Nothing We Love More Than a New Submarine Cable Map

There is little that the TeleGeography team loves more than a new map.

So it makes sense, dear reader, that our valentine to you would be map-themed. In that spirit, we're thrilled to unveil our 2019 submarine cable map.

Rejected by Millicom, Who Will Liberty Latin America Target Next?

Last month Liberty Latin America (LLA)–a new player formed in 2017 following a split-off from Liberty Global–launched a surprise $7.6 billion takeover bid for LatAm-focused Millicom International Cellular (MIC). LLA was clearly looking to create a regional telecom giant with operations spanning South America, Central America, and the Caribbean.

After a week of negotiations, the merger talks were abruptly cancelled. MIC’s management was reportedly unconvinced of the merits of the half-cash, half-stock deal.

Watch Now: The 2019 TeleGeography Telecom Pricing Update

10G wavelength pricing is declining. So is 100G—faster, even, than 10G.

At PTC 2019 Senior Analyst Mike Bisaha illustrated the extent to which prices are dropping on core routes using a series of images representing the last three years of price movement.

Enamored by the Cloud, Bogged Down by the Details: Organizing an SD-WAN Migration

A company’s information technology staff needs technology skills, sure. But don't underestimate the importance of organizational prowess.

Nowhere is this more apparent than when a company makes the decision to migrate to software defined wide area networking (SD-WAN). A presentation from GE Digital Principal Architect Gary Holland and Microland Chief Technology Officer Bob Wysocki at WAN Summit London illustrated just this.

Three Things You'll Learn From Our 2019 State of the Network E-book

Last week we dropped our annual State of the Network e-book. This free resource marries the top findings from four of our most popular research services into one handy guide. 

If you haven't had a chance to peruse the new edition, we thought we'd whet your appetite with a few interesting tidbits from this year's findings.

New Year, New E-book: The State of the Network 2019 is Here

Last year we wanted to take a snapshot of the telecom market.

And it was this desire—our attempt to answer the question what is happening in telecom at this moment in time?—that led to the creation of our annual State of the Network report.

Trends in Latin American Wholesale Telecom at Capacity LatAm 2019

Capacity LatAm 2019 is fast approaching; the annual conference is slated for March 11-13 in São Paulo, Brazil.

TeleGeography's Anahí Rebatta will again share insights on trends, growth drivers, infrastructure challenges, new cable projects, and opportunities within the region.

OneWeb, SpaceX, Telesat—Who Has the Best Proposed Global Bandwidth Constellation?

It's 2019, we're back, and you better believe we're still eating up telecom headlines and passing some of our favorites on to you.

After sorting through the obligatory end-of-year posts about telecom in 2018—and then a new batch of projections for the year ahead—we landed on a lineup of stories about connectivity.

When is 5G not 5G?

U.S. telco AT&T has come under criticism from rivals for pushing its “5G Evolution” technology.

But critics might want to take a long look in the mirror, as many have been guilty of similar marketing hyperbole.

Visions for the Future and the Pursuit of Digital Transformation at Capacity Middle East 2019

The Middle East's digital agenda is piled high with plans for projects and new infrastructure.

TeleGeography Principal Analyst Erik Kreifeldt will dig into many of these plans and projects as he moderates a panel of regional experts during Capacity Middle East 2019.

The panel will assess the most important technological innovations boosting the diversification and modernization of telecom in the region. Further, they'll examine crucial strategies needed to implement industry-wide digital transformation.