The Arelion blog

Our thoughts and deeds. From industry trends to geeky network stuff.

Carving a path for the future

In this post, we continue our series in which we hand over the blog to one of the many great women that work at Arelion.  We’ve already seen some great pieces giving interesting perspectives on the world of work and Arelion, and this post is no different.  Today’s post is from Sumita Sharma, our Head […]

The journey to true monetization of business messaging

Although SMS A2P has been an important messaging communication channel for enterprises for over a decade, has it been monetized correctly by Mobile Network Operators (MNOs)? Can this channel be used to boost ARPU, and has it become relevant to MNO enterprise and wholesale business? According to MobileSquared research, presented during the recent Mobile Ecosystem […]

Next-generation data center connectivity

This article was originally published by DatacenterDynamics. The pattern is set – the number of data centers in the world continues to grow in order to support the expanding needs of enterprises, cloud service providers and indeed the services we all use as consumers. These data centers are taking many forms too, from tiny data […]

Doing things my way

Last month we started a new series of blogs, asking some of the many talented women that work at Arelion to share their experiences of working in the industry and any opinions and views on diversity and opportunity in the sector.  This is the second blog of the series, and today we’re publishing the thoughts […]

Anette Mullis, Arelion

Employee Spotlight: Q&A with Anette Mullis, Head of HR at Arelion

We often talk about meeting ever-increasing traffic demand and customer quality expectations within our industry. But another critical audience is our workforce and the expectations of current and future employees. How companies work and recruit new employees has been a hot topic over the past few years, fueled by remote and hybrid work due to […]

Earth-Friendly Networks, NaaS, and Fiber Frenzy

As one of the 2022 ‘ICT Visionaries’ selected by ISE Magazine, our VP Strategy Johan Ottosson will be sharing his expertise on various topics throughout the year. His first article for ISE Magazine covers earth-friendly networks, Network-as-a-Service, and the ongoing fiber frenzy. The article was originally published in the April issue found here.    Topic: […]

Women in telecoms – are there enough?

At Arelion, we like to celebrate the exceptional skills of all our staff.  In a recent internal webinar that took place as part of International Women’s Day, we learnt the great stories of some of our talented female colleagues.  Here we start a short blog series, asking the speakers at the event to share their […]

CX in the new operator world

In the new operator world, customer sensitivity to faults is rising while demand for greater transparency is growing. How can carriers improve customer experience, combining technology with a human touch?

Reflections on our recognition in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

For the third consecutive year, Arelion is proud to be recognized in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global. To be included is a rigorous process: service providers need to have a global network with coverage across Europe, North America and Asia; sell services to customers in all three regions; and offer a full portfolio […]

CEO blog: Keeping the world connected in times of crisis

At Arelion, we are all profoundly saddened and concerned about the human tragedy that is unfolding in Ukraine. Indeed, the past weeks have been the source of great anxiety and sorrow for us all, as the world faces unprecedented challenges and uncertainty. At times like these, the global Internet ecosystem, with Arelion at its core, […]

Product news: Ethernet Service Performance

At Arelion, customer care and quality of service are at the heart of what we do. We believe that trust starts with transparency, and we take great pride in sharing data and insights into our network performance, being open and honest about the services we provide. As such, we are happy to confirm that we […]

Matthew Jones Arelion

Securing cloud connectivity for IoT

We first became aware of cellular IoT connectivity by accident. After blocking illegitimate 3G signalling data traffic to our network in 2015, we got a call from a mobile operator (not a customer) complaining that we had taken down their connected car programme. Additional issues arose and soon it was clear that the hype around […]