Making Submarine Cables Works of Art

You might not be surprised to learn that we have a lot of maps here at TeleGeography.

MVNOs World Congress 2017: Disruptors, Innovators, and Wholesalers in the French Riviera

While at a reception hosted by the Nice Tourist Board last month, a local official told us that the city typically enjoys 300 days of sunshine each year.

Unfortunately, the sunny weather didn’t oblige during this year’s MVNOs World Congress, which took place April 24-27 at the Nice Acropolis. But the wet weather didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of delegates and speakers, who provided another engrossing look at the MVNO space.

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.