Cold as Ice: Former Ice Cream Vendor Scoops Up Telecom Assets Across Europe

When the Portuguese 5G auction concluded in October 2021—after a wearying nine months and 1,727 rounds of bidding—the glacial pace looked set to strip the frequency sale of any remaining excitement.

But not so fast.

What SD-WAN Features Do WAN Professionals Actually Want?

The landscape for SD-WAN vendors is vast. While the core features of SD-WAN are generally consistent, vendors vary on additional features, security, deployment models, and pricing structures.

This excerpt from our SD-WAN Research Service details the different service features and pricing available across SD-WAN vendors.

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? 

WAN Pricing Over Time

We've written before about how prices vary by geography. 

Well, it almost goes without saying that they also change over time.

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.

The Geography of WAN Pricing

Product pricing is a key factor in deciding when and where to use MPLS, DIA, broadband, or other network connectivity services at each site.

But today we want to focus on the "where."

SubOptic Asks Us Anything

Our data is powered by a team of superstars who live and breathe telecom.

So when SubOptic—the nonprofit group of undersea communications enthusiasts known for their triennial cable conference—has questions, TeleGeography experts are ready to answer the call.

Underlay Changes: MPLS vs. DIA Pricing

In the past few decades, the corporate WAN has undergone a few massive reformations.

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.