Regionshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2206©2018 Capacity Media60RegionsAustralian PM Turnbull confirms subsea cable link to Solomon IslandsAustralian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has unveiled that a new subsea cable linking the Solomon Islands and Papa New Guinea with Australia is set to go live by the end of 2019.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802444/Australian-PM-Turnbull-confirms-subsea-cable-link-to-Solomon-Islands.htmlTue, 24 Apr 2018 14:00:00 GMTSTC reports 2.1% profit increase in Q1 of 2018Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has reported a net income increase of 2.1% quarter-on-quarter, for the first three months of 2018.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802423/STC-reports-21-profit-increase-in-Q1-of-2018.htmlTue, 24 Apr 2018 13:30:00 GMTCityFibre set to be bought by Goldman Sachs-backed consortium in £538 million dealUK-based telecoms firm CityFibre is the subject of a £538 million takeover bid from a consortium of infrastructure funds backed by Goldman Sachs.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802441/CityFibre-set-to-be-bought-by-Goldman-Sachs-backed-consortium-in-538-million-deal.htmlTue, 24 Apr 2018 13:15:00 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 GMTBrazil Tower Company secures $79m of funding to double portfolioNeutral tower provider Brazil Tower Company (BTC) has closed on $79 million of a $104 million long-term debt financing, which it plans to use to boost its tower portfolio.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802417/Brazil-Tower-Company-secures-79m-of-funding-to-double-portfolio.htmlTue, 24 Apr 2018 12:00:00 GMTSVP of Deutsche Telekom ICSS to step downMardia van der Walt (Niehaus) is to step down from her role as SVP of Deutsche Telekom’s International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS) division when her contract expires at the end of August 2018.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802440/SVP-of-Deutsche-Telekom-ICSS-to-step-down.htmlTue, 24 Apr 2018 12:00:00 GMTConnexin to build £5 million data centre in HullConnexin, the UK-based fixed wireless company, has unveiled plans to build a £5 million data centre in Hull.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802391/Connexin-to-build-5-million-data-centre-in-Hull.htmlTue, 24 Apr 2018 11:30:00 GMTHigh Court backs Telemex on network usage chargesMexico’s High Court has ruled in favour of Telmex, the fixed-line division of Carlos Slim’s America Movil, over its plan to charge for access to its network.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802270/High-Court-backs-Telemex-on-network-usage-charges.htmlMon, 23 Apr 2018 15:45:00 GMTCoriant, InterNexa complete Latam capacity trialCoriant and InterNexa have successfully completed a field trial featuring disaggregated 100G and 200G transmission over third-party optical infrastructure.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802268/Coriant-InterNexa-complete-Latam-capacity-trial.htmlMon, 23 Apr 2018 14:30:00 GMTChina Unicom and Huawei to develop 5G network slicingHuawei and China Unicom have entered into a joint innovation agreement to collaborate on 5G network slicing.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802176/China-Unicom-and-Huawei-to-develop-5G-network-slicing.htmlMon, 23 Apr 2018 14:15:00 GMTVodafone reportedly close to buying Liberty Global assetsReports over the weekend suggest that a blockbuster deal that would see Vodafone buy Liberty Global’s German and eastern European cable networks is imminent.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802177/Vodafone-reportedly-close-to-buying-Liberty-Global-assets.htmlMon, 23 Apr 2018 13:15:00 GMTJosh Snowhorn leaves CyrusOneJosh Snowhorn, vice president and general manager of interconnection at CyrusOne, has resigned to join new company EdgeMicro.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802164/Josh-Snowhorn-leaves-CyrusOne.htmlMon, 23 Apr 2018 12:45:00 GMTMainOne gains Côte d’Ivoire licence boosting wholesale connectivityMainOne has received a C1B licence allowing it to expand national and international connectivity services in Côte D’Ivoire.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802165/MainOne-gains-Cte-dIvoire-licence-boosting-wholesale-connectivity.htmlMon, 23 Apr 2018 12:00:00 GMTHawaiki subsea cable system completes fibre rolloutThe $350 million Hawaiki subsea cable has made its final landing in American Samoa, in partnership with America Samoa Telecommunications Authority (ASTCA).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802154/Hawaiki-subsea-cable-system-completes-fibre-rollout.htmlMon, 23 Apr 2018 11:45:00 GMTMegaport SDN boosts RagingWire’s Cloud Connect portfolioRagingWire Data Centers, part of the NTT Communications group, has added Megaport’s global SDN to its Cloud Connect portfolio of solution partners.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3802015/Megaport-SDN-boosts-RagingWires-Cloud-Connect-portfolio.htmlFri, 20 Apr 2018 16:30:00 GMTEquinix closes A$1bn Metronode acquisitionEquinix becomes Australian market leader with 15 IBX data centres nationwide after closing A$1.035 billion Metronode deal.