The Road to 5G: Not Such a Straight Path

Verizon Communications has succeeded with its $3.1 billion takeover move for Straight Path Communications, giving it access to the potentially crucial 5G-suitable millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum, including 28GHz and 39GHz licenses. Straight Path had been a target of AT&T, but Verizon came up with a much bigger offer.

What does this mean for the future of 5G mobile services in the U.S.?

Hanoi Rocks: Vietnam Gets Nationwide 4G Network

Vietnamese mobile operator Viettel announced the commercial launch of its 4G LTE network, which boasts coverage for 95 percent of the population.

How Do IP Addresses Work?

 What’s an IP address and how does it work?

Good question—and one that we’re sure has been dominating Google searches as of late. Here are the basics.

Data in the Dark: Our (Glowing) Global Internet Map Tracks Bandwidth, Prices, AWS

Our 2017 Global Internet Map has arrived, turning our internet data into a Tron-inspired visualization of internet bandwidth and connectivity around the globe. Grab your glow sticks—we're going in.

Our WAN Cost Benchmark Models Your Next Hybrid WAN Expansion

TeleGeography product update: our new and improved WAN Cost Benchmark is here. This offering allows users to model their hybrid WAN expansion plans and compare network costs across different scenarios—a streamlined process in an easy to use interface.

Here's how it works and how you can get it.

Cable Breakage: When and How Cables Go Down

Earlier this year we fielded some of the most frequently asked questions about submarine cables. How do they work? How thick are they? How many kilometers of cable are there?

Today, we're going back under the sea to talk about what happens when bad things happen to good submarine cables.

[Webinar] TDM is Taking on Water – Packets to the Rescue!

ISPs no longer dominate the submarine cable bandwidth scene. Content providers do.

This was a key message of Tim Stronge's opening presentation during last week's webinar "TDM is Taking on Water—Packets to the Rescue," a collaboration between TeleGeography and Ciena. 

How Do You Benchmark Your WAN? Here's What Our WAN Summit New York Attendees Said.

At the WAN Summit New York, we polled our largest audience to date about their WAN design, how they use SD-WAN and MPLS, and how they benchmark WAN costs.