Friday, October 24, 2008

The Caio broadband review...


…has been published:

http://www.berr.gov.uk/sectors/telecoms/telecomsbroadband/page10034.html

Some interesting commentaries:

No aid for next-gen network firms
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7610692.stm

Case for public intervention in next generation broadband weak
http://www.thinkbroadband.com/news/3690-case-for-public-intervention-in-next-generation-broadband-weak.html

Report calls for mandatory transparency of traffic management
http://www.thinkbroadband.com/news/3691-report-calls-for-mandatory-transparency-of-traffic-management.html

This last one follows on nicely from the SamKnows broadband ISP performance monitoring report:

http://www.samknows.com/broadband/pm/faq.html


Other recent broadband headlines provide a nice counterpoint to the Caio review findings:

Japan tops world broadband study
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7610534.stm

UK lags in broadband quality
http://www.itpro.co.uk/606138/uk-lags-in-broadband-quality

UK could suffer economically and socially with 'poor broadband'
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/digitallife/main.jhtml?xml=/connected/2008/09/11/dlbroadband111.xml

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