I was having a nice lunch and involved discussion with a good friend who works with a major equipment vendor the other day, and the discussion, as if often does these days, steered towards vectoring and the impact thereof.
For the last few weeks, I have been busy working on a big in-depth report on NGA services. Although its importance can sometimes be exaggerated, TV content is of course at the heart of NGA portfolio considerations, and I
The German market has always been a trend-setter when it comes to telecoms, and in the realm of next-generation access, it is no different. In many ways, the municipal and utility initiatives in Germany are comparable to some of the
In two weeks time on June 1st, my excellent ex-colleague Wally Swain and I will be running a one-day workshop on NGA business models in Bogota, Colombia, on the backend of the ACIEM Telecom Conference.
The purpose of the workshop
A few weeks back I announced the nature of my new business venture Diffraction Analysis. I got a lot of messages supporting or congratulating, but the fact is that at that point in time it wasn't visible to the
In recent months, I have become increasingly aware of how risk-averse telcos have become. Some might argue that they have never been much for taking risks. I'm not sure I agree with that: in the boom years of 1998-2001, telcos
This is something I've been meaning to do for months, if not years, but always pushed back. I love blogging and it's brought me a lot (as I hope it has to my readers), but one thing that has becoming