A few weeks back, there was a mini-scandal in France when satirical newspaper Le Canard Enchaîné revealed that the current (not for long) Industry Minister and ex France Telecom Group chairman Thierry Breton had benefited from an ad hoc fiber
Keith McMahon over at TeleBusilis mentions that BT seems to be in the early stages of planning FTTH deployment. So far, what he’s gathered is that they will go with GPON and that they will provide a non-IP TV solution.
I read in the Parisien yesterday that a new project was being launched by two French départements (I guess you could call them districts in English…) Seine Saint-Denis and Val D’Oise. This project (called Debitex) aims to cover both
An interesting indication on the gross marging of fiber which ties in quite well with what I mentioned earlier this week regarding the promise of fiber for service providers: an article called Orange, Neuf Cegetel et Free cherchent de nouveaux
Continuiing the series of reflexions to try and figure out who gets what out of FTTH deployments, I now examine things from the point of view of the service provider. What do they get (or think they will get) from
Looking back on this last couple of years, I can’t help but be surprised at how fast the status of the FTTH subject shifted from science-fiction to work-in-progress. Considering the level of necessary investments, it’s only fair to question the
For this first expert interview, I asked Stefano Cazzani, technology journalist and consultant, owner of Studio Cazzani, an independant consultancy based in Milan, to tell us about FTTH experiences in Italy, and particularly to talk about the most well