As chief executive of the company responsible for the fibre broadband, wires and cables that connect the UK, every day offers a new challenge. Continue reading Clive is a man on a mission
FiberPlanIT specialises in FTTx network planning and design. CEO Raf Meersman caught up with us ahead of next week’s Broadband World Forum and shared his thoughts on the future of FTTx. Continue reading What can we do to reduce the cost of FTTx deployment?
Guest blog post: Rajiv Weragama, Engineer – Service Assurance, Sri Lanka Telecom PLC In early days Sri Lanka was well known for its unspoiled natural beauty, endemic wild life, incomparable hospitality, rich and diverse culture full of customs and rituals and much … Continue reading FTTx, LTE, WTTx and Project Loon: The Future Broadband Evolution of Sri Lanka
I’m at my second day of the FTTH council conference here in Luxembourg and looking forward to some of the sessions this afternoon. I’m especially interested in hearing the debate around against DOCSIS standards (if it makes sense or whether … Continue reading FTTH – Show me the money!
When shopping around for the best broadband deals, what’s the first thing you look for? On moneysupermarket.com broadband packages are evaluated by provider, price, package, speed and usage. With so many providers it can be a really hard choice! Especially if, like me, you’re not clear on what your average internet usage actually looks like… What we’re told, at least through advertising, is that faster internet is better internet. Internet providers worldwide have been actively advertising upgrades to fibre as a way to shout about the faster internet they can offer you. I even got a letter last week from … Continue reading Do we Really Need Superfast, Hyperfast, Ultrafast Broadband?
In this pre-BBWF video interview we quiz James Bagley, the Head of Strategy and Planning at BSkyB, on the broadcaster’s vision for the connected home, and its strategy for fibre broadband. Continue reading Video interview: James Bagley, Head of Strategy and Planning, BSkyB
Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) has long been viewed as the final frontier in terms of delivering ultra-high speed services. However, deployment has been challenging due to a number of factors, with cost being at the top of the list. FTTH also hit … Continue reading VDSL2 Vectoring vs. FTTH
Poor old DSL. After all it’s given the world, some people just seem incredibly unappreciative and want to pop the access technology veteran on his wheelchair and take him to his nursing home. With article titles such as ‘Look! It’s another effort to save DSL’ giving the impression of a team of doctors trying desperately to find another cure for the seasoned campaigner, it looks like FTTH has consigned DSL to the pages of broadband history. However, the state of the world’s finances and the potential worst case scenario of Greece and others exiting the Euro currency have created a … Continue reading DSL Just Won’t Go Away!