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Iridium to launch next 10 satellites on Sunday
22 Jun 2017

Iridium is due to launch 10 new satellites for its new fleet on Sunday. If successful, the launch with mean the company will be a quarter of the way through its programme to replace its 20-year-old fleet.

Edward Kennedy named as president and CEO of CENX
22 Jun 2017

CENX announced the appointment of Edward Kennedy as its new president and CEO. Kennedy has over 30 years of leadership experience having held executive positions at numerous telecommunications companies.

TierPoint to build second Tulsa data centre
02 Jun 2017

Data centre solutions provider TierPoint has announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art data centre in Broken Arrow, Tulsa, representing its fourth facility in Oklahoma.

LOGIX Communications to acquire Alpheus
31 May 2017

LOGIX Communications has completed definitive agreements to acquire Alpheus Communications from its current private equity owners, The Gores Group and Scott Widham, creating one of the largest metro fibre operators in Texas.

Orixcom doubles port capacity on UAE-IX
30 May 2017

Orixcom and the UAE-IX Internet Exchange, powered by DE-CIX, have today signed a deal to double Orixcom’s port capacity on the Dubai-based UAE-IX.

Year-long countdown begins for GDPR implementation
25 May 2017

The General Data Protection Rule (GDPR) is set to come into play in exactly a year, but a number of experts are warning business leaders and telcos are completely unprepared for the “game-changing” EU legislation.

European data centre colocation up 27%, says CBRE
24 May 2017

The core European colocation hubs of Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam and Paris had a strong start to the year, with 26.6MW of take-up and 38MW of new supply in Q1 2017, according to global real estate advisor, CBRE.

A big global adventure
11 May 2017

NxtVn welcomed in 2017 by launching its second data centre park, in Eemshaven in the Groningen region of the Netherlands – but its first two launches are just the beginning. The company has a whole roadmap of data centre parks planned to bring its forward-looking concept to customers of all types around the world, says founder and CEO Khaled Sedrak

NTT Com acquires international telecom licence in India
05 May 2017

NTT Communications has announced that it has acquired a virtual network operator – international long distance (VNO-ILD) licence in India through its subsidiary, NTT Communications India Network Services (NTTCINS).

Open Hub Med data centre goes live
04 May 2017

Open Hub Med (OHM), the European technological consortium, has activated a data centre to make Italy the bridge between the internet networks of Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and the rest of the world.

Cataleya secures DDCL deal under new management
04 May 2017

Cataleya has been selected by Dockland Data Centre Limited (DDCL), a Tier 2-3 modern data centre facility, to deploy its next-generation Orchid One session border controller (SBC).

Green House Data acquires Cirracore
13 Apr 2017

Cloud hosting and colocation services provider Green House Data has acquired Cirracore, an Atlanta-based infrastructure provider of enterprise-ready infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and hybrid cloud products.

NTT Com to deploy 400G optical transmission system
07 Apr 2017

NTT Communications has today announced that they will begin deploying an ultra-large-capacity, space-saving and energy-saving 400Gbps optical transmission system in data centres for network connection.

Telia Carrier launches PoP in Berlin
06 Apr 2017

Telia Carrier has added a new point of presence (PoP) to its IP backbone network, providing high-speed, low latency connectivity services in Berlin, Germany.

Batelco upgrades Salmaniya data centre
04 Apr 2017

The Kingdom of Bahrain’s Batelco has upgraded and enhanced its Salmaniya data centre facility with new enhanced services to address enterprise and global customer demand for cutting edge hosting solutions.

LINX selects Ciena for data centre interconnect
16 Mar 2017

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) has deployed Ciena’s Waveserver stackable data centre interconnect (DCI) platform, connecting its 11 points of presence (PoPS) throughout London.

Unlimited possibilities, unlimited mayhem?
07 Mar 2017

As carriers wait for cost efficiencies from SDN and NFV to appear, security professionals and vendors continue to debate the right approach to cloud-based security, writes Peter Kirwan.

Telenor sells Indian operations to Bharti Airtel
07 Mar 2017

Bharti Airtel is to buy Telenor India from its Norwegian owner for an undisclosed price, giving the combined company a total of 311 million subscribers in the country. Airtel is already the largest operator in India.

Edging closer to better connectivity
07 Mar 2017

A plethora of announcements were made at the 16th Metro Connect conference, which brought together over 540 senior representatives within the metro fibre market across the US. Jason McGee-Abe highlights some of the companies enhancing connectivity.

Telia Carrier boosts backbone with two new PoPs
21 Feb 2017

Telia Carrier has established two new points of presence (PoPs) in St. Petersburg, Russia, to bolster its network backbone in a region experiencing a surge in traffic growth and customer demand.

H5 acquires Cleveland data centre
27 Jan 2017

H5 Data Centers has expanded its 1.5 million sq ft footprint by acquiring the Cleveland Technology Center in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.

DataBank acquires C7 Data Centers
19 Jan 2017

DataBank has signed a definitive agreement to acquire data centre service provider C7 Data Centers, immediately making it a leading provider in Salt Lake City.

DE-CIX strikes MoU with Interwire
19 Jan 2017

DE-CIX has struck memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Interwire Internet Services, the owner of the Mumbai Convergence Hub, to develop interconnections in the Indian market.

Level 3 launches DDoS scrubbing centres in APAC
16 Jan 2017

Level 3 Communications has expanded its security service functionality by opening regional distributed denial of service (DDoS) mitigation scrubbing centres in Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo.

DE-CIX appoints Stephan Rohloff as new CMO
12 Jan 2017

DE-CIX, named best internet exchange at the 2016 Global Carrier Awards, has announced Stephan Rohloff has been appointed into the newly created position of chief marketing officer (CMO).

GI acquires KOMO Plaza for $276m
06 Jan 2017

Alternative asset manager GI Partners has acquired Seattle-based carrier hotel and data centre facility KOMO Plaza for $276 million.