Friday Bytes: Windstream, Bluebird, Cologix, Southern Telecom

August 18th, 2017

As this wet August (here at least) drags on, here's a quick roundup of some more news bytes from this week: [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: Windstream, Limelight, Southern Cross, CoreSite, Mammoth, Expereo

August 17th, 2017

Here's a quick look at some other news from this week that's worth a look: [Read more →]

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More Bloom for Equinix

August 17th, 2017

Two years ago, Equinix added a fuel cell option to its SV5 data center in Silicon Valley, via a lone deployment of technology from Bloom Energy.  They must have liked how it worked out, because yesterday they revealed an expansion of the project to twelve facilities on both coasts. [Read more →]

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euNetworks Builds Out Metro Fiber in Manchester

August 16th, 2017

Over in Europe, euNetworks has added a new metro fiber market to its footprint.   The English city of Manchester is the target of the latest buildout, following the company's initial expansion there in May of last year. [Read more →]

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FTS to Build More Fiber on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

August 16th, 2017

FTS Fiber has won another contract on Maryland's eastern shore.  The commissioners of Queen Anne's County voted last week 3-2 in favor of an $8.7M contract to spread broadband through the county. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Roundup: Verizon, Digital Realty, ADVA, and Virgin Media

August 15th, 2017

Here are some quick takes on other news from the start of this week: [Read more →]

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NTT, Ericsson, Intel form connected car consortium

August 14th, 2017

This article was authored by Dylan Bushell-Embling, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

Ericsson, Intel and Japan's NTT are among the members of a new consortium aimed at developing a networking and computing ecosystem for connected cars. [Read more →]

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EQT Acquires Its Second US Fiber Network of the Year

August 13th, 2017

Late last week there was another fiber M&A that slipped through my nets for a couple days. The European private equity firm EQT Infrastructure has bought a majority stake in Spirit Communications[Read more →]

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Uniti Fiber Preps 5th Mighty Oakes Golf Tournament

August 12th, 2017

For the past several years, Telecom Ramblings has been a proud sponsor of a charity golf tournament raising money for the Mighty Oakes Heart Foundation.  Originally held by PEG Bandwidth and continued by Uniti Fiber, they'll be holding the fifth annual such event this autumn. [Read more →]

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Altice Wants Charter Too?

August 11th, 2017

One has to wonder what perfume Charter is wearing these days. Verizon is said to have kicked the tires and had a bid rejected. Softbank has been looking to combine the cable operator with Sprint somehow, though they don't seem to have gotten very far yet either. And now it's Altice that has apparently been drawn to Charter's charms. [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: Zayo, RETN, Equinix, EdgeConneX

August 10th, 2017

Here's a quick rundown of some other news from the last 24 hours or so: [Read more →]

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Hudson Fiber Expands Via Epsilon

August 10th, 2017

Hudson Fiber Network is expanding its global reach with some help from Epsilon.  The two announced a broader partnership that will add to Hudson Fiber's reach in both Asia and Europe. [Read more →]

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Work Begins on SACS’s African End

August 10th, 2017

The project to connect the continents of Africa and South America via a subsea fiber cable has officially been launched.  Yesterday Angola Cables kicked off construction of one of the key infrastructure pieces of SACS. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Connected2Fiber, Windstream, Coriant, Interxion

August 9th, 2017

Here's a quick rundown on some other news from this week that's worth a look: [Read more →]

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Tata, CoreSite Team Up

August 9th, 2017

Tata Communications and CoreSite have forged a new relationship. The two companies say they have joined forces to bring a combined data center, interconnection, managed hosting, and cloud enablement to the enterprise marketplace. [Read more →]

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NTT, KDDI and partners set fiber capacity record

August 9th, 2017

This article was authored by Dylan Bushell-Embling, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

Japan's NTT, KDDI and Sumitomo have set a new transmission capacity record of 118.5Tbps over conventional thickness optical fiber. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Roundup: Lumos, BSO, Limelight, Interoute

August 8th, 2017

Here's a quick look at some news from early this week and late last week: [Read more →]

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Bridging the Divide Between Carrier and Smart Cities Infrastructure – 2

August 7th, 2017

This is the second installment in a multi-part Industry Viewpoint series about the relationship between carriers and smart cities initiatives by Brian Proffit. Proffit recently joined Adtell as vice president of Smart Cities Infrastructure. 

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…

opened this series with a quote from Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities. My aim here was to illustrate the polar extremes [Read more →]

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Earnings Roundup: Uniti, GTT, Cogent, Consolidated, Windstream

August 4th, 2017

Let's take a quick tour through a few other other earnings reports from network operators from yesterday: [Read more →]

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For CSPs, sweating the small stuff can pay big dividends

August 4th, 2017

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Dan Faulkner, Senior Vice President & GM at Nuance Communications

We’ve all heard the saying “don’t sweat the small stuff” – there are hundreds of books, websites, and speeches dedicated to the topic (along with an army of t-shirts and tchotchkes).  The philosophy is built around [Read more →]

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euNetworks Keeps on Rolling, Posts Q2 Numbers

August 3rd, 2017

Lots of earnings reports out this morning, apparently it's a popular day.  Over in Europe, euNetworks posted a strong growth quarter in the bandwidth infrastructure space.  Here are their numbers in some context: [Read more →]

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Level 3’s Growth Trend Continues

August 3rd, 2017

With the CenturyLink deal inching closer every day, this is probably the last pure Level 3 earnings report to cover.  Level 3 had a good second quarter, seeing its third consecutive quarter of CNS revenue growth and beating analyst expectations on the bottom line.  Here are Level 3's numbers in some context: [Read more →]

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GSA’s EIS Award Winners Include the Big 3, Level 3, BT, MetTel, Granite

August 2nd, 2017

The next big telecommunications and infrastructure purchasing vehicle for the US Government has been awarded.  The GSA's Enterprise Infrastructure Solution contract has some 10 winners, which means it's the usual suspects plus a few one might not have expected. [Read more →]

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