Americashttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2192©2018 Capacity Media60AmericasXtera completes interoperability testing with InfineraXtera, a provider of subsea fibre optic solutions, has successfully completed its interoperability testing with Infinera.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788371/Xtera-completes-interoperability-testing-with-Infinera.htmlMon, 19 Feb 2018 15:45:00 GMTTelefónica deploys seven new virtualisation hubs for wholesaleTelefónica’s International Wholesale Services has deployed seven new Network Functions Hubs to boost adoption of virtualisation.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788096/Telefnica-deploys-seven-new-virtualisation-hubs-for-wholesale.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 15:00:00 GMTGSMA report claims spectrum policies in Latam are impacting mobile qualityThe GSMA has claimed spectrum policies in Latin America are having an impact on the quality of mobile services in the region.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788089/GSMA-report-claims-spectrum-policies-in-Latam-are-impacting-mobile-quality.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 14:00:00 GMTDeutsche Telekom sets up US lab for edge computing trials with 5GDeutsche Telekom has set up an edge computing lab in the US, in collaboration with tower and fibre provider Crown Castlehttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788052/Deutsche-Telekom-sets-up-US-lab-for-edge-computing-trials-with-5G.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMTThe FCC backs SpaceX's satellite internet proposalElon Musk’s SpaceX has been endorsed by the Federal Communications Commission to build a satellite-based internet network.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787975/The-FCC-backs-SpaceXs-satellite-internet-proposal.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 11:30:00 GMTCoreSite to build new Chicago data centre, doubling city capacityCoreSite is to build a second data centre in Chicago, close to its existing data centre in the city, at a cost of up to $210 million.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788004/CoreSite-to-build-new-Chicago-data-centre-doubling-city-capacity.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 11:15:00 GMTEquinix acquires Infomart Dallas hub for $800mEquinix has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Infomart Dallas, including its operations and tenants, from ASB Real Estate Investments, in an $800 million debt and cash transaction.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787932/Equinix-acquires-Infomart-Dallas-hub-for-800m.htmlThu, 15 Feb 2018 15:45:00 GMTeStruxture Data Centers snaps up Kolotek amid $180m growth planseStruxture Data Centers has acquired Québec-based data centre operator Kolotek from Gaz Métro Plus, further solidifying eStruxture’s leadership position in the Montreal market.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787879/eStruxture-Data-Centers-snaps-up-Kolotek-amid-180m-growth-plans.htmlThu, 15 Feb 2018 15:00:00 GMTDigicel granted 700MHz spectrum licence in PanamaDigicel has won a block of 700MHz spectrum in Panama after approval from the National Public Services Authority.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787774/Digicel-granted-700MHz-spectrum-licence-in-Panama.htmlThu, 15 Feb 2018 12:15:00 GMTInmarsat and Intellian to enhance FleetBroadband serviceInmarsat and Intellian have entered into an agreement to enhance Inmarsat’s FleetBroaband service over the next 10 years.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787603/Inmarsat-and-Intellian-to-enhance-FleetBroadband-service.htmlWed, 14 Feb 2018 15:00:00 GMTWindstream unveils new enterprise and wholesale brand strategyWindstream has launched new brands for its enterprise and wholesale business a year after it completed its acquisition of EarthLink.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787614/Windstream-unveils-new-enterprise-and-wholesale-brand-strategy.htmlWed, 14 Feb 2018 15:00:00 GMTOpus Interactive completes 90kW expansion in Infomart's Portland facilityOpus Interactive, a provider of cloud hosting solutions, has completed a 90kW expansion of its footprint within Infomart Data Centers’ facility in Portland, Oregon.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787512/Opus-Interactive-completes-90kW-expansion-in-Infomarts-Portland-facility.htmlWed, 14 Feb 2018 11:45:00 GMTOracle announces 12 new data centre locations for cloudOracle has unveiled plans to launch 12 new data centre regions, expanding its new enterprise cloud platform to Asia.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787287/Oracle-announces-12-new-data-centre-locations-for-cloud.htmlTue, 13 Feb 2018 14:00:00 GMTVerizon conducts 5G calling trial with Nokia and QualcommVerizon has trialled over-the-air calls on a 3GPP-compliant 5G New Radio, becoming the first operator to demonstrate the technology, it claims.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787290/Verizon-conducts-5G-calling-trial-with-Nokia-and-Qualcomm.htmlTue, 13 Feb 2018 14:00:00 GMTLiberty Latin America to acquire CableticaLiberty Latin America is to acquire an 80% stake in Cabletica, the Costa Rican cable operator, which has been valued at $250 million.