June 10, 2014 08:00 ET

ASSIA CEO, Dr. John Cioffi, to Present at CommunicAsia on Profitable Delivery of 100 Mbps DSL Services

The 'Father of DSL' and Leading Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Will Also Share His Insights in the Latest Advances and Best Practices for Achieving Gigabit Broadband Speed With Existing Fiber, DSL and Wi-Fi Technology

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 10, 2014) - ASSIA, Inc., a leading solutions company for broadband service providers, today announced that ASSIA CEO and Chairman Dr. John Cioffi will deliver a closing keynote address, "Three Steps to Profitably Deliver 100 Mbps Broadband Services over Copper," at the CommunicAsia exhibition and conference on June 19, 2014 in Singapore. ASSIA is also an exhibitor at CommunicAsia and will showcase its big-data solutions for service providers including Active Care for contact centers; Outside Plant Maintenance for field-service operations; and Customer Experience Management for network operations in stand BL2-07 in the US Pavilion.

In his presentation Dr. Cioffi will share his unique perspectives on the developments in DSL technology, network diagnostics, and line optimization that are helping to improve the throughput of DSL networks for profitable delivery of 100 Mbps DSL services. He will also present a revolutionary new approach to achieving gigabit broadband speed with existing fiber, DSL, and Wi-Fi technology, called IP layer bonding.

Who: Dr. John Cioffi, CEO and Chairman, ASSIA, Inc.

What: Closing Keynote Address: "Three Steps to Profitably Deliver 100 Mbps Broadband Services over Copper"

When: Thursday, June 19, 4:20 - 4:50 p.m.

Where: CommunicAsia, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

About Dr. John Cioffi
Dr. John Cioffi is a 35-year veteran of the broadband industry and sports numerous prestigious awards for his contributions to technology and industry. Prior to founding ASSIA in 2003, he served as founder, CTO and vice president of engineering at Amati before its acquisition by Texas Instruments. Dr. Cioffi held a tenured endowed professorship at Stanford University in the Department of Electrical Engineering from 1985 to 2009, where he is now an active Professor Emeritus with limited ongoing research efforts in broadband access. He has published more than 400 papers and holds more than 100 patents. Dr. Cioffi is a member of the United States National Academy of Engineering and an International Fellow of the United Kingdom Royal Society of Engineering. He is a winner of the Economist Computing and Telecommunications Award (2010), the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal (2010), the IEEE Kobayashi Award (2001), and the Marconi Society's Marconi Prize (2006). He currently serves on the board of Alto Beam and on the Marconi Society Board of Trustees. Dr. Cioffi holds a BSEE from the University of Illinois and a PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

About ASSIA, Inc.
ASSIA, Inc. is a strategic and trusted solutions vendor to broadband service providers worldwide. ASSIA solutions enable providers to grow revenues, increase customer satisfaction, improve operational efficiencies, and deliver new multimedia content to the broadband-enabled home. ASSIA has more than 70 million broadband lines under contract with top-tier service providers worldwide and is backed by strategic investors, including AT&T, Mingly China Growth Fund, SFR Development, Sandalwood Partners, Sofinnova Partners, Stanford University, Swisscom Ventures, T-Ventures, and Telefonica. For more information, visit

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