Americashttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2192©2017 Capacity Media60AmericasConnectria selects Epsilon’s Infinity platformConnectria, a global cloud service provider, will use Epsilon’s Infinity platform to deliver on demand cloud connectivity to its customers.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3774062/Connectria-selects-Epsilons-Infinity-platform.htmlMon, 11 Dec 2017 10:45:00 GMTGerman count takes over as group CEO at Denis O’Brien’s DigicelDigicel has hired Veon’s group chief performance officer from an 800-year-old German aristocratic family to be its new CEO.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3774063/German-count-takes-over-as-group-CEO-at-Denis-OBriens-Digicel.htmlMon, 11 Dec 2017 09:45:00 GMTTiger Infrastructure backs Crosslake FibreTiger Infrastructure Partners has made an investment in Crosslake Fibre as it looks to capitalise on new routes between Canada and the US.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773795/Tiger-Infrastructure-backs-Crosslake-Fibre.htmlFri, 08 Dec 2017 12:00:00 GMTDoJ presses ‘pause’ on $85bn AT&T/Time Warner merger planAT&T’s proposed $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner is unlikely to be complete before June or July next year – even if it does go ahead.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773784/DoJ-presses-pause-on-85bn-AT-TTime-Warner-merger-plan.htmlFri, 08 Dec 2017 11:45:00 GMTEutelsat to provide satellite connectivity for Colombian defence networksThe Colombian Ministry of Defence has signed an agreement with Eutelsat Communications for capacity on the EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773776/Eutelsat-to-provide-satellite-connectivity-for-Colombian-defence-networks.htmlFri, 08 Dec 2017 11:30:00 GMTZayo to boost H5 Data Centers with CloudLink servicesZayo Group will begin providing H5 Data Centers’ customers in Cleveland, Denver, Phoenix and Seattle with its CloudLink services.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773787/Zayo-to-boost-H5-Data-Centers-with-CloudLink-services.htmlFri, 08 Dec 2017 11:30:00 GMTAmérica Movil, AT&T, Oi and Telefónica launch Latam RCS servicesGoogle is working with carriers América Movil, AT&T in México, Oi and Telefónica to launch advanced rich communication services (RCS) in Latin America.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773520/Amrica-Movil-AT-T-Oi-and-Telefnica-launch-Latam-RCS-services.htmlThu, 07 Dec 2017 13:45:00 GMTSprint and T-Mobile in plans to expand US networks with small cellsSprint and T-Mobile US have announced plans to improve access to their networks using dense arrays of small cells across the US.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773375/Sprint-and-T-Mobile-in-plans-to-expand-US-networks-with-small-cells.htmlThu, 07 Dec 2017 11:30:00 GMTFiberLight names MacNeil as CEODon MacNeil has been promoted from chief operating officer (COO) to chief executive officer (CEO).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773054/FiberLight-names-MacNeil-as-CEO.htmlWed, 06 Dec 2017 11:15:00 GMTAging Americas cables still have life, hears Subsea conferenceDespite a number of new cable projects in the Americas being developed, there is still an opportunity to get more out of older cables, according to a panel at Capacity's latest subsea conference.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3772818/Aging-Americas-cables-still-have-life-hears-Subsea-conference.htmlTue, 05 Dec 2017 17:00:00 GMTPrysmian buys US rival General Cable for $3bnPrysmian Group has extended its global reach as it acquires General Cable for approximately $3 billion in a deal expected to close by Q3 2018.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3772590/Prysmian-buys-US-rival-General-Cable-for-3bn.htmlTue, 05 Dec 2017 11:30:00 GMTArctic subsea cable goes into service to connect northern AlaskaThe first subsea cable in the US part of the Arctic Ocean has gone live, with the entry into service of the northern Alaska section of Quintillion’s network.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3772562/Arctic-subsea-cable-goes-into-service-to-connect-northern-Alaska.htmlTue, 05 Dec 2017 11:00:00 GMTCrosslake Fibre builds physically diverse routesMike Cunningham, CEO of Crosslake Fibre, talks to Capacity about the latest developments with the company's subsea cable projects and discusses the infamous 'Brexit cable'http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3771959/Crosslake-Fibre-builds-physically-diverse-routes.htmlTue, 05 Dec 2017 11:00:00 GMTSeaborn Networks unveils SeaSpeed Tier 1Seaborn Networks has announced that it has delivered SeaSpeed Tier 1 on its Seabras-1 submarine cable network.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3771392/Seaborn-Networks-unveils-SeaSpeed-Tier-1.htmlTue, 05 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMTATOC appoints Chris Pepper as its new presidentThe Atlantic Teleconnection Operating Company (ATOC) has appointed Christopher Pepper as its new president.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3772001/ATOC-appoints-Chris-Pepper-as-its-new-president.htmlTue, 05 Dec 2017 09:30:00 GMTSparkle’s fibre pairs on Seabras-1 cable are ready for serviceSparkle, the international service provider arm of TIM Group, has announced the activation of the three fibre pairs Sparkle owns and manages on the new Seabras-1 cable.