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How to stretch the limits of PON networks by deploying novel splitting structures

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By Erik Pennings – Business Development Director at ENSURE

If you missed this very interesting webinar, on “How to stretch the limits of PON networks by deploying novel splitting structures”, you can watch it below.

It is an important goal for many to create an increasingly interconnected world. High-speed internet has allowed us to stay connected, to work from home, and much more. Now that PON networks are going up in speed and/or reaching more of us, e.g. also in rural areas, there are situations where carriers can be short on fiber or run into power budget issues. For these situations, deploying novel splitting structures, such as asymmetric splitters, can offer great benefits. In the webinar, it will be detailed how these components can help and a number of interesting use cases will be discussed.

About the presenter:

Erik Pennings is Business Development Director at Ensure, which he joined with the mission to help grow its premium connectivity business.

Prior to this, Erik worked for over 30 years in executive sales, marketing, and product management roles at companies such as Philips, JDSU (now Lumentum), CyOptics (now Broadcom), and Eudyna (now Sumitomo) as well as various business development consulting roles for 7 Pennies Consulting.

Throughout his career, Erik has been able to take a product from the initial idea, get it developed, introduce it to the market, and lead it to multimillion-dollar revenues.

Erik says: โ€œOur economy depends on people who come up with new inventions or ideas for innovative products or services and have the drive to bring them to the market. Having invented new technologies and having brought them successfully to the market myself, I very much enjoy working with entrepreneurs in order to help them reach their business goalsโ€.

Erik has an MSc degree (Cum Laude) in Physics, a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, and Executive MBA degrees from Simon Business School as well as Nyenrode Business University.

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