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Telia Carrier has extended its partnership with MDC Data Centers (Formerly McAllen Data Center) launching a new Point of Presence (PoP) at MDC’s El Paso facility. The new PoP in El Paso provides scalable multi-terabit capacity and connectivity, enhancing the local availability of high-speed IP Transit, Cloud Connect, Ethernet and IPX services for operators, content providers and enterprises alike.
Read more: Telia Carrier Enhances Network in El Paso

Telia Carrier announced today the launch of a new Point-of-Presence at Telxius’ interconnection rich Derio Communications Hub located near Bilbao, Spain. The agreement enhances Telia Carrier’s fiber backbone and connectivity for customers seeking gateway access to a completely new and diverse path from the Americas to Europe with low latency and high capacity between the two continents.
Read more: Telia Carrier and Telxius Expand Global Connectivity form Europe to USA

When APTelecom was founded back in 2009, their very first piece of business was a 10Gb subsea circuit from Jakarta to Singapore. A simplistic arbitrage lease deal which created an opportunity for them to enter the submarine cable consulting market on their own terms. That deal was quickly followed by a succession of similar deals. In parallel, given that their core competency is capacity sales, both pre RFS and in-service systems, APTelecom quickly established a niche for itself in the pre-sales and post sales market for system developers and have been delivering pre-sales for clients ever since.  At one point they even had a voice business and was fairly successfully (800 overseas termination) yet eventually divested this in early 2013 to focus on the growth of data movement sales.

Read more: From 2.5Gb to Fiber Sales, Data Centers, and Beyond

FiberLight completed a  recapitalization, including $325 million in financing, with clients of Guggenheim Investments, the global asset management and investment advisory division of Guggenheim Partners. With this strong backing, FiberLight will further strengthen its lit and dark fiber network solutions and service excellence, ensuring its current and potential customers benefit from diverse connectivity services that suit an evolving digital landscape.

Read more: FiberLight Completes Refinancing

Aligned completed a $1 billion senior secured credit facility that is the first U.S. data center sustainability-linked financing. The facility is one of the largest private debt raises in data center history, consisting of a $650 million term loan, a $100 million delayed draw term loan and a $250 million revolving credit facility. Aligned engaged TD Securities as the administrative and collateral agent; Goldman Sachs Lending Partners LLC as the syndication agent; and ING Capital LLC as the sustainability structuring agent. TD Securities, Goldman Sachs Bank USA, Citizens Bank, N.A., Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch, and Nomura Securities International, Inc. served as joint bookrunners and joint lead arrangers for the facility.

Read more: Aligned Closes $1 Billion Data Center Credit Facility

ADTRAN announced that TEC, a prominent provider of residential and business services for rural communities in Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi, is the first to bring 10G services across the mid-south region. TEC is leveraging ADTRAN’s award-winning Total Access 5000 (TA5000) fiber access platform to deliver robust multi-gigabit services to hospitals, schools, universities and municipalities to enable any person, company or group to fully engage, learn and thrive in a Gigabit Economy.

Read more: TEC Takes 10G Pole Position Across Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi

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