Archived report. This report was archived in 2008 and has not been updated. More than 1.5 billion telephone lines provide a robust, core global infrastructure capable of delivering Digital Subscriber Line broadband to homes, offices, schools and governments. With that utility already in place to deliver the real economic and lifestyle benefits of broadband to the world’s populations, DSL is the most effective and economical route to global broadband deployment. The emphasis of the next phase of broadband is on increasing speeds which via ADSL2+ and VDSL is leading to FttH. This report describes the DSL market, together with a discussion of the various upgraded versions of DSL such as ADSL2+ and VDSL.
2. Technical infrastructure
3. The DSL market
3.1 Market statistics
3.2 Questions about line quality for ADSL services
3.3 Versions of DSL
3.5 Bonded DSL broadens broadband
3.6 FttH superior to ADSL2+
3.7 DSL TV
4. The VDSL market
4.1 Between ADSL and FttH
4.2 VDSL2 market overview
4.3 Business market
5. Competition in the local loop
5.2 Unconditioned Local Loop Services (ULLS)
5.4 DSL competitors need to join forces
6. Related reports
Table 11 – DSL market share compared to other access technologies worldwide – 2006 - 2007
Table 2 – DSL market share compared to other access technologies – OECD – mid 2007
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