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Rakuten Aims to Make a Splash in Japan

Japan has one of the most technologically advanced mobile markets in the world. Three well-established players–NTT DOCOMO, KDDI, and Softbank–dominate the sector. 

When combined, these three claimed over 170 million subscribers at the end of 2018.

Survey Says: SD-WAN is Growing. Our New WAN Manager Survey Has All the Details.

We wanted to understand how modern WAN Managers were solving today's biggest challenges. We were curious to learn about preferences in network design, sourcing, SD-WAN adoption—all of it.

So we asked them.

Our LatAm Telecom Map Explores the Sub Cables of South America

Our regional maps have taken us to all corners of the globe. We've used them to explore telecommunications in the Middle East and track new cable projects in Africa.

Today we're adding Latin America to that list. That's right—TeleGeography’s beautiful Latin America Telecommunications Map is finally here. It zeroes in on cable activity throughout South America, Central America, and the Caribbean.

Is the Data Center Shifting from the Hub to the Edge?

There's been plenty of talk about the vital importance of edge as it relates to new types of network configurations. We're anticipating plenty of new applications coming down the pike, from 5G to all things AI.

This was on Jon Hjembo's mind as he explored TeleGeography's take on the edge during our annual telecom workshop last month.

You're Going to be Reading More About Managed SD-WAN

While independent SD-WAN vendors make their mark, traditional telecom service providers are rolling out their own managed SD-WAN offerings.

Yes, some have developed their own SD-WAN technology, but most carriers have partnered with an SD-WAN vendor to provide a managed SD-WAN option.

The (Google) Data Centers are Coming

As another month of 2019 comes to a close, we're looking back at the telecom headlines that caught our attention in February. 

Our top pick is about Google's big plans for 2019—$13 billion worth of plans, to be exact. Take a look at the Lightwave article below to see what we're talking about.

We've also got 5G news, the latest on Huawei, and some Irish internet history. A little something for everyone this month—enjoy.

Thrive in the Digital Economy at Telecoms World Asia 2019

Quick check-in: who is going to Telecoms World Asia 2019?

We are. TeleGeography's Clara Chua will be in Bangkok for the March 25-27 event. To get the inside scoop on our latest telecom research, connect with Clara ahead of the event to find a time to catch up.

Huawei: No Way or All the Way?

Chinese equipment manufacturer Huawei Technologies has found itself in the spotlight following accusations of espionage, fraud, by-passing Iranian trade sanctions, and threats to cyber-security.

The company is now facing a backlash from a growing number of governments and telcos around the world.

Where We're Going, We Don't Need Roads: Going Back to the Future With Submarine Cables

What would Doc Brown do? This might be a weird question to ponder at a TeleGeography telecom workshop. But here we are.

During this year's annual telecom rundown at PTC, Research Director Alan Mauldin took the audience time hopping through bandwidth demand drivers, interregional routing changes, cable landings, cable investments, and future cable requirements.