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Friday Roundup: Sparkle, American Tower, Colt, South Reach

October 9, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Also new in the news this week: more interconnection, another edge data center, some backhaul, and a new hire: Sparkle has lined up another interconnection partnership in its home turf of Italy. They have teamed up with TOP-IX, the Torino […]


Internet, Modern Media

Understanding Common Misconceptions and Historical Pitfalls About Cloud Telecom

October 9, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The adoption of SaaS-based cloud communication services has been steadily on the rise – propelled forward by the sudden shift to remote work in early 2020. Teams across industries and countries turned to cloud-based collaboration tools to continue operations at-a-distance. […]


Modern Media, Telephone

What Does a Telecom Agent Bring to the Table?

October 8, 2020

Via: No Jitter

Working with carriers is very challenging. If telecom does not run in your blood and you don’t speak the language; and if you don’t have years of experience, know the product offerings and have benchmark pricing, you need help. At […]


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Thursday Roundup: Ciena, Seaborn, T5 Data Centers, Orange Business

October 8, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Two contract wins, a new CEO, and a new data center, not necessarily in that order: Ciena has won some business over in the Philippines this week. Yesterday they announced that Converge ICT is deploying their tunable 400G WaveLogic Ai […]


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Wednesday Roundup: STACK, DE-CIX, LzLabs, ADTRAN

October 7, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

A couple infrastructure expansion projects and a couple of partnerships at midweek: STACK INFRASTRUCTURE has broken ground on its latest project up in the Pacific Northwest. The data center provider has begun the construction of its new POR03 campus in […]


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How digitalization and virtualization are impacting the telecom workforce

October 1, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Software and digitalization are becoming central to every aspect of telecom network, from how they are architected and operated, to the very process of physically deploying them. Automating highly manual work is the next step in that trend, and it […]


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Thursday Bytes: DC BLOX, DE-CIX, EdgeMicro, KevlinX, AMS-IX

October 1, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

DC BLOX has added some metro fiber capabilities in Huntsville, Alabama. The southeastern data center provider has teamed up with Huntsville Utilities for dark fiber reach to the city’s businesses and government entities. Huntsville Utilities supplies electricity, water, and natural […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

An Update on Growth Drivers for Service Providers

September 25, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

As we approach Q4 of 2020, what does the landscape of major growth drivers for the CSPs (communication service provider) look like? The following are 5 top ones worth some review. Driver #1: Covid-19 related Internet bandwidth boom From telecom, […]


Networks & Systems

Breaking down the pros of Open RAN

September 25, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Let’s frame the Open RAN value proposition to better understand the benefits of disaggregating radio hardware and software, trading single-purpose equipment for general-purpose hardware and moving vital network functions into the cloud. First and foremost, network economics need to change; […]


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Tuesday Bytes: ZenFi, neutrality.one, Ocean Networks, Heficed

September 15, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Here’s a set of network infrastructure quick-takes to catch up on: Telia Carrier and ZenFi have inked a strategic partnership this week. ZenFi will help Telia get around the New York/New Jersey metro region with their 1.1K route mile footprint. […]