AT&T Sells Off Its Data Centers

June 25th, 2018
 

What infrastructure piece doesn't the combined company of AT&T and Time Warner need to own? We know the answer to that question now: colocation. AT&T announced late last week that it is selling its data center assets to Brookfield Infrastructure. [Read more →]

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Sistema sells off stake in RCom

June 25th, 2018
 

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

Russia's Sistema has sold its entire stake in Indian operator Reliance Communications (RCom) and has reportedly abandoned plans to buy the operator's remaining telecoms assets. [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Orange Biz, EdgeConneX, Switch, Massive

June 22nd, 2018
 

TGIF, here are a few news bytes to end the week, with two colo expansions, a new cloud data service, and some SD-WAN. [Read more →]

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Disney Matches, Raises Comcast for Fox

June 21st, 2018
 

The bidding war is definitely on. In response to Comcast's competing bid for Fox, the folks at Disney are definitely not backing down. Yesterday Disney raised its bid to $38/share, working out to a total of $71.3B in cash and stock as well as the assumption of [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: Colt, Infinera, DE-CIX, Comcast

June 20th, 2018
 

I'll be at the Telecom Exchange today, so if you're there don't hesitate to say hi.  In the meantime, here are a few news bytes to keep an eye on: [Read more →]

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Telstra to establish infrastructure division

June 20th, 2018
 

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

Australia's largest operator Telstra has announced plans to eliminate 8,000 jobs and establish a standalone infrastructure business as part of a broad-based restructuring strategy. [Read more →]

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Another Arctic Subsea Cable Project? Hmmm…

June 19th, 2018
 

According to a fascinating report over on Capacity this morning, the melting ice up north has brought with it a new iteration of Arctic cable dreams. A new cable project is close to lining up the backing necessary to connect East Asia and Europe via a northern route. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: ZTE, Windstream, Equinix

June 19th, 2018
 

A few news items worth noting, one from the world of politics and two featuring data centers getting additional connectivity. [Read more →]

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Network M&A: IRIDEOS Buys Enter

June 18th, 2018
 

Italy's newest infrastructure player has made another consolidation move. IRIDEOS today announced the acquisition of Enter. [Read more →]

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AT&T, Time Warner Deal is Done

June 15th, 2018
 

Well, they certainly wasted no time. Two days after a federal judge nixed the federal government's objections to the deal, AT&T has completed its acquisition of Time Warner. [Read more →]

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Online Charging Systems (OCS) operations: Considerations for improving agility and efficiency

June 15th, 2018
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Prodapt

As per Gartner report titled “The Gartner scenario for Communications Service Providers: Routes to the future,” digital/adjacent market services like Pay TV, VOD, M2M communications, and data-only connections will be contributing towards revenue growth [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: CenturyLink, Digital Realty, Zayo, Frontier

June 14th, 2018
 

A few quick takes for the day: two new data centers, some colo for webscale, and an Ethernet partnership. [Read more →]

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Comcast Outbids Disney for Fox

June 14th, 2018
 

The ink isn't even dry on the judge's decision rejecting the federal government's suit to stop the AT&T/Time Warner Deal, and Comcast has already made its move. Yesterday the cable giant officially bid for Twenty-First Century Fox. [Read more →]

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ADVA Helps Put Quantum to Work

June 13th, 2018
 

In a pair of interesting announcements this morning, ADVA offered a glimpse of what is to come in the realm of quantum-powered network security. [Read more →]

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So, AT&T Actually Won?

June 13th, 2018
 

AT&T is definitely having a good week. Yesterday a federal judge ruled in the company's favor and swept away the federal government's objections to the company's purchase of Time Warner. [Read more →]

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EdgeConneX, Renovo Team Up for Vehicle Automation

June 12th, 2018
 

EdgeConneX and Renovo have announced a new collaboration to advance 'Vehicle-Edge-Cloud Infrastructure and Data Orchestration'. They hope to pair EdgeConneX's data centers out at the network edge with Renovo's cloud-based software to better support deployment of automated vehicle fleets at scale. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Roundup: 123Net, GlobeNet, Infomart

June 12th, 2018
 

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

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Bye Bye Net Neutrality, Now About That AT&T/Time Warner Merger

June 11th, 2018
 

It will be official today, the net neutrality regulations put in place under former FCC chairman Julius Genachowski will be wiped from the books.  This has been a major piece of current FCC chairman Ajit Pai's agenda, and he can now check it off of his to-do list. [Read more →]

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Cisco’s dominance in Ethernet may be numbered

June 11th, 2018
 

This article was authored by Allan Tan, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net

The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) recorded $6.29 billion in revenue in the first quarter of 2018 (1Q18), a healthy increase of 10.9% year over year. Meanwhile, the worldwide [Read more →]

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Friday Roundup: NTT, Vantage, Bezeq, Nokia

June 8th, 2018
 

Some news from around the world to finish off the week: [Read more →]

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The Edge Needs Interconnected Data Centers

June 8th, 2018
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Scott Askins, VP of Channels and Strategic Alliances at Netrality Properties

It’s no secret that cloud adoption has risen astronomically over the past few years. Thanks to the even more recent explosion of public cloud services, hybrid cloud has replaced private clouds as the most dominant force in enterprise computing. According to McAfee, more than half of the enterprises they surveyed in 2017 had adopted hybrid cloud, and they forecasted [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Netrality, Frontier, SEACOM, CenturyLink

June 7th, 2018
 

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

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America Movil Takes Aim at US Enterprise Market

June 6th, 2018
 

The Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim is making a new move on the US telecommunications marketplace. America Movil announced plans today for a new US-based subsidiary, Claro Enterprise Solutions LLC. [Read more →]

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