Wireless & Mobilehttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2198©2018 Capacity Media60Wireless & MobileHutch 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.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3794418/Hutch-chairman-Li-Ka-shing-retires-at-89-on-12-a-week.htmlFri, 16 Mar 2018 14:30:00 GMTZimbabwe telecoms revenue tops $1bn driven by demand for dataThe Zimbabwean telecoms market is worth more than $1 billion according to figures from the African nation’s regulator.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3794388/Zimbabwe-telecoms-revenue-tops-1bn-driven-by-demand-for-data.htmlFri, 16 Mar 2018 14:00:00 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.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3794317/UK-unveils-telecoms-investments-as-O2-outlines-5G-use-cases.htmlFri, 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.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3794296/Vivendi-scorns-activist-attempt-to-unseat-six-TIM-directors.htmlFri, 16 Mar 2018 11:45:00 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.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3794098/BT-hires-new-head-of-planning-and-transformation-from-Boston-Consulting.htmlThu, 15 Mar 2018 12:00:00 GMTEricsson, Nokia lose infrastructure market share while Huawei continues to growHuawei has been named as the biggest telecom equipment maker of 2017, beating Ericsson, Nokia, ZTE and Samsung.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3794074/Ericsson-Nokia-lose-infrastructure-market-share-while-Huawei-continues-to-grow.htmlThu, 15 Mar 2018 11:45:00 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.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3793785/LeoSat-Phasor-team-up-to-unleash-global-enterprise-connectivity.htmlWed, 14 Mar 2018 12:30:00 GMTNigeria’s 9Mobile set to change hands if bidder meets deadline for $50m depositTeleology Holdings is set to take control of the former Etisalat Nigeria this week if it pays its $50 million deposit on its bid.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3793705/Nigerias-9Mobile-set-to-change-hands-if-bidder-meets-deadline-for-50m-deposit.htmlWed, 14 Mar 2018 11:30:00 GMTOfcom unveils date for UK's 5G spectrum auctionUK telecoms regulator Ofcom will open bidding for spectrum bands seen as key to 5G deployments a week today, with six firms set to compete for the 2.3GHz band and 3.4GHz band licences.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3793402/Ofcom-unveils-date-for-UKs-5G-spectrum-auction.htmlTue, 13 Mar 2018 12:00:00 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.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3793383/mu-Space-SES-and-Hughes-to-provide-broadband-access-to-rural-Thailand.htmlTue, 13 Mar 2018 11:30:00 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".http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3793162/Nokia-is-creating-value-and-developing-strong-use-cases-for-5G-and-IoT-says-Cormac-Whelan.htmlMon, 12 Mar 2018 10:00:00 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.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3792825/Telkom-Kenya-applies-for-EIB-loan-to-help-fund-75m-network-investment.htmlFri, 09 Mar 2018 10:45:00 GMTNo surprise as former AIS tycoon Thaksin Shinawatra fails to turn up in courtThe founder of Thai telecoms operator AIS did not turn up at the Supreme Court in Bangkok this week for a resumed hearing on corruption charges.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3792580/No-surprise-as-former-AIS-tycoon-Thaksin-Shinawatra-fails-to-turn-up-in-court.htmlThu, 08 Mar 2018 10:30:00 GMTNokia names Sanjay Goel as president of global servicesNokia has appointed Sanjay Goel as the new president of global services and as a member of the Nokia Group Leadership Team (GLT).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3791884/Nokia-names-Sanjay-Goel-as-president-of-global-services.htmlTue, 06 Mar 2018 11:45:00 GMTVerizon, Straight Path pay record $614m FCC fineVerizon Communications and its newly-incorporated Straight Path wireless unit have paid the largest civil penalty ever to the US Treasury to resolve a Commission investigation.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3791380/Verizon-Straight-Path-pay-record-614m-FCC-fine.htmlFri, 02 Mar 2018 15:30:00 GMTSTC and Cisco to develop 5G technologies in Saudi ArabiaSaudi Telecom Company (STC) and Cisco will collaborate on the development of 5G communications systems and networks in Saudi Arabia.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3791347/STC-and-Cisco-to-develop-5G-technologies-in-Saudi-Arabia.htmlFri, 02 Mar 2018 15:15:00 GMTMexico's IFT approves Altan Redes 4G wholesale offerThe Federal Telecommunications Institute of Mexico (IFT) has approved an amended reference offer from Altan Redes over its 4G wholesale network Red Compartida project.