Spotlight

You Can Never Have Too Much Bandwidth

When our VP of Strategy Stephan Beckert agreed to sit in the hot seat for this month's Spotlight, I knew I wanted to ask him about the state of the global internet.

Where are new cables? Who is investing in them? What do they mean? The internet is growing, right? How are content providers contributing to this story?

The Data Centers Are Coming to Africa

About a year ago I spoke with Senior Analyst Patrick Christian about the local exchange of content in Africa. He gave me a crash course in capacity—how content providers in Africa generally host their content abroad because the cost to do so has always been much lower.

We talked caching, local exchange, and traffic.

With Patrick prepping for a presentation at the 2017 African Peering and Interconnection Forum, it was the perfect opportunity to check in. I got lots of updates about the state of local content, as well as the scoop on the big new story in Sub-Saharan Africa: the coming of the cloud.

And Just When You Think Bandwidth Prices Can't Go Lower...

How low can they go? 

We've asked this question again and again as bandwidth prices have fallen over the last few years. 

Where the Internet is (And Why)

Would an internet hub by any other name smell as sweet? TeleGeography Principal Analyst Erik Kreifeldt is here to tell us.

The Irrational Exuberance of Submarine Cable Bubbles

Things are going well in the submarine cable industry. (Exhibit A. Exhibit BExhibit C.) But is it too good to be true?

Making Submarine Cables Works of Art

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

Keeping His Head in the Cloud: How Greg Bryan Helps Network Managers Problem Solve

How do you help hundreds of network managers, IT professionals, and service providers face some of their biggest technological challenges?

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

Alan Mauldin, Research Director here at TeleGeography, knows his way around submarine cables.

Perhaps you've already gotten a taste of this know-how by reading his recent set of sub cable FAQs on our blog. Or maybe you've caught one of his recent presentations on why we need more submarine cables - and why we don't.

A Cable Boom, an Evolving Latin American Market

When we thought about our first Spotlight interview of 2017, we wanted to do something that looked at the surging investment in new submarine cables.

Something in the Way (Data) Moves

For our first-ever spotlight, we’re joined by Senior Analyst Paul Brodsky. Paul speaks with us about how - quite literally - the information we share traverses the internet.