Services©2017 Capacity Media60ServicesDoJ launches legal bid to block AT&T's $85bn Time Warner dealThe US Justice Department has launched legal action in order to block AT&T’s proposed $85 billion acquisition of media giant Time Warner., 21 Nov 2017 14:00:00 GMTArgentina to let operators offer satellite TV services if Cablevisión/Telecom goes aheadTelecoms operators in Argentina will be able to offer quad-play services and satellite TV services if the planned Cablevisión/Telecom Argentina merger takes place in December., 17 Nov 2017 11:00:00 GMTAT&T’s iPhone champion joins cloud and messaging company as CEOGlenn Lurie, the executive who brought the iPhone to AT&T, has become CEO of cloud and messaging company Synchronoss., 17 Nov 2017 00:45:00 GMTAmazon sells off parts of its cloud business in China for $300mAmazon has sold off hardware from its public cloud business in China to Beijing Sinnett Technology., 16 Nov 2017 12:00:00 GMTSingapore’s M1 offers cloud services to start-ups and SMEsSingaporean operator M1 is launching a cloud service aimed at the country’s digital start-ups and SMEs., 16 Nov 2017 11:45:00 GMTMegaport, vXchnge enrich cloud connectivity in strategic marketsMegaport USA is helping to empower vXchnge’s interconnection platform to deliver SDN-enabled, elastic interconnection and direct cloud connectivity services in vXchnge’s data centres., 15 Nov 2017 15:00:00 GMTHurricane Electric deploys PoP at Infomart Dallas BMMRHurricane Electric has expanded its global IPv6-native internet backbone by establishing a new point of presence (PoP) in the Infomart Dallas Building Meet-Me Room (BMMR)., 15 Nov 2017 14:30:00 GMTNTT Com and Dimension Data seal cloud IaaS partnershipNTT Communications and Dimension Data have teamed up to create a single ‘cloud powerhouse', bringing their cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) capabilities and ‘cloud experts’ together under NTT Com’s management., 14 Nov 2017 13:30:00 GMTAmdocs launches virtualised intercarrier service orchestration toolAmdocs has launched a new intercarrier service orchestration solution that allows communication service providers (CSPs) to automate traffic scaling across multiple carrier networks., 13 Nov 2017 11:00:00 GMTExclusive: new IX Reach owner tells Capacity of plans for January relaunchThe new IX Reach, formed out of the broken up Console Connect, will be relaunched in January and will be much bigger than the old IX Reach, which the founder has just bought back., 09 Nov 2017 01:00:00 GMTExclusive: Console Connect disappears as PCCW Global and revived IX Reach split the assetsPCCW Global and a revived company, IX Reach, have split the assets of Console Connect in a pair of separate, but unannounced deals., 08 Nov 2017 11:30:00 GMTAsia-Pacific cities ‘most confident’ about transformation in survey for TelstraBangalore comes top and cities in the Asia-Pacific region are more confident than others around the world about digital transformation, according to a survey for Telstra., 08 Nov 2017 09:00:00 GMTGerman rival to Deutsche Telekom plans rural high-speed fibre servicesA German broadband fibre company is to build new networks in poorly served rural areas of the country, competing with established providers such as Deutsche Telekom., 07 Nov 2017 13:00:00 GMTBICS strikes roaming deal with Swazi MobileBICS has struck a deal that will see it provide Swazi Mobile, Swaziland’s recently launched second mobile network, with a complete voice and data roaming service., 07 Nov 2017 10:15:00 GMTTrump’s dislike of Time Warner’s CNN ‘may stall takeover by AT&T’Washington politics and President Donald Trump’s hostility to the TV news channel CNN may be delaying AT&T’s $86 billion takeover of Time Warner., 06 Nov 2017 12:15:00 GMTKT Sat plans IoT services after new satellite launchKorean operator KT Sat plans to offer internet of things services to the Philippines, Indochina and the Middle East following the successful launch of Koreasat-5A., 01 Nov 2017 11:30:00 GMTBICS Signs off on $230m CPaaS provider acquisitionBICS has closed its $230 million acquisition of communications platform as a service provider TeleSign, creating what it claims is the world’s first end-to-end CPaaS provider., 01 Nov 2017 10:00:00 GMTGlobalsat wins FCC licence to provide services inside USThe US telecoms regulator has authorised Globalsat to provide telecoms services originating within the US., 31 Oct 2017 12:45:00 GMTEtisalat teams with Huawei and Deloitte to promote business transformationEtisalat has partnered with Huawei and Deloitte to launch a program promoting the technologies involved in helping businesses in their digital transformation journey., 30 Oct 2017 10:00:00 GMTDIDWW adds cloud-based services for enterprise networksNumber specialist DIDWW has added cloud-based telecom services to its offer in a move to boost the performance of enterprise networks, providing them agility, flexibility and speed., 27 Oct 2017 10:15:00 GMTSome carriers ‘don’t care or don’t know’ about security threats, conference toldWholesale carriers need to take security much more seriously, Capacity Europe heard on its final day., 26 Oct 2017 13:00:00 GMTGlobal Carrier Awards 2017 winners are...The 13th Global Carrier Awards saw around 400 members of the community celebrating industry achievements over the last year, with Interoute and Colt Technology Services among the big winners at this year’s event., 25 Oct 2017 23:30:00 GMTCITIC Telecom plans global expansion after buying Linx TelecommunicationA carrier owned by China’s vast state investment company has started on its plan to expand through central Asia, Russia and Europe., 25 Oct 2017 11:00:00 GMTWholesale ‘taking second place to retail’ in forming IoT business plansThe wholesale carrier business is having considerable issues working out how to make money from the emerging internet of things (IoT) market., 25 Oct 2017 07:15:00 GMTDutch fibre carriers in three-month TelcoPlace wholesale trialFibre carriers in the Netherlands are trying out a search tool to find and buy wholesale connectivity from members of their trade association and from other carriers., 25 Oct 2017 06:30:00 GMTNxtVn snares AMS-IX CEO Job Witteman to become COOData centre park operator NxtVn has hired Job Witteman from AMS-IX to be its chief operating officer., 25 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMTGoogle chooses Brazilian supplier for Rio de Janeiro-São Paulo subsea cableGoogle has gone to a Brazilian company, Padtec, for equipment to connect its high capacity submarine network connecting Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo., 24 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMTAmazon deal gives Batelco customers AWS Direct ConnectBatelco has become the first carrier in Bahrain to enable regional customers to connect to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect service., 24 Oct 2017 08:15:00 GMTHuawei in ‘intelligent network’ project for ultra-broadbandHuawei has launched what it calls its All-Intelligent Network, designed to help carriers address future business uncertainties when they are planning ultra-broadband networks., 23 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMTItaly puts ‘Golden Power’ rule into force at TIM after government rulingItaly’s defence minister Roberta Pinotti has succeeded in getting the country’s Council of Ministers to invoke special powers on TIM, because of Vivendi’s shareholding., 17 Oct 2017 12:15:00 GMT