Can We Kill Off Copper Next Decade?

The heads of British Sky Broadcasting and Carphone Warehouse, two smaller British ISPs, so far aren't impressed with BT's planned fiber-to-the-cabinet network because it isn't flexible enough, nor is it future-proof. Is this a sign that copper has no place in broadband networks any longer?…

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BT Hopes to Fast-track Fiber Broadband

BT, a company known for dragging its feet when it comes to deploying a super-fast broadband network for its consumers, has surprised everyone by saying that it will ramp up the deployment of its ultra-speedy network and have it ready by the London Olympics in 2012.…

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The FCC Sees the Future — and It's VoIP

The FCC is prepping for a future without the circuit-switched network that currently handles most of the calls in this country, as we transition to an all-IP communications network. This transition requires regulatory reform, but will also enable new services that meld voice, video and data.…

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