Thursday Roundup: Windstream, maincubes, Hargray, NBN

August 15th, 2019
 

A few bits of interesting news worth keeping an eye on: [Read more →]

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Creating an effective and portable virtual network function testing framework with end-to-end automation

August 15th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Rajan R N, Sumit Thakur, and Pratik Tidke of Prodapt

As the digital service providers’ (DSPs) ecosystem keeps evolving, the virtual network function (VNF) testing is getting more complex, costlier and time-consuming. Testing activities today consume more than 40% of DSP’s time and efforts in bringing new services online. [Read more →]

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Standardisation and Collaboration: A Step Forward for APIs

August 14th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Jerzy Szlosarek, CEO of Epsilon

In a rapidly changing global ICT landscape, players in the wholesale market need a new way to collaborate. Application Programming Interface (API) has been around for a long time, but only recently with Software-Defined Networking (SDN), carriers are looking to use it to accelerate [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Ritter, Momentum, Intermedia, BullsEye

August 13th, 2019
 

I'm on the road this week, but still trying to keep up. Here's three bits of acquisition news and a contract win: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: North Highland’s Jason Serotta on the Human Side of Digital Transformations

August 13th, 2019
 

With all the M&A going on, all the new automation capabilities, and new  technologies like 5G, AI, and more on the horizon, the telecommunications and internet infrastructure sector is never sitting still.  Companies in any sector must manage change, but in this sector keeping up is a never-ending project with no vacations.  With us today to talk about handling the next wave of challenges wrought by digital transformation is Jason Serotta, Media, Entertainment, & Communications Global Thought Leader at the management consulting firm North Highland. [Read more →]

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CenturyLink Plans Edge Buildout

August 12th, 2019
 

The rise of the edge has been with us for a while, and CenturyLink has until now let others do something about it. But this morning the company announced a significant new plan to invest in its own edge infrastructure. [Read more →]

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Existentialism and the Edge Data Center: The Importance of Asking the Right Questions about the Edge

August 12th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Sharif Fotouh, CEO of Compass EdgePoint

When a new concept or technology is introduced in the marketplace, it’s often difficult to cut through the hype to get the information you need to know. If you’re thinking about implementing an edge computing solution, you know what I’m talking about. Too often, the industry’s discussion about the edge is focused on questions that seem highly philosophical, leading to debates that tend to go in circles [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: CenturyLink, EdgeConneX, GCX

August 9th, 2019
 

Two bits of international news and one federal contract: [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: IEIC, Vonage, Amdocs

August 8th, 2019
 

An organization gets a new member, some AI tech gets bought, and a vendor wins the favor of two mobile operators and one satellite TV provider: [Read more →]

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Zayo To Blaze New Trail Through the Rockies

August 7th, 2019
 

Zayo has begun construction on a new, unique intercity fiber route. The path will stretch from Zayo's home turf in the Denver metro area, up into and through the Rockies, and over to Salt Lake City. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: UF&D, Great Plains, DC BLOX, CenturyLink

August 7th, 2019
 

Four items of metro and regional infrastructure news from midweek, three customer wins and one M&A closing: [Read more →]

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Macquarie Invests in Voneus

August 6th, 2019
 

Macquarie Group has found some new infrastructure to invest capital in. The investment company's Macquarie Capital group will be putting £10m now and up to £30m over time into the UK fixed wireless provider Voneus. [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: Accenture, Amdocs, MEF, Huawei

August 5th, 2019
 

Some news from different corners of the industry to start the week: [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Ciena, eStruxture, Infinera, Superloop

August 2nd, 2019
 

A few more news items worth noting before heading home for the weekend: [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: Verizon, Flexential, Lyntia

August 1st, 2019
 

A few items from around the industry and the world to keep up with: [Read more →]

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Digital Realty Enters Korea, Expands in Frankfurt

July 31st, 2019
 

Along with its earnings announcement yesterday, Digital Realty revealed a couple of very interesting international expansion projects. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: DataGryd, GTT, Masergy, FirstLight

July 31st, 2019
 

An expansion, two product enhancements, and a contract win to note at mid-week: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: AT&T, CoreSite, Tata, Seacom

July 30th, 2019
 

A few interesting items worth keeping track of: [Read more →]

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So the DoJ Signed Off on the T-Mobile/Sprint Deal, Now What?

July 29th, 2019
 

As expected, on Friday regulators at the Department of Justice agreed to let the juggernaut T-Mobile/Sprint deal go through after the companies agreed to sell off pieces to Dish. Dish will apparently become the #4 player in the market, leveraging the spectrum it has been sitting on plus the Boost Mobile business and some supporting agreements. Now what? [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: UPN, DF&I, Colony Capital, Digital Bridge

July 26th, 2019
 

Some expansion, some funding for expansion, and some consolidation with the funding folks: [Read more →]

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Four Shopping Tips for Mid-Market Enterprises Assessing UCaaS Options

July 26th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Fernando Rojas of Claro Enterprise Solutions

UCaaS technology has helped many businesses enhance collaboration and agility and reduce costs. The plug-and-play functionality of basic UCaaS benefits small organizations with minimal existing infrastructure. For large, global enterprises, customized UCaaS solutions support rationalization and digital transformation initiatives. [Read more →]

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Charter Also Made a Move for T-Mobile Divestment

July 25th, 2019
 

Apparently Dish was not the only option on the table recently when it came for T-Mobile and Sprint to find a buyer for Boost Mobile and other assets they would divest to gain approval for their deal. Reuters has reported that Charter Communications also submitted a proposal to the DoJ as well. [Read more →]

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Dish Does a Deal with T-Mobile and Sprint to Become #4, Maybe

July 24th, 2019
 

According to reports out this morning, there is a new deal on the table to let T-Mobile and Sprint Merge while keeping a fourth mobile operator in the market. Dish Network has agreed to a $5B deal under which it would buy wireless assets from the two companies. [Read more →]

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