Industry Spotlight: Digital Crossroads CEO Peter Feldman

March 24th, 2019
 

A new data center project is in the works in the Chicago metro area, and it’s not in Illinois. Just to the east along Lake Michigan in Hammond, Indiana, Digital Crossroads is building out major new data center on the site of a defunct power plant. With support from the State of Indiana, they are changing the dynamics of the region’s data center market. With us today, to talk about the project is co-founder and CEO Peter Feldman.
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Friday Bytes: FirstLight, QTS, RETN, DE-CIX

March 22nd, 2019
 

A few items from around the industry: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Chayora CEO Oliver Jones on the Chinese Opportunity

March 21st, 2019
 

Perhaps the biggest challenge on the international tech and telecom scene of the last decade and the next is how to access the vast but difficult Chinese marketplace.  Building and operating internet infrastructure in China is a non-trivial project that few have tried at scale.  One company that thinks it has the insight and capability to do this is Hong Kong-based Chayora, which unveiled the first phase of its Tianjin data center campus last month and has plans to expand dramatically from there.  [Read more →]

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DQE to Hook Up More Pennsylvania Schools

March 20th, 2019
 

DQE Communications will be building out some new fiber in rural Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh-based fiber builder and operator has won a deal with ARIN Intermediate Unit 28, which handles connectivity for a collection of school districts in the counties of Indiana and Armstrong. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: STI, EdgeConneX, Colocation Northwest, Dispersive

March 20th, 2019
 

A few infrastructure contracts and partnerships worth noting from midweek: [Read more →]

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Unite Private Networks Takes On Denton

March 20th, 2019
 

Unite Private Networks is expanding its network into another corner of the Dallas/Ft. Worth network area. The buildout to the northwest of will bring Denton, Texas into the company's orbit. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Bulk Infrastructure, OneWeb, Epsilon, DataGryd

March 19th, 2019
 

A few items from around the world worth noting from the start of this week: [Read more →]

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RCom Pays Off Debt to Ericsson

March 18th, 2019
 

Embattled Indian billionaire Anil Ambani managed to avoid a threatened jail term this morning.  Reliance Communications has complied with a court order to pay Ericsson the fees it was due under a network maintenance outsourcing contract. [Read more →]

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Will the third telco save PH Internet?

March 18th, 2019
 

This article was authored by Grace Mirandilla-Santos, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

Competition does not happen overnight. Or, in this case, competition does not happen in one year. [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: QTS, Equinix, CMC Networks, du

March 15th, 2019
 

Some data center, interconnection, and network news, both foreign and domestic, to finish out the week: [Read more →]

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The API Economy Gets a Boost from 5G

March 15th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Hayim Porat, CTO, ECI

The discussion around the potential 5G business case is echoed time and again, and the industry at large understands the 5G business case is questionable to say the least. In the wake of the mobile industry’s biggest event of the year – Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona -- 5G’s potential for ROI was truly under the proverbial microscope. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: FirstLight, Fusion, F5 Networks

March 14th, 2019
 

A customer win, a call delayed, and a software acquisition: [Read more →]

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Telia, Telxius Team Up for Multiple Terabits

March 13th, 2019
 

Two major European infrastructure players have inked a major network capacity agreement. Telia Carrier and Telxius have announced a deal that will pair up Telia's global network with a major pile of transatlantic capacity on Telxius's MAREA cable system. [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Sparkle, NEC, Toyota Tsusho, Airtel, IX Reach

March 13th, 2019
 

A few news bytes on expansions, rollouts, and mergers on the international front: [Read more →]

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Automated frequency coordination at tipping point: DSA

March 13th, 2019
 

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

Automated spectrum management databases and algorithms are an important public policy tool for meeting surging demand for low-cost high speed wireless broadband connectivity, according to a new report from the [Read more →]

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Tuesday Roundup: GCX, Zayo, Orange Business, Nokia

March 12th, 2019
 

Here are a few news bytes from around the world worth noting: [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: DE-CIX, Seaborn Networks, NJFX, NetIX, Integra

March 11th, 2019
 

A few bits of news to start the week on: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: LightRiver’s Travis Ewert on Network Automation

March 11th, 2019
 

The rise of SDN and network automation has created opportunities for growth and evolution among those who build and deploy networks behind the scenes.  In 2017, LightRiver made an inorganic move with the acquisition of UCS and its netFLEX® platform, and has since been working hard to meld those SDN capabilities into its business.  With us today to talk about its growing software business is Travis Ewert.  Travis took over as COO of LightRiver’s software division last year after a long career with a variety of service providers, including Level 3.  [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Infinera, Dark Fibre Africa, Omantel, ECCAS

March 8th, 2019
 

A few bits of news from around the world worth noting before everyone heads out this Friday. [Read more →]

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Facebook to Sell Excess Regional and Intercity Capacity

March 7th, 2019
 

Earlier this week, Facebook announced in a blog post this week that it plans to sell excess capacity on the fiber routes it has built and plans to build on its own. Yep, Facebook is dipping its toes into the world of the wholesale network infrastructure provider. Do they really mean it? [Read more →]

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Zayo Postpones Event, Speculation Rises

March 7th, 2019
 

Yesterday Zayo moved the Analyst Day it had planned for next Thursday onto the back burner. They have postponed the event 'to allow time to explore' strategic alternatives that may enhance shareholder value. The stock surged in response. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Epsilon, ADVA, Cisco, Batelco

March 6th, 2019
 

A couple items of international news, plus some 600G updates from OFC: [Read more →]

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Juniper to Acquire Mist

March 5th, 2019
 

Juniper Networks has found itself a spring acquisition target. The routing and network software vendor has announced its intent to acquire Mist Systems. [Read more →]

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