ECOC 2016 Sponsoring 

Cordial thanks to our Sponsors supporting ECOC 2016! 


 Platinum Sponsor    



Huawei is a global leader of ICT solutions. Continuously innovating based on customer needs, we are committed to enhancing customer experiences and creating maximum value for telecom carriers, enterprises, and consumers. Our telecom network equipment, IT products and solutions, and smart devices are used in 170 countries and regions. We invest over 10% of our annual sales revenue into R&D and more than 45% of our 150,000 employees engage in R&D. Leveraging our experience and expertise in the ICT sector, we help bridge the digital divide and promote high-quality broadband connectivity for all. As an advocate of socioeconomic sustainability, we make every effort to support secure and stable network operations, and help customers and industries improve efficiency to drive low-carbon economic growth. By localizing our operations and building a global value chain, we help local innovators maximize their global value and share win-win outcomes. A better connected world is on the horizon. Working closely with partners, we endeavor to build an efficient and integrated digital logistics system which will enhance interconnectivity and interactivity – between people and people, people and things, and things and things – to spark infinite opportunities and potential for everyone everywhere and to move the world forward. For more information, please visit us at:



 Platinum Sponsor    



Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. Powered by the pioneering work of Nokia Bell Labs, our research and innovation division, and Nokia Technologies, we are at the forefront of creating and licensing the technologies that are increasingly at the heart of our connected lives.
We combine global leadership in mobile and fixed network infrastructure, with the software, services, and advanced technologies to transform how smart devices and sensors tap the power of connectivity. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.
Serving customers in over 100 countries across the world, Nokia is driving the transition to smart, virtual networks and seamless connectivity by creating one, single network for all services, converging mobile and fixed broadband, IP routing and optical networks, with the software and services to manage them seamlessly. Our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect: 5G, ultra broadband access, IP and software define networking, Cloud applications, IoT and security platforms, data analytics, as well as sensors and imaging.



Gold Sponsor   




Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies, with some 156 million mobile customers, 29 million fixed-network lines, and more than 18 million broadband lines. We provide fixed-network/broadband, mobile communications, Internet, and IPTV products and services for consumers, and information and communication technology (ICT) solutions for business and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in more than 50 countries. With a staff of some 225,200 employees throughout the world, we generated revenue of 69.2 billion Euros in the 2015 financial year, about 64 percent of it outside Germany. So that we can continue to be successful, we are already evolving from a traditional telephone company into an entirely new kind of service company. Our core business, i.e., the operation and sale of networks and connections, remains the basis. But at the same time we are proactively committing to business areas that open up new growth opportunities for us.



Silver Sponsor      




Yenista Optics designs and manufactures fiber optic test and measurement equipment for a broad range of applications: from high bandwidth communications to a wide variety of scientific and research markets. The product portfolio includes an optical spectrum analyzer, tunable lasers, tunable filters, a passive optical component tester, variable attenuators and optical switches. The company also supplies optical modules and instruments on an OEM basis. Yenista is committed to providing its customers with high quality products. They are all designed and manufactured on-site in Yenista's state-of-the-art photonics manufacturing plant located at the headquarters in Lannion, France. The company also offers repair and calibration services on all its products as well as a number of legacy products from Photonetics, Nettest and Anritsu (TUNICS lasers and OSICS modules). Yenista has two subsidiaries; one in Newbury Park, California dedicated to the North American market and the other in Shanghai, for China. For more information on our products and our team, please visit us at 



Silver Sponsor




At ADVA Optical Networking we're creating new opportunities for tomorrow's networks, a new vision for a connected world. Our intelligent telecommunications hardware, software and services have been deployed by several hundred service providers and thousands of enterprises. Over the past twenty years, our innovative connectivity solutions have helped to drive our customers’ networks forward, helped to drive their businesses to new levels of success. We forge close working relationships with all our customers. As your trusted partner we ensure that we're always ready to exceed your networking expectations. For more information on our products and our team, please visit us at:



 Silver Sponsor    


 ECOC 2016 Silver Sponsor HHI


At the heart of Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute’s research work are developments of modern communication networks and multimedia systems. The staff develops concepts for innovative information technologies and creates new applications for new products in partnership with the industry. The core competencies of the Fraunhofer HHI are in the areas of photonic networks and systems, wireless communications, fiber optic sensor systems and video coding and transmission. The research works of the institute are consistently orientated towards its fields of expertise and offer attractive solutions for market and development demands of the present and the future. 



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VPIphotonics sets the industry standard for end-to-end photonic design automation comprising design, analysis and optimization of components, systems and networks.
We provide professional simulation software supporting requirements of active/passive integrated photonics and fiber optics applications, optical transmission system and network applications, as well as link engineering and equipment configuration.
A wide range of interfaces to the tools used by peers, thirdparty software, laboratory equipment, and existing databases are available.
We enable corporations to manage intellectual property and reduce operating expenses by streamlining processes, from R&D to technical sales and marketing.
Our solutions support the seamless information exchange of component characteristics and system requirements, as well as engineering rules and topology configuration within a team or between corporations.
VPIphotonics’ experts perform consulting services addressing customer-specific design and configuration requirements, and deliver training courses on adequate modeling techniques and advanced software capabilities.



Media Partner




Fibre Systems is a trusted information source for the optical communications industry, aimed at component and subsystem vendors, network equipment manufacturers, planners, installers and system integrators, and operators and end-users of fibre-optic networks worldwide. Addressing the technologies, applications, business and regulatory issues that shape the fibre-optic systems market, Fibre Systems is published quarterly in print and digital editions, and alongside a monthly newsletter, FS Newsline, is available at no cost to readers working or engaged in the optical communications industry.



Media Partner
 ECOC 2016 Mediapartner Bayern Photonics  

bayern photonics is one of eight regional optical technology innovation networks in Germany which are consolidated into the OptecNet Deutschland e.V..
The task of bayern photonics is to link science and industry to promote innovative structures in Bavaria. Furthermore we support business startups, provide training and education, marketing and public relations.
bayern photonics focuses on the following technological fields of activity:
Optical technology for industrial production, lighting, laser technology, life science / biophotonics, sensors & metrology, Optical technology for information and communication, optical design …
For our members we can offer for example:
Easier access to new markets, customers and suppliers and public subsidies, contact to experts, short “time to market”, marketing and communication support, education, workshops, studies …



Media Partner




The Industrial Communication Journal adresses the special target group of automation and Network specialists as well as decisionmakersin the field of industrial communication and manufacturing technology, who deal with hard- and software for wired data networks, Ethernet, wireless transmission methods and safety topics.



Media Partner

 ECOC 2016 Medienpartner NET



The controlled circulation journal „NET, Zeitschrift für Kommunikationsmanagement“ is one of the leading German magazines for professional telecommunications.  NET describes in a practically oriented manner state-of-the-art telecom solutions. Part of the editorial profile are carrier-grade applications as well as corporate network solutions. For more information:

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ECOC 2016 Sponsor NOKIA
Gold Sponsor
Telekom Gold Sponsor ECOC 2016
ECOC 2016 Mediapartner Fibresystems
Mediapartner EPIC
ECOC 2016 Mediapartner bayernphotonics
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