Thursday Roundup: Orange Business, KDDI America, Windstream, Iron Mountain

February 25th, 2021
 

Four interesting items from around the world to check up on from this week: [Read more →]

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Metro Bytes: Comcast Business, NJFX, Zayo, Hylan, Lumen, HGC

February 24th, 2021
 

Four interesting bits of news worth catching up on at midweek: [Read more →]

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Windstream Wholesale Trials Acacia to Enhance Optical Deployments

February 23rd, 2021
 

Down in the southwestern US, Windstream Wholesale has been putting some new gear through its paces. Today they revealed a successful trial of Acacia's ZR+ digital coherent optics technology, and as a result will incorporate the gear into its deployment plans. [Read more →]

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EdgeConneX, Adani Team Up for India’s Edge

February 23rd, 2021
 

EdgeConneX is getting started on a fourth continent via a key new partnership. They have formed a 50:50 joint venture with Adani Enterprises, an infrastructure specialist in India. The new JV will be called AdaniConneX and will take aim at data center opportunities across the country. [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: Expereo, Verizon, DE-CIX, GTT

February 22nd, 2021
 

Four bits of news from late last week that we need to catch up on before handling this week's news -- some SD-WAN, a new IX, and a big rumor: [Read more →]

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Channeling Newton’s third law: 5G and its impact on mobile transport security

February 19th, 2021
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Tony Kourlas, Director, IP Product Marketing for Nokia

Sir Isaac Newton once observed that for every action there is an equal but opposite reaction. Set something in motion to fulfill a purpose but be prepared for the pushback this action will create. This comes as sage advice for mobile providers preparing their [Read more →]

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Colt Advances on Three Fronts, Solvion and ADVA Help

February 18th, 2021
 

Colt Technology Services has had a busy week, with three interesting bits of news in three different corners of the industry, a new cloud telephony partnership with Solvion in Europe, new voice markets in the Far East and North America, and a quantum-secured transport trial with some help from ADVA. [Read more →]

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Metro Bytes: WANRack, Comcast Business, Bluebird, Telia Carrier

February 17th, 2021
 

Four bits of metro and regional network news to catch up with at midweek: [Read more →]

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Cable One Acquires Hargray

February 16th, 2021
 

There was a bit of fiber consolidation announced in the southeastern US yesterday. Cable One has announced a deal to purchase Hargray Communications, or more precisely the 85% of the company they didn't already own. They have been a minority shareholder in the company since last summer, when they contributed a cable system in Anniston, Alabama in exchange for a stake. [Read more →]

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SD-WAN to Beef Up Three New Offers in 2021

February 16th, 2021
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by David W Wang

To date, SD-WAN has come up with some great values and offers to the enterprise market. Cost savings for branches, application-aware routing, embedded security or SASE, optimized cloud connectivity, provisioning agility, and enhanced application and performance visibility, just to [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: Enet, Digital Crossroad, NYI, Legrand, C1, Ericsson, stc

February 15th, 2021
 

Two bits of metro news, one M&A, and an outsourcing upgrade: [Read more →]

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Slattery Launches $1.5B HyperOne Fiber Effort

February 12th, 2021
 

The Australian entrepreneur Bevan Slattery is at it again, shaking things up down under with another new high profile venture. This time he has launched HyperOne, which plans to build a new 20,000km+ fiber backbone across and around Australia. [Read more →]

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The Real 5G Opportunity – and How Carriers Can Prepare Their Networks Now

February 12th, 2021
 

Sanjay Bhatia, Vice President of Strategy and Solutions Marketing, Ribbon

At its inception, 5G was hyped as the new service enabler, promising to revolutionize society and enable everything from IoT and Industry 4.0 to smart cities and beyond. However, up until now, most 5G launches are primarily enhanced mobile broadband in nature. And while more and more carriers are [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: 1623Farnam, Ciena, Xiber, Avelacom, ADTRAN

February 11th, 2021
 

A few news items to catch up on from midweek: [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: PacketFabric, Nokia, DT, CityFibre, Virtual1, Orange Business

February 10th, 2021
 

A whole bunch of interesting partnerships were announced in international markets this week: [Read more →]

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Proximus Buys the Rest of BICS

February 9th, 2021
 

The Belgian-based international network operator BICS and its subsidiary now have two fewer owners. Proximus Group has announced a deal under which it has purchased the stakes of MTN and Swisscom, taking full control of the company. [Read more →]

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Two Subsea Wins for Ciena

February 9th, 2021
 

Ciena revealed yesterday that two key subsea cable systems on opposite sides of the globe are leveraging the vendor's optical gear and supporting systems.  Both deployments will aim to support the world's ever growing demand for international bandwidth. [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Pulsant, Zayo, Cisco, Qwilt, DE-CIX

February 8th, 2021
 

Three interesting internet infrastructure investments on three continents worth keeping an eye on: [Read more →]

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How AI Accelerates the Future of Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Gaming

February 5th, 2021
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Kailem Anderson, VP of Portfolio and Engineering, Blue Planet, a division of Ciena

There’s been a lot of buzz and excitement about 5G – and for good reason. 5G networks offer significantly lower latency and higher throughput than existing mobile connectivity options. It’s more reliable. In fact, the [Read more →]

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Euro Roundup: DataBank, Expereo, Sparkle, Google, SubCom

February 4th, 2021
 

Four bits of news from Europe: two M&As, one agency contract, and that new submarine cable: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Telia, Comcast Business, Windstream, ASN

February 3rd, 2021
 

A new PoP, a service expansion, a certification, and some subsea work: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Windstream, Comcast Business, Ciena, Epsilon

February 2nd, 2021
 

Some metro fiber, some rural fiber, a vendor win, and a bit of global colo and interconnection: [Read more →]

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MBC, Tampnet Add to Fiber Options for QTS

February 2nd, 2021
 

QTS has been busy adding to its connectivity ecosystem. The data center operator has this week added new fiber options in facilities on two continents, one from MBC and the other from Tampnet. [Read more →]

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