EE expects to hit 1m customers by end of 2013
After only five months, alongside extensive development and rapid deployment, the UK’s first 4G network Everything Everywhere (EE) has announced hitting 318,000 customers.
This is a remarkable achievement, especially considering many questioned their pricing strategy would push users away and slow adoption rate.
Yet EE believes the adoption will only grow, with a staggering one million expected by the end of 2013.
As a result of this...
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Back in 2011 the FCC began collecting real-world user broadband data from customized routers, then issuing reports on which ISPs were failing to deliver advertised speeds. It's one of the few FCC policies in recent years that has truly paid dividends for consumers. The first report "named and shamed" several larger ISPs like Cablevision for offering horrible peak performance, offering...
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As I've been noting more than a little bit, we're at an interesting precipice in the broadband sector where AT&T and Verizon are starting to give up on upgrading tens of millions of DSL customers, instead letting them simply flee to cable. That not only creates a much stronger cable monopoly in an already uncompetitive broadband market, but it raises rates for tens of millions of DSL customers, who suddenly face the high(er) prices and steep overages...
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If you buy something, it’s yours, to do with as you want. Right?
Don’t be silly.
We first encountered the concept of limited ownership with purchases that lacked any physical existence, like e-books and online music. If I buy an online movie from Amazon, I can watch it on my...
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New analyst data confirms 100G’s exploding growth
For the last six months I’ve been highlighting the fact that 100G has made the move to the mainstream with customer deployments. Now some new insight from two very respected industry analyst firms sheds more light on this shift with some specific data.
In its just-released Optical Transport forecast, Dell’Oro Group pins the 100 Gbps market as the key to growth in the broader WDM market. “We are finding that the demand for 100 Gbps...