Kristin Lee

Recent Posts

Who Really Cares About Latency?

Specifically, which applications and network operators have latency on their minds?

Well, content providers, gaming companies, financial enterprises, and cloud service providers, to name a few.

TeleGeography Senior Analyst Paul Brodsky recently joined experts from Ciena and Angola Cables for an hour-long discussion centered around Connecting to Africa with Low-Latency Services.

Is Facebook Haunted?

In honor of spooky season, our list of October reading recs begins with a scary story. (Spoiler alert: Facebook died and—like a zombie—rose from the dead hours later.)

The best horror stories are the ones that are true, after all.

In other Facebook news, the company is shelling out money to support yet another submarine cable.

What else?

Comcast Business is investing in network updates in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Ethernet is experiencing a real need for speed. And Lynk’s new network may give your ordinary phone satellite connection capabilities.

Read on if you dare.

Capacity Europe 2021 Goes Hybrid

Quick public service announcement: after a virtual 2020 event, Capacity Europe is back in action for their 2021 conference. Participants are gathering in London October 18-21. (And for those who can't attend in-person, virtual participation is still available.) 

Even better, the TeleGeography team will absolutely be among those in attendance. 

The Mystery of International Bandwidth Demand

Over the last decade, there has been substantial growth in demand for international bandwidth on major subsea cable routes.

In response to this rapid pace of demand growth (our research implies that demand is more than doubling every two years), there are over $2 billion of new cables entering service this year alone.

In short, demand is going up and we're seeing new cables.

This all makes sense.

But who is actually using this capacity? And will international demand continue to grow so expeditiously?

Someone Made a 3D Visualization of our Submarine Cable Map

The internet has been buzzing this month.

What cut through the noise and captivated us in September?

First and foremost, a coder adapted our renowned Submarine Cable Map into a neat 3D visualization, sparking a larger conversation about all things cables with the team over at Vice.

ICYMI: How to Improve Your IP Traffic Performance and Security

The COVID-19 bump is over, at least as far as internet bandwidth demand goes. 

This was a recurring theme during the recent discussion "How to Improve Your IP Traffic Performance and Security: Key Trends, Challenges, and Strategies," which was a special Carrier Community webinar sponsored by the team at GTT.