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Mexico to bolster cable-TV market competition
19 Dec 2013

Mexico’s telecom watchdog the Federal Telecommunications Institute (has announced a revision of the program for the up-coming auction of two national television networks.

GTS delivers network services to LUKOIL
19 Dec 2013

GTS Central Europe has signed a contract with oil and gas company LUKOIL, which will see the telecoms provider deliver network services to LUKOIL’s facilities in Poland.

Frontier to acquire AT&T Connecticut operations
18 Dec 2013

The second largest operator in the US, AT&T, has announced the sale of its local exchange operations in Connecticut to regional operator Frontier Communications for $2 billion in cash.

TeliaSonera to adopt new operating model
16 Dec 2013

Nordic operator TeliaSonera has announced a change to its operating model, in a bid to increase customer focus through a clearer governance structure.

Copper theft leaves London disconnected
13 Dec 2013

Thousands of Sky broadband users in London, UK, have been knocked offline after copper cables were cut on UK incumbent BT’s infrastructure.

Friday Network News: December 13
13 Dec 2013

Capacity brings you the latest network news. If you have network developments you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

Vodafone Ireland launches 4G
11 Dec 2013

Vodafone Ireland has announced the launch of 4G services in six cities and 31 towns across the country.

Vodacom Nigeria launches SaaS
11 Dec 2013

Vodacom Business Nigeria has launched its software as a service (SaaS) system, enabling businesses in the country to maintain their communication efficiently and cost-effectively.

AT&T plans to extend fibre-optic network roll-out
11 Dec 2013

US telco AT&T is reportedly planning to extend the roll-out of its high-speed fibre-optic broadband service to additional cities in the US, following its launch in Austin, Texas, according to CEO Randall Stephenson.

ONO considers IPO in Spain
10 Dec 2013

Spanish cable operator ONO is reportedly considering an IPO for some of its shares for the first half of 2014, with the move expected to speed up consolidation in the Spanish telecoms market.

INNOVATION BUSINESS BRIEFING 2013: Bigger, Better, Faster, More
06 Dec 2013

What might life be like for network providers in the 2020’s? With only two US presidential elections, seven Super Bowls and 12 total solar eclipses to go before we find out, Richard Irving asks where innovation is taking the wholesale sector.

Friday Network News: December 6
06 Dec 2013

Capacity brings you the latest network news. If you have network developments you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

ANALYSIS: The missed QoS bullseye
05 Dec 2013

With Vodafone named and shamed by Ofcom for not hitting its 3G targets, how accessible are reports for quality of service (QoS) standards across the industry? Capacity investigates.

Three scraps roaming charges in the US
05 Dec 2013

UK operator Three is to stop charging its customers extra for using their mobile phones in the US, as part of a bid to end roaming fees in other countries across the world.

Chema Alonso, Eleven Paths: The security guru
03 Dec 2013

A former poster boy for the hacking community, Chema Alonso is bringing his huge expertise on security to the telecoms community. Capacity catches up with the CEO and founder of Eleven Paths.

Orange sticks to planned price increase for 4G
03 Dec 2013

Orange has said it will maintain plans to raise prices for superfast 4G mobile in February, despite rival operator Iliad stating it will offer the same 4G service speeds to customers without a hike in the cost.

H3G sees growth following Orange merger
29 Nov 2013

Hutchison Whampoa’s Austrian subsidiary H3G has won customers at a faster rate after merging with Orange Austria, which it acquired at the start of 2013.

Friday Network News: November 29
29 Nov 2013

Capacity brings you the latest network news. If you have network developments you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

Midweek Mergers: November 27
27 Nov 2013

Capacity brings you the latest mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale arena. If you have any deals you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

Midweek Mergers: November 13
13 Nov 2013

Capacity brings you the latest mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale arena. If you have any deals you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

Liberty Global may acquire US pay-TV service
12 Nov 2013

European cable operator Liberty Global is in talks with US chipmaker Intel to acquire its online pay-TV service, three people close to the situation told Bloomberg today.

Friday Network News: November 8
08 Nov 2013

Capacity brings you the latest network news. If you have network developments you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

Pakistan telecoms market
06 Nov 2013

Pakistan is located at the crossroads of south Asia, central Asia, China and the Middle East. Bordering Afghanistan, China, India and Iran, as well as the Arabian Sea to the south, it represents the fulcrum of a regional market with a vast population, large and diverse resources, and untapped potential for trade.

