Istanbul will be home to DE-CIX’s newest Internet exchange

By |2015-05-11T10:17:25-04:00May 11th, 2015|Categories: architecture, carrier-neutral, Connectivity, DE-CIX, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, low latency, Middle East, peering, Peering exchange, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

DE-CIX has announced that it will open a new Internet exchange in Istanbul, Turkey. The exchange will provide a neutral interconnection and peering point for ISPs from Turkey, Iran, the Caucasus region and the Middle East. This announcement marks the third exchange that DE-CIX is building on the Mediterranean, having announced new exchanges in Palermo, Italy [...]

Lightower to Merge with Sidera Networks

By |2012-12-27T19:08:37-04:00December 27th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business acquisition, c-level, colocation, Commercial Real Estate Technology, content delivery network, Data Center, fiber, Financial, Financial Exchange, Government, healthcare, high frequency traders, higher education, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, interconnection, Internet, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Solutions, IP transit, IP-based video, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks and Sidera Networks announce they have signed a definitive agreement for a transaction valued at over $2 billion led by Berkshire Partners, a Boston-based investment firm, and management, to acquire and merge both companies. Current Lightower CEO, Rob Shanahan, will lead the new combined company, which will be called Lightower.The merger is expected to close in the second quarter of [...]

Amerimar Enterprises Acquires 1102 Grand Avenue in Kansas City

By |2012-10-23T12:03:01-04:00October 23rd, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, business acquisition, business partnership, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, fiber, Financial, interconnection, Internet, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Amerimar Enterprises has acquired 1102 Grand Avenue, a fiber-rich building located in Downtown Kansas City. With many of the building’s occupants specializing in telecom, Amerimar Enterprises is partnering with telecom industry veteran, Hunter Newby to own and operate the Property.  The 26-story, 194,000-square-foot property was originally developed in 1931 as an office building. The property has [...]

Zayo Expands Agent Sales Channel Offering

By |2012-08-30T12:05:35-04:00August 30th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, carrier, channel partners, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, interconnection, Internet, network growth, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo announces the expansion of products offered through the Agent sales channel to include colocation and interconnect services provided by zColo, its carrier-neutral colocation and interconnect focused business.  Through its acquisition of AboveNet, Zayo gained a prominent position in the Agent community with the addition of its Channel program. The addition of zColo’s products and services [...]

Inteliquent Rebrands; Celebrates by Signing HD Voice Interconnect with Broadvox!

By |2012-02-28T07:59:53-04:00February 28th, 2012|Categories: Ethernet, Global Telecommunications, HD Voice, IP Solutions, IP transit, Telecom, Telecommunications, unified communications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Turns Up Commercial HD Voice Interconnect Solution for Broadvox... After making a major rebrand announcement, Inteliquent rolled up its sleeves and went right back to work. Here’s the latest… Inteliquent announced today that it is implementing its commercial HD Voice Interconnect solution for Broadvox. Inteliquent's HD Voice service is a High Definition wideband voice interconnection solution for [...]

MEF Introduces Carrier Ethernet 2.0

By |2012-02-24T13:29:09-04:00February 24th, 2012|Categories: Applications, carrier, content delivery network, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, Internet, managed services, Metro Ethernet Exchange, mobile, network congestion, network growth, Telco 2.0, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This article was originally posted by ConvergeDigest. The Metro Ethernet Forum introduced a set of "Carrier Ethernet 2.0" specifications aimed at revolutionizing the efficiency and usability of Ethernet service delivery through the addition of three standardized features: Multi-class-of-service (Multi-CoS), Interconnect and Manageability. Carrier Ethernet 2.0 is defined by its ability to deliver differentiated applications over interconnected, [...]