|Workshop "All Star Network Access"
Where: CICG building (International Conference Centre of Geneva)
When: 2 – 4 June 2004
ITU-T Study Group 15, the leader in standardizing xDSL and optical access
technologies, organized a workshop to bring together the main players and
Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) in Network Access technology. Hence the name "All Star Network Access" workshop.
The workshop gave a clear picture of current technology trends with a focus on
implementation and services. The program addressed the evolution of wireless,
optical, and copper-based technologies, as well as regulatory issues and
standardization efforts. It presented case studies, analysed whether
standardization has been effective in fulfilling market needs and identified
potential new standardization topics and areas of co-operation.
The workshop comprised:
To augment the workshop, ITU staged an exhibition and poster session allowing the industry to showcase its products.
Exhibitors were given the chance to provide product demonstrations and have staff on hand to explain features to attendees.
- Optical fiber technologies: Broadband Passive Optical Networks (B-PON) and Gigabit
Passive Optical Networks (G-PON) technologies, Metropolitan Optical Rings
- Ethernet and Metro
- Copper technologies: xDSL, Cable modems
- Wireless technologies: Radio systems, Wi-Fi, fixed wireless, Mobile Access, Satellites, point-to-point lasers
Convening letter (TSB Circular 207)
Hotel booking at preferential ITU rates
ITU-T SG 15 Lead Study Group on Access Transport Network