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Less competition in the US?

The Supreme Court in the US has ruled that cable-modem service is an information service. The decision means that cable companies are not required to share their broadband access loops with independent ISPs. The decision is an important win for cable...

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Is the optical market awakening?

Several recent facts could highlight some potential market revival. First demand is growing with many RFPs and new orders in the terrestrial and submarine systems. Remember Verizon s ROADM RFP worth some $100m+ a year over 3 years, but also telco needs...

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Telcos are turning to MPEG4

Telcos are turning to MPEG4MPEG4 is a new video compression standard. Its main advantages are to be cost-effective, better quality than MPEG2 with about half the bit rate of MPEG-2 streams, and able to deliver High Definition quality channels. So it is...

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in-flight mobile usage - 25/06/05

Following last week Telcoflash post on in-flight mobile usage, another input confirms demand issue on that subject. IDC reveals that only 11% of survey respondents support the use of mobile phones in planes, while 64% prefer internet, texting and ema...

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CommunicAsia 2005 (1) - 25/06/05

CommunicAsia 2005: mobile handsets focus No doubt that CommunicAsia 2005 is a big show, with vendors and operators showing their latest technologies and solutions. Press releases and announcements were, however, mainly focused on mobility. A lot of new...

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Mobile Alert - 25/06/05

Another mobile alert: Forrester Research study shows that consumers prefer basic phone features, and are not ready to adopt more advanced mobile services. It also shows that the European market is close to saturation. The study is in fact another alert...

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China 3G technology - 25/06/05

China 3G standard disappoints in test: Local press said TD-SCDMA had problems supporting 3G value-added applications, such as multimedia messages, making video calls, and downloading and playing video clips. It seems the issue is coming from the performance...

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