This week we look at IPTV growing like gangbusters, lessons from the Japanese earthquake, Egypt's unfinished telecom revolution, cable providers getting fiber and TDM replacement. It's all this week in a somewhat reflective edition of Research Rewind.
- What lessons can telecom learn from the crisis in Japan? "Does Telecom Have a Crisis Management Plan?"
- A new Pyramid report on IPTV shows subscriptions will nearly triple worldwide by 2015: "Research in Focus: IPTV, Q4 2010"
- In Kenya, the storyline is "invest now to grow later": "Kenya: Data Services & Infrastructure Investment Top Operator To-Do Lists"
- Meanwhile, in Egypt, operators shouldn't count their telecom chickens before they're hatched: "Egypt, Keep Your Eyes on the Ball"
- New developments might ensure that cable providers get enough fiber: "Taking Fiber to the X?"
- The pace of TDM replacement is gaining critical mass: "TDM Replacement Momentum Continues "
— Matt Donnelly, Managing Editor, Pyramid Research