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3791302/Mexicos-IFT-approves-Altan-Redes-4G-wholesale-offer.htmlFri, 02 Mar 2018 15:00:00 GMTZTE releases its RCS MaaP 2.0 solutionZTE has unveiled its RCS Messaging-as-a-Platform (Maap) 2.0 solution and displayed end-to-end services to help operators foster a new ecosystem in the AI industry.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3791197/ZTE-releases-its-RCS-MaaP-20-solution.htmlFri, 02 Mar 2018 13:00:00 GMTZTE collaborates with MTN on 5G commercialisation project in MEAZTE and MTN have entered into an agreement on the development of 5G network architectures in the Middle East & Africa (MEA).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3790730/ZTE-collaborates-with-MTN-on-5G-commercialisation-project-in-MEA.htmlWed, 28 Feb 2018 15:30:00 GMTViasat deploys 100Mbps unlimited satellite internet across the USViasat, the global satellite company, has announced the availability of the fastest satellite-based home internet service across US, with speeds up to 100Mbps.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3790184/Viasat-deploys-100Mbps-unlimited-satellite-internet-across-the-US.htmlTue, 27 Feb 2018 13:15:00 GMTInfoBip and Vodafone to deliver RCS to enterprises like UberInfoBip is launching Rich Communication Services to enterprises in partnership with Vodafone.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3790177/InfoBip-and-Vodafone-to-deliver-RCS-to-enterprises-like-Uber.htmlTue, 27 Feb 2018 12:00:00 GMTThe Satellite Applications Catapult picks Juniper Networks to launch 5G testbedThe Satellite Applications Catapult has selected Juniper Networks to build a secure, end-to-end network infrastructure to support Juniper’s 5G testbed.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3790170/The-Satellite-Applications-Catapult-picks-Juniper-Networks-to-launch-5G-testbed.htmlTue, 27 Feb 2018 11:15:00 GMTAjit Pai plans 24GHz and 28GHz spectrum auction for 5GUS regulator Ajit Pai had to defend his stance on net neutrality after his speech at Mobile World Congress last night – but revealed details of new spectrum auctions.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3790125/Ajit-Pai-plans-24GHz-and-28GHz-spectrum-auction-for-5G.htmlTue, 27 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMTDeutsche Telekom CEO says BT ‘attractive’ a year before embargo on bid expiresDeutsche Telekom may be interested in bidding for BT when the embargo on buying or selling shares runs out in two years’ time.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3790075/Deutsche-Telekom-CEO-says-BT-attractive-a-year-before-embargo-on-bid-expires.htmlMon, 26 Feb 2018 16:00:00 GMTUS and China to lead in 5G rollout while Europe lags, say Ericsson and Nokia CEOsThe first 5G services will be in service by the end of this year, say the CEOs of both Ericsson and Nokia.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3789938/US-and-China-to-lead-in-5G-rollout-while-Europe-lags-say-Ericsson-and-Nokia-CEOs.htmlMon, 26 Feb 2018 09:15:00 GMTTelefónica lines up with Facebook, Google and Microsoft in consumer AI programmeTelefónica has launched an artificial intelligence (AI)-based service for consumers in six countries in association with Facebook, Google and Microsoft.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3789921/Telefnica-lines-up-with-Facebook-Google-and-Microsoft-in-consumer-AI-programme.htmlMon, 26 Feb 2018 06:15:00 GMTO2 to launch consumer 5G trials at The O2O2 is to launch a 5G testbed at its sports and entertainment venue, The O2 Arena, in North Greenwich.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3789298/O2-to-launch-consumer-5G-trials-at-The-O2.htmlThu, 22 Feb 2018 17:00:00 GMTCohham deploys ‘world’s first’ distributed antenna system networkCobham Wireless launches its distributed antenna system network in Berlin, supporting a number of indoor and outdoor smart city and IoT applications.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3789025/Cohham-deploys-worlds-first-distributed-antenna-system-network.htmlWed, 21 Feb 2018 17:45:00 GMTCaribbean spectrum management could lower costs for broadband services, says the CTUThe Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) says that once properly managed, licensing the use of spectrum could generate millions of dollars for Caribbean Governments.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788755/Caribbean-spectrum-management-could-lower-costs-for-broadband-services-says-the-CTU.htmlWed, 21 Feb 2018 11:15:00 GMTPhoenix Tower buys 215 wireless tower sites from Digicel in the West IndiesPhoenix Tower International (PTI) has completed its transaction with Digicel Antilles Francaises Guyane (Digicel) for the purchase of 215 wireless communication tower sites.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788751/Phoenix-Tower-buys-215-wireless-tower-sites-from-Digicel-in-the-West-Indies.htmlWed, 21 Feb 2018 11:15:00 GMT