Connectivity

Net Neutrality Vote is In: So is this Good or Bad for Telecom? We Want to Hear From You!

By | 2017-12-14T15:58:05+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: applications services, bandwidth, community news, Connectivity, Global Telecommunications, Government, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Protocols, internet security, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, Managed Security, Net Neutrality, Network, Security, Telecom, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The ruling we’ve been waiting for is now in the books: the FCC, in a 3-2 vote today, approved the measure to remove the net neutrality rules it put into effect two years ago, preventing Internet providers from blocking and throttling traffic and offering paid fast lanes. Specifically, the FCC is removing the rules barring ISPs [...]

It’s Time! Discover the Possibilities with the CEO Exchange for Tech and Telecom Decision Makers

By | 2017-11-07T08:56:07+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Categories: business collaboration, business partnership, business strategy, c-level, CEO, CEO Exchange, community news, Connectivity, CSuite, JS&A News, lead generation, marketing strategy, Meetings, Network, partnerships, Platform as a Service, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It has been an extremely busy, yet exciting, few months here at JSA. We have spent the last several weeks really listening to our community, and have taken the time to research what the industry needs. Ready to hear what we came up with as a solution?! We are proud to announce the official launch of [...]

NJFX Unveils New Connectivity Map

By | 2017-10-02T15:15:41+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: carrier, carrier-neutral, colocation, Connectivity, Data Center, disaster recovery, General, jsa blog, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, telecom news, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

New Transatlantic Connectivity Map Shows Tremendous Reach This year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been a doozy. One thing that network operators look for to keep network disruptions from happening, is route diversity. With the release of its new route map, NJFX shows a huge advantage with a million-mile plus reach across a wide spectrum of carriers. [...]

IFC-1 Welcomes Fergus Innes as Managing Director

By | 2017-08-31T09:12:14+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: cable, carrier, Connectivity, fiber, fiber optics, Internet Service Providers, Network, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, tech, Technology, Telecom|Tags: , , , , |

Ireland-France Subsea Cable Limited (“IFSC”) is building an ultra-high capacity 565 km cable connecting Dublin to Paris. Designed to meet growing demands of carriers, ISPs and enterprises that require state-of-the-art connectivity to Europe, IFC-1 is scheduled for completion 2Q 2019. Making telecom history, IFC-1 is the first direct subsea cable to connect Ireland to France. To further business [...]

FirstLight to Enhance Healthcare Operations Management for ConvenientMD

By | 2017-07-26T13:33:07+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: business collaboration, business partnership, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data security, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight, healthcare, Internet, IT, IT Infrastructure, Network, Network Solutions, Security, voice, VoIP, VoIP service|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are few industries implementing technology as rapidly into their operations as healthcare. FirstLight recognizes this, and has been working with top medical organizations to bring better connectivity and reliable networks. To that end, the leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that ConvenientMD, an urgent care walk-in group with locations throughout New [...]

Wilcon Launches Rapid Connect Service, Enabling Fast Deployments of Bundled Space, Power and Internet

By | 2017-05-15T10:20:48+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Asia Pacific, carrier, cloud, colocation, Connectivity, Data Center, International Telecoms Week, Internet, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Wilcon, the premier West Coast provider of best-in-class fiber optic and data center infrastructure, welcomes a new service to its portfolio – Rapid Connect. Rapid Connect brings carriers, service providers and cloud startups a seamless, cost-effective and fast way to establish network infrastructure in as few as ten business days. Plus, Wilcon’s state-of-the-art colocation is at [...]

Crosslake Fibre Announces New Subsea Cable System

By | 2017-05-09T14:06:43+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Canada, Connectivity, dark fiber, fiber, fiber engineering, fiber network, fiber optics, Financial, General, international carrier, internet traffic, managed services, network provider, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dark fiber provider, Crosslake Fibre Inc. just announced their newest fiber project, a submarine cable build linking Toronto to Buffalo. The project is the first submarine cable system across Lake Ontario connecting through Toronto into the U.S. The network will land northwest of Lockport, NY, on the U.S. side and on the Canadian side will be [...]

Lightower Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Detroit Office

By | 2017-04-19T10:06:14+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, business expansion, business investment, commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Technology, Connectivity, dark fiber, data network services, Dedicated Internet Access, economy, Events, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Lightower, tech, technology startup, Telecom, telecom event, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks continues its strong growth and expansion with a new office located at 755 West Big Beaver Road in Detroit, MI. This office will further support Lightower’s employee base and network infrastructure of over 1,200 route miles of fiber and over 100 on-net buildings throughout the region. Over the past few years, Detroit has [...]

