News Release Archive


December 15, 2016

Industry’s first XGS-PON Plugfest extends PON interoperability (PDF)

December 1, 2016
New service provider initiative to speed delivery of virtualized services (PDF)

November 14, 2016 takes center stage as Broadband Forum takes in ITU Telecom World 2016 (PDF)
Telebyte Inc. showcases in real-world test environment

October 27, 2016
Broadband Forum delivers on promises made in Atlanta (PDF)
Next steps in Cloud CO and USP projects revealed as the Forum prepares to help operators develop cloud services

October 12, 2016
Broadband Forum focuses on the business end of NFV at SDN World Congress (PDF)
Broadband Forum focuses on the business end of NFV

August 30, 2016
Promise of significant revenue growth for operators as Broadband Forum publishes first YANG modules for FTTdp management software specifications (PDF)

August 10, 2016
Broadband Forum brings NFV home (PDF)

July 28, 2016
Broadband Forum and ON.Lab collaborate on CORD

July 27, 2016
Deutsche Telekom calls on Broadband Forum members to "Collaborate on 'true convergence' of mobile and fixed networks to unlock full potential of 5G"

June 2, 2016
World's leading companies shape the future of Broadband networks

April 27, 2016
Operators outline their visions for the Next Generation Broadband Network at unique Atlanta event

February 4, 2016
Gigabit subscribers projected to be at least 100 million by 2020

January 6, 2016
Broadband Forum Chairman: "Deploy right or miss out on unique opportunity to bring showcase technologies at CES to the masses"


November 23, 2015
Broadband Forum brings Fiber closer to home

October 20, 2015
Broadband Forum Announces First Demonstrations of as Initial Deliverable of Forum's New Broadband 20/20 Vision

September 30, 2015
Broadband 20/20: a new world of communications

September 4, 2015
Broadband Forum Architects an Ultra-fast Future

June 16, 2015
Faster time to market for Ultra-Fast Broadband as Broadband Forum completes industry's first plugfest for DPU and CPE equipment

June 12, 2015
TR-069's Pivotal Role in Internet of Things (IoT) and the Smart Home

March 25, 2015
Ultrafast Broadband Market Impetus Accelerated by New Wave of Broadband Forum G-PON Certification

March 6, 2015
Broadband Forum Presents Standardization for the Virtualized Multi-Service Broadband Network

February 5, 2015
Operators' Need for Interoperability Drives Broadband Forum's G-PON Certification


December 11, 2014
Taipei Hosts Broadband Forum as Taiwan Broadband Penetration Marches On

December 8, 2014 Solves Ultra HDTV Bandwidth Bottleneck

October 21, 2014
New Technologies for Innovative New Services at the Broadband Forum's Interoperability Pavilion

September 18, 2014
Broadband Forum's Q3 Meeting Goes Beyond Broadband

September 15, 2014
Broadband Forum and NFV ISG (ETSI) Up the Ante for NFV

August 20, 2014
Broadband Forum TR-069 Statement

June 25, 2014
TR-069 Gears Up for Ten More Years as Device Management Evolves to Services Management

June 17, 2014
Vectoring Advances Need Best Practice Processes, Says Broadband Forum

June 3, 2014
Brazil Broadband Faces Its Biggest Challenge

April 9, 2014
40 Million New Broadband Subscribers and 14.1% Growth in IPTV Mark a Year of Steady Growth

April 8, 2014 to be Major Factor in European Union 2020 Vision for Broadband Penetration, Says Broadband Forum

March 13, 2014
Small Cell Backhaul Helps Solve Service Provider Issues

March 13, 2014
The Era of the Software Defined Operator is here, says Deutsche Telekom


December 3, 2013
European Telecom Leaders Keynote at Broadband Forum Meeting

October 22, 2013
Operators say G-PON interoperability is key to the success of Superfast Broadband

October 15, 2013
UNH-IOL Hosts First Ever 100 Mbps Multi-Vendor VDSL2 Vectoring Demonstration in Broadband Forum's Interoperability Pavilion

October 1, 2013
Broadband Forum Pavilion Creates a Center for Interoperability at the Broadband World Forum

September 5, 2013
Broadband Forum to host Interoperability Pavilion at Broadband World Forum

June 18, 2013
Broadband Forum Launches BroadbandSuite™ 6.2

June 17, 2013
Broadband Forum and TNO team up for Global DSL Seminar 2013

April 24, 2013
Broadband Forum Launches BroadbandSuite™ 6.1

April 16, 2013
FTTx Supercharges Broadband Deployment

March 26, 2013
Broadband Forum Holds Industry's First G.Vector Interoperability Plugfest for VDSL2

March 19, 2013
Three New Companies Join the Broadband Forum Board of Directors

February 20, 2013
FTTx access now serves more than 105 million global subscribers worldwide

January 3, 2013
Actiontec Achieves Broadband Forum BBF.069 Certification for Remote Management



December 18, 2012
Broadband Forum Ends the 2012 Year Strong (PDF Format)


October 18, 2012
Broadband Forum wins Outstanding Contribution to Broadband Success award(PDF Format)

October 16, 2012
New BBF .069 CPE Certification Launched as Broadband Surges Past 624 millions(PDF Format)

