Mirroring regional M&A trends elsewhere in the world, southeastern Europe is the latest geographic area to see significant consolidation–both in-market and cross-border.
My grandfather told stories about his days as a milkman in the 50s. To a kid growing up 30 years later, the concept seemed pretty weird. Why would someone drive to your house with your milk instead of you picking it up at the grocery store with the other food?
Another year, another brilliant update on trends in Latin America wholesale telecom from Anahí Rebatta.
This year Anahí shared insights on growth drivers, infrastructure challenges, new cable projects, and opportunities within the regional wholesale industry.
TeleGeography's Kate Reilly recently dug into Middle Eastern telecommunications through her presentation International Network Connectivity in the Middle East.
The Capacity Middle East audience was treated to an in-depth walkthrough of international bandwidth, regional pricing highlights, and the latest submarine cable developments.
Mexican telecom giant America Movil (AM) recently struck an agreement to acquire 100 percent of Nextel Brazil from its co-owners, U.S.-based NII Holdings (70 percent) and AI Brazil Holdings (30 percent). They’ll pay $905 million for the business.
When the deal receives regulatory approval, Nextel will likely merge with AM’s existing Claro business. This will make use of Nextel’s substantial spectrum holdings in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Even as coherent modem technology continues to innovate, the amount of data that can be carried over today’s networks shows no signs of slowing.
Despite all this modem magic, we can’t ignore the laws of physics. We’re quickly approaching the Shannon Limit–the maximum information-carrying capacity of a submarine cable optical fiber pair.
What new alternatives are on the horizon to side-step this inevitability?
Wow—a lot of submarine cable news this month.
From a deep dive into global communication from the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal's exploration of the Huawei case, there's a lot for any telecom fiend to take in.
We'll keep the fanfare brief. Keep scrolling to read these stories, as well as a Popular Science post about a new internet speed record, Bloomberg's profile on big tech in telecom, and the best SD-WAN conversation you'll hear all week.
Last month we welcomed our 2019 Submarine Cable Map into the world. This new edition is all about the building boom.
Our 2019 infographics single out the economics of new cables, investors, bandwidth demand, and—of course—a closer look at how content providers are getting involved.
This is a brief service announcement for our colocation-inclined readers. As of today, our beloved Colocation Database is now the Data Center Research Service.