[discuss] Question

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Sat Jan 25 04:35:41 UTC 2014

On 23/01/2014 19:12, Patrik Fältström wrote:
> On 22 jan 2014, at 20:25, Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If you mean the access network, if the country has reasonably
>> modern regulation, the access network cabling and maybe even the
>> DSLAMs will be owned by a different company from any ISPs.
> With the LLUB requirement in the regulation I referred to, that I claim is successful in EU, each ISP have to own their own DSLAMs but the copper is separated from the DSLAM and the ISP pay for the use of the copper.

Yes, but this isn't essential for fair access to be possible, and it may
even be damaging for small ISPs who would prefer to rent DSLAM capacity.
However, either solution is much better than a layer 1+2+3 monopoly.


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