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Bharti Airtel’s Ajay Chitkara: Why companies should invest in India & SAARC
07 Dec 2017

Ahead of the inaugural Capacity India & SAARC event in New Delhi (7 & 8 February 2018), Capacity spoke to Ajay Chitkara, director and CEO of global voice and data business at Bharti Airtel, to find out how the carrier is helping to make India an IP hub and why companies should invest in the region.

VoIPX traffic to hit $2.1bn by year-end, reveals BICS
21 Nov 2017

A BICS study into wholesale telecoms has found that that while traditional voice is declining, VoIPX traffic is expected to increase by more than 22%, reaching $2.1 billion in value by the year's end.

Global Carrier Awards 2017 winners are...
25 Oct 2017

The 13th Global Carrier Awards saw around 400 members of the community celebrating industry achievements over the last year, with Interoute and Colt Technology Services among the big winners at this year’s event.

Bankai names new CTO
04 Sep 2017

Bankai has announced the appointment of Jay Jayasimha, as chief technology officer.

Softil launches after management buyout
03 Aug 2017

Softil Innovative Communications, which claims to be the “world’s leading provider of enabling technologies for IP communications”, has launched to roll out carrier grade solutions.

Cataleya’s Orchid One deployed by GlobalRoam
06 Jul 2017

GlobalRoam selects Cataleya’s Orchid One - Session Border Controller (SBC) to grow its voice revenue and protect against voice fraud with end-to-end intelligent network analytics.

VoLTE subscriptions to hit 3bn by 2021
09 Mar 2017

The number of subscribers using voice over LTE (VoLTE) is set to rise from 488 million last year to over three billion in 2021, according to figures from Juniper Research.

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.

25% of UK businesses unaware of ISDN switch off
14 Feb 2017

One quarter of UK businesses are unaware of the upcoming switch off of ISDN, according to a survey by TalkTalk Business, but 96% of those who have switched hosted voice or SIP trunking have seen savings.

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.

FCC votes to expand New York broadband deployment
27 Jan 2017

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has taken its first action under new chairman Ajit Pai, by voting to provide up to $170 million to expand broadband deployment in under-served rural areas of New York State.

Sprint enhances Ethernet access coverage
06 Jan 2017

Sprint has added Ethernet over copper and DOCSIS technologies to its Ethernet access coverage and increased its US IP/MPLS nodes by more than 50%.