Roger Bindl reports on the MTA 2007 Annual Convention. The overview coverage includes highlights of the breakout sessions and keynote speaker. The breakouts include IPTV, Open Source Technologies, FTTH Challenges, and Broadband as a core service. The report also highlights the keynote speaker Tom Woldum of MRM Worldwide on social networking, mobility, and video sharing followed by an interview response as to how telcos can embrace these over the top services.
Breakout Topics-Speakers: Transforming the Network to a Broadband Powerhouse – Donovan Prostrollo Calix; The True Fiber to the Home Challenge, The Customer Premise – Dustin Maier of Kadrmas Lee & Jackson; Taking IPTV to the Next Level – David Hunt Conklin Itracom, Wayne Walters ECI Telecom, Tom Nations Mapcom Systems; Increase Profits with Open Source Technologies – Michael Heitland CC&I.