Regionshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2206©2018 Capacity Media60RegionsLiquid Telecom appoints new group chief operating officerLiquid Telecom, the pan-African telco, has appointed Ahmad Mokhles as its new group chief operating officer.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821818/Liquid-Telecom-appoints-new-group-chief-operating-officer.htmlThu, 19 Jul 2018 11:30:00 GMTMasmovil signs 10-year fibre agreement with UfinetMasmovil, a Spanish operator, has entered into a 10-year agreement with Ufinet, a fibre optics telecoms operator.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821541/Masmovil-signs-10-year-fibre-agreement-with-Ufinet.htmlWed, 18 Jul 2018 13:30:00 GMTBICS launches Local SMS FirewallBICS has launched a fully-managed end-to-end solution which allows operators protect and optimise their SMS traffic and revenues.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821525/BICS-launches-Local-SMS-Firewall.htmlWed, 18 Jul 2018 12:15:00 GMTCenturyLink launches dedicated access to Oracle CloudCenturyLink has announced a new dedicated and private access service to Oracle Cloud through the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect platform.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821536/CenturyLink-launches-dedicated-access-to-Oracle-Cloud.htmlWed, 18 Jul 2018 12:15:00 GMTVIRTUS's London data centre campus goes liveVIRTUS Data Centres has announced that its new London data centre campus, one of the largest in the UK capital, is now live.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821532/VIRTUSs-London-data-centre-campus-goes-live.htmlWed, 18 Jul 2018 12:15:00 GMTChina Mobile starts global data centre deployment in SingaporeThe international operation of China Mobile has started work on its second data centre outside mainland China.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821528/China-Mobile-starts-global-data-centre-deployment-in-Singapore.htmlWed, 18 Jul 2018 12:00:00 GMTKyle Malady to be Verizon acting CTO as Vestberg heads to the topVerizon has named an acting CTO to take over the company’s technology brief after Hans Vestberg becomes CEO.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821539/Kyle-Malady-to-be-Verizon-acting-CTO-as-Vestberg-heads-to-the-top.htmlWed, 18 Jul 2018 12:00:00 GMTGoogle to launch first private trans-Atlantic subsea cableGoogle Cloud has announced plans to build its first private trans-Atlantic subsea cable – Dunant, which will connect France and the US.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821543/Google-to-launch-first-private-trans-Atlantic-subsea-cable.htmlWed, 18 Jul 2018 11:30:00 GMTSafaricom ‘to license mobile money technology’ to EthiopiaEthiopia’s Ethio Telecom is set to offer mobile money services, ahead of an expected split into two competing operators.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821514/Safaricom-to-license-mobile-money-technology-to-Ethiopia.htmlWed, 18 Jul 2018 10:15:00 GMTFrance to try autonomous vehicle services in new Paris 5G trialsFrance is to begin autonomous vehicle trials in the Paris region as part of its ambitious plan to roll out 5G networks and services.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821268/France-to-try-autonomous-vehicle-services-in-new-Paris-5G-trials.htmlTue, 17 Jul 2018 13:00:00 GMTPCH opens two new connections at France-IX Marseille facilityPacket Clearing House (PCH) has extended its relationship with France-IX through two new connections at France-IX Marseille as well as an upgrade to its existing Paris connections.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821257/PCH-opens-two-new-connections-at-France-IX-Marseille-facility.htmlTue, 17 Jul 2018 13:00:00 GMTVerizon boosts 4G service in 1,100 US cities to a possible 1GbpsVerizon has expanded its most advanced version of LTE to 1,100 markets, potentially delivering almost 1Gbps to customers.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821252/Verizon-boosts-4G-service-in-1100-US-cities-to-a-possible-1Gbps.htmlTue, 17 Jul 2018 12:45:00 GMTRSVP your free Wholesale Wednesday passLast chance to join the wholesale community for the 1st edition of Wholesale Wednesdays, a free to attend evening of networking with complimentary drinks and canapés.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3819947/RSVP-your-free-Wholesale-Wednesday-pass.htmlTue, 17 Jul 2018 12:00:00 GMTEricsson, Telstra and Intel complete first end-to-end 5G network data callTelstra and Intel have completed the first end-to-end 5G non-standalone (NSA) 3GPP data call on a commercial mobile network using Ericsson equipment.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821219/Ericsson-Telstra-and-Intel-complete-first-end-to-end-5G-network-data-call.htmlTue, 17 Jul 2018 11:45:00 GMTTelia buys TDC’s Norway consumer and business operation for €2.2bnTDC has completed its withdrawal back into Denmark by selling its last non-Danish business, TDC Norway, to Telia.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821216/Telia-buys-TDCs-Norway-consumer-and-business-operation-for-22bn.htmlTue, 17 Jul 2018 11:15:00 GMTVodafone and Tunisie Telecom partner on TunisiaVodafone and Tunisie Telecom have entered into a new partner market agreement for Tunisia, making it the first such partnership for Vodafone in North Africa.