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Re: Internet access in Japan (was Re: BitTorrent swarms have a deadly bite on broadband nets)

  • From: Henry Yen
  • Date: Wed Oct 24 06:47:44 2007

On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 09:20:49AM -0400, Leo Bicknell wrote:
> Why are no major us builders installing FTTH today?  Greenfield should
> be the easiest, and major builders like Pulte, Centex and the like
> should be eager to offer it; but don't.

Well, Verizon seems to be making heavy bets on replacing significant
chunks of old copper plant with FTTH.  Here's a recent FiOS announcement:

  Linkname: Verizon discovers symmetry, offers 20/20 symmetrical FiOS service

Henry Yen                                       Aegis Information Systems, Inc.
Senior Systems Programmer                       Hicksville, New York