Europe©2018 Capacity Media60EuropeUK unveils telecoms investments as O2 outlines 5G use casesUK cities could benefit from up to £6 billion of savings from 5G implementation, according to a report from O2, with the UK government announcing additional investments in telecoms infrastructure., 16 Mar 2018 13:00:00 GMTVivendi scorns activist attempt to unseat six TIM directorsVivendi, the biggest shareholder in TIM, has condemned a move by an activist investor to replace six directors with its own nominees., 16 Mar 2018 11:45:00 GMTVerizon and Colt complete two-way inter-carrier SDN network orchestrationVerizon and Colt have successfully demonstrated two-way inter-carrier software-defined network (SDN) orchestration during a live trial demonstration in London., 15 Mar 2018 12:45:00 GMTBT hires new head of planning and transformation from Boston ConsultingBT has appointed a chief strategy and transformation officer as part of a series of changes in top management by CEO Gavin Patterson., 15 Mar 2018 12:00:00 GMTEricsson, Nokia lose infrastructure market share while Huawei continues to growHuawei has been named as the biggest telecom equipment maker of 2017, beating Ericsson, Nokia, ZTE and Samsung., 15 Mar 2018 11:45:00 GMTIX Reach appoints new CEO amid company expansionIX Reach has appointed former Telia Carrier senior executive Simon Vye as its new CEO., 14 Mar 2018 13:15:00 GMTXtera claims 120Tbps fibre transmission world recordXtera, a provider of innovative subsea fibre-optic technology, has claimed the successful demonstration of transmitting 120Tbps over a single repeatered fibre., 14 Mar 2018 13:00:00 GMTLeoSat, Phasor team up to unleash global enterprise connectivityLeoSat Enterprises has signed a strategic agreement with Phasor to provide enterprise network markets with ultra-high throughput, low-latency network infrastructure., 14 Mar 2018 12:30:00 GMTWholesale carriers Colt and PCCW Global in trial of blockchain for speedy settlementsTwo major global operators have started trials to see how blockchain can speed up time for inter-carrier settlements and make them more reliable., 13 Mar 2018 12:30:00 GMTOfcom unveils date for UK's 5G spectrum auctionUK telecoms regulator Ofcom will open bidding for spectrum bands seen as key to 5G deployments a week today, with six firms set to compete for the 2.3GHz band and 3.4GHz band licences., 13 Mar 2018 12:00:00 GMTTelia and Coriant complete real-time optical awareness trialsTelia and Coriant have successfully completed a live field trial of technology optimised for real-time optical performance awareness and dynamic provisioning of fibre-optic capacity., 13 Mar 2018 10:45:00 GMTPébereau's Tofane enters exclusivity for Altice wholesale voice acquisitionTofane Global has made its second move in international wholesale market in a week after agreeing exclusivity to acquire Altice’s wholesale voice carrier business in France, Portugal and the Dominican Republic., 12 Mar 2018 17:00:00 GMTNokia is creating value and developing strong use cases for 5G & IoT, says Cormac WhelanCormac Whelan, CEO of Nokia UK & Ireland, opens up about Nokia's plan for 5G & IoT and explains how the UK and Ireland is a "microcosm of Nokia’s global strategy"., 12 Mar 2018 10:00:00 GMTTelenor adds IoT lab and testbeds to Trondheim AI research unitThe CEO of Telenor has opened a laboratory for internet of things (IoT) research and development in the city of Trondheim., 09 Mar 2018 12:00:00 GMTTelefónica to offer cloud-based VPNs for enterprises in Latin America and EuropeTelefónica is to build a network service platform and cloud-based virtual private network for enterprises., 09 Mar 2018 11:15:00 GMTZeetta Networks partners Ixia to enhance network capabilitiesZeetta Networks and Ixia have partnered together to provide new network capabilities for network operators., 08 Mar 2018 14:45:00 GMTProximus borrows €400m from EU bank to expand fibre coverageBelgian operator Proximus – the former Belgacom – has borrowed €400 million to fund further fibre in its residential and business networks., 08 Mar 2018 10:45:00 GMTiBasis to be acquired by Pébereau's Tofane GlobaliBasis, the wholesale arm of Dutch telco Royal KPN, has been acquired by Paris-based Tofane Global, which is led by former Orange International Carriers CEO Alexandre Pébereau., 08 Mar 2018 05:00:00 GMTTurkcell Superonline joins NetIX platformConverged communication provider Turkcell Superonline has joined the NetIX exchange platform, the two firms announced at Capacity Middle East., 07 Mar 2018 23:00:00 GMTTIM approves full fixed-network separation in ItalyThe board of directors of TIM – formerly Telecom Italia – has approved a plan to create a separate legal entity that will own its fixed network., 07 Mar 2018 13:15:00 GMTSparkle moves into cloud conferencing with Join Conferencing partnershipSparkle is moving into the cloud conferencing business in a partnership with Join Conferencing, a Milan-based company., 07 Mar 2018 12:00:00 GMTTelefónica adds Microsoft Azure to its mutli-cloud offeringTelefónica Business Solutions has included Microsoft Azure services to its cloud services portfolio., 06 Mar 2018 12:15:00 GMTNokia names Sanjay Goel as president of global servicesNokia has appointed Sanjay Goel as the new president of global services and as a member of the Nokia Group Leadership Team (GLT)., 06 Mar 2018 11:45:00 GMTGLF and i3forum launch code of conduct to combat fraud in international telecomsITW Global Leaders’ Forum (GLF), a leadership body of the International Carrier industry, today announced the publication of an industry-led Code of Conduct to reduce fraud in the international wholesale market in partnership with i3forum., 06 Mar 2018 08:15:00 GMTNokia says new optical chipset boosts fibre to 600Gbps per wavelengthNokia is claiming that it will be able to push subsea fibre speeds up to 600Gbps with the release of a new optical chipset that gets close to the limits of physics., 06 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMTRetelit unveils new routes at Capacity Middle EastRetelit has announced an expansion of its network at Capacity Middle East unveiling 160 Gbps of new capacity in Asia and in Europe., 06 Mar 2018 00:30:00 GMTThe telepresence market hits $2bn in 2017Cisco and Polycom both lead the way as the telepresence market goes back into growth mode with both Q3 and Q4 of 2017 showing increased vendor revenues., 05 Mar 2018 14:15:00 GMTBCE Nexxia announces new London PoP at Capacity Middle EastBCE Nexxia, the wholly owned Bell Canada subsidiary, has expanded its network capabilities with the launch of a new point of presence (PoP) in London., 05 Mar 2018 13:30:00 GMTChina Unicom and Telefónica create IoT network unionChina Unicom and Telefónica are to combine their services and networks in the internet of things (IoT) to accelerate deployment around the world., 05 Mar 2018 13:15:00 GMTAzerbaijan government buys Telia and Turkcell’s stake in Azercell for €222mTelia Company’s exit from its troublesome operations in central Asia and eastern Europe has taken another step with the sale of its stake in Azercell., 05 Mar 2018 12:30:00 GMT