Infrastructure & Networkshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2195©2018 Capacity Media60Infrastructure & NetworksInternet Solutions’ CloudConnect is added to Microsoft’s Azure ExpressRoute networkPan-African telecommunications service provider, Internet Solutions, announces that Cloud Connect, its colocation connectivity solution, has been integrated into Microsoft’s Azure ExpressRoute network.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780817/Internet-Solutions-CloudConnect-is-added-to-Microsofts-Azure-ExpressRoute-network.htmlTue, 16 Jan 2018 13:15:00 GMTGoogle unveils new regions and subsea investments as part of $30bn infrastructure driveGoogle’s cloud division has unveiled its participation in three new subea cables that will service five new regions as part of a $30 billion investment into its infrastructure.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780812/Google-unveils-new-regions-and-subsea-investments-as-part-of-30bn-infrastructure-drive.htmlTue, 16 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTMarine survey starts for 60Tbps Kenya-Pakistan subsea cableHuawei Marine has started marine survey work for a new subsea cable that will link Pakistan with Kenya and Djibouti.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780803/Marine-survey-starts-for-60Tbps-Kenya-Pakistan-subsea-cable.htmlTue, 16 Jan 2018 11:15:00 GMTTata Com picked by Ultracast for 360° video and virtual reality content deliveryTata Communications’ video delivery network (VDN) has been selected by streaming platform Ultracast to support it plans to expand its 360° video and virtual reality platforms.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780808/Tata-Com-picked-by-Ultracast-for-360-video-and-virtual-reality-content-delivery.htmlTue, 16 Jan 2018 11:00:00 GMTMTN fights rivals for licence renewalMTN Uganda is in a dispute with its rivals to secure the renewal of its licence which expires this year, says The Independent.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780661/MTN-fights-rivals-for-licence-renewal.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMTAqua Comms to sell capacity and raw spectrum on HAVFRUE cableAqua Comms will market, sell capacity services and raw spectrum on its portion of the HAVFRUE cable system after its appointment as system operator and landing party.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780652/Aqua-Comms-to-sell-capacity-and-raw-spectrum-on-HAVFRUE-cable.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMTRETN to acquire OPTRON and expand Riga metro networkInternational network service provider RETN has today announced the completion of its acquisition of OPTRON SIA, a fibre-based metro network service provider in Riga, Latvia.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780656/RETN-to-acquire-OPTRON-and-expand-Riga-metro-network.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTTalia partners with Newtec to increase capacity Arabsat 5C Ka satelliteTalia has purchased a Newtec Dialog platform to provide Ka-band High Throughput Satellite (HTS) services to Afghanistan and Iraq.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780653/Talia-partners-with-Newtec-to-increase-capacity-Arabsat-5C-Ka-satellite.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTVocus spins off wholesale arm from enterprise unit in restructureVocus Group has announced an organisational restructure while will see it split the enterprise and wholesale divisions of its Australian arm into separate operating units.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780651/Vocus-spins-off-wholesale-arm-from-enterprise-unit-in-restructure.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTSparkle strikes EMEA video partnership with Aldea SolutionsSparkle has announced a partnership with global video services provider Aldea Solutions to launch a new solution targeting media companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780647/Sparkle-strikes-EMEA-video-partnership-with-Aldea-Solutions.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 11:00:00 GMTStonepeak Infrastructure completes takeover of euNetworksStonepeak Infrastructure Partners has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in bandwidth infrastructure firm euNetworks.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780303/Stonepeak-Infrastructure-completes-takeover-of-euNetworks.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2018 14:00:00 GMTThe CA fines Safaricom, Airtel and Telekom Kenya $3 million for poor quality of serviceThe Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has fined Safaricom, Airtel and Telekom Kenya a combined sum of $3 million (Sh 311 million) for failure to meet the quality of service standards for the 2015/2016 financial year.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780269/The-CA-fines-Safaricom-Airtel-and-Telekom-Kenya-3-million-for-poor-quality-of-service.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2018 14:00:00 GMT20 Metro areas make up 59% of global colocation revenues59% of global revenues comes from just 20 Metro areas, according to findings by Synergy Research Group.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780247/20-Metro-areas-make-up-59-of-global-colocation-revenues.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2018 12:30:00 GMTT5 Data Centers signs extra pre-lease at Chicago facilityData centre owner and operator T5 Data Centers signs second pre-lease at T5@Chicago facility.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780299/T5-Data-Centers-signs-extra-pre-lease-at-Chicago-facility.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2018 12:30:00 GMTIndian company tribunal approves Vodafone/Idea Cellular mergerThe $23 billion merger of Vodafone India with Idea Cellular has taken a major step forward after India’s National Company Law Tribunal gave its approval to the deal.