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82% of carriers eye DDoS protection opportunity
26 May 2017

A study into distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks has found that 82% of services providers see a “clear business opportunity” in providing premium DDoS protection services to their customers.

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.

HGC and Telenor in IPX deal for Europe and Asia
19 May 2017

Hutchison Global Communications (HGC) and Telenor have signed an IPX-peering agreement, with the aim of enabling mobile operators and carriers served by the two to exchange IP traffic.

Telefónica selects Nuage Networks for next-gen SD-WAN services
10 May 2017

Nuage Networks, the Nokia venture focused on software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, has today announced a partnership with Telefónica Group that will deliver automated end-to-end services leveraging next-generation cloud technology to thousands of global enterprises.

Seaborn and Spread Networks in Seabras-1 partnership
09 May 2017

Seaborn Networks and Spread Networks have signed a partnership which will see the latter become the exclusive channel partner for sales to the financial vertical on Seabras-1, Brazil’s first dedicated ultra-low latency subsea route, between New Jersey and São Paulo.

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).

Orange to provide mobile roaming for Telecom Egypt
24 Apr 2017

Orange Egypt is to provide rival operator Telecom Egypt with national roaming services for 2G, 3G and 4G. But Telecom Egypt is also building its own mobile network under a licence granted in August 2016.

Interoute, ShoreTel in UC partnership
10 Apr 2017

Interoute and ShoreTel have teamed up to serve international markets with ShoreTel ConnectTM unified communications (UC) solutions deployed on Interoute’s enterprise digital platform with SIP trunking.

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.

BT to offer customers encryption service for data
10 Mar 2017

BT is to offer transparent encryption to its customers in 180 countries, in order to protect corporate information and critical data – including big data – that is held in the cloud and elsewhere.

European Union cuts roaming rates
07 Mar 2017

From June this year wholesale roaming rates are set to be capped across all of the European Union. We look at how this will affect wholesale service and prices.

Turkcell selects TEOCO’s HELIX 9.0 to upgrade network
01 Mar 2017

Turkcell is set to use TEOCO’s HELIX 9.0 unified service assurance suite to reduce costs and increase the efficiency of its multi-vendor network, which is being upgraded to a next-generation cross-domain hybrid network architecture.

Metaswitch sets VoLTE sights with OpenCloud acquisition
17 Feb 2017

Metaswitch has acquired OpenCloud, telecoms software innovator OpenCloud, enabling the cloud communications provider to further accelerate mobile virtualisation and offer pure-play software VoLTE solution.

Snapchat signs $1bn cloud deal with AWS
10 Feb 2017

Snapchat has struck a deal with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer redundancy for its messaging platform, at the cost of $1 billion over the next five years.

Uganda Telecom, Airtel resolve interconnection dispute
06 Feb 2017

Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) and Airtel have resolved an interconnection agreement over accumulated debts, which would have seen customers from either company unable to make calls to one another from 3 February.

Saudi telecom spending to hit $36.8bn in 2017
26 Jan 2017

Abdulaziz Salem Al-Ruwais, governor of the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) in Saudi Arabia, has reportedly said spending on the Kingdom’s telecom sector should grow to SR138 billion ($36.8bn) this year.

Trump names Ajit Pai as FCC chairman
24 Jan 2017

President Donald Trump has named Republican Ajit Pai as the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), after previous chair Tom Wheeler stepped down.

Ezentis wins €100m Telefónica contract in Peru
04 Jan 2017

Spanish network services firm Ezentis has signed a four-year contract worth €100 million with Telefónica Peru for the maintenance, operation and construction of the fixed and mobile network.