A National Win for Zayo’s FTT Efforts

September 6th, 2016
 

Zayo announced a new wireless backhaul deal this morning, and it's a big one.  They will be upgrading and expanding one of their wireless customers' fiber-to-the-tower network, including bringing dark fiber to more than 1,800 sites across 26 markets. [Read more →]

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CS&L Preps Stock Sale, Looks Ahead

September 6th, 2016
 

Fresh off the closing of its acquisition of Tower Cloud, CS&L is making a move in the financial markets.  The network infrastructure REIT is putting plans in place to potentially sell some $250M in stock via the establishment of an 'at the market' equity offering. [Read more →]

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Telxius IPO Moves Ahead

September 6th, 2016
 

Telefonica has taken the next step toward an IPO for Telxius. They've announced their intention to move ahead with a public listing of the infrastructure unit in the Spanish stock exchanges in Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid, and Valencia. [Read more →]

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Ramblings Jobs: FirstLight Fiber, NoaNet, Walker and Associates

September 4th, 2016
 

We have a several new job listings to peruse over on the Ramblings Jobs Board, with six active listings in all right now. [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: TE Subcom, Telia, Interoute, Orange

September 2nd, 2016
 

Here's a set of quick takes on news from around the world this week: [Read more →]

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Windstream’s Metro Expansion Arrives in Georgia

September 1st, 2016
 

Windstream has been adding to its metro infrastructure this year, and we've been learning about it city by city.  The company has kicked off September by talking about its expansion plans down in Atlanta.   [Read more →]

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CS&L Completes Tower Cloud Buy, Launches Uniti Fiber

September 1st, 2016
 

The second acquisition by Communications Sales & Leasing is now complete. Yesterday afternoon, CS&L finished off the purchase of Tower Cloud with the payment of $185M in cash and the issuance of 1.9M shares of stock. And now we know what they plan to do with it. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: Equinix, Level 3, UPN, CenturyLink

August 31st, 2016
 

In the news lately, a couple of completed projects, some compliance, and a new FTTH buildout: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: FranceIX, Access4, Internap, Level 3

August 30th, 2016
 

Here's a quick look at some end-of-August news items: [Read more →]

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India’s telecoms sector: brave new world or wild west?

August 29th, 2016
 

This article was authored by Lachlan Colquhoun, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

India’s telecoms sector is the industry’s brave new world, but at times like this it can also seem like the frontier wild west. [Read more →]

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Apollo Takes Rackspace Private

August 29th, 2016
 

I left early to take my eldest daughter to her first year in college, so of course by Murphy's Law there was an acquisition 5 minutes later!  The rumor that Apollo Global Management was looking to buy out Rackspace turned out to be completely true.   [Read more →]

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Ramblings Jobs: FirstLight Fiber, Walker and Associates

August 28th, 2016
 

We have a two new job listings to peruse over on the Ramblings Jobs Board, with six active listings in all right now. [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: FirstLight, Cologix, Viawest, CoreSite, QTS

August 26th, 2016
 

Before you go on this final Friday of August, a contract win, a colo expansion, a partnership, and two compliance achievements: [Read more →]

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The Innovation Game: Should The Industry Beware of Telecommunications Acquisitions

August 26th, 2016
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Venky Balasubramanian co-founder of Plivo

While leaders in the traditional telecommunications industry were once highly innovative, they are putting on the brakes.  After years of developing hardware, telecommunications companies are finding [Read more →]

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Zayo Posts Steady Revenue Growth, Expanding EBITDA

August 25th, 2016
 

Zayo has checked in with its Fiscal Q4 numbers, posting a solid quarter.  Revenue checked in at $507.3M, which was above analyst projections, while EBITDA rose proportionally to $257.8M.   Here are their numbers in some context: [Read more →]

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Before Today’s Earnings, Here’s Another View of Zayo

August 25th, 2016
 

Zayo reports earnings after the markets close today.  For those who might want to delve a little deeper into Zayo's valuation and performance and maybe look at the business from a different perspective, an interesting model and earnings primer has recently come across my desk.   [Read more →]

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Level 3 Adds New York Depth

August 25th, 2016
 

Level 3's New York metro teams have been busy this summer.  Today they announced the completion of two new network expansions in Westchester County, just to the north of New York City.  [Read more →]

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CityFibre Plans Hull Expansion

August 25th, 2016
 

Over in the UK, the growing alternative metro fiber builder CityFibre has a new expansion in its sights.  They have announced plans to build out more metro fiber in the city of Hull, adding it to their list of Gigabit Cities. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Console, BSO, Colo Atl, Champion ONE

August 24th, 2016
 

Here's a midweek look at some news from around the space: [Read more →]

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WIOCC Plans Johannesbug Metro Buildout

August 24th, 2016
 

There's a new metro buildout in the works over in South Africa, according to Capacity.  WIOCC has big plans for the Johanneburg metro area, and intends to build out metro access to some 40+ PoPs there.  [Read more →]

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Global Cloud Xchange Unveils Indian CDN

August 23rd, 2016
 

Global Cloud Exchange, the international bandwidth arm of Reliance Communications, has been busy back on its home turf of India. Today GCX and its parent announced a new CDN in the country, which is named Fast Edge. [Read more →]

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Zayo’s Intercity Buildout Finding Success

August 23rd, 2016
 

A year and a half ago, Zayo announced plans to build a new, diverse intercity fiber route between Salt Lake City and Saramento. Yesterday they revealed how things have gone so far, and apparently they've gone pretty well. [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: WANRack, Equinix, CityFibre

August 22nd, 2016
 

No big headlines to talk about yet this late-August Monday morning, but a few smaller ones worth noting: [Read more →]

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