Europehttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2188©2018 Capacity Media60EuropeResearch on 6G mobile about to start in Finnish universityA university in Finland has started research on 6G mobile networks – before 5G networks have even started commercial operation – and it is seeking PhD studentshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3814466/Research-on-6G-mobile-about-to-start-in-Finnish-university.htmlMon, 18 Jun 2018 17:30:00 GMTIRIDEOS buys EnterIRIDEOS, the Italian ICT business and public administration provider, has acquired Enter, the Italian network and cloud services provider.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3814359/IRIDEOS-buys-Enter.htmlMon, 18 Jun 2018 15:00:00 GMTExclusive: ITW 2019 confirmed for 23-26 JuneInternational 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.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3814232/Exclusive-ITW-2019-confirmed-for-23-26-June.htmlFri, 15 Jun 2018 16:15:00 GMTCloud 5G ‘could transmit 100Gbps’, after Telekom Slovenia trialA European-wide research project has successfully demonstrated cloud technology for the next generation of mobile telecoms, achieving 2.5Gbps data speeds.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3813963/Cloud-5G-could-transmit-100Gbps-after-Telekom-Slovenia-trial.htmlFri, 15 Jun 2018 12:30:00 GMTThe 2018 Global Carrier Awards are open for entryThe 2018 Global Carrier Awards are now open for entry and this year features a number of new exciting awards.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3813663/The-2018-Global-Carrier-Awards-are-open-for-entry.htmlWed, 13 Jun 2018 16:30:00 GMTTIM signs deal with unions to lose 4,500 staff and cut hoursTIM’s employees have agreed a 10% reduction in working hours and redundancies for 4,500 of them.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3813513/TIM-signs-deal-with-unions-to-lose-4500-staff-and-cut-hours.htmlWed, 13 Jun 2018 10:45:00 GMTInmarsat rejects Echostar’s lowball offerInmarsat has confirmed that it has rejected an initial takeover offer from Charlie Ergen’s Echostar Corp.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3813343/Inmarsat-rejects-Echostars-lowball-offer.htmlTue, 12 Jun 2018 15:15:00 GMTGARR picks Infinera to power research and education networkGruppo per l'Armonizzazione delle Reti della Ricerca (GARR), Italy's national research and education network, has deployed Infinera’s Cloud Xpress 2 to meet the growing bandwidth demands of science computing applications.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3813292/GARR-picks-Infinera-to-power-research-and-education-network.htmlTue, 12 Jun 2018 13:30:00 GMTBICS selects Netcracker’s OSS solution to optimise its network capabilitiesBelgacom International Carrier Services (BICS) has selected Netcracker’s service, network and infrastructure solution.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3813287/BICS-selects-Netcrackers-OSS-solution-to-optimise-its-network-capabilities.htmlTue, 12 Jun 2018 13:00:00 GMTAltice formally completes split into two companiesAltice has now separated into two independent companies, Altice Europe and Altice USA.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3813082/Altice-formally-completes-split-into-two-companies.htmlMon, 11 Jun 2018 16:00:00 GMTTIM warns falling wholesale prices may hit network separation planItalian regulator AGCom is starting a public consultation on TIM’s network separation plan – but TIM’s CEO Amos Genish is worried about falling wholesale prices.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3812910/TIM-warns-falling-wholesale-prices-may-hit-network-separation-plan.htmlMon, 11 Jun 2018 11:30:00 GMTBT ousts Gavin Patterson from CEO roleBT has announced that CEO Gavin Patterson will leave later in the year and says it is looking for a successor.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3812487/BT-ousts-Gavin-Patterson-from-CEO-role.htmlFri, 08 Jun 2018 11:15:00 GMTBT partners Cisco to launch SD-WAN managed serviceBT has partnered with Cisco to launch a new global software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) managed service, boosting its enterprise portfolio.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3812232/BT-partners-Cisco-to-launch-SD-WAN-managed-service.htmlThu, 07 Jun 2018 13:00:00 GMTNew cable systems continue to drive bandwidth prices downBandwidth prices have continued to plummet, with lease prices on selected routes declining an average of 26% between 2016 and 2017, according to figures from TeleGeography.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3812006/New-cable-systems-continue-to-drive-bandwidth-prices-down.htmlWed, 06 Jun 2018 14:00:00 GMTEE to launch 5G trial in OctoberEE, 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.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3811942/EE-to-launch-5G-trial-in-October.htmlWed, 06 Jun 2018 12:00:00 GMTAll roads lead to Rome as Telia Carrier unveils new Italy PoPTelia Carrier has extended its network in Italy with a new point of presence (PoP) in Rome.