Wireless & Mobilehttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2198©2018 Capacity Media60Wireless & MobileMTN partners Cisco to launch IoT services in South AfricaMTN and Cisco have announced the availability of the Cisco Jasper Control Center for all companies on MTN’s network in South Africa.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3809203/MTN-partners-Cisco-to-launch-IoT-services-in-South-Africa.htmlThu, 24 May 2018 11:15:00 GMTVodafone Qatar gains $250m facility for network rolloutVodafone Qatar obtained 911 million riyals ($250 million) in financing to help accelerate the operator’s fixed-line services rollout and 5G deployment across the country.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3808631/Vodafone-Qatar-gains-250m-facility-for-network-rollout.htmlTue, 22 May 2018 13:30:00 GMTFrench regulator ‘opening the door’ to mobile consolidationThe planned merger of Sprint and T-Mobile US may lead to consolidation in the French market, according to French regulator Sébastien Soriano.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3808626/French-regulator-opening-the-door-to-mobile-consolidation.htmlTue, 22 May 2018 13:00:00 GMTGCX insists it’s ‘not affected’ by Reliance Communications’ plightSubsea network Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) has said bankruptcy proceedings against Reliance Communications (RCom) have ‘no impact’ on its business operations.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3808611/GCX-insists-its-not-affected-by-Reliance-Communications-plight.htmlTue, 22 May 2018 12:00:00 GMTCogeco spends $24 million in Canadian spectrum auctionCogeco, the Canadian telco, has spent a total of $24 million for residual spectrum licences in the 700MHz, 2500MHz, 2300MHz and PCS-G bands.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3808347/Cogeco-spends-24-million-in-Canadian-spectrum-auction.htmlMon, 21 May 2018 14:45:00 GMTTelefónica launches mobile Data Optimisation serviceTelefónica’s wholesale business unit, Telefónica International Wholesale Services, has enhanced its mobile services portfolio with a brand new service, Data Optimisation.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3808407/Telefnica-launches-mobile-Data-Optimisation-service.htmlMon, 21 May 2018 14:00:00 GMTHGC and Anam deploy SMS firewall for A2PHGC Global Communications has teamed with SMS firewall vendor Anam Technologies to deploy an SMS firewall and application-to-peer (A2P) gateway for Vietnamobile.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3808337/HGC-and-Anam-deploy-SMS-firewall-for-A2P.htmlMon, 21 May 2018 13:30:00 GMTPLDT opposes tower-sharing move from Globe TelecomPhilippines operator PLDT has turned down a proposal from rival Globe Telecom to share existing towers.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3807861/PLDT-opposes-tower-sharing-move-from-Globe-Telecom.htmlFri, 18 May 2018 11:30:00 GMTMike Parton to chair TDC as CEO announces plans to step downDanish incumbent TDC is looking for a new CEO after Pernille Erenbjerg said she would step down at the end of 2018.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3807823/Mike-Parton-to-chair-TDC-as-CEO-announces-plans-to-step-down.htmlFri, 18 May 2018 11:00:00 GMTTelia and Tele2 to shut down 3G services in SwedenSwedish incumbent Telia and its rival Tele2 are to shut down their 3G services, starting later this year.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3807854/Telia-and-Tele2-to-shut-down-3G-services-in-Sweden.htmlFri, 18 May 2018 11:00:00 GMTInterDigital completes 5G integrated backhaul project and appoints new CTOInterDigital, as part of a consortium of 20 industry companies, has completed its three year European Union Horizon 2020 project.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3807499/InterDigital-completes-5G-integrated-backhaul-project-and-appoints-new-CTO.htmlThu, 17 May 2018 12:00:00 GMTUS Senate opposes FCC’s plan to end net neutralityThe US Senate has issued a challenge to the country’s telecoms regulator by voting in favour of net neutrality.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3807502/US-Senate-opposes-FCCs-plan-to-end-net-neutrality.htmlThu, 17 May 2018 12:00:00 GMTTrump in unexpected move to save ZTE from his own Department of CommercePresident Donald Trump appears to have stepped in to the trade war between Chinese telecoms vendor ZTE and the US Department of Commerce – on the side of ZTE.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3806784/Trump-in-unexpected-move-to-save-ZTE-from-his-own-Department-of-Commerce.htmlMon, 14 May 2018 13:30:00 GMTBT takes ‘drastic action’ to rebuild as Wholesale and GS slump in revenueRevenue and profit of BT’s Global Services division and its Wholesale and Ventures divisions were both down sharply last year.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3806425/BT-takes-drastic-action-to-rebuild-as-Wholesale-and-GS-slump-in-revenue.htmlFri, 11 May 2018 13:30:00 GMTBrenderup selects Interoute for cloud hostingInteroute has been selected by Brenderup Group, manufacturer of trailers and load carrier systems, to host the company’s server environment.