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3772410/Sparkles-fibre-pairs-on-Seabras-1-cable-are-ready-for-service.htmlTue, 05 Dec 2017 09:30:00 GMTThe Monet subsea cable is ready for serviceAlgar Telecom, Angola Cables, Antel, Google and TE SubCom have announced that the Monet Cable System (Monet) is now ready for service with commercial traffic due to begin shortly.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3772400/The-Monet-subsea-cable-is-ready-for-service.htmlTue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMTPCCW Global supplies 100G Asian research networkJapan, Hong Kong and Singapore have completed a 100G research and education network that is the first element in a planned ring connecting Asia and North America.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3772216/PCCW-Global-supplies-100G-Asian-research-network.htmlMon, 04 Dec 2017 12:00:00 GMTVerizon launches new billing solution for enterprise marketVerizon Enterprise Solutions has launched a centralised billing solution aimed at offering business customers better cost control and lower capital expenses.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3772217/Verizon-launches-new-billing-solution-for-enterprise-market.htmlMon, 04 Dec 2017 12:00:00 GMTGovernments ‘should take action to protect subsea cables’, says UK politicianGovernments should take more action to protect the world’s subsea cables against sabotage, says a new report by a UK-based think tank.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3772185/Governments-should-take-action-to-protect-subsea-cables-says-UK-politician.htmlMon, 04 Dec 2017 11:15:00 GMTEquinix expands IX offering and unveils SDN-based inter-metro connectivity serviceEquinix has unveiled plans to expand its internet exchange operations into nine new cities across the EMEA and Americas regions in 2018, while also launching a new SDN-powered inter-metro connectivity service.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3772156/Equinix-expands-IX-offering-and-unveils-SDN-based-inter-metro-connectivity-service.htmlMon, 04 Dec 2017 10:15:00 GMTWindstream expands SDNow to 50 Markets across the USWindstream, a provider of advanced network communications, has recently announced the expansion of its SDN Orchestrated Waves (SDNow) transport service.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3772006/Windstream-expands-SDNow-to-50-Markets-across-the-US.htmlMon, 04 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMTRivada teams up with Australian bank in bid to oust AT&T from state-based FirstNet contractsAustralian bank Macquarie has stepped in to work with Rivada Networks on bids to build emergency services networks in US states.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3771199/Rivada-teams-up-with-Australian-bank-in-bid-to-oust-AT-T-from-state-based-FirstNet-contracts.htmlFri, 01 Dec 2017 12:00:00 GMTThoma Bravo to acquire Barracuda Networks for $1.6 billionBarracuda Networks, a provider of cloud-enabled security solutions is set to be brought by private equity firm Thoma Bravo for $1.6 billion.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3771664/Thoma-Bravo-to-acquire-Barracuda-Networks-for-16-billion.htmlFri, 01 Dec 2017 12:00:00 GMTAdtran and TIM sign MoU for SD-Access solutionAdtran and Telecom Italia (TIM), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) relating to Adtran’s SDN/NFV technologies and platforms.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3771192/Adtran-and-TIM-sign-MoU-for-SD-Access-solution.htmlThu, 30 Nov 2017 12:45:00 GMTCyxtera partners with Megaport for elastic interconnection servicesCyxtera Technologies has partnered with Megaport to offer elastic interconnection services in Dallas, Phoenix, Washington D.C. and London.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3771181/Cyxtera-partners-with-Megaport-for-elastic-interconnection-services.htmlThu, 30 Nov 2017 11:15:00 GMTChina Mobile joins China Telecom in bid to rescue Oi from $19bn bankruptcyChina Mobile is set to compete with its rival, China Telecom, in a bid to invest in the bankrupt Brazilian operator Oi.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3771179/China-Mobile-joins-China-Telecom-in-bid-to-rescue-Oi-from-19bn-bankruptcy.htmlThu, 30 Nov 2017 11:00:00 GMTMEF adds IMTC to committee taking on cloud applicationsMEF (formerly the Metro Ethernet Forum) has expanded its reach to cover cloud applications by integrating the International Multimedia Telecommunications Consortium into its new Applications Committee.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3770934/MEF-adds-IMTC-to-committee-taking-on-cloud-applications.htmlWed, 29 Nov 2017 15:00:00 GMTAT&T postpones target for $85bn Time Warner deal to AprilAT&T has admitted that – even if it wins the right to buy Time Warner for $85 billion – no deal can be completed until next April.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3770803/AT-T-postpones-target-for-85bn-Time-Warner-deal-to-April.htmlWed, 29 Nov 2017 12:15:00 GMTXConnect sells German operation to Enghouse as it focuses on global routingXConnect has sold its German number portability business to Canadian company Enghouse Systems but is building up its global voice and messaging routing operation.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3770794/XConnect-sells-German-operation-to-Enghouse-as-it-focuses-on-global-routing.htmlWed, 29 Nov 2017 11:15:00 GMT