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ASSIA SVP of DSL Marketing Dr. George Ginis to Present on Access Network Virtualization at TNO's DSL Seminar

Dr. Ginis Will Present the Drivers of Access Network Virtualization, Two Approaches for Creating Virtual Access Networks, and Several Examples of New Services Enabled by Access Network Virtualization

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/14 -- ASSIA, Inc., a leading solutions company for broadband service providers, today announced that ASSIA SVP of DSL Marketing Dr. George Ginis will deliver a presentation, "Access Network Virtualization," at TNO's DSL Seminar on June 17, 2014 in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Dr. Ginis will explain why the high costs of building infrastructure for next-generation access, the growing sophistication of broadband consumers, and the industry's evolution towards software-defined networks are drivers of access network virtualization. Such virtualization delivers benefits to both the infrastructure providers and to the virtual network operators (or service providers). It enables service providers to share access infrastructure, to offer differentiated services, and to efficiently resolve network performance issues. Dr. Ginis will also describe two fundamental approaches for creating virtual access networks. The first approach includes a central controller shared by the service providers. The second approach uses distributed controllers for each of the providers. Dr. Ginis will conclude with several examples of new services that are enabled by access network virtualization.

Who: Dr. George Ginis, SVP of DSL Marketing, ASSIA, Inc.

What: Access Network Virtualization

When: Tuesday, June 17, 14:15 - 14:45

Where: TNO's DSL Seminar, New Babylon, The Hague, The Netherlands

About Dr. George Ginis
Dr. George Ginis is senior vice president of DSL marketing with ASSIA, Inc., overseeing marketing and development 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 was elected Fellow of the IEEE in 2013 for his technical contributions to DSL, including his work in inventing vectoring technology. 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.

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 www.assia-inc.com.

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