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3806185/Brenderup-selects-Interoute-for-cloud-hosting.htmlWed, 09 May 2018 19:15:00 GMTLiberty Global sells European operations to Vodafone for $22.7bnLiberty Global has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its operations in Germany, Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic to Vodafone Group for $22.7 billion.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3805995/Liberty-Global-sells-European-operations-to-Vodafone-for-227bn.htmlWed, 09 May 2018 18:00:00 GMTZTE ‘shuts down major operating activities’ after US actionZTE says it has shut down operations because of the action taken against it last month by the US.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3806024/ZTE-shuts-down-major-operating-activities-after-US-action.htmlWed, 09 May 2018 18:00:00 GMTNot enough fibre as 5G starts rollout, ITW hears, but apps will be keyApplications will be key to the success of 5G rollouts over the next few years, but better fibre networks will be needed, an ITW conference session heard today.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3805340/Not-enough-fibre-as-5G-starts-rollout-ITW-hears-but-apps-will-be-key.htmlTue, 08 May 2018 01:00:00 GMTDeutsche Telekom unveils its Universal Wifi Access solutionDeutsche Telekom International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS), has announced its new Universal Wifi Access solution.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3805233/Deutsche-Telekom-unveils-its-Universal-Wifi-Access-solution.htmlMon, 07 May 2018 12:00:00 GMTSprint launches converged wholesale solutions at ITWSprint has announced the launch of its converged wholesale solutions at International Telecoms Week 2018.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3805228/Sprint-launches-converged-wholesale-solutions-at-ITW.htmlMon, 07 May 2018 09:15:00 GMTCloud is the new normalAs one of the market leaders in cloud technology, Ian Massingham, chief EMEA evangelist at AWS, speaks to Natalie Bannerman about the trends driving cloud consumption and his thoughts on the future of infrastructure providershttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3805229/Cloud-is-the-new-normal.htmlSun, 06 May 2018 22:30:00 GMTDNA prepares for 5G with backbone upgradeDNA has unveiled an upgrade to its backbone network which will allow it to support 5G services once they are ready to deploy.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3804886/DNA-prepares-for-5G-with-backbone-upgrade.htmlFri, 04 May 2018 11:15:00 GMTDT installs its first 5G antennas for Berlin trialsDeutsche Telekom (DT) has installed its first 5G antennas in Berlin, ready to roll out nationwide 5G services.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3804795/DT-installs-its-first-5G-antennas-for-Berlin-trials.htmlThu, 03 May 2018 16:00:00 GMTSparkle launches signalling security suiteSparkle has partnered with security and network protection firm Positive Technologies to launch a new and full suite of security services for signalling connectivity.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3804730/Sparkle-launches-signalling-security-suite.htmlThu, 03 May 2018 14:00:00 GMTThree questions businesses should ask about SMS and MMS messagingFlowroute VP of engineering Al Castle gives tips on demystifying SMS for SMBshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3804412/Three-questions-businesses-should-ask-about-SMS-and-MMS-messaging.htmlWed, 02 May 2018 15:15:00 GMTRCS is bringing sexy backVodafone Carrier Services CEO Brian Fitzpatrick talks about the carrier's messaging strategyhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3804072/RCS-is-bringing-sexy-back.htmlTue, 01 May 2018 17:30:00 GMTT-Mobile US to take over Sprint to create $146bn companyDeutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile US is to take over SoftBank’s Sprint in a non-cash deal that will create a powerful US mobile operator to compete with Verizon and AT&T.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3803789/T-Mobile-US-to-take-over-Sprint-to-create-146bn-company.htmlMon, 30 Apr 2018 13:30:00 GMTFiberLight to merge with Globalstar in $1.65bn dealGlobalstar, the telecoms satellite provider, will merge with FiberLight, the metro fibre provider, in a deal worth $1.65 billion.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3803764/FiberLight-to-merge-with-Globalstar-in-165bn-deal.htmlMon, 30 Apr 2018 12:45:00 GMTYahsat buys Thuraya adding two satellites to its offeringMiddle Eastern satellite provider Yahsat has entered into an agreement that will see it buy a majority stake in rival Thuraya as it looks to boost its global footprint.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3803326/Yahsat-buys-Thuraya-adding-two-satellites-to-its-offering.htmlFri, 27 Apr 2018 13:00:00 GMTTIM shareholders to vote on CEO as court delays battle with ElliottElliott group, the activist shareholders in Telecom Italia (TIM), cannot put forward its own slate of directors until next month – at the company’s second shareholders’ meeting in 10 days.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802419/TIM-shareholders-to-vote-on-CEO-as-court-delays-battle-with-Elliott.htmlTue, 24 Apr 2018 12:30:00 GMT