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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Thursday Bytes: Uniti, EdgeConneX, OneWeb

February 28th, 2019
 

A few items worth keeping track of, both on the planet and off: [Read more →]

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Cogeco Sells Peer 1 to Digital Colony

February 28th, 2019
 

Yesterday saw some infrastructure M&A to the north in Canada. The global investment firm Digital Colony is acquiring Cogeco Peer 1 for C$720M, which works out to about $574M. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: CenturyLink, Ciena, Huawei

February 27th, 2019
 

A few items from around the world to catch up on: [Read more →]

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MWC 2019: Simplicity Rules

February 27th, 2019
 

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

Simplicity is one important theme at MWC 2019. It is, of course, not a solution as such, but it a success factor for all solutions. This is nothing new, but it is becoming very relevant with 5G, IoT, data and security. Many parties can build technology, but [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: DF&I, Avelacom, Epsilon, Cambium

February 26th, 2019
 

Four items from four corners of the infrastructure world worth keeping an eye on: [Read more →]

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Windstream Files Chapter 11

February 25th, 2019
 

Well, it's happened. Windstream Holdings today announced that it has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Many saw this as inevitable following the recent court decision in favor of Aurelius for $310M in the wake of the company's CS&L (now Uniti Group) spinoff back in the spring of 2015. [Read more →]

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Int’l Roundup: Ciena, Telefonica, Uniti

February 25th, 2019
 

A few items from Asia and Latin America worth noting: [Read more →]

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Zayo Sells Some Southwestern 100G

February 22nd, 2019
 

With the rumor mill relatively quiet for a week, Zayo has announced a substantial longhaul bandwidth deal in the southwestern US. An unnamed webscale provider is purchasing multiple 100G waves between Dallas and Los Angeles, which Zayo says is one of its larger recent capacity sales. [Read more →]

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SDN is here to stay – Do you have an SDN validation strategy in place?

February 22nd, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Jason Chandralal, General Manager – Product Engineering Services at Happiest Minds

Software-Defined Networking (SDN) offers the promise of increased agility, programmability, and revenue services opportunities. While SDN has been widely deployed in the data center and enterprise environments, and many service provider deployments are underway, I think the best is yet to come. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Ciena, H5, 365 Data Centers, Mitel

February 21st, 2019
 

A few quick-takes on news from around the industry this week: [Read more →]

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RCom’s Anil Ambani Now Faces Jail Risk

February 20th, 2019
 

One of the telecommunications industry's biggest names in India has seen a bad month get worse this week, according to various reports. The billionaire Anil Ambani is facing potential jail time if Reliance Communications, of which he is chairman, fails to pay a chunk of the dues it owes Ericsson. [Read more →]

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Hurricane Electric Taps EdgeConneX for Expansion

February 20th, 2019
 

Hurricane Electric unveiled a new network expansion yesterday across a broad North American front. The international backbone operator has tapped EdgeConneX to get it closer to, you guessed it, the edge. [Read more →]

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Infinera’s Next Act is 800G

February 19th, 2019
 

Infinera unveiled the major elements of its next generation platform this morning under the moniker The Infinite Network. When fully in place, that new platform is expected to include 800Gbps wavelength capability. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Conterra, Windstream, Stream Data Centers, Batelco

February 19th, 2019
 

A few items to catch up on from the start of this week and the end of last week: [Read more →]

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AI, IoT and big data to drive data center growth in Indonesia

February 19th, 2019
 

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

The launch of new data centers in Indonesia indicates that there is an extensive shift in business priorities that is driving the local enterprises to adopt multi-cloud strategies. Therefore, the demand for hosting infrastructure services will [Read more →]

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Google to Spend $13B on Data Centers

February 18th, 2019
 

Last week Google CEO Sundar Pichai said last week in a blog post that Google will be spending $13B on its infrastructure in 2019. That's quite a lot of buildout, giving Google's footprint outside of Silicon Valley even more depth. [Read more →]

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Windstream’s Bad Day in Court

February 15th, 2019
 

Friday ended poorly for Windstream and well for the hedge fund Aurelius Capital Management. A Manhattan federal court has ruled against the service provider, and if the judgement holds up then the company might be facing a date with BK. [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: NJFX, DriveNets, ADTRAN, Zayo

February 15th, 2019
 

A few more quick takes on interesting news from this week: [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: Vapor IO, Ciena, Anova

February 14th, 2019
 

Three interesting items worth noting from the last day or two: [Read more →]

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