Clearfield announced its CraftSmart® FiberFirst Pedestal, the industry’s first pedestal designed to support fiber-only deployments. Deployable in any outdoor environment, and ideal for operators looking to deploy broadband in rural markets, the pedestal delivers the most cost-effective, non-metallic enclosure in the industry, delivering a solution that exceeds industry standards for strength, reliability, and environmental concerns.
Wholesale and Capacity
Global investment firm Carlyle announced that funds managed by its Global Infrastructure platform have committed up to $1 billion to partner with Tillman Global Holdings to accelerate its investments in Tillman Infrastructure, a leading privately held cell tower platform in the United States. The explosive growth in 5G, Edge Data Centers and for 5G backhaul are all contributing factors to this market expansion.
America Movil (AM) has completed the spin-off of all telecoms towers and other associated passive infrastructure in most of the Latin American countries where it operates, with all relevant assets, liabilities and capital transferred to a new company named Sitios Latinoamerica (Sitios Latam).
WIOCC's commitment to delivering a market-leading portfolio of wholesale services, based on strategic investment in subsea and terrestrial digital infrastructure, has been further demonstrated with the arrival in South Africa, on 8 August 2022, of Google's Equiano cable.
Windstream Wholesale, has connected to its second DC BLOX data center at 433 6th St. South in Birmingham, Alabama. Windstream Wholesale is now taking orders at the location for diverse Wave Services, Ethernet Solutions, and Dedicated Internet Access.
DZS announced the ongoing success of its mission to bridge the digital divide by way of a longstanding partnership with Myakka Communications to deliver “Broadband to the Boonies” to southwest Florida. Recently recognized as the “Fastest Fiber Providers in Florida” with symmetrical gigabit available to all subscribers, this local, family-owned service provider was the first to offer high-speed broadband to Myakka City and the surrounding area, and today delivers the hyper-speed service levels needed for increasingly popular use cases like virtual meetings, gaming, telemedicine, start-ups and emerging metaverse experiences.
DE-CIX, the world’s leading neutral Internet Exchange (IX) operator, announces it has established an interconnection with LOGIX Fiber Networks (LOGIX) in Dallas. LOGIX Fiber Networks is the largest fiber network provider in Texas serving more than 3,000 enterprise buildings and nearly 100 data centers throughout the state. The NNI enables LOGIX customers to gain turnkey access to DE-CIX Dallas, fortified with extended reach, via the DE-CIX GlobePEER Remote service, to Chicago, New York, Phoenix, Richmond, and to thousands of networks connected across the US and the company’s globally interconnected platforms throughout Europe and the Middle East. The DE-CIX neutral interconnection ecosystem spans North America, Europe, the Middle East, India, and Southeast Asia.
Oak Hill Capital formed a new fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) provider, Omni Fiber ("Omni" or the "Company"), to bring to market a new option for high-speed Internet service in small and mid-sized markets in the Midwest that have historically been underserved by the large phone and cable companies.
Sparkle announces the activation of spectrum capacity on the Monet submarine cable system connecting Brazil to the United States.
Sabey Data Centers has begun construction on a new, 40-acre data center campus in Round Rock, TX. The new campus will provide up to 72-megawatt (MW) power capacity, supported by Sabey’s commitments to reliability, security, connectivity, and sustainability. In addition, Sabey’s Austin Data Center Campus will feature its latest innovations that maximize available data center space while shrinking its construction footprint with a target Ready for Service Date of Q2 2023.