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Interview with Mikael Sandberg

Total Telecom spoke to Mikael Sandberg, Chairman of VX Fiber, to find out how the UK can continue to sharpen its focus on full fibre services, as the industry continues to address the challenges around COVID-19 and gears up for another big FTTP push. The UK has moved from FTTP penetration levels of 7% end 2018 to 12% end 2019 (Connected Nations Updates – Spring 2019 and Spring 2020) – is fibre deployment happening quickly enough or do we need to pick up the pace?

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak Summer Statement

Following on from Boris Johnson’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ speech, Rishi Sunak outlined his summer economic plan in Parliament today. He detailed what he believed was needed to help the UK recover from the harm that has been inflicted by Covid-19. The crux of the message was that we are moving into the next phase – the plan for jobs, based around ‘protect, support and create jobs’ for the UK.

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Full Fibre to BTR homes: A changing world demands a change of infrastructure

In March, UK Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden announced new government legislation to ensure that all new-build homes will come with gigabit-speed broadband. Legally, developers will be required to install high-quality digital infrastructure from the outset, making it a priority as part of each build. They will also ensure that broadband companies are on board before the first brick is laid.

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International tech company champions student designers

Winners of a student design competition will see their creative concepts brought to life by an international technology company. Sixteen students from Staffordshire University’s School of Creative Arts and Engineering took part in a five-day virtual design challenge set by Swedish technology company VX Fiber.

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What are the benefits of an Open Access full-fibre network?

In late April, the FTTH (Fibre to the Home) Council Europe published its 2020 Market Panorama detailing the status of full-fibre connectivity (homes and business) in Europe. According to the report, as of September 2019, there were almost 172 million FTTH/FTTB homes passed in the EU39 countries – up from 160 million from the previous year.

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VX Fiber responds to the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Budget Statement

Mikael Sandberg, Chairman, VX Fiber, discusses how collaboration, public/private investment and an Open Access model are the key ingredients to getting Europe connected. In late April, the FTTH (Fibre to the Home) Council Europe published its 2020 Market Panorama detailing the status of full-fibre connectivity (homes and business) in Europe. According to the report, as of September 2019, there were almost 172 million FTTH/FTTB homes passed in the EU39 countries – up from 160 million from the previous year.

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Why Does IoT Need 5G?

Mikael Sandberg, Chairman, VX Fiber, discusses how collaboration, public/private investment and an Open Access model are the key ingredients to getting Europe connected. In late April, the FTTH (Fibre to the Home) Council Europe published its 2020 Market Panorama detailing the status of full-fibre connectivity (homes and business) in Europe. According to the report, as of September 2019, there were almost 172 million FTTH/FTTB homes passed in the EU39 countries – up from 160 million from the previous year.

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Powering the Northern Powerhouse

Mikael Sandberg, Chairman, VX Fiber, discusses how collaboration, public/private investment and an Open Access model are the key ingredients to getting Europe connected. In late April, the FTTH (Fibre to the Home) Council Europe published its 2020 Market Panorama detailing the status of full-fibre connectivity (homes and business) in Europe. According to the report, as of September 2019, there were almost 172 million FTTH/FTTB homes passed in the EU39 countries – up from 160 million from the previous year.

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Opening-up to investment is the key to unleashing Britain’s full-fibre potential

Mikael Sandberg, Chairman, VX Fiber, discusses how collaboration, public/private investment and an Open Access model are the key ingredients to getting Europe connected. In late April, the FTTH (Fibre to the Home) Council Europe published its 2020 Market Panorama detailing the status of full-fibre connectivity (homes and business) in Europe. According to the report, as of September 2019, there were almost 172 million FTTH/FTTB homes passed in the EU39 countries – up from 160 million from the previous year.

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Post UK-election results: The politics of full-fibre

Mikael Sandberg, Chairman, VX Fiber, discusses how collaboration, public/private investment and an Open Access model are the key ingredients to getting Europe connected. In late April, the FTTH (Fibre to the Home) Council Europe published its 2020 Market Panorama detailing the status of full-fibre connectivity (homes and business) in Europe. According to the report, as of September 2019, there were almost 172 million FTTH/FTTB homes passed in the EU39 countries – up from 160 million from the previous year.

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