Bjarni Thorvardarson

Telecom Thought Leaders Talk Challenges of 2015 and Predictions for 2016 on Next JSA Virtual Roundtable

By |2015-12-16T15:34:56-04:00December 16th, 2015|Categories: bandwidth, big data, Broadband, business collaboration, business expansion, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, c-level, carrier, cloud, Connectivity, content delivery network, Financial, Global Telecommunications, Internet, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA TV, network equipment, Network Solutions, Optical Transport, SDN, Software Defined Networking, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom interview, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What better way to kick-off the new year? We invite you to join us for the next installment of the JSA TV CEO Virtual Roundtable series, entitled, 'The Big Growth Companies of 2015 and Predictions for 2016', to be webcasted live on Friday, January 8 at 11:30 AM ET. So plan to grab a morning cup [...]

Ahead of the Pack: Hibernia Express Links New York to London in 58.95 Milliseconds

By |2015-09-24T13:34:53-04:00September 24th, 2015|Categories: 100G, architecture, cable, carrier, cloud, Connectivity, Content Delivery, Design, engineering, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, high frequency traders, Internet, JSA Clients, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network growth, network operators, Streaming Media, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hibernia Networks’ Hibernia Express cable is not only transporting customer traffic across the Atlantic, it is doing so faster than any other transatlantic cable from New York to London. Hibernia today announced that the new submarine cable has an actual tested latency better than 58.95ms from LD4 in Slough, England to NY4 in Secaucus, New Jersey. [...]

Hibernia Express Has Arrived! The First New Transatlantic Cable in Over a Decade is Ready for Service

By |2015-09-15T13:38:28-04:00September 15th, 2015|Categories: 100G, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Big Data connectivity, cable, cloud computing, Connectivity, Content Delivery, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Financial, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, high frequency traders, High Speed Internet, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, JSA Clients, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network growth, network provider, network route, New York, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hibernia Networks’ highly anticipated Hibernia Express, the first new transatlantic cable in over a decade, is officially ready for service. The 4,600km, ultra low latency submarine cable connects Halifax, Nova Scotia to Slough, England and Cork, Ireland, delivering fast, high-performance global network services. These services directly address the ever-growing demand for bandwidth, which TeleGeography has projected [...]

Hibernia Express Opens Doors for Ireland

By |2015-08-12T16:22:02-04:00August 12th, 2015|Categories: 100G, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, high frequency traders, High Speed Internet, Network, network growth, network route, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hibernia Networks’ Hibernia Express cable made landfall in Cork, Ireland earlier this week, ushering in the final phase of the submarine cable build of over 4,600km. The low latency route connecting Halifax, Nova Scotia to London, England and Cork, Ireland will be ready for service in September 2015 and will have a significant impact on Ireland’s [...]

Hibernia Networks and TrueSpeed Team Up to Bring Ultrafast Broadband to Somerset and Wiltshire, UK

By |2015-05-12T16:49:31-04:00May 12th, 2015|Categories: architecture, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business partnership, cable, Connectivity, fiber network, High Speed Internet, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, Internet, low latency, Low-Latency Network, metro market, network provider, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Hibernia Networks and TrueSpeed today announced a partnership, which will bring ultrafast broadband to Somerset and Wiltshire, UK. The partnership grants TrueSpeed access to the high specification ducting being laid across the region for the new Hibernia Express submarine cable system build. The system will provide a high capacity, low latency fiber path between New York [...]

Hibernia Networks’ Cable Allows Microsoft Customers to Connect Anywhere at Anytime

By |2015-05-11T10:44:54-04:00May 11th, 2015|Categories: 100G, architecture, Big Data connectivity, business partnership, cable, cloud, Connectivity, Content Delivery, Data Center Connectivity, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network provider, network route, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Transatlantic Cable, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Microsoft has selected Hibernia Networks for connectivity between Halifax, Canada; Ballinspittle, Ireland and Brean, UK. Hibernia’s Express cable will not only support Microsoft’s backbone, but will also connect several of Microsoft’s data centers via metro and long haul fibers. The partnership will better enable Microsoft’s customers to connect anywhere, at anytime and on any device, which [...]

Omar Altaji Joins Hibernia Networks as Chief Commercial Officer

By |2015-01-05T13:32:00-04:00January 5th, 2015|Categories: appointments, c-level, fiber, fiber network, Global Telecommunications, hiring news, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network provider, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Transatlantic Cable, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hibernia Networks today announced that Omar Altaji, an industry veteran with over 28 years of telecommunications experience, has joined the company as its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Mr. Altaji will lead the company’s commercial strategy, accelerating revenue growth and ensuring its integrated commercial success.   Mr. Altaji’s background is deeply rooted in the telecom industry, [...]

Telecom Exchange East Announces CEO Roundtable Participants

By |2014-05-08T09:24:11-04:00May 8th, 2014|Categories: Events, Financial Exchange, JS&A News, JSA Clients, JSA Events, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom industry vlog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Telecom Exchange (TEX) announces the CEO Roundtable participants and topics for JSA’s Telecom Exchange East 2014 taking place on June 25th at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.  TEX is the premier industry networking event designed to increase delegates’ event ROI by offering face-to-face meetings in a neutral, exhibit hall environment. This year’s Telecom Exchange will include four 1-hour [...]

