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ASSIA CEO, Dr. John Cioffi, to Present at Hot Interconnects on Internet Connection Quality and Measurability

The 'Father of DSL' and Leading Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Will Also Share Insights on the Variables That Affect Consumers' Internet Connections

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/25/14 -- ASSIA, Inc., a leading solutions company for broadband service providers, today announced that ASSIA CEO and Chairman Dr. John Cioffi will deliver a keynote address, How "Hot" is your Internet Connection?, at the Hot Interconnects conference on August 27, 2014, at Google Headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

In his presentation Dr. Cioffi will share his perspectives on the importance of the quality of the consumer's Internet experience and the strain caused by consumer devices and streaming of video applications. Dr. Cioffi will also discuss methods for improving measurement and access network optimization. Among those methods is Cloudcheck, an application that measures connectivity, bandwidth and overall line performance to improve the consumer's quality of experience.

Who: Dr. John Cioffi, CEO and Chairman, ASSIA, Inc.
What: Keynote Address: How "Hot" is your Internet Connection?
When: Wednesday, August 27, 2:50-3:30 p.m.
Where: Hot Interconnects, Google Headquarters, Mountain View, Calif.

About Dr. John Cioffi
Dr. John Cioffi is a 35-year veteran of the broadband industry and sports numerous prestigious awards for his contributions to technology and industry. Prior to founding ASSIA in 2003, he served as founder, CTO and vice president of engineering at Amati before its acquisition by Texas Instruments. Dr. Cioffi held a tenured endowed professorship at Stanford University in the Department of Electrical Engineering from 1985 to 2009, where he is now an active Professor Emeritus with limited ongoing research efforts in broadband access. He has published more than 400 papers and holds more than 100 patents. Dr. Cioffi is a member of the United States National Academy of Engineering and an International Fellow of the United Kingdom Royal Society of Engineering. He is a winner of the Economist Computing and Telecommunications Award (2010), the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal (2010), the IEEE Kobayashi Award (2001), and the Marconi Society's Marconi Prize (2006). He currently serves on the board of Alto Beam and on the Marconi Society Board of Trustees. Dr. Cioffi holds a BSEE from the University of Illinois and a PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

About ASSIA, Inc.
ASSIA, Inc. is a strategic and trusted solutions vendor to broadband service providers worldwide. ASSIA solutions enable providers to grow revenues, increase customer satisfaction, improve operational efficiencies, and deliver new multimedia content to the broadband-enabled home. ASSIA has more than 70 million broadband lines under contract with top-tier service providers worldwide and is backed by strategic investors, including AT&T, Mingly China Growth Fund, SFR Development, Sandalwood Partners, Sofinnova Partners, Stanford University, Swisscom Ventures, T-Ventures, and Telefonica. For more information, visit www.assia-inc.com.

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"ASSIA" is an acronym for "adaptive spectrum and signal alignment."

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