Infrastructure & Networks©2018 Capacity Media60Infrastructure & NetworksHutch chairman Li Ka-shing retires at 89 on $12 a weekThe creator of the Three group of mobile operators and the wholesale carrier formerly called Hutchison Global Communications is to retire at 89., 16 Mar 2018 14:30:00 GMTEtisalat deploys Netcracker's NaaS solutionEtisalat has deployed Netcracker’s network-as-a-service (NaaS) solution as part of its residential virtual customer premises equipment (vCPE) rollout – the first in the Middle East and Africa., 16 Mar 2018 14:00:00 GMTGlobal webscale player picks Zayo for long-haul dark fibreA global webscale customer has selected Zayo for dark fibre services on its 600-route mile Reno to Umatilla route, which is currently under development., 16 Mar 2018 13:45:00 GMTUK 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 GMTNRBN deploys PoP in 365 Data Centers' Buffalo facilityNiagara Regional Broadband Network (NRBN) has established a new point of presence (PoP) in 365 Data Centers’ Buffalo location., 15 Mar 2018 13:30:00 GMTDatacom, AirTrunk seal data centre services partnershipDatacom is set to deliver data centre services from AirTrunk’s new hyperscale facilities in Sydney and Melbourne., 15 Mar 2018 13:00:00 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 GMTSingtel to launch new subsea cable connecting North Asia with Southeast Asia-JapanSingtel is building a new submarine cable system linking Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, mainland China, Korea and Japan., 15 Mar 2018 11:00:00 GMTJuniper Networks launches new metro fabric to simplify metro service deliveryJuniper Networks has unveiled its new strategy for simplifying service delivery in complex metro networks., 14 Mar 2018 13:00:00 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 GMTEquinix launches new cloud security service to manage encryption keysEquinix announced the launch of SmartKey, its global key management and encryption software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering that simplifies data protection across the cloud., 14 Mar 2018 12:00:00 GMTTelefónica's Brazilian arm unveils expenditure plans with fibre focusTelefónica Brasil has unveiled plans to spend £5.2 billion in capital expenditure over the next three years as it looks to boost fibre penetration in the country., 14 Mar 2018 07:15:00 GMTDataGryd names Thomas Brown as its new president and CEODataGryd, the Manhattan data centre specialists, has named Thomas Brown as its new president and chief executive officer., 13 Mar 2018 12:15:00 GMTmu Space, SES and Hughes to provide broadband access to rural Thailandmu Space is partnering with SES Networks and Hughes Network Systems to deploy satellite-based broadband services to rural communities in Thailand., 13 Mar 2018 11:30:00 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 GMTInfinera announces 2.4Tbps device to speed up fibre networksInfinera has announced what it calls the first optical device to work at 2.4Tbps, promising improved performance for cloud and deep fibre networks., 12 Mar 2018 13:00:00 GMTNokia launches cloud-native enterprise session border controllerNokia has launched a new cloud-native enterprise session border controller (eSBC) that provides secure, ultra-high-quality IP voice and video services to its enterprise customers., 12 Mar 2018 13:00:00 GMTCoriant Groove G30 sets new industry benchmarksCoriant has launched a new coherent multiservice sled for its Coriant Groove G30 that enhances the capabilities of the network disaggregation platform., 12 Mar 2018 12:00:00 GMTSurvey work starts for $100m FOA cable to link southern ChileSurveys have started for a new subsea cable that will improve southern Chile’s connections to the internet., 12 Mar 2018 11:15:00 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 GMTNokia and Orange deploy 4G LTE in AfricaNokia and Orange Middle East and Africa (MEA) are deploying a single radio access network and network management technology across seven African countries., 09 Mar 2018 13:30:00 GMTFiberLight names Kevin Coyne as its new COOKevin Coyne, a member of FiberLight’s founding team, has been promoted to its new chief operating officer., 09 Mar 2018 13:15:00 GMTDDoS attacks hit a record breaking 1.7TbpsDistributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks hit its peak this month with the two biggest recorded attacks to date., 09 Mar 2018 12:15:00 GMTTelkom Kenya applies for EIB loan to help fund €75m network investmentTelkom Kenya is planning a €75 million network expansion to boost mobile coverage and to improve its mobile money network., 09 Mar 2018 10:45:00 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 GMTDE-CIX to go live with 1025Connect US exchange pointDE-CIX is to go live with its platform at its point of presence (PoP) at the 1025Connect Meet-Me Room in Long Island., 08 Mar 2018 11:15:00 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 GMT