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Switchover to fibre networks in the EU could take 92 years

Posted by Richard on 22 November 2012 | 0 Comments

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A new study from the fibre consultancy experts of Ventura Team and financial experts Portland Advisors has calculated that a full switchover from copper-based to completely fibre-based broadband (FTTH) could take 92 years unless EU governments decide to significantly change telecom regulations and embark on a comprehensive Fibre Switchover Plan. The current switchover is happening at a snail’s pace and it could seriously obstruct economic growth across Europe for a long time to come, the report says.

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Recent press coverage

Posted by Richard on 21 November 2012 | 0 Comments

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Some press coverage or our report for the FTTH Council Europe.

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Broadband World Forum 2012

Posted by Richard on 10 October 2012 | 0 Comments

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Well it's nearly Broadband World Forum time and Ventura Team will be there.  Richard Jones is chairing an exciting session titled Innovate in the afternoon on the 18th that will highlight some of the new ideas needed to generate revenues in these difficult times.  He will also be chairing a session in Content Hub 1 on the 16th about the challenges for rural areas - then giving a presentation on these issues.  

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TEN Event - 23 October

Posted by Richard on 10 October 2012 | 0 Comments

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Richard Jones will be taking part in the TEN Next Generation Broadband event at the Dorchester in London on 23 October 2012.

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FTTH Forum event - Istanbul - 7-8 November 2012

Posted by Richard on 10 October 2012 | 0 Comments

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Ventura Team is helping the FTTH Forum this year to produce their event in Istanbul. Richard Jones is chairing the event with Stefan Stanislawski (who has been working on cutting edge, finance initiatives to tackle some of the problems in the FTTH space).    Richard's been working on some groundbreaking thinking about why operators are wasting money on deployments by concentrating on the wrong things.  A 14% diference in the IRR for a project is not to be ignored.

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GSMA Conference - Gothenburg

Posted by Richard on 15 September 2012 | 0 Comments

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Ken Figueredo will speaking and moderating sessions at the GSMA summit in Gothenburg in October. His topics will cover business models, smart cities and mEducation. He’s always worth listening to so make sure to have a chat with him if you can attend the event.

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Our clients now testing 1 Gbps for residential and business customers

Posted by Richard on 1 November 2011 | 0 Comments

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In this clip, the BBC asks about the business case for the 1 gigabit services from Jersey Telecom.  The answer is we've been building it for them and assessing technology choices. Great people, strong network, amazing speeds and nice weather!

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Our own startup now top 5 in the World

Posted by Richard on 12 February 2011 | 0 Comments

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There's nothing like rolling your sleeves up and doing something for real.   Well, our startup in Sweden (Riksnet) has been ranked in the top 5 globally for broadband service value by Point Topic.  With 120,000 subscribers and nearly a million homes passed, it provides TV, broadband and voice services.  100 meg symmetric services are less than $12 a month and so the operation is highly efficient - e.g. 2,500 subscribers per employee.

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