Kate Reilly

Kate Reilly is a Senior Analyst at TeleGeography. As part of the pricing team, Kate contributes analysis to both enterprise and wholesale products.

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International Network Connectivity in the Middle East

TeleGeography's Kate Reilly recently dug into Middle Eastern telecommunications through her presentation International Network Connectivity in the Middle East.

The Capacity Middle East audience was treated to an in-depth walkthrough of international bandwidth, regional pricing highlights, and the latest submarine cable developments.

Recent Posts

Global IP Transit Prices Keep Doing What They Do Best

As network requirements balloon, global IP transit prices continue to decline. Even in the face of a global pandemic.

But the pace of price erosion over the past three years and the factors driving it vary throughout the world. Declines have been greatest in emerging markets, where prices are highest. Increases in volume, local traffic exchange, and number of suppliers can improve economy of scale, underlying transport cost, and competition, respectively. In established global hubs, prices continue to fall at a significant pace, largely a result of escalating volume and declining unit cost.

Checking In: Yup. Price Erosion is Still Very Real.

IP transit prices vary across the globe, but they have one thing in common. They all decline.

In the last three years, some of the highest rates of price erosion occurred in markets with the greatest competition and the largest amount of international internet traffic exchange—namely, global hubs.

Today we're exploring some of the most notable examples of this.

Data Explosion, Content Demands, Regional IoT, and Cloud Adoption in the Middle East

With plenty of new submarine cables in the works, what will emerge as the reigning Middle Eastern hub?