News©2016 Capacity Media60NewsC&W, Ericsson, Cisco team up to install Caribbean IP networksC&W Communications has signed agreements with Ericsson and Cisco to install three IP Caribbean networks that will serve as a backbone for IPTV services, fixed operations and business-to-business (B2B) services., 31 Aug 2016 12:00:00 GMTKcell launches LTE and announces network sharing with BeelineKcell has rolled out 4G services and announced a network sharing agreement with Beeline Kazakhstan, which Kcell CEO Arti Ots tells Capacity should reach 50% coverage by the end of 2017., 31 Aug 2016 12:00:00 GMTHuawei sets out aim to be leading enterprise cloud providerMore than 85% of enterprise applications will be cloud-based by 2025, and all enterprise IT solutions will be cloudified, says the current CEO of Huawei., 31 Aug 2016 11:30:00 GMTHuawei in talks with Guyana about e-government broadbandHuawei is discussing the possible expansion of Guyana’s e-government network, which uses fibre and LTE to connect schools and government agencies., 31 Aug 2016 10:45:00 GMTBharti Airtel optimises 30,000 base stations through its Open Network InitiativeBharti Airtel has optimized 30,000 base stations and upgraded 9,000 sites under its new Open Network initiative., 31 Aug 2016 10:15:00 GMTZain Iraq, Ericsson sign new 3G mobile network dealZain Iraq and Ericsson have extended a managed services deal which will see the vendor further optimise network and IT operations for Zain’s nationwide 3G network for another three years., 31 Aug 2016 10:00:00 GMTPCCW, Alibaba Cloud partner on anti-DDoS for enterprisesPCCW Global has partnered with Alibaba Cloud to expand their collaboration to provide cloud-based anti-DDoS security products to businesses., 30 Aug 2016 11:30:00 GMTFreedomPop receives $50m investment from LetterOneMVNO FreedomPop has received a $50 million investment from Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman’s investment fund LetterOne (L1) as it looks to launch across an additional eight markets by the end of next year., 30 Aug 2016 11:00:00 GMTEthernet switch market worth $6bn in second quarterThe layer 2+3 Ethernet switch market was worth $6 billion in the second quarter of 2016, with Cisco responsible for 55% of the revenue, according to the Dell’Oro Group., 30 Aug 2016 10:45:00 GMTAccess4 signs wholesale carrier deal with VibeAccess4 has signed a deal with Vibe Communications which sees it become the first carrier to provide wholesale services on its BroadSoft platform in New Zealand., 30 Aug 2016 10:30:00 GMTMobily teams with Ericsson to launch 4x4 MIMO in Saudi ArabiaMobily has partnered with Ericsson to introduce 4x4 MIMO technology to its 4G network in the Western region of Saudi Arabia., 30 Aug 2016 10:30:00 GMTVerizon launches LTE Advanced bringing 50% faster speeds to 461 US citiesVerizon has launched its LTE Advanced technology, offering 50% faster wireless speeds in more than 461 cities across the US., 30 Aug 2016 10:30:00 GMTIntelsat plans broadband over Africa by November from new satelliteIntelsat has launched a broadband satellite that is due to provide digital data services to mobile and fixed operators in Africa by November., 26 Aug 2016 12:15:00 GMTSprint tops 275Mbps in 4G tests with carrier aggregationUS carrier Sprint has achieved peak speeds of 275Mbps over LTE as part of a three-channel carrier aggregation lab test., 26 Aug 2016 12:15:00 GMTGoogle Fiber lands in Salt Lake CityService offers speeds of up to 1Gbps for $70 per month, 26 Aug 2016 12:00:00 GMTKcom to get first competition from CityFibre in HullDark fibre operator CityFibre is to build a network in the northern English city of Hull, which has been a monopoly for local phone company Kcom for more than a century., 26 Aug 2016 11:00:00 GMTGoogle to expand free Wifi mobile calling to North America and EuropeGoogle is taking the next step in competing with mobile operators by extending its free Wifi alternative for voice and data “in the next few weeks”., 26 Aug 2016 10:30:00 GMTMegaport appoints Cooper to drive European evolutionAustralian SDN network interconnection provider Megaport, which has acquired ECIX and OM-NIX as part of its European expansion, has appointed Mark Cooper to head up the organisation in Europe., 26 Aug 2016 08:45:00 GMTCisco, Huawei and Juniper play down NSA attack reportsCisco, Huawei and Juniper have played down reports that the US National Security Agency (NSA) has developed tools to spy on traffic running through their equipment., 25 Aug 2016 12:30:00 GMT4G rollout to drive major boom for Indian tower firmsThe expansion of 3G and onset of 4G technologies is set to increase telecom tower industry tenancy ratios to 2.9 times by March 2020, up from 1.95 times as of March 2015, according to a joint study by ASSOCHAM and KPMG., 25 Aug 2016 12:15:00 GMTCologix completes expansion of Vancouver data centreData centre and colocation company Cologix has completed a major expansion to its VAN2 data centre in Vancouver, offering up to 750kW of new high density capacity., 25 Aug 2016 12:15:00 GMTNT expands radio backhaul network to 75 districtsNepal Telecom (NT) has launched radio backhaul links to all 75 districts across the Asian country., 25 Aug 2016 12:15:00 GMTOrange denies ‘secret deal’ with Vivendi over Telecom ItaliaOrange has denied that it has reached “a secret deal” with French media group Vivendi that would see it become the biggest shareholder in Telecom Italia., 25 Aug 2016 12:00:00 GMTNokia and Ooredoo launch 4G service in MyanmarOoredoo Myanmar has launched the first 4G service in the Asian country as part of a rollout with Nokia., 24 Aug 2016 12:30:00 GMTTürk Telekom ‘helped government overcome coup’, says CEOTürk Telekom played a major role in helping the elected government overcome July’s coup attempt, the CEO has told a leading Turkish newspaper., 24 Aug 2016 12:30:00 GMTKalaam Telecom and Microsoft sign licensing agreementKalaam Telecom and Microsoft have announced today joint plans to deliver innovative software and cloud experiences to enterprises in Bahrain., 24 Aug 2016 12:15:00 GMTVodafone Turkey CEO quits, to be replaced by Vodafone Italy CFOThe CEO of Vodafone Turkey, Gökhan Ögüt, is to leave the company on 19 October, to be replaced by Colman Deegan, the current CFO of Vodafone Italy., 24 Aug 2016 12:00:00 GMTWifi group launches city roaming projectThe Wireless Broadband Alliance has launched its city Wifi roaming project, offering free and secure wireless access in a number of major cities., 24 Aug 2016 11:00:00 GMTXO spectrum deal to expand Verizon’s wireless accessVerizon’s leasing of millimetre spectrum from XO Communications will give it a hugely expanded wireless coverage of the US., 23 Aug 2016 12:30:00 GMTGuyana to begin talks next month to end GT&T monopolyThe Guyanese government has announced plans to begin negotiations next month with Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) to end its monopoly on international voice and data., 23 Aug 2016 12:00:00 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