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LOGIX Communications to acquire Alpheus
31 May 2017
LOGIX Communications has completed definitive agreements to acquire Alpheus Communications from its current private equity owners, The Gores Group and Scott Widham, creating one of the largest metro fibre operators in Texas.
NJFX launches Market PoP portal
31 May 2017
New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) has launched a new virtual community portal offering best of breed connectivity and service options to the carrier community.
82% of carriers eye DDoS protection opportunity
26 May 2017
A study into distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks has found that 82% of services providers see a “clear business opportunity” in providing premium DDoS protection services to their customers.
SACS on course for 2018 completion
26 May 2017
Angola Cables has revealed that it’s South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), which is the first subsea cable that will directly connect Africa and Latin America, is on track for completion next year.
European data centre colocation up 27%, says CBRE
24 May 2017
The core European colocation hubs of Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam and Paris had a strong start to the year, with 26.6MW of take-up and 38MW of new supply in Q1 2017, according to global real estate advisor, CBRE.
Megaport appoints Belle Lajoie as CCO
22 May 2017
Megaport has today announced that Belle Lajoie, a founding member of Megaport and previously executive vice president of Asia-Pacific at the company, has been appointed to the position of chief commercial officer.
Seaborn and Spread Networks in Seabras-1 partnership
09 May 2017
Seaborn Networks and Spread Networks have signed a partnership which will see the latter become the exclusive channel partner for sales to the financial vertical on Seabras-1, Brazil’s first dedicated ultra-low latency subsea route, between New Jersey and São Paulo.
Prysmian wins $300m Verizon optical cable deal
08 May 2017
Prysmian Group has been awarded a three-year $300 million optical cable supply contract from Verizon Communications, which will see the Group supply more than 17 million fibre km of ribbon and loose tube cables.
MEF introduces Third Network certification framework
03 May 2017
MEF today introduces the Third Network professional certification framework to help accelerate the worldwide transition to on-demand Third Network services that provide user-directed control over service capabilities.