SOURCE: Ikanos Communications

Ikanos Communications

June 12, 2015 09:00 ET

Ikanos Communications Presenting in TNO's Ultra-Fast-Broadband Seminar

Ikanos Expert Will Discuss Framework to Facilitate Self-Install by the Subscriber for Future Deployments of G.fast and Vectored VDSL2 Services

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 12, 2015) - Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN), a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the connected home, has announced that Massimo Sorbara, Senior Director of Technical Standards, will speak at TNO's Ultra-Fast Broadband Seminar, on June 18, 2015 at Hilton The Hague in the Netherlands.

This presentation will provide a framework to facilitate self-install by the customer in the deployment of G.fast and Vectored VDSL2 access lines. Ikanos will show a system model for implementation of customer self-install and identify various challenges to be faced and tools to use in the installation process. This will conclude with a summary of the standardization activity supporting customer self-install in the Broadband Forum and ITU-T. 

Who: Massimo Sorbara, Senior Director of Technical Standards, Ikanos Communications

What: DSL Technical Innovations

When: Thursday, June 18, 2015, 10:45 am UTC

Where: Hilton, The Hague, Netherlands

About Massimo Sorbara
Massimo Sorbara is Sr. Director of Technical Standards at Ikanos Communications in Red Bank, NJ (formerly of Globespan, GlobespanVirata, and Conexant Systems). He is currently involved in the development of G.fast and DSL standards in the ITU-T and serves as Vice-chair in the Metallic Transmission Group in the Broadband Forum responsible for development of the DSL test specifications. Massimo has been involved in DSL Standards Development since 1990 seeing the evolutions of the HDSL, ADSL, and VDSL standards. He has served as the Chair of ATIS Committee NIPP-NAI (formerly T1E1.4) 2000-2008 and as Vice-chair 1994-1999, and 2008 - present; chair of the Spectral Compatibility Sub-Committee in NRIC-V (an advisory group to the FCC); and the CPE Working Group in FS-VDSL Committee defining CPE technical specifications in support of VDSL based services. From 1986 through 1996, Mr. Sorbara held positions at AT&T Bell Labs / AT&T Paradyne, where he was primarily responsible for DSL systems engineering and product definition. Mr. Sorbara holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College and a MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Santa Clara.

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 G.fast, 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. Along 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 or smart health are highlight topics of this last day of the seminar.

About Ikanos Communications, Inc.
Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN) is a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the connected home. The company's broadband DSL, communications processors and other offerings power access infrastructure and customer premises equipment for many of the world's leading network equipment manufacturers and telecommunications service providers. For more information, visit www.ikanos.com.

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