Today, while having a chat with a friend of mine about the poor broadband services that we enjoy here in Spain and the lack of investment coming from the operators, we did an exercise to calculate how much it would cost to deploy FTTH everywhere. Big numbers. Spain has a population of around 45 million […]Read more "How much would FTTH cost to be deployed in Spain?"
I got the table below from a post today at ADSLzone comparing broadband speeds in Spain and Romania. You can read the full article here but I warn you that if you live in Spain, you will become very frustrated. If you read frequently my blog, you already know that for me, one of the important […]Read more "Download and upload speeds"
One of the advantages of FTTH deployments, specially if PON is deployed is that the outside plant is totally passive and very compact, so there is no need to install big cabinets in the field to accommodate active equipment. This is for me one of the big advantages of going directly for FTTH and do […]Read more "The problem of not going FTTH…"
While I am enjoying my 1Mbps/320kbps ADSL in my summer house, I read the news about the new Gigabit service that will be offered by Zon (Portugal) in September and I feel really disappointed. What is happening in Spain that we are left apart broadband developments? I think I have the answer: competition. We have […]Read more "1Gbps in Portugal"
I wrote an article about the situation of FTTH in Spain at Muniwireless. The article describes the current situation and the places where FTTH is being developed. I think it presents a realistic view about what is happening in our country.Read more "situation in Spain"
The investment in new new deployments and network maintenance has dramatically decreased in Spain. Expansion published a few days ago some news regarding this. You can have access to that article here. This is very sad, because means that we are not deploying NGNs, we are not upgrading our mobile networks and in essence, we […]Read more "investment stopped"
Hi all, I need some days to relax so I will be on holidays during three weeks. This means that I will not be posting until the end of the month. Do not worry, during the next weeks I will be studying so I will come back with more news about FTTH in September. Hope […]Read more "closed on holidays"