ASSIA and Analysys Mason to Present Webinar on Vectored VDSL: Smart Strategies for Delivering 100 Mbps

Stephen Wilson, a Leading Telecommunications Analyst, and Dr. George Ginis, a Leading Expert on Vectored VDSL, Deliver Essential Insights Into the Business Case for Deploying Vectored VDSL2

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 7, 2013) - ASSIA, Inc., a leading solutions company for broadband service providers, today announced that Analysys Mason Senior Analyst Stephen Wilson and ASSIA SVP of DSL Marketing Dr. George Ginis will deliver a webinar, "Vectored VDSL: Smart Strategies for Delivering 100 Mbps," on October 15, 2013. The webinar is part of a series of thought-leadership initiatives on vectored VDSL, which also includes a white paper, "Smart Vectoring," and a presentation by ASSIA CEO Dr. John Cioffi, "Smart Vectoring: Invest Wisely with DSL Management to 100 Mbps," at Broadband World Forum 2013.

Vectored VDSL has emerged as a key component of the service provider's access network technologies, enabling delivery of dedicated rates in excess of 100 Mbps over the existing copper plant. In this webinar, Stephen Wilson and George Ginis, will discuss new findings on vectoring management and present tips for streamlining the deployment of vectoring to derive the highest achievable performance and ensure rapid profitability. They will offer valuable insights into the challenges of deploying vectored VDSL2, the tools available to cope with these challenges, and the business case for achieving the highest return on investment.

Who: Stephen Wilson, Senior Analyst, Analysys Mason; Dr. George Ginis, SVP of DSL Marketing, ASSIA, Inc.
What: Webinar: "Vectored VDSL: Smart Strategies for Delivering 100 Mbps"
When: Tuesday, October 15, 11:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time; 4:00 p.m. British Summer Time
Where: Register here

About Stephen Wilson
Stephen Wilson contributes research to Analysys Mason's Fixed Networks program and is also the lead analyst for its European Country Reports research program. He covers the fixed broadband access market, for example, recently looking at developments such as VDSL2 vectoring, pair bonding and phantom mode. He also provides coverage on a regional level of developments across the telecoms sector in Europe including writing country profiles as well as case studies, presentations and analysis articles. Prior to joining Analysys Mason he held research analyst positions at Informa Telecoms & Media and Datamonitor. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy, politics and economics from the University of Oxford.

About George Ginis
Dr. George Ginis is senior vice president of DSL marketing with ASSIA, Inc., overseeing marketing of DSL network management products and helping service providers maximize the profit and performance of broadband access networks. Between 2002 and 2005 he was a systems engineer with the Broadband Communications Group of Texas Instruments, where he was involved in the design of DSL chipsets for central office equipment and residential gateways. He holds a diploma in electrical and computer engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University. While at Stanford, he performed seminal research on vectored VDSL, and is an inventor of 30 fundamental DSL patents and applications in the areas of vectoring, phantom channels, and automated diagnostics and management.

About ASSIA, Inc.
ASSIA, Inc. is a strategic and trusted solutions vendor to broadband service providers worldwide. ASSIA solutions enable providers to grow revenues, increase customer satisfaction, improve operational efficiencies, and deliver new multimedia content to the broadband-enabled home. ASSIA has more than 70 million broadband lines under contract with top-tier service providers worldwide and is backed by strategic investors, including AT&T, Mingly China Growth Fund, SFR Development, Sandalwood Partners, Sofinnova Partners, Stanford University, Swisscom Ventures, T-Ventures, and Telefonica. For more information, visit

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