After a day to catch up with the open issues that you can not deal with when you are in an exhibition (I tend to receive a few e-mails per day) now it is time to think about what hapenned on Wednesday and Thursday in Lisbon and try to get a conclusion about the conference […]Read more "One year lost?"
As you already know, the FTTH Europe annual meeting Lisbon ended yesterday. There have been different discussions, all of them related to FTTH. However, one of the clear concepts was that FTTH is not the future, but a reality. An example of that, in year 2000 the Nippon incumbent NTT was doing a trial deployment of […]Read more "FTTH Lisbon Conference first impressions"
Catalonian Network is going to start with the next backbone in August 2010: The objective is to interconnect all the Catalan Governement sites, as we already explained on the post Open Network in Catalonia (Xarxa Oberta). Additionally, the first stage plans to reach the town halls of each of the 281 municipalities so they can interconnect […]Read more "Further explanation about the Open Network in Catalonia"
During this week the Mobile World Conference takes place and I assume this is why many operators are talking about LTE, mobile broadband… Vodafone, which in Spain is the second mobile operator and is trying at present to massively enter into the fixed network market, announced that they will perform a trial to substitute ADSL […]Read more "Changing fixed by mobile access"
Google said: “We plan to offer service at a competitive price to at least 50,000 and potentially up to 500,000 people.” This means they will cover 500,000 people, thinking a family of 3, we get 166,000 new homes connected, and we can think about a less dense area and approximate it to 200,000 homes. From […]Read more "Making some numbers about Google’s FTTH"
Today, Google showed how a company can be the definition of diversification, offering very different business lines and activities. They are creating a project that in Europe we will envy: an FTTH operator for all the rural areas that are not attractive to the big operators. The way they are going to give a connectivity […]Read more "Google’s Surprise: It Becomes a new FTTH operator"
Yesterday, 8th Feb 2010, it was presented to telecom professionals the Xarxa Oberta project. This project aims to connect all the municipalities from Catalonia: 946. The first stage will be to connect 281 municipalities; within those 281 municipalities are included all the municipalities near to the deployment of fibre. The project tries to give a […]Read more "Open Network in Catalonia (Xarxa Oberta)"