Can the New Zealand NGA Model be Replicated?

In policy circles in Europe and North America, there’s a lot of pondering about what model may (finally) boost NGA deployment

The (Slow) Fiber Revolution: My speech at Freedom to Connect

Freedom to Connect is a unique event in technology. The speakers there are just not the usual bunch of speakers, a mix of long-term visionaries

Online Service Providers Discover the Real World

I've been meaning to write about this for a while. The coverage of a number of recent legal "happenings" around online service providers has puzzled me

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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The Rise and Fall of Dong Energy’s Fibernett

In the report The Rise and Fall of Dong Energy’s Fibernett, James Enck explores the failure of the largest Danish utility FTTH network.

The UBB Deception exposed

The Canadian UBB scandal is still ongoing,

Diffraction Analysis on the CMT Blog

The Spanish regulator CMT has a very interesting blog in which they relay market information and comment on regulatory trends. FTTP is a

New York Times and Gigabit

USA Last week I spent an hour on the phone with New York Times columnist Randy Stross talking about Hong-Kong Broadb