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BICS launches Local SMS Firewall
18 Jul 2018

BICS has launched a fully-managed end-to-end solution which allows operators protect and optimise their SMS traffic and revenues.

EETT approves €118 million Vodafone-Cyta deal
06 Jul 2018

The Hellenic Telecommunications & Post Commission - Ethniki Epitropi Tilepikoinonion kai Tachydromeion (EETT) has greenlit Vodafone Greece’s acquisition of Cyta Hellas with a total enterprise value of €118 million.

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.

NBTC launches spectrum reshuffle option
15 Jun 2018

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has permitted the winners of the upcoming spectrum auction to swap with other operators in 1800MHz slots.

Digicel rolls out $3m LTE network in Anguilla
11 Jun 2018

Pan-Caribbean operator Digicel has launched its 4G LTE network on the island of Anguilla to meet the growing demands for improved wireless and broadband connectivity.

EE to launch 5G trial in October
06 Jun 2018

EE, the UK mobile operator owned by BT Group, has announced plans to launch the UK’s first live 5G trial network by the end of October, 2018.

Idea Cellular closes tower sale for $595m
01 Jun 2018

Idea Cellular has closed the sale of its tower portfolio to American Tower Corp in a deal worth $595 million as it prepares to complete its merger with Vodafone India.

Intelsat expands partnership with Myanmar
01 Jun 2018

Intelsat has struck a partnership with the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) of Myanmar to deploy wireless communications infrastructure in the Asian country.

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?

HGC and Anam deploy SMS firewall for A2P
21 May 2018

HGC Global Communications has teamed with SMS firewall vendor Anam Technologies to deploy an SMS firewall and application-to-peer (A2P) gateway for Vietnamobile.

Cloud is the new normal
06 May 2018

As one of the market leaders in cloud technology, Ian Massingham, chief EMEA evangelist at AWS, speaks to Natalie Bannerman about the trends driving cloud consumption and his thoughts on the future of infrastructure providers

Sparkle launches signalling security suite
03 May 2018

Sparkle has partnered with security and network protection firm Positive Technologies to launch a new and full suite of security services for signalling connectivity.

RCS is bringing sexy back
01 May 2018

Vodafone Carrier Services CEO Brian Fitzpatrick talks about the carrier's messaging strategy

Josh Snowhorn leaves CyrusOne
23 Apr 2018

Josh Snowhorn, vice president and general manager of interconnection at CyrusOne, has resigned to join new company EdgeMicro.

Vodacom surpasses 80% coverage on 4G
20 Apr 2018

Vodacom, the South African Vodafone subsidiary, has become the first African mobile network to exceed 80% population coverage on 4G.

Orange launches new SMS Protect product
12 Apr 2018

Orange International Carriers has partnered with Anam to launch a new SMS product aimed at helping partners secure their network against fraud and bypass.

UK's 5G spectrum auction raises £1.4bn
05 Apr 2018

UK mobile operators have splashed out more than £1.4 billion on 5G spectrum as regulator Ofcom unveiled the results of its latest spectrum auction.

Mist: The end of mediocre Wifi
29 Mar 2018

Mist, the AI-driven wireless enterprise, talks to Capacity about its next-gen wifi and disruptive location-based services.

Argentina set to launch $800m 4G spectrum auction
19 Mar 2018

Argentina is looking to raise around $800 million with an auction of 90MHz of 4G spectrum, with the likes of Telecom Argentina, Telefonica and Claro all expressing interest, according to reports.

Ofcom unveils date for UK's 5G spectrum auction
13 Mar 2018

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom will open bidding for spectrum bands seen as key to 5G deployments a week today, with six firms set to compete for the 2.3GHz band and 3.4GHz band licences.

ZTE releases its RCS MaaP 2.0 solution
02 Mar 2018

ZTE has unveiled its RCS Messaging-as-a-Platform (Maap) 2.0 solution and displayed end-to-end services to help operators foster a new ecosystem in the AI industry.

Unitas Global acquires Solinea
09 Feb 2018

Unitas Global, the hybrid cloud solutions provider, has acquired cloud adoption specialists Solinea for an undisclosed amount.

TRAI aims for $100bn of communication investment by 2022
08 Feb 2018

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) would like to attract $100 billion of investment in the country’s communication sector by 2022, it has revealed amongst its National Telecom Policy 2018 proposals.

Telstra launches 5G Innovation Centre
05 Feb 2018

Telstra has launched a new 5G Innovation Centre in Australia aimed at testing and developing next generation mobile services ahead of a 5G launch in the country.

Global LTE traffic doubled in 2017, according to BICS
18 Jan 2018

Europe saw a massive 800% growth in data roaming during the summer months following the introduction of new EU roaming rules, while LTE traffic doubled in 2017, according to roaming figures from BICS.

US race to 5G is heating up
11 Jan 2018

The race to be the first US operator to deploy 5G is heating up after Verizon CTO Hans Vestberg vowed the firm would beat rival AT&T during a keynote.

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.