Category: Connectivity

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 […]

Stepping back into the Ethernet

Getting the high-speed connectivity your business needs can be a balancing act between different technologies and topologies. Most companies today have a mixture of on-premises and cloud-based solutions that make up their IT infrastructure, along with multiple locations, and possibly multiple owned-data centres. Working out the best way to meet your connectivity needs across such […]

Bridging The Digital Divide and Expanding The Network

This interview with the 5G Talent Talk podcast, hosted by Carrie Charles, was originally published by RCR Wireless News. Listen to the episode here.    I am thrilled about my guest. I always say this, and I love all my guests, but I’m especially excited because I have Staffan Göjeryd. He is the CEO of Telia Carrier. He is […]

Building Network Diversity into US Market

2020 was a record-breaking year for us in terms of network growth, with substantial global growth of 30 new Points of Presence (PoPs) around the world. While Telia Carrier has been consistently ranked the number one backbone provider with more than 65 percent of Internet routes directly connected to our network, last year we added […]

Placing Lyon on the digital world map

One of the most exciting things for us about expanding our network backbone and the services we can offer is the wider story it tells about how digital communications is changing.  On a global scale we are seeing the expectations from enterprises and consumers increase: they want access to new content and services – with […]

400G: It’s here and HUGE!

If you know anything about Telia Carrier, it is that we are always thinking about the future needs of our network and customers.  We saw significant traffic growth of more than 50% in 2020, and currently a similar trajectory for 2021.  Whilst this remains well within the capacity of our network, we are looking forward […]

The Internet routing security challenge

If asked how traffic makes its way across the Internet, most IT professionals would explain how the Internet is made up of thousands of networks that are connected, and that traffic is routed through those networks to its final destination. In its simplest form, there is nothing wrong with the description and, for many, it […]

Our plans for 2021

Whilst the world continues to address the challenges the global pandemic has created, the vaccination programmes now under way offer us all an opportunity to start looking forward.  At Telia Carrier, we’ve got lots of exciting things on the horizon for 2021, but we should also take a moment to look at what we achieved […]

Product News: 400GE Wavelengths and Client-Side Monitoring

Internet traffic continues to rapidly increase, extending the need for more bandwidth and more reliable connections. As one of the leading players on the global WDM market, Telia Carrier is relentlessly evolving our wavelengths offering to address customer needs. After years of development and testing we are now releasing 400GE, providing a dedicated, high capacity […]

CEO Blog: Five Predictions in 2021

As we prepare for 2021, what are the opportunities and challenges that are part of the aftermath of a pandemic year?

Four telecoms predictions for 2021

In an article in Capacity, our Chief Evangelist, Mattias Fridström shared what the events of 2020 will mean for the telecoms community in 2021. The original article is found here.   Four telecoms predictions for 2021 shaping the new normal The year 2020 has been a biblical one that has seen a global pandemic sweep across […]