Newshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2209©2018 Capacity Media60NewsFrance 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 GMTAmdocs launches 5G ready-to-use solution for CSPsAmdocs has launched a comprehensive support solution for 5G rollouts for communication service providers (CSPs).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821235/Amdocs-launches-5G-ready-to-use-solution-for-CSPs.htmlTue, 17 Jul 2018 12:30:00 GMTRSVP your free Wholesale Wednesday passLast chance to join the wholesale community for the 1st edition of Wholesale Wednesdays tomorrow, 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 GMTCapacity's 20 SDN Market Leaders 2018 Nomination FormNominations are open for the 20 SDN Market Leaders 2018 power listing. Who are the most prominent names leading the SDN market? Have your say.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3821261/Capacitys-20-SDN-Market-Leaders-2018-Nomination-Form.htmlTue, 17 Jul 2018 00:15:00 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 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 GMTInterxion launches new London data centre at City Hall eventInterxion has officially launched its new London data centre facility, its third in the city, at an event at the UK capital’s City Hall building.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820345/Interxion-launches-new-London-data-centre-at-City-Hall-event.htmlThu, 12 Jul 2018 14:15:00 GMTBSNL picks NEC to build subsea cable linking Indian mainland to A&N IslandsNEC’s Indian subsidiary NECTI has been selected BSNL to design, engineer, supply, install and implement a subsea cable system connect India’s Chennai and the Adnaman and Nicobar Islands (A&N Islands).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820241/BSNL-picks-NEC-to-build-subsea-cable-linking-Indian-mainland-to-A-N-Islands.htmlThu, 12 Jul 2018 14:00:00 GMTFiberLight undergoes major corporate rebrandingFiberLight, a fibre connectivity solutions partner, has revamped its corporate branding strategy, with a new logo, updated messaging and a redesigned website.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820235/FiberLight-undergoes-major-corporate-rebranding.htmlThu, 12 Jul 2018 14:00:00 GMTComcast ups offer for Sky to £26bn as battle with Fox and Disney goes onUS cable operator Comcast has increased its offer for UK-based satellite and telecoms company Sky to £26 billion, just as the UK government has approved an offer from Rupert Murdoch to buy the 61% of Sky he doesn’t own.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820271/Comcast-ups-offer-for-Sky-to-26bn-as-battle-with-Fox-and-Disney-goes-on.htmlThu, 12 Jul 2018 13:00:00 GMTOpenreach signs five-year FTTH equipment deals with Huawei and NokiaOpenreach has picked Huawei and Nokia to supply technology for its rollout of fibre to three million UK homes and businesses.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820227/Openreach-signs-five-year-FTTH-equipment-deals-with-Huawei-and-Nokia.htmlThu, 12 Jul 2018 13:00:00 GMTIndia to enforce net neutrality, says government telecoms chiefThe Indian government is to change operators’ telecoms licences to enforce net neutrality, with only certain critical services allowed fast lanes.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3820217/India-to-enforce-net-neutrality-says-government-telecoms-chief.htmlThu, 12 Jul 2018 12:00:00 GMTTelia Carrier to provide IP transit and backbone services to Cable ONETelia Carrier has announced that Cable ONE, a US based cable company, will deploy its IP transit and backbone services as it looks to support growing customer demand across 21 US states.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3819967/Telia-Carrier-to-provide-IP-transit-and-backbone-services-to-Cable-ONE.htmlWed, 11 Jul 2018 12:00:00 GMTVodafone completes €118m takeover of CYTA HellasVodafone has completed its acquisition of CYTA Hellas in a deal with a total worth of €118 million, boosting its fixed network in Greece.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3819956/Vodafone-completes-118m-takeover-of-CYTA-Hellas.htmlWed, 11 Jul 2018 12:00:00 GMT