Three Videos For Anyone in the Process of Adopting a Hybrid WAN

Our latest WAN Summit Singapore blended big ideas with real-world solutions as we heard from WAN experts across the globe.

In particular, there were some fantastic ideas shared for WAN mangers in the midst of a hybrid WAN adoption. We cherry-picked some of our top tips/quotes/ideas from those who have done it all before (and lived to tell the tale). Watch 'em below.

You Can Never Have Too Much Bandwidth

When our VP of Strategy Stephan Beckert agreed to sit in the hot seat for this month's Spotlight, I knew I wanted to ask him about the state of the global internet.

Where are new cables? Who is investing in them? What do they mean? The internet is growing, right? How are content providers contributing to this story?

When the Nation Was First at Our Fingertips

In 1951 AT&T produced a short film to promote the introduction of direct-dial long distance telephone service. This service was first introduced in the U.S. in Englewood, New Jersey.

Content Service Providers Discuss Their Carrier Partnerships

Join Stephan Beckert at Capacity Europe October 23-26, 2017, in London as he moderates the panel Building Bridges: An Open Discussion by Content Service Providers on Their Carrier Partnerships.

Ever Googled “What is Colocation?” This Post is For You.

If you’ve perused the different topics we write about on the TeleGeography blog, there’s a chance you’ve stumbled upon our colocation content.

But what defines colocation?

Watch the Webinar: 5 Things We Learned About Sub Cable Route Diversity in the Asia-Pacific Region

Earlier this week our own Alan Mauldin teamed up with Ciena’s Brian Lavallée to discuss submarine cable trends in the Asia-Pacific region. Here's what we learned from the experts.

295 Tbps: Internet Traffic and Capacity in 2017

International internet capacity growth rates have fallen steadily for many years, and annual growth rates have settled in the low-30 percent range.

But even with the declining pace of growth, 196 Tbps of new international internet capacity was deployed between 2013 and 2017, bringing global international internet capacity to 295 Tbps.

What You Missed at WAN Summit Singapore 2017

Last week we made our way back to Singapore for our second-ever WAN Summit in the region. We brought new case studies, fresh hybrid WAN trends, and a blend of first-time panelists and WAN Summit veterans, making for a packed two days.

5G Battle: U.K. Telcos Dispute Auction Rules

Two of the U.K.’s four mobile network operators have announced their intention to challenge regulator Ofcom’s planned 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz spectrum auction.

Staying Connected in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Irma

How do telecom companies keep communities connected and support recovery efforts after storms like Harvey and Irma?

Our reading list this month is full of pieces that ask this question. Our picks cover the use of drones to determine routes for bringing equipment to storm-affected areas. There's also an article about contingency plans for a major data center in Irma's path.

We're also sharing a great read about rural America's access to broadband internet. You can find all of these September selections below.