SPOTLIGHT: Qwest's Poll on PBT, VDSL2, hair dryers


Telephony has published the second part of its two-part interview with Qwest Communications CTO Pieter Poll, following an initial installment in which Poll talked about fixed-mobile convergence, femtocells and other issues. This time around, Poll talks about provider backbone transport and why Qwest currently has no PBT plans even though it finds PBT a bit intriguing. Poll also says VDSL2 is 2009 consideration, and explains what hair dryers have to do with telecom network power consumption.

For more:
- check out the interview at Telephony

Suggested Articles

With cloud providers looking to move to the network edge, service providers such as CenturyLink are well positioned to help them.

CenturyLink has launched a new content delivery network (CDN) platform for web developers.

AT&T is out of the starter blocks for 400G with an optical connection carrying live traffic between Dallas and Atlanta.