October 16, 2012
Q2 Broadband and IPTV Subscription Figures(PDF Format)

October 10, 2012
Broadband Forum Holds Industry's First VDSL2 G.Vector Plugfest(PDF Format)

June 20, 2012
Broadband Forum passes 600 million subscriber milestone (in English)(PDF Format)

Broadband Forum passes 600 million subscriber milestone (in Chinese)(PDF Format)

June 19, 2012
New Ovum Report: 147 M+ devices now managed via TR-069 (in English) (PDF Format)

New Ovum Report: 147 M+ devices now managed via TR-069 (in Chinese)(PDF Format)

May 31, 2012
Broadband Forum Supports World IPv6 Launch Day(PDF Format)

April 24, 2012
Major standards organizations cooperate to drive the development of Home Environment Services (PDF Format)

March 21, 2012
2011 Broadband Growth Fastest in Five Years (PDF Format)

Presentation: Broadband & IPTV Progress Report - Year End 2011 (PDF Format)

March 21, 2012
India poised to join top ten countries for broadband as it forges ahead with 24.5% annual growth (PDF Format)

February 15, 2012
Hybrid FTTx leads the growth in broadband access (PDF Format)

February 5, 2012
New BBF BroadbandSuite 6.0: 4G/LTE Ready Mobile Backhaul (PDF Format)

January 12, 2012
Broadband Delivers Strongest Growth Since 2009 (PDF Format)
Now serving more than 581 million subscribers



December 15, 2011
Broadband Forum Honors three of its Top Contributors (PDF Format)

 December 8, 2011

Broadband Forum Announces Specifications for MPLS in Mobile Backhaul in 4G/LTE Networks (PDF Format)

December 1, 2011
Another ONU added to growing list of Broadband Forum G-PON ONU Certification (PDF Format)

 November 24, 2011

Broadband Forum CEO Robin Mersh among Top 100 in Telecoms (PDF Format)

 October 26, 2011

Announcing First Products to Achieve Broadband Forum G-PON ONU Certification (PDF Format)

Presentation: ITU Telecom World 2011 (PDF Format)


September 27, 2011
IPTV Now Serves More Than 50 Million Customers Worldwide (PDF Format)

Midyear 2011 Broadband & IPTV Sub-report

 September 21, 2011

Broadband Forum Delivers Fiber Solution Set (PDF Format)

June 21, 2011

Fastest Global Broadband Growth Since 2009 (PDF Format)

June 7, 2011 Moves from Specification to Reality (PDF Format)

 June 2, 2011

Broadband Forum and IPv6 Forum Work Together to Accelerate Global Activation of IPv6 (PDF Format)

May 24, 2011

BroadbandSuite 4.1 Release Gives Providers Tools Necessary for Enhancing Service Delivery (PDF Format)

May 17, 2011

HomeGrid Forum and Broadband Forum Announce First Open Chipset Interoperability Plugfest (PDF Format)

March 24, 2011

India in Top Three Countries for Global Broadband Growth (PDF Format)

March 23, 2011

Year-End 2010 Broadband & IPTV Report Highlights: Global Broadband Penetration is the Critical Driver behind Broadband Forum's IPv6 Solutions (PDF Format)

March 16, 2011

Broadband Forum Provides a Strong Start to the New Year with a New President and Continued Drive on IPv6, PON, MPLS, Connected Home and Enterprise Services (PDF Format)

January 6, 2011

Broadband Subscription Reached 509 Million Lines Worldwide as IPTV Passes 40 Million Subscriber Milestone (PDF Format)


December 16, 2010

Broadband Forum Celebrates Record Year at Final Meeting of 2010 (PDF Format)

October 26, 2010

Broadband Forum Rolls Out BroadbandSuite 3.2: Next Generation Home Networking & Management Platform (PDF Format)

September 27, 2010

BBF President Tom Starr Named Amongst 100 Most Powerful People in Telecoms (PDF Format)

September 20, 2010

Forging a True Global Connection - Broadband Passes 500 Million Subscribers (PDF Format)

June 25, 2010

HGI Starts Work on Requirements Document Following Successful Smart Energy Event (PDF Format)

June 16, 2010

Global Broadband Hits 484 Million Subscriber Mark as more than 14 Million Lines Are Added in Q1 2010 (PDF Format)

June 16, 2010

Broadband Forum and Homegrid Forum Reach Definitive Collaboration Agreement with the Aim of Enabling Conformance and Interoperability of Products (PDF Format)

June 8, 2010

New Broadband Forum Initiatives in Next Generation Access (NGA) and Architecture (PDF Format)

April 21, 2010

Improving GPON Interoperability and Boosting Fiber Deployments: FSAN and the Broadband Forum establish new collaboration (PDF Format)

March 24, 2010

Broadband Growth Steady in 2009 with a Real Pick Up in Every Region in Fourth Quarter (PDF Format)

March 10, 2010

Broadband Forum Announces New Officers (PDF Format)

March 2, 2010

3GPP and the Broadband Forum Collaborate on Fixed/Mobile Convergence Standards (PDF Format)

February 9, 2010

Broadband Forum Launches First Ever Certification Program (PDF Format)

January 14, 2010

Broadband Forum Announces New Certification Program at MPLS & Ethernet World Congress (PDF Format)