Wednesday Bytes: Telia, DE-CIX, STACK, Conterra

September 9th, 2020
 

A few network and partnership expansions to note at midweek: [Read more →]

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Labor Day Roundup: Samsung, Xplornet, CityFibre, FiberSense

September 8th, 2020
 

I hope everyone had a good weekend.  While you were gone, here are a few news items from over the weekend or late last week worth catching up on: [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Corero, IPC, EKINOPS, Fusion, South Korea

September 4th, 2020
 

Stay safe this Labor Day weekend!  Here's a quick rundown on some of the news from a wide spectrum of the industry to end the week: [Read more →]

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Int’l Roundup: Nokia, Telstra, DE-CIX

September 3rd, 2020
 

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

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Rogers, Altice Seek to Acquire Cogeco, Atlantic Broadband

September 3rd, 2020
 

An interesting M&A dance is taking place on the cable side of things over the last day or two. Rogers Communications and Altice USA have made a play for Cogeco and Cogeco Communications, however it started out complicated and it's swiftly getting more so. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Zayo, NetIX, Ericsson, Elisa, LOGIX

September 2nd, 2020
 

Two executive hires, one 5G milestone, and a bigger link to Moscow: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Orange Business, NetFortris, TIM, CenturyLink

September 1st, 2020
 

On today's news roundup are diamonds, a product launch, a merger, and an outage.  Did I mention the diamonds?  [Read more →]

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STACK Adds to its Stack

September 1st, 2020
 

Today STACK INFRASTRUCTURE made a significant balance sheet move. They have closed on a $325M structured debt financing deal, positioning them for the next stage of the company's growth. [Read more →]

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Rural Roundup: Bluebird, Consolidated, Calix, CenturyLink

August 31st, 2020
 

As we start the week, here are a few regional fiber expansion projects from the end of the last one that slipped past my nets initially: [Read more →]

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New Moves Shaping Post Covid-19 Telecom/IT Industry

August 28th, 2020
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by David W Wang

Telecom/IT proves to be the bloodline for business and personal life during the Covid-19 pandemic, and remote work and online orders become the new normal nowadays. As the result we see service providers are having busy backbone traffic and quickly adding up broadband service subscribers globally. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Telia Carrier, DataBank, Viavi, Fortinet

August 27th, 2020
 

Two network expansions and two items from the vendor space: [Read more →]

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Metro Bytes: FirstLight, QTS, Dobson, FiberLight

August 26th, 2020
 

Four interesting items from the metro and regional fiber space around the US worth noting at midweek: [Read more →]

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TampNet Acquires Fiber in the Gulf of Mexico

August 25th, 2020
 

Some subsea fiber is changing hands, but from a source we haven't heard too much about. TampNet, which operates infrastructure under the North Sea, has agreed to acquire a similar asset off of the US coast in the Gulf of Mexico. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Telehouse, Digital Realty, Vodafone, BT Group

August 25th, 2020
 

Two upgrades in the colo biz, one carve-out, and some interesting M&A maneuvers over in the UK. [Read more →]

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Windstream Brings 400GbE to Market, Everstream Takes Them Up On It

August 24th, 2020
 

This morning Everstream and Windstream announced the operational turn-up of a longhaul 400GbE route. So far 400G has mostly been either within the data center, over short distances, or part of a trial. But the time has finally come to put the technology to work between cities. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Stack Infrastructure’s Matt VanderZanden

August 24th, 2020
 

The data center space has evolved rapidly over the last few years, driven by the insatiable appetite from the hyperscale and cloud community.  As a result, new participants have risen up with new ways of building and operating data centers.  One such company is STACK INFRASTRUCTURE.  With us today to talk about STACK’s current projects and its approach to the marketplace is the company’s Chief Strategy Officer, Matt VanderZanden.

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Building 360° Real-Time Network Visualization

August 21st, 2020
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Rajesh Ramaswamy Sampathkumar, Sumit Thakur, Jagadeesh Bhavanasi, Kalyanakannan D M  of Prodapt

Frameworks leveraging Graph Technologies for smart decision making

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Cologix Acquires vXchnge’s Minneapolis Facility

August 20th, 2020
 

A data center is changing hands in the upper Midwest. Cologix announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase vXchnge's facility in Minneapolis, Minnesota. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Crosslake, Zayo, Juniper, UCL

August 20th, 2020
 

An expansion, a couple of upgrades, and a bit of blinding transmission speed: [Read more →]

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EQT Strikes Again, Buys EdgeConneX

August 19th, 2020
 

A major piece of data center infrastructure is changing hands. EQT Infrastructure has announced today an agreement to acquire the edge data center provider EdgeConneX. [Read more →]

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Everstream’s Expansion Takes It Into St. Louis

August 19th, 2020
 

The ongoing regional buildout of Everstream gained some traction out in Missouri today. The Midwestern network builder and operator has revealed plans for an 800-route-mile footprint in the St. Louis metro area. [Read more →]

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UPN Moves Into San Antonio

August 19th, 2020
 

The metro fiber market in Texas has been quite strong over the last few years, and it's not slowing down. Yesterday, Unite Private Networks announced an expansion into the San Antonio metro area, continuiong to flex their way down from the Dallas/Fort Worth metro area where they have spent the last few years building out network. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: LOGIX, Apstra, Telco Systems, Megaport

August 18th, 2020
 

Some fiber at the edge, and a few SDN/NFV-related announcements to keep an eye on: [Read more →]

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