apfutura has just released a white paper about connectors for FTTH network. It describes the different deployment strategies and where connectors and splices should be used. You can find it in the white papers section of apfutura. The paper is in spanish.Read more "white paper about connectors in FTTH networks"
An article from ElectronicsWeekly.com says that FTTH will overtake DSL in five years. You can check the article following the next link: FTTH to overtake DSL for broadband access by 2014 – analyst I have read it and they say that there will be 160M FTTH subscribers and 320M DSL lines… This means that the […]Read more "FTTH and DSL in 2014"
One of the bad things of our broadband connections here in Catalonia, is upstream speed. A couple of weeks ago, a very polite girl from Telefonica phoned me to upgrade my ADSL (for free) to get 10Mbps. I asked her about whether upstream speed was also improved and the reply was… but… what the hell […]Read more "a little bit about upstream datarates"
Yesterday, I was at a Telemedicine conference at Hospital Clinic. This meeting was organized by I2Cat. The event was very interesting because it showed the implications of IT in the medical field, and those are quite bast. The main concepts and action points that were raised in the event were: Broadband: if we want to […]Read more "Telemedicine conference at Hospital Clinic"
I was a couple of days ago in a conference about Green IT organized by i2Cat Foundation and Vodafone. This is a hot topic now and when you go those meetings, one realizes about the importance of Green IT policies. CO2 emissions from the IT industry represents just 2% of the total, but IT technologies […]Read more "about Green IT"
Idate released a report about the worldwide FTTB/H situation. For me, the tree main ideas about how is FTTH at present are: there are just three countries with over 1M FTTB/H subscribers, which are Japan, Korea and the US. fiber is Asian, with 5 asian countries among the ten countries with more FTTH/B connections the […]Read more "three countries with +1M FTTB/H connections"
Telekom Austria is also planning to invest in the development of next generation networks. They plan to invest 1.500M EUR in the deployment of broadband, both, fixed and mobile. One of the projects is the creation of a pilot Fiber City to offer 1Gbps connectivity to 150k users. For the rural areas, they are planning […]Read more "Telekom Austria investments in NGNs"