FTTH council published a report about the impact of FTTH networks in the industry and homes. You can find the report here. The report sais that in areas where FTTH is present, teleworking is increased and the number of people who have their business located at home also increases. Talking about Spain, things are not […]Read more "Teleworking and upstream datarates"
The Berkman Center for Internet & Society released last week a report titled: Next Generation Connectivity: A review of broadband Internet transitions and policy from around the world. The document is quite long. You can find it here for download. If you have time, it is worth reading it. Several analysis have been done to the […]Read more "Open access is good"
Today’s post will be very short. Actually, just an image, but it is self-explanatory. If you want it larger, please click here. I wait for your comments.Read more "Speeds and costs"
Viladecans, a municipality near Barcelona, announced that they are planning to deploy a FTTH trial for 1500 homes in 2010. This is good news here in Catalonia, because it seems that things are starting to move. However, all of us who are in this local industry for some time, know that the Viladecans project started […]Read more "Viladecans announces FTTH project"
Telecom Italia, the italian incumbent, is prepared to cooperate with other operators to share costs in the development of NGNs in Italy, once the Italian government has presented a broadband plan to offer 2Mbps across Italy. This is good news. However, they are totally against structural separation. The idea that Agcom (italian regulator) is promoting, […]Read more "Telecom Italia wants to cooperate but not to be split"
Today’s post is about the necessity to offer an open access layer 0 and layer 1 infrastructure… does it has sense to offer dark fiber so all the operators deploy their own networks? In Switzerland they are following this approach, but… is this level of unbundling necessary? My personal opinion is that it is not […]Read more "one fiber network is enough or… fiber as an utility"
While the Spanish Ministry of Industry asks about the definition of broadband as an universal service, Finland has already regulated broadband access and as of July 2010 every single citizen in Finland will have the right to get 1Mbps. In 2015, minimum bandwidth to every single citizen will be of 100Mbps. Meanwhile, here in Spain, […]Read more "Broadband access definition in Spain"