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Iran: Latest Nation to Host Critical Global Internet Infrastructure

September 28, 2015 • As crippling economic sanctions are poised to be lifted by the United States, Iran is starting...

Routing Leak briefly takes down Google

March 12, 2015 • This morning, users of Google around the world were unable to access...

Internet for the Next 3 Billion

January 13, 2015 • Last month, I traveled to Doha, Qatar to participate in the ITU’s...

What’s Next for Cuba?

December 18, 2014 • Nearly two years ago, we broke the story about the activation of the first submarine cable...

Use Protection if Peering Promiscuously

November 12, 2014 • Last week, I wrote a blog post discussing the dangers of BGP routing leaks between peers,...

Chinese Routing Errors Redirect Russian Traffic

November 6, 2014 • In recent weeks, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a plan to enact measures to...

Why Far-Flung Parts of the Internet Broke Today

September 18, 2014 • VolumeDrive is a Pennsylvania-based hosting company that uses Cogent...

Sprint, Windstream: Latest ISPs to hijack foreign networks

September 12, 2014 • Last year my colleague Jim Cowie broke a story about routing hijacks that resulted in Internet...

Internet Touches Half Million Routes: Outages Possible Next Week

August 13, 2014 • There was minor consternation in Internet engineering circles today, as the...

No turning back: Russia activates Crimean cable

July 31, 2014 • The Crimean peninsula depends critically on the Ukrainian mainland for...

Serving the Global Consumer: Learning from WhatsApp

March 18, 2014 •   The $19B WhatsApp acquisition brings Facebook what they desperately...

Syria, Venezuela, Ukraine: Internet Under Fire

February 26, 2014 • photo by curiouslee on Flickr Renesys is headed to RightsCon next week, to...

Submarine Cables Add Resilience But Paths Still Matter

October 16, 2013 • Last month, I had the honor of opening the second day of the Submarine Networks...

Why Internet Paths Matter: Performance

October 9, 2013 • Remember the Information Superhighway? It’s what some folks used to call...

Tension in Turkey

June 1, 2013 • We’ve been asked all day to comment on the potential for Internet...

Gulf States Turn to Iran, Russia for Internet

April 22, 2013 •   Sometimes, it takes a real disaster to create something genuinely new....