Thursday Roundup: CenturyLink, RETN, GTT

August 13th, 2020
 

A few news items from some global network operators, two on the financial front and one technology deployment: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Comcast, BDx, Avelacom, Green House Data, ShenTel

August 12th, 2020
 

Here are a few midweek quick takes to keep an eye on, two contracts, two international expansions, and some new managed services. [Read more →]

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Windstream Taps Ciena for Nextgen Optical

August 11th, 2020
 

Windstream's plans for its next generation optical backbone became a bit clearer yesterday with the choice of vendor. They have tapped Ciena's coherent optical gear and software platforms to power the company's 'National Converged Optical Network' project. [Read more →]

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Digital Colony’s Highline Drops Out of Oi Auction

August 10th, 2020
 

Last week it appeared Digital Colony's Brazilian foray, Highline do Brasil, was poised to win the auction to buy Oi. Things have shifted quickly, however, and it now appears that a consortium backed by the Brazilian subsidiaries of America Movil, TIM, and Telefonica will come away with the prize. [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Flexential, PacketFabric, Avelacom, Jupiter

August 7th, 2020
 

Here's a quick roundup of other news worth noting from this week: [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Windstream, Tampnet, EdgePresence

August 6th, 2020
 

Two interesting items from Windstream to look at today, plus some subsea ULL connectivity and an edge data center. [Read more →]

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Altitude Takes Over Kosc

August 6th, 2020
 

Some fiber has changed hands over in France. Altitude Infrastructure today officially announced the acquisition of Kosc Telecom. Kosc is a wholesale-only Connectivity-as-a-Service provider with reach throughout the country. Altitude is also focused on the wholesale FTTP space, with 3 million FTTH connections. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: SBA, Xtera, Windstream, Colt, DCspine

August 5th, 2020
 

Tropical storms, presidential campaigns, pandemics, Tiktok bans, explosions in Lebanon...  It's hard to hear oneself think in the news cycle these days, but here are a few bytes of infrastructure news to keep an eye on from midweek nonetheless. [Read more →]

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Tennessee Opportunities Beckon to Zayo

August 4th, 2020
 

Missed this one late last week, but better late than never. Zayo on Friday revealed a substantial investment in its infrastructure in the state of Tennessee. In all, the company has or is in the process of boosting its fiber in the state by 50%. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Seaborn’s Andy Bax Charts the Next Course

August 3rd, 2020
 

A few weeks ago, Seaborn emerged from a reorganization process with a new unified corporate structure and Partners Group as its majority owner.  With its Seabras-1 infrastructure in place, some new capacity on AMX-1 coming online soon, and a growing IP network capability Seaborn is looking forward to a new phase of growth.  With us today to talk about the company’s plans and how the pandemic has affected things this year is co-founder and COO Andy Bax. [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: FirstLight, Stream DC, Flexential, Digital Realty

July 31st, 2020
 

As we say good bye to July, here's a quick look at some news you might have missed from this week: [Read more →]

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MOX Completes New Dark Fiber Route in Oregon

July 30th, 2020
 

MOX Networks has polished off another unique dark fiber network buildout, this time in the Pacific Northwest. It's just 25 route miles of fiber connecting a half dozen key data centers in Hillsboro back over to Portland, but provides an important diverse alternative to existing infrastructure. As a followup, MOX plans to build up to Seattle as well. [Read more →]

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Google Plans New “Grace Hopper” Transatlantic Cable

July 29th, 2020
 

There's no such thing as too much subsea bandwidth, or at least there isn't when you're Google. The tech giant announced yesterday yet another new subsea cable project, this time under the Atlantic. [Read more →]

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Arizona Taps CenturyLink

July 28th, 2020
 

CenturyLink has picked up a bit of government business in the desert southwest. The State of Arizona has awarded the company a new AZNet contract for connectivity and managed IT. [Read more →]

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FiberLight Rolls Out Texas Express

July 28th, 2020
 

A lot is happening in Texas these days, but let's stick to the fiber. FiberLight said today that its new Texas express routes buildout is complete, giving its statewide infrastructure a few superhighways to work with. [Read more →]

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Digital Colony’s Highline Takes Aim at Oi

July 27th, 2020
 

There is a substantial infrastructure M&A in the works down in Brazil. Highline do Brasil apparently has a week-long exclusive period to negotiate to buy Oi or a major piece of it for something north of $2.9B. [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Ciena, Ericsson, Cisco, Amdocs

July 24th, 2020
 

Here are a few bits of news from several major vendors from this week: [Read more →]

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Shifting customer needs at pandemic speed: How CSPs can stay on their toes

July 24th, 2020
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Steffen Paulus, Nokia Software

Earlier this year, the onset of the pandemic forced countries across the globe to rapidly enact social distancing and lockdown rules to curb COVID-19’s spread. This drastic change seemingly pushed us into the remote working era, creating a phenomenon that virtually all communication service providers (CSPs) had to face – radically shifting service usage patterns. [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: Colo Atl, DataBank, Windstream, SubCom

July 23rd, 2020
 

Two data center deployments, some SD-WAN, and a submarine cable. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: RETN, Digital Realty, Verizon, Infinera, LOGIX

July 22nd, 2020
 

A few interesting items from midweek worth keeping an eye on: [Read more →]

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DF&I Keeps Digging Through Maryland

July 21st, 2020
 

Dark Fiber & Infrastructure has been busy constructing fiber and conduit in the state of Maryland lately. Today they offered an update on their progress toward an alternative route from Ashburn heading northeast. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: PacketFabric, Nokia, Ericsson, Ascent

July 21st, 2020
 

A few interesting items to keep an eye on while sheltering from the July sun: [Read more →]

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EdgeUno Acquires Sunnyvale and a CTO

July 20th, 2020
 

There was a bit of consolidation in the Latin American network business late last week. The upstart provider EdgeUno and the Brazilian firm Sunnyvale Networks are joining forces. [Read more →]

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