Sunday, 25 June 2017

Horses for courses in high stakes next-generation broadband

By Eduard Scheiterer, Adtran
Thursday 06 February 14

'Like a knight in shining armour...vectoring has been eagerly trialled by numerous major operators'

Successive evolutions in DSL acceleration technology continue to deliver new breakthroughs in bandwidth capacity and economics, contradicting the view by some that the only path to next generation broadband is through a fibre-only network. Given the challenging macroeconomic environment, the capital-intensive business models and regulatory uncertainty that surround fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) have resulted in Europe lagging behind the rest of world in terms of FTTH penetration…

Successive evolutions in DSL acceleration technology continue to deliver new breakthroughs in bandwidth capacity and economics, contradicting the view by some that the only path to next generation broadband is through a fibre-only network. Given the challenging macroeconomic environment, the capital-intensive business models and regulatory uncertainty that surround fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) have resulted in Europe lagging behind the rest of world in terms of FTTH penetration…

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