Infrastructure & Networkshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2195©2017 Capacity Media60Infrastructure & NetworksNBN launches 1Gbps enterprise Ethernet productNBN (National Broadband Network) has confirmed the accelerated launch of a number of product and service updates to its wholesale offering.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3768528/NBN-launches-1Gbps-enterprise-Ethernet-product.htmlTue, 21 Nov 2017 15:45:00 GMTArgentina considers DTH services for consumersArgentina considers allowing telcos the opportunity to deliver direct-to-home (DTH) services.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3768458/Argentina-considers-DTH-services-for-consumers.htmlTue, 21 Nov 2017 13:45:00 GMTFrance-IX picks Coriant to upgrade optical transport infrastructureFrance-IX and Coriant have teamed up to improve the scalability, flexibility and efficiency of France-IX’s optical transport infrastructure.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3768450/France-IX-picks-Coriant-to-upgrade-optical-transport-infrastructure.htmlTue, 21 Nov 2017 12:45:00 GMTPhilippines' Duterte makes carrier offer to ChinaPresident Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has given China the opportunity to run a third telecoms carrier in the country.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3768210/Philippines-Duterte-makes-carrier-offer-to-China.htmlMon, 20 Nov 2017 14:45:00 GMTAirTrunk opens Melbourne hyperscale data centreAirTrunk, the data centre services provider, has opened a second hyperscale facility in the Asia-Pacific region.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3768242/AirTrunk-opens-Melbourne-hyperscale-data-centre.htmlMon, 20 Nov 2017 14:15:00 GMTLiquid Telecom raises $180m to expand its offeringLiquid Telecom, the pan African telecoms group, says that it has raised $180 million in secured senior notes and tap stock.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3768178/Liquid-Telecom-raises-180m-to-expand-its-offering.htmlMon, 20 Nov 2017 14:00:00 GMTSpirent helps China Telecom and Huawei complete 400GE trialsSpirent Communications has collaborated with China Telecom, Guangzhou Research Institute and Huawei to verify 400Gbps Ethernet (400GE) port functions for short and long-range technologies.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3768211/Spirent-helps-China-Telecom-and-Huawei-complete-400GE-trials.htmlMon, 20 Nov 2017 13:45:00 GMTCrosslake Fibre selects Pioneer for Lake Ontario subsea systemCanadian dark fibre provider, Crosslake Fibre, has chosen Pioneer Consulting to assist with the design, procurement, and project management of a 60km subsea fibre-optic cable across Lake Ontario.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3768173/Crosslake-Fibre-selects-Pioneer-for-Lake-Ontario-subsea-system.htmlMon, 20 Nov 2017 11:45:00 GMTFCC creates new rules for next-gen networksThe Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has implemented a number of reforms to encourage investment by providers in the next-generation of networks.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3768160/FCC-creates-new-rules-for-next-gen-networks.htmlMon, 20 Nov 2017 11:30:00 GMTFormer Sparkle CEO Elisabetta Ripa to head Italy’s Open FiberElisabetta Ripa, former CEO of Sparkle, has become the new CEO of alternative Italian broadband network Open Fiber.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767764/Former-Sparkle-CEO-Elisabetta-Ripa-to-head-Italys-Open-Fiber.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 12:15:00 GMTFour bidders linked with stake in Greek operator ForthnetVodafone Greece and Wind Hellas are two of four names reportedly interested in buying a stake Forthnet as Greek banks have authorised Nomura to seek new investors.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767733/Four-bidders-linked-with-stake-in-Greek-operator-Forthnet.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 11:00:00 GMTFacebook to triple size of New Mexico data centre in $1bn investmentFacebook has unveiled plans to triple the size of its Los Lunas data centre to include six buildings as part of $1bn expansionhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767723/Facebook-to-triple-size-of-New-Mexico-data-centre-in-1bn-investment.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 10:15:00 GMTDeutsche Telekom looks at carving out German towers unitDeutsche Telekom’s CEO has told an investment conference that the company is looking again at finding ways to get more value out of its German towers.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767523/Deutsche-Telekom-looks-at-carving-out-German-towers-unit.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 00:45:00 GMTAltice ‘may sell SFR towers’ and says no to more acquisitionsAltice won’t making any more significant acquisitions, the company’s CFO has told an investment conference, and it may sell its mobile towers.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767404/Altice-may-sell-SFR-towers-and-says-no-to-more-acquisitions.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 12:45:00 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.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767393/Amazon-sells-off-parts-of-its-cloud-business-in-China-for-300m.