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Recommended Reads: Demand for Interconnection, Big Ethernet Moves, and More

It's time for another batch of telecom stories from around the internet.

This month we're sharing the latest submarine cable talk, some fiber footprint chatter, and a handy explainer on why you're seeing AT&T's name in the news.

Keep scrolling for these links and others. 

Four Facts About Provider Connectivity

Every network must rely on other networks to reach parts of the internet that it does not itself serve; there is no such thing as a ubiquitous internet backbone provider.

So how do providers stack up against one another in terms of connectivity?

2018 Submarine Cable and Capacity Pricing Trends in Asia-Pacific

This week Research Director Alan Mauldin ventured to Kathmandu to take part in APRICOT 2018. On Monday he took to the stage with a presentation about submarine cable and pricing trends in the region. (You can download his slides here or keep scrolling to watch the whole thing.)

More Cables Coming from Google

Lots of telecom stories to consume this month. Chief among them is Google's recent announcement of three new undersea cables (Curie, Havfrue, and HK-G) that are scheduled to go online next year. 

The Curie cable will be the first new cable to land in Chile in almost 20 years. You can read up on it in the TechCrunch post below. We're also sharing stories about cable security, pricing trends, and wireless subscribers in Asia. Happy reading.

Exploring the State of the Wholesale Telecom Industry Across Latin America

Capacity LATAM 2018 is fast-approaching. The 2018 conference is happening March 20-21 in Rio de Janeiro. As you might expect, TeleGeography's Anahí Rebatta and Lilian Lea will be on the scene.

And good news for TeleGeography readers. Use the code LATAM18-TELEGEOGRAPHY to get 15% off registration for up to two people.

What Happens When You Ask Telecom Analysts to Predict the Future, Part 1 

This post comes from our new e-book, The State of the Network: 2018 Edition. To download and enjoy this free resource, click here.

The Super Bowl of Internet Hubs: What Modern Networking Has in Common With the NFL

We’ve posed the question "where is the internet" to our experts before. And we’ve gotten a good answer: internet hubs exist where internet operators exchange traffic.

144,000 Gigabits, 8,000 Miles: Reading Up on the Pacific Light Cable Network

The Pacific Light Cable is coming and it's going to break some records. IEEE Spectrum Magazine has a good article out about the "ongoing transformation of the submarine fiber-optic cable network" and how this cable is part of the puzzle.

We're also sharing stories about high-frequency trading, the facts behind attacking submarine cables, and Europe's broadband sector. 

Changing Faces: An Overview of Europe’s Broadband Sector

The market for fixed broadband internet access in Europe has changed course.

[Download] The State of the Network: 2018 Edition

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