Hi all, 2014 was a difficult year. Not from the business perspective, which was great, but due to the fact that lack of time prevented me to be active and add content to the blog. This is going to change in 2015. Not because we are less busy, but because I will organise things in […]Read more "What happened in 2014?"
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,100 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people. Click here to […]Read more "2013 in review"
Google has just announced a new service: connectivity at the pole. I can not imagine myself connecting my laptop to a pole (specially because some laptops now tend not to have Ethernet port) but it may be useful for some people… Check more information at: https://fiber.google.com/about/poles/Read more "[Fun] Google Fiber to the Pole"
As you probably expect, tomorrow I will be travelling to London to attend the annual FTTH Council Europe meeting. I have been quite busy lately because I have been engaged in a new project: an inventory tool to manage FTTH networks efficiently and at a very low cost. Anyone interested in meeting me there or […]Read more "FTTH Council Europe"
The second week of December, Deutsche Telekom presented their investment plans to meet the EC Digital Agenda and be able to offer broadband services to the bast majority of end users in Germany. The technological choice was somehow strange, as DT presented as very novel a mixed architecture using fibre and using the twisted pair […]Read more "FTTN DT investment plans"
I have been inactive during the last couple of weeks. The reason for this was because we faced a challenge from one of our customers. As you probably know, FTTH projects tend to have a quite long opportunity stage and accurate planning is very important. However, in this case we were in a rush due […]Read more "Deploying a FTTH network in two weeks"
A few weeks ago, I was invited to give a talk at Rural SmartGrid congress, to talk about synergies between telecom and power utilities. As the development of FTTH infrastructures is now a very hot topic in Spain, the message that I transmitted during my talk was how the electric Smart Grid and FTTH could generate win-win […]Read more "FTTH and the Smart Grid"