Monday Bytes: Infinera, Ribbon, LOGIX, MS3

May 16th, 2022
 

A few more items from last week to catch up with post-ITW: [Read more →]

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How mature telcos are building new revenue streams and regaining supremacy 

May 13th, 2022
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Andreas H.F. Olsen, vice president of platform operations, Unacast

For many years, telecommunications companies have played a significant role in society. How did we communicate with one another before social media and over-the-top solutions like WhatsApp, Zoom, etc. ? We made a phone call and, more recently, sent an SMS (better known as a text message) –  both of which are telecommunications services. For years, telco companies had the market cornered, experiencing years of revenue growth with little actual competition. [Read more →]

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Int’l Roundup: GTT, Telstra, AMS-IX, DE-CIX, Arelion

May 12th, 2022
 

News items worth noting from three global network backbones and two IX giants: [Read more →]

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Colo Bytes: 1547, Cologix, Crosslake, Element Critical, Flexential

May 11th, 2022
 

Four items from the data center front to catch up with at midweek so far: [Read more →]

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Zayo Takes on 400G, ESG

May 11th, 2022
 

Zayo has made two interesting announcements this week, one on a broad network upgrade and the other on the financial front. [Read more →]

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DC BLOX Invests in a CLS in Myrtle Beach

May 11th, 2022
 

DC BLOX is building something new down on the coast of South Carolina. The Southeastern data center operator is constructing a new cable landing station at the International Technology and Aerospace Park in the sandy resort town of Myrtle Beach . [Read more →]

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Tuesday Roundup: DF&I, Arcadian Infracom, Fujitsu, Vivaro, Aurora, Everstream

May 10th, 2022
 

Multiple interesting bits of regional fiber network news from around the US to catch up on this week: [Read more →]

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ZenFi Expands LinkNYC Plans

May 9th, 2022
 

The LinkNYC project is entering a new phase, and ZenFi will be rolling out new infrastructure to support it. The company revealed a few details about those expansion plans today as it takes aim at the parts of New York City that don’t have the connectivity most probably think they do. [Read more →]

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Unitas Global Buys INAP’s Network Biz

May 9th, 2022
 

There was some interesting M&A in the managed network services business this morning. Unitas Global has announced the acquisition of INAP’s Network business assets, expanding its own portfolio while expanding its customer list. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Serverfarm’s Jochem Steman on Europe’s Colo Marketplace

May 9th, 2022
 

The data center space is a very dynamic place to invest these days, with space being sold as quickly as it can be developed, whether it is at the core or the edge.  In Europe, the ecosystem is even more complex than usual right now due to the events in Ukraine and its effects on the energy sector.  But it is against that backdrop that Serverfarm is looking to expand its footprint in the region.  With us today to talk about Serverfarm’s viewpoint on the European marketplace and the company’s plans for expansion is Jochem Steman, VP of Colocation Europe. [Read more →]

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Government Robocall Action Declared a Failure: What’s Next?

May 6th, 2022
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Noah Rafalko, founder and CEO of TSG Global

And the robocalls keep on coming.

The STIR/SHAKEN legislation enacted last year that was supposed to save Americans from a pandemic of obnoxious robocalls has officially been declared a failure. Apparently, giving the government mandate a catchy name [Read more →]

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Fiber Roundup: Infinera, GlobalConnect, Lightpath, Horizon, Windstream

May 5th, 2022
 

Some network expansion and upgrade news to catch up on: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: Zayo, Equinix, PacketFabric, Unitas Global, NM Fiber Network

May 4th, 2022
 

A tech trial, a deal closing, a strategic alliance, and a new fiber operator: [Read more →]

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EXA Taps TAP For New Route to Turkey

May 3rd, 2022
 

EXA Infrastructure continues to invest in its infrastructure on the southeastern flank of Europe. The infrastructure operator is teaming up in a JV with Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) to develop a new connectivity option across the region. [Read more →]

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123Net To Build New Intercity Route

May 3rd, 2022
 

Michigan will soon have a new fiber option aiming to the north of Detroit. The regional provider 123NET has unveiled plans to build new infrastructure between Southfield in the Detroit metro area up to Bay City on the shore of Lake Huron. [Read more →]

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DZS Buys Pieces of ASSIA

May 3rd, 2022
 

There was a bit of consolidation in the cloud software vendor space yesterday. DZS has announced an agreement to acquire specific core assets of Adaptive Spectrum and Signal Alignment, Inc. (ASSIA), expanding its own portfolio and talent pool inorganically. [Read more →]

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Int’l Roundup: Arelion, SUBCO, Orange Business, Sparkle

May 2nd, 2022
 

Four interesting international expansion projects to catch up from last week that managed to evade me for a few days: [Read more →]

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EdgeConneX Buys GTN, Enters Indonesia

April 29th, 2022
 

EdgeConneX’s international expansion continues as the company made a move yesterday into Indonesia. The edge data center specialist has announced the acquisition of Jakarta-based GTN, which is a JV between Mitsui and Lippo Group’s PT Multipolar Technology. [Read more →]

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Why network resilience will become more important than you think this year

April 29th, 2022
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Jay Cadman, SVP Enterprise, IQGeo

Over time, superfast broadband has gone from being seen as a luxury to an essential service for social wellbeing and economic prosperity. The pandemic created an increased need for this level of connectivity as workforces became dispersed, and with discussions surrounding the ‘sixth generation’ of broadband cellular networks increasing, it is clear that it will continue to be a key priority for society. [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: Flexential, Segra, Lumen, Comcast, Cisco

April 28th, 2022
 

A new data center, a sports vertical win, some Ethernet, and some SD-WAN: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: LightEdge, CTS, Proximity, Zayo, Hurricane Electric

April 27th, 2022
 

Two bits of M&A and two network expansions: [Read more →]

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Alianza Wins Lumen For Cloud-native Voice Services

April 26th, 2022
 

This morning the cloud communications platform provider Alianza picked up its first Tier 1 customer win. Lumen Technologies will be using their cloud-native platform to add Lumen Cloud Communications to its portfolio, which will take aim at business customers migrating from legacy technologies. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Roundup: EXA, BDx, STT GDC, Schneider Electric, NetIX, Epsilon, Sparkle

April 26th, 2022
 

Four interesting global infrastructure partnership efforts have hit the wires in the past few days, here’s a quick rundown: [Read more →]

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