Sunil Tagare's Personal Views on the Telecom Industry

Industry watch on the telecom industry focusing on submarine cables, peering, bandwidth, data centers and technology

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Why I Am No Longer Building The Freedom Cable and Cable Barato

    Since I had publicly announced the Freedom Cable (US to Asia) and Cable Barato (US to Latin America), I want to get a closure on those two deals.  I am officially announcing that I am no longer pursuingaaa...


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Pacnet: Time For The Vultures To Start Circling Around?

    Rumor on the street is that Pacnet is months away from running out of cash.  And the street is fearing the worst.   Of course, being a private company with funding from deep-pocketed financiers, it is impossible toaaa...


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Microsoft Has Not Learnt From History

  I have a term-sheet framed on my wall signed by Bill Gates and Masayoshi-san of Softbank to invest in Project Oxygen.   One of these days, I will write a book on how the super-crafty Gary Winnick convinced Billaaa...


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Microsoft To Invest In It’s First Submarine Cable Build

    Finally the giant is awake. After years of anticipation, and after Satya Nadella took over as the new CEO of Microsoft, it is now ready to invest in submarine cables.   Both Microsoft and Facebook will most likelyaaa...


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How Can Prime Minister Modi Make India The Leader of the Global Submarine Cable Industry

  America has been the leader of the submarine cable industry since the start of the Internet industry.  Consequently, it offers the lowest IP Transit rates and hosts the Internet root servers which make it the global hub for telecomaaa...


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Close Your Eyes And Invest In India

  Unless you have been sleeping under a rock, by now you know that Narendra Modi won the Indian elections by a landslide and will be India’s next CEO – Prime Minister.   The next five years will transform India likeaaa...


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Submarine Cable Business and Cloud Business Are Similar

    Even though the submarine cable industry and the cloud industry are so far apart in terms of technology, culture and financing, they are astonishingly similar when it comes to the business models.   In the submarine cable industry,aaa...


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Which Idiot Would Compete With Amazon AWS And Google?

    The latest fashion of the month is to launch a Cloud services company.  Many carriers are rushing head over heels to start their Cloud division.  And it is fair to say that almost every carrier in the worldaaa...


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Millions Of Dollars Worth Of Leads On BuySellBandwidth

    Slowly, but surely, BuySellBandwidth has been gaining popularity especially with enterprise customers and carriers who value our expertise in sourcing bandwidth at reasonable prices from carriers around the world.   As we speak, we have more than aaaa...


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And Now, Low Latency Networks For Advertising Exchanges

    Up until now, low latency was a mandatory requirement for the financial services industry especially the high frequency traders. And as everyone knows, these trading companies are willing to pay a massive premium to get the lowest latencyaaa...


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