Unite Private Networks Takes On Denton

March 20th, 2019
 

Unite Private Networks is expanding its network into another corner of the Dallas/Ft. Worth network area. The buildout to the northwest of will bring Denton, Texas into the company's orbit. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Bulk Infrastructure, OneWeb, Epsilon, DataGryd

March 19th, 2019
 

A few items from around the world worth noting from the start of this week: [Read more →]

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RCom Pays Off Debt to Ericsson

March 18th, 2019
 

Embattled Indian billionaire Anil Ambani managed to avoid a threatened jail term this morning.  Reliance Communications has complied with a court order to pay Ericsson the fees it was due under a network maintenance outsourcing contract. [Read more →]

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Will the third telco save PH Internet?

March 18th, 2019
 

This article was authored by Grace Mirandilla-Santos, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

Competition does not happen overnight. Or, in this case, competition does not happen in one year. [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: QTS, Equinix, CMC Networks, du

March 15th, 2019
 

Some data center, interconnection, and network news, both foreign and domestic, to finish out the week: [Read more →]

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The API Economy Gets a Boost from 5G

March 15th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Hayim Porat, CTO, ECI

The discussion around the potential 5G business case is echoed time and again, and the industry at large understands the 5G business case is questionable to say the least. In the wake of the mobile industry’s biggest event of the year – Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona -- 5G’s potential for ROI was truly under the proverbial microscope. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: FirstLight, Fusion, F5 Networks

March 14th, 2019
 

A customer win, a call delayed, and a software acquisition: [Read more →]

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Telia, Telxius Team Up for Multiple Terabits

March 13th, 2019
 

Two major European infrastructure players have inked a major network capacity agreement. Telia Carrier and Telxius have announced a deal that will pair up Telia's global network with a major pile of transatlantic capacity on Telxius's MAREA cable system. [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Sparkle, NEC, Toyota Tsusho, Airtel, IX Reach

March 13th, 2019
 

A few news bytes on expansions, rollouts, and mergers on the international front: [Read more →]

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Automated frequency coordination at tipping point: DSA

March 13th, 2019
 

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

Automated spectrum management databases and algorithms are an important public policy tool for meeting surging demand for low-cost high speed wireless broadband connectivity, according to a new report from the [Read more →]

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Tuesday Roundup: GCX, Zayo, Orange Business, Nokia

March 12th, 2019
 

Here are a few news bytes from around the world worth noting: [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: DE-CIX, Seaborn Networks, NJFX, NetIX, Integra

March 11th, 2019
 

A few bits of news to start the week on: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: LightRiver’s Travis Ewert on Network Automation

March 11th, 2019
 

The rise of SDN and network automation has created opportunities for growth and evolution among those who build and deploy networks behind the scenes.  In 2017, LightRiver made an inorganic move with the acquisition of UCS and its netFLEX® platform, and has since been working hard to meld those SDN capabilities into its business.  With us today to talk about its growing software business is Travis Ewert.  Travis took over as COO of LightRiver’s software division last year after a long career with a variety of service providers, including Level 3.  [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Infinera, Dark Fibre Africa, Omantel, ECCAS

March 8th, 2019
 

A few bits of news from around the world worth noting before everyone heads out this Friday. [Read more →]

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Facebook to Sell Excess Regional and Intercity Capacity

March 7th, 2019
 

Earlier this week, Facebook announced in a blog post this week that it plans to sell excess capacity on the fiber routes it has built and plans to build on its own. Yep, Facebook is dipping its toes into the world of the wholesale network infrastructure provider. Do they really mean it? [Read more →]

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Zayo Postpones Event, Speculation Rises

March 7th, 2019
 

Yesterday Zayo moved the Analyst Day it had planned for next Thursday onto the back burner. They have postponed the event 'to allow time to explore' strategic alternatives that may enhance shareholder value. The stock surged in response. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Epsilon, ADVA, Cisco, Batelco

March 6th, 2019
 

A couple items of international news, plus some 600G updates from OFC: [Read more →]

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Juniper to Acquire Mist

March 5th, 2019
 

Juniper Networks has found itself a spring acquisition target. The routing and network software vendor has announced its intent to acquire Mist Systems. [Read more →]

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Comcast Buys BluVector

March 5th, 2019
 

Comcast has made an inorganic move to add depth to its security portfolio. Yesterday the cable giant announced the acquisition of BluVector, adding talent and technology in what is emerging as a key area for all network operators. [Read more →]

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Monday Bytes: Verizon, Akamai, Telia, Infinera, Huawei

March 4th, 2019
 

A few items to start the week on: [Read more →]

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MWC 2019: Edge and blockchain to change the internet

March 4th, 2019
 

This article was authored by Jouko Ahvenainen, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

Last year MWC was the time of minimum knowledge and maximum hype for blockchain. Now we have much less hype, but there are also much more real uses for blockchain. Edge has had much less [Read more →]

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Zayo Picks Up FinTech Customer Deal

March 1st, 2019
 

What's a Friday without a contract win for Zayo with an unnamed customer, eh?  The Boulder-based infrastructure company announced this morning a deal with a 'global fintech leader' for wavelengths. [Read more →]

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GTT Posts Sequential Growth, Integration Gains

March 1st, 2019
 

With its integration of Interoute ongoing, GTT posted fourth quarter sequential growth in both revenue and EBITDA.  Here's a quick table of the company's results in some context: [Read more →]

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