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The New York Times has an interesting article about E. Biscom and its fiber to the home project and how it is competing against the newer ADSL technologies of Telecom Italia. bq. E.Biscom’s fiber rollout has achieved a measure of success, capturing a 20 percent share […]

The New York Times has an interesting article about E. Biscom and its fiber to the home project and how it is competing against the newer ADSL technologies of Telecom Italia.

bq. E.Biscom’s fiber rollout has achieved a measure of success, capturing a 20 percent share among Milan residences. But it has not yet come close to making a profit, and it is not clear when consumers will demand all the extra digital bandwidth that fiber is capable of delivering.

That is a problem not unique to Milan. It seems that all around the planet, DSL is the new cool thing. Well old-now new cool thing.

bq. E.Biscom’s fiber rollout has achieved a measure of success, capturing a 20 percent share among Milan residences. But it has not yet come close to making a profit, and it is not clear when consumers will demand all the extra digital bandwidth that fiber is capable of delivering.

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