Telenor and Tele2 prepare to build a joint 4G network to deliver 80Mbps in rural areas and 150Mbps in urban areas. They want to launch the service by the end of 2010. http://www.telecompaper.com/news/article.aspx?cid=667257 If things continue that way, in Catalonia we will have slower conections by wire than Swedish by air… Not logical…Read more "4G in Sweden"
Telefonica is planning to release new price plans for ADSL and FTTH offers, offering upload/download quotas. The debate around this is quite interesting. Should we pay a month-fee and be able to transmit/receive unlimited traffic or it is better to reduce the price of the subscription and pay depending on the traffic? Although I am […]Read more "Should we pay on traffic volume basis?"
Japan is the first country in the world were there are more FTTH than copped based connections. You can see a very interesting article about the evolution of FTTH in Japan here.Read more "Optical fibre beats copper"
During this week I have found several news about FTTH and the deployment of open access networks. The first one of CMT (Spanish regulator) requests public funds to deploy NGNs. Yo can read more following the next link: CMT requests public funding to deploy fibre networks We have already one example of open access infrastructure […]Read more "open networks: strong and weak points"
apfutura has just released a whitepaper about different access topologies (PON, P2P and Active Ethernet). It is written in Spanish. Your comments are very welcome. You can download it from here: P2P, PON comparisonRead more "whitepaper release"
When I read those news I realize that we are not going in the right direction. http://tinyurl.com/clqqeq The service that we get is low speed and furthermore, it is very expensive… Another fact is the lack of a broadband public policies to encourage the deployment of new access networks. Our politicians do not understand what […]Read more "cost of broadband and public policies"