June 15, 2015 08:00 ET

ASSIA CEO Dr. John Cioffi to Present at TNO's Ultra-Fast Broadband Seminar

DSL Expert to Discuss Challenges of Delivering Reliable Fast Broadband to Consumers

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 15, 2015) - ASSIA, Inc., a leading solutions company for broadband service providers, has announced that ASSIA CEO and Chairman Dr. John Cioffi will speak at the TNO Ultra-Fast Broadband Seminar on June 17, 2015, at Hilton The Hague in the Netherlands.

In the presentation, Dr. Cioffi will discuss the importance of delivering reliable high bandwidth, continuous connectivity, and stability on broadband lines to ensure satisfied consumers. He also will indicate how carriers can identify problems with consumers' Internet access connections, and how consumers can monitor the stability and data rates on their broadband lines.

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

What: "When Does an Internet Consumer Really Have Reliably Fast Broadband?" presentation

When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 9:10 am UTC

Where: Hilton, The Hague, Netherlands

About Dr. John Cioffi
Dr. John Cioffi is a 35-year veteran of the DSL industry and has been recognized with numerous 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 Professor Emeritus. 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 Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

About TNO Ultra-Fast Broadband Seminar 
The UFBB Seminar 2015 focuses on DSL technology and Broadband Home. The first day concentrates on the regulation and policy aspects. The second and third day are opening on the technology developments such as, vectoring and multi-operator service handling. It will also provide insights in other techniques/topics such as FTTx and in-home device access.

The last day focuses on Broadband Home and its advances. Also this day discusses various new technologies and business perspectives regarding the highly heterogeneous mix of private networks, middleware and personal devices that people at home try to interconnect to the broadband access gateway. Smart energy, smart home and smart health are highlight topics of this last day of the seminar.

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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