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by Sarah Pereau | 07 Jun 2018 Microsoft recently dropped a data center underwater off the coast of Scotland as part of Phase II of Project Natick, Microsoft’s research project for testing underwater data centers. The vessel, named the "Northern Isles Data Center," was launched from the...

by Sarah Pereau | 04 Jun 2018 ExteNet Systems recently announced an agreement to acquire Hudson Fiber Networks (HFN). ExteNet Systems, a leading owner and operator of distributed networks, will expand their high-capacity fiber network in New York and New Jersey through the agreement to Hudson Fiber Networks. This...

by Sarah Pereau | 23 May 2018 Canada Rogers Communications will partner with Ericsson to launch 5G trials in Ottawa and Toronto. Rogers has previously demonstrated 5G through virtual reality experiences to demonstrate how 5G can provide real-time responsiveness. According to RCR Wireless, “the governments of Canada,...

by Sarah Pereau | 17 May 2018 The Monet Submarine Cable System, delivering more than 64 Tbps capacity to users, is now live and fully operational as of May 13, 2018. The Monet submarine system is owned and operated by Algar Telecom, Angola Cables, Antel, and Google. It...

by Sarah Pereau | 11 May 2018 Valarm, Esri, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner with StormSense, a “flood prediction project” that aims to enhance preparation and response to the impact of coastal flooding. StormSense, currently active in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia, is led by Dr. Jon Loftis, an...

by Sarah Pereau | 01 May 2018 Charter Communications recently revealed plans to offer mobile services by mid-2018 through a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) agreement with Verizon. By offering a mobile service, Charter hopes to attract new customers in addition to offering cable bundle packages. Thomas Rutledge,...

by Sarah Pereau | 23 Apr 2018 AT&T has launched their 5G Evolution technology in 117 new markets across the U.S. AT&T's 5G Evolution "delivers theoretical peak speeds up to 400 Mbps.” The technology is already live in several major cities, delivering speeds twice as fast as...

by Sarah Pereau | 18 Apr 2018 Assured Communications Advisors International (ACA International) has confirmed plans to invest $52 million into building a new data center in Virginia. ACA International, an international telecommunications network consultancy firm, plans on building the new facility by late 2019. The facility...

GeoTel Communications, LLC recently invested in the Orlando Economic Partnership, which is dedicated to enhancing Central Florida's global reach. GeoTel Communications is proud to invest in an organization whose initiatives are dedicated to our great community and creating an environment where businesses can thrive. ...

by Sarah Pereau | 11 Apr 2018 New York City will be a wireless testbed, home to a research platform deployed by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance wireless technologies beyond current capabilities. Many major wireless carriers have already made plans to roll out 5G services...