Regionshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2206©2018 Capacity Media60RegionsRCom shareholders approve asset monetisation planReliance Communications’ (RCom) shareholders have green-lit an asset monetisation plan that sees the company sell off spectrum, tower, fibre and telecom infrastructure.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788099/RCom-shareholders-approve-asset-monetisation-plan.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 15:30:00 GMTTelefónica deploys seven new virtualisation hubs for wholesaleTelefónica’s International Wholesale Services has deployed seven new Network Functions Hubs to boost adoption of virtualisation.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788096/Telefnica-deploys-seven-new-virtualisation-hubs-for-wholesale.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 15:00:00 GMT2018 plan is to “sell, sell, sell!” says Angola CablesAngola Cable's CCO Artur Mendes talks to Capacity about the company’s South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), its data centre in Fortaleza, Brazil and becoming a Microsoft ExpressRoute partner.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788104/2018-plan-is-to-sell-sell-sell-says-Angola-Cables.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 14:15:00 GMTGSMA report claims spectrum policies in Latam are impacting mobile qualityThe GSMA has claimed spectrum policies in Latin America are having an impact on the quality of mobile services in the region.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788089/GSMA-report-claims-spectrum-policies-in-Latam-are-impacting-mobile-quality.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 14:00:00 GMTDeutsche Telekom sets up US lab for edge computing trials with 5GDeutsche Telekom has set up an edge computing lab in the US, in collaboration with tower and fibre provider Crown Castlehttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788052/Deutsche-Telekom-sets-up-US-lab-for-edge-computing-trials-with-5G.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMTMyanmar’s two newest telcos ready to roll out 4GMyTel and Amara Communications, the newest entrants to the Myanmar telecoms market, have announced their plans for the deployment of 4G.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788005/Myanmars-two-newest-telcos-ready-to-roll-out-4G.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 12:30:00 GMTThe FCC backs SpaceX's satellite internet proposalElon Musk’s SpaceX has been endorsed by the Federal Communications Commission to build a satellite-based internet network.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787975/The-FCC-backs-SpaceXs-satellite-internet-proposal.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 11:30:00 GMTCoreSite to build new Chicago data centre, doubling city capacityCoreSite is to build a second data centre in Chicago, close to its existing data centre in the city, at a cost of up to $210 million.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788004/CoreSite-to-build-new-Chicago-data-centre-doubling-city-capacity.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 11:15:00 GMTEquinix acquires Infomart Dallas hub for $800mEquinix has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Infomart Dallas, including its operations and tenants, from ASB Real Estate Investments, in an $800 million debt and cash transaction.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787932/Equinix-acquires-Infomart-Dallas-hub-for-800m.htmlThu, 15 Feb 2018 15:45:00 GMTeStruxture Data Centers snaps up Kolotek amid $180m growth planseStruxture Data Centers has acquired Québec-based data centre operator Kolotek from Gaz Métro Plus, further solidifying eStruxture’s leadership position in the Montreal market.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787879/eStruxture-Data-Centers-snaps-up-Kolotek-amid-180m-growth-plans.htmlThu, 15 Feb 2018 15:00:00 GMTKao London Data Centre launches at Kao Data Campus in HarlowKao Data has opened the doors to its Kao London One Data Centre, the first of four data centres to be built at the £200 million Kao Data Campus in Harlow.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787783/Kao-London-Data-Centre-launches-at-Kao-Data-Campus-in-Harlow.htmlThu, 15 Feb 2018 14:15:00 GMTGlobe Telecom holding talks over independent tower firmGlobe Telecom has opened discussions with an unnamed company about plans to outsource the building of its cell towers.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787776/Globe-Telecom-holding-talks-over-independent-tower-firm.htmlThu, 15 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMTVodafone loses appeal against KPN's acquisition of ReggefiberVodafone Netherlands has lost its appeal in the Dutch Corporate Appeals Court (CBb) against KPN’s €610 million acquisition of Reggefiber.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787772/Vodafone-loses-appeal-against-KPNs-acquisition-of-Reggefiber.htmlThu, 15 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMTBharti Airtel examines selling stake in African mobile operationsIndian operator Bharti Airtel is considering selling shares in its African operation, which has 14 operations from Burkina Faso to Zambia.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787763/Bharti-Airtel-examines-selling-stake-in-African-mobile-operations.htmlThu, 15 Feb 2018 12:15:00 GMTDigicel granted 700MHz spectrum licence in PanamaDigicel has won a block of 700MHz spectrum in Panama after approval from the National Public Services Authority.