Tag: Internet


Wednesday Bytes: DE-CIX, NJFX, UFD, Cologix

January 29, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

DE-CIX has found a new global market ripe for its internet exchange capabilities. With MSK-IX as its strategic partner, they have announced an expansion into St. Petersburg, Russia. The two worked together to do the same thing in Moscow a […]

Networks & Systems

5 IoT Challenges and Opportunities for This Year

January 10, 2020

Via: Informationweek

The Internet of Things (IoT) has formed an important part of industrial tech conversations for some time now. Still, enthusiasm for the technology and the applications it enables has not subsided. Looking at the coming months, there are five areas […]

Networks & Systems, News

Google Fiber pulls plug on 100 Mbps service to go ‘all in on a Gig’

December 6, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Google Fiber announced this week it was pulling the plug on its 100 Mbps service to new customers in order to just offer its gigabit service. Google Fiber’s $50-per-month internet plan is grandfathered in for its existing customers, but the […]


Uplevel draws a bead on SMBs for its SD-WAN services

November 1, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Uplevel Systems is serving up an SD-WAN service that’s designed for small and medium-sized business. While SD-WAN has traditionally been targeted at large to medium-sized enterprises, it’s starting to trickle down to smaller business with remote offices. “Any business with […]

Internet, Modern Media

Submarine Cables: What does the future hold?

August 23, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The Earth is a watery place. H2O covers 71% of our planet’s surface, and vast oceans separate countries and continents by thousands of miles. Yet, nations and peoples are drawing closer than at any point before in history. Certainly, some […]


Thursday Roundup: IEIC, Vonage, Amdocs

August 8, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The Internet Ecosystem Innovation Committee continues to add new members as it steps into its chosen role of promoting collaboration across communities interested in creating new internet nexus points. Virginia Commonwealth University has joined the organization as a founding member, […]


Friday Bytes: Sparkle, Telefonica, DC BLOX

July 12, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Sparkle has shifted its presence in the African country of Djibouti to the Djibouti Data Center. That facility will now serve as the global internet backbone’s hub for expansion to eastern and southern Africa. Sparkle has been in Djibouti since […]


Telefónica offers offnet connectivity in more than 30 countries across Latin America, Europe

July 10, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Telefónica has extended the reach of its resale internet access service to more than 30 countries across Latin America and Europe. The carrier’s wholesale business unit, Telefonica International Wholesale Services (TIWS), is offering the service to other carriers that want […]


IEIC Takes Aim at Regional Development of New Infrastructure Nexuses

July 5, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

While everyone (in the US) enjoys the long Independence Day weekend, here’s a quick look at an interesting item I missed from ITW week. A new organization aiming to stimulate the growth of new regional internet hubs around the world, […]


PlanetOne Adds Frontier Communications to Preferred Provider Program

April 30, 2019

Via: Telecom Reseller

PlanetOne, the IT and telecom industry’s preferred connectivity partner, today announced Frontier Communications, is now part of its growing portfolio of preferred providers. With the addition of Frontier Communications, PlanetOne is bringing an expanded offering of connectivity, unified communications and […]