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787270/Liberty-Latin-America-to-acquire-Cabletica.htmlTue, 13 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMTTigo El Salvador to sell back towers to SBA for $145mMillicom’sTigo El Salvador has signed an agreement to sell up to 800 wireless communications towers to a subsidiary of SBA Communications Corporation (SBA) for $145 million.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787031/Tigo-El-Salvador-to-sell-back-towers-to-SBA-for-145m.htmlMon, 12 Feb 2018 14:15:00 GMTViasat and United Airlines deliver high-speed connectivity to passengersViasat, the global satellite company, has entered into a contract to deliver next-gen internet connectivity to a fleet of United Airlines (UAL) aircraft.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787017/Viasat-and-United-Airlines-deliver-high-speed-connectivity-to-passengers.htmlMon, 12 Feb 2018 12:45:00 GMTAT&T plans 5G from lamp posts after FiberTower acquisitionAT&T has acquired substantial millimetre wave spectrum for 5G by buying a company called FiberTower.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787003/AT-T-plans-5G-from-lamp-posts-after-FiberTower-acquisition.htmlMon, 12 Feb 2018 11:00:00 GMTIntelsat and SES team on US spectrum proposal for 5GIntelsat and SES have launched a joint proposal to the Federal Communications Commission over the use of C-band downlink spectrum by satellite and terrestrial providers in the US.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786713/Intelsat-and-SES-team-on-US-spectrum-proposal-for-5G.htmlFri, 09 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMTBlue Danube unveils multi-band Massive MIMO systemsBlue Danube Systems has launched its second generation 5G-ready Massive MIMO system called the BeamCraft 600 series.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786705/Blue-Danube-unveils-multi-band-Massive-MIMO-systems.htmlFri, 09 Feb 2018 12:45:00 GMTUnitas Global acquires SolineaUnitas Global, the hybrid cloud solutions provider, has acquired cloud adoption specialists Solinea for an undisclosed amount.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786667/Unitas-Global-acquires-Solinea.htmlFri, 09 Feb 2018 11:00:00 GMTSprint to refocus its efforts in federal and public marketsSprint is to reinvest its market efforts with a portfolio of solutions for the federal and public market.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786416/Sprint-to-refocus-its-efforts-in-federal-and-public-markets.htmlThu, 08 Feb 2018 14:00:00 GMTTelehouse and Sabey Data Centers strike partner allianceKDDI Group’s Telehouse has teamed up with Seattle-based Sabey Data Centers which will see respective businesses extend their data centre and connectivity ecosystem footprints.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786479/Telehouse-and-Sabey-Data-Centers-strike-partner-alliance.htmlThu, 08 Feb 2018 13:30:00 GMTEthernity appoints O’Hara to VP of worldwide salesEthernity Networks, the provider of data processing technology, has appointed Rob O’Hara as its new vice president of worldwide sales.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786407/Ethernity-appoints-OHara-to-VP-of-worldwide-sales.htmlThu, 08 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMTCenturyLink’s Aamir Hussain joins MEF board of directorsAamir Hussain, chief technology officer (CTO) of CenturyLink has been appointed to the board of directors at the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786394/CenturyLinks-Aamir-Hussain-joins-MEF-board-of-directors.htmlThu, 08 Feb 2018 11:30:00 GMTiBasis partners with Viettel for 3G and 4G roaming servicesViettel, the Vietnamese mobile operator, has connected to iBasis’ IPX network to offer 3G and 4G roaming services.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3786118/iBasis-partners-with-Viettel-for-3G-and-4G-roaming-services.htmlWed, 07 Feb 2018 14:00:00 GMT95% of all data centre traffic will come from the cloud by 2021Cisco's 7th annual Global Cloud Index (2016-2021) claims that data centre traffic will reach 95% by 2021, up 7% from 2016.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3785759/95-of-all-data-centre-traffic-will-come-from-the-cloud-by-2021.htmlTue, 06 Feb 2018 12:30:00 GMTArgentinian telcos pledge additional infrastructure investmentsTelecom Argentina has pledged to invest $5 billion to boost infrastructure in Argentina following the loosening of local regulations.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3785774/Argentinian-telcos-pledge-additional-infrastructure-investments.htmlTue, 06 Feb 2018 12:00:00 GMTMcAllen Data Center acquires Verizon data centre in El PasoMcAllen Data Center (MDC) has completed its purchase of a Verizon data centre in the city of El Paso, Texas.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3785477/McAllen-Data-Center-acquires-Verizon-data-centre-in-El-Paso.htmlMon, 05 Feb 2018 12:00:00 GMTEquinix and London top Cloudscene's latest leaderboardsCloudscene has released its global data centre operator rankings for Q4 2017 and has listed the top 50 emerging colocation markets in 2018.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3785526/Equinix-and-London-top-Cloudscenes-latest-leaderboards.htmlMon, 05 Feb 2018 11:30:00 GMT