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Vivendi buys more shares in Telecom Italia
23 Nov 2016

French media group Vivendi has renewed its stalking of Telecom Italia by announcing that it has increased its shareholding in the Italian operator to 23.15%.

HKT announces new Hong Kong subsea cable
22 Nov 2016

HKT will build a high capacity fibre cable system between Chai Wan on the island of Hong Kong and the KO Landing on the mainland, according to plans announced today.

Sparkle expands partnership with GCX
18 Nov 2016

Sparkle has expanded its partnership with Reliance Communications’ subsidiary Global Cloud Xchange after acquiring capacity on the FA-1 trans-Atlantic cable system.

GTT to buy Hibernia Networks for $590m
10 Nov 2016

GTT Communications has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hibernia Networks, the owner of terrestrial and subsea fibre assets including Hibernia Express.

The 2016 Global Carrier Awards winners are ...
08 Nov 2016

The 12th Global Carrier Awards saw more than 400 members of the community wined and dined at the Maison de la Mutualité in Paris, celebrating industry achievements over the last year.

Cloud and OTT players driving growth for routes into Canada
06 Nov 2016

Adel Bazerghi, president of BCE Nexxia, talks to Alan Burkitt-Gray about carrying traffic from international partners into Canada. Most of the population lives close to the US border, but the network has to reach the remotest points in Canada.

Huawei unveils FMC 3.0 strategy at UBBF
03 Oct 2016

Huawei has revealed its third concept for fixed-mobile convergence (FMC), bringing together IoT, WAN, DCN and Campus controllers in one solution.

FCC streamlines foreign ownership rules
03 Oct 2016

The Federal Communications Commission has adopted to new rules that will streamline the process by which foreign owners can buy US broadcast properties.

BSO launches trio of ultra-low latency trading routes
27 Jul 2016

Global Ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider BSO has today launched three new premium ultra-low latency trading routes enhancing connectivity between Chicago and key financial hubs in Moscow, Dubai and Mumbai.

Luminet and CCS to roll out London network
04 Jul 2016

Luminet and CCS have partnered to help mobile operators cope with London’s mobile data traffic growth by announcing the roll out of a small cell backhaul and enterprise network.

TEOCO launches ASSET Capacity mobile network tool
26 May 2016

TEOCO, the provider of engineering, assurance and analytics solutions to communications service providers (CSPs) worldwide, has announced the launch of ASSET Capacity, its newly rebranded network capacity planning tool.

Top team changes at Ericsson as profits fall 14%
22 Apr 2016

Ericsson, one of the world’s biggest wireless equipment vendors, responded to poor first-quarter profit expectations today by carrying out a swift corporate re-organisation. Sales fell 2.4% to $6.4 billion (52.2 billion kronor).

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

SUBSEA CABLE SPECIAL REPORT: East meets West at SubOptic 2016
08 Jan 2016

The ninth SubOptic conference will be held in Dubai in April. Alice Shelton, programme chair for SubOptic 2016 as well as technical area manager for Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, shares a preview of the key themes and issues that will be addressed throughout the event.