Hibernia Networks Acquires Atrato IP Networks

By |2013-08-29T17:31:12-04:00August 29th, 2013|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, business acquisition, carrier, carrier ethernet, data network services, Ethernet, European Service Provider, General, Global Telecommunications, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, Technology, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hibernia Networks announced this afternoon its acquisition of Atrato IP Networks. Atrato, based in The Netherlands, provides IP transit, remote IX and managed services with points of presence across 15 countries and is connected to over 30 Internet exchanges. With this acquisition, Hibernia not only expands its network reach and breadth of services but it also gives [...]

Hibernia Expands Its High Capacity Services in Europe

By |2013-08-20T08:59:16-04:00August 20th, 2013|Categories: Applications, Asia Pacific, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, carrier, carrier ethernet, cloud, cloud computing, Content, Data Center Connectivity, data center expansion, data network services, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, European Service Provider, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, internet security, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, network equipment, network growth, network provider, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Demand for high performance capacity is spurring carriers worldwide to augment existing networks and branch out into new regions. Global users want instant access to bandwidth intensive applications, content and information so carriers and service providers are constantly deploying the infrastructure to support it.  Hibernia Networks provides wholesale and high capacity services that offer very robust [...]

Telecom Exchange Announces CEO Roundtable Topics and Participants

By |2013-05-28T17:44:11-04:00May 28th, 2013|Categories: JS&A News, telecom conference, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA), together with RCR Wireless News, a leading wireless and mobile news organization providing industry insights, jobs, proprietary databases and original online video programming, announces the all-star roster for the three CEO Roundtables taking place on June 26th at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan!  Telecom Exchange (TEX) is the premier bi-annual industry networking event designed to increase [...]

Hibernia Networks Celebrates Over a Decade of 'Firsts'

By |2013-05-13T10:45:56-04:00May 13th, 2013|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, cable, carrier, Ethernet, Events, General, global expansion, Internet, internet traffic, IP transit, Low-Latency Network, network growth, network provider, network route, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecommunications, Transatlantic Cable, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Announcing its 10-year anniversary as a high capacity network provider, Hibernia Networks celebrates its major milestones at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2013.  Hibernia has many notable ‘firsts’ and accomplishments including completion of the first 100 Gbps transatlantic trial on cable from Nova Scotia to England, and the first company to offer native 40 Gbps across the Atlantic [...]

Second Panel at Metro Connect 2013 Explores Financial and Strategic Analysis of M&A and Consolidation

By |2013-02-20T17:41:39-04:00February 20th, 2013|Categories: TNN on the Road|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Bjarni Thorvardarson, CEO of Hibernia Networks, kicked off the second panel discussion today at Metro Connect 2013.  The topic of the panel was Financial and Strategy Analysis of M&A and Consolidation in 2013 and Predictions for 2013.  Bjarni was joined on the panel by Gillis Cashman of M/C Partners, George Morgan of Ridgemont Equity Partners, and Steven Soraparu of [...]

Touching Down in Toronto for Capacity North America 2012

By |2012-10-23T21:15:42-04:00October 23rd, 2012|Categories: Events, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, TNN on the Road|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Efficiency and innovation are two topics that are carrying through Day 1 here at Capacity North America in Toronto. JSA clients have had a strong presence on the morning panels, with Zayo up first discussing the M&A Landscape. Next up was a panel that featured the CEO’s of Allied Fiber and Hibernia Atlantic speaking on the topic of Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity. [...]

Live Coverage of Keynote Discussion at Metro Connect USA 2012

By |2012-02-28T17:32:03-04:00February 28th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, colocation, Conferences, Content Delivery, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, Events, fiber, Financial, Internet, mobile, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Kicking off Metro Connect USA 2012 today, Hunter Newby, CEO of Allied Fiber, moderated the Keynote Panel this morning. Top panelists included Bjarni Thorvardarson, CEO of Hibernia Atlantic, Mike Sicoli, CEO of Sidera Networks, Timothy Horan, Managing Director, Communications Services at Oppenheimer & Co., and Paul Hobby, Managing Principal of Genesis Park, LP. The panel focused on financial [...]

Hibernia Atlantic CEO to Speak at Metro Connect USA 2012

By |2012-02-20T09:44:24-04:00February 20th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, Conferences, Content Delivery, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, Events, fiber, Financial, Internet, Meetings, mobile, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications, Transatlantic Cable, Wholesale Carrier, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Bjarni Thorvardarson, CEO of Hibernia Atlantic will speak at Metro Connect USA 2012 taking place February 28-29 in Miami, FL. Bjarni will speak during the Executive Keynote panel at 9:00am on Tuesday, February 28 titled “Financial and Strategic Predictions for the M&A Landscape in 2012.” This panel will examine the trends in the metro markets around [...]