EXA Infrastructure will provide low latency and ultra-low latency network connectivity to the London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) new colocation data center.
Wholesale and Capacity
Once complete, Topaz will run from Vancouver to the small town of Port Alberni on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, and across the Pacific Ocean to the prefectures of Mie and Ibaraki in Japan. The cable will be ready for service in 2023, not only delivering low-latency access to Search, Gmail and YouTube, Google Cloud, and other Google services, but also increasing capacity to the region for a variety of network operators in both Japan and Canada.
There is a new regional long-haul route connecting the world’s data center epicenter of Ashburn, VA, to the New York Metro area. This 300-mile route is geographically diverse from existing Lightpath routes between New York and Ashburn, VA, offering customers distinct paths to and from the regions.
NTT and Macquarie Asset Management entered into a strategic real estate partnership covering NTT’s wholesale facilities across Europe and North America.
PCCW Global has completed a significant deployment on the PEACE cable system between Marseille, Cyprus and Abu Talat. Utilizing Infinera’s ICE technology, PCCW Global now offers network operators the ability to significantly increase capacity per fiber pair on these critical Middle East and Mediterranean fiber routes.
Windstream has received all of its Rural Digital Opportunity Fund long-form authorizations from the FCC. Windstream will receive $523 million over 10 years to help bring its Kinetic fiber-to-the-home internet service to approximately 193,000 locations in 18 states.
DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator and home to the largest carrier and data center neutral interconnection ecosystem on the planet, is pleased to announce its fifth North American market, DE-CIX Phoenix, is now live. DE-CIX North America’s multi-service interconnection platform now offers connectivity from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and Southwestern (East and West) regions. DE-CIX Phoenix expands the company into new markets across the United States while enhancing gateway access between North America, South America, and Europe.
Aqua Comms, Bulk Fiber Networks, and Meta have completed the construction of the Havhingsten cable system. A fully funded project, the parties have contracted with Alcatel Submarine Networks (“ASN”) to build the subsea cable, which will bring greater connectivity in Europe and the Nordics.
Enet, Ireland’s largest open access telecoms network provider, has today completed a partnership agreement with EXA Infrastructure, the largest dedicated digital infrastructure platform connecting Europe and North America. The move will enable new high-speed datacenter to datacenter optical network connections between Dublin and datacenters in Europe and across the North Atlantic.
As rural broadband deployment accelerates this year it is important that all entities are well prepared. Clearfield introduced its FieldSmart® 96-Port PON Fiber Distribution Hub (FDH) cabinet, the latest addition to the company’s line of outside plant cabinets. With the industry’s most complete line of cabinet options, Clearfield® can help any operator take fiber to any location, in any market, and through any environment. The small size enables service providers a more efficient return on their investment (ROI) for rural areas with lower population densities.