Table of Contents For This Issue
News about People and Companies influencing The Broadband Home
Each month we collect miscellaneous happenings, studies, trends or observations that you might have missed. This month’s tidbits include online healthcare in Florida; an "area code" for broadband voice in the UK; Blending Mobile and Fixed Telecom -- and more.
City-wide broadband seems to be moving from technical experiments in small cities into the mainstream of big-city thinking. The recent announcement of plans for city-wide Wi-Fi in Philadelphia is only the tip of the iceberg. We report on some of the recent announcements, technologies and issues.
Over the past year, the DSL Forum has published a set of reports defining the future evolution of DSL--and establishing a new framework for DSL to compete with cable. We interviewed some of the participants and describe the new architecture and some of the key system elements.
Several notable conferences take place in Europe over the next four weeks: Broadband World Forum in Venice and the OSGi Alliance World Congress in Barcelona promise to include some "don't miss" events. TelcoTV is coming to Orlando in November.
We heard from one of our readers in Italy this month about his company's work on healthcare solutions.