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About a week ago the FTTH Council run a webinar presenting research findings on the socio-economic impact of fiber broadband in Bulgaria. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to watch it live so I found it, kudos to Pauline, on vimeo. You can watch the presentation at the end of the post, but before that, here’s a […]

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NetIndex of Ookla reported yesterday the household download index as it is calculated from SPEEDTEST.NET measurements. What clearly stands out is the trend of speed increase the last 6 months (for whom the study reports). There are a few things not truly I was surprised to see in the reported data, probably the biggest surprise […]

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World Economic Forum in cooperation with INSEAD business school released on the 25/3/2010 the annual “Global Information Technology Report 2009-2010“. Abstract from the press release: Sweden tops the rankings of The Global Information Technology Report 2009-2010, released today for the ninth consecutive year by the World Economic Forum. Sweden is followed by Singapore and Denmark, […]

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Highlights from Lisbon

March 12, 2010

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It was the first time I was at the FTTH Council’s conference and it was really an excellent opportunity to get first-hand the pulse of the industry and meet tons of people that I read, hear about or work with yet knew until now only by the looks of their social avatar (Pauline, Kai, Fredrik, […]

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Here’s a few links that I spent time on during the last week. They worth the attention: eGov versus We.Gov: who wins? EU decide: Features an interesting report on European Commission’s ePractice workshop on Web 2.0 entitled “Public Service 2.0″ that reflects how web2.0 services and concepts can enrich and enhance public administration process and […]

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I really enjoyed this year’s Greek ICT Forum. It was an interesting two-days forum with exceptional speakers and a few unique take-outs which I provide here for you. They really worth being noted and quoted: Theodoros Karounos, Prime Minister’s Advisor: – apps.gov.gr (reflections on apps.google.com) – Let us dare to create new best practices and […]

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Earlier this month FCC made available a draft “Next Generation Connectivity” (links to pdf) by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society on Next Generation Access Networks and the policies endorsed by various nations in respect to broadband connectivity. What clearly stands out in the study is the acknowledgement of the significance of efficient open […]

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A few days ago the Observatory for Information Society in Greece released its mid-2009 report on broadband. For those not familiar with this publication, it is a biannual report on broadband developments in the country. According to the report, Greece had, the 1st of July, 15,63 % broadband penetration (connections/100 inhabitants), which in absolute figures […]

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This Monday I came back to the office after my (rather) long holidays (the first true holidays I had in the last 4 years – I admit that I checked email only every 4-5 days, which feels as nice and “forbidden” as eating meat during the holly week!!). As I am picking up pace, browsing […]

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FTTH in Germany

June 27, 2009

in Reviews,The Blog

Part of my work involves keeping a detailed directory of all active FTTH projects worldwide. Germany was one the European countries I had little information registered in my detailed addendum. All that until recently, when I finished reading the “Fiber in Germany” study prepared by Seim & Partner. The authors, Sabine Finke and Kai Seim, […]

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