It’s hard to believe that profitable businesses would be so detested by their customers, and yet survey after survey shows how US broadband users revile their cable operator. The latest is the subject of an article in the Washington post
I came back from New Zealand last week, just before a political bomb related to regulated copper prices was launched. Here’s the story in a nutshell:
- back when structural separation was being implemented, a review of regulated prices was put
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
During Mobile World congress, Telefonica Executive Chariman Alierta made an impassioned speech asking for the European market to be more like the US when it comes to telecoms. Here is a quoted segment of his speech:
“But we’re behind.
I will be speaking next week on Thursday February 7th (14.00-18.00) at an event organised in Brussels by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SKL) entitled Local and regional authorities: Key players for broadband rollout.
Initiatives in municipal broadband have been one of the major changes in the telecom landscape in the last decade and are an accelerating trend. This is particularly significant in Europe, where both the telecom ecosystem and the regulatory framework have
European Parliament Stairs (cc) photogreuhphies
This just in: the European Parliament posted a resolution with a large majority against ITU’s attempt at regulatory control of the internet. Here are the salient articles:
5. [The European Parliament] believes that the ITU,
The looming crisis and attempted takeover over Internet Governance by Emerging Country Regulators and European Incumbents backed by the ITU is often casually dismissed as “impossible to happen”. I’m not so sure. History is strewn with underestimated threats and their