North America telecoms industry news and events

Metro Connect USA 2019
The must-attend event for the US metro market

Event info

Featured Story


Bluebird Network expands fibre network into Weldon Spring

Bluebird Network, a telco based in the Midwest, has completed a new fibre build in Weldon Spring, Missouri.

24 May 2019 | Natalie Bannerman



America enters 5G race

06 May 2019 | Natalie Bannerman


Edge computing will revolutionise mobile gaming

15 February 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe


5G – still a long way to go

15 February 2019 | Natalie Bannerman

Forthcoming Events

Event cover

Communications Infrastructure Summit 2019

26 June 2019
Atlanta, United States

Event cover

Capacity North America 2019

04-05 September 2019
Denver, United States

Event cover
Subsea Connect

Subsea Americas 2019

03-04 December 2019
Washington DC, United States



Connecting the Nordics – A snapshot of upcoming subsea cable projects

The world at large is beginning to wake up to the opportunities of the Nordics with innovative projects and new deployments popping up in the region on a regular basis. Back in February Nordavind Data Center Sites announced a new subsea cable called Celtic Norse connecting Norway to Ireland. In addition, Bulk Infrastructure caught the attention of AWS and entered into an agreement for capacity on the HAVFRUE cable and data centre in Denmark, while Aqua Comms pushes ahead with the development of its portion of HAVFRUE called America Europe Connect-2 (AEC-2). What information will the webinar provide? 1.Progress reports from three major infrastructure providers in the region 2.Discussions around key investment opportunities in the Nordics 3.Insights into the growing ecosystem to optimise new subsea networks Speakers • Moderator: Natalie Bannerman, Reporter, Capacity Media • Nigel Bayliff, CEO of Aqua Comms Nigel Bayliff joined Aqua Comms in October 2016, having previously provided consultancy services to global telecoms companies through SIN Medida Limited, a consultancy business he established in 2008 to capitalize on his experience over 25 years of senior technical, operational and executive roles in the global telecommunications industry. • Jon Gravråk, CEO of Bulk Infrastructure AS • Erling Aronsveen, CEO of Celtic Norse AS CEO for Celtic Norse AS, connecting Norway to the Europe and US datacentre markets through a 2000km submarine fiber system from Killala, Ireland to Oysanden, Norway, has been main effort since June 2018.

24 May 2019 | Natalie Bannerman, Capacity | Nigel Bayliff, Aqua Comms | Jon Gravråk, Bulk Infrastucture | Erling Aronsveen, Celtic Norse


FREE WEBINAR: Ready, Set, SD-WAN: Winning the Readiness and Operations Game

24 April 2019 | Angelique Medina, Director, Product Marketing, THOUSANDEYES


FREE WEBINAR: Best Practices for Protection Against DDoS Attacks

27 March 2019 | Darren Grabowski, Network Security Team Manager, Global IP Network, NTT Communications


Atlanta - the new home of ITW

22 February 2019 |