CyrusOne Prepares a Chicago Push

September 15th, 2016

CyrusOne seems to have some big plans for Chicago.  After buying CME Group's facility back in the Spring for $130M, the data center REIT has followed up with an adjacent land purchase.   [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: CenturyLink, Calix, Highwinds, Comcast, Vonage

September 15th, 2016

Here's a quick rundown of some other news from this week spanning CDNs, last mile, and cloud communications: [Read more →]

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Network Bytes: Level 3, GTT, Epsilon, Telia

September 14th, 2016

Global network operators have been busy this week on a number of projects, here's a quick survey: [Read more →]

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CityFibre’s Newest UK Target: Reading

September 14th, 2016

CityFibre's appetite for new markets continues to grow, and the newest item on the menu is the Reading.  The alternative UK metro provider has announced the city of Reading to be its next Gigabit City project. [Read more →]

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Metro Bytes: EdgeConneX, RCN, FirstLight Fiber

September 13th, 2016

A data center/IX partnership, fiber to the airport, and a deal closing: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Comstar Supply’s Chad Punchard on Distribution and Fiber

September 13th, 2016

chadpunchardFor our next Q&A, it’s time to step over to a corner of the infrastructure world that we don’t hear from very often. Comstar Supply is a national distributor of outside plant product and expertise for the telecommunications and utility industries headquartered in Collegeville, PA.  Founded by Earl Punchard in 1994, the company now serves a diverse customer base includingcontractors, broadband companies, electric utilities, transportation, and government entities. With us today to talk about the company’s drivers and the current market for fiber is its President - Chad Punchard. [Read more →]

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Monet to Land at Equinix

September 12th, 2016

 Equinix revealed today that its MI3 facility in Miami will serve as the landing station for the Monet Submarine Cable system in southern Florida.   [Read more →]

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Verizon Acquires Sensity

September 12th, 2016

Verizon made an inorganic move this morning that will take it deeper into the world of IoT and find new leverage for the increasingly dense cell network it has in mind for the future.  They have signed an agreement to buy privately held Sensity Systems. [Read more →]

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Huawei tries again in Australia

September 12th, 2016

This article was authored by Lachlan Colquhoun, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

Amid ongoing controversy around Chinese investment in Australia and issues of national security,  telecoms giant Huawei has launched a new charm offensive in the country. [Read more →]

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Colo Bytes: Fairpoint, 1547, AlohaNAP, CoreSite

September 9th, 2016

A shortened labor day week, but enough to get a look at a few more data center news items. [Read more →]

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A very incumbent problem

September 9th, 2016

This article was authored by Jouko Ahvenainen, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

I had a meeting with an incumbent company in an industry. We talked about opportunities to utilize data and analytics. They commented to me that it is so easy for startups to do anything with data, but they have their regulation, internal processes, legacy IT systems and responsibilities. [Read more →]

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Metro Bytes: USA Fiber, WANRack, ColocationGuard, 1547

September 8th, 2016

Two metro fiber items and two colo expansion projects to note from this week's news: [Read more →]

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AT&T hikes its Administrative Expense Fee by 50%

September 8th, 2016

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Theresa Knutson of TechCaliber Consulting and Andrew Brown of Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP

If you're an AT&T customer, the cost of your telecom services is about to go up. [Read more →]

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Cologix Plans Columbus Expansion

September 7th, 2016

Cologix has revealed some big plans for its Columbus data center footprint.  The data center and interconnection specialist is going to be building a new data center on its campus in the Ohio capital that will triple its square footage there. [Read more →]

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Int’l Roundup: TI Sparkle, Seaborn, Southern Cross

September 7th, 2016

Here's a few bits of news from around the globe that are worth a quick look: [Read more →]

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A National Win for Zayo’s FTT Efforts

September 6th, 2016

Zayo announced a new wireless backhaul deal this morning, and it's a big one.  They will be upgrading and expanding one of their wireless customers' fiber-to-the-tower network, including bringing dark fiber to more than 1,800 sites across 26 markets. [Read more →]

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CS&L Preps Stock Sale, Looks Ahead

September 6th, 2016

Fresh off the closing of its acquisition of Tower Cloud, CS&L is making a move in the financial markets.  The network infrastructure REIT is putting plans in place to potentially sell some $250M in stock via the establishment of an 'at the market' equity offering. [Read more →]

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Telxius IPO Moves Ahead

September 6th, 2016

Telefonica has taken the next step toward an IPO for Telxius. They've announced their intention to move ahead with a public listing of the infrastructure unit in the Spanish stock exchanges in Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid, and Valencia. [Read more →]

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Ramblings Jobs: FirstLight Fiber, NoaNet, Walker and Associates

September 4th, 2016

We have a several new job listings to peruse over on the Ramblings Jobs Board, with six active listings in all right now. [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: TE Subcom, Telia, Interoute, Orange

September 2nd, 2016

Here's a set of quick takes on news from around the world this week: [Read more →]

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Windstream’s Metro Expansion Arrives in Georgia

September 1st, 2016

Windstream has been adding to its metro infrastructure this year, and we've been learning about it city by city.  The company has kicked off September by talking about its expansion plans down in Atlanta.   [Read more →]

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CS&L Completes Tower Cloud Buy, Launches Uniti Fiber

September 1st, 2016

The second acquisition by Communications Sales & Leasing is now complete. Yesterday afternoon, CS&L finished off the purchase of Tower Cloud with the payment of $185M in cash and the issuance of 1.9M shares of stock. And now we know what they plan to do with it. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: Equinix, Level 3, UPN, CenturyLink

August 31st, 2016

In the news lately, a couple of completed projects, some compliance, and a new FTTH buildout: [Read more →]

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