Recent Interviews

After Hibernia, GTT adds another two acquisitions

13 Jul 2017

With Hibernia now fully integrated into GTT, CEO Rick Calder has added two more acquisitions, ahead of schedule. Alan Burkitt-Gray asks him about his growth strategy


Colombia will be ‘next big anchor point’ for Latam

11 Jul 2017

GlobeNet expects Colombia to follow Brazil as next focus for investment in Latin America, Rodolfo Lopez Stanic tells James Pearce


MainOne takes to data centres to stimulate sector

07 Jul 2017

Funke Opeke started by creating a company to build a new subsea cable. Then she realised that the west African market needs infrastructure and services, she tells Alan Burkitt-Gray


Behind the challenger scenes at Colt

06 Jul 2017

Colt Technology Services has undergone a significant transformation process over the past nine months. Jason McGee-Abe spoke to Tim Passingham, VP of its wholesale business, to find out how Colt executed this strategy in the build up to relaunching on 1 January, 2017

Recent Appointments

PwC appoints director to lead telecoms strategy

18 Aug 2017

PwC hires Brian Burns as a director to continue expanding its technology, media & telecommunications (TMT) deals strategy and operations team in London.


China Telecom appoints Tan as president of Americas

15 Aug 2017

China Telecom has named Steven Tan as president of China Telecom Americas, the international subsidiary of the company formed in 2002.


Arctic Ocean subsea project appoints telecoms veteran as CEO

14 Aug 2017

Quintillion, the company nearing completion of a subsea cable around Alaska, has appointed a new CEO following the sudden resignation of Elizabeth Pierce.

Day in the Life

A life in the day of…Jesse Moore, managing director and co-founder, M-KOPA Solar
01 Jul 2015
Kenyans collectively spend more than $1 billion each year on off-grid energy substitutes; kerosene fuel for lighting, for example. That is, until October 2012 when Jesse Moore and his team launched M-KOPA Solar; a ‘pay-per-use’ solar system and mobile payment service created to effectively make solar energy the cheapest power option.