Vendor Roundup: DZS, Padtec, Nokia, Adtran

March 25th, 2024
 

Multiple technology deployments and launches to keep an eye on this week as we all wait for spring to really arrive. [Read more →]

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Four components of a robust wireless strategy

March 22nd, 2024
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Stephen M. Kowal, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at Nextivity

Any successful collaboration at work relies on readily available connectivity. The surge of remote and hybrid work necessitates virtual collaboration, meaning teams cannot function properly without internet connectivity. Nowadays, connectivity dictates how we work, how quickly we are able to get things done, and impacts the quality of our interactions. [Read more →]

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Int’l Roundup: Start, Nautilus, iBASIS, MEO, Ericsson, EXA, Telecom Egypt

March 21st, 2024
 

Three partnerships and a new division, all with an international connection. [Read more →]

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Metro Bytes: Windstream, FastWyre, Ritter, CityFibre, Ljósleiðarinn

March 20th, 2024
 

Here’s a set of regional and metro upgrade and expansion project news to keep up with this week: [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: GlobalConnect, RETN, Infinera, Orange, Chorus, Vertiv

March 19th, 2024
 

Three bits of network news from Europe and a colo upgrade project rather further away: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Windstream Enterprise President Michael Flannery

March 18th, 2024
 

Anticipating Key Trends in the Industry for 2024

Michael Flannery is President of the Enterprise business unit at Windstream. A seasoned business leader with more than 24 years of industry experience, he oversees all components of Windstream Enterprise and transformative initiatives within the enterprise world.  We spoke with Michael to get his perspectives on trends he believes will shape business strategies in the telecommunications sector this year. He shares [Read more →]

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Friday Roundup: Infinera, EdgeCore, BDx, Breezeline

March 15th, 2024
 

A couple of financial moves, some new optical gear, and a mobile launch in the MSO world: [Read more →]

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CityFibre to Buy Lit Fibre

March 14th, 2024
 

Over in the UK there has been a bit of consolidation in the FTTx space. The national fiber builder and operator CityFibre has announced the acquisition of the provider Lit Fibre, an alternative fiber network currently owned by Newlight Partners. [Read more →]

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Light Source Plans New Phoenix Fiber Build

March 14th, 2024
 

Light Source Communications has won some backing for a new dark fiber route out in Arizona. With an unnamed global hyperscale anchor tenant in place, they have begun building a 140 mile route in the Phoenix metro area. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Arelion, Telxius, Cologix, Crosslake, Fastwyre, Aligned

March 13th, 2024
 

Three network expansion projects and some data center funding: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Windstream, Lumen, TPx

March 12th, 2024
 

A couple of managed services upgrades and a balance sheet move. [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: Ciena, Aryaka, Nokia, Comcast Business

March 11th, 2024
 

Several vendor items and infrastructure for a major sports event: [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Colt DCS, Sabey, Eclarion, iBasis, DE-CIX

March 8th, 2024
 

Some data center, fixed wireless, and IX news to end the week.  [Read more →]

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Metro Roundup: Comcast Business, Boldyn, Zayo, Bluebird

March 7th, 2024
 

One M&A, one contract win, one technology partnership, and a leadership change: [Read more →]

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Viavi to Buy Spirent

March 6th, 2024
 

There was a significant bit of consolidation among testing and assurance vendors yesterday. Viavi Solutions has agreed to acquire Spirent in an all cash deal. Both companies focus on testing and assurance products and services, enabling network operators around the world to better manage their infrastructure and serve customers. [Read more →]

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Metro Roundup: TPx, FastWyre, INDATEL, MTA, CityFibre

March 5th, 2024
 

Some new leadership, a couple of rollout updates, and a new partnership: [Read more →]

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Monday Bytes: Digital Realty, AtlasEdge, MainOne, Hurricane Electric

March 4th, 2024
 

Two data center projects, some subsea news, and a network expansion: [Read more →]

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Elevating CX: A Proactive Approach to Order Management & Fulfillment

March 1st, 2024
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Manoj Krishna Mohan, Technical Architect, Salesforce Practice, Prodapt Solutions

In the highly competitive Connectedness industry, seamless ordering and fulfilment processes are crucial for service providers to build customer loyalty and gain competitive edge. The challenges in order management such as inadequate service assurance, complex order workflows, and the risk of lost orders have significant implications. Implementing a modern and unified Order Management System (OMS) is essential to address these challenges. By leveraging a unified [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: ODATA, Segra, ServiceNow, ADTRAN, MATI, Sparkle, Algar

February 29th, 2024
 

Two infrastructure news items from Latin America, and two regional items in the US: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Arelion, Hurricane Electric, Colt, Versa

February 28th, 2024
 

Some interesting news items from three global network service providers: [Read more →]

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EXA Takes to the Air to Cut Transatlantic Latency Down Another Notch

February 27th, 2024
 

EXA Infrastructure said today that it plans to introduce a new hybrid route across the Atlantic. The move will give them a new, lower latency path between New York and London. [Read more →]

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FiberLight, MDC, and NeuLink Develop New Routes Across the Border

February 27th, 2024
 

FiberLight this week announced two new paths from Dallas down into northern Mexico. Working with partners MDC Data Centers and NeuLink, they are offering fiber routes connecting Dallas with both Querétaro and Monterrey. [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: Iliad, Tele2, NTT Docomo, NEC, Alepo, Italtel, HPE, Telus

February 26th, 2024
 

With MWC underway, a whole bunch of collaboration is being announced.  Here is one bit of consolidation and a series of technology partnerships from different parts of the globe to keep up with: [Read more →]

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