Broadband World Forum Europe 2009's nearly sold-out exhibition comprised of over 20% first-time exhibitors

The Broadband World Forum Europe 2009's technology demonstration will once again host both established and emerging players in the information and telecommunications industry this Fall in Paris, France

CHICAGO – 8 July 2009 – Europe's annual premier broadband event, the Broadband World Forum Europe 2009, will host the entire ICT value chain including various first-time exhibitors to provide winning solutions to those striving to actualize the promise of broadband this 7-9 September at the CNIT La Défense Convention Center in Paris.

"The strong presence of both long-standing supporters and new exhibitors demonstrates the unique opportunity for the world's top vendors and equipment suppliers to unite with leading service and content provider companies at the World Forum in order to jumpstart business for the Fall quarter," commented IEC President John Janowiak.

To date, first-time Broadband World Forum Europe 2009 exhibitors include AVSystem TR-069 & IPPBX; Axiros GmbH; Billion Electric Co., Ltd.; BNS Ltd.; Cologne Chip; Dantherm Air Handling; Dowslake Microsystems SARL; Ethos Networks; Excentis; Fantronic Composants; FONEX SAS; LG-Nortel; Marben Products; Neo Telecoms; Netmania IT Ltd.; SOLiD Technologies, Inc.; Streambow; and Thales Alenia Space ETCA.

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"As the leading ISDN chipset supplier, the transition from legacy to IP-based networks has been an essential technology trend. Co-exhibiting at Broadband World Forum 2008 proved to be a beneficial opportunity for addressing the top players of the broadband market. Consequently, Cologne Chip looks forward to presenting its product portfolio as full exhibitor at this year's event," Harald Schaefer, Director Marketing and Sales for Cologne Chip explained.

Over 250 industry experts will share their insight in more than 50 keynote addresses, plenary panels, workshops, and sessions to complement the exhibition.

Major supporters of the Broadband World Forum Europe 2009 include Official Host Sponsor Orange, Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia Siemens Networks, Ericsson, Huawei, ZTE Corporation, ADVA Optical Networking, AVM, Motorola, NEC, Thomson and more.

Exhibits and sponsorship opportunities remain; key industry companies may visit or contact Christine Paplaczyk at [email protected] or +1-312-559-4616.

All accredited members of the media are entitled to full and complimentary access to the entire three-day event by registering at

For additional information, visit or contact Katie Post at [email protected] or +1-312-559-3658