Packets Down Range #26:Cologix, broadband money, acquisitions

Packets Down Range #26:Cologix, broadband money, acquisitions

Welcome to Packets Down Range (PDR) where we aggregate some of the weekly news from the Data Center, Transport, Backbone, Internet Service Provider (ISP), and related tech topics. If you want to submit your company news or become a sponsor, reach out.

Data Center News

•ESnet launches new Cloud Connect Service.ESnet Launches Cloud Connect Service to Support Scientific and Enterprise Workloads 

•A look inside Equinix Ny5. More of a sales piece but has some interesting tidbits.

Cologix data hall at 511 carrier hotel in Minnesota.

ISP News

•Surf Internet acquires MiSignal.MiSignal is an eastern Michigan high-speed, fiber-optic internet service provider offering symmetrical gigabit internet speeds to residential and commercial customers. 

•Vyve Broadband acquires Oklahoma-based Community Cable & Broadband. Talks about rolling out DOCSIS 4.0.

•Geolinks talks nationwide expansion.

•Great Plains Communications Awarded $11M From Nebraska Capital Projects Fund

Charter adds 77,000 subscribers but loses TV & Voice. Cord cutting is alive and well so far.

Element8 invests in Wisper ISP

Watch Communications announces expansion plans using Tarana.

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Tech Topics

•Cloudflares BGP origin Hijack detection

Capturing large amounts of packets in Linux

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Podcasts & Events
New England Peering Forum is coming up on September 22,2023

Mountain Connect 2023 Start August 7th

WISPAPalooza in October

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