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821004/Vodafone-and-Tunisie-Telecom-partner-on-Tunisia.htmlMon, 16 Jul 2018 13:30:00 GMTLiquid Telecom and Telecom Egypt partner to complete 'Cape to Cairo' fibre networkLiquid Telecom has struck an agreement with Telecom Egypt that will allow the African operator to complete a pan-African terrestrial fibre network, stretching from Cape Town, South Africa, to Cairo, Egypt.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821012/Liquid-Telecom-and-Telecom-Egypt-partner-to-complete-Cape-to-Cairo-fibre-network.htmlMon, 16 Jul 2018 13:15:00 GMTE-marine rockets in for MARS subsea cable installationEtisalat’s marine engineering and submarine cable installation arm, E-marine, has won a contract from Huawei Marine Networks to install the Mauritius and Rodrigues Submarine Cable System (MARS).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821009/E-marine-rockets-in-for-MARS-subsea-cable-installation.htmlMon, 16 Jul 2018 13:00:00 GMTOrange Business Services snaps up Basefarm in €350m dealOrange has struck a €350 million deal to buy a 100% stake in Basefarm Holding, a cloud infrastructure and critical applications provider for the enterprise sector.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821010/Orange-Business-Services-snaps-up-Basefarm-in-350m-deal.htmlMon, 16 Jul 2018 13:00:00 GMTCirrus Data Solutions enters data centre market in Salt Lake CityCirrus Data Solutions (CDS) is entering the data centre market in Salt Lake City with the launch of a new facility in the area.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820996/Cirrus-Data-Solutions-enters-data-centre-market-in-Salt-Lake-City.htmlMon, 16 Jul 2018 12:45:00 GMTXavier Niel ‘may use €260m MTN Cyprus deal to expand Mediterranean footprint’Xavier Niel, the French businessman whose company bought Ireland’s Eir in April, has added MTN Cyprus to his empire.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820991/Xavier-Niel-may-use-260m-MTN-Cyprus-deal-to-expand-Mediterranean-footprint.htmlMon, 16 Jul 2018 12:00:00 GMTSGIX launches PoP in STT GDC’s colocation facility in SingaporeST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) is partnering with Singapore Internet Exchange (SGIX) to launch a new point of presence (PoP) in STT Tai Seng 1.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820979/SGIX-launches-PoP-in-STT-GDCs-colocation-facility-in-Singapore.htmlMon, 16 Jul 2018 11:30:00 GMTDoT throws out RCom’s complaint against VodafoneThe Indian Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has rejected a complaint made by Reliance Communications (RCom) over unfair treatment on spectrum charges.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820649/DoT-throws-out-RComs-complaint-against-Vodafone.htmlFri, 13 Jul 2018 14:00:00 GMTEl Al in-flight connectivity option takes off with Viasat partnershipSatellite operator ViaSat has partnered with Israeli airline El Al to launch an in-flight wifi system that will be offered across the majority of its fleet.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820643/El-Al-in-flight-connectivity-option-takes-off-with-Viasat-partnership.htmlFri, 13 Jul 2018 13:00:00 GMTMetro Optic & Crosslake Fibre to launch Montreal-Toronto cableMetro Optic and Crosslake Fibre have partnered to build a new fibre cable system linking the Canadian cities of Montreal and Toronto, including a submarine part running through Lake Ontario.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820611/Metro-Optic-and-Crosslake-Fibre-to-launch-Montreal-Toronto-cable.htmlFri, 13 Jul 2018 13:00:00 GMTCEO of Indiana Fiber Network appointed to INDATEL board of directorsJames (Jim) Turner, CEO of Indiana Fiber Network (IFN), has been appointed to INDATEL’s board of directors making him the second IFN CEO to serve on the board.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820536/CEO-of-Indiana-Fiber-Network-appointed-to-INDATEL-board-of-directors.htmlFri, 13 Jul 2018 12:30:00 GMTRegulator approves Kazakhtelecom’s $600m deal to buy Kcell from TeliaKazakhstan’s competition regulator has approved the plan for state-controlled Kazakhtelecom to buy Telia’s 75% stake in Kcell.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820549/Regulator-approves-Kazakhtelecoms-600m-deal-to-buy-Kcell-from-Telia.htmlFri, 13 Jul 2018 12:00:00 GMTBack to court: US government tries to eclipse $60bn AT&T/Time Warner decisionThe US government has returned to fight AT&T’s acquisition of media company Time Warner, a month after it lost the court battle over the $60 billion deal.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820513/Back-to-court-US-government-tries-to-eclipse-60bn-AT-TTime-Warner-decision.htmlFri, 13 Jul 2018 11:30:00 GMTInfomart Data Centers launches sustainability initiatives at Ashburn facilityInfomart Data Centers, a US wholesale carrier-neutral data centre provide, has confirmed progress of its sustainability initiatives.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820308/Infomart-Data-Centers-launches-sustainability-initiatives-at-Ashburn-facility.htmlThu, 12 Jul 2018 16:00:00 GMTEutelsat, Intelsat and SES partner on C-band spectrum proposalGlobal satellite operators, Intelsat, SES and Eutelsat, are working together on a market-based proposal for future use of the lower C-band spectrum in the US.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820243/Eutelsat-Intelsat-and-SES-partner-on-C-band-spectrum-proposal.htmlThu, 12 Jul 2018 14:45:00 GMT