Omnichannel, SMS and OTT: Moving Forward in the Business Messaging Market

July 21st, 2023

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Ellen Velickovska, Co-Founder & Managing Director at telXira

An increasing number of enterprises are using Short Messaging Services (SMS) and Over-The-Top (OTT) messaging apps for customer communications. Application-to-Person (A2P) messaging is predicted to grow from $66.84 billion in 2022 to $96.73 billion by 2030 according to Research and Markets. [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: RETN, Zayo, Ribbon, Orange

July 20th, 2023

New PoPs, new fiber buildouts, new vendor deployments, and some hybrid 5G: [Read more →]

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Regional Roundup: eX2, Spectrum, Accelecom, Spencer

July 19th, 2023

Four interesting infrastructure items of regional interest to keep up with: [Read more →]

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Comcast and Vapor IO Ready Near-Premises Edge

July 19th, 2023

What do you get when you pair an edge data center platform with a cable operator’s depth? Well, we may find out before long as Vapor IO and Comcast are teaming up in two major metro areas to demonstrate the possibilities. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Fastwyre, Connectbase, Beanfield, Conterra, Fortinet, GI Partners

July 18th, 2023

Some FTTH, managed services, and some data center M&A: [Read more →]

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Proximus Group to Acquire Route Mobile

July 17th, 2023

There was a bit of inorganic activity in the global Communication Platform as a Service space today. Belgium-based Proximus Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in India-based Route Mobile, making its second significant investment in the space alongside US-based Telesign. Proximus plans to [Read more →]

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Southeast Asia’s digital revolution rely on AR-enabled subsea cables

July 14th, 2023

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by René d’Avezac de Moran, Fugro Singapore Marine

There’s no denying that the region is undergoing a technological renaissance. There are an estimated 460 million internet users across six markets spanning Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, and Vietnam. Combined, these markets play an instrumental role in powering Southeast Asia’s digital economy, which is [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Sparkle, Flexential, Exabeam, Thrive

July 13th, 2023

Two facility expansion projects, one product launch, and some interesting regional M&A in the managed services world. [Read more →]

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FTTH Roundup: CityFibre, Kontron, Empire Access, CloudWyze, GPC

July 12th, 2023

A series of FTTH projects worth keeping an eye on, from both sides of the Atlantic. [Read more →]

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Speed-to-Scale Requires Access to Infrastructure

July 12th, 2023

This sponsored article was authored by Tag Greason, Chief Growth Officer for QTS Datacenters

Digital transformation continues its unrelenting march with massive data digitization initiatives in full swing. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are enabling new applications and services once thought to be beyond the reach of computing technology. Hyperscale and mega-scale internet businesses such as Amazon, Microsoft, Oracle, Uber, and social media platforms are now an integral part of our lives and exemplify a new global digital economy. [Read more →]

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Euro Bytes: EXA, Start, Vodafone, RETN, Crosslake

July 11th, 2023

Several new routes and a significant clean power purchase from western Europe: [Read more →]

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July 10th, 2023

euNetworks revealed a continent-wide transport win over in Europe this morning, taking advantage of the reach they have steadily built themselves over the last decade. will be leveraging their infrastructure in a big way as it ramps up its international presence, starting with Europe. [Read more →]

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How AI can support cutting costs and carbon emissions in your network

July 7th, 2023

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Andy Burrell, Head of Portfolio Marketing, Nokia

The climate crisis is putting pressure on all industries to become more sustainable, with cutting carbon emissions now a top priority for the C-suite. With energy prices remaining worryingly high, slashing the energy used by telecom networks is also good for the bottom line. And AI-based software can help not just communications service providers (CSPs) but also enterprises with [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Medusa, CityFibre, Exa, Colt

July 6th, 2023

Four international items worth keeping up with, mostly from EMEA:  [Read more →]

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DataBank Sells A Few to Etix Everywhere

July 5th, 2023

Some data centers are changing hands over in Europe. Earlier this week, DataBank announced that it has entered into an agreement with Etix Everywhere to sell off five data centers in France totalling some 73,000 square feet of colo space. [Read more →]

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Tata Communications to Acquire Kaleyra

July 3rd, 2023

Tata Communications has announced a deal to acquire the Communications Platform as a Service provider Kaleyra. Kaleyra has risen from the startup scene in Italy at the end of the dotcom era to a listing on the NYSE four years ago. Tata Communications will be paying $7.25 per share for Kaleyra, which works out to [Read more →]

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Solving the workforce crisis for successful fiber deployment

June 30th, 2023

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Todd Kuty, Director Customer Service Telecoms, IQGeo

The telecom industry has embraced ground-breaking solutions to meet the growing demand for internet connectivity. In a world where people work remotely, communicate digitally and increasingly consume online, fiber broadband and 5G technology have become a critical role in bridging the digital divide and ensuring equitable high-speed internet access. [Read more →]

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Boldyn Networks Officially Launches With Two Venue Wins

June 29th, 2023

One of the bigger infrastructure deals of the year has officially closed, and six familiar brands have been replaced by just one. Following BAI Communications’ purchase of ZenFi, the company has rolled ZenFi, Mobilitie, BAI Communications, Signal Point Systems, Transit Wireless, and Vilicom together under the single banner of Boldyn Networks. [Read more →]

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Regional Bytes: Veea, Lightpath, Conterra, Proximity

June 28th, 2023

Multiple items with a regional focus to catch up with from the infrastructure space: [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Colt, EdgeConneX, DE-CIX

June 27th, 2023

Several international infrastructure moves to catch up with: [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: Telehouse, DF&I, Empire

June 26th, 2023

One bit of M&A and two fiber expansion projects to catch up with: [Read more →]

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Save Money and Improve Corporate Sustainability with Effective Network Management

June 23rd, 2023

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Ulrich Schälling, VP Market Strategy at FNT Software

The push towards sustainability has many business benefits for telecom providers. Business can improve their sustainability by reducing energy consumption and using less resources, both of which tamp down carbon emissions. While that is good for the environment, these same measures are also good for the bottom line. Using less energy and fewer resources brings down energy costs and ongoing OPEX. [Read more →]

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Cisco To Acquire Accedian

June 22nd, 2023

We had a significant inorganic move in the vendor space yesterday. The industry giant Cisco has announced its intent to acquire Accedian from their current majority owners at Bridge Growth Partners. [Read more →]

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