Europehttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2188©2018 Capacity Media60EuropeA1 Telekom Austria joins ngena as alliance partnerA1 Telekom Austria is the latest telecoms operator to join the Next Generation Enterprise Network Alliance (ngena), which looks at how to build a truly global SD-WAN.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781545/A1-Telekom-Austria-joins-ngena-as-alliance-partner.htmlFri, 19 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTIndependent operators can share one wholesale FTTH fibre, Vodafone trial showsDifferent telecoms operators could share capacity on a single fibre serving an apartment block or even a single home, thanks to a development by Vodafone and Huawei.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781514/Independent-operators-can-share-one-wholesale-FTTH-fibre-Vodafone-trial-shows.htmlFri, 19 Jan 2018 11:15:00 GMTEnter launches SD-WAN service aimed at carriers and enterprisesItalian network and cloud firm Enter has launched its first software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) service running on its national and international infrastructure.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781516/Enter-launches-SD-WAN-service-aimed-at-carriers-and-enterprises.htmlFri, 19 Jan 2018 11:00:00 GMTEpsilon launches global channel partner programmeEpsilon launches its global channel partner programme giving its managed service partners access to a suite of cloud-centric network services.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781348/Epsilon-launches-global-channel-partner-programme.htmlThu, 18 Jan 2018 13:15:00 GMTVerizon adds Marseille, Mexico City and Johannesburg to Edgecast content networkVerizon has expanded its Edgecast content network to France, Mexico and South Africa and has tripled network capacity.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781333/Verizon-adds-Marseille-Mexico-City-and-Johannesburg-to-Edgecast-content-network.htmlThu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTVodafone to get exclusive access to new CityFibre FTTP network in Milton KeynesResidents of the city of Milton Keynes in the English Midlands are to get direct gigabit fibre connections in a project by Vodafone and the independent carrier CityFibre.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781326/Vodafone-to-get-exclusive-access-to-new-CityFibre-FTTP-network-in-Milton-Keynes.htmlThu, 18 Jan 2018 11:30:00 GMTGlobal LTE traffic doubled in 2017, according to BICSEurope 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.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781319/Global-LTE-traffic-doubled-in-2017-according-to-BICS.htmlThu, 18 Jan 2018 10:15:00 GMTNTT Com granted global Microsoft's gold cloud platform statusNTT Communications has been granted Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform accreditation for its managed services expertise in the cloud.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781039/NTT-Com-granted-global-Microsofts-gold-cloud-platform-status.htmlWed, 17 Jan 2018 11:15:00 GMTFrance tells four mobile operators to complete ‘white space’ coverageThe French government has told the country’s four telecoms operators to work together to fill in those areas without a mobile signal.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780819/France-tells-four-mobile-operators-to-complete-white-space-coverage.htmlTue, 16 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTGoogle unveils new regions and subsea investments as part of $30bn infrastructure driveGoogle’s cloud division has unveiled its participation in three new subsea cables that will service five new regions as part of a $30 billion investment into its infrastructure.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780812/Google-unveils-new-regions-and-subsea-investments-as-part-of-30bn-infrastructure-drive.htmlTue, 16 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTBerlusconi company ‘may get 20%’ of TIM/Vivendi media ventureSilvio Berlusconi’s Mediaset company may get a 20% stake in the joint venture between TIM – the former Telecom Italia – and French media company Canal+, Vivendi’s pay-TV operation.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780814/Berlusconi-company-may-get-20-of-TIMVivendi-media-venture.htmlTue, 16 Jan 2018 11:00:00 GMTAqua Comms to sell capacity and raw spectrum on HAVFRUE cableAqua Comms will market, sell capacity services and raw spectrum on its portion of the HAVFRUE cable system after its appointment as system operator and landing party.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780652/Aqua-Comms-to-sell-capacity-and-raw-spectrum-on-HAVFRUE-cable.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMTRETN to acquire OPTRON and expand Riga metro networkInternational network service provider RETN has today announced the completion of its acquisition of OPTRON SIA, a fibre-based metro network service provider in Riga, Latvia.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780656/RETN-to-acquire-OPTRON-and-expand-Riga-metro-network.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTSparkle strikes EMEA video partnership with Aldea SolutionsSparkle has announced a partnership with global video services provider Aldea Solutions to launch a new solution targeting media companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780647/Sparkle-strikes-EMEA-video-partnership-with-Aldea-Solutions.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 11:00:00 GMTIndustry expecting Apple to follow Google in backing rich messagingGoogle is about to begin a campaign to move the mobile industry on to the next generation of messaging – and well placed industry observers expect Apple to follow this year.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780333/Industry-expecting-Apple-to-follow-Google-in-backing-rich-messaging.