Sagemcom Broadband SAS

Sagemcom Broadband is one entity of Sagemcom, a French high technology group, active globally. Formerly the communications Branch of SAGEM, Sagemcom is now a private independent group held by the Carlyle Group, as well as employees.  With a turnover of 1.4 B in 2010, Sagemcom has a workforce of 6000 employees worldwide. The group has offices and branches in more than 40 countries. Its main research centre is located in Rueil Malmaison, near Paris in France. Sagemcom Broadband is composed of two business units, the STB BU and the Broadband and Residential Terminals BU.

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It is mainly in charge of the following products: Gateways and routers, Broadcast and IP STB, Voice and multimedia products. Thanks to its proven capacity for innovation, the group is in a leadership position in many markets, and aims to become a world leader in broadband terminals, convergence and energy solutions. Sagemcom Broadband is number 1 in Europe for gateways, routers and IP STB and TNT tuners, and has significant and growing market shares in North America and Latin America.

Role & activities in the project

Sagemcom mainly works on Smart low EMF radios.
Sagemcom Broadband has strong experiences in international multi-disciplinary research programs. In 2010, Sagemcom participates tor the EconHome French collaborative project on green LAN. Sagemcom Broadband SAS is actively participating & contributing to the following Standards & industry Alliances (Home Gateway Initiative (HGI), IEEE P1905.1 (Convergent Digital Home Network),WiFi Alliance)

Key people involved

Eric Masera received a PhD in applied Physics, and a Master in Computer Science from ENSMP. From 1996 to 2008, he held several positions within the R&D of Eastman Kodak in Paris. In particular, he led an innovation group working in the field of digital content management and mobile platforms, and managed several international multi-disciplinary research programs. He joined Sagemcom in 2008 as innovation manager for the broadband and multimedia terminals. In 2010, he became project manager for the EconHome French collaborative project on green LAN.

Massinissa LALAM  received Master Degree from the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (INPG, ENSIMAG-ENSERG, France) in 2002. He received his Ph.D from the Ecole Nationale Supérieur de Télécommunications de Bretagne (Télécom Bretagne, France) in 2006. He is now an Expert in Sagemcom (France), where he works on wireless and cellular systems with a strong focus on femtocells. His expertise includes link and system-level performance evaluation, heterogeneous network, network modelling and radio resource management. Massinissa Lalam is author or co-author of 10+ international publications.