Financial

View stories from
Rwanda launches $30m ICT fund
21 Jun 2018

The Government of Rwanda has launched a new $30 million (RWF25.4bn) ‘National Research and Innovation Fund’ aimed at boosting the country’s ICT sector.

Exclusive: ITW 2019 confirmed for 23-26 June
15 Jun 2018

International Telecoms Week (ITW), the leading annual meeting for the global wholesale telecoms industry, has confirmed the event taking place in Atlanta next year will be held on 23-26 June.

Capacity's 20 Innovators to Watch 2018 Nomination Form
31 May 2018

Who are really the minds behind the leading innovation in the wholesale carrier market? We want nominations from our readers, from the industry at large, from those who supply the industry and those who use it. Don’t just nominate someone from your team. Think creatively: who is really the most innovative in 2018?

A1 rebrands Bulgarian unit Mtel
24 May 2018

The A1 Telekom Austria Group’s Bulgarian subsidiary has rebranded as A1 Bulgaria, continuing an alignment of the Austrian telco's brand strategy across its footprint.

STC appoints Al Nasser as acting CEO
28 Feb 2018

Saudi Telecom Company has appointed Nasser Bin Sulaiman Al Nasser as acting CEO of the company, replacing Khaled Bin Hussain Biyari, who has been appointed as assistant minister of defence for executive affairs by the Saudi government.

Equinix acquires Infomart Dallas hub for $800m
15 Feb 2018

Equinix has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Infomart Dallas, including its operations and tenants, from ASB Real Estate Investments, in an $800 million debt and cash transaction.

Paraguay raises $84m in 700MHz spectrum auction
08 Jan 2018

Millicom's Tigo unit, America Móvil’s Claro and Personal’s Nucleo were the mobile operator winners in Paraguay’s 700MHz spectrum auction, which raised around $84 million.

M&A data centre deals topped $20bn in 2017
03 Jan 2018

The total value of significant data centre-orientated M&A deals that closed in 2017 surged to $20 billion, almost doubling the figure from 2016, according to new data from Synergy Research Group.