There’s an article in French magazine Challenges this week about Iliad and T-Mobile. It’s entitled “How Iliad-Free bluffed the Americans” (in French). As usual with the business press, it doesn’t actually answer the question, and by and large
Two scientists from Akamai recently published a paper entitled Video Stream Quality Impacts Viewer Behavior: Inferring Causality Using Quasi-Experimental Designs. Now Akamai being in the business of optimizing internet traffic flows and particularly internet video flows, you’d expect the
Fiber to the premises (FTTP) has become a major differentiator in the access market. The list of countries with significant FTTP deployment grows every year, and 2011 was no exception. Overall, however, FTTP deployment is growing far more slowly than
There was a feature on Xavier Niel on a French TV News show this week. Reproduced here, but it’s (obviously) all in French…
The French tech internet is abuzz with rumours that Free's upcoming mobile tariffs have been unveiled (apparently by some UBS analyst?) as stated here. I don't normally post on the basis of unconfirmed information, but while very aggressive, these
A fairly low-level short documentary on IPTV in France. I can't seem to embed the video, so I'll just hotlink it.
A few quick comments:
Analogies are evil: are we driving on a dedicated fast lane or reserving a