Look at the graph below. It should satisfy mobile end-users, operators, regulators, politicians and equipment suppliers.
It shows that all operators have improved 4G coverage to the extent that they all (well almost) reach above 90% of the population by the end of June.
Mission accomplished then? Continue reading European 4G – mission accomplished?
Certain European incumbents are betting on that copper access will be sufficient for the future communication needs of households and smaller businesses.
But where most incumbents regard copper-based DSL technologies as a fallback for areas where fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) or fiber-to-the-building (FTTB) deployment isn’t financially feasible (or not yet rolled out), a few seem to be determined that copper is it. Continue reading In fiber, leadership is created with a shovel
At KPN’s Capital Market Day, arranged at the Rijksmuseum today, several executives of KPN stated:
“Households are at the center of our strategy”
And it’s not so difficult to understand why. Continue reading Is KPN dedicating itself to a saturating market?
Quad-play isn’t new: Five and a half years have elapsed since Orange launched its converged product Open in France in August 2010. It’s soon been three and a half years since Telefónica launched Movistar Fusión in Spain in October 2012.
Telefónica and Orange are quarter after quarter showing investors and analysts figures that show great take-up of these converged services. Continue reading Quad-play – a growth engine?