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Aqua Comms Reports on the State-of-the-Business and Future of Wholesale Submarine Cable

November 2017

Aqua Comms Reports on the State-of-the-Business and Future of Wholesale Submarine Cable

interview with Nigel Bayliff

Neutral submarine cable providers have brought a welcome sea change to global communications.  A leading provider gives an in-depth report on the successes, benefits, and future direction of the wholeale submarine business.

Epsilon Pioneers a Global, Portal-Driven, Wholesale Ecosystem that Partners can White Label as Their Own

October 2017

Epsilon Pioneers a Global, Portal-Driven, Wholesale Ecosystem that Partners can White Label as Their Own

interview with Carl Roberts

A global wholesaler explains the key role of its white-label-enabling partner portal, its on-the-fly connectivity platform, and its expansion goals in the US market.

How Meshed Fiber, City Projects, and Co-opetition are Powering the Future of New York’s Metro Network

September 2017

How Meshed Fiber, City Projects, and Co-opetition are Powering the Future of New York’s Metro Network

interview with Walter Cannon

An inside look at New York City’s metro fiber scene.  Learn about: antenna problems; crazy construction costs; a city-wide Wi-Fi rollout; “co-opetition” among carriers; and the desperate need for a meshed fiber network for future  mobile/data build-outs.

Bankai’s Wholesale Twist: We Don‘t Sell Routes to India; We Sell India Vodafone, Reliance, Airtel and Tata

June 2017

Bankai’s Wholesale Twist: We Don‘t Sell Routes to India; We Sell India Vodafone, Reliance, Airtel and Tata

interview with Bankim Brahmbhatt

A leading wholesaler explains: forces shaping international wholesale; smaller operators/OTTs challenges; a way to direct connect with Tier 1 retailers; value-added services; and easing cashflow/credit issues to spur wholesale deals.

Cloud Player Evolve IP: Using a Layered Defense to Control Fraud & Security Threats

March 2017

Cloud Player Evolve IP: Using a Layered Defense to Control Fraud & Security Threats

interview with Peter Eisengrein

Pushing a broad IT/telecom service portfolio, a cloud play provider explains its layered-defense fraud control strategy that merges IP platform, commercial software, and in-house development.

Innovation in NYC/NJ Metro Connectivity: Easing the Pain of Doing Business with E-Commerce

March 2017

Innovation in NYC/NJ Metro Connectivity: Easing the Pain of Doing Business with E-Commerce

interview with Vincenzo Clemente & Ray La Chance

Two fiber providers serving NY/NJ Metro have joined forces to cross connect with each other.  The service is configured on-line and features transparent pricing, credit-card ordering, pre-provisioned facilities, and flexible bandwidth.

Wholesaler Mid-Atlantic Broadband Lights Up Economic Development in Southern Virginia

December 2016

Wholesaler Mid-Atlantic Broadband Lights Up Economic Development in Southern Virginia

interview with Dave Keller

Middle-mile players can fill a big gap in enabling low-cost data centers and driving “new economy” business.  An expert explains the challenges and opportunities in this pivotal operator biz.

Iristel Champions Wholesale Innovation: Africa to the Arctic, Satellite to CLEC, MVNO to M2M

November 2016

Iristel Champions Wholesale Innovation: Africa to the Arctic, Satellite to CLEC, MVNO to M2M

interview with Samer Bishay

By nature, methodical and cautious, telecoms need experienced partners to help them explore new frontiers.  The CEO of an Canadian wholesaler explains how he helps operators deliver innovation.

Connecting High-Bandwidth Core Networks to Emerging Markets in the Middle East & Asia Pacific

October 2015

Connecting High-Bandwidth Core Networks to Emerging Markets in the Middle East & Asia Pacific

interview with Michael Ourabah

The CEO of a boutique global Ethernet carrier explains the challenges of designing and building resilient networks that reach emerging markets from Dubai and Johannesburg to Hong Kong and Istanbul.

Delivering Service Assurance Excellence at a Reduced Operating Cost

September 2015

Delivering Service Assurance Excellence at a Reduced Operating Cost

interview with Gregg Hara

The great diversity and complexity of today’s networks make service assurance a big challenge.  But advances in off-the-shelf software now permit the configuring and visualizing of services across multiple technologies on a modest operating budget.

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