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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Den Haag 1650A strong event for years. I've been wanting to go to this event before and I'm glad it's working out this year. Speakers include: Lieven Mertens of Belgacom, the first to deploy vectoring; John McDonald of BT, whose CEO is talking 15M lines of; Marko Loeffelholz of DT, promising 12-24M fast lines; and John Cioffi, inventor of vectoring and much more. Here's the speaker list

Den Haag has changed a lot since the picture was painted in 1650 but retains a great deal of history. I don't know if the cafes are as interesting as those in Amsterdam but that city is just a short train ride away. The van Gogh Museum is remarkable. You'll think differently about him when you see the earlier paintings. The Rembrandts in the Rijksmuseum are also unforgettable. 

Say hello to the round fellow with a beard and the irrepressible Jennie Bourne.




Often interesting

Upperside rectangle

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

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