Published: June 12, 2015 9:00 a.m. ET
Ikanos Expert Will Discuss Framework to Facilitate Self-Install by the Subscriber for Future Deployments of G.fast and Vectored VDSL2 Services
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FREMONT, CA, Jun 12, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Ikanos Communications, Inc. IKAN, -8.55% 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.
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Sorbara, Massimo [MC????]
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I believe that Massimo is a member of the Class of 1978.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Sorbara, Massimo [MC1978]
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