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Mexico to establish Telecom Investment Promotion Agency
16 Mar 2016

Mexico is set to establish the Telecommunications Investment Promotion Agency, which will be responsible for the installation of the government’s proposed shared network and provision of telecommunications services.

Q&A: Mateo Ward, CEO, Neutrona Networks
16 Mar 2016

Neutrona Networks’ CEO, Mateo Ward, informs Capacity about its strategic priorities in Brazil and Mexico. Additionally, he explains what major trends he sees surfacing in the Latin American market this year and the key challenges being faced.

GlobeNet launch virtualisation service in Americas
15 Mar 2016

Globenet has announced the launch of its virtualisation service to support network expansion and enhancement by providing connection at critical Points of Presence (PoPs) in the Americas.

Q&A: Juan Revilla, CEO, Wholesale Business Unit, Telefónica
15 Mar 2016

Telefónica’s CEO of wholesale business, Juan Revilla, tells Capacity what its strategic priorities are in Latin America for 2016. Additionally, he explains what major trends he sees surfacing in the Latin American market this year and the key challenges being faced.

UAE plans new telecoms competition
02 Mar 2016

The United Arab Emirates has taken the first move to increase telecoms competition and stimulation investment in infrastructure and new services.

Epsilon selects datamena to deploy PoP
02 Mar 2016

datamena has announced that Epsilon will be adding a point of presence (PoP) to its global network connecting Europe, Asia and the US at Capacity Middle East 2016.

Saudi Telecom to deploy IoT platform
02 Mar 2016

Saudi Telecom (STC) has selected digital security provider Gemalto and Comarch, a specialist in advanced systems integration, to implement an IoT connectivity management platform.

Q&A: Alessandro Talotta, CEO, TI Sparkle
01 Mar 2016

In January, Telecom Italia Sparkle became one of the first carriers to partner with the Telecommunication Infrastructure Company of Iran (TIC) since international sanctions were lifted on the country earlier this year. The memorandum of understanding between the two operators will see TI Sparkle expand its IP backbone to Iran, as well as establish a PoP in the country. Alessandro Talotta, CEO at TI Sparkle shares his thoughts on the move.

datamena appoints vice president
01 Mar 2016

The UAE-based carrier neutral data centre and connectivity platform datamena has appointed Abou Aloula Mustafa as vice president.

Q&A: Franck Simon, managing director, France-IX
01 Mar 2016

France-IX's managing director Franck Simon tells Capacity why its peering points in Paris and Marseille serve as a crucial gateway for the Middle East. Additionally, he explains how the company plans to meet increasing demand in the region for gaming.

Q&A: Omar Altaji, CCO, Hibernia Networks
01 Mar 2016

The Middle East to North America route is expected to see an annual growth of 39% in bandwidth demand. Omar Altaji, CCO at Hibernia Networks details why Hibernia Network is well-placed to serve that demand.

Q&A: Ali Amiri, EVP, Etisalat C&WS
25 Feb 2016

Etisalat saw major growth in 2015, and in particular made headway with its SDN strategy. Capacity talks to Ali Amiri, EVP of Etisalat’s Carrier & Wholesale Services (C&WS).

Q&A: Adel Al-Daylami, chief global business officer, Batelco
25 Feb 2016

The Middle East continues to be an attractive place for multinational companies seeking potential growth. Batelco's chief global business officer, Adel Al-Daylami, shares how it plans to meet the rapid growth of bandwidth as service providers seek to provide more for less in the region. One way it has done so is through its recent global network expansion.

Q&A: Andrew Grenville, founder and CEO, Orixcom
19 Feb 2016

Andrew Grenville, founder and CEO of network and cloud platform provider Orixcom, discusses the company's increasing focus on managed services in the Middle East and why he expects the shift to cloud and managed services to gather pace in the region.

Oman to license third operator
18 Feb 2016

Omantel and Ooredoo are set to face competition as Oman’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has been instructed to start the licensing process for a new operator.

Jamaica considers mobile licence application
15 Feb 2016

Jamaica’s cabinet is presently considering an application for a mobile licence in the country, according to Phillip Paulwell, its minister of science, technology, energy and mining.

Q&A: David Geary, head of legal and regulatory, Digicel
15 Feb 2016

Digicel has stated its intention to move from a pure telecoms operator to that of a communications and entertainment provider. Capacity speaks to David Geary, its head of legal and regulatory, about its strategic priorities for 2016 as well as its ambitions in enterprise services such as cloud and M2M.

Q&A: Paul Scott, president, C&W
15 Feb 2016

C&W completed its multi-billion merger with Columbus International last year which enabled the complete integration of its subsea and terrestrial networks. Paul Scott, president of C&W, tells Capacity how it plans to build on that momentum in 2016.

Q&A: Hunter Newby, CEO, Allied Fiber
15 Feb 2016

Hunter Newby, CEO of Allied Fiber, talks to Capacity about Allied Fiber's opportunities for expansion in 2016, and the importance of developing Ethernet and internet exchange points within its colocation facilities

Q&A: Gil Santaliz, founder and managing director, NJFX
15 Feb 2016

Capacity speaks to Gil Santaliz, founder and managing director of NJFX, about its key developments within the Caribbean in the past year and how it plans to provide customers with alternative options to connect.