Mission

The Forum’s mission is to unlock the potential for new markets and profitable revenue growth by leveraging new technologies in the home, intelligent small business and multi-user infrastructure of the broadband network. The innovative use of NFV, SDN, Ultra-Fast access and IoT (Internet of Things) enables the delivery of exciting ultra-fast broadband services, for the connected home and business, access and converged 5G infrastructure and Cloud.

Our work enables home, business and converged broadband services, encompassing customer, wireline and wireless access and backbone networks. Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of the work in order to bring new, valuable services to our member companies and all stakeholders who use the developed work.

Expertise and Experience

Broadband expertise is sourced from more than 150 manufacturers and service provider companies and has published over 200 globally adopted standards over the last 26 years. Activity levels driven by the emergence of ultra-fast connectivity, connected users, IoT, NFV/SDN, 5G and software initiatives have seen contribution levels rise rapidly with more than 1500 active participants using state of the art agile development tools.

What makes the Broadband Forum an Industry Leader?

Our core values are at the heart of BBF’s work and organization. The Forum’s work is driven by the market opportunities and business dynamics for new technologies not the technologies for their own sake. The organization holds itself accountable for achieving its members established goals and successfully carrying out our mission.