Virgin Expands Its Reach, MVNO Makes Its Mark in Latin America

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently announced that they are set to launch the latest Virgin Mobile MVNO operation.

TG Spotlight: A Cable Boom, an Evolving Latin American Market

TeleGeography's Spotlight is a monthly email in which we interview one of our analysts about content from our blog. Today we're sharing our January interview on the Latin American cable market. To get the Spotlight in your inbox, sign up here.

Far Speaking: The History of Telephone Development From 1877 to 1935

The year? 1935. The company? Western Electric.

The product? A 12-minute documentary on the evolution of long distance telecommunications service and technology from 1877 to 1935. 

The result? Surprisingly engaging!

Introducing Our 2017 Middle East Telecommunications Map

Great news. TeleGeography’s 2017 Middle East Telecommunications Map, sponsored by Telecom Egypt, is now available for purchase.

Frequently Asked Questions: Submarine Cables 101

I’ve been involved with TeleGeography’s research on submarine cables since 2000. Over the years I’ve fielded numermous questions about the submarine cable industry from journalists, investors, family, and friends.

It seems as good a time as any to provide a compilation of answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.

BT Fed to Lions After Accounting Scandal

The UK-based BT Group has been hit hard by an accounting scandal at its Italian business services subsidiary BT Italia.

Staring into the Luminiferous Ether (Or How Ethernet Got its Name)

Last year Ethernet turned 43 – and it remains one of the most widely-used local area network technologies.

And as far as telecoms history goes, few modern tools have a naming story quite like Ethernet’s.

Submarine Cables: Are We in a New Bubble?

We went 12 years without building a new cable in the Atlantic. In the last two years we've seen two builds, another announced, and more planned.

This might be why our VP of Research Tim Stronge recently asked a group of PTC 2017 attendees if we're in a submarine cable bubble.

A Year's Worth of Global Bandwidth and IP Pricing Trends

If we take a closer look at 365 days of global bandwidth and IP pricing, what do we actually see?

If you've got 15 minutes to spare, Brianna Boudreau will show you.

The Colocation Sector: Shifting Dynamics, Stable Fundamentals

There's no doubt that we've seen shifts in the colocation landscape as of late.

Content providers are moving closer to the network edge. There's been fast growth in certain Asian markets. And in the last two years about 20 new local internet exchanges have been deployed globally.