DI2 asked me to present at their investment workshop in my capacity at Gigaclear during the recent 2019 FTTH Council Conference in Amsterdam. This is Adrian’s perspective on the UK full fibre broadband market.
The presentation looks at how the UK has gone from a laggard in fibre investment to one of the most dynamic developing markets, forecast by iDate to become the second largest fibre market in Europe by 2025.
From the archive – January 2013. For no special reason, this is the first of the articles from the archives. This looks at the transformation of various market sectors as the evolve into a more cohesive and unified fibre broadband market. I’ve left it unedited so you judge for yourself if it remains relevant or dated.
It can be argued that the telecommunications market is undergoing what may be the single largest transformations in its history as it migrates away from copper-based services towards fibre-based solutions.
The debate surrounding the shift often focuses on the immediately practical points of the technology choices and the mechanics of who pays for it and how. This short paper instead tries to consider the movements in the market that are underway and how these might best be supported. Continue reading