Cogent Communications has made strident progress in driving large ISPs and broadband providers in the United States and Europe to upgrade their last mile ports to support traffic from its customers going to consumers, but the service provider says there's still plenty of work to do.
Cogent Communications may not be exactly where it wants with its NetCentric service business, which sells service to large over the top providers like Netflix and Amazon, but as it makes progress in getting last mile providers to upgrade their infrastructure that connects to the internet, revenues will continue to rise, its CEO says.
Cogent Communications is suing Deutsche Telekom, claiming that DT violated the terms of its contract with the Internet transit provider. Filed in U.S. federal court in Virginia, Cogent claims that DT has allegedly congested the Internet connections Cogent's content provider customers use to deliver services to their customers in Germany.
CenturyLink has signed a new long-term bilateral interconnection agreement with Cogent Communications, marking the latest in a string of pacts made between the top telcos and Internet transit providers whose clients include content providers like Netflix.
Cogent Communications has signed an agreement to extend its network into nine vXchnge data centers, deepening its reach in a number of key U.S. cities on the East and West Coast.
Time Warner Cable has signed a long-term bilateral interconnection deal with Cogent Communications that will allow the two to exchange traffic. The two companies issued a statement confirming the deal.
Ernie Ortega, Cogent's chief revenue officer and VP of global sales, will leave the company, reportedly over a disagreement with CEO Dave Schaeffer related to strategy and compensation for part of the provider's sales force.
AT&T and GTT Communications have signed a long-term interconnection for their IP networks, marking the latest agreement the telco has made with a competitive carrier in the wake of the new net neutrality rules.
With approval of the $49 billion merger of AT&T and DirecTV nearing, executives for Dish Network and Cogent Communications reportedly met with FCC officials last week and asked them to impose restrictions on the combined operation as it relates to online video.
Level 3 has signed a new bilateral IP interconnection network agreement with AT&T, one of the latest pacts the competitive provider has made with a Tier 1 U.S. telco.