Category Archives: bandwidth

First Day at School: you get EduRoam Network Access

Remember that first day you went to school or university. Exiting, new friends and a whole new world openend up for you. These week that happens to millions of eager, baffled and starry eyed kids and students all over the … Continue reading

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‘Das Digital’1.0: Appreciation of internet and its Impact

Introduction Most public & media stories for the last decade or so about ‘the internet’ ; whatever that is; are alarmist and use ‘memes’ (look it up!) to attract attention. ‘Bad for children’, ‘harmful to your brain’, ‘incites sex and … Continue reading

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Postcapitalism and the city — P2P Foundation

Paul Mason delivered this Keynote at Barcelona Initiative for Technological SovereigntyCCCB, 7 October 2016: The idea of postcapitalism consists of two hypotheses, about the unique effects of information technology (ICT). First, that information technology is preventing the normal adaptation process, … Continue reading

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The Way Ahead 2 : Rethinking Interconnected Europe in the twenty-first century

The following shortened article by political scientist Ulrike Guérot is, although long, extremely relevant IMHO to help the definition process of a future for Europe, post-Brexit, called “Network Europe 21” .  Hat tip to Felix Stalder on Nettime  and Michael Gurstein … Continue reading

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Zoomable World Map of Internet Exchanges (IX’s), updated version

This map  shows the locations of Internet Exchanges. At IX’s network providers do “peering ” (transfer of internet packets to be delivered by the peering partner on the basis of about equal traffic of both providers that do peering) and … Continue reading

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(NP12) What Drives Broadband Access Demand ? (in the Dutch Language)

On June 11 2015 in Enschede (NL),  during the “NDIX Relations Day”, I presented a short lecture about why we will need 1 / 1 Gig bit/sec network access in offices and at home. The sheets are in the Dutch … Continue reading

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(NP3) Broadband Fiber Access? #SOTU2015: Breakthrough Power to Municipal Community FTTX projects, (updated)

(Published January 21. Updated January 26 with an article dated January 22, 2015, see below) 1. In his very inspiring “State Of The Union” (#SOTU) speech President Obama said one sentence which represents a breakthrough for the USA ‘Internet Infrastructure’, … Continue reading

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