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2018 14:00:00 GMTStonepeak Infrastructure completes takeover of euNetworksStonepeak Infrastructure Partners has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in bandwidth infrastructure firm euNetworks.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780303/Stonepeak-Infrastructure-completes-takeover-of-euNetworks.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2018 14:00:00 GMT20 Metro areas make up 59% of global colocation revenues59% of global revenues comes from just 20 Metro areas, according to findings by Synergy Research Group.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780247/20-Metro-areas-make-up-59-of-global-colocation-revenues.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2018 12:30:00 GMTHurricane Electric launches new PoP at Interxion’s Amsterdam data centreHurricane Electric, the provider of the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, has deployed its third point of presence (PoP) in Amsterdam, located in Interxion’s AMS8 data centre.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779997/Hurricane-Electric-launches-new-PoP-at-Interxions-Amsterdam-data-centre.htmlThu, 11 Jan 2018 12:15:00 GMTTelenor picks Nokia for optical backbone upgradeTelenor has selected Nokia to replace and upgrade its optical network in Norway and Sweden, opening the door for future software-defined networking technology (SDN) upgrades.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780008/Telenor-picks-Nokia-for-optical-backbone-upgrade.htmlThu, 11 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTItalian telecoms minister calls for TIM to separate into two companiesItalian telecoms minister Carlo Calenda is calling for TIM to separate into two companies and says TIM is already talking to regulator about a split.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779994/Italian-telecoms-minister-calls-for-TIM-to-separate-into-two-companies.htmlThu, 11 Jan 2018 11:45:00 GMTTelefónica and Huawei successfully trial T-SDN software solutionTelefónica and Huawei have successfully completed laboratory tests on Huawei's T-SDN (Transport Software-Defined Network) solution and have now moved onto the network development stage.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779980/Telefnica-and-Huawei-successfully-trial-T-SDN-software-solution.htmlThu, 11 Jan 2018 11:00:00 GMTColt strikes financial services partnership with GMEX TechnologiesColt Technology Services has partnered with multi-asset exchange and post-trade technology provider GMEX Technologies to launch an exchange-in-a-box solution over its financial extranet.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779737/Colt-strikes-financial-services-partnership-with-GMEX-Technologies.htmlWed, 10 Jan 2018 12:15:00 GMTTele2 agrees $3.3bn acquisition of cable provider Com HemTele2 has agreed a $3.3 billion deal to buy Swedish cable operator Com Hem in the latest in-market consolidation move inside Europe.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779734/Tele2-agrees-33bn-acquisition-of-cable-provider-Com-Hem.htmlWed, 10 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTTE SubCom selected as supplier for HAVFRUE subsea cableTE SubCom, a supplier of submarine cable technology, has been chosen as the system supplier of the North Atlantic HAVFRUE submarine cable system.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779709/TE-SubCom-selected-as-supplier-for-HAVFRUE-subsea-cable.htmlWed, 10 Jan 2018 11:15:00 GMTEniig partners with Cerillion for three-year wholesale dealEniig has signed a three-year contract with Cerillion to develop a new wholesale platform based on its Enterprise BSS/OSS suite.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779479/Eniig-partners-with-Cerillion-for-three-year-wholesale-deal.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 12:45:00 GMTThe EC comments on UKE’s proposed wholesale regulationUKE, the Polish regulator, has closed the consolidation procedure on its draft proposals for the regulation of broadcasting services and television wholesale markets in Poland.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779443/The-EC-comments-on-UKEs-proposed-wholesale-regulation.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTAltice to split into separate US and European companiesAltice owner Patrick Drahi has reversed several years of transatlantic takeovers by deciding to separate out the US operation into a new company.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779470/Altice-to-split-into-separate-US-and-European-companies.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 11:45:00 GMTInterxion enhances capacity in 7 European citiesInterxion announces new expansion projects in seven cities across Europe in response to customer demand.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779475/Interxion-enhances-capacity-in-7-European-cities.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 11:30:00 GMTDE-CIX strikes strategic partnership with Berlin internet exchangeDE-CIX has established a strategic partnership with BCIX, a leading Berlin Internet exchange, which will see the two firms directly connected and able to offer products in locations in both Berlin and Frankfurt.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779464/DE-CIX-strikes-strategic-partnership-with-Berlin-internet-exchange.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 11:15:00 GMTEpsilon to provide cloud access to Norway’s Bulk InfrastructureNorwegian fibre and data centre company Bulk Infrastructure has turned to Epsilon to provide access to cloud services around the world.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779439/Epsilon-to-provide-cloud-access-to-Norways-Bulk-Infrastructure.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 11:15:00 GMT