Latin American Market Trends @ LACNOG 16

Anahí Rebatta returns to the LACNOG conference September 26-30 to deliver a presentation on Connectivity in Latin America – Market Trends. LACNOG 16 will be held in San José, Costa Rica. 

Network with TeleGeography @ MarketplaceLIVE

Join TeleGeography's Mike Bisaha and Paul Brodsky at Spring Studios in New York City as they return to MarketplaceLive, presented by Digital Realty on September 22, 2016.

You can network with Mike and Paul while discovering the newest lines of research from TeleGeography. 

4G Breaks Through That Great Chinese Wall

The popularity of 4G mobile services in China continues to take off and subscriber growth shows no signs of slowing.

With almost 576 million 4G customers at the end of June 2016, China is home to twice as many 4G users as the next largest market (the U.S.). But why?

What's the Difference Between the World Wide Web and the Internet?

Happy Internaut Day! On August 23, 1991, users accessed the World Wide Web for the first time, paving the way for the Internet that we turn to for the latest and greatest cat gifs.

So here's a question: what's the difference between the World Wide Web and the Internet?

Meet Mike Healey @ Capacity Eurasia in Athens This September

TeleGeography Business Development Manager EMEA Mike Healey will be attending Capacity Eurasia in Athens, Greece September 20-21, 2016.

Meet up with Mike to discuss TeleGeography's latest research and product offerings. 

Are All These New Undersea Cables Really Giving Us Faster Internet? Not Exactly.

How many times have we heard that new undersea cables will bring consumers Internet speeds faster than a speeding bullet? (Like this or this or this.)

It has been reported that new cables promise speeds up to 10 million times faster than traditional home cable modems.

But here’s the kicker: there is no increased speed to be found in these submarine cable systems.

Webinar On Demand: Challenges and Opportunities for the WAN in Asia and the Pacific

In an exclusive sneak peek of our inaugural WAN Summit Singapore, TeleGeography's Greg Bryan hosted a webinar on August 23.

Greg touched on some of the most important questions faced by corporate network managers in Asia and the Pacific. If you manage a network in Asia and the Pacific or work closely with a team there - and you have 30 minutes - this webinar is essential listening. Watch the webinar on demand now. 

An Indispensable Collection of Colocation Resources

A colocation center is a data center that provides shared space for network storage and interconnection.

Unlike a web hosting site, a colocation facility provides storage for the customers' own equipment. The facility typically provisions power, cooling, security, and intra-site connectivity, among other offerings.

Understanding the norms, trends, and pricing of colocation centers is a must for the modern network manager. That's why today we're sharing our best and brightest colocation resources. We've got info on colocation hubs, cross-connects, costs, and more.

SD-WAN Provider Facts for the Modern Network Specialist

Network specialists herald the software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) as the most significant advancement in corporate networks in years.

Here’s why: SD-WAN dynamically routes traffic among multiple connections based on the performance of each link and the priority of applications using the network.

Connections may include relatively expensive, high-performance MPLS VPN links, lower-cost dedicated internet access, or cheaper, “best efforts” business broadband service. Accordingly, SD-WAN dynamically optimizes connectivity cost and application performance. (More on that here.)

What is Broadband? A Definition in Under 100 Words.

Answer: the definition of broadband is, formally, “a high-capacity data transmission type that can handle multiple types of traffic at once.”

But in the context of Internet access, broadband is used to mean any high-speed Internet access that is always on and faster than traditional dial-up access.