Monday Roundup: EdgeConneX, UPN, RCN Business, Viawest

July 28th, 2014

Here’s a quick look at some of this week’s early announcements and some of last week’s later ones: [Read more →]

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In India, OTT isn’t killing domestic voice (yet): Idea Cellular

July 28th, 2014

This article was authored by John C. Tanner, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

Many telcos are worried about OTT voice/messaging services cannibalizing their revenues. India’s Idea Cellular is not one of them – at least on the domestic voice front. [Read more →]

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Earnings Preview: Watching Level 3′s Momentum

July 27th, 2014

Last quarter the question was whether Level 3′s revenue and EBITDA growth would justify its stock price gains, and they came through big.  On Tuesday they’ll report their Q2 numbers and the dynamics are rather less organic as we have the tw telecom deal hanging overhead.  But it is important that the company maintain its growth momentum going into the merger.  Here are my guesses for Level 3′s Q2 numbers in the usual historical context: [Read more →]

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Ramblings Jobs: Logix, Walker, FirstLight

July 27th, 2014

Three more job listings this week on the Ramblings Jobs Board, with one each from Logix Communications, Walker & Associates, and FirstLight Fiber. [Read more →]

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tw telecom Expands in KC, Atlanta

July 25th, 2014

Now that all the immediate aftermath of the Level 3 merger announcement has subsided and we wait a quarter for the deal to close, tw telecom is pulling everyone’s focus back down to the company’s main operational task for 2014. That would be the expansion of its metro fiber footprint in markets across the country, a few the details of two of those markets being announced today. [Read more →]

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Equinix Completes Brazilian Invasion

July 25th, 2014

Equinix’s entry into the Brazilian data center market is now officially complete.  Yesterday they announced the purchase of the 47% of ALOG Data Centers that it didn’t already own, bringing two data centers in Rio de Janeiro and two more in Sao Paolo all the way into their orbit. [Read more →]

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Data Bytes: Telehouse, EvoSwitch, Colt, CyrusOne, Limelight

July 24th, 2014

From the data center space, here are a few quick takes on news from the past few days, with three from across the Atlantic, one in Texas, and one in content delivery. [Read more →]

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Infinera Maintained Its Momentum Through Q2

July 24th, 2014

If there is demand softness from carriers out there in the world, it’s not as big a problem at the DWDM layer right now at least at Infinera.  The company posted its Q2 financials yesterday after the market closed, easily meeting the higher revenue guidance they had issued in April and coming up with an extra seven cents per share.   [Read more →]

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Homeland Security Taps Level 3

July 23rd, 2014

Level 3′s federal team has landed a high profile Network-as-a-Service contract.  The Department of Homeland Security has awarded them a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract for LAN managed services under WITS-3 in the National Capital Region.  [Read more →]

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Juniper Sells Pulse, Sees Demand Softening in Q3

July 23rd, 2014

In their Q2 report yesterday after the markets closed, Juniper Networks posted pretty solid numbers. Unfortunately, the ones they forecast for Q3 were not up to expectations and the stock is down 6% in premarket trading.  Meanwhile they forged ahead with their streamlining plan with the sale of Junos Pulse. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: Global Capacity, Birch, Merit, tw telecom

July 23rd, 2014

Here’s a quick mid-week roundup of some interesting news items from this week: [Read more →]

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The Internet of Things Demands a New Storage Approach

July 22nd, 2014

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Stefan Bernbo, CEO and founder of Compuverde

The Internet of Things (IoT), an ever-expanding web of connections generating unprecedented volumes of data, holds promise as well as challenges for the telecom industry. The Open Interconnect Consortium was recently formed by a group of technology vendors to define connectivity requirements that ensure the interoperability of the more than 30 billion devices that research group IDC projects will come online by 2020. It’s a blistering pace. [Read more →]

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