Kristin Lee

Kristin is TeleGeography's Content Marketing Manager.

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Competing Visions: Network Upgrades vs. Modernization

Next month, Senior Research Manager Paul Brodsky will be taking part in a subsea-focused panel at Capacity Middle East.

This panel, titled Competing Visions, will cover network upgrades vs. network modernization, supply chain implications that have affected the industry during covid times, and what this all means for subsea architecture in the Middle East.

What Do You Get When You Cross GEO Satellites and SD-WAN?

While most planned satellite constellations used for connectivity fly in low earth orbit (LEO), some fly in geosynchronous equatorial orbit (GEO) and circle the earth from a much further distance.

Because of this distance, LEO satellites tend to have lower latency and higher bandwidth than their GEO counterparts.

So when MetTel tried to cross its SD-WAN offering with HughesNet's GEO connection, it got latency.

More on this story and our other January telecom reading recs below.

Meet the 2023 Africa Telecommunications Map

Our first new map of 2023 is here! Meet the brand new Africa Telecommunications Map.

This edition depicts 72 cable systems connected to Africa that are currently active or under construction.

AI vs. TeleGeography: The Submarine Cable Showdown

The TG team is enjoying OpenAI's new ChatGPT—an artificial intelligence assistant trained to answer questions and provide information on a wide range of topics—and our Slack channels show it.

As usual, we can't help talking about telecom, so our analysts have made a game of testing ChatGPT's submarine cable knowledge.

How well has it fared?

A Low-Tech Solution to High Data Center Electric Bills

Back in July, we touched on how UK data centers were struggling to stay cool through unseasonably warm temperatures.

Five months later, our telecom reading list starts off with a very different story: Equinix is considering a multi-year project to raise its data center temperatures.

Economics of Sustainable Submarine Networks for Wholesale Cable Operators

Our first webinar of 2023 is officially on the books! Mark your calendar for January 11 at 11:00 a.m. ET.

Senior Research Manager Brianna Boudreau will join Ciena's Brian Lavallée for a discussion on global wholesale pricing and the technology advancements that enable cable operators to meet their ongoing sustainability goals.

Sub-Saharan Africa Bandwidth Trends

Senior Research Manager Patrick Christian recently shared the slides from his African Network Geography Update at AfPIF 2022 and his Interconnection Geography Update at EPF 2022.

Here's another presentation to add to your collection.

Soak up the Sun (And Our Annual Telecom Workshop) at PTC '23

Aloha!

The dates for the next Pacific Telecommunications Council Annual Conference have been released.

We'll be live from Honolulu January 15-18, 2023, and dream team Brianna Boudreau, Jon Hjembo, and Alan Mauldin are already gearing up for TeleGeography's annual telecom trends workshop.

A Shortage of Computer Chips and Cable Ships

You've probably read about the global chip shortage the world is facing due to supply chain issues. As it turns out, there's also a shortage of undersea cable-laying ships.

It’s the Mappiest Season of All

’Tis the season of good food, good company, and good deals! It can all be a bit exhausting, so we're making this year’s map sale simple.

Through December 31, 2022, you can use promo code DECKTHEWALLS to save 50% on all our telecommunications maps, while supplies last.