GlobeNet Recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Best Practices Award – Company of the Year

By | 2017-03-27T11:43:44+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: awards, business awards, colocation, Connectivity, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center news, data network services, global data center, Global Telecommunications, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Based on its network differentiators, growing portfolio, and strong financial performance, GlobeNet has earned Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Company of the Year Award GlobeNet is the recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Best Practices Award – Latin American, Carrier of Carriers Services, Company of the Year. The award criteria includes driving demand, brand strength, and competitive differentiation [...]

GlobeNet’s DDoS Guard Adds Heightened Safety to Service Offerings

By | 2017-02-23T15:36:27+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Connectivity, DDoS, fiber, fiber network, Global Telecommunications, GlobeNet, IaaS, Latin America, Network, safety|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

GlobeNet, as a leading wholesale provider of Latin and North American data network services, recently strengthened their solutions portfolio with a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Services) guard service. This new DDoS service delivers 24/7 protection against both volumetric and application targeted threats regardless of their frequency, size, or duration, and guarantees maximum performance without any downtime. [...]

Wilcon Provides Higher Education With Higher Speeds

By | 2017-02-16T10:36:51+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Blogs, carrier, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center, fiber, fiber optics, higher education, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , |

Higher education calls for higher speeds and today, Wilcon, the premier West Coast provider of best-in-class fiber optic and data center infrastructure, announced its deployment of a scalable fiber optic network to Soka University’s campus in Aliso Viejo, California. According to Online Colleges, up to 41% of students have three or more devices connected to the [...]

The Future of Streaming Depends on IP Services Excellence

By | 2017-02-09T09:43:27+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, c-level, community news, Connectivity, Content Delivery, Digital Television, Internet of Everything, Internet Protocols, internet traffic, IoT, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, IP-based video, IPTV, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, mobile broadband connectivity, mobile broadband data services, mobile broadband services, Open Letter Series, Point of Presence, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom video, Telecommunications, Video, Video Conferencing, Video On Demand, video streaming|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Eric Contag, President and CEO of GlobeNet In the past few years, the transition from legacy services to IP services has surged significantly within the video and entertainment industries, due to the onset of a variety of emerging technologies. Over-The-Top (OTT), Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are the newcomers that demand top-tier data transmission [...]

FirstLight Fiber and Oxford Networks Join Forces

By | 2017-01-04T11:12:13+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business collaboration, business expansion, business partnership, cloud, Connectivity, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight Fiber, M&A, managed services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber has increased its footprint with a considerable acquisition. The leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Oxford Networks, and has combined the operations of Oxford with FirstLight. This is quite significant, as FirstLight now operates 5,000 route [...]

BSO Reveals Plans for Second Phase of US Expansion

By | 2016-11-10T11:17:51+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Categories: BSO, Connectivity, Financial, Financial Exchange, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network provider, Network Solutions|

Have you heard about BSO’s U.S. expansion plan? This has been no slow, leisurely stroll through the country — more of an aggressive, determined swoop. In a matter of months, the London-based global Ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider has completed the first phase, delivering the company’s network full circle around the world, connecting all U.S. [...]

WireIE Heads to Paris and Baltimore Next Week in Hopes of Taking Home Two New Accolades

By | 2016-11-03T13:01:13+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Categories: awards, business ethernet, Canada, Connectivity, Ethernet, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , |

November 8th could prove to be a very big day for WireIE. The wholesale network operator specialized in the deployment of MEF-Certified Carrier Ethernet networks to Canada’s underserved markets has been shortlisted for the Capacity Global Carrier Awards and the 2016 MEF Excellence Awards. The award ceremonies for both will be held next week, November 8, [...]

BSO Upgrades to New State-of-the-Art Ticketing Portal

By | 2016-10-27T18:46:01+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Categories: BSO, Connectivity, Financial, Financial Exchange, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network provider, Network Solutions|

What’s more frustrating than having a troubleshooting issue? A lackluster customer service experience throughout the process, complete with slow responses and over-complications. BSO customers don’t have to worry about that, as the company prioritizes client support and is upgrading to a new state-of-the-art ticketing portal, enhancing its already high-quality customer service! The platform, named BSO Service [...]