Last week a Milanese newspaper announced that Fastweb was abandoning its IPTV offer (in favor of distributing Sky's satellite Pay-TV solution). Fastweb blames the abandon on dwindling subscriptions and a tough economic climate. As Teresa Mastrangelo highlights in an excellent
Last week I was in Shenzhen and Shanghai at the invitation of Huawei. Huawei, like most other large telecom vendors, organises annual meetings for analysts: the aim is to present their strategy to us and get some feedback from the
It's always very difficult to assess the true health of a company, as that's never a static proposition. In the case of Free it's made even harder by one of the very thing that makes the company atypical: it doesn't
I'd missed an announcement last week that CAT Telecom, one of the state-owned incumbents in Thailand had been green-lighted to deploy Fiber to the Home in Bangkok and neighbouring provinces. The aim is to deploy to 400k homes for a
Last week, I had the opportunity to speak with the CTO of a European Cable Operator who shall remain nameless, at least for now. You see, I've been trying to ascertain the upgrade path of cable for the last few
I've been musing about policy a lot these last few weeks.
I sense a shift in the way European institutions in particular are looking at the issue of policy and FTTH deployment incentives.
In North America, there's a clear trope
Clearly, if my stats are to be trusted, no one reads me on a Friday. Still, a few interesting things came up stateside this week (which was actually made last week but I only picked it up today…) which I
Next Tuesday I'll be running a free online webinar on NGA in Emerging Markets. Anyone can join, you just have to register here.
Here's the pitch:
Assumptions about Anywhere Network® deployment opportunities and constraints often break
down when looking
I'm finally back home after over a week of traveling in Europe. Pauline and Carlos, amongst others, have already expressed their views of the FTTH Council Annual Conference in Lisbon, so I'll try not to overlap too much of
Despite the fact that Japan is the world leader in fiber coverage (although not in fiber adoption, that's Korea) it's a market that is so dominated by incumbent NTT that it often seems not much happens there. Well this morning,