OECD has released a report on Next Generation Network (NGN) development in member countries.
"Over the last several years, a number of the major network operators have put in place network upgrade plans to implement next generation networks (NGN). Some market analysts now predict that the entire Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) will evolve into an NGN over the next 10 years or so. Technological change is happening very quickly, underscoring the need for policy and regulation to be based on principles that support consumer interests, such as competition policy, not on specific technical aspects of networks."
For the full report (PDF), click here.