Re: [gaia] Gigabit/fibre networks, worth documenting/comparing experiences and lessons beyond the usual (market)

Arjuna Sathiaseelan <arjuna.sathiaseelan@cl.cam.ac.uk> Tue, 18 September 2018 08:22 UTC

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Subject: Re: [gaia] Gigabit/fibre networks, worth documenting/comparing experiences and lessons beyond the usual (market)
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Leandro, all,

another excellent resource:
http://www.itforchange.net/resources_communitybroadband_

regards

On 8 September 2018 at 20:27, Leandro Navarro <leandro@ac.upc.edu> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
> In the recent days I’ve seen several initiatives around fibre access
> infrastructure,
>
> * Some coming from rural communities such as:
>  - this nice video documentary from a community effort in Scotland:
> https://www.ispreview.co.uk/index.php/2018/09/video-documentary-
> looks-at-balquhidder-community-ftth-build-in-scotland.html
>  - The well know B4RN community operator: https://www.
> ispreview.co.uk/index.php/2018/03/b4rn-helping-expand-
> 1gbps-ftth-broadband-rural-cheshire.html
>  - Several other optical networks: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-
> single-market/en/news/five-projects-got-first-ever-
> european-broadband-award
>  - Including guifi.net: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gD3HYeD4Lm4
>  - First nations such as http://knet.ca/ among others: https://www.
> internetsociety.org/events/indigenous-connectivity-
> summit/2017/presentations/ and related aspects of electricity, water,
> economic development and employment, etc.
>
> * Traditional or new telcos such as https://www.gigaclear.com/ etc.
>
> * Other players such as google fibre: https://fiber.googleblog.com/ In
> this article they discuss about lessons learned
> https://hbr.org/2018/09/why-google-fiber-is-high-speed-
> internets-most-successful-failure
>
> The list is endless.
>
> All seem successful in different ways, with different lessons learned
> about scale, local investment, infrastructure sharing like ducts and poles,
> cost reduction from the involvement of volunteers, involvement of content
> and service providers (googlefiber), etc. In the netcommons.eu project we
> have looked at different business and organisational models for community
> networks specifically, but there are other successful models that have
> socio-economic impact.
>
> *Would you find useful to compile a GAIA/IRTF document about good
> practices, lessons learned, to build high-speed/fibre/gigabit network
> infrastructures in challenging environments? which means beyond the last
> frontier of rural, remote, underdeveloped, underserved areas.*
>
> By the way, there is this upcoming related event: https://www.
> internetsociety.org/events/indigenous-connectivity-summit/2018/
> The report from the previous edition is a recommended read: https://www.
> internetsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2018-
> 01-04_ICS-Report-final.pdf
>
> Cheers,
> --
> Leandro Navarro
> http://people.ac.upc.edu/leandro  http://dsg.ac.upc.edu
>
>
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