This is somewhat of a tangential post, and it is the result of a rant I expressed on twitter. Some of the answers got my mind racing (thanks, @broadbandtrebds and @EveGr), but the
As you probably know by now, I've been spending a lot of my evenings in recent weeks working on analysing an actual dataset of last mile usage. I'm not quite there yet, but I'm hopeful that the results will be
Some might argue that it had never really started, but in any case BT has announced that they were resuming FTTP deployment starting this month. Apparently the delay in deploying FTTP was due to other FTTP trials providing a lot
This morning, Ars Technica publishes a really interesting article on the cost structure underlying wireline broadband service and its sensitivity to data usage entitled Should broadband data hogs pay more? ISP economics say "no".This article looks
First I want to apologise for the week's radio silence. Ever since Lafayette's FiberFete I haven't really had a minute to stop and blog. There's a lot of things I'd like to talk/write about but time has been the issue.
Interesting interview of Michael Curri by Geoff Daily on the economic case for broadband:
This guy is based in Paris too! I should meet with him…
Giga Om's Stacey Higginbotham wrote a really interesting article yesterday (Broadband Boosts Economic Development… To A Point) on a study undertaken by the Public Policy Institute of California. I'll let you read the article (and the study if