20341 - SCTE Broadband August2019 COMPLETE highres v3

50 Vol. 41 No. 3 - August 2019 Issue FW broadband is coming into its own as an internet access network. It provides a simple, quick and cost-effective solution to serving customers not easily accessed by traditional copper or fibre networks. By Keith Mothersdale, Director of Technology, EMEA & APAC and Bryan Blunt, Director of Product Management, Wireless Products, Amphenol Broadband Solutions Fixed Wireless Broadband Over the Air technical Bryan K. Blunt has been working in the telecommunications industry for more than a decade. He has spent the last three of those years specialising in wireless services. Bryan manages product lines for the wireless industry which include passives, antennas, cabling and connector solutions, as well as fixed wireless transport solutions. His education in business management, as well as years of operational and management experience, have given him a broad skillset which he draws upon daily in this rapidly changing marketplace. His wireless product portfolio forms part of the network solutions that can be viewed in detail at amphenolbroadband.com . Bryan also enjoys coaching baseball for his three boys and playing golf now and again. Bryan Blunt, Director of Product Management, Wireless Products, Amphenol Broadband Solutions Keith Mothersdale has worked in Broadband CATV engineering design and development for over 25 years. Currently with Amphenol Broadband Solutions, Broadband Product Division, he is in charge of technology engineering design and innovation within the last mile. In 2013, he was presented with an Honorary Fellowship by the SCTE in recognition of his long-term technical contribution to the CATV industry. Before joining Amphenol, Keith worked at Teleste, heading engineering design and development within the passives and indoor division. Prior to Teleste, he worked at Technetix Group Ltd as CTO, focusing on product roadmaps, product innovation and all aspects of engineering. He has written several industry white papers and presented at major international broadband events. He has written and had published over six patents relating to product innovations. Keith holds a BEng (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and an MBA from the University of Bradford. Keith Mothersdale, Director of Technology, EMEA & APAC, Amphenol Broadband Solutions