The COBRA fibre optic cable between the Netherlands and Denmark

TenneT and Energinet.dk have recently started work on realizing a 326 kilometer long undersea HVDC (high voltage, direct current) cable between the Netherlands and Denmark. Following advice of Dialogic, this cable will have a fibre optic cable attached. The cable is expected to enter service beginning 2019. On the Danish side, …

When will we reach the internet speed limits?

The barrier of 1 Gbit/s will be reached in 2018 by power users. DSL will be too slow for most users in relatively short time. DOCSIS 3.1 provides a growth path for cable that will allow it to compete for at least another few years. Effective throughput/capacity are however still highly dependent on the amount of investment by the operator.

What will be the demand for internet speed in 2022?

Together with Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Dialogic performed a study on how residential upload and download speed demand will have developed by 2022 (I was the project lead for this study). The research focuses on consumers in the Netherlands and other West European countries with highly developed broadband markets. Thestudy …

How fast should internet be at schools?

Kennisnet, the organisation that facilitates the use of ICT in the Dutch educational system, today published a guide that helps schools in the choice of external (internet) connectivity. Given a number of students and a level of simultaneous use, the guide provides minimum bandwidth requirements for today and in the future. Secondly, it …

Geo-analysis + telecommunications

In April 2016, I gave a presentation at Eindhoven University of Technology on quantitative geographical analysis in the domain of telecommunications. Download slides: Quantitative geo-analysis in telecommunications

The state of telecom in the Netherlands (2015)

Nederland ICT, the association of Dutch ICT companies, today published an update of the ‘Dutch State of Telecom’, which shows key indicators of the Dutch telecommunications infrastructure. The research was performed by Dialogic. Read more: Destaatvantelecom.nl, Factsheet staat van telecom 2016 Media coverage: NLkabel: Nederlandse digitale infrastructuur aan kop in Europa …

Fast forward: how the speed of the internet will develop between now and 2020

This study provides insight in the future upload and download bandwidth demand for residential broadband connections, by answering the following research question: How will upload and download bandwidth change between now and 2020? A prospective quantitative model of bandwidth demand was developed in order to answer the research question. The figure below shows …