Pricing

[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.

A Treasure Trove of Telecom Interviews to Read Before 2018

Last year we decided to experiment with interviewing TeleGeography experts on the stuff they know best: submarine cables, pricing, colocation, bandwidth, capacity, making maps, enterprise networks, and much more.

Our subscribers know that this experiment turned into the TeleGeography Spotlight.

New Capacity, Competition in Latin America

If you've been asking yourself lately what the future of wholesale telecom looks like in Central America and the Andean Region, today's Spotlight interview will be of particular interest.

Key Trends in Colocation Pricing That Matter Right Now

Last month we sat down with Director of Colocation Research Jon Hjembo to talk about all things colocation. Today we’re sharing a bonus question from that interview about key trends in colo pricing.

A Core Group of Specialists are Serving Most of the IP Transit Market

IP transit providers face a formidable mix of unrelenting price erosion, peering alternatives, and brisk volume growth with evolving traffic patterns.

This has shaken all but the most committed operators out of the market, beyond a few opportunities that present a clear competitive advantage or complement other lines of business.

The result? A core group of specialists are serving most of the market.

Optical Illusions: Content Providers and the Impending Transformation of International Transport

This week TeleGeography VP of Research Tim Stronge made his way to San Jose to speak at NANOG 71.

His session covered the relationship between international transport and content provider demand and the way in which content providers are changing international transport prices.

Outlook: The Global Internet in 2017

Where is the global internet headed and how is it going to get there?

There are a few ways to answer that question.

Three Facts That Summarize the Current Global Wholesale Bandwidth Market

We've been tracking the market for long-haul networks and submarine cables since 1999. Our data documents the tectonic shift from submarine cable consortium owners to private builders and the eventual tech bubble burst.

But what does the global wholesale bandwidth market look like today?

We pulled three facts out of our Global Bandwidth Research Service to paint a picture.