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801943/Equinix-closes-A1bn-Metronode-acquisition.htmlFri, 20 Apr 2018 14:00:00 GMTEricsson reports sales down 25% quarter-on-quarterSwedish telecoms equipment vendor Ericsson’s sales are down 25% quarter-on-quarter, and 9% year-on-year.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801872/Ericsson-reports-sales-down-25-quarter-on-quarter.htmlFri, 20 Apr 2018 14:00:00 GMTAlgeria to have two new subsea cables by the end of the yearAlgeria is set to be connected to two new submarine cables by the end of 2018 linking Algeria to the US and Spain.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801801/Algeria-to-have-two-new-subsea-cables-by-the-end-of-the-year.htmlFri, 20 Apr 2018 13:30:00 GMTVodacom surpasses 80% coverage on 4GVodacom, the South African Vodafone subsidiary, has become the first African mobile network to exceed 80% population coverage on 4G.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801792/Vodacom-surpasses-80-coverage-on-4G.htmlFri, 20 Apr 2018 12:30:00 GMTZTE warns US: ‘We may go to law to protect company, customers and suppliers’ZTE has said that it might take legal action against the US authorities that have banned it from using US hardware and software.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801795/ZTE-warns-US-We-may-go-to-law-to-protect-company-customers-and-suppliers.htmlFri, 20 Apr 2018 12:30:00 GMTAfrica Data Centres expands its Nairobi facilityAfrica Data Centres, part of pan-African group Liquid Telecom, has expanded facilities at its flagship East Africa Data Centre (EADC) in Nairobi, Kenya.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801789/Africa-Data-Centres-expands-its-Nairobi-facility.htmlFri, 20 Apr 2018 12:15:00 GMTEvolve IP picks Oracle Communications to expand IP servicesEvolve IP, the cloud strategy company, is using Oracle Communications to upgrade its European network infrastructure and deliver new services.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801690/Evolve-IP-picks-Oracle-Communications-to-expand-IP-services.htmlThu, 19 Apr 2018 20:00:00 GMTEntel to deploy fibre to all its municipalities by 2022Entel, the Chilean operator, has confirmed its plans to extend its fibre-optic connectivity to all 339 municipal capitals by the year 2022.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801689/Entel-to-deploy-fibre-to-all-its-municipalities-by-2022.htmlThu, 19 Apr 2018 19:45:00 GMTVerizon hires former Alibaba exec to be COO of OathVerizon has hired a former global head of Alibaba group to run the division that includes the former AOL and Yahoo.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801687/Verizon-hires-former-Alibaba-exec-to-be-COO-of-Oath.htmlThu, 19 Apr 2018 19:00:00 GMTCisco ACI named as data centre solution of choice for service providersAn increasing number of service providers are turning to Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) the software defined networking (SDN) solution, says the company.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801677/Cisco-ACI-named-as-data-centre-solution-of-choice-for-service-providers.htmlThu, 19 Apr 2018 18:45:00 GMT‘Final attempt’ to breathe life into India’s bankrupt AircelIndian mobile operator Aircel, which was owned by Malaysia’s Maxis, may be brought back to life, according to reports from the country.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801684/Final-attempt-to-breathe-life-into-Indias-bankrupt-Aircel.htmlThu, 19 Apr 2018 17:30:00 GMTNet-neutrality supporter Mignon Clyburn leaves FCCMignon Clyburn, the strong advocate of net neutrality in the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has left the regulator after nine years.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801480/Net-neutrality-supporter-Mignon-Clyburn-leaves-FCC.htmlThu, 19 Apr 2018 00:15:00 GMTSiemens partners Orange to deploy global SD-WAN networkSiemens has extended its contract with Orange Business Services to launch its global Siemens Digitalisation Network (SDN), built on SD-WAN infrastructure.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801443/Siemens-partners-Orange-to-deploy-global-SD-WAN-network.htmlWed, 18 Apr 2018 16:45:00 GMTFCC offers small carriers help to simplify business data servicesThe US regulator says it wants to help small rural carriers to become more efficient by changing the way in which they charge for services.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801437/FCC-offers-small-carriers-help-to-simplify-business-data-services.htmlWed, 18 Apr 2018 16:00:00 GMTGhana’s Eastern Corridor subsea cable enters its final phaseThe Eastern Corridor subsea cable system in Ghana has begun its final phase of development and will be followed by 165km extension linking Accra to Ho.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3801434/Ghanas-Eastern-Corridor-subsea-cable-enters-its-final-phase.htmlWed, 18 Apr 2018 16:00:00 GMT