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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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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Now 3 Cables Fight For Palau Landing

  Palau is one of those unfortunate countries that has not been able to attract a single submarine cable so far.  But now, on the surface it seems like things are looking up.  Three planned submarine cables are fighting withaaa...


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When A Submarine Cable Vendor Goes Rogue

    You can tell that times are tough in the submarine cable industry when one of the vendors becomes paranoid and starts acting weird.   A case in point was about a decade ago when Tyco (now TE Subcom) decided toaaa...


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Should All Carriers Become Cloud Service Providers?

    Reliance Globalcom has decided to go all in by renaming the company as Global Cloud Exchange. There is no going back now.  Is this the future for all the carriers? Or is this a unique situation for Reliance Globalcom?aaa...


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Google And Facebook Faceoff To Build Global Networks With Amazing Technologies

    There is massive competition going on between Google and Facebook to create new technologies to control the global network of the future — and to circumvent the carriers of the world.   Google started the fight when itaaa...


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What Can The Industry Learn From Happy Zhang?

    Happy Zhang was a true leader. When the industry was stumbling, she took on a very important leadership role and single-handedly saved the industry from disaster.  She oversaw the largest expansion of China in the submarine cable industry.aaa...


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USA Loses Control of ICANN

    The United States announced last week that it will relinquish control over ICANN by September 2015.  While this has been a demand of several countries over years, the US was quite firm on not losing control over theaaa...


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Is TE Subcom Up For Sale?

    Rumors have started circling around in the industry that TE Subcom may be up for sale. This is similar to the rumors circling around last year that Alcatel-Lucent was looking to get rid of its submarine cable unit.aaa...


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Reliance Globalcomm Gets A New Wedding Dress

    After five years of unsuccessfully trying to sell itself or even list itself on an exchange, Reliance Globalcomm is now rebranding itself as Global Cloud Exchange.  So is this old wine in a new bottle or is theaaa...


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Mystery Surrounds Level 3 Cable To Colombia

    When I first read the Level 3 press release, I thought they were building a new submarine cable to Colombia on the West Coast of the Americas.  That is certainly the first impression anyone would get reading theaaa...


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