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Ultrabroadband: Innovation & Regulation

April 3-4, 2008
Telecom ParisTech University
46 Rue Barrault F-75013
Paris, France

This conference will bring together policy makers, industry experts, and academics from the United States, Korea and Europe to examine the perspective of "Ultrabroadband" (i.e. transmission rates above 1Gbps on the residential market). It is a joint event of the Chair on Innovation and Regulation in the Digital Economy (Ecole Polytechnique - Telecom ParisTech - OrangeLabs) and is jointly organized with the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI), and Korea Telecom.

Telecom and cable companies around the world are planning to deploy ultrabroadband networks that require significant infrastructure investments. There are important questions on applications, demand, business models and regulatory conditions to resolve. In this conference, companies will demonstrate ultrabroadband applications, and speakers will explore the technological, economic, strategic, policy and regulatory dimensions of ultrabroadband:

  • What are the different ultrabroadband deployment plans across the industrialized world?
  • What is the role of the regulatory scenarios?
  • What is the impact on content?
  • What are the new quality of services dimensions?
  • What are the determining factors for business strategies, pricing models, applications, advertising opportunities?
  • Should there be national ultrabroadband policies?
  • What are the impacts on broadband market structure? On competition?

Agenda

April 3, 2008 - 14.00 - 17.30
Session 1: Applications

  • Overview of the situation of ultrabroadband in the world - Roland Montagne, IDATE

  • Demonstration of WiBro - Korea Telecom

  • Demonstration of ultrabroadband services from Telecom Italia

  • Demonstration of 3DTV from Orange

  • The role of cable TV in the ultrabroadband future - David Reed, CableLabs

  • Which services in the home network? - Martial Bellec, OrangeLabs | Presentation (PDF)

April 4, 2008 - 09.00 - 12.30
Session 2: Business models

  • Business Strategies in the UBB Era - Taeyol Yoo, KT | Presentation (PDF)

  • Investment models - Raul Katz, CITI | Presentation (PDF)

  • Content business models - Eli Noam, CITI | Presentation (PDF)

  • QoS role in ultrabroadband future models - Elias Aravantinos, CITI | Presentation (PDF)

  • Bundling and scope economies in ultrabroadband - Antonin Arlandis, Orange Labs | Presentation (PDF)

  • Business models based on audience and social network communities - Kevin Mellet and Jean-Samuel Beuscart, OrangeLabs | Presentation (PDF)

  • Pricing models - Telecom Italia Wholesale unit - Pasqual Izzo

April 4, 2008 - 13.30 - 16.30
Session 3: Strategy and policy models

  • Vision of the future from the point of view of a regulatory authority - Gabrielle Gauthey, ARCEP (TBC)

  • Market structure of UBB provision - Bob Atkinson, CITI | Presentation (PDF)

  • National Broadband Policy and UBB Strategies - Suk-Gwon Chang, DCR and Hanyang University

  • Macroeconomic impacts of technological change - Fabrice Collard, IDEI and Patrick Feve IDEI | Presentation (PDF)]

  • UBB Strategies from a Two-Sided Market Perspective - Beong-Geel Choi, Korea Telecom | Presentation (PDF)

  • Ultrabroadband policies to foster innovative infrastructure sharing - Lorenzo Pupillo, Telecom Italia | Presentation (PDF)


For more information on the event, please email CITI's Assistant Director, John Heywood, at jwh2121@columbia.edu.

Conference Organized by France Telecom, Korea Telecom, and the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information

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Contact Us

Columbia Institute for Tele-Information
3022 Broadway
Uris Hall
New York, NY 10027
Phone: (212) 854-4222
Fax: (212) 854-1471
citi@gsb.columbia.edu

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