Africahttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2190©2018 Capacity Media60AfricaUN grants ICPC consultative statusThe International Cable Protection Committee, which aims to promote the safeguarding of international subsea cable systems, has been granted consultative status with the United Nations.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3807894/UN-grants-ICPC-consultative-status.htmlFri, 18 May 2018 14:00:00 GMTCMC Networks appoints Jatinder Sispal as EVP of global salesAfrica and Middle East carrier CMC Networks has appointed Jatinder Sispal as its executive VP of global sales.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3807166/CMC-Networks-appoints-Jatinder-Sispal-as-EVP-of-global-sales.htmlWed, 16 May 2018 00:45:00 GMTLiquid Telecom and China Telecom Global partner for Asia and Africa servicesLiquid Telecom and China Telecom Global have agreed to a network collaboration that will see the two develop industry–leading solutions for Africa and Asia.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3806778/Liquid-Telecom-and-China-Telecom-Global-partner-for-Asia-and-Africa-services.htmlMon, 14 May 2018 12:30:00 GMTAngola Cables adds spectrum sharing capabilities to Monet cableAngola Cables, will now offer its customers customised amounts of capacity with Ciena ’s GeoMesh Extreme Spectrum Sharing capability.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3805308/Angola-Cables-adds-spectrum-sharing-capabilities-to-Monet-cable.htmlTue, 08 May 2018 09:15:00 GMTOrange enhances connectivity between Asia, the Middle East and West AfricaOrange International Carriers is enhancing its network connectivity and will now offer a direct connection between Marseille and Penmarch.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3805316/Orange-enhances-connectivity-between-Asia-the-Middle-East-and-West-Africa.htmlTue, 08 May 2018 09:15:00 GMT18 carriers now supporting code of conduct to beat fraudEight more carriers have signed up to a code of conduct to combat fraud in the industry, adding to 10 that have already agreed to it.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3805325/18-carriers-now-supporting-code-of-conduct-to-beat-fraud.htmlMon, 07 May 2018 19:00:00 GMTCloud is the new normalAs one of the market leaders in cloud technology, Ian Massingham, chief EMEA evangelist at AWS, speaks to Natalie Bannerman about the trends driving cloud consumption and his thoughts on the future of infrastructure providershttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3805229/Cloud-is-the-new-normal.htmlSun, 06 May 2018 22:30:00 GMTTENET picks XKL transponders for London-Cape Town routeXKL has unveiled that its optical transponders and amplifies will be used on TENET’s peering and transit link between London and Cape Town.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3804584/TENET-picks-XKL-transponders-for-London-Cape-Town-route.htmlThu, 03 May 2018 09:30:00 GMTOperators' AI spend to reach $36bn by 2025Telecoms operators are set to invest up to $36 billion in artificial intelligence software, hardware, and services annually by 2025, according to a report from Tractica.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3804112/Operators-AI-spend-to-reach-36bn-by-2025.htmlTue, 01 May 2018 16:00:00 GMTLiquid Telecom partners Serianu on cybersecurityLiquid Telecom has partnered with Serianu, the pan-African cybersecurity company, to improve cybersecurity standards and practices across the continent.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3803771/Liquid-Telecom-partners-Serianu-on-cybersecurity.htmlMon, 30 Apr 2018 12:45:00 GMTGlobacom to build new subsea cable in NigeriaGlobacom, the Nigerian telecommunications services provider, has unveiled its plans to build a new fibre-optic submarine cable in Nigeria.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802937/Globacom-to-build-new-subsea-cable-in-Nigeria.htmlThu, 26 Apr 2018 12:00:00 GMTMegaport’s SDN enhances Google Cloud’s Partner InterconnectMegaport is enhancing hybrid network connections to Google Cloud’s global network with its SDN capability.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802695/Megaports-SDN-enhances-Google-Clouds-Partner-Interconnect.htmlWed, 25 Apr 2018 13:30:00 GMTMainOne gains Côte d’Ivoire licence boosting wholesale connectivityMainOne has received a C1B licence allowing it to expand national and international connectivity services in Côte D’Ivoire.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802165/MainOne-gains-Cte-dIvoire-licence-boosting-wholesale-connectivity.htmlMon, 23 Apr 2018 12:00:00 GMTAlgeria to have two new subsea cables by the end of the yearAlgeria is set to be connected to two new submarine cables by the end of 2018 linking Algeria to the US and Spain.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801801/Algeria-to-have-two-new-subsea-cables-by-the-end-of-the-year.htmlFri, 20 Apr 2018 13:30:00 GMTVodacom surpasses 80% coverage on 4GVodacom, the South African Vodafone subsidiary, has become the first African mobile network to exceed 80% population coverage on 4G.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801792/Vodacom-surpasses-80-coverage-on-4G.htmlFri, 20 Apr 2018 12:30:00 GMTAfrica Data Centres expands its Nairobi facilityAfrica Data Centres, part of pan-African group Liquid Telecom, has expanded facilities at its flagship East Africa Data Centre (EADC) in Nairobi, Kenya.