Wednesday Roundup: CenturyLink, RETN, HFN

April 4th, 2018

Here are a few other news items from yesterday that are worth a look: [Read more →]

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Zayo Details Q1 E-Rate Successes

April 4th, 2018

As it searches for greater revenue growth this year, Zayo is hoping to demonstrate success over a wide range of infrastructure opportunities. Earlier this week they announced a key wireless backhaul deal, but yesterday afternoon it was all about E-Rate. [Read more →]

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Telstra launches 5G-powered Wi-Fi hotspots

April 3rd, 2018

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

Australia's Telstra has launched what it says are the first 5G-enabled Wi-Fi hotspots in the world as part of its ongoing evaluation of 5G technology. [Read more →]

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QTS Leverages Citi For Power, Hires CRO

April 3rd, 2018

The power needs of the data center space are always a key piece of the puzzle, and yesterday there was an interesting deal down in Texas. QTS has entered into an 10-year agreement to power its Irving facility with Citi. That's right, the bank. [Read more →]

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Another Big Backhaul Deal for Zayo

April 2nd, 2018

Zayo's biggest find for Easter was just what it is always looking for: a giant tower backhaul deal. A 'major wireless carrier' has tapped the Boulder-based fiber builder and operator for fiber-to-the tower across much of the company's footprint. [Read more →]

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Good Friday Roundup: CyrusOne, Calix, DE-CIX, Zayo

March 30th, 2018

Enjoy the long weekend, hopefully spring really is around the corner this time.  Here are three more news tidbits from a relatively peaceful week that are worth a look: [Read more →]

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Euro Bytes: Sparkle, Nokia, ADVA, MegaFon

March 29th, 2018

As Easter weekend approaches, here are a few news items from Europe and beyond today: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: GTT, Aqua Comms, HE, Vapor IO

March 28th, 2018

Some financing news, and a couple customer wins worth noting at mid-week: [Read more →]

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Network M&A: Windstream Acquires MASS

March 28th, 2018

Windstream has found another target for its consolidation efforts, The company has announced the acquisition of MASS Communications. [Read more →]

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Huawei Marine to deploy subsea cable for NGCP

March 28th, 2018

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

Huawei Marine has commenced the second phase of its Sorsogon-Samar Submarine Fiber Optical Interconnection Project (SSSFOIP) for the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP). [Read more →]

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ServerFarm Acquires Its Way Into the UK

March 27th, 2018

ServerFarm is taking aim at a new market on a new continent.  The data center operator has acquired an 8MW facility over in the London metro area, giving them their first foothold in Europe. [Read more →]

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Russia Sistema Said to Take Aim at GCX, RCom

March 27th, 2018

In the wake of Reliance Communications's sale of its mobile business to Reliance Jio, it looks like the rest of Reliance's telecoms business may also change hands. But the leading bidder for RCom and GCX isn't a familiar one to most back here in the USA: Russia Sistema. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: NTT Com’s Michael Wheeler Dishes on Network Trends

March 26th, 2018

As technology marches on in the telecom world, we are seeing network operators changing the way they scale their networks both in capacity and degree of automation.  With 5G, virtual/augmented reality, and IoT looming, the preparations always seem endless.  With us today to talk about that backbone and give his perspective on the trends in new technologies, security, and regulation is Michael Wheeler, Head of NTT Com’s Global IP Network Business Unit. NTT Com operates one of the largest IP backbones by any measure, and thus sees these trends from a truly global perspective.  [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Telstra, Reliance, Starhub

March 23rd, 2018

Maybe spring will arrive next week.  In the meantime, as we in the northeast get back to normal after the latest nor'easter's effects melt away, here are some more international items to note: [Read more →]

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Metro Bytes: FirstLight, Calix, DataBank, HFN

March 22nd, 2018

Two real estate vertical deals, an RLEC rollout, and a new data center for Texas: [Read more →]

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Infomart Drops the Other Shoe, Sells to IPI Partners

March 22nd, 2018

Last month when Equinix agreed to purchase the iconic Infomart Dallas data center, I wondered if there might be more news ahead regarding Infomart Data Centers other three facilities.  The other shoe dropped late yesterday in a deal that will see IPI Partners buy all three as well as the management company from ASB Real Estate Investments. [Read more →]

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Pico Picks Zayo, Juniper

March 21st, 2018

The financial infrastructure firm Pico has made a few decisions as to its next generation network needs, selecting offerings from Zayo and Juniper. [Read more →]

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More Int’l Bytes: Orange Business, Destiny, Grupo Gtd

March 21st, 2018

With yet another nor-easter burying those of us in the northeastern US, most of the news is from elsewhere this week.  Here are a few other international items worth noting: [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Sparkle, CenturyLink, Telia

March 20th, 2018

Here are three news bytes from global backbones from the start of this week: [Read more →]

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India’s CCI clashes with Trai over predatory pricing

March 20th, 2018

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

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has weighed into the issue of predatory pricing among the nation's mobile operators, asserting that there is no need for intervention for now. [Read more →]

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Zayo Adds New Webscale for Reno Route, Plus a Datacenter in France

March 19th, 2018

What's better than having an anchor customer for a new intercity fiber buildout? Having two of course. According to Zayo, a second major customer has signed onto the new dark fiber route it is building between Reno, Nevada and Umatilla, Oregon. [Read more →]

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Friday Roundup: Interoute, Verizon, Colt, Xtera

March 16th, 2018

TGIF, winter is almost over - theoretically.  Here's a few quick takes on some other news from this week: [Read more →]

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NEC to Build SJC2

March 15th, 2018

NEC says it has signed an agreement with the Southeast Asia--Japan 2 consortium to build a new submarine cable system to complement the existing SJC cable. The SJC2 cable will stretch 10,500km from Singapore to Japan, hooking up Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, mainland China, and Korea along the way. [Read more →]

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