Investment in security on networks is a must for global operators to avoid a true communications disaster in the future, warns Jim Crowe, CEO at Level 3 Communications.
Telefónica and Microsoft have entered into a multi-year strategic agreement to create a Global Video Platform (GVP) for all video entertainment services across Telefónica Group.
Russian carrier MegaFon has relaunched its London to Moscow Initial Public Offering (IPO) and plans to raise $1.7 to $2.3 billion.
Dutch operator KPN has agreed to sell its German mobile tower assets for €393 million as it seeks to keep growing debt under control.
Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris is reportedly considering the acquisition of Vivendi’s French mobile operation SFR in a deal that could be valued at €13 to €14 billion.
SA-based Vodacom signed an agreement with Intelsat to support its cellular backhaul deployment in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
US carrier AT&T has reportedly predicted a $1 billion opportunity in the enterprise cybersecurity market.
Telefónica has integrated its M2M Smart Cities offering into a global solution.
Angolan telco consortium Angola Cables and Alcatel-Lucent have announced an agreement to expand the availability of high-speed internet access and data services throughout Angola and on to neighbouring countries.
BT has expanded its enterprise offering in Turkey to cater to multinationals looking to achieve operational efficiency and improve collaboration.
CDN provider Akamai has entered into an agreement to acquire US IP platform developer Verivue in a cash transaction for an undisclosed sum.
The winners of the 2012 Capacity Awards were announced at a highly enjoyable ceremony yesterday evening, which saw 16 winners take to the stage to collect their awards in front of a packed ballroom.
Carriers looking to fill senior management positions on the wholesale side of the business need to take a far more diverse and imaginative approach, or risk the pool of available talent running dry.
A senior Telecom Egypt representative has made a remarkable plea to the carrier community to throw away any misconceptions about the resiliency and diversity of the county’s ‘fibre-optic corridor’.