Benoît Felten is the CEO and co-founder of Diffraction Analysis, a research and consultancy firm focusing on Wireline Next Generation Access and its Transformational Impact. Felten’s expertise focuses on NGAN in terms of architecture, relevant vendor strategies as well as new service opportunities for ISPs, carriers, and MSOs.
His analysis particularly emphasizes the understanding of business models and go-to-market challenges related to next-generation broadband as well as the necessary transformation of the telcom ecosystem needed to sustain the access revolution.
Before starting Diffraction Analysis, Felten was a Director of Access Network Research at Yankee Group where he led the company’s research efforts in the NGA field. Prior to Yankee Group, Felten was at Arcome, a French telecom consultancy and analysis firm where he managed and carried out numerous high-profile consultancy projects for operators and vendors in continental Europe and North Africa. Before joining Arcome, Felten was the SME Portfolio Manager at Belgacom France where he was responsible for their Fiber to the Office offers.
Felten complements his day job by blogging about the economic and social impacts of next generation access on www.fiberevolution.com.