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Three Things You'll Learn From Our 2019 State of the Network E-book

Last week we dropped our annual State of the Network e-book. This free resource marries the top findings from four of our most popular research services into one handy guide. 

If you haven't had a chance to peruse the new edition, we thought we'd whet your appetite with a few interesting tidbits from this year's findings.

New Year, New E-book: The State of the Network 2019 is Here

Last year we wanted to take a snapshot of the telecom market.

And it was this desire—our attempt to answer the question what is happening in telecom at this moment in time?—that led to the creation of our annual State of the Network report.

OneWeb, SpaceX, Telesat—Who Has the Best Proposed Global Bandwidth Constellation?

It's 2019, we're back, and you better believe we're still eating up telecom headlines and passing some of our favorites on to you.

After sorting through the obligatory end-of-year posts about telecom in 2018—and then a new batch of projections for the year ahead—we landed on a lineup of stories about connectivity.

Five New Submarine Cables That Will Make Waves in 2019

It's a new year—one in which we expect to see lots of new submarine cables enter service. 

Today we're examining five noteworthy cables to look for in 2019. We'll highlight the content providers who are involved, ready for service dates, and the stats that make these cables stand out.  

The Adaptive Network™: From Ocean’s Edge to the Network Edge

As demand for digital content surges, technologies borne in the data center world are quickly finding their way into the networks that interconnect them overland and undersea—and from the core to the edge.

In keeping up with this demand, new markets and regions are emerging as strategic peering hubs for the delivery of content. And the creation of new diverse submarine cable routes feeds the growth of both existing and new peering hubs.

To Infinity and Beyond: Launching Satellites into Space

Why does SpaceX want to launch over 7,000 satellites into space?

Why do you keep seeing Huawei's name in the news?

What is quantum communications and how are submarine cables involved?

These are the big questions we're tackling in our last roundup of telecom stories for 2018. All of these recommended reads are linked below. We'll be back in 2019 with more telecom-centric posts to keep you in the know—or just entertained—every month. 

These are the Telecom Stories You Read in 2018

With a few short weeks left in the year, today we're looking back at our most-read pieces of 2018.

This year you were clicking on all things 5G, anything about the future of submarine cables, and lots of cloud content. Below are 10 of our favorite posts, perhaps including some you might have missed over the last 12 months. 

The Year in Slide Decks: Watch, Download, and Explore Our 2018 Telecom Presentations

This year we've traveled from Bangkok to London, from Cape Town to Los Angeles. We've used these opportunities to continue our research and present our findings around the world.

As 2018 winds down, we've compiled the slide decks, interviews, and videos from a year of telecom travels. When viewed together, these presentations create a snapshot of the year in communication.

Bandwidth and Pricing Trends in Africa: Patrick Christian at AfPIF 2018

Earlier this year Senior Analyst Patrick Christian shared his knowledge of bandwidth and pricing trends with the African Peering & Interconnection Forum.

Patrick's analysis took the audience through the latest happenings in international bandwidth, namely continued growth in Africa and changes within the region.

Keep scrolling to watch the full presentation and download Patrick's slides.

Customer Experience, Quad-Play, and Roaming Up For Discussion at MVNOS Europe

This month saw the 15th annual MVNOs Europe event take place at the ILEC Conference Centre in London.

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

Some highlights from the conference stage: