Mission

Broadband Forum’s mission is to unlock the potential for new markets and profitable revenue growth by leveraging new technologies and standards in the home, intelligent small business and multi-user infrastructure of the broadband network. The innovative use of NFV, SDN, Ultra-Fast access,  IoT (Internet of Things), and open source innovation 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 and insights to our member companies, and to the whole broadband community who benefit from our work.

Expertise and Experience

Broadband Forum 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, available to the entire industry. 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, and a steadily increasing audience of observers.

What makes the Broadband Forum an Industry Leader?

Our core values are at the heart of Broadband Forum’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, successfully carrying out our mission, and allowing anyone to interested in broadband to see the fruits of our labor.