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801789/Africa-Data-Centres-expands-its-Nairobi-facility.htmlFri, 20 Apr 2018 12:15:00 GMTGhana’s Eastern Corridor subsea cable enters its final phaseThe Eastern Corridor subsea cable system in Ghana has begun its final phase of development and will be followed by 165km extension linking Accra to Ho.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801434/Ghanas-Eastern-Corridor-subsea-cable-enters-its-final-phase.htmlWed, 18 Apr 2018 16:00:00 GMTTata Comms and DTTech launch cloud-based network for African customersTata Communications and Dreamtime Technologies (DTTech) are partnering together to build a cloud-based virtual mobile network to serve African mobile and internet of things (IoT) providers.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801362/Tata-Comms-and-DTTech-launch-cloud-based-network-for-African-customers.htmlWed, 18 Apr 2018 14:45:00 GMTAkamai enhances cloud delivery platform to mitigate threatsAkamai Technologies has made significant enhancements designed to improve website, app, and network security without compromising the performance of digital applications.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801077/Akamai-enhances-cloud-delivery-platform-to-mitigate-threats.htmlTue, 17 Apr 2018 13:15:00 GMTOrange Jordan enhances network in southern governoratesOrange Jordan is set to roll out advanced 4G+ services in different areas in the south governorates, and the launch of revamped home broadband offers.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801065/Orange-Jordan-enhances-network-in-southern-governorates.htmlTue, 17 Apr 2018 12:45:00 GMTBringCom gains E-Access and E-Line MEF 2.0 certificationBringCom has achieved E-Access and E-Line MEF CE 2.0 certification in London and East Africa.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3800844/BringCom-gains-E-Access-and-E-Line-MEF-20-certification.htmlMon, 16 Apr 2018 11:00:00 GMTLiquid Telecom South Africa appoints new CEOLiquid Telecom has named Reshaad Sha as CEO of Liquid Telecom South Africa, effective as of 1 June 2018.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3799680/Liquid-Telecom-South-Africa-appoints-new-CEO.htmlTue, 10 Apr 2018 13:15:00 GMTVodacom Business Nigeria partners Intelsat to expand broadband connectivity in West AfricaVodacom Business Nigeria has signed an agreement with Intelsat for satellite services to expand its enterprise broadband network in West Africa.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3799676/Vodacom-Business-Nigeria-partners-Intelsat-to-expand-broadband-connectivity-in-West-Africa.htmlTue, 10 Apr 2018 13:00:00 GMTVEON withdraws bid to buy remaining shares in Global Telecom HoldingVEON has withdrawn its offer to buy the rest of Egypt-listed Global Telecom Holding and has ruled out plans to make any future offers.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3798544/VEON-withdraws-bid-to-buy-remaining-shares-in-Global-Telecom-Holding.htmlWed, 04 Apr 2018 12:00:00 GMTGlobal cloud infrastructure revenues hit $12.8bn in Q4 of 2017Figures from the International Data Corporation (IDC) show that revenue from infrastructure products has increased by 27.3% year-on-year (YoY) totalling $12.8 billion in Q4 of 2017.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3798052/Global-cloud-infrastructure-revenues-hit-128bn-in-Q4-of-2017.htmlTue, 03 Apr 2018 11:15:00 GMTMist: The end of mediocre WifiMist, the AI-driven wireless enterprise, talks to Capacity about its next-gen wifi and disruptive location-based services.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3797209/Mist-The-end-of-mediocre-Wifi.htmlThu, 29 Mar 2018 10:45:00 GMTMainOne data centre unit builds Nigerian satellite gateway for AvantiMainOne’s data centre operation MDXI has formed a partnership with Avanti to build a Nigerian satellite gateway.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3796758/MainOne-data-centre-unit-builds-Nigerian-satellite-gateway-for-Avanti.htmlTue, 27 Mar 2018 11:00:00 GMTLPTIC begins $1.7 bn plan to reunite Libyan telecomsLibyan Post, Telecommunication and information technology Company (LPTIC), the state-owned Libyan telco, has announced a $1.75 billion plan to reunify telecoms in the country.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3796544/LPTIC-begins-17-bn-plan-to-reunite-Libyan-telecoms.htmlMon, 26 Mar 2018 14:00:00 GMTEtisalat and Zain see Moroccan affiliates fight it out over wholesale unbundlingMoroccan companies backed by Etisalat and Zain are fighting a regulatory battle in Morocco over wholesale access to infrastructure.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3796554/Etisalat-and-Zain-see-Moroccan-affiliates-fight-it-out-over-wholesale-unbundling.htmlMon, 26 Mar 2018 11:45:00 GMTOrange Business tops 2017 global provider Ethernet leaderboardOrange Business has come in at first place in the 2017 global provider Ethernet leaderboard by Vertical Systems Group.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3796138/Orange-Business-tops-2017-global-provider-Ethernet-leaderboard.htmlFri, 23 Mar 2018 13:00:00 GMT