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3811723/All-roads-lead-to-Rome-as-Telia-Carrier-unveils-new-Italy-PoP.htmlTue, 05 Jun 2018 16:00:00 GMTIXcellerate boosts Moscow data centre with third expansionIXcellerate has opened what it claims is the largest data hall in Russia as part of the third expansion of its Moscow data centre campus.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3811690/IXcellerate-boosts-Moscow-data-centre-with-third-expansion.htmlTue, 05 Jun 2018 15:00:00 GMTA third of global businesses would pay hacker ransom demandsOne third of global business decision makers say their organisations would pay a ransom demand from a hacker rather than invest in information security.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3811657/A-third-of-global-businesses-would-pay-hacker-ransom-demands.htmlTue, 05 Jun 2018 12:45:00 GMTPacketFabric expands its Connectivity-as-a-Service platform to LondonPacketFabric is expanding its Connectivity-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform to the Equinix LD6 International Business Exchange in London.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3811641/PacketFabric-expands-its-Connectivity-as-a-Service-platform-to-London.htmlTue, 05 Jun 2018 11:45:00 GMTPrysmian confirms closing date of General Cable acquisitionPrysmian Group has set a date for completion of its acquisition of General Cable since being given clearance by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3811407/Prysmian-confirms-closing-date-of-General-Cable-acquisition.htmlMon, 04 Jun 2018 12:15:00 GMTOrange completes 200G backbone in SpainOrange has completed the construction of its national fibre network in Spain, using Huawei equipment to build what it claims is the largest capacity long distance transmission network in the world.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3811413/Orange-completes-200G-backbone-in-Spain.htmlMon, 04 Jun 2018 12:00:00 GMTShareholders ‘losing faith’ in Patterson at top of BT, says news reportPressure increased on BT’s CEO Gavin Patterson today following reports that leading shareholders are talking to the company’s new chair about replacing him.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3811409/Shareholders-losing-faith-in-Patterson-at-top-of-BT-says-news-report.htmlMon, 04 Jun 2018 12:00:00 GMTGSMA, DT and Vodafone complete European NB-IoT roaming trialThe GSMA in partnership with Deutsche Telekom (DT) and Vodafone Group have completed the first international roaming trial in Europe using licensed narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) technology.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3811379/GSMA-DT-and-Vodafone-complete-European-NB-IoT-roaming-trial.htmlMon, 04 Jun 2018 11:30:00 GMTDeutsche Telekom increases OTE stake in €284m dealDeutsche Telekom AG (DT) has completed the purchase of an additional 5% in shares of Greek operator Hellenic Telecom (OTE).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3811372/Deutsche-Telekom-increases-OTE-stake-in-284m-deal.htmlMon, 04 Jun 2018 10:45:00 GMTExclusive: Top management leaves Interoute as GTT completes $2.3bn takeoverCEO Gareth Williams and most of his C-level team left Interoute yesterday as GTT completed its $2.3 billion takeover.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3810951/Exclusive-Top-management-leaves-Interoute-as-GTT-completes-23bn-takeover.htmlFri, 01 Jun 2018 12:30:00 GMTCapacity's 20 Innovators to Watch 2018 Nomination FormWho 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?http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3809994/Capacitys-20-Innovators-to-Watch-2018-Nomination-Form.htmlThu, 31 May 2018 14:00:00 GMTThe CNMC approves Telefónica NEBA service pricesThe Comision Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC) has completed its consultation of Telefónica's new wholesale service called NEBA.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3810812/The-CNMC-approves-Telefnica-NEBA-service-prices.htmlThu, 31 May 2018 13:45:00 GMTEC approves Belgian wholesale regulation proposalThe European Commission (EC) has approved the proposed regulation on the Belgian wholesale broadband and broadcasting markets.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3810803/EC-approves-Belgian-wholesale-regulation-proposal.htmlThu, 31 May 2018 12:45:00 GMTPCCW Global completes Console Connect platform integrationPCCW Global, the international operating division of Hong Kong’s HKT, has publicly launched Console Connect after the successful integration of the acquired platform onto its network.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3810481/PCCW-Global-completes-Console-Connect-platform-integration.htmlWed, 30 May 2018 14:15:00 GMTM&A activities help Equinix, Digital Realty and NTT maintain colo market leadEquinix, Digital Realty and NTT have maintained a strong lead in the colocation market, with the gap between them and others maintained by a recent spate of M&A activity, according to Synergy Research Group.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3810479/M-A-activities-help-Equinix-Digital-Realty-and-NTT-maintain-colo-market-lead.htmlWed, 30 May 2018 13:15:00 GMT