The recent announcement by national electrical company ENEL that it intends to deploy Fiber to the Home to most Italian homes has created a lot of noise and tension in the Italian market, and deservedly so. It is a very
As most of you will probably know already, Telecom Italia announced last week that the board had approved a plan to separate the access network from the service business. Here is the press release.
This has been in the
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
From a technical standpoint, with the possible exception of Stockholm, Milan probably is the FTTH capital of Europe. It certainly will be on Feb. 8-10th since on these days the FTTH Council Europe Annual Conference will be held. This conference
Last week I had a fascinating (though short) discussion with one of my tech friends in Sweden. The discussion moved on to structural separation. He said to me that back in the days when France Telecom was looking to buy