Tuesday Bytes: Interxion, Chayora, ZTE

August 14th, 2018
 

A few news items worth noting from the start of this week: [Read more →]

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Huawei likely to be spared Australia 5G ban

August 14th, 2018
 

This article was authored by Dylan Bushell-Embling, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

The Australian government is not expected to ban Huawei from participating in the deployment of Australia's 5G networks, but may restrict the [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: SES Networks CEO John-Paul Hemingway

August 13th, 2018
 

For this week’s Industry Spotlight, let’s delve into a part of the infrastructure sector that we don’t often get to here on Telecom Ramblings: satellite networking.  The capabilities of satellite network operators have evolved dramatically in recent years, bringing new options to the infrastructure markets whether it’s in hard to get to locations or closer to home.  SES Networks believes the time is now ripe for [Read more →]

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Liquid Buys The Rest of Hai

August 13th, 2018
 

The pan-African fiber operator Liquid Telecommunications has moved to consolidate its position in the country of Zambia. According to Capacity, Liquid has agreed to acquire Hai Telecommunications. [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Comcast Business, Juniper, Nokia

August 10th, 2018
 

Here's a few more quick takes to finish off the week: [Read more →]

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CenturyLink Makes Integration Progress, Raises Estimates

August 9th, 2018
 

CenturyLink posted its second quarter numbers yesterday after the market closed, and the market likes what it sees so far. Revenues of $5.90B were roughly inline with expectations, while adjusted earnings per share of $0.25 were ten cents above projections. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: WANRack, Windstream, Macquarie

August 8th, 2018
 

Three bits of expansion news, one fiber, one fixed wireless, and one colo: [Read more →]

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China has spent $24b more than US on 5G since 2015

August 8th, 2018
 

This article was authored by Dylan Bushell-Embling, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

China is significantly outpacing the US in terms of spending on the infrastructure necessary to ensure 5G readiness, according to a new study by Deloitte. [Read more →]

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GTT’s European Landscape Takes Shape

August 7th, 2018
 

GTT has announced new divisions over in Europe, putting the teams in place to take the company's combined infrastructure to market. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Clint Heiden On the Rise of QTS

August 6th, 2018
 

Over the last two decades, the data center has become one of the core pillars of modern internet infrastructure.  Along that path has been a lot of construction, a lot of M&A, and a lot of  money well spent.  QTS Data Centers has been somewhat less active in the headlines than some of its REIT brethren, preferring a mostly organic route to its current $2.5B marketcap, but it has been a big part of the sector's expansion.  With us today to talk about QTS's unique approach to the data center space is Clint Heiden, who joined the company recently as Chief Revenue Officer.
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Int’l Bytes: Ericsson, RCom, Airtel, Telecom Egypt, DT, e-shelter

August 6th, 2018
 

A few items from around the world to start the week: [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: EllaLink, Comcast, Turk Telekom

August 3rd, 2018
 

A few more items worth noting before you head off for the first weekend of August, one undersea, one metro, and one job-related: [Read more →]

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CIM Group, 1547 Take Aim at Chicago

August 3rd, 2018
 

The team of CIM Group and fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty has a new project in its sights this week. The pair announced the acquisition of a property on the south side of Chicago that they intend to transform into a major data center facility. [Read more →]

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Friday Earnings Roundup: GTT, Cogent, Vonage

August 3rd, 2018
 

Lots of earnings news from around the sector, here is a quick look at three of them from the competitive side of things: [Read more →]

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Cisco Seeks More Security, to Acquire Duo

August 2nd, 2018
 

Security is an everpresent concern when it comes to internet infrastructure, and hence it has been the focus of many an M&A move. Today, the industry giant Cisco made another move in this arena, announcing its intent to acquire Duo Security. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Megaport, Kontron, CenturyLink, Zayo

August 2nd, 2018
 

Two bits of cloud interconnection and two other bits of M&A worth a quick look from midweek: [Read more →]

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Vonage Makes Video Move, Buys TokBox

August 1st, 2018
 

Vonage is taking it voice and messaging platform into some new territory this summer. Today the company announced the purchase of San Francisco-based TokBox from Telefonica. [Read more →]

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Windstream Adds More Western Longhaul

August 1st, 2018
 

Yesterday Windstream added another leg to its western longhaul expansion. They will be adding more dark fiber to the company's infrastructure between Phoenix and the west coast. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Consolidated, CyrusOne, Colt, CenturyLink

July 31st, 2018
 

A bit of everything to keep an eye on for this Tuesday roundup: [Read more →]

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Hong Kong could allocate 5G spectrum for free

July 31st, 2018
 

This article was authored by Dylan Bushell-Embling, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net

The HKSAR government has proposed to allocate 5G spectrum to the market's operators for no charge, to give them a competitive advantage in the race to 5G adoption. [Read more →]

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T-Mobile Plants Its 5G Flag With Nokia

July 30th, 2018
 

With the realities of the Sprint deal still a long way off, T-Mobile US isn't going to wait around to make its 5G rollout plans.  Today the 'Uncarrier' announced a substantial deal with Nokia to get the ball rolling. [Read more →]

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Zayo Wins Yet More Cloud Infrastructure Biz

July 30th, 2018
 

On Friday, Zayo continued its string of wins with major cloud providers, albeit unnamed ones as usual.  The Boulder-based infrastructure provider announced a major expansion of its relationship with said cloud provider. [Read more →]

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Telefonica Finds Another Buyer for a Piece of Telxius

July 30th, 2018
 

Telefonica has raised a few more euros this morning with the planned sale of a stake of Telxius to Pontegadea, a real estate investment company owned by the mega-billionaire Amancio Ortega.  Ortega owns the Spanish-based Zara, which is a power in the world of retail fashion. [Read more →]

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