Altice has drawn significant attention from the French telecom world since it announced 3 months ago that it would deploy fiber throughout France without public subsidies. The unexpected pledge brought further uncertainty to a national broadb
In the wake of Google Access CEO Craig Barratt’s “goodbye Access” post on the Google Fiber blog yesterday, there are papers left, right
Yesterday I was at the Datacloud Congress in Monaco, where I had the opportunity to chair a session about the latest trends regarding dark fiber in Europe. The event is a must-go in the field of datacenters
A few weeks ago I published a piece entitled Calling Fiber by its Name. Based on a decision by French authorities, operators offering coaxial (FTTLA) or copper (VDSL) fiber based products can still use the word Fiber in their
From a technology standpoint, the various flavours of next generation networks connecting the home have pretty clear distinctions: FTTH, FTTB, FTTC, etc.
In the last few years, Diffraction Analysis has been vocal about the virtues of structural separation. It’s not because we’re getting paid to push that view (we’re not, sadly for us) or because we think vertically integrated markets are unfair
Earlier this week, a short article on Total Telecom was widely distributed in broadband circles. Entitled Portugal Telecom Selling Off Its Copper