STACK Adds to its Stack

September 1st, 2020
 

Today STACK INFRASTRUCTURE made a significant balance sheet move. They have closed on a $325M structured debt financing deal, positioning them for the next stage of the company's growth. [Read more →]

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Rural Roundup: Bluebird, Consolidated, Calix, CenturyLink

August 31st, 2020
 

As we start the week, here are a few regional fiber expansion projects from the end of the last one that slipped past my nets initially: [Read more →]

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New Moves Shaping Post Covid-19 Telecom/IT Industry

August 28th, 2020
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by David W Wang

Telecom/IT proves to be the bloodline for business and personal life during the Covid-19 pandemic, and remote work and online orders become the new normal nowadays. As the result we see service providers are having busy backbone traffic and quickly adding up broadband service subscribers globally. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Telia Carrier, DataBank, Viavi, Fortinet

August 27th, 2020
 

Two network expansions and two items from the vendor space: [Read more →]

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Metro Bytes: FirstLight, QTS, Dobson, FiberLight

August 26th, 2020
 

Four interesting items from the metro and regional fiber space around the US worth noting at midweek: [Read more →]

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TampNet Acquires Fiber in the Gulf of Mexico

August 25th, 2020
 

Some subsea fiber is changing hands, but from a source we haven't heard too much about. TampNet, which operates infrastructure under the North Sea, has agreed to acquire a similar asset off of the US coast in the Gulf of Mexico. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Telehouse, Digital Realty, Vodafone, BT Group

August 25th, 2020
 

Two upgrades in the colo biz, one carve-out, and some interesting M&A maneuvers over in the UK. [Read more →]

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Windstream Brings 400GbE to Market, Everstream Takes Them Up On It

August 24th, 2020
 

This morning Everstream and Windstream announced the operational turn-up of a longhaul 400GbE route. So far 400G has mostly been either within the data center, over short distances, or part of a trial. But the time has finally come to put the technology to work between cities. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Stack Infrastructure’s Matt VanderZanden

August 24th, 2020
 

The data center space has evolved rapidly over the last few years, driven by the insatiable appetite from the hyperscale and cloud community.  As a result, new participants have risen up with new ways of building and operating data centers.  One such company is STACK INFRASTRUCTURE.  With us today to talk about STACK’s current projects and its approach to the marketplace is the company’s Chief Strategy Officer, Matt VanderZanden.

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Building 360° Real-Time Network Visualization

August 21st, 2020
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Rajesh Ramaswamy Sampathkumar, Sumit Thakur, Jagadeesh Bhavanasi, Kalyanakannan D M  of Prodapt

Frameworks leveraging Graph Technologies for smart decision making

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Cologix Acquires vXchnge’s Minneapolis Facility

August 20th, 2020
 

A data center is changing hands in the upper Midwest. Cologix announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase vXchnge's facility in Minneapolis, Minnesota. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Crosslake, Zayo, Juniper, UCL

August 20th, 2020
 

An expansion, a couple of upgrades, and a bit of blinding transmission speed: [Read more →]

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EQT Strikes Again, Buys EdgeConneX

August 19th, 2020
 

A major piece of data center infrastructure is changing hands. EQT Infrastructure has announced today an agreement to acquire the edge data center provider EdgeConneX. [Read more →]

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Everstream’s Expansion Takes It Into St. Louis

August 19th, 2020
 

The ongoing regional buildout of Everstream gained some traction out in Missouri today. The Midwestern network builder and operator has revealed plans for an 800-route-mile footprint in the St. Louis metro area. [Read more →]

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UPN Moves Into San Antonio

August 19th, 2020
 

The metro fiber market in Texas has been quite strong over the last few years, and it's not slowing down. Yesterday, Unite Private Networks announced an expansion into the San Antonio metro area, continuiong to flex their way down from the Dallas/Fort Worth metro area where they have spent the last few years building out network. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: LOGIX, Apstra, Telco Systems, Megaport

August 18th, 2020
 

Some fiber at the edge, and a few SDN/NFV-related announcements to keep an eye on: [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: Infinera, Uniti, DE-CIX, Peerless

August 17th, 2020
 

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

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Friday Bytes: CoreSite, DataBank, MEF, Verizon Business

August 14th, 2020
 

A few more bits of infrastructure news to end the week: [Read more →]

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Will Cell Towers Matter More to GDP Than Public Transportation? Only if Telcos and Governments Work Together

August 14th, 2020
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by David Drai, CEO of Anodot

As the global economy has witnessed drastic changes in 2020, both in our personal and professional lives, telecom operators and governments around the world now need to rethink their infrastructure investment strategy going forward. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: CenturyLink, RETN, GTT

August 13th, 2020
 

A few news items from some global network operators, two on the financial front and one technology deployment: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Comcast, BDx, Avelacom, Green House Data, ShenTel

August 12th, 2020
 

Here are a few midweek quick takes to keep an eye on, two contracts, two international expansions, and some new managed services. [Read more →]

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Windstream Taps Ciena for Nextgen Optical

August 11th, 2020
 

Windstream's plans for its next generation optical backbone became a bit clearer yesterday with the choice of vendor. They have tapped Ciena's coherent optical gear and software platforms to power the company's 'National Converged Optical Network' project. [Read more →]

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Digital Colony’s Highline Drops Out of Oi Auction

August 10th, 2020
 

Last week it appeared Digital Colony's Brazilian foray, Highline do Brasil, was poised to win the auction to buy Oi. Things have shifted quickly, however, and it now appears that a consortium backed by the Brazilian subsidiaries of America Movil, TIM, and Telefonica will come away with the prize. [Read more →]

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