Sparkle Buys Capacity on Flag Atlantic-1, SEA-ME-WE-5 Submarine Networks

By Lightwave Sparkle, Telecom Italia Group's international services business unit, says it will acquire what it called "significant spectrum" on the Flag Atlantic-1 (FA-1) transatlantic submarine network as well as capacity on the new SEA-ME-WE-5 undersea cable system. Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, owns and operates both systems. As part of [...]

2016-11-23T12:20:31+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Regional Outlook|

Hibernia Networks Expands Presence at Fibre Centre in Moncton, NB, Canada

Press Release Customers can now benefit from the industry leading performance and route diversity of Hibernia Networks’ full suite of Optical, Ethernet and IP services connecting through the Fibre Centre data center facility in Moncton DUBLIN, IRELAND – October 26, 2016 – Hibernia Networks, a leading provider of global, high speed telecommunications services, today announces [...]

2016-10-27T13:34:40+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Regional Outlook|

DDoS Attack Against Dyn Managed DNS

By Dyn Investigating - Starting at 11:10 UTC on October 21st-Friday 2016 we began monitoring and mitigating a DDoS attack against our Dyn Managed DNS infrastructure. Some customers may experience increased DNS query latency and delayed zone propagation during this time. Updates will be posted as information becomes available. Customers with questions or concerns are [...]

2016-10-21T09:40:55+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Regional Outlook|

Equinix Internet Exchange to Open in Finland

  Press Release Increased Internet connectivity to give Finnish businesses new ways to compete in the digital economy REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnectionand data center company, today announced it will bring the Equinix Internet Exchange™ to Helsinki, Finland, launching in Q1 2017. Equinix's [...]

2016-09-29T09:37:17+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Regional Outlook|

NJFX Expands Colocation Campus With Tier 3 by the Subsea

Press Release New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX), the first Tier 3 carrier-neutral colocation campus that intersects where subsea cables from the United States meet, announces its Tier 3 by the Subsea phase II launch. The launch marks the expansion of NJFX’s campus with the addition of its brand new 64,800-square foot colocation facility, providing unparalleled [...]

2016-09-21T09:53:39+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Regional Outlook|

Tata Communications Partners with NJFX for Colocation Services

Press Release WALL, NJ – September 15, 2016 – New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX), the first Tier 3 carrier-neutral colocation campus that intersects where subsea cables from the United States, Europe, South America and the Caribbean meet, is proud to welcome Tata Communications as the first colocation customer and diamond sponsor for its Tier 3 [...]

2016-09-16T06:53:22+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Regional Outlook|

Regulator Calls for Lower Telefonica Wholesale Tariffs

By Telecompaper Spanish communications regulator CNMC has suggested average cuts of 10-34 percent in the price incumbent operator Telefonica charges rivals for access to its high-capacity wholesale network serving mainly business users. ... The proposed reduction in access charges would also apply to eight submarine cable routes, including those connecting the Canary and Balearic Islands [...]

2016-07-22T14:40:59+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Regional Outlook|

C&W Networks Selects Cologix to Unlock Traditional Connections Between North and South America

Press Release Cologix's Data Center Is the Only Location in Jacksonville to Enable Access to All of the Subsea Cable Networks DENVER, CO and JACKSONVILLE, FL and MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Jul 21, 2016) - Cologix™, a network neutral interconnection and data center company, announced today that C&W Networks, a subsidiary of Cable & Wireless Communications, (C&W), [...]

2016-07-21T09:39:11+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Regional Outlook|

Vocus raising $650m to buy NextGen: reports

By Nick Sas, The West Australian The company that gobbled up Perth’s Amcom is continuing on its acquisition streak with reports Vocus is raising $650 million to buy communications company NextGen. The Melbourne-based firm, whcih owns multiple data centres in Perth and across the country, has long been seen as the perfect match for Vocus, which recently [...]

2016-06-28T11:27:30+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Regional Outlook|