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RFI's Broadband Services 2017 Seminar
Apr 05, 2017 - Apr 07, 2017

Join us for our ResearchFirst Broadband Services 2017 Seminar, which will be preceded by the BMMA 2017 Annual Meeting (April 4th) & the ResearchFirst Telco TV Marketing Symposium (April 3 - 4th).

Meeting dates:  April 5 - 7th, 2017

Location:       New Orleans, LA

Venue:      Le Pavillon Hotel
                  833 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70112

Click here for more info & registration!

 

BMMA 2017 Annual Meeting
Apr 04, 2017

 

Join us for our BMMA 2017 Annual Meeting, which will be preceded by the ResearchFirst Telco TV Marketing Symposium (April 3 – 4 (a.m.)) & followed by the ResearchFirst Broadband Services 2017 Seminar (April 5 - 7).

Annual Meeting date:  April 4, 2017

Location:       New Orleans, LA

Venue:      Le Pavillon Hotel
                  833 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70112

Click here for more info & registration!

 

 

ResearchFirst 2017 Telco TV Marketing Symposium
Apr 03, 2017 - Apr 04, 2017

Join us for our ResearchFirst Telco TV Marketing Symposium, which will be followed by the BMMA 2017 Annual Meeting (April 4th) & the ResearchFirst Broadband Services 2017 Seminar (April 5 - 7th).

Meeting dates:  April 3 - 4th (am), 2017

Location:       New Orleans, LA

Venue:      Le Pavillon Hotel
                  833 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70112

Click here for more info & registration!

BMMA January Call - Executives' Perspectives on Broadband in 2017
Jan 24, 2017 - Jan 24, 2017

Hot topic: Executives' Perspectives on Broadband for 2017


Executive Panel:
   - Ken Paker, Vice President – Network Services and CTO, TDS Telecom
   - Stephen Eyre, Area Vice President - Cloud & Software Solutions Sales, Calix
   - Perry Roach, CEO – Netsweeper, Inc.


Summary:  During this 1.5 hour call, our Executive Panel will inform the BMMA membership regarding industry trends and how best to address them for the coming year. Each executive has been asked to address the following from their individual perspective: 
-       Recent marketplace activity that will impact broadband services in the next year
-       Challenges in addressing these changes
-       Potential approaches in addressing these challenges
-       A “crystal ball” view of broadband’s future


Download panelist bios


Dial-in details: Please send a request to Lauren Roux
Status: Members-only call
Date: Tuesday January 24, 2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM CST (12PM PST, 3PM EST)
Call duration: 1.5 hours

We would like to start this call on time. Please dial in 1-2 minutes early. Thank you!!

We ask that we all avoid discussing future plans and prices or any other discussion that could be construed as anti-competitive.

* Each month members meet on a conference bridge to discuss telco broadband marketing and product development issues. Approximately twice per year, non-members may join an "open" call to evaluate the value of the association.

BMMA December Call: Increasing Digital Advertising Revenue for Telecommunications Companies
Dec 20, 2016

 

Hot Topic: Increasing Digital Advertising Revenue for Telecommunications Companies

Speaker:  Matt Leardini, Vice President, Search & Advertising, Synacor

Summary:  Synacor develops leading, digitally-led, multiplatform content that connects operators, brands and agencies together to create more personalized, more relevant, and more meaningful experiences for consumers. Digital video and data are at the core.  


Synacor Vice President of Search & Advertising Operations, Matt Leardini, will explore best practices Synacor has taken to develop and distribute high quality video assets to key audiences.  Specifically, he will share how to utilize video and analytics to create actionable business insights to drive revenue growth.

 

Speaker Bio: Download Speaker Bio & Abstract

Matt Leardini is responsible for all online search & advertising product management, product marketing/sales planning, revenue development, advertising and sales operations.  He defined and deployed Synacor's programmatic strategy including private marketplace, open exchange, header bidding, and audience extension. In addition, he has driven the company's video strategy from concept to execution that increased monthly streams from 20 million to billions.   He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Bowling Green State University and a MBA from Niagara University.

Dial-in details:     Please send a request to Lauren Roux.
Status:                  Members-only call
Date:                     Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Start time:            2:00 PM CST (12PM PST, 3PM EST)
Call duration:      1 hour

We would like to start this call on time. Please dial in 1-2 minutes early. Thank you!!

We ask that we all avoid discussing future plans and prices or any other discussion that could be construed as anti-competitive.

