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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.

Webinar: Challenges and Opportunities for SD-WAN Development

Do you have SD-WAN on your mind? Are you navigating a WAN transition or taking one on in the near future?

Say no more. In anticipation of WAN Summit New York, Greg Bryan will host a free webinar on just this topic.

Three Things You Need to Know About Our New SD-WAN Research Service

Breaking news: we’re unveiling a new TeleGeography research service today.

Say hello to the SD-WAN Research Service, the only product out there that catalogs and analyzes the SD-WAN market.

Here’s what you need to know about this new offering.

From the Telecoms Archive: A Continent is Bridged

“I talked with one of your engineers nearly 20 years ago. He said something about waves. Said you needed something that would make the long-distance wires talk farther.”

That’s how our conversation begins between two men, one of them an engineer, in this 1940 film that looks back on AT&T’s first transcontinental phone line.

Jio Hits 100 Million Subscribers, Verizon Gets a Discount on Yahoo Purchase

We've had a lot to read this month.

Reliance Jio Telecom, the new operator on the block in India, has released their latest offer, crossing the 100 million subscriber mark.

Then there is the Financial Times report, which takes a long look at Tata, India's largest telco.

And you've probably also heard the buzz on the Verizon/Yahoo acquisition, with Verizon securing a $250 million discount on their purchase.

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.

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.

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.