Kristin Lee

Kristin is TeleGeography's Content Marketing Manager.

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Open Connect, the Red-Nosed Reindeer

It's that time of year again. The time to string up twinkle lights, pour eggnog in your coffee, and cozy up on the couch with your favorite holiday film.

Back in the day, you'd be dusting off the box in your attic marked "Christmas movies." Today—thanks to streaming services—all you need is your trusty remote.

But how does this actually work? Keep scrolling for insight on how Netflix delivers its content globally.

2021 WAN in Review: Part 2

If you caught last week's special episode of the WAN Manager Podcast, you must be waiting on the edge of your seat for the second installment. 

To recap, Greg Bryan and Elizabeth Thorne are keeping up their tradition of decking the halls with an end-of-year WAN review. And since 2021 was such a big year, we couldn't fit everything into just one episode.

To make up for the cliffhanger, we've packed part two with enough data and lively conversation to knock your stockings off their mantel.

2021 WAN in Review

If you've been a loyal listener of the WAN Manager Podcast, you might remember that last year Greg Bryan and Elizabeth Thorne teamed up for a very special WAN year-in-review.

Well, they're back at it for 2021. In our latest WAN Manager Podcast holiday special, we're shaking the snow globe that is the 2021 WANscape. 

Wholesale Pricing and the WAN

While a fifteen-year friendship with Greg is not a prerequisite for guests on the pod, it sure makes for good conversation. 

To kick off Season 3 of the WAN Manager Podcast, Greg calls on longtime colleague Rob Schult—who also happens to be a Research Director here at TeleGeography—to draw the connection between the wholesale market and the enterprise retail market.

What should IT infrastructure and sourcing teams pay attention to in the wholesale market most? 

The Ocean’s Hottest Buoy Band

We at TeleGeography are a curious bunch.

So when we hear about an “ocean intelligence platform” employing a fleet of thousands of satellite-connected buoys, you have our attention.

Alas, the internet is teeming with other important news, so we’ll round out our November list of reading recs with cattle-monitoring smart sensors, a pricey USB-C enabled iPhone, the status of the $1.2 trillion U.S. infrastructure bill, multi-orbit satellite service testing results, and the relationship between 5G and climate change.

Reshaping the Geography of Asian Submarine Cables

With Capacity Asia 2021 less than a month away, TeleGeography Research Director Alan Mauldin is gearing up for yet another captivating presentation.

Flashback Friday: The First Public Cell Phone Network

On this fine Flashback Friday, I'm thinking about cell phones and how they came to be.

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.