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  1. Int’l Roundup: Level 3, Orange, Rosenergoatom, Superloop

    As we in the US head for the gym to work off the Thanksgiving feast, here is a quick look at news from overseas where turkey isn't a thing:... [visit site to read more]
  2. Colo M&A: VIRTUS Moves Into Infinity Slough

    Yesterday saw a small item of data center M&A over on the other side of the Atlantic.  VIRTUS Data Centres has announced the purchase of the company that owns and operates the Slough Data Centre of Infinity SDC Limited.  ... [visit site to read more]
  3. Windstream Lights Its Way to Miami

    Windstream Lights Its Way to MiamiWindstream's longhaul expansion continued this week with a new route in the southeast. According to an announcement today, they have rolled out the Miami leg of their Infinera-powered 500G core network. Two weeks ago, they did the same thing out to Denver.... [visit site to read more]
  4. Zayo to Invade Canada, Acquire Allstream

    Zayo to Invade Canada, Acquire AllstreamIn a surprise Thanksgiving-week deal, Zayo has announced that it has entered into an agreement to buy Allstream from MTS.  The purchase will take Zayo into the Canadian bandwidth market at one fell swoop. ... [visit site to read more]
  5. Cloud M&A: ViaWest to Buy INetU

    Yesterday while I was travelling, we had a bit of cloud M&A to look at. ViaWest has announced an agreement to buy INetU from BV Investment Partners.... [visit site to read more]
  6. BroadSoft Acquires Its Way Into Japan’s UC Market

    The VoIP world saw a bit of inorganic action this morning across the Pacific.  BroadSoft is acquiring PBXL, a provider of cloud communications to the Japanese business market.... [visit site to read more]
  7. The Shifting Sands of Infrastructure Ownership

    When history looks back on the last 20 years of telecom with dispassionate eyes, I think perhaps the trend that will be most visible is the vast shift in who owns (or wants to own) the physical infrastructure on which communications happen. Look at how different things seem to be evolving.... [visit site to […]
  8. Who Might Buy Verizon’s Enterprise Assets?

    On Friday, Reuters put out an article citing sources that Verizon is looking to sell off its enterprise assets. Specifically, that would mean both the cloud/data center stuff and the global networking business it has run since buying MCI Worldcom. If such a sale actually were to happen, it would be one of the biggest […]
  9. TNCI, Impact to Merge

    In addition to the two network M&As this week, yesterday we saw some more consolidation in the VoIP/UC world.  TNCI and Impact Telecom have announced a definitive agreement to merge.... [visit site to read more]