Erick Contag

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. [...]

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 [...]

GlobeNet’s 100Gbps Wavelengths from the US and Brazil Keep Data Flowing between Continents

By | 2016-05-09T15:34:20+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Categories: 100G, Connectivity, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, JSA Clients, Latin America, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Wavelengths|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

GlobeNet revealed its new 100Gbps wavelength services, available between the US and South America, today at ITW 2016. The point-to-point, bi-directional connectivity service utilizes the latest in DWDM technology and provides customers with reliable, high-speed connectivity from New York and Miami in the US to major data centers in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in [...]

The Race to Connect 588 Million

By | 2015-03-30T12:02:38+00:00 March 30th, 2015|Categories: 100G, architecture, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Big Data connectivity, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, c-level, cable, carrier, Connectivity, Content Delivery, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, Internet, internet traffic, Latin America, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, mobile broadband connectivity, network operators, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Latin America’s demand for bandwidth has exploded, which should come as no surprise since it's home to the fastest growing population of Internet users. The region is expected to have 394 million users by 2017, however meeting this demand in today’s economic and political climates can be tricky. Country to country routes require providers to navigate [...]

Bem-Vindo ao Brasil! GlobeNet’s Newest Office in Brazil Features PoP Enabling Direct Connectivity to U.S.

By | 2015-03-10T14:23:53+00:00 February 6th, 2015|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband infrastructure, cable, carrier, carrier ethernet, Connectivity, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, Internet, Internet Service Providers, Latin America, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network provider, Point of Presence, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

GlobeNet unveiled its newest office location in Rio de Janeiro at a customer event held this week. Rio de Janeiro is a key city for GlobeNet, which leverages its regional expertise to connect carriers and service providers to Brazil. The office is located in the heart of the city in Rio’s RB1 and is not only [...]

Telecom Exchange East Announces CEO Roundtable Participants

By | 2014-05-08T09:24:11+00:00 May 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 [...]

GlobeNet Kicks Off the Fall with a Bang by Earning Two Award Wins in Two Weeks

By | 2013-10-03T10:00:13+00:00 October 3rd, 2013|Categories: awards, c-level, cable, carrier, Connectivity, fiber, Global Telecommunications, Latin America, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network provider, network route, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Tech Awards, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

GlobeNet is off to a running start this fall with two notable award wins announced in the past two weeks. GlobeNet’s Chief Operating Officer, Erick Contag was recently honored as a Global Telecoms Business Power100 2013 award recipient. This honor marks the third consecutive year that Mr. Contag has been named to the GTB Power 100, [...]

Happy 10-Year Anniversary, GlobeNet!

By | 2013-08-06T12:55:58+00:00 August 6th, 2013|Categories: carrier, Financial, Financial Exchange, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network growth, network provider, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

GlobeNet, an international wholesale provider of submarine capacity, is celebrating 10 years of delivering world-class, high performance International data communication services to global carriers and service providers. As an in-region expert throughout the Americas including managing and operating networks reaching Brazil, Bermuda, Colombia, the United States, and Venezuela, GlobeNet offers high capacity transport and IP services [...]

GlobeNet Opens Another Ultra Fast Network Route into LATAM

By | 2013-05-13T11:59:05+00:00 May 13th, 2013|Categories: broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, cable, Data Center, data center expansion, data network services, interconnection, Internet, internet traffic, IP Solutions, IP transit, Latin America, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network growth, network provider, network route, technology trends, Telecom, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , |

GlobeNet announced today it has opened the fastest US – Brazil IP Traffic Route.  As an extension of its over 22,5000 kilometer subsea network, GlobeNet’s new route connects into Equinix’s MI3 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center in Boca Raton, Florida and Equinix’s SP2 facility in São Paulo, Brazil. This new connectivity allows network service providers [...]

It’s a Wrap! GlobeNet Completes Construction on New High Capacity Subsea Cable System

By | 2013-04-22T10:22:11+00:00 April 22nd, 2013|Categories: carrier, carrier ethernet, Ethernet, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, Latin America, network growth, network route, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Segment 5 Replacement Links Bermuda and the United States  Congratulations to GlobeNet, an international wholesale provider of submarine capacity, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oi. The company announced today it has completed construction on its new high capacity subsea cable system (Segment 5). Linking Bermuda and the United States, the new subsea cable system has [...]

GlobeNet Participates at Capacity North America 2011

By | 2011-10-26T09:06:38+00:00 October 26th, 2011|Categories: Conferences, Content Delivery, economy, Ethernet, Events, Global Telecommunications, IP transit, Low-Latency Network, Meetings, mobile, Submarine Cable Network, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications, Transatlantic Cable, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

GlobeNet is participating at Capacity North America, on October 26th-27th in Toronto. Erick Contag, Chief Operating Officer of GlobeNet, will speak on a panel discussing International Connectivity, particularly linking North America to new growth markets in Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The panel will take place at 2 PM on October 26th. GlobeNet [...]

GlobeNet’s Erick Contag Receives the Global Telecoms Business Power 100 Award

By | 2011-10-19T13:15:53+00:00 October 19th, 2011|Categories: awards, Broadband, carrier, dark fiber, enterprise, Ethernet, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , |

Erick Contag, COO of GlobeNet, was awarded the Global Telecoms Business Power 100 Award. The GTB 100 Award is an honor bestowed upon the most powerful 100 executives in the telecoms industry and is featured in Global Telecoms Business’ September/October issue. Under Mr. Contag’s lead, GlobeNet has become the first submarine cable provider to offer carrier [...]

GlobeNet's COO Participates on PTC'11 Panel

By | 2010-12-22T16:04:41+00:00 December 22nd, 2010|Categories: Global Telecommunications, Latin America, Submarine Cable Network, technology trends, Telecommunications, Web 2.0, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , |

Even though its wintertime, telecom folks are thinking about blue skies and warm temperatures in sunny Hawaii with the upcoming PTC'11 conference. Hosted by the Pacific Telecommunications Council, PTC'11 will welcome telecom executives and experts from all over the world January 16 -19, 2011 in Honolulu. As one of the leading technology events, PTC'11 offers industry perspectives and [...]