RE: [EFM] NTT, Ethernet
Yes, but they only seem to deploy in the richest neighborhoods as I
recall. Perhaps they have expanded everywhere.
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Seto,
Sent: August 17, 2001 7:35 PM
Subject: Re: [EFM] NTT, Ethernet
[Date: 08/18/2001 From Seto]
I don't call $50/month access charge (including CPE rental fee
and basic charge) service the service for richiest neighborhood.
($50/month or 6100yen/month is the public information. Please see
Usen uses their own P2P fiber from their mini COs on the streets.
No splitter, no PON as far as I know.
>I visited Usen in Japan.
>Their solution is based on proprietary 100FX-ish media converters built
>into CPE fibre organizers.
>It is a no frills solution targeted at the richest neighborhood of
>Tokyo at the moment.
>[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of
>Sent: August 16, 2001 6:37 PM
>Subject: [EFM] NTT, Ethernet
>Most of you probably caught this:
>NTT launching 100 Mb/s in Japan.
>"A Japanese government project, dubbed e-Japan,
>intends to connect 10 million households to
>100Mbit/s networks and 30 million households
>to 10Mbit/s networks by 2005."
>"Usen shocked the Japanese communications industry
>by beating NTT to the punch with a 100Mbit/s service
>priced at $40 per month."
>This is amazing stuff, and it is Ethernet (go EFM).
>I'd like more insight (service mix, concentration,
>fiber, etc.) to this if anyone has it.