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Monthly Reading List: Keeping an Eye on New Submarine Cables and Major Acquisitions

Our May reading list seems to be all about watching players in the telecoms space make moves. From Cisco's latest Viptela grab to new submarine cable investments, lots of our stories today are about new projects, fresh starts, and looking to the future.

What is a VPN and Do I Need One?

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.

[Watch] 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. 

Information Blasts: Six New Stories That The TeleGeography Staff is Reading

What better way to look inside the mind of the TeleGeography analyst than to explore what he or she is reading?

This month, we've got six new stories that we've shared around our office, spanning from explainer videos, to updates on cellcos in the news, to some snazzy maps.

Who Knew the Netherlands Used So Much Wi-Fi? (And Other Stories From Our March Reading List.)

Spring has sprung. If you're a TeleGeographer, that means there are lots of telecoms conferences on the horizon and, subsequently, lots of in-flight reading to get in order.

This month, our reading queue includes lots of mobile stats, a peek inside Microsoft's global network, and a closer look at events rocking South Africa's MTN and China's ZTE Corp.

5 Things You’d Know if You Had a GlobalComms Subscription

Our GlobalComms Database has a lot going on.

The Real Reasons We're Seeing a Surge in Submarine Cables

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 February interview, in which Alan Mauldin walks us through his presentation "Why We Need More Submarine Cables. And Why We Don't." To get the Spotlight in your inbox, sign up here.

What is the Internet of Things?

It’s possible that you’ve seen the term Internet of Things thrown around on our site before.

And if you’ve found yourself Googling “What is the Internet of Things?,” look no further. Here’s a quick explanation.