MEF’s GEN15 Event Reaches Milestone Of 50 Service Provider & Technology Vendor Sponsors

By |2015-09-04T18:12:30-05:00September 4th, 2015|Categories: jsa blog, Metro Ethernet Forum, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

More excited news for the upcoming GEN15 event this week.  The MEF is pleased to announce that 50 companies thus far have lined up to sponsor the global GEN15 conference ( being held on 16-19 November 2015 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. AT&T is the Host Operator Sponsor for this year’s event. Newly announced [...]

DE-CIX Introduces the World’s Largest IXP Node

By |2014-10-01T11:54:21-05:00October 1st, 2014|Categories: Connectivity, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, DE-CIX, Ethernet, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, internet traffic, IP peering, low latency, peering, Peering exchange, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

DE-CIX has upgraded its flagship Apollon Internet exchange in Frankfurt with powerful new 7950 XRS-40 routing systems from Alcatel-Lucent. The XRS-40 system, created by two back-to-back XRS-20 chassis, allows DE-CIX to keep Internet exchange traffic local within the data center by aggregating more customers on a single edge router. By localizing the traffic, the amount of [...]

GlobeNet's Extension to Colombia Complete!

By |2013-12-05T13:10:29-05:00December 5th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business partnership, cable, carrier, Connectivity, fiber, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, Internet, Internet Service Providers, Latin America, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

GlobeNet announced today that it has completed the construction on its new extension to its subsea network to Colombia, which will act as an express route from Colombia’s Atlantic Coast to Miami, Florida. The build provides the lowest latency route from Colombia to Brazil and complements GlobeNet’s existing ring-protected International capacity service to Colombia. UNE, the [...]

Big News for Broadband – GlobeNet and Alcatel-Lucent extend undersea cable link to Colombia

By |2012-06-29T14:21:30-05:00June 29th, 2012|Categories: Broadband, business partnership, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, Internet, Latin America, network growth, network route, Submarine Cable Network, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

100G-capable extension will create a link with direct connectivity between Colombia and the United States, and from Colombia to Venezuela helping GlobeNet meet customer demand and expand its footprint   In response to heavy demand for broadband services between the US, Colombia, and other LATAM countries, GlobeNet, Oi's international subsidiary provider of submarine capacity, and  Alcatel-Lucent [...]

New Fiber Infrastructure Has Direct Impact on GDP Growth and Productivity

By |2012-01-31T10:52:42-05:00January 31st, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, fiber, Financial, Global Telecommunications, Internet, mobile, network congestion, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In Section 3 of the World Bank’s report on ‘The Role of Mobile Phones in Sustainable Rural Poverty Reduction’ statistics are provided on the impact mobile has on rural markets. The research in this report finds that fiber infrastructure directly relates to GDP growth, job creation, productivity, tax revenue as well as social benefits, such as [...]

GlobeNet Announces New Network Upgrade Adding 200 Gigabits of Additional Capacity

By |2010-10-26T08:34:44-05:00October 26th, 2010|Categories: Broadband, Content Delivery, Ethernet, Global Telecommunications, JS&A News, Latin America, Low-Latency Network, Marketer, Media, Portfolio - Public Relations, Streaming Media, Submarine Cable Network, Telecom, Telecommunications, Video On Demand, video streaming, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Boca Raton, FL - October 26, 2010 - GlobeNet, an international wholesale provider of submarine capacity, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Oi (Bovespa: TNLP3, TNLP4, TMAR3, TMAR5, TMAR6 and NYSE: TNE), unveils today its plans for a 200 Gbps upgrade, from 360 Gbps to 560 Gbps of total lit network capacity, in its lowest latency, [...]

PacketExchange Presents on the Fierce Telecom Webinar: Packet Optical Network Platforms a Carrier Roundtable

By |2010-07-20T08:02:44-05:00July 20th, 2010|Categories: Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The webinar, free to attend, takes place on Weds July 21st at 2pm EDT. Sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent and Fujitsu, this carrier-only round table focuses on how three service providers apply Packet Optical Network Platform devices to fit their next-gen networking needs. To set the stage, these service providers - including PacketExchange -will provide a short case [...]

Fierce Markets Webinar Series Kicks-off July 14 at 2pm

By |2010-07-13T09:01:10-05:00July 13th, 2010|Categories: cloud computing, Conferences, Ethernet, General, Global Telecommunications, IP Solutions, IP transit, JS&A News, Optical Networking, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

On July 14, 2010 at 2pm, Fierce Markets' webinar series: Packet Optical Networking Platforms, sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent kicks off with a convesation discussing the different approaches to implementing Packet Optical Networking Platforms. On board for the discussion will be Michael Kennedy of Network Strategy Partners, Ian Campbell of Arbinet and Jim Jones of Alcatel-Lucent. The free webinar takes place on July 14, 2010 at 2pm EDT / 11am PDT. To register go to: