The Arelion blog

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

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: Earth-Friendly […]

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 […]

The changing economics of the Internet of the future

This article was originally published by Light Reading.   For many years, the telecom industry has been touting solutions that promote the new “Internet of the Future.” While no one could have predicted a global pandemic and its impact on the telecom market, a small handful of operators were already quietly building and planning their […]

Dirty data: reducing the Internet carbon footprint

More and more organizations realize the importance of sustainability and integrating sustainability into their business strategy. From a business perspective, sustainability is defined as doing business without negatively impacting the environment, community, or society as a whole. Organizations are making the shift to be more sustainable, in part, due to consumer demand. Consumers are becoming […]

CX, ITIL and farming – Bernd Hesse has got your back

In this, the last of our ‘meet the team’ blogs in 2021, we meet Bernd Hesse, a business service manager from our CX service management team, based in Frankfurt, Germany.  Bernd has been with Telia Carrier for over 20 years and seen a huge amount of innovation and change in terms of what our customers […]

Enhanced DDoS visibility for faster mitigation

DDoS attacks continue to plague the industry, with increased activities reported by all major providers. We are not seeing this trend changing any time soon and continue to witness an increase in threat and sophisticated extortion attacks (read more in our DDoS Threat Landscape Report 2021). With this increased activity, it is natural that customers […]