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Internet backbone

The network of very high capacity data cables that connect the major population centers of the world and carry much of the world’s Internet traffic.
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They argued it is inappropriate for ISPs and carriers in their part of the world to bear the entire cost of international Internet backbone between the Asia-Pacific region and the U.S.
Smith's funding will get the new ISP off the ground, contracting with an Internet backbone provider and financing a $500,000 advertising and promotional ramp to its September 1 launch.
IXC Communications has introduced a coast-to-coast next-generation Internet backbone network, called Gemini2000, to carry both commercial and research community traffic at speeds up to 1,000 times faster than today's Internet....
For example, European Union regulators nixed the planned $37 billion WorldCom-MCI deal because WorldCom's Internet backbone is the world's largest and MCI's is the third largest.
(PTandT), among the companies seeking to become a new mobile player under the government's third telco initiative, is looking to spend around P7 billion to bring its internet backbone nationwide in two years.
Fremont, Calif.-based Hurricane Electric, the world's largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, has announced a new Point of Presence (PoP), in The Pixel Factory Data Center, a carrier neutral facility located at 9680 Atlee Commons Drive, Ashland, Virginia, the company said.
Fremont, Calif-based Hurricane Electric, the world's largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and colocation provider, has announced at the 2018 Channel Partners Conference and Expo that Malibu, Calif-based WTG, one of the world's largest telecom, Internet, wireless and Cloud Master Agents has joined its Channel Partner Program, the company said.
O3b Networks Limited (O3b), the developer of a new fibre quality, global Internet backbone, announced today that Global Broadband Solution (GBS) has signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract for O3b Networks Quick Start service.
According to the editors, this report "illustrates the efforts being undertaken by many developing countries to catch up with their more developed partners in the dissemination and use of ICT [information and communication technology.]" The report presents and analyzes data on ICT indicators, international Internet backbone connectivity, e- credit and e-finance, e-tourism, information security, and cybercrime.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) will pursue a plan to build its own nationwide internet backbone, a ranking official said on Monday.
Hurricane Electric, the world's largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, has announced that it is the first Internet backbone in the world to connect to over 200 unique Internet exchanges, the company said.