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787774/Digicel-granted-700MHz-spectrum-licence-in-Panama.htmlThu, 15 Feb 2018 12:15:00 GMTInmarsat and Intellian to enhance FleetBroadband serviceInmarsat and Intellian have entered into an agreement to enhance Inmarsat’s FleetBroaband service over the next 10 years.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787603/Inmarsat-and-Intellian-to-enhance-FleetBroadband-service.htmlWed, 14 Feb 2018 15:00:00 GMTWindstream unveils new enterprise and wholesale brand strategyWindstream has launched new brands for its enterprise and wholesale business a year after it completed its acquisition of EarthLink.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787614/Windstream-unveils-new-enterprise-and-wholesale-brand-strategy.htmlWed, 14 Feb 2018 15:00:00 GMTSTC’s Viva in $133m deal to upgrade and expand Kuwait networkKuwaiti operator Viva is to borrow the equivalent of $133 million to upgrade its network.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787608/STCs-Viva-in-133m-deal-to-upgrade-and-expand-Kuwait-network.htmlWed, 14 Feb 2018 13:15:00 GMTTransatel and Pure Cloud Solutions launch FMC MVNO solutionTransatel and Pure Cloud Solutions have partnered together to launch a fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) solution for MVNOs.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787551/Transatel-and-Pure-Cloud-Solutions-launch-FMC-MVNO-solution.htmlWed, 14 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMTUK 5G spectrum auction set for April after court rejects Three’s bid for lower capThe UK is likely to press ahead with an auction for spectrum for 4G and 5G services in the next few weeks following a court decision.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787517/UK-5G-spectrum-auction-set-for-April-after-court-rejects-Threes-bid-for-lower-cap.htmlWed, 14 Feb 2018 12:00:00 GMTOpus Interactive completes 90kW expansion in Infomart's Portland facilityOpus Interactive, a provider of cloud hosting solutions, has completed a 90kW expansion of its footprint within Infomart Data Centers’ facility in Portland, Oregon.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787512/Opus-Interactive-completes-90kW-expansion-in-Infomarts-Portland-facility.htmlWed, 14 Feb 2018 11:45:00 GMTNTT reports mixed results for nine month financialsNTT Communications has released its financial results for the nine months ended 31 December 2017.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787283/NTT-reports-mixed-results-for-nine-month-financials.htmlTue, 13 Feb 2018 14:15:00 GMTOracle announces 12 new data centre locations for cloudOracle has unveiled plans to launch 12 new data centre regions, expanding its new enterprise cloud platform to Asia.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787287/Oracle-announces-12-new-data-centre-locations-for-cloud.htmlTue, 13 Feb 2018 14:00:00 GMTVerizon conducts 5G calling trial with Nokia and QualcommVerizon has trialled over-the-air calls on a 3GPP-compliant 5G New Radio, becoming the first operator to demonstrate the technology, it claims.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787290/Verizon-conducts-5G-calling-trial-with-Nokia-and-Qualcomm.htmlTue, 13 Feb 2018 14:00:00 GMT53 nations set up platform to keep traffic within AfricaThe Smart Africa Alliance – backed by all 53 African countries – has taken a major step to set up a roaming platform across the continent, with the aim to reduce mobile costs.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787272/53-nations-set-up-platform-to-keep-traffic-within-Africa.htmlTue, 13 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMTLiberty Latin America to acquire CableticaLiberty Latin America is to acquire an 80% stake in Cabletica, the Costa Rican cable operator, which has been valued at $250 million.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787270/Liberty-Latin-America-to-acquire-Cabletica.htmlTue, 13 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMTOpen Fiber builds 200Gbps Rome-Florence connection, scalable to 400GbpsItalian wholesale provider Open Fiber has started a commercial trial of a 200Gbps connection between Rome and Florence as part of its Zion backbone network.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787266/Open-Fiber-builds-200Gbps-Rome-Florence-connection-scalable-to-400Gbps.htmlTue, 13 Feb 2018 12:00:00 GMTTigo El Salvador to sell back towers to SBA for $145mMillicom’sTigo El Salvador has signed an agreement to sell up to 800 wireless communications towers to a subsidiary of SBA Communications Corporation (SBA) for $145 million.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787031/Tigo-El-Salvador-to-sell-back-towers-to-SBA-for-145m.htmlMon, 12 Feb 2018 14:15:00 GMTTelia denies TDC takeover talks as speculation over Danish operator growsTelia Company has denied reports it is holding talks with Danish rival TDC over a possible takeover.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787034/Telia-denies-TDC-takeover-talks-as-speculation-over-Danish-operator-grows.htmlMon, 12 Feb 2018 13:15:00 GMTViasat and United Airlines deliver high-speed connectivity to passengersViasat, the global satellite company, has entered into a contract to deliver next-gen internet connectivity to a fleet of United Airlines (UAL) aircraft.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3787017/Viasat-and-United-Airlines-deliver-high-speed-connectivity-to-passengers.htmlMon, 12 Feb 2018 12:45:00 GMT