Safaricom delays M-Pesa upgrade
06 Nov 2013

Kenyan operator Safaricom today announced that the enhancement of its M-Pesa mobile payment platform has been pushed back to 2015.

Orange France and SFR sued over 4G speeds
06 Nov 2013

French consumer group UFC Que Choisir told reporters today that it had filed a legal complaint against mobile operators Orange France and SFR, over their 4G marketing claims.

EE launches UK LTE-A pilot
05 Nov 2013

EE announced today that it has launched a pilot phase for the UK’s first LTE-Advanced network.

BlackBerry abandons sale
05 Nov 2013

BlackBerry has called off its sale plans and yesterday announced that its CEO, Thorsten Heins, would be stepping down.

IPSec: Securing LTE longevity
04 Nov 2013

Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) is a technology protocol suite designed to secure IP communications, through authentication or encryption of the IP packet in a communication session.

The EU single market: Will 28 become one?
30 Oct 2013

Operators hold opposing views to Neelie Kroes' plans to create a European single market, but are the commissioner's proposals really the answer to the continent's problems? Kavit Majithia investigates.

Midweek Mergers: October 30
30 Oct 2013

Capacity brings you the latest mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale arena. If you have any deals you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

Telenor CEO to chair GSMA
28 Oct 2013

Jon Frederik Baksaas, president and CEO at Norway’s Telenor, has been elected to serve as chairman of the GSMA, the company revealed today.

Africa's gold mine: Mobile money
28 Oct 2013

Mobile money has become a well-established revenue driver for carriers across Africa. Laura Hedges speaks to the key players in this thriving marketplace to find out why, and where it is heading next.

LIME delivers cloud storage to Jamaican ministry
24 Oct 2013

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), operating as LIME in Jamaica, is to deliver cloud-based services to the country’s ministry of science, technology, energy and mining (MSTEM).

Midweek Mergers: October 23
23 Oct 2013

Capacity brings you the latest mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale arena. If you have any deals you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

EE’s Q3 results boosted by 4G
22 Oct 2013

British mobile operator EE has added half a million customers to its 4G service in the third financial quarter of this year, Reuters reports.

Samara Hammond, AMREF UK Q&A: Mobilising Africa’s CHWs
21 Oct 2013

AMREF is in the pilot phase of its mobile health training programme in Kenya, Africa. Samara Hammond, CEO of AMREF’s UK branch talks to Capacity about the huge impact of mobile health services in the region.

SoftBank to acquire Brightstar
21 Oct 2013

Japanese operator SoftBank has agreed to purchase a majority stake in private US cellphone company Brightstar.

Ziggo reports Q3 profit decline
18 Oct 2013

Dutch cable provider Ziggo said it has recorded a decline in third-quarter core profits, despite winning a significant number of customers during the period.

Friday Network News: October 18
18 Oct 2013

Capacity brings you the latest network news. If you have network developments you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

Midweek Mergers: October 2
02 Oct 2013

Capacity brings you the latest mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale arena. If you have any deals you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

EdgeCast partners with Vodien
01 Oct 2013

EdgeCast Networks has partnered with Singapore-based cloud provider Vodien to improve its content services delivery platform.

Friday Network News: September 27
27 Sep 2013

Capacity brings you the latest network news. If you have network developments you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

Volta launches London data centre
25 Sep 2013

UK-based Volta Data Centres will officially launch its first central London data centre in Great Sutton Street today.

FRAUD & SECURITY BUSINESS BRIEFING 2013: Buyer beware?
23 Sep 2013

It is an oft-quoted truism among fraud investigators that in order to stop a crook, you must first stop the flow of money. In the case of the global wholesale telecoms market, this is much easier said than done.

FRAUD & SECURITY BUSINESS BRIEFING 2013: The definitive guide to fraud types
16 Sep 2013

There are an estimated 400 different types of fraud permeating the wholesale telecoms markets. As schemes become more sophisticated and the crooks harder to catch, carriers are increasingly finding themselves outmanoeuvred and footing the bill. Here Capacity identifies the types of fraud they are up against.