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
Being based in France, the French broadband market is inevitably one of the ones I know instinctively the best. I (and many others) have been saying for a while that the numerous announcements made around NGA in the last few
I have been known to say that regulation is often wrongly blamed for delays in FTTP deployments. What many players (especially incumbents) mean when they bemoan "regulatory uncertainty" is "unfavourable regulation".
In this instance though, it looks at first glance
In this report, we investigate how the choice of network architecture and the strategic timing of the infrastructure deployment might affect the network operator’s ability to win and retain market share.
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Today we release the second of our batch of reports, Should city cats be the first to play with the fiber yarn?
In this report, Herman Wagter questions whether the conventional wisdom of deploying FTTP in dense urban areas first
I sometimes wonder if our western societies haven't gone a little bit too far in promoting the rights of the individual in the face of the needs of society as a whole. Of course, when you hear about the tens
I've always been one of those who stated that Google had no interest in being an infrastructure player. I guess I was wrong and this is proof once again that disruptive thinking is hard to anticipate (I guess it's the
On Monday, French prime minister François was due to make a speech that would, some journalists thought, give a kick in the butt to FTTH deployment in France. The fact is that three years after the first FTTH deployment announcements,
Those of you who have been following me for a while know that one of my guilty pleasures is pointing to new countries where some FTTH is likely to emerge. Today, it's the Philippines with this announcement that PDLT, the