EdgeConneX, Ori Industries Team Up at Europe’s Edge

February 24th, 2020
 

EdgeConneX and Ori Industries have announced a partnership over in Europe that they hope will take edge computing to a new level. EdgeConneX specializes in placing data center infrastructure at the edge, while Ori has developed an infrastructure-agnostic edge cloud platform. [Read more →]

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Monday Bytes: Altibox, Hurricane Electric, CenturyLink, T-Mobile

February 24th, 2020
 

Here are a few items from late last week to wrap up before this week's news gets fully rolling: [Read more →]

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Zayo to Help Hook Up Microsoft Airband

February 21st, 2020
 

Somehow I missed this one from a few days ago, but it looks pretty interesting. Zayo announced earlier this week a partnership with Microsoft in support of the Microsoft Airband Initiative. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Ciena, Cologix, Nokia

February 20th, 2020
 

Some news from two vendors and a new data center campus to take note of from midweek: [Read more →]

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QTS Kicks Off Hillsboro Campus

February 20th, 2020
 

Data center gravity continues to grow up in Hillsboro, Oregon. Earlier this week QTS unveiled plans to develop a new mega data center campus there, starting off with a hyperscale customer as anchor. Hillsboro's 'Silicon Forest' combines transpacific connectivity, renewable power options, and ample metro fiber into an alternative to California's Bay Area. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: Google, Orange, Telxius, Ekinops, Dell, Bluebird

February 19th, 2020
 

A few more to keep up with from midweek: [Read more →]

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Everstream Takes On Chicago

February 18th, 2020
 

With its extensive buildout around the Midwest well underway, Everstream is taking aim at the elephant in the room. That's Chicago of course, which is the region's main hub by any measure. [Read more →]

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DE-CIX Opens a New Interconnection Beachead in West Africa

February 18th, 2020
 

DE-CIX has found a new market into which it can inject its brand of interconnection services. In an announcement today, the Frankfurt-based IX specialist unveiled a memorandum of understanding with Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Ciena, GTT, T-Mobile, India’s DoT

February 18th, 2020
 

Here's a few quick takes, one submarine cable upgrade, an SD-WAN win, and a couple regulatory stories: [Read more →]

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Weekend Roundup: Huawei Marine, Liquid Telecom, Ericsson

February 17th, 2020
 

Some have today off here in the US, but here's some news from around the world from over the weekend and late last week that's worth noting: [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Sparkle, TPx, Southern Telecom, JaxNAP, Colt

February 14th, 2020
 

Happy Valentines Day all.  Here's a final catch-up on news from the sector this week before you go home for the weekend. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: EdgePresence, DE-CIX, NJFX, Hylan, Hammer

February 13th, 2020
 

Ok, time to catch up after traveling for the first half of the week.  Here's a quick look at a few items I didn't get to while on the road: [Read more →]

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T-Mobile & Sprint Rock a Win in Court, Is Dish Ready to Roll?

February 12th, 2020
 

It seems so long ago now that the pending merger of T-Mobile and Sprint was first announced. Despite federal regulatory approvals, the two companies had to take fourteen states to court in order to keep the deal alive. But today they seem to have finally won. [Read more →]

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Another M&A for FirstLight, This Time in NY’s North Country

February 12th, 2020
 

FirstLight has found itself another acquisition target within its northeastern footprint. Yesterday they announced a definitive agreement to acquire the regional network operator PrimeLink. [Read more →]

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EQT Strikes Again, Teams with OMERS to Buy Deutsche Glasfaser

February 11th, 2020
 

EQT Infrastructure has found another target over in Europe. They have partnered with OMERS Infrastructure to purchase Deutsche Glasfaser from KKR and Reggeborgh. [Read more →]

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ZenFi Takes C-RAN Across the Hudson

February 11th, 2020
 

Just in time for Metro Connect, ZenFi Networks has announced an expansion of its next-generation wireless infrastructure beyond the borders of New York City. They have won some similar business across the river in New Jersey. [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: Flexential, Tata, Great Plains, Dobson, conexcity

February 10th, 2020
 

I'll be heading down for Metro Connect this week.  If you're there, feel free to stop by and say hi.  In the meantime, here's a bunch of interesting news from the end of last week worth noting: [Read more →]

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ExteNet Taps LightRiver for Metro Core Upgrade

February 10th, 2020
 

ExteNet Systems announced some upgrade plans for its metro core network this morning. They are partnering with LightRiver to implement 200G and prepare a migration path to 400G and 800G. [Read more →]

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CenturyLink Wins Some Fiber-to-the-Dam

February 7th, 2020
 

The last few weeks have seen federal contract after federal contract for CenturyLink, and yesterday they announced a very interesting set of them. CenturyLink says it recently won contracts to build out fiber to multiple dams of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. [Read more →]

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Why real-time location matters. A telco can target the specific audience at the optimal moment.

February 7th, 2020
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Eliska Dzurnakova- business development executive at Instarea

The key to unlocking telco’s own treasure box lies in the real-time location-based marketing. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Epsilon, Tierpoint, FatPipe, Ciena, Huawei

February 6th, 2020
 

Here's a quick rundown of news from midweek: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: BDx, Connected2Fiber, 365 Data Centers, TPx

February 5th, 2020
 

A few bits of news from the data center, managed services, and software fronts: [Read more →]

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UFD Lights Up

February 4th, 2020
 

No, not that way, what kind of site do you think this is!  United Fiber & Data today announced plans to offer wavelength services over its newly built fiber network, offering links of up to 600G. It's the company's first foray into lit bandwidth, moving on up the stack from dark fiber. [Read more →]

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