Building a Virtual Fiber-to-the-Farm Network

December 7th, 2018
 

This industry viewpoint was authored by Michael C. Morey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bluebird Network

The growing importance of bringing high-speed connectivity to rural markets and beyond
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Colo Bytes: Iron Mountain, Interxion, Green House Data, Airtel

December 6th, 2018
 

A new data center, an expansion, a new tenant, and some more new data centers: [Read more →]

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Huawei CFO Arrested in Vancouver

December 6th, 2018
 

Yesterday's news that BT is cutting Huawei gear out of its network core is now, well, yesterday's news. The new story is that over the weekend, Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was arrested up in Vancouver, Canada. [Read more →]

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BT Moves to Extract Huawei From Its Core

December 5th, 2018
 

The pressure to limit Huawei's access to global infrastructure is claiming another victory.  Over in the UK, BT Group has apparently made the call to take Huawei gear entirely out of its core 3G and 4G networks entirely over the next two years.   [Read more →]

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Network Roundup: GTT, Epsilon, NJFX, PacketFabric, Colt

December 5th, 2018
 

Four interesting bits of network news from around the world worth noting this week: [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: DE-CIX, NTT, Optus, Infinera

December 4th, 2018
 

Four interesting items on four continents worth noting: [Read more →]

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Zayo Plans New UK Longhaul Fiber

December 3rd, 2018
 

Zayo Group has been investing in its longhaul fiber routes one at a time in the US for a while now, but now they're taking that effort over to Europe. On Friday they announced plans to enhance the company's longhaul fiber in northern England. [Read more →]

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China’s LinkSure eyes free satellite Wi-Fi worldwide

December 3rd, 2018
 

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

Chinese free internet access provider LinkSure Network has revealed a goal of providing free satellite-based Wi-Fi globally by 2026. [Read more →]

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Altice Sells Half of SFR FTTH to Private Equity

November 30th, 2018
 

In a widely anticipated deal, Altice Europe has sold off a stake in its French FTTH business for €1.8B in cash. The consortium doing the buying is led by OMERS Infrastructure and includes Allianz Capital Partners, and AXA IM - Assets.  The consortium will own a 49.99% stake in SFR FTTH, valuing the wholesale operator at some €3.6B. [Read more →]

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Friday Roundup: Telia, Juniper, Huawei, Arvig

November 30th, 2018
 

A few interesting items to end the week with: [Read more →]

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Int’l Roundup: Equinix, Avelacom, Nokia, Ericsson

November 29th, 2018
 

A few interesting items from Europe and Asia: [Read more →]

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H5 Moves Into San Antonio

November 28th, 2018
 

A key piece of colo real estate has changed hands down in Texas. H5 Data Centers has acquired a carrier hotel in San Antonio, its first investment in the Lone Star State. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: Windstream, ADVA, Colo Atl, Fusion

November 28th, 2018
 

Here's a set of mid-week items worth noting: [Read more →]

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Mislatel aims for 70% population coverage in 3 years

November 28th, 2018
 

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

Mislatel, the consortium selected to become the Philippines' third mobile operator, has pledged to cover 70% of the population within three years of operation. [Read more →]

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Anova Takes Aim at Asia

November 27th, 2018
 

Anova Financial Networks announced today its expansion into the APAC region. The company has deployed a new intra-Asia network aimed at connecting the major financial nodes in the region with a combination of fiber and wireless technologies. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Cyxtera, Nokia, eStruxture

November 27th, 2018
 

Three interesting expansion projects worth noting from the start of this week: [Read more →]

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Monday Bytes: Zayo, Sparkle, Congruex, LINX

November 26th, 2018
 

A few items from just before Thanksgiving that you might have missed (I did), and one interesting price cutting tidbit from this morning: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Jerzy Szlosarek on Epsilon’s SDN Journey

November 21st, 2018
 

Software defined networking continues to work its way deeper into global internet infrastructure.  Companies of all sizes are putting the pieces in place to take advantage of the automation and operational agility that SDN offers, but there are a lot of pieces yet to place and many lessons left to learn.  With us today to talk about how his company and the industry at large are leveraging SDN technologies and capabilities is Jerzy Szlosarek, CEO of Epsilon.   [Read more →]

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Private Equity Takes a Look at Zayo

November 20th, 2018
 

Could Zayo's days as a publicly traded company be numbered?  In the wake of the network infrastructure operator's recent struggles meeting its growth targets and the resulting stock price drop, rumors are circling that a takeout offer could materialize relatively quickly.  Yesterday, Bloomberg put a few names and faces on that possibility. [Read more →]

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Colo Bytes: Equinix, Netrality, DataBank

November 20th, 2018
 

Three organic data center expansion projects worth keeping an eye on: [Read more →]

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Weekend Bytes: Huawei Marine, Orange Business, Digital Realty, OpenCT

November 19th, 2018
 

Four bits of news touching four continents worth noting: [Read more →]

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China already working on 6G

November 19th, 2018
 

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

The telecoms industry may be gearing up for 5G, but China is already looking ahead to 6G, according to reports. [Read more →]

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The Cloud is a Key Driver for SD-WAN

November 16th, 2018
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Matt Hiles, Chief Operating Officer at Mosaic NetworX

When it rains it pours, and we all know where rain comes from… but clouds have taken on a whole new meaning in this millennium. There are many reasons why enterprises are deploying SD-WAN. The list of incentives is long, and growing, including using broadband and wireless to augment or replace [Read more →]

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