Comcast Outbids Disney for Fox

June 14th, 2018
 

The ink isn't even dry on the judge's decision rejecting the federal government's suit to stop the AT&T/Time Warner Deal, and Comcast has already made its move. Yesterday the cable giant officially bid for Twenty-First Century Fox. [Read more →]

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ADVA Helps Put Quantum to Work

June 13th, 2018
 

In a pair of interesting announcements this morning, ADVA offered a glimpse of what is to come in the realm of quantum-powered network security. [Read more →]

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So, AT&T Actually Won?

June 13th, 2018
 

AT&T is definitely having a good week. Yesterday a federal judge ruled in the company's favor and swept away the federal government's objections to the company's purchase of Time Warner. [Read more →]

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EdgeConneX, Renovo Team Up for Vehicle Automation

June 12th, 2018
 

EdgeConneX and Renovo have announced a new collaboration to advance 'Vehicle-Edge-Cloud Infrastructure and Data Orchestration'. They hope to pair EdgeConneX's data centers out at the network edge with Renovo's cloud-based software to better support deployment of automated vehicle fleets at scale. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Roundup: 123Net, GlobeNet, Infomart

June 12th, 2018
 

Here are a few quick takes on news from the start of this week: [Read more →]

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Bye Bye Net Neutrality, Now About That AT&T/Time Warner Merger

June 11th, 2018
 

It will be official today, the net neutrality regulations put in place under former FCC chairman Julius Genachowski will be wiped from the books.  This has been a major piece of current FCC chairman Ajit Pai's agenda, and he can now check it off of his to-do list. [Read more →]

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Cisco’s dominance in Ethernet may be numbered

June 11th, 2018
 

This article was authored by Allan Tan, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net

The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) recorded $6.29 billion in revenue in the first quarter of 2018 (1Q18), a healthy increase of 10.9% year over year. Meanwhile, the worldwide [Read more →]

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Friday Roundup: NTT, Vantage, Bezeq, Nokia

June 8th, 2018
 

Some news from around the world to finish off the week: [Read more →]

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The Edge Needs Interconnected Data Centers

June 8th, 2018
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Scott Askins, VP of Channels and Strategic Alliances at Netrality Properties

It’s no secret that cloud adoption has risen astronomically over the past few years. Thanks to the even more recent explosion of public cloud services, hybrid cloud has replaced private clouds as the most dominant force in enterprise computing. According to McAfee, more than half of the enterprises they surveyed in 2017 had adopted hybrid cloud, and they forecasted [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Netrality, Frontier, SEACOM, CenturyLink

June 7th, 2018
 

Here's a quick rundown on some other news from this week: [Read more →]

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America Movil Takes Aim at US Enterprise Market

June 6th, 2018
 

The Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim is making a new move on the US telecommunications marketplace. America Movil announced plans today for a new US-based subsidiary, Claro Enterprise Solutions LLC. [Read more →]

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SEAX-1 cable ready for service

June 6th, 2018
 

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

Super SEA Cable Networks has announced that the SEAX-1 subsea cable system linking Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia is now ready for provisional acceptance. [Read more →]

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Metro Bytes: FirstLight, GreenLight, DF&I

June 6th, 2018
 

Three interesting bits of fiber news from three metro areas in the eastern and northeastern US: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: PacketFabric, ROOT, Sabey, Telia

June 5th, 2018
 

In the news so far this week are two colo buildouts and two network expansions across four data centers in four global markets: [Read more →]

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CenturyLink’s Vyvx Wins World Cup Biz

June 5th, 2018
 

CenturyLink says it will be handling the transmission of international distribution and unilateral feeds for this summer's soccer World Cup for key networks in the Americas.  The networks include Fox in the USA, TV Azteca in Mexico, and both RCN and Caracol in Colombia. [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: GIX, GTT, Orange

June 4th, 2018
 

Here are several interesting news items from over the weekend that are worth a look as you start the week: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: INDATEL Services CEO Mel Wagner

June 4th, 2018
 

One of the more unique operators in the US Ethernet transport infrastructure space is INDATEL Services, which sits atop a national collection of statewide member-owners fiber networks.  Both INDATEL and its member companies have kept a relatively low profile throughout the waves of consolidation that have swept the fiber space over the last decade.  Yet with the demands of 5G and other next generation technologies looming on the horizon, [Read more →]

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Fiber M&A: ExteNet Buys Hudson Fiber

June 1st, 2018
 

There's been some more consolidation in the fiber sector this week. ExteNet Systems has made its second move within the New York metro area with an agreement to acquire Hudson Fiber Network. [Read more →]

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MEF Forges Ahead with 3.0 Ethernet, IP, Multi-Vendor SD-WAN

June 1st, 2018
 

MEF has posted a progress update on its 3.0 work in Ethernet, IP, SD-WAN, and Layer 1 standardization. The MEF 62 specification for Managed Access E-Line has now been [Read more →]

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Get yourself an SDN: Salary Developing Network

June 1st, 2018
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Sue Graham Johnston, President of 128 Technology

It surprises me that the shift to software defined networking (SDN) hasn't been an absolute avalanche of activity.  One of my theories is that networking is believed to be some black art deep in the heart of the IT team.  Because of that, business executives haven't [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Sparkle, Nokia, PAIX

May 31st, 2018
 

Three bits of news spanning four continents that are worth a look today: [Read more →]

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Streaming media game: threat or opportunity

May 31st, 2018
 

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

Telecom carriers have looked for a role beyond the bit-pipe for years. Now it looks like the evolving TV and content business is a new game that they want to participate in. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Kao Data, VueTel, Lumos, CenturyLink

May 30th, 2018
 

Here's a quick rundown of some other recent news worth a look: [Read more →]

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