Int’l Bytes: EllaLink, BICS, France-IX, Infinera, NESIC, eStruxture

December 14th, 2018
 

Four items touching five continents (sorry Australia, not today): [Read more →]

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Ethical E-Waste Disposal in the Cloud-Based Era

December 14th, 2018
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Rob Ruehle, VP of Operations at Liquid Technology

E-waste has become an unavoidable facet of the contemporary human lifestyle. Computers, cell phones, televisions and a number of other technological innovations happening daily all serve to connect and enable the world in ways never before imagined. But the life of any given electronic device must end, and [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: CenturyLink, Bluebird, Bullseye, Connected2Fiber

December 13th, 2018
 

A few interesting expansions of infrastructure and relationships worth noting from this week: [Read more →]

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Health data and insutech services are coming

December 12th, 2018
 

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

Smart watches are making their breakthrough and getting people to monitor their health data. Insurance companies and health care providers are developing new products that utilize customer’s data in the service and pricing. [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Telia, Orange, ZY4, DT, Huawei

December 12th, 2018
 

Despite the impending holidays, it has been a rich week on the international front in telecom and internet infrastructure news.  Here's a little more to catch up on: [Read more →]

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Everstream to Boost Ohio Presence

December 11th, 2018
 

Everstream is planning a significant increase in headcount in Ohio, foreshadowing further network investments in the region. The Ohio Tax Credit Authority has approved two new projects for the company that will see them adding a substantial number of engineering, inside and outside plant, network operations, field services, and sales personnel. [Read more →]

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Kao Data, euNetworks Put Fiber to Work North of London

December 11th, 2018
 

Over on the other side of the Atlantic, Kao Data is tapping euNetworks for some significant fiber connectivity.   The two are working together on a high density fiber route to Kao Data's Harlow campus north of London. [Read more →]

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Weekend Bytes: ADVA, Zayo, Liquid, Epsilon

December 10th, 2018
 

A few items from first thing Monday or late last week: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Zayo’s Sandi Mays on the Customer Experience

December 10th, 2018
 

From the time when Zayo burst forth on the scene some 10 years ago, the company aimed to be more than a simple asset roll-up. They effectively rewrote the book on how to operate fiber assets, especially when it comes to sales and customer management. With us today to talk about just how Zayo goes about shaping the customer experience when it comes to the infrastructure business is Sandi Mays, Chief Customer Experience and Information Officer. Sandi is a co-founder and has been a part of Zayo’s team since the beginning. [Read more →]

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Building a Virtual Fiber-to-the-Farm Network

December 7th, 2018
 

This industry viewpoint was authored by Michael C. Morey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bluebird Network

The growing importance of bringing high-speed connectivity to rural markets and beyond
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Colo Bytes: Iron Mountain, Interxion, Green House Data, Airtel

December 6th, 2018
 

A new data center, an expansion, a new tenant, and some more new data centers: [Read more →]

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Huawei CFO Arrested in Vancouver

December 6th, 2018
 

Yesterday's news that BT is cutting Huawei gear out of its network core is now, well, yesterday's news. The new story is that over the weekend, Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was arrested up in Vancouver, Canada. [Read more →]

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BT Moves to Extract Huawei From Its Core

December 5th, 2018
 

The pressure to limit Huawei's access to global infrastructure is claiming another victory.  Over in the UK, BT Group has apparently made the call to take Huawei gear entirely out of its core 3G and 4G networks entirely over the next two years.   [Read more →]

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Network Roundup: GTT, Epsilon, NJFX, PacketFabric, Colt

December 5th, 2018
 

Four interesting bits of network news from around the world worth noting this week: [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: DE-CIX, NTT, Optus, Infinera

December 4th, 2018
 

Four interesting items on four continents worth noting: [Read more →]

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Zayo Plans New UK Longhaul Fiber

December 3rd, 2018
 

Zayo Group has been investing in its longhaul fiber routes one at a time in the US for a while now, but now they're taking that effort over to Europe. On Friday they announced plans to enhance the company's longhaul fiber in northern England. [Read more →]

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China’s LinkSure eyes free satellite Wi-Fi worldwide

December 3rd, 2018
 

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

Chinese free internet access provider LinkSure Network has revealed a goal of providing free satellite-based Wi-Fi globally by 2026. [Read more →]

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Altice Sells Half of SFR FTTH to Private Equity

November 30th, 2018
 

In a widely anticipated deal, Altice Europe has sold off a stake in its French FTTH business for €1.8B in cash. The consortium doing the buying is led by OMERS Infrastructure and includes Allianz Capital Partners, and AXA IM - Assets.  The consortium will own a 49.99% stake in SFR FTTH, valuing the wholesale operator at some €3.6B. [Read more →]

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Friday Roundup: Telia, Juniper, Huawei, Arvig

November 30th, 2018
 

A few interesting items to end the week with: [Read more →]

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Int’l Roundup: Equinix, Avelacom, Nokia, Ericsson

November 29th, 2018
 

A few interesting items from Europe and Asia: [Read more →]

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H5 Moves Into San Antonio

November 28th, 2018
 

A key piece of colo real estate has changed hands down in Texas. H5 Data Centers has acquired a carrier hotel in San Antonio, its first investment in the Lone Star State. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: Windstream, ADVA, Colo Atl, Fusion

November 28th, 2018
 

Here's a set of mid-week items worth noting: [Read more →]

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Mislatel aims for 70% population coverage in 3 years

November 28th, 2018
 

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

Mislatel, the consortium selected to become the Philippines' third mobile operator, has pledged to cover 70% of the population within three years of operation. [Read more →]

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