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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

Leading from the front: Successfully driving a wholesale portfolio

06 Jul 2017

Bevan Slattery founded Megaport, NEXTDC and Superloop, and co-founded SubPartners. With such a rich portfolio of companies in the wholesale space, Jason McGee-Abe spoke to him to find out what are the keys to success

Revolutionising the current vendor model

03 Jul 2017

Andreas Hipp, chairman and CEO of Cataleya, details the company’s refocused vision as service enablement plays an increasingly important role in wholesale telecoms

Leading the SDN drive

07 Jun 2017

Megaport has made huge strides in just a few years and Jason McGee-Abe speaks to Vincent English, CEO of Megaport, to find out how the company has evolved and what’s in store for 2017-18

From Angola to the rest of the world

06 Jun 2017

Artur Mendes, CCO of Angola Cables, looks at the company’s achievements and plans for 2017 and beyond, including expansion through Africa and to Europe, Brazil and the US

Embracing new operational models

02 Jun 2017

PacketFabric is helping to equip the wholesale market to meet today’s surging capacity demands, says CEO Will Charnock

Shaping the Web 3.0 revolution

01 Jun 2017

Capacity caught up with Tom Wheeler, the former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), about his new firm Actility and what the biggest growth opportunities in telecoms are today

IP-VPN Mobile Access footprint expansion to Hungary

31 May 2017

With the launch of Deutsche Telekom’s innovative IP-VPN Mobile Access product in Hungary, the carrier implemented the next step towards becoming a regional wholesale provider of secure mobile connectivity solutions

Is your interconnect business underperforming?

31 May 2017

Not to worry! Axino’s solutions and powerful analytics help carriers optimise outdated systems and processes to reinvent their wholesale businesses and bilateral relationships

Infiny: intelligent networking at your fingertips

31 May 2017

Epsilon launched “Infiny by Epsilon” its new on-demand connectivity platform in March 2017. Jerzy Szlosarek, CEO of Epsilon speaks to Capacity about how it is changing the global networking model and its vision for its platform in the future

Liberty Global: a growing force

30 May 2017

Liberty Global is the world’s largest international TV and broadband company, with 25 million customers and operations in more than 30 countries across Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. The wholesale executive team shares with us their plans for the future and how their customers will benefit from their continued expansion

Enter Preps for Expansion

30 May 2017

A Q&A with Enter’s Milko Ilari, head of International Business & Strategy

A ground-breaking rise from Kuwait

29 May 2017

Raghid Charara, managing director of SWIFTEL International Carrier Services (ICS), discusses the company’s activities and plans

The line between wholesale and retail is blurring

26 May 2017

BICS has been on the acquisition trail to expand its portfolio. CEO Daniel Kurgan discusses the Belgian operator’s diversification strategy and the importance of a strong backbone to support it

Challenges and opportunities in a fast-evolving market

26 May 2017

Dr. Rolf Nafziger, Senior Vice President International Wholesale Business Unit (IBU) at Deutsche Telekom (DT), talks to Capacity about a telecoms market in a dynamic state of transformation and innovation

HGC grows as OTT players expand their vision

25 May 2017

Hutchison Global Communications is expanding its business with over-the-top providers, says Andrew Kwok, as they expand to serve a global market. Interview by Alan Burkitt-Gray

Taking the lead in digital transformation

25 May 2017

As the digital economy continues to grow, service providers have an opportunity to play a leading role in enabling enterprises to capitalise on the growth opportunities that it brings by propelling them forward on their digital transformation journey

A walk on the winning side to total transformation with GBI

18 May 2017

Gulf Bridge International is a cable company making the transition to a connected cloud business with its own fully managed service network. Bill Boyle talks to Amr Eid, CEO about GBI’s recent change process

From the Far East to Italy and on through Europe

16 May 2017

Q&A with Retelit CEO Federico Protto

Growing partnerships and enhancing cooperation

14 May 2017

Mehmet Toros took over as CEO of Türk Telekom International (TTI) Group from Cengiz Oztelcan in November 2016, who left after four years in the role. Jason McGee-Abe interviewed him for Capacity about his first few months in the role and TTI’s strategic priorities in 2017

Quality, richness and content as Sparkle's networks expand

14 May 2017

From Sicily to Iran and Brazil, Sparkle is expanding its networks and offering a new view of services. Alan Burkitt-Gray talks to Alessandro Talotta, chairman and CEO at Sparkle

Bankai group unveils strategic plans for 2017

12 May 2017

Bankim Brahmbhatt, group president & CEO, discusses the success of Bankai Group and the implication for the future

A big global adventure

11 May 2017

NxtVn welcomed in 2017 by launching its second data centre park, in Eemshaven in the Groningen region of the Netherlands – but its first two launches are just the beginning. The company has a whole roadmap of data centre parks planned to bring its forward-looking concept to customers of all types around the world, says founder and CEO Khaled Sedrak

Missing ingredient added to Digital Realty’s connected world

10 May 2017

After buying Telx for $1.9bn, Digital Realty has continued to lay the foundations for its radical transformation, COO Jarrett Appleby tells Jason McGee-Abe, and now it is developing its global Connected Campus strategy

Wholesale change ahead as the industry rethinks its long-held business relationships

09 May 2017

Marc Halbfinger, CEO of PCCW Global, tells Alan Burkitt-Gray of the major challenges ahead wholesale carriers

CMC set to tap the ‘deep pockets’ of Carlyle to expand into new carrier markets

08 May 2017

Weeks after private equity group Carlyle bought a controlling stake in CMC Networks, the African carrier’s CEO, Grant Walker, tells Alan Burkitt-Gray some of what he plans to do with the money

Strategy first, but action always

05 May 2017

Ajay Chitkara, director and CEO of Bharti Airtel’s global voice and data business on the decisions and strategies of the company’s global wholesale business

Telia Carrier's Staffan Göjeryd: The key to staying relevant in an SDN and IoT world

08 Mar 2017

Staffan Göjeryd, CEO of Telia Carrier, explains to Jason McGee-Abe how the carrier’s global IP backbone is developing and stresses the importance of creating a dedicated network to leverage the evolving IoT environment.

TTI's Mehmet Toros: Growing partnerships and enhancing cooperation

08 Mar 2017

Mehmet Toros took over as CEO of Türk Telekom International (TTI) Group from Cengiz Oztelcan in November 2016, who left after four years in the role. Jason McGee-Abe interviewed him for Capacity about his first few months in the role and TTI’s strategic priorities in 2017.

Content is driving GCX’s network

07 Mar 2017

Global Cloud Xchange has invested in its Cumulous Network for Indian cloud services to support technology and finance customers in Chennai and Mumbai.