bit.ly/2Uovwea

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Operator Insights presentations will feature British Telecom (BT), Google Fiber and Telefonica discussing their broadband networks, challenges and future. A separate Supply Chain panel discussion includes speakers from Edgecore Networks, Netsia and Radisys who will focus their discussion around the impact of incorporating open source software into commercial broadband solutions.


Free Registration
Register to access ONF Spotlight - Broadband Forum on-demand videos and slides which will be released to ONF members following the July 7th keynotes. Public access will follow at a future date and an email will be sent when the content is available to you. There is no cost to register. Please register for keynotes and on-demand content by visiting https://bit.ly/2Uovwea

About the Open Networking Foundation:
The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is an operator led consortium spearheading disruptive network transformation. The ONF Is now  recognized as a leader for open source solutions for operators. The ONF first launched in 2011 as the standard bearer for Software Defined Networking (SDN). Led by its operator partners AT&T, China Unicom, Comcast, Deutsche Telekom, Google, NTT Group and Turk Telekom, the ONF is driving vast transformation across the operator space. For further information visit: https://opennetworking.org