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Global Carrier Awards 2017 winners are...
25 Oct 2017
The 13th Global Carrier Awards saw around 400 members of the community celebrating industry achievements over the last year, with Interoute and Colt Technology Services among the big winners at this year’s event.
FCC certifies Padtec subsea equipment
25 Oct 2017
The US telecoms regulator has approved Padtec’s submarine line terminal equipment, including its transponder for ultra-long distances.
Netflix to spend $8bn on content in 2018
17 Oct 2017
As part of its third-quarter earnings report, Netflix released a letter to its shareholders announcing its intention to invest $7-$8 billion on content in 2018.
Transform-X to acquire DragonWave
13 Oct 2017
DragonWave, a global supplier of packet microwave radio systems for mobile and access networks, will be acquired by Transform-X.
$34bn CenturyLink-Level 3 merger cleared by US Justice Department
03 Oct 2017
The US Department of Justice has agreed to clear CenturyLink’s pending acquisition of Level 3 Communications, subject to conditions outlined in a consent decree, including court approval of certain provisions, and other customary closing conditions.
VR and AR device shipments to hit 99m by 2021
02 Oct 2017
The number of virtual reality and augmented reality devices sold will hit almost 99 million in 2021, increasing pressure on wholesale providers to boost networks capable of dealing with more content.