Pricing

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.

A Holistic Picture of What Adding SD-WAN Means For Your Network

The refreshed SD-WAN Research Service is here.

Beyond updated product research, this tool now contains pricing data, meaning that users can explore the cost of SD-WAN overlays alongside the core infrastructure information already tracked in this product.

[Watch Webinar] Moving the Shannon Limit: New Submarine Cables for Increased Capacity and New Services

The submarine networking industry is getting ever closer to the Shannon limit, the theoretical maximum capacity that can be reliably transported over a submarine cable.

Mike Bisaha Talks Evolving Prices in Cloud Hubs, the 100G Factor, and Market Consolidation

Each January you can find the TeleGeography team at the Pacific Telecommunications Council annual conference. Our annual PTC workshop is our first opportunity of the year to share our latest research and analysis on international networks. (And it's where you might have seen some of our greatest hits, like our bandwidth and IP pricing rundown.)

This year, Data Science Manager Mike Bisaha is gearing up to share info on the pricing limbo in which wholesale circuit and IP transit prices have found themselves in.

The Telecom Stories That Dominated Our Blog in 2017

In 2017 you told us that you wanted to read about content providers, SD-WAN, internet capacity growth, and the submarine cable boom. So we wrote about those things!

We also covered the cloud, connectivity trends, network pricing, and much more.

As the year winds down, we pulled 10 of our most popular posts to capture the year in telecom. See if your favorite stories made the cut below.