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The OECD published its latest comparative broadband Internet data last week, confirming yet again that Canadian consumers pay more for less when it comes to Internet access. While some will undoubtedly claim that the OECD methodology is faulty, it should be noted that the data is provided to OECD member governments before publication. For this survey, the OECD focused on three of Canada's largest ISPs - Bell, Shaw, and Rogers - covering 18 of their offerings at a range of speeds and pricing points. The focus should be on the numbers, which tell a discouraging tale.
From FTTH Council Europe Wiki This article is also available to download as a PDF: TEO The latest FTTH Council Europe Ranking of countries leading the way in deployment of fibre access shows that Lithuania retains the top European spot, ahead of other pace setters like Sweden, Norway, Slovenia and Slovakia.
Huawei, Kyivstar Form Ultra Broadband Network - Equipment\cn-c114 ‘ͺ C114 - China Communication NetworkHuawei Technologies Co., Ltd., a leading telecom equipment provider in China, is to cooperate with Kyivstar, the largest mobile telecom operator in Ukraine, to form an ultra broadband for the future. The Chinese telecom equipment provider recently announced that it had won a bid for the FTTB project under Kyivstar with Ethernet switches, which is said to be helpful for the operator to establish an ultra broadband network for the future to provide more excellent broadband products and services for users in Ukraine. Kyivstar FTTB access-to-network project covers whole Ukraine. The Chinese company provides solutions as well as green and energy-saving Ethernet switches that are easy to lay out and maintain to fully meet the future construction demands of Ukraine FTTB network.
The Kyivstar telecommunication operator in January 2011 concluded an agreement the Huawei Company (China) on supplies of equipment for building a data network under the FTTB technology (Fiber to the Building). learned this from a statement by Kyivstar, the wording of which was made available to the agency. In particular, the Chinese company will supply to Kyivstar Ethernet-access switch boards of Quidway S2300 series. The sides do not disclose the terms of the contract. As Ukrainian News earlier reported, Ihor Litovchenko, president of Kyivstar, said in November 2010 that the development of the FTTB technology will be a priority for the company in 2011. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Number of TEO fiber-optic internet users exceeds 100,000 in 2010 :: The Baltic Course | Baltic States news & analyticsThe number of customers using the fiber-optic Internet access services provided by TEO LT, the largest provider of integrated telecommunication, IT and TV services in Lithuania, in 2010 increased by approximately 65% and at the end of December exceeded 100,000 persons, TEO LT reported. According to Darius Didzgalvis , the Chief Technology Officer and Deputy General Manager of TEO , the fast growth in the number of fiber-optic/FTTH Internet users is due to the possibilities provided by this technology and the rapid development of the next-generation network, writes LETA/ELTA/ERR. "The FTTH network provides opportunities not only to browse the Internet at ultra-fast speeds, but also to watch HDTV or make telephone calls simultaneously", Didzgalvis said.
(Les nouveaux Etats Membres de l’Union Européenne toujours en tête du classement FTTH) (Europas neue Mitgliedsstaaten haben im FTTH-Ranking nach wie vor die Nase vorn) Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 Three out of the top five fibre nations are recent members of the European Union; Romania enters the rankings
Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 Latvia, Portugal and Turkey are the Movers and Shakers in the Latest Update to the FTTH Rankings MILAN — FTTH CONFERENCE — The second half of 2010 was a period of accelerated growth in FTTH networks, both in terms of buildings passed and subscribers connected, the FTTH Council Europe revealed in an exclusive presentation to journalists at the FTTH Conference in Milan. Overall there are now nearly 3.9 million FTTH subscribers in Europe (8.1 million including Russia), an increase of 18 percent in just six months. The data also show which countries are leading the way in terms of FTTH subscriber penetration at the end of 2010. The top five places in Europe’s FTTH Ranking were hotly contested but remained unchanged.
Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 LISBON, Portugal — In 2009, growth in terms of subscribers and Homes/Buildings passed has accelerated in Europe, with respectively 19% and 29% rate between June and December 2009. In EU36 (including Russia), there were nearly 3.5 million FTTH/B subscribers and more than 25 million Homes/Buildings Passed. Because of its specific demographic characteristics, Russia is the heaviest country in terms of subscribers and Homes/Buildings Passed even if the FTTH/B market is still in its infancy in the country.
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that it has completed the deployment of the first gigabit passive optical network (GPON) in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. Leading Kazakhstan operator Kazakhtelecom will use the new network to provide advanced broadband services such as IPTV, video on demand (VoD) and high-speed Internet access to residential and business customers. The deployment marks the beginning of Kazakhtelecom’s strategic plan to replace its existing xDSL access infrastructure with optical fiber technology. The use of GPON technology will enable Kazakhtelecom to boost the broadband Internet penetration in Kazakhstan –- all while introducing a wide range of new, high-quality triple-play services that will increase average revenue per user (ARPU).
(OMX (English) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) During the last year, the number of customers using the fiber-optic Internet access services provided by TEO LT, AB, the largest provider of integrated telecommunication, IT and TV services in Lithuania, increased by approximately 65 per cent and at the end of December exceeded 100 thousand. According to Darius Didžgalvis, Chief Technology Officer and Deputy General Manager of TEO, the fast growth in the number of fiber-optic/FTTH Internet users is due to the possibilities provided by this technology and the rapid development of the next-generation network. "The FTTH network provides opportunities not only to browse the Internet at ultra-fast speeds, but also to watch HDTV or make telephone calls simultaneously", - D.