Tuesday Bytes: Accedian, Cisco, Lightpath, NJFX, Granite

September 27th, 2022
 

Some partnerships in EMEA, and an expansion and some growth results in the US: [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: Borealis, Sinch, Cataleya, Springboard, Volta, Verne Global

September 26th, 2022
 

Two bits of Icelandic-related data center consolidation, and two technology integrations: [Read more →]

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Four Reasons Why Telecoms Providers Must Improve Cybersecurity Measures

September 23rd, 2022
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Edwin Bentley, Technical Expert and Product Manager, Titania

The telecoms industry is not immune to cyber security breaches. It is more susceptible than ever. A dependence on telecommunications products and services due to remote working during the pandemic, and more has produced an increasingly connected world that significantly relies [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: GTT, Logix, Hurricane Electric

September 22nd, 2022
 

Several significant expansion projects, three in the southern central US region and one over in Scandinavia: [Read more →]

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Lumen Takes a Fiber Pair on Grace Hopper

September 22nd, 2022
 

Lumen has added in a major chunk of new transatlantic capacity to its portfolio. The global network operator has invested in an entire fiber pair on the Grace Hopper cable, and says it is now taking orders on the system and will be delivering on those orders sometime in October. [Read more →]

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euNetworks Digs Deeper Into Hollowcore

September 21st, 2022
 

Following up on its initial deployments of hollowcore fiber in London over the last year and a half, euNetworks has announced the deployment of a new route out to Basildon. The new 45km route is a hybrid of hollowcore and regular single mode fiber, cutting 10% off the latency on the route. [Read more →]

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EXA Infrastructure Plans For 2nd Year of Expansion

September 21st, 2022
 

One year after the company’s launch, EXA Infrastructure is looking to put more resources to work across its footprint. Today they have revealed projects that will add 8,400 route kilometers of fiber, which adds to the 7,000 they put on the table in May. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: 123Net, Green Mountain, Verizon

September 20th, 2022
 

Some FTTH, a new data center, and some 5G innovation: [Read more →]

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The Emergence and Value of Next Gen AIOps for Telcos

September 20th, 2022
 

This sponsored thought leadership article was authored by Chris Menier, General Manager – VIA AIOPS for Vitria Technology

Telecommunications, a technology intensive business, generates revenue by providing service to a diverse population of consumers. Their success depends on a quite simple formula  – grow the business by offering more connections with exceptional service at the lowest price point. While the formula is simple, consistent delivery of exceptional service is challenging. [Read more →]

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Tampnet Launches New Stockholm/Amsterdam Route

September 19th, 2022
 

Tampnet Carrier has officially launched a new express fiber route between the Nordic region and western Europe. By leveraging its unique subsea footprint, the company has developed a uniquely diverse, low latency route between Stockholm and Amsterdam, something they talked about in this interview here on Telecom Ramblings last year. [Read more →]

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Taking On the Digital Transformation Era With the Right Infrastructure

September 16th, 2022
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Frank Cittadino, SVP of Edge Services at Zayo

The transition to a digital-first society has accelerated rapidly in the past several years. With more work happening remotely and people connecting through online channels, navigating life in a dispersed world has made consumers more dependent on digital technologies. [Read more →]

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Enet to Invest Another €50m+ in Irish Infrastructure

September 15th, 2022
 

The Irish wholesale provider Enet says it will be investing more than €50m in its fiber reach. That’s in addition to the investments they’ve already completed within their Dublin metro network. The buildouts are planned to take place over the next 5 years. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: Novva, Aligned, Arelion, DE-CIX

September 14th, 2022
 

Two new data centers in the southwestern US, and two expansions in eastern Europe. [Read more →]

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Storey to Give Way to Johnson at Lumen

September 13th, 2022
 

Lumen will have a new CEO in place when election day rolls around 8 weeks from now. Current CEO Jeff Storey will be retiring, and the company is bringing in some outside talent to take his place. Kate Johnson has been named as Storey’s successor, and will take over on November 7 of this year. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Roundup: Yondr, Africa Data Centres, IXPN, Nxtra, Bloom, Infinera

September 13th, 2022
 

Three data center moves, each from a different continent, and some 5G rollout prep in southeast Asia: [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: Aqua Comms, Cogent, Proximity, Lightpath, Iridium

September 12th, 2022
 

One subsea update, some satellite launch plans, and a couple of metro expansions. [Read more →]

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Friday Roundup: Stealth, Nokia, STACK, Ziply, Dobson

September 9th, 2022
 

Some metro and FTTH news as well as a new data center in the Far East: [Read more →]

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The SMS Opportunity: Evolving Customer Communications for Better Business Results

September 9th, 2022
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Ellen Velickovska, Co-Founder & Managing director at telXira

With the development of simple, effective and reliable application-to-person (A2P) SMS messaging services, there is a significant opportunity for enterprises to improve communications with their customers. [Read more →]

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Cogent Buy’s T-Mobile’s Wireline Biz for $1

September 8th, 2022
 

While it hasn’t dipped its toes into the M&A world for a while, Cogent Communications does like a good deal. And they appear to have found a big one one, pending what has to be a pretty hairy integration project.  The backbone operator has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire T-Mobile’s wireline business for one dollar. [Read more →]

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Flexential Targets Hillsboro, Taps T5

September 8th, 2022
 

The data center, cloud, and connectivity provider Flexential has unveiled plans for a major expansion of its footprint in the Pacific Northwest. Yesterday they announced a development project outside Portland, Oregon in Hillsboro. And helping them with the project is T5 Data Centers. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: FirstLight, irix, DE-CIX

September 7th, 2022
 

A quick roundup at midweek: [Read more →]

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Labor Day Roundup: GCX, RETN, Nokia, Hawaiki

September 6th, 2022
 

The US may have been at the beach for a long weekend, but the rest of the world seems to have kept busy enough.  Here are three bits of news from around the globe, and especially undersea: [Read more →]

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Here’s What Telco Operators Need to Consider in Preparing for the Metaverse

September 2nd, 2022
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Pravin S. Bhandarkar, Founder and CEO, RtBrick

The metaverse is here to stay. Whether you’re a big fan, or you think it’ll all come crumbling down on Zuckerberg, the virtual platform has opened the eyes of many consumers and businesses. However, as we embrace this new digital world, one critical issue remains unanswered: how will it all be connected? [Read more →]

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