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780250/Indian-company-tribunal-approves-VodafoneIdea-Cellular-merger.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTBehind NTT Com's network security roadmapMichael Wheeler, EVP of the NTT Communications Global IP Network at NTT America, spoke to Jason McGee-Abe to discuss how automation is the final piece of the puzzle for its DDoS Protection Services (DPS) offeringhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778815/Behind-NTT-Coms-network-security-roadmap.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2018 00:45:00 GMTHurricane Electric launches new PoP at Interxion’s Amsterdam data centreHurricane Electric, the provider of the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, has deployed its third point of presence (PoP) in Amsterdam, located in Interxion’s AMS8 data centre.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779997/Hurricane-Electric-launches-new-PoP-at-Interxions-Amsterdam-data-centre.htmlThu, 11 Jan 2018 12:15:00 GMTTelenor picks Nokia for optical backbone upgradeTelenor has selected Nokia to replace and upgrade its optical network in Norway and Sweden, opening the door for future software-defined networking technology (SDN) upgrades.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780008/Telenor-picks-Nokia-for-optical-backbone-upgrade.htmlThu, 11 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTItalian telecoms minister calls for TIM to separate into two companiesItalian telecoms minister Carlo Calenda is calling for TIM to separate into two companies and says TIM is already talking to regulator about a split.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779994/Italian-telecoms-minister-calls-for-TIM-to-separate-into-two-companies.htmlThu, 11 Jan 2018 11:45:00 GMTTelefónica and Huawei successfully trial T-SDN software solutionTelefónica and Huawei have successfully completed laboratory tests on Huawei's T-SDN (Transport Software-Defined Network) solution and have now moved onto the network development stage.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779980/Telefnica-and-Huawei-successfully-trial-T-SDN-software-solution.htmlThu, 11 Jan 2018 11:00:00 GMTChina Telecom Americas strikes Intelisys partnershipChina Telecom’s American unit has partnered with technology services distributor Intelisys in order to expand its service offerings.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779736/China-Telecom-Americas-strikes-Intelisys-partnership.htmlWed, 10 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTMumbai-IX establishes PoP in Netmagic’s DC 5Mumbai-IX powered by DE-CIX has deployed a point of presence (PoP) in Netmagic's DC5 data centre facility expanding its footprint in the region.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779724/Mumbai-IX-establishes-PoP-in-Netmagics-DC-5.htmlWed, 10 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTTE SubCom selected as supplier for HAVFRUE subsea cableTE SubCom, a supplier of submarine cable technology, has been chosen as the system supplier of the North Atlantic HAVFRUE submarine cable system.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779709/TE-SubCom-selected-as-supplier-for-HAVFRUE-subsea-cable.htmlWed, 10 Jan 2018 11:15:00 GMTRETN launches two new PoPs in SeoulRETN, the international service provider, has expanded its global footprint by deploying two new points of presence (PoPs) in Seoul, South Korea.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779702/RETN-launches-two-new-PoPs-in-Seoul.htmlWed, 10 Jan 2018 10:30:00 GMTEniig partners with Cerillion for three-year wholesale dealEniig has signed a three-year contract with Cerillion to develop a new wholesale platform based on its Enterprise BSS/OSS suite.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779479/Eniig-partners-with-Cerillion-for-three-year-wholesale-deal.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 12:45:00 GMTAltice to split into separate US and European companiesAltice owner Patrick Drahi has reversed several years of transatlantic takeovers by deciding to separate out the US operation into a new company.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779470/Altice-to-split-into-separate-US-and-European-companies.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 11:45:00 GMTInterxion enhances capacity in 7 European citiesInterxion announces new expansion projects in seven cities across Europe in response to customer demand.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779475/Interxion-enhances-capacity-in-7-European-cities.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 11:30:00 GMTDE-CIX strikes strategic partnership with Berlin internet exchangeDE-CIX has established a strategic partnership with BCIX, a leading Berlin Internet exchange, which will see the two firms directly connected and able to offer products in locations in both Berlin and Frankfurt.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779464/DE-CIX-strikes-strategic-partnership-with-Berlin-internet-exchange.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 11:15:00 GMTEpsilon to provide cloud access to Norway’s Bulk InfrastructureNorwegian fibre and data centre company Bulk Infrastructure has turned to Epsilon to provide access to cloud services around the world.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779439/Epsilon-to-provide-cloud-access-to-Norways-Bulk-Infrastructure.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 11:15:00 GMTGTT buys Custom Connect to boost global IP backboneGTT Communications has continued its acquisition spree by agreeing a deal to buy Amsterdam-headquartered high-speed network connectivity provider Custom Connect for an undisclosed fee.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3779419/GTT-buys-Custom-Connect-to-boost-global-IP-backbone.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMT