The Green Power Opportunity for 5G Operators

June 14th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Rami Reshef, CEO of GenCell Energy

With the world ready to embrace 5G, many wonder where it will have its greatest impact and which applications will drive its success. Will it be consumers like you and I? Or will it be businesses and industrial applications? While [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: FirstLight, Internap, Colt, Vocus

June 12th, 2019
 

A few interesting items worth noting at midweek: [Read more →]

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States Sue to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Deal

June 12th, 2019
 

It seemed for a little while that the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile might have found a pathway through the regulatory jungle. However, a new roadblock has arisen. A group of nine US states plus the District of Columbia has sued to block the merger. [Read more →]

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Int’l Roundup: Digital Realty, Sparkle, CenturyLink

June 11th, 2019
 

A few items from around the world worth noting: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Dispersive Networks CEO Ed Wood

June 10th, 2019
 

SD-WAN has been rising quickly with enterprises, displacing older technologies, and becoming the most visible manifestation of the software-defined revolution that continues to change networking. But the changes don't end with SD-WAN and some other ways to leverage SDN are already in the market. One such player is Dispersive Networks, which takes a different approach to securing enterprise connectivity.  Joining us today to talk about the company's approach is CEO, Ed Wood. Ed joined Dispersive Networks in October of last year after 23 years over at Accenture. [Read more →]

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Zayo Plans Ohio Expansion

June 10th, 2019
 

With its recent deal to go private still a few quarters off, Zayo is turning its attention to new buildouts and upgrades. On Friday they detailed one such project out in the Midwest, or more specifically the state of Ohio. [Read more →]

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Cinia, Megafon Form JV for Arctic Subsea Cable

June 7th, 2019
 

The prospect of a subsea cable through the Russian Arctic got a significant boost yesterday. The Finnish provider Cinia and the Russian provider MegaFon have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to form a joint venture aimed at finally making what was once a crazy idea reality. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: TruVista, FirstLight, DC BLOX, Orange Business

June 6th, 2019
 

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

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Infinite Buys Integra Optics

June 5th, 2019
 

The infrastructure component vendor space saw some inorganic activity this morning. Infinite Electronics, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Integra Optics. [Read more →]

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Sparkle, Telekom Slovenije Launch New Route

June 5th, 2019
 

Europe has a new digital route to the Balkans at its disposal. Sparkle and Telekom Slovenije have launched a new cross-border link hooking up the northern Italian hub of Milan and the Slovenian capital Ljubljana. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Southern Telecom, Hargray, Megaport

June 4th, 2019
 

A few more interesting items from recent news that are worth noting: [Read more →]

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Macquarie Outbids USS for KCom

June 4th, 2019
 

The arrival of the summer season in the UK has brought more than a Presidential visit, it's brought a bidding war for KCom. The Australian infrastructure fund Macquarie has waded in with a bid of £563m, to which KCom's board has now agreed. [Read more →]

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Would Amazon Really Enter the Wireless Biz?

June 3rd, 2019
 

As the Sprint/T-Mobile deal continues to fight for regulatory approval, perhaps the most interesting story to emerge is the prospect of Amazon becoming a wireless player on its own. The idea seems to be for Amazon to buy Boost from Sprint as well as a pile of spectrum, bootstrapping its way into direct competition with the big 3. [Read more →]

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Huawei to Sell Subsea Cable Biz

June 3rd, 2019
 

Soon Huawei will be out of the undersea cable business. In a filing to the Shanghai Stock Exchange on Friday, an agreement was revealed that will see the Chinese vendor sell its stake in Huawei Marine to Hengtong Optic-Electric Co.  [Read more →]

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Friday Roundup: Google, Hurricane Electric, Comcast Business

May 31st, 2019
 

A few infrastructure news bytes worth checking on before the weekend: [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Frontier, Avelacom, MEF, Nokia, TIM

May 30th, 2019
 

A few items to catch up on from mid-week: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: DC BLOX CEO Jeff Uphues

May 29th, 2019
 

The data center marketplace is a very dynamic one in which the business model works well at both large and small scale. This means there are many regional players. One such regional data center owner and operator is DC BLOX, which is opening a new Birmingham data center facility this month. With us today to talk about DC BLOX and its plans for the data center markets of the Southeastern United States is CEO Jeff Uphues. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Roundup: CenturyLink, Epsilon, Colt

May 28th, 2019
 

Welcome back from the long weekend!  Here are a few news bytes that crossed the wires while everyone in the US was out: [Read more →]

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Japanese, Taiwanese cellcos suspend Huawei device sales

May 28th, 2019
 

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

The first crop of Asian operators have responded to the US trade ban on Huawei and its implication for Huawei's access to the Android OS by [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Bluebird, Eurofiber, Napatech, Teridion

May 24th, 2019
 

Memorial Day weekend has almost arrived, so maybe summer has also after a bit of a rocky spring.  Here are a few last tidbits of news first though: [Read more →]

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Shaping The Central Office of the Future

May 24th, 2019
 

This article was contributed by Lior Mishan of Ethernity Networks

Service providers have been under increasing pressure for several years to meet the growing expectations and demands of users. Now the advent of 5G networking is only adding to those expectations. [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: QTS, CenturyLink, Epsilon, DE-CIX

May 23rd, 2019
 

As everyone watches the Huawei soap opera roll on, here's some other news to keep up with: [Read more →]

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