* Each month members meet on a conference bridge to discuss telco broadband marketing and product development issues. Approximately twice per year, non-members may join an "open" call to evaluate the value of the association.

If you are not a BMMA member, we invite you to become one and join us for this and every other BMMA monthly call. Just go to www.BMMA.us, download a membership application and send it in. We will do the rest to welcome you to this highly valuable organization.

BMMA November Call: What OTTV Usage Tells Us About the Direction of Linear Video
Nov 22, 2016

Hot Topic:  What OTTV Usage Tells Us About the Direction of Linear Video

Speaker:  Gabe Petersen – Senior Business Consultant, Calix

Summary:  On the Calix Consulting Service team, we spend a lot of time looking at how subscribers are consuming over-the-top video (OTTV). This gives us a unique view into how the model for video is shifting and how your subscribers are constantly changing how they access the content they desire. This discussion will examine this shifting environment and discuss real data observed in a service providers network.

 

Speaker Bio: Download Speaker Bio & Abstract

Gabe Petersen is a Senior Business Consultant at Calix, leading the support of data analytic projects with the Calix Consulting Services team. Gabe has over 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and has been with Calix for 11 years.  Before joining the Consulting Services team, Gabe was Finance Manager for the sales & marketing group. Over the past two years Gabe has been leading analytics engagements with customers, helping them leverage network and subscriber data to drive positive change in their business.

Dial-in details:     Please send a request to Lauren Roux.
Status:                  Members-only call
Date:                     Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Start time:            2:00 PM CST (12PM PST, 3PM EST)
Call duration:      1 hour

We would like to start this call on time. Please dial in 1-2 minutes early. Thank you!!

We ask that we all avoid discussing future plans and prices or any other discussion that could be construed as anti-competitive.

* Each month members meet on a conference bridge to discuss telco broadband marketing and product development issues. Approximately twice per year, non-members may join an "open" call to evaluate the value of the association.

If you are not a BMMA member, we invite you to become one and join us for this and every other BMMA monthly call. Just go to www.BMMA.us, download a membership application and send it in. We will do the rest to welcome you to this highly valuable organization.

BMMA October Call: Wi-Fi - The Next Generation of Unbound Connectivity
Oct 25, 2016

 Hot Topic:  Wi-Fi - The next generation of unbound connectivity 

Speaker:  Patrick Moreno - Product Marketing Manager Zyxel Communications, Inc.

Summary:  High speed Broadband has really changed the way we are living our lives. A recent study conducted by the IEEE shows that 46% of Smartphone mobile data traffic will be offloaded to Wi-Fi by 2017. In the last couple of years, our industry has bridged the gap between Wi-Fi Megabits to Wi-Fi Gigabits. With all this Wi-Fi innovation, what kind of new Wi-Fi technologies could we expect to see in the near future? The Service Providers are tasked with researching and demystifying Wi-Fi technologies to improve their service offering as well create new revenue opportunities. Join Zyxel in an informative and enlightening discussion on the future of Wi-Fi and emerging home connectivity technologies.

During this discussion the attendees will have the chance to learn:
• What are the new Wi-Fi technologies being developed
• The impact on these new Wi-Fi products in a consumer home
• Where they could use these new technologies in their deployments
• How to create new revenue streams for your service offerings

Speaker Bio: Download Speaker Bio & Abstract

Patrick Moreno is Product Marketing Manager for Zyxel Communications, Inc. Moreno supports nationwide and regional telecommunications vendors to the benefit of both Zyxel and its customers. Moreno brings years of product management and training experience from previous positions at Linksys and Trendnet. Moreno holds numerous Zyxel Certified Network Professional certificates including FTTx, DSL, VoIP, Switch, and Wireless. He is capable of speaking across multiple networking topics and their applications to telco networks.

Dial-in details:     Please send a request to Lauren Roux.
Status:                  Members-only call
Date:                     Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Start time:            2:00 PM CST (12PM PST, 3PM EST)
Call duration:      1 hour

We would like to start this call on time. Please dial in 1-2 minutes early. Thank you!!

We ask that we all avoid discussing future plans and prices or any other discussion that could be construed as anti-competitive.

* Each month members meet on a conference bridge to discuss telco broadband marketing and product development issues. Approximately twice per year, non-members may join an "open" call to evaluate the value of the association.

If you are not a BMMA member, we invite you to become one and join us for this and every other BMMA monthly call. Just go to www.BMMA.us, download a membership application and send it in. We will do the rest to welcome you to this highly valuable organization.