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 12:00:00 GMTGreen Mountain joins the Open Compute Project FoundationNorwegian wholesale colocation data centre provider, Green Mountain, has joined the Open Compute Project (OCP) Foundation.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767390/Green-Mountain-joins-the-Open-Compute-Project-Foundation.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 11:30:00 GMTInteroute cloud to open in SydneyGlobal cloud network provider, Interoute, has today announced the opening of a new point of presence (PoP) in Sydney, Australia.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767385/Interoute-cloud-to-open-in-Sydney.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 11:00:00 GMTKKR private equity investor increases stake in Telefónica’s Telxius to 40%Private equity investor KKR has increased its stake in Telefónica’s Telxius infrastructure subsidiary to 40%.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767387/KKR-private-equity-investor-increases-stake-in-Telefnicas-Telxius-to-40.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 11:00:00 GMTWorkonline adds PoPs at Interxion Amsterdam and Frankfurt facilitiesWorkonline Communications, a pan-African IP transit network, has deployed points of presence (PoPs) in Interxion’s Amsterdam and Frankfurt data centre campuses.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767384/Workonline-adds-PoPs-at-Interxion-Amsterdam-and-Frankfurt-facilities.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 10:15:00 GMTEdgeConneX joins Dutch DCAEdgeConneX has signed up to become a member of the Dutch Data Center Association (DDA) amid its plans for future edge data centre deployments in Amsterdam.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767231/EdgeConneX-joins-Dutch-DCA.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 15:15:00 GMTGenish questions whether TIM should hold 100% of SparkleAmos Genish, the Vivendi executive who is now CEO of TIM, has questioned whether the former Telecom Italia should retain its 100% stake in wholesale carrier Sparkle.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767232/Genish-questions-whether-TIM-should-hold-100-of-Sparkle.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 15:15:00 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.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767226/Megaport-vXchnge-enrich-cloud-connectivity-in-strategic-markets.htmlWed, 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).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767167/Hurricane-Electric-deploys-PoP-at-Infomart-Dallas-BMMR.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 14:30:00 GMTBT ‘to start trial of 5G services in London next year’, says Huawei bossBT’s EE mobile network is to try out 5G mobile network in London in 2018, in a project with Huawei.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767166/BT-to-start-trial-of-5G-services-in-London-next-year-says-Huawei-boss.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 13:30:00 GMTNet2Edge demos carrier Ethernet over LTE PoCNet2Edge has demonstrated a new proof of concept which it claims is the first 1G network interface device to deliver carrier Ethernet over fibre and LTE.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767084/Net2Edge-demos-carrier-Ethernet-over-LTE-PoC.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 13:15:00 GMTDE-CIX NY expands 100G connectivity to CoreSite facilityDE-CIX New York has increased capacity and added 100G connectivity to CoreSite Realty’s NY1 data centre in Manhattan, increasing interconnection opportunities across its campus.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767083/DE-CIX-NY-expands-100G-connectivity-to-CoreSite-facility.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 12:45:00 GMTMEF unveils new global services frameworkMEF (Metro Ethernet Forum) has unveiled a new global services framework aimed at defining, delivering and certifying orchestrated services across automated networks.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3766745/MEF-unveils-new-global-services-framework.htmlTue, 14 Nov 2017 13:30:00 GMTAT&T, Verizon and Tillman ink cell tower partnershipAT&T, Verizon and Tillman Infrastructure have entered into a collaborative agreement to build hundreds of cell towers, with the potential for significantly more new site locations in the future.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3766742/AT-T-Verizon-and-Tillman-ink-cell-tower-partnership.htmlTue, 14 Nov 2017 11:45:00 GMTZayo appoints CRO and European MDZayo Group has named Phil Mottram as chief revenue officer (CRO) and Annette Murphy as managing director of Europe.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3766730/Zayo-appoints-CRO-and-European-MD.htmlTue, 14 Nov 2017 11:30:00 GMTFastweb CEO ‘supports merger of OpEn Fiber with TIM’s broadband network’Alberto Calcagno, the CEO of Italian broadband operator Fastweb has come out in support of an infrastructure merger of two rivals, TIM and Enel.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3766721/Fastweb-CEO-supports-merger-of-OpEn-Fiber-with-TIMs-broadband-network.htmlTue, 14 Nov 2017 10:45:00 GMT