A Treasure Trove of Telecom Interviews to Read Before 2018

Last year we decided to experiment with interviewing TeleGeography experts on the stuff they know best: submarine cables, pricing, colocation, bandwidth, capacity, making maps, enterprise networks, and much more.

Our subscribers know that this experiment turned into the TeleGeography Spotlight.

Highlight Reel: 10 WAN Stories From 2017 Worth Revisiting

It was another year of top-rate discussions about enterprise networks, hybrid WANs, the future of MPLS, SD-WAN in the workplace, and more.

Plan For The Pacific Telecommunications Council Annual Conference With Us

It's that time again. Our team is packing for Honolulu and readying for the Pacific Telecommunications Council annual conference January 21-24, 2018.

Our own Mike Bisaha, Jon Hjembo, Tim Stronge, Stephan Beckert, Alan Mauldin, Mike Owings, and Rob Schult will be on the scene. And on Sunday, January 21, Mike Bisaha, Jon, and Tim will present their research and analysis on international networks.

When a Cable is Decommissioned, Does it Make a Sound?

But really—when a cable is decommissioned, is there just a switch that someone flips off?

Turns out it's more complicated than that. Our top story pick for this month covers how the decommissioning process works and who is impacted.

Game-Changing MVNO Customer Service + Experience Strategies

Last month saw the 14th annual MVNOs Europe take place at the Hilton Bankside in London.

I was delighted to join Jaime Pla, the founder of Spanish MVNO Suop Mobile, and Colleen LeCount, SVP Global Sales & Marketing at Mobolize, to moderate the discussion "Developing Game-Changing MVNO Strategies Focused on Customer Service and Customer Experience."

From Farm to Fork Via Carrier Neutral Facilities

This post originally appeared on LinkedIn.

At our recent WAN Summit Singapore, Cargill’s Senior Network Technology Adviser Daryl Yeo explained how Cargill has been transforming its network. (Missed it? You can watch the whole thing here.)

New Capacity, Competition in Latin America

If you've been asking yourself lately what the future of wholesale telecom looks like in Central America and the Andean Region, today's Spotlight interview will be of particular interest.

Who is Heading to Subsea Connect Americas? (And Who Wants a Discount on Last Minute Registration?)

Conference alert: TeleGeography's Tim Stronge will be moseying down to Fort Lauderdale, Florida next week for Subsea Connect Americas.

If you'd like to join him and you haven't booked your spot yet, you can score a 15% discount on registration by using the code SCA2017-TELEGEOGRAPHY at checkout.

Wireless Market: Africa

Africa’s wireless story is one of extremes, opportunity, and playing catch up with surrounding regions.

Just look closer at our GlobalComms Database to get the full story. From growth in subscribers to evolving penetration rates, we see individual countries jump to the front of the pack in these measurements, while the African wireless market as a whole strains to compete with its neighbors.

Welcome to the 2017 Holiday Map Sale. Get 40 Percent Off All Maps!

Happy Cyber Monday, shoppers. As you begin your holiday shopping, we've got the map-lovers in your life covered. Starting today you can save 40% on our telecommunications maps by using the code MAPPING40, while supplies last.