SD-WAN and Underlay Networks: Overcoming Costly Broadband Ordering Challenges

March 24th, 2023
 

By John Denemark, SVP and GM, Carrier Provisioning, TransUnion

A growing number of enterprises are using software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) to deliver the capacity and agility required in today’s complex, diverse networks to support technologies such as cloud services, mobility, edge computing, and the Internet of Things (IoT). As a result, SD-WAN is experiencing significant growth and creating increased [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Orange Business, DE-CIX, Ericsson, Proximity

March 23rd, 2023
 

Four international infrastructure items to catch up with from the middle of this week: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Bluepeak, H5 Data Centers, Ciena

March 22nd, 2023
 

Some FTTH, a new data center build, and a backbone upgrade project: [Read more →]

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EXA Deploys Infinera Gear on TAE, Takes on FibreConnect Buildout

March 21st, 2023
 

EXA Has been busy in southern and southeastern Europe this week, with two interesting infrastructure announcements this week. They are leveraging Infinera’s gear on the Trans Adriatic Express, and they have been tapped by FibreConnect to build backbone infrastructure. [Read more →]

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FTTH Roundup: Ziply, 123Net, Fastwyre, Netomnia

March 20th, 2023
 

Four bits of ongoing regional FTTH expansion, three around the US and one bit in the UK: [Read more →]

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2023 is the year to turn ideas into reality for fiber rollout

March 17th, 2023
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Clark Stevenson, Senior Director Customer Success, IQGeo

The last few years have tested and proved our deep reliance on the telecom industry. With growing consumer demands on internet infrastructure, broadband operators have had to innovate fast to keep pace with demand and technology. Fiber broadband promises homes and offices the high-speed internet needed to [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Arelion, ADC, Macquarie, Colt, Amdocs, Telxius

March 16th, 2023
 

Multiple interesting deployments of infrastructure and software from around the world this week: [Read more →]

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Infinera Teams Up With Hawaiki, AJC, and SEACOM

March 16th, 2023
 

Infinera has been busy on multiple subsea route lately, with three interesting announcements so far this week. [Read more →]

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Lightpath Looks to the Long-Haul

March 15th, 2023
 

In another move that takes the company beyond its more familiar territories in and around New York City, Lightpath has unveiled an enhanced long-haul network. They are now offering waves and Ethernet between eight major US cities in addition to their core metro capabilities. [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Colt, Ciena, EXA, Claranet, Seaborn, Orchest, Sipartech

March 14th, 2023
 

Three expanded partnerships and another high speed upgrade from around the world: [Read more →]

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Monday Bytes: 123Net, Ziply, Arvig, LightRiver

March 13th, 2023
 

Some regional fiber news plus an SDN technology upgrade: [Read more →]

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Boldyn Networks Is Born

March 10th, 2023
 

Well, if you wondered what BAI Communications was going to do with its growing portfolio of network infrastructure companies, then your question was resolved yesterday. BAI plans to combine all its brands under the new name of Boldyn Networks. [Read more →]

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The Future of Telecoms is Modern and Cloud-Native. Let’s Start Investing in it Now.

March 10th, 2023
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Richard Brandon, VP of Strategy, RtBrick

In 2022, the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico had the opportunity to request up to $5 million for initial planning through the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) program. This is one of a myriad of government-funded programs aiming to [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: EdgeConnex, Kalaam, DE-CIX, Orange Business, neutrality one

March 9th, 2023
 

An infrastructure expansion, a new IX, a couple of customer wins, and a strategic investment: [Read more →]

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EXA and Colt Upgrade Channel Tunnel Infrastructure

March 8th, 2023
 

Two companies with extensive fiber across Europe have teamed up to upgrade the high profile route within the Channel Tunnel. Colt won a 25-year deal to operate the infrastructure within the tunnel a year and a half ago, and EXA’s participation will help them monetize that deal further. [Read more →]

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euNetworks Buys Belgium’s Business Branch

March 8th, 2023
 

There was an interesting bit of fiber consolidation over in western Europe yesterday. euNetworks has announced an agreement to acquire the dark fiber business of a Belgian utility company, referred to as ‘the Business Branch’. [Read more →]

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Infinera Tests Some Long Distance 400G With Arelion, Corning

March 7th, 2023
 

Infinera revealed a couple of interesting trials yesterday. They went after the longhaul, both in the field with Arelion and in the lab with Corning. They have been stretching the reach of their 400G wavelength technology, leveraging their ICE-X pluggable solution. [Read more →]

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Windstream, Acacia Put a Terabit to the Test

March 6th, 2023
 

Now is the season for next generation equipment trials, and today we saw one of the first indications of the coming Terabit wavelength era. Windstream Wholesale put Acacia’s latest optical technology to the test, successfully demonstrating some big bandwidth on a live network. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight – On Transforming Zayo With Andrés Irlando

March 6th, 2023
 

When it comes to revitalizing the fiber space over the last decade and a half, few companies have punched further above their weight class than Zayo.  After simultaneously epic rollups and infrastructure buildouts in its early days, Zayo’s size eventually caught up to it and the company was forced to shift its stance from startup to pillar of the industry.  Now in the hands of EQT and Digital Bridge, they have spent the last several years rewriting their own book on how to generate wealth in this sector.  With us today to talk about where Zayo is, what it is doing, and where it is going is Andrés Irlando, who joined the company as President two years ago. [Read more →]

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The Telecom Provider Battle and the Criticality of CX

March 3rd, 2023
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Joshua Feast, CEO and co-founder of Cogito

Between customer complaints and requests for perks, discounts, and upgrades, telecommunications contact centers face unique challenges. Frontline agents often serve as the first point of contact for many customers, making them the face and voice of the company. In such a competitive landscape, where one bad customer service interaction could result in the consumer switching service providers, telecommunications teams must figure out what to do to stay ahead of the rest. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Infinera, Arelion, UCC, AtlasEdge, DataBank

March 2nd, 2023
 

A bit of M&A, some new tech, a channel move, and a financial move. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Sparkle, Econet, Ericsson, Colt, Equinix, Vocus

March 1st, 2023
 

Two subsea projects, a 5G vendor win, and an expanded SDN partnership: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Transit Wireless, Consolidated, Andrena, Arcadian Infracom

February 28th, 2023
 

Four bits of infrastructure news from around the US, one for FTTH, two for urban mobile networks, and one longhaul project: [Read more →]

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