Archive | February, 2014

And the last word goes to – Vodafone and a British Engineer – for Fibre

20 Feb


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FTTH Council Europe today honoured both Vodafone and British-educated Sir Charles Kao for their great achievements in fibre.

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UK and Germany sticking with a low fibre diet

20 Feb

FTTH logoFor a country that has just celebrated gaining an Olympic Gold medal for sliding faster down slippery slopes, this is a good time to pause and reflect whether the UK is playing in the right league.’

That’s the bottom line from our observations following the publication of the FTTH Council’s latest review of market development.

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FTTH Council Europe opens in Stockholm

19 Feb

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Listening this morning to the welcoming addresses by Anna-Karin Hart (Sweden’s Minister for IT and Energy) and the Mayor of Stockholm it became abundantly clear that the role of Municipal Enterprise has played a huge part in their country’s success.

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Next Generation Digital Challenge Awards 2014 – Open Call launches on Wednesday

17 Feb

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The nomination form for this year’s Digital Challenge will be launched on Wednesday 19th Feb while we are in Stockholm at the FTTH Council Europe’s annual conference.

Anyone will be able to propose any UK digital project or team for wider recognition.   Entry is free.  Short-listed Finalists will be announced in July.

The awards ceremony will held in November.

More details will be posted on the Groupe Intellex main site and at NextGen Events.