Kristin Lee

Kristin is TeleGeography's Content Marketing Manager.

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Oct 31, 2023

The Scary Truth About Space Junk

Need a last-minute idea for a Halloween costume contest? Try dressing up as space junk.

If anyone asks why your costume is so scary, tell them that according to NASA, “as of January 2022, the amount of material orbiting the Earth exceeded 9,000 metric tons.”

That’s over 19 million pounds of orbital debris—and a massive problem. However, the FCC has begun cracking down on the issue, recently issuing its first fine on the matter.

Oct 27, 2023

Ain’t No Party Like a Caribbean and Latin American Connectivity Party

The Capacity CALA 2023 schedule has dropped, and it's loaded with all things Caribbean and Latin American connectivity.

Keep reading to get the deets—including a registration discount code just for our readers.

Oct 16, 2023

Africa Update: More Cables, Less Dependency on Europe

When Senior Research Manager Patrick Christian returned to the African Peering and Interconnection Forum this year, he did not come empty-handed.

Tucked into his suitcase—or, more accurately, safely stored in the cloud—was Patrick’s keynote presentation, a brand new African Network Geography Update.

Watch the recording below to explore global network trends, African bandwidth trends, localized content growth, and end-user demand.

You’ll also hear a bit about 2Africa and what we can expect when the cable system comes online.

Oct 13, 2023

Are You Ready for Mexico Connect?

Mexico as a connectivity hub. New subsea projects. Data center boom. Cross-border connectivity. 

These are a few of the key themes for Mexico Connect 2023, happening next month in Mexico City.

Oct 6, 2023

Reviewing the Connectivity Landscape: Predictions for 2024 and Beyond

Update: This event has been cancelled. More details here.

Next month, Senior Research Manager Greg Bryan will be taking part in a panel discussion at Capacity's Connected Enterprise in Chicago.

This panel, titled Reviewing the Connectivity Landscape, will cover a handful of big questions.

Oct 5, 2023

One World, Two Networks?

Last week, Research Director Alan Mauldin unveiled yet another show-stopping presentation at Submarine Networks World.

This time around, Alan dove into the “Subsea Cold War” between China and the U.S. to assess its impact on the submarine cable industry.

Oct 2, 2023

The TG Eras Tour: Journeying Through Three Decades of Maps

Taylor Swift and TeleGeography have something in common—we were both born in 1989. And much like everyone’s favorite pop star, we are taking a tour through the ages (of our maps, that is).

Sep 28, 2023

Keeping Subsea Cables Safe

Another month, another list of interesting telecom reads (and listens).

Here are a few things you ought to have on your radar, including a podcast episode about submarine cable geopolitics, a handsome take on our Submarine Cable Map, a new cloud data center presentation, and more.

Sep 22, 2023

What To Expect at Capacity Europe 2023

Capacity Europe 2023—happening October 17-19 in London—is prepped and ready to bring together the global digital infrastructure universe once again.

Need a little preparation yourself?

Sep 13, 2023

Discover the Tangible Effects of the “Subsea Cold War”

The geopolitical struggle between China and the U.S. has had a major impact on the submarine cable industry.

Many cables have experienced regulatory delays, and governments are seeking to influence the routing of new cables and the choice of cable suppliers.

Are we headed into a future with two separate networks—one U.S.-backed and the other China-backed?

For this year's Submarine Networks World keynote session, TeleGeography Research Director Alan Mauldin will focus on the tangible effects this so-called “Subsea Cold War” is having on network deployment, interconnection hubs, and capacity pricing.