Equinix Buys Infomart Dallas

February 15th, 2018
 

One of the key data centers in the central US is changing hands. Equinix has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Infomart Dallas building from ASB Real Estate Investments for $800M. [Read more →]

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Cisco Throws a Party, Brings $67B

February 15th, 2018
 

Wall Street needed a valentine yesterday, and Cisco stepped up. The technology giant posted its fiscal second quarter numbers yesterday. Revenues of $11.89B were slightly above expectations, while adjusted earnings per share of $0.63 was four pennies on the high side. [Read more →]

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Cloud Provider Taps Zayo to Achieve Triversity

February 15th, 2018
 

Zayo announced yesterday that will be supplying a 'global webscale cloud provider' with wavelength connectivity between two of the provider's markets. The arrangement is taking advantage of existing Zayo infrastructure, and thus can be mobilize very quickly. [Read more →]

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Ciena Prepares for 5G With Upgrades

February 14th, 2018
 

Ciena has unvelied new capabilities within its networking portfolio this morning. It's part of an effort to better serve the growing needs of 4G networks and to prepare for the stresses of 5G. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: FirstLight, Infomart, Telia, Open Fiber

February 14th, 2018
 

Happy Valentine's Day all. Here are a few tidbits of infrastructure worth some love: [Read more →]

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TDC Switches Tracks from MTG to Macquarie

February 13th, 2018
 

Folks at TDC saw their drama ratchet up another notch yesterday.  The Danish telecommunications provider has shifted its stance, backing a sale to Australian investment bank Macquarie and three Danish pension funds for $6.7B. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: eStruxture, Verizon, STI

February 13th, 2018
 

A colo M&A, a blockchain move, and a corporate anniversary to peruse this morning. [Read more →]

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Qualcomm board rejects Broadcom’s $121b bid

February 12th, 2018
 

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

Chipmaker Qualcomm has rejected Broadcom's latest $121 billion takeover offer on the grounds that it still undervalues the company. [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Interoute, Sabey, TELEHOUSE, Sprint

February 9th, 2018
 

TGIF, hopefully spring is around the corner.  Here's a few more news bytes from this week to peruse: [Read more →]

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Cloud M&A: Unitas Global Buys Solinea

February 8th, 2018
 

Some consolidation activity landed this morning in the cloud space. Unitas Global has announced the acquisition of Solinea. [Read more →]

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Zayo Makes Some Progress Toward Growth Goals

February 8th, 2018
 

Fresh off of two acquisition announcements in January, Zayo posted its fiscal Q2 numbers yesterday after the market closed.  Revenues came in a bit above expectations, while earnings per share trailed slightly.  Here are a few of their numbers in some context: [Read more →]

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Zayo Heads to Reno Again, From the North This Time

February 7th, 2018
 

Zayo has unveiled some new longhaul dark fiber plans out west. With a webscale customer in tow, Zayo will be building a new fiber network between Reno, Nevada and Umatilla, Oregon. [Read more →]

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Akamai Accelerates, Streamlines

February 7th, 2018
 

Akamai reported its Q4 numbers yesterday after the market closed, and the markets are liking what they see. But in addition to beating estimates, they revealed some layoff plans aimed at their Media division. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Windstream, FirstLight, Orange Business, Pensa

February 7th, 2018
 

Here's a couple of enterprise wins, and a couple of NFV developments to take a quick look at: [Read more →]

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Qlink enters partnership with Block Array

February 6th, 2018
 

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

Qlink, a Chinese company billing itself as the operator of the world's first decentralized mobile network, has entered a partnership with blockchain company Block Array [Read more →]

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Windstream Aims at Western, Rural NY

February 6th, 2018
 

Windstream has picked up some government support in upstate New York. The Arkansas-based service provider has been awarded $2.7M as part of Phase 3 of the New NY Broadband Program. [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: McAllen, Orange, Sparkle, Cisco

February 5th, 2018
 

Here's a few other tidbits from late last week that are worth noting: [Read more →]

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Broadcom to Boost Fight For Qualcomm With New Bid

February 5th, 2018
 

According to reports over the weekend, Broadcom is raising the stakes in its efforts to acquire Qualcomm. They plan to take the wraps off of a new offer worth some $80-82, valuing the proposed deal at $120B. [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: UPN, OneCom, CenturyLink, Mitel

February 2nd, 2018
 

Here's a quick rundown on some of the other news from this week, including a metro fiber build and three UC-related items: [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: GTT, ROOT, Atrinet, HFN, 165 Halsey, Hurricane Electric

February 1st, 2018
 

Here's  a quick rundown of some other news from this week: [Read more →]

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Internap Buys SingleHop

February 1st, 2018
 

So what else did I miss while travelling to Miami for Metro Connect this week? Apparently on the list is an infrastructure acquisition in the colo/cloud space. Internap has announced an agreement to purchase SingleHop, LLC. [Read more →]

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Grain Management Moves In With WANRack

January 31st, 2018
 

It's been a busy couple of weeks in infrastructure M&A, and yesterday another batch of fiber changed hands. WANRack, LLC has announced that Grain Management, LLC has bought a controlling interest in the company. No, not that kind of grain, but the private equity firm founded by David Grain. [Read more →]

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Consortium said to bid $1b for TTSL’s fiber assets

January 30th, 2018
 

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

Indian conglomerate Tata Group is reportedly close to a deal to sell its Tata Teleservices (TTSL) division's fiber assets to a consortium backed by private equity company TPG Capital. [Read more →]

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