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Is the UK a failure or a leader in superfast broadband?

The FTTH Council should start recognising that there are multiple technologies in the business of delivering superfast broadband


FTTH Council Europe is one of the most successful technology industry pressure groups around. But it is facing a big challenge at its annual conference in London later this week.

The conference will probably be a jam-packed sellout, breaking attendance records once again. But despite its success in winning hearts and minds among the media and politicians, the FTTH Council is …


BDUK will bring superfast to 1.8 million homes by 2015

If the targets are met available bandwidth to increase by 50%

Point Topic has modelled the spread of broadband and now superfast broadband through the UK market for a number of years.  Now using a time series comparison we can benchmark the bandwidth uplift that Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) funding will offer consumers in the target areas.

“We forecast that the areas receiving BDUK funding will help to drive superfast coverage to 1.8 million more households in the UK by


Superfast take-up – Point Topic’s broadband maps highlight the ‘digital divide’

Broadband health check – is superfast taking off in the UK?

Point Topic has just published its latest analysis of broadband take-up in the UK. Data to the end of June 2012 reveals the full picture of superfast and standard broadband as they spread through the country.

“Overall the UK is faring well.  Ahead of much of Europe on many metrics already we now have the chance to look at the next frontier of broadband, adoption,” says Oliver Johnson, CEO …


Point Topic at the 2012 Broadband World Forum

November 2012, Broadband World Forum – Amsterdam

bnetTV speaks with Point-Topic’s Oliver Johnson at the 2012 Broadband World Forum event held in Amsterdam and gives us a overview of the company and their products.

Oliver Johnson speaks to bnetTV…


Austria is a European leader in VDSL broadband

Point Topic – Austria is a European leader in VDSL broadband

One of the European Union’s most ambitious targets is to make sure that all its citizens can get access to superfast broadband at home, if they choose, by 2020. A new study by broadband specialists Point Topic shows Austria is now over 64% towards achieving that aim.

Figure 1 Next generation access broadband coverage map – Austria (end-2011)

Austria is well ahead of the European average for the availability …