has been with IDATE since 1998, and is the Head of Broadband Practice. In recent years, Roland has managed several assignments focused on DSL, cable and wireless access network economics – exploring global issues such as bundled offers over DSL, and the economics of bitstream access and unbundling.
Roland is also in charge of all of IDATE’s FTTx activities. In the area of satellite, he has conducted a variety of assignments devoted to satellite broadband access economics (AGORA) and to market opportunities for a satellite mobile TV offer (S-DMB).
Before joining IDATE, Roland achieved several developments in the area of digital radiocommunications and mobile services.
He worked for a year for AT&T as a Bell Labs research engineer in New Jersey, and has conducted a variety of research projects on optical networks (DWDM) and ATM technologies. Mr. Montagne has also attended several research training programmes on optical communications at CNET (France Telecom R&D).
Roland Montagne is a regular speaker in key events related to FTTH topics at an international level (FTTH Councils Europe, Asia Pacific and US, FTTH Forum and Digiworld Summit).