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Dark blue: 
Firm commitments from incumbent: BT (10M), Belgacom, Swisscom,                                          Ad from Sckipio
Austria, Bezeq Israel, Chunghwa Taiwan, Korea SK, (U.S.) Century & Windstream
Light blue: Smaller carriers: Canada, Germany, Norway, Finland, Japan
Green: Incumbent likely: France, Germany, Australia, Poland & Panama                                    
Below: Country by country details. 

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Brits have homes, Germany apartments. Matt Phillips in Quartz http://bit.ly/1qGY7SC discovered Spain has more elevators per person than any other European country. 65% of Spaniards live in apartment, more than any other Europeans. That's natural for fiber to the basement/G.fast, although Telefonica is still thinking Fiber home. Switzerland is 60% apartments, Germany 53%. FTTB/G.fast is natural there. CTO Bruno Jacobfeuerborn of Deutsche Telekom has been the first to promise G.fast.  Other European countries are much lower.

    Brits are only 14% apartment dwellers. BT's Trevor Linney is leading in developing "fiber to the distribution point" with G.fast. In fact, they indefinitely postponed their vectored VDSL plans and are waiting to G.fast results. The DP would be the corner and cover up to 16 homes. Mike Fries of Liberty Global bought Virgin, the British cable company. Fries is putting $700M into gigabit cable in Belgium and probably will upgrade England as well. So the 300-700 megabits of G.fast appeals to BT.

     Sckipio promises field deployments before the end of 2015. I hear fiber to the basement will come first. The actual costs of G.fast are undetermined for now; they may be different depending on whether it's basement or DP. 

 

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BT: G.fast performance "pretty much spot on"
DSM Could Increase G.fast Speeds 25-50+ Megabit
DT: No 35b VDSL before 2018, modems not available
AT&T G.fast confirmed (unofficially.)
Andrew Ferguson: DSLAMs can be different
Energia Selling Nokia G.fast in Japan
Calix Clobbered by Services Cost
Switzerland: We're going G.fast; Forget fiber home except in new builds 
Nokia takes XG-FAST to 8 gig in the lab at nbn 
Huawei jumping in to G.faster 
Paris G.fast Summit 2017 9 to 11 May will be a great show
100,000 G.fast modems sold by Technicolor - running VDSL Australia: 
700,000 "FTTdp homes." Should use G.fast but may go VDSL. 
Tens of millions G.fast lines predicted 
"Study" predicts $200/line G.fast chip price in 2022 !? 

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