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IP VPN, DIA, and EVPN, Explained

What's the difference between VPN, DIA, and EVPN, you ask?

Where to start? Here's are some key definitions that we use in our research.

Understanding Peering

Today we answer the burning question "what is peering and how does it work?"

How a Slough Company Quietly Secured 5G Spectrum in Major Markets Around the World

While all eyes are on the 5G plans of the world’s largest mobile network operators, a little-known UK-based player has built up a significant stockpile of valuable 5G-suitable spectrum in a number of key markets globally.

What Would Russia's Domestic Internet Look Like?

"Technological sovereignty." That's one way author Justin Sherman captures Russia's recent efforts to develop a domestic internet—a project that might allow them to disconnect from the global internet altogether.

It's a fascinating story that delves into Russia's motivation, disconnection tests, and the potential influence on other nations.

Hong Kong Cellcos Hail 5G Spectrum Prices

The government of Hong Kong has completed a round of 5G spectrum auctions, having sold frequencies in the 3.3GHz, 3.5GHz, 4.9GHz, and 26GHz ranges this year. The sales raised a total of HK$1.91 billion ($244 million) in spectrum utilization fees (SUFs).

The territory is looking to be among the front-runners in the race to launch 5G networks in the Asia-Pacific region.

New Technologies, Telecom Trends on Display at Capacity Asia 2019

Capacity Asia 2019 is only a month away.

This year, regional experts will cover new technologies like 5G, blockchain, and network virtualization, as well as new markets like e-gaming. Naturally, our team will be on the scene to share our latest data and analysis on the region.

Subsea Americas 2019: Telecom Trends Across Latin America

As new cable builds are commissioned around the world, the Americas have become a hot spot for international cable investment.

Our team is looking forward to getting the latest updates on cable projects, data centers, and the overall state of the market at Subsea Americas 2019. It's happening December 11-12 in Washington, DC.

The Future of MVNOs in Europe

This month saw the 16th annual MVNOs Europe event take place at the Victoria Park Plaza in London.

I was glad to connect with representatives from some of the region’s top virtual operators, network operators, tech vendors, and solution providers.

Here’s what I learned.

50 Years Ago Today the First Message Was Sent Over the ARPANET

It's a big day in internet history.

On October 29, 1969, Professor Len Kleinrock and his team of graduate students at UCLA sent the very first message over a network of computers that would eventually become the internet.