When the Internet Went Down in Somalia, 5G in San Marino, and Spectrum Reform

What's on our screens this July? Well, we've been catching up on the 23-day saga that left Somalia without internet. The business impacts alone are staggering—it's a must-read.

We've also been scoping out San Marino's 5G mobile network, as well as the UK's new 5G research initiative. Peruse all of these stories (and more) below.

And Just When You Think Bandwidth Prices Can't Go Lower...

How low can they go? 

We've asked this question again and again as bandwidth prices have fallen over the last few years. 

Pole Position: A Closer Look at Poland’s Telecoms Market

Poland’s telecoms market is one of the largest in Europe. According to the country’s Office of Electronic Communications, it was worth a whopping PLN39.47 billion ($10.5 billion) in 2016.

Here’s how the market is evolving in 2017.

A Timeline: How Europe's Altice Made its Mark in the U.S.

The recent sale of shares by Altice USA has brought the company firmly into the spotlight, with the $2.15 billion deal becoming the largest initial public offer (IPO) by a U.S. telco since AT&T Wireless shares hit the market in 2000.

Where the Internet is (And Why)

Would an internet hub by any other name smell as sweet? TeleGeography Principal Analyst Erik Kreifeldt is here to tell us.

Here's the Answer to the Riddle That's Been Hiding in the 2017 Submarine Cable Map

A few weeks back we gave you a hint about a hidden puzzle in this year's submarine cable map. With the July 1 deadline for solving our riddle well past us, we thought it was time to reveal the answer and high five the 153 people who came up with the right answer.

The Speed of Light Never Changes—Except When it Does

According to NASA, light travels at a constant, finite speed of 186,000 mi/sec.

So the speed of light never changes. End of blog post, right?

Wrong.

The Latest WAN Pricing and Cloud Connectivity Trends

If you’ve got 15 minutes, we’ve got a host of wide area network (WAN) pricing and cloud connectivity trends to share.

Three Telecoms Pricing Presentations for the Price of One

If it's dollars and cents you're interested in, you've come to the right place.

Our pricing data has given us no shortage of interesting information about the cost of connection. Today we're sharing three TeleGeography pricing presentations from 2017 that you might have missed. Whether it's bandwidth pricing trends or the cost of a hypothetical enterprise network, there's plenty to explore.  

[Webinar] Submarine Networks in the Caribbean and Latin America

Miss our webinar about submarine networks in the Caribbean and Latin America? Worry not. We've got the recording ready to roll.