CyrusOne Adds Some European Depth, Buys Zenium

December 26th, 2017

Just before the break, there was an M&A in the data center space that slipped past my nets. CyrusOne has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Zenium Data Centers in a deal that significantly expands the company's presence in Europe. [Read more →]

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3GPP completes first 5G NR specification

December 26th, 2017

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

Some of the biggest names in the mobile industry have completed the first 5G new radio (NR) specification, paving the way for full-scale development of the technology. [Read more →]

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Merger Bytes: AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Broadcom

December 22nd, 2017

Updates on three proposed mergers, one going to court, one consensual, and one not so much: [Read more →]

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Orange to Help Copernicus

December 22nd, 2017

The European Space Administration is looking to better leverage the cloud with some help from Orange Business. Through the DIAS Airbus Consortium, Orange will be providing its cloud expertise as part of the Copernicus project. [Read more →]

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Colo Bytes: Sabey, CyrusOne, QTS, Telehouse

December 21st, 2017

Christmas is nearly here and the news is a bit thin, but there has been a small burst of interesting tidbits from the data center space this week: [Read more →]

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Who rules streaming disruption?

December 20th, 2017

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

The media industry illustrates the complexity of finding a sustainable long-term strategy. There have been moments when distribution companies have dominated the business, because [Read more →]

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The Future of Net Neutrality

December 19th, 2017

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Alan Levy, CEO of Skywire Networks

In recent weeks and months, the term “net neutrality” has appeared on the front pages of every major newspaper and magazine. As an owner and operator of Skywire Networks a NYC based Internet Service Provider (ISP) and the founder of BlogTalkRadio a podcasting, live-audio streaming platform, I have owned businesses that sit on opposite sides of the net neutrality debate. [Read more →]

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SKT’s 5G fronthaul tech named national standard

December 18th, 2017

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

SK Telecom has announced that its self-developed 5G fronthaul technology has been adopted as a Korean national standard by the nation's Telecommunications Technology Association. [Read more →]

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Equinix Augments Australian Presence, Buys Metronode

December 17th, 2017

The week before Christmas starts off with a bit of M&A down under.  The global data center and interconnection provider Equinix announced on Sunday an agreement with the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan to acquire Metronode for A$1.035B, or US$792M give or take. [Read more →]

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Distributed core or edge computing? Is one better than the other?

December 15th, 2017

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Mattias Fridstrom, Telia Carrier

Edge computing is a new spin on an old concept—to put computing resources at the edge of the network, so services are delivered faster to the end-user. But the concept of distributed computing runs head-on into the need for scale and centralized management of resources, especially when [Read more →]

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Bye Bye Net Neutrality

December 14th, 2017

The FCC went ahead as promised and voted today to roll back the network neutrality framework we have been working with for the last few years.  The vote was 3-2 along party lines, surprising absolutely nobody. [Read more →]

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Iron Mountain Acquires IO

December 14th, 2017

I didn't see this one the other day, but there's been some more interesting M&A in the data center space this week.  Iron Mountain has made another deal, agreeing to acquire IO Data Centers' US operations. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Vapor IO, Internap, Orange Business, LINX

December 14th, 2017

Some new edge tech, a colo expansion, an IoT win, and a new interconnection node: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: EdgeConneX, Telia, Peak10+Viawest, Equinix

December 13th, 2017

Some customer wins and expansion plans worth a look at midweek: [Read more →]

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Zayo to Provide Euro Webscale Dark Fiber

December 12th, 2017

Zayo has picked up an interesting infrastructure contract over in Europe this week.  An unnamed 'global webscale company' has tapped the company for a dark fiber solution in response to the ever-growing demands of traffic growth. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Colt, Enter, Megaport, GCX

December 12th, 2017

Here's some other news from around the world from the start of this week: [Read more →]

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Pennsylvania Chooses Even More CenturyLink

December 12th, 2017

Yesterday CenturyLink announced an expansion of its relationship with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. They will be providing data networking services to the state's agencies, commissions, councils, bureaus, authorities and boards. [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: H5, Epsilon, MainOne, SEA-US

December 11th, 2017

Here's some news to catch up on from the end of last week: [Read more →]

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DoCoMo, Huawei complete long distance mmWave trial

December 11th, 2017

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

Japan's NTT DoCoMo has announced a new milestone in 5G joint trials with Huawei in Tokyo, achieving high-speed data transmission over a distance of [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: DE-CIX, PCCW, BTG

December 8th, 2017

Another friday, another roundup of news worth noting before you head home for the weekend: [Read more →]

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Crosslake Brings in Tiger

December 8th, 2017

With two infrastructure projects on its drawing board, Crosslake Fibre landed a key new partner to help make it all happen. Tiger Infrastructure Partners has stepped in with an investment. [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: CAB, Quintillion, LeoSat

December 7th, 2017

Three projects from further afield than the usual fare that have made progress lately: [Read more →]

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Ciena Posts Q4, Sets Up Share Buyback

December 7th, 2017

Ciena has posted its fiscal Q4 results this morning. With its off-month reporting schedule, Ciena gives us a quick look at how things have been going in the sector. So how was it? [Read more →]

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