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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.

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.

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.

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.

China Mobile conducts VoLTE network trial
26 Nov 2013

China Mobile has conducted a demonstration of international HD voice and video calls between China Mobile’s VoLTE trial networks in Chengdu and Hangzhou, in partnership with Huawei.

ANALYSIS: The ripple effect
26 Nov 2013

As one of the biggest M&A deals in history comes to a close, is the industry set to experience a ripple effect, causing widespread consolidation across the global marketplace?

Where east MEETS west
25 Nov 2013

It has been a big year for datamena. Since launching one of the Middle East’s first carrier-neutral hubs, the company has now set its sights on expanding connectivity into the region through a new terrestrial cable link to Europe.

DNA appoints CEO
25 Nov 2013

Finnish operator DNA has appointed Jukka Leinonen as CEO, following the departure of Riitta Tiuraniemi in August this year.

Full list of Capacity Global Carrier Awards 2013 winners
21 Nov 2013

Attended by over 340 members of the industry, the 2013 Capacity Global Carrier Awards ceremony showcased the companies that had demonstrated the greatest innovation and drive over the last 12 months to deliver successful services and products to the global marketplace.

European telecoms dividend decline continues
20 Nov 2013

European telecoms dividend pay-outs in the sector are set to fall by a sixth this year, due to continued struggles with demand and competition, according to reports released yesterday.

Belgacom CEO dismissed
19 Nov 2013

The Belgian government has dismissed Belgacom CEO, Didier Bellens, from his position, partly due to his repeated criticism of the authorities.

Friday Network News: November 15
15 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 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.

Telecom Egypt hopes for mobile licence
13 Nov 2013

Telecom Egypt has revealed a successful set of third-quarter financial results today, and expects to receive a mobile licence from the country’s government by the end of the year.

Uninor CEO resigns
08 Nov 2013

Yogesh Malik, CEO of Indian mobile operator Uninor, has resigned from his position after less than a year in the role.

Telecom Italia to sell Argentine unit
08 Nov 2013

Telecom Italia will sell its Argentinean arm, as well as a number of other assets, as part of a strategy to raise roughly €4 billion.

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.

Swisscom names new CEO
07 Nov 2013

Swisscom has named Urs Schaeppi as its new CEO, succeeding Carsten Schloter, who died in July.

Midweek Mergers: November 6
06 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.

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.

NORTH AMERICA SPECIAL: Turf war in rural Canada
06 Nov 2013

Efforts to improve connectivity in Canada’s Northwest Territories have sparked an unlikely turf war, pitting a clutch of local startups against an incumbent operator that had been enjoying a state-approved monopoly for decades.

Batelco appoints CFO
05 Nov 2013

Bahraini operator Batelco has today announced the appointment of Faisal Qamhiyah as CFO, Reuters reports.

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.

Samsung opens fourth Polish office
30 Oct 2013

Samsung Electronics has today announced the opening of its fourth office in Poland, in one of the county’s largest technology hubs, Krakow.

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.

Kazim appointed as du CFO
22 Oct 2013

UAE operator du announced today that it has selected Amer Kazim to replace Mark Shuttleworth as CFO.

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 16
16 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.

Telecom Italia CEO resigns
04 Oct 2013

Franco Bernabè has resigned from his position as CEO of Telecom Italia following a board meeting yesterday (October 3).

Friday Network News: October 4
04 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.

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.

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.

Midweek Mergers: September 18
18 Sep 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.

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.

Friday Network News: September 13
13 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.

Critics slam European telecoms reform bill
10 Sep 2013

The EU telecoms reform bill could be redrawn after critics claimed the new plans could give operators an unfair advantage, according to a senior EU Commission official.

Top 10 deals to watch
09 Sep 2013

M&A activity has been widespread in 2013, with telecoms dominating business news headlines worldwide. And there is plenty more to come.

Friday Network News: September 6
06 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.

Djibouti telecoms market
06 Sep 2013

Djibouti is a small country in a strategically important location. On land, it shares its borders with Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia. At sea, it is situated between the continents of Africa and Asia and at the crossroads of major shipping routes.

Myanmar: High opportunity, high risk
05 Sep 2013

Over 90 operators were interested in entering the Myanmar market. Just two were selected to champion a new era of connectivity for the country. But is Myanmar ready?

Jonas Bengtsson, TeliaSonera
04 Sep 2013

Jonas Bengtsson is to take over as general counsel for TeliaSonera, following Jan Henrik Ahrnell's resignation.

SDN SPECIAL: The $35 billion SDN question
03 Sep 2013

The telecoms industry agrees that Software Defined Networking (SDN) is a good thing. But network operators will need convincing before they divert capex budgets to yet another untried "bleeding edge" technology. So how can the wholesale market make money out of SDN?

TeliaSonera and PLDT sign global IP transit service agreement
04 Jul 2013

TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) has signed a global IP transit service agreement with Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT), which will enable PLDT to extend its reach throughout North America, Asia and Europe.