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04 September 2012
Brought to you in collaboration with TeleGeography's Global Bandwidth Research Service.
Prices for wholesale IP transit services continued to decline
globally over the last few years.
TeleGeography has identified that GigE ports declined at a
compounded annual rate of 34% in London, 28% in New York, 26%
in Hong Kong and 20% in São Paulo between Q2 2009 and Q2
Although prices have declined globally, significant geographic
differences remain. TeleGeography notes that the median GigE
price in Hong Kong has remained 2.7 to 5.1 times the price of a
GigE port in London over the past three years.
Similarly, the price of a GigE port in São Paulo has
remained between 5.2 and 8.2 times the price of a comparable
port in New York.
Bandwidth pricing continued to decline in 2012.
TeleGeography indicates that new subsea cable construction and
An examination of global market price changes.
Liquid Telecom has today revealed a partnership with NTT Communications for the delivery of IP transit services to support growing bandwidth demands across Africa.
Cloud provider GTT has partnered with BICS to use its pan-European network 2.0 to increase the level of performance and reliability of its network.
Global carriers and enterprises are seeking higher-quality routes, introducing exchanges and enhancing hubbing services to accommodate the growing interest in application-to-person (A2P) SMS. Making more effective use of their partnerships and seizing control of traffic on their networks to optimise revenue could be key to making the most of this market.
On the back of today’s announcement from NTT Communications, Capacity caught up NTT Europe’s VP of product strategy Len Padilla to learn more about the service.
The Latin American region has seen its international internet capacity increase four fold in the last five years to reach 14.6Tbps, according to data from research group TeleGeography.