Pricing

Under the Radar: The Deregulation of Business Data Services

The FCC’s overturn of net neutrality rules once again made headlines, as a recent bill to save neutrality standards fell 46 votes short in the House.

But this isn't the only standard that the FCC has successfully shifted as of late.

Last year incumbent local carriers and cable providers scored a different major win that flew well under the radar.

Three Things Investors Should Know About the Submarine Cable Market

We get lots of questions about submarine cables.

Where are they? Who owns them? What happens when they break?

Today I wanted to tackle a few topics that come from investors who are eyeing the submarine cable market. We get plenty of questions about demand growth, the state of the market, and capacity price trends. To that I say: here are three things any investor should know about the submarine cable market.

Bandwidth Prices: How Low Can They Go?

Bandwidth prices remain on the descent, driven downward by increasing competition and new transmission technologies and network topologies that lower unit costs.

[Download the Presentation] A Tale of Prices: Latin America vs. The World

TeleGeography’s Anahí Rebatta recently presented “A Tale of Prices: Latin America vs. The Rest of the World” during LACNIC 29/LAC Peering Forum. In this presentation she explored the cost of connection and the impact that new submarine cables are having on Latin America.

What set this one apart from other recent presentations Anahí has done about the region?

For starters, this one was a bedtime story.

All Eyes on the Enterprise: The Latest in Ethernet VPN and SD-WAN

TeleGeography’s Cloud and WAN Infrastructure analyzes service and pricing trends for four key enterprise network services: virtual private networks (VPNs) based on internet protocol (IP) and multi-protocol label switching (MPLS); dedicated internet access (DIA); Ethernet VPN (EVPN); and Ethernet private line (EPL).

This analysis—which has recently been updated with new data—reviews these services and the developing software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) service.

Today we’re sharing the latest on Ethernet VPN and SD-WAN services. Click here to catch up on our recent post about MPLS IP VPN and DIA services.

MPLS IP VPN and DIA Service Trends in 2018

TeleGeography’s Cloud and WAN Infrastructure analyzes service and pricing trends for four key enterprise network services: virtual private networks (VPNs) based on internet protocol (IP) and multi-protocol label switching (MPLS); dedicated internet access (DIA); Ethernet VPN (EVPN); and Ethernet private line (EPL).

This analysis—which has recently been updated with new data—reviews these services and the developing software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) service.

Today we’re sharing trends in MPLS IP VPN and DIA services. Check back next week when we dive into Ethernet VPN and SD-WAN.

Connectivity and Pricing Trends in Latin America

Last week our own Anahí Rebatta presented Capacity and Connectivity in the Region: Exploring the Current State of the Wholesale Telecom Industry Across Latin America at Capacity LATAM.

Anahí's exploration of planned cables, bandwidth usage, and price erosion chipped away at what a shifting physical diversity of cables and evolving customer mix mean for Latin America. 

Pricing Limbo in 2018: Trends and Shocks

With January comes TeleGeography's annual update on pricing as it relates to transport, wavelength, and the IP transit market.

This year Senior Analyst Mike Bisaha took on the task of highlighting the year's biggest pricing trends, looking closer at price multiples, route conversions, and the impact of new cable projects.

You can watch Mike's full presentation from PTC 2018 below.

What Happens When You Ask Telecom Analysts to Predict the Future, Part 2

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

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.