The last year has seen a number of well-known sub-brands withdraw from the Spanish mobile market, as telecom giants like Telefonica and Orange have sought to streamline their respective product portfolios.
Today we take a closer look at the history of these brands—and their untimely demises.
While used international bandwidth has significantly increased in Africa in recent years, the region has been plagued by submarine cable faults.
Here's a look at eight new cables planned to help reduce the impact of these faults and increase supply.
It is said that only three things are certain in life. The future of the global bandwidth market is not one of them.
Beyond persistent demand growth and price erosion—the two most predictable trends—operators will have to navigate the major uncertainties of an evolving sector.
According to our freshly updated Global Bandwidth Research Service, these key factors will impact the long-haul capacity market in the coming years.
It’s our first telecom reading list of the summer, and the headlines are coming in hot.
First up—Z-axis support for 911 calls.
Scroll on down to read about this critical development for public safety, the ghost of Sprint’s 5G network, new Ukrainian voice intel, and more.
Our newly updated Global Bandwidth Research Service shows that the global bandwidth market is still experiencing massive demand growth.
Between 2019 and 2021 alone, international bandwidth used by global networks doubled to reach nearly 2,900 Tbps.
So, who's driving all this demand growth for international capacity?
Anyone in the WAN business—from the carrier or end-user side—knows that local access can present some of the biggest challenges in corporate networks.
There's a physical geography problem that's not easy to overcome. We're talking about pulling and maintaining wires to all corporate sites, which is especially challenging when customers need physical diversity and protection.
Wireless has long been a backup of last resort for many users, but 5G has presented the promise of relieving this pain point.
Ah, the great Atlantic.
It's the world's second-largest body of water and the most heavily trafficked route in terms of submarine cable capacity.
It also happens to be TeleGeography VP of Research Tim Stronge's favorite ocean.
Tim told us as much during a recent Ciena webinar, where he gave a live presentation all about the Trans-Atlantic Submarine Corridor.
While NaaS and the middle mile are still fairly new concepts, they're not new to the WAN Manager Podcast.
In episodes past, you've seen—or rather, heard—us shine a spotlight on the framework, concept, market players, and products available.
So let's look at things from another perspective.