News©2017 Capacity Media60NewsUAE and Malaysian regulators in talks to co-ordinate satellite frequenciesThe UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) is in discussions to co-ordinate efforts in satellite frequencies, relevant future initiatives and other common interests with representatives of Malaysia's telecommunications sector authorities., 27 Mar 2017 13:30:00 GMTConsolidation continues as Bharti Airtel buys Indian 4G network for $244mBharti Airtel has continued the rapid consolidation in the Indian mobile business by buying the 4G business of Tikona Digital Networks for the equivalent of $244 million., 27 Mar 2017 13:00:00 GMTZimbabwe’s TelOne launches $4m data centre to unlock broadbandTelOne, Zimbabwe's state-owned fixed-line operator, has launched a $4 million data centre, which is part of the China Exim Bank-funded national broadband project., 27 Mar 2017 13:00:00 GMTThree goes to Cisco Jasper for IoT enterprise platformThe Three Group of operators has formed a partnership with Cisco Jasper to boost its activities in the market for the internet of things (IoT)., 27 Mar 2017 12:15:00 GMTCharter to invest $25bn on broadband infrastructure, says TrumpPresident Trump and Tom Rutledge, Charter CEO, have announced that Charter Communications is to invest $25 billion on broadband infrastructure and technology over the next four years., 27 Mar 2017 11:45:00 GMTFCC reforms ‘outdated’ 800MHz band rulesThe Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided to modernise its cellular licensing and power rules in the 800MHz cellular band to provide millions of wireless customers with greater access to networks at faster speeds., 24 Mar 2017 15:45:00 GMTAT&T pushes Ethernet fibre speeds to 400Gbps between NY and DCCarrier speeds are set to be quadrupled following a successful trial of live traffic running at 400Gbps between New York City and Washington., 24 Mar 2017 14:15:00 GMTTelefónica Argentina still committed to $2.4bn investment planTelefónica's Argentinian arm has reassured the government over its commitment to invest $2.4 billion in the country over the next three years., 24 Mar 2017 13:00:00 GMTTIM to launch new company for high speed fibre rolloutTIM is set to launch a new company aimed at rolling out high speed fibre broadband to under-served areas of Italy., 24 Mar 2017 12:00:00 GMTRegulator reveals 5G spectrum plans for Hong KongThe Communications Authority of Hong Kong has unveiled plans to release new spectrum for 5G services in both 2019 and 2020., 24 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMTSoftBank acquires 28GHz licence for 5G trialsSoftBank has been granted an experimental licence to conduct 5G trials on the 28GHz frequency band in Japan., 24 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMTWindstream expands Little Rock metro fibre networkAdvanced network communications provider Windstream has invested in a major expansion of its advanced metro fibre network in Little Rock., 23 Mar 2017 11:30:00 GMTInfinera Instant Network paves the road to on-demand software-defined capacityInfinera has introduced Infinera Instant Network, what it describes as a new software-defined capacity controller for cloud scale networks., 23 Mar 2017 11:15:00 GMTTelefónica picks Netcracker for BSS/OSS upgradeTelefónica Business Solutions has selected Netcracker Technology to automate its end-to-end BSS/OSS stack., 23 Mar 2017 11:15:00 GMTThailand ‘should converge telecoms and media regulation’Thailand is set to unify its telecoms and broadcasting licensing regime to take account of convergence between the two industries., 23 Mar 2017 11:15:00 GMTCarriers see DDoS attacks as a huge concern in 2017 says new reportDDoS attacks are a greater security threat to businesses in 2017 than ever before says a new survey from Corero., 23 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMTSabey Data Centers adds PacketFabric's SDN platformSabey Data Centers as began offering PacketFabric’s software-defined networking (SDN) platform at its data centre locations in New York, Seattle, Virginia and Washington., 23 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMTFrance-IX launches direct interconnection with Orange Wholesale FranceFrance-IX has announced direct interconnection with Orange for its members in Paris and Marseille., 22 Mar 2017 11:30:00 GMTETSI appoints Genband's Fuller to chair NFV working groupETSI has appointed Genband’s Jeremy Fuller as the chair one of its Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) working groups., 22 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMTJuniper launches new data centre interconnect solutionJuniper has launched a data centre interconnect solution to help operators accelerate cloud service delivery., 22 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMTNJFX announces 48-acre campus expansionThe New Jersey Fibre Exchange (NJFX) has announced plans to expand its cable landing station campus by an additional 48 acres., 22 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMTNokia, Facebook take 250Gbps ride on trans-Atlantic subsea cableNokia and Facebook have claimed to more than double the capacity of existing fibre on a 5,500km trans-Atlantic subsea cable in tests with Nokia Bell Labs' new probabilistic constellation shaping (PCS) technology., 22 Mar 2017 10:45:00 GMTAMS-IX launches PoP in Digital Realty's Data TowerDigital Realty’s Amsterdam Data Tower has been announced as the hosting centre for AMS-IX's 13th point of presence (PoP) within the Dutch capital., 22 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMTAT&T expected to start work soon on US FirstNet LTE networkAT&T is expected to start work within weeks on the US LTE-based emergency services network after a court rejected an appeal by rival company Rivada Mercury to have the bidding reopened., 21 Mar 2017 11:15:00 GMTColt DCS launches private AWS and Azure connectivity in GermanyCarrier-neutral Colt Data Centre Services (DCS) has added private connectivity for two major public cloud providers, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure to its three German data centres in Frankfurt, Berlin, and Hamburg., 21 Mar 2017 11:15:00 GMTEquinix Cloud Exchange launches in Dublin, Milan and StockholmEquinix has today announced that it is accelerating digital transformation in Europe after expanding the availability of its Cloud Exchange platform in Dublin, Milan and Stockholm., 21 Mar 2017 11:15:00 GMTBharti Airtel sells 21% stake in Infratel to Nettle subsidiaryBharti Airtel will transfer a 21.63% stake in mobile tower arm Bharti Infratel to wholly-owned subsidiary Nettle Infrastructure Investments, the Indian operator has announced., 21 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMTComcast names Watson as CEO of its cable divisionComcast Cable has promoted COO Dave Watson to the role of CEO, replacing Neil Smit, who becomes vice chairman of the Comcast group., 21 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMTSES and Intersat partner to improve internet connectivity in AfricaSES and Intersat have signed a long-term agreement to deliver internet services across Africa., 21 Mar 2017 10:15:00 GMTEtix Everywhere announces new Lille data centreGlobal data centre operator Etix Everywhere has announced a partnership with Eura DC that will see it launch a new data centre in Lille, France., 21 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMT