Wednesday Roundup: 1623Farnam, CoreSite, Bluebird, Vantage

June 8th, 2022
 

Four expansion projects, two in the data center space and two of the network buildout variety: [Read more →]

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Bandwidth IG Starts Up in Portland With Some Hillsboro Dark Fiber

June 8th, 2022
 

Bandwidth IG has moved into a third metro dark fiber market. Following the company’s dark fiber network rollouts in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Greater Atlanta, the company has announced its presence in Greater Portland, Oregon. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Windstream Wholesale, CityFibre, GlobalConnect

June 7th, 2022
 

Three bits of news about three very different large scale expansion projects: [Read more →]

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Monday Bytes: Web Werks, Iron Mountain, Elettra, Infratel Italia, AMS-IX, Quanza

June 6th, 2022
 

Three infrastructure projects from three parts of the world and three sectors of the industry: [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Novva, BDx, Zayo, Lumen

June 3rd, 2022
 

Four bits of interesting infrastructure news to catch up on before the weekend: [Read more →]

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The Role Telecom Company Corporate Boards Need to Play in ESG Reporting 

June 3rd, 2022
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Rashida Salahuddin, President & CEO of The Corporate Citizenship Project

Ever since the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rules governing climate-related disclosures from all public companies on March 21, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting has become a necessary part for telecom company corporate boards to address, especially in today’s environmentally and socially conscious world. [Read more →]

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Indiana’s Independents Band Together for Hoosier Net

June 2nd, 2022
 

Indiana now has a new regional fiber option. A group of 17 ILECs has banded together to form Hoosier Net, pooling their resources to create a state-wide, middle-mile fiber network operator. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: LightEdge, NFINIT, Great Plains Communications, Datagrid

June 1st, 2022
 

A fiber expansion, a data center anchor tenant, and a few environmental moves: [Read more →]

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DE-CIX Takes Aim at Africa

June 1st, 2022
 

DE-CIX is moving to take on another continent, a significant milestone in its ongoing global expansion. The IX specialist has lined up partners in Nigeria, Libya, and the Democratic Republic of Congo to establish a new platform in each country’s capital city. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Colt, Orange Business, Tampnet, Nokia

May 31st, 2022
 

A couple network expansions, a bit of M&A, and another shift toward cloud-native. [Read more →]

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MSMEs are Scaling up the Digital Curve

May 27th, 2022
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Sudhir Kunder, Country Director, DE-CIX India

Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the pillars of the Indian economy
contributing to an over 40% share in the country’s GDP and employment. To add further, a number as loud as 56 million MSME entrepreneurs showcases the capabilities of Indian entrepreneurs to innovate and create products that address the specific needs of the country. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: NTT, Lumen, NEC, Juniper, Superloop

May 26th, 2022
 

A new data center, some edge computing for blockchain, a network upgrade project, and an acquisition:

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Amdocs to Acquire MYCOM OSI

May 25th, 2022
 

On the software side of the communications business, Amdocs has made an inorganic move. The software and services provider has agreed to acquire MYCOM OSI, a UK-based provider of SaaS-based cloud network and service assurance solutions. [Read more →]

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IPI, STACK to Acquire Safe Host

May 25th, 2022
 

Some data center infrastructure is changing hands over in Europe. IPI Partners announced yesterday that it has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Safe Host SA from StepStone Group. The plan is to incoporate Safe Host into STACK Infrastructure, IPI’s growing platform for data center infrastructure. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Sparkle, ZenFi, Hurricane Electric, DZS

May 24th, 2022
 

Two network expansions, a new credit facility, and a technology upgrade: [Read more →]

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NPL, EXA, Others Turn Subsea Cable Infrastructure Into a Geophysical Sensor Array

May 23rd, 2022
 

EXA Infrastructure has been helping out with an interesting research project under the North Atlantic. Scientists at the UK’s National Physical Laboratory have found a way to use subsea fiber and power cables as a real-time, large-scale ocean monitoring tool.  The research was recently published in the prestigious journal Science. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Building Out With Sitetracker CEO Giuseppe Incitti

May 23rd, 2022
 

As the infrastructure world continues to ramp up its buildout at the edge and into the last mile in support of 5G and other new technologies, the problems of scale just get harder.  More sites, more truck rolls, more supply chains, and more subcontractors spread thinly across wide geographies require their own digital transformation to manage.  Sitetracker is one of those next generation cloud software providers looking to take on that challenge.  With us today to talk about the company’s approach is CEO Giuseppe Incitti. [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Aligned, VIAVI, Open Fiber, GI Partners, Lincoln Rackhouse

May 20th, 2022
 

Three bits of data center news and one item from FTTH to catch up with: [Read more →]

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How to Profit from Your 5G Telecom Investment

May 20th, 2022
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Mark Bunn, SVP, SaaS Business Operations at Nokia

In recent years, software has been disaggregating from hardware through Network Functions Virtualization and subsequently into cloud micro-services with the deployment of 5G. This steady evolution of network appliances to software running on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware sets the stage for a different business environment. While the industry still depends on location-centric hardware for communications services, software is approaching a state where [Read more →]

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DC BLOX Buys Some Fiber

May 19th, 2022
 

Yesterday saw some interesting fiber M&A from an unexpected source. The data center provider DC BLOX has announced the acquisition of a set of fiber assets from Light Source Communications and Ascendant Capital Fiber. The assets will complement the company’s buildout of its new Cable Landing Station in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: DataBank, Stream DC, Clearfield, Peerless

May 18th, 2022
 

Two data center items, one fiberoptic vendor M&A, and some UCaaS: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: EXA, Hawaiki, Ciena, Vonage

May 17th, 2022
 

A couple items of subsea news, a vendor win, and some healthcare video. [Read more →]

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11:11 Makes Two More Inorganic Moves

May 17th, 2022
 

Following its formation last year, 11:11 Systems has been busy acquiring assets to assemble into a broader managed services business. This week the company closed on two additional purchases of certain assets and customers from some familiar names. [Read more →]

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