Tag Archive: Broadband

Feb
25
2015

“And ponies! Free ponies for everyone!”

I had to laugh when I saw Marc Andreessen’s comment in a press release on “President Obama’s Plan to Regulate the Internet” issued by FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai’s office last week.  While most of the comments were along the lines of “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”, “global Internet will suffer”, lack of transparency …

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Jan
14
2015

Complimenting challenging FTTH rollouts; G.fast reignites Ultrafast broadband in EMEA

As we hit the halfway point in this decade, it would appear that common sense is once again returning to our beloved broadband industry. There is increasing recognition that our long running romance with pure Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) strategies may fail to bear the fruits once promised. There is no question that today’s fixed line operators …

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Oct
07
2013

Absorbing the Network Impact of Video

There are some major global market trends happening right now. The first is broadband and Ethernet access. There has been exponential growth in bandwidth access and IP traffic will only increase up to four times today’s amount over the next five years. VoIP has proven itself and will continue significant growth. The second global market …

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Jan
13
2012

IP on Everything

Everybody agrees that TDM is the past and that IP is the present and the future. Even the big incumbent telcos like AT&T and Verizon, which helped architect the very beginnings of the telephone network, are pushing for the end of the PSTN. Yet for some reason there’s apparently still disagreement, and a far amount …

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Jan
05
2012

2012 – The Year of the Mobile Wallet?

I’ve been writing all day about mobile wallet stuff. And since that seems to be what everybody is talking about these days, I thought I’d keep the discussion going on this front. With smartphones in such wide use these days, and online shopping already a mass market phenomenon (nearly $32 billion was spent online during …

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