Bevan Slattery, SUB.CO Aim Across the Indian Ocean with OAC

March 5th, 2020
 

The Australian serial tech entrepreneur Bevan Slattery is taking another fiber project off the drawing board and into the marketplace. Today his latest venture, SUB.CO, announced that the Oman Australia Cable project has now reached 'Contract In Force' status. [Read more →]

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Brookfield Matches Macquarie Again for Cincinnati Bell

March 4th, 2020
 

The auction for Cincinnati Bell continues, and they aren't wasting any time about it.  Brookfield and Cincinnati Bell today amended their agreement yet again, raising the price tag to $13.50 per share. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Infinera, Consolidated, Metaswitch, Cecon

March 4th, 2020
 

Some mid-week news to catch up on from around the industry: [Read more →]

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Vendor Roundup: Ciena, Huawei, Infinera, Cisco

March 3rd, 2020
 

March always brings lots of interesting optical and packet technology news, and this year is no different.  Here's a quick rundown of some interesting nextgen demos in the past few days that are definitely worth keeping an eye on: [Read more →]

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Macquarie Raises Brookfield for Cincinnati Bell

March 3rd, 2020
 

Yep, it's definitely an auction now. Just days after Brookfield and Cincinnati Bell announced an amended deal at the higher price of $12.50, that unsolicited bidder who prompted it stepped forward into the light with a new offer. [Read more →]

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Windstream, Uniti Reach an Agreement in Principle

March 2nd, 2020
 

Sanity seems to have prevailed over in the negotiations between Windstream and Unity. Following the court win by Aurelius and Windstream's resulting trip into chapter 11 bankruptcy, the terms of the spinoff and lease agreement that created Uniti came under heavy fire. But a path to peace may now be in place. [Read more →]

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Brookfield Fends Off the Competition for Cincinnati Bell

March 2nd, 2020
 

Brookfield Infrastructure and Cincinnati Bell have amended their merger agreement. The original deal was signed before New Years, but another bidder emerged a month later to shake things up with a higher price. But Brookfield clearly had something in reserve and has matched and raised that bid. [Read more →]

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What Nobody is Telling You About 5G

February 28th, 2020
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Robert Bianco, VP of Business Development, Hylan

5G – it has been the talk of the industry for quite some time now. What's more, mobile carriers like Verizon and T-Mobile are starting to tout their 5G capabilities on TV. But many companies seeking to make the change to 5G are overlooking [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: FirstLight, IX Reach, SES, ORange, Aligned Energy

February 27th, 2020
 

A few items from midweek worth catching up on while you try not to read about pandemics and such: [Read more →]

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Rocket Fiber Deal Takes Everstream Deeper Into Detroit

February 26th, 2020
 

Everstream has found itself another regional M&A target out in the Midwest. Today they announced a deal to acquire Rocket Fiber LLC, expanding the company's Michigan depth in the state's largest market of Detroit. [Read more →]

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CenturyLink Takes Its Metro Fiber into Charleston

February 26th, 2020
 

CenturyLink is already in most metros it wants to be in, so we don't get to hear about too many discrete expansion projects. But this week they have announced plans to expand their metro network and enterprise reach down into the South Carolina port of Charleston. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Southern Cross, Ciena, Epsilon, maincubes, CenturyLink, Windstream

February 25th, 2020
 

A subsea upgrade and three partnerships to catch up with: [Read more →]

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EdgeConneX, Ori Industries Team Up at Europe’s Edge

February 24th, 2020
 

EdgeConneX and Ori Industries have announced a partnership over in Europe that they hope will take edge computing to a new level. EdgeConneX specializes in placing data center infrastructure at the edge, while Ori has developed an infrastructure-agnostic edge cloud platform. [Read more →]

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Monday Bytes: Altibox, Hurricane Electric, CenturyLink, T-Mobile

February 24th, 2020
 

Here are a few items from late last week to wrap up before this week's news gets fully rolling: [Read more →]

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Zayo to Help Hook Up Microsoft Airband

February 21st, 2020
 

Somehow I missed this one from a few days ago, but it looks pretty interesting. Zayo announced earlier this week a partnership with Microsoft in support of the Microsoft Airband Initiative. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Ciena, Cologix, Nokia

February 20th, 2020
 

Some news from two vendors and a new data center campus to take note of from midweek: [Read more →]

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QTS Kicks Off Hillsboro Campus

February 20th, 2020
 

Data center gravity continues to grow up in Hillsboro, Oregon. Earlier this week QTS unveiled plans to develop a new mega data center campus there, starting off with a hyperscale customer as anchor. Hillsboro's 'Silicon Forest' combines transpacific connectivity, renewable power options, and ample metro fiber into an alternative to California's Bay Area. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: Google, Orange, Telxius, Ekinops, Dell, Bluebird

February 19th, 2020
 

A few more to keep up with from midweek: [Read more →]

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Everstream Takes On Chicago

February 18th, 2020
 

With its extensive buildout around the Midwest well underway, Everstream is taking aim at the elephant in the room. That's Chicago of course, which is the region's main hub by any measure. [Read more →]

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DE-CIX Opens a New Interconnection Beachead in West Africa

February 18th, 2020
 

DE-CIX has found a new market into which it can inject its brand of interconnection services. In an announcement today, the Frankfurt-based IX specialist unveiled a memorandum of understanding with Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Ciena, GTT, T-Mobile, India’s DoT

February 18th, 2020
 

Here's a few quick takes, one submarine cable upgrade, an SD-WAN win, and a couple regulatory stories: [Read more →]

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Weekend Roundup: Huawei Marine, Liquid Telecom, Ericsson

February 17th, 2020
 

Some have today off here in the US, but here's some news from around the world from over the weekend and late last week that's worth noting: [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Sparkle, TPx, Southern Telecom, JaxNAP, Colt

February 14th, 2020
 

Happy Valentines Day all.  Here's a final catch-up on news from the sector this week before you go home for the weekend. [Read more →]

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