During this week I have not posted because I was at a conference in Valladolid (Conference on Networks and Optical Communications). It was a research conference but there were some interesting talks about vendors and operators. I will not discuss the technical conferences, which were on optical transmission, future MAC protocols, radio over fiber… because […]Read more "Main conclusion from NOC: we do not need FTTH"
I was travelling today to North Africa and due to flight schedules I decided to travel through Paris (CDG)… the experience what not very positive. I will not enter into a discussion about the claustrophobic atmosphere there but I want to discuss about connectivity. Amazingly, there was just one wireless network available and that network […]Read more "Experiences at CDG airport"
While traveling to visit a customer in North Africa, I was reviewing in detail the CMT report about the viability of the deployment of FTTH networks, their assumptions for the study and their conclusions. I found two points, which I believe are unlikely to be corroborated. Those are related to service penetration and the type […]Read more "Who wants premium services?"
Another broadband report talking about the deployment of open access networks leaded by public funds. OECD report The main points of the report are: Broadband networks are increasingly recognised as fundamental for economic and social development. They serve as a communication and transaction platform for the entire economy and can improve productivity across all sectors. Advanced communication […]Read more "OECD report about broadband"