Newshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2209©2017 Capacity Media60NewsChina Mobile to cut roaming costs in 64 countriesChina Mobile has pledged to cut roaming charges for calls and data in 64 countries and regions based along China’s Silk Road area.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3712927/China-Mobile-to-cut-roaming-costs-in-64-countries.htmlThu, 27 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMTColt establishes new PoP in MarseilleColt Technology Services has established a new point of presence in Marseille, as it looks to address increasing demand for bandwidth transit between Europe and Asia Pacific.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3712910/Colt-establishes-new-PoP-in-Marseille.htmlThu, 27 Apr 2017 10:00:00 GMTTata Communications picked to host VICE Media's networkTata Communications has been selected by VICE Media to build and host a completely cloud-based platform for global media asset management, storage, content contribution and distribution on its global network.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3712713/Tata-Communications-picked-to-host-VICE-Medias-network.htmlWed, 26 Apr 2017 16:00:00 GMTAT&T unveils "fake" 5G network deploymentAT&T has unveiled plans to launch a “5G Evolution” in the US, but has come under fire from rivals for peddling “fake 5G” to consumers.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3712690/AT-T-unveils-fake-5G-network-deployment.htmlWed, 26 Apr 2017 15:00:00 GMTArcep unveils plans to cut call termination rates and boost fibreFrench regulator Arcep has launched two public consultations looking at call termination rates for fixed and mobile, and rules around the deployment of fibre.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3712619/Arcep-unveils-plans-to-cut-call-termination-rates-and-boost-fibre.htmlWed, 26 Apr 2017 14:00:00 GMTCarrier-neutral CityFibre appoints executive to head wholesale relationshipsCityFibre, the UK’s alternative wholesale provider, is stepping up its efforts to win customers by appointing a head of relationships with the carrier community.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3712170/Carrier-neutral-CityFibre-appoints-executive-to-head-wholesale-relationships.htmlTue, 25 Apr 2017 15:45:00 GMTOrange and Facebook team on infrastructure startup acceleratorOrange has partnered with Facebook to develop a technology accelerator aimed at supporting French startups in the network infrastructure sector.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3712169/Orange-and-Facebook-team-on-infrastructure-startupaccelerator.htmlTue, 25 Apr 2017 15:00:00 GMTINWI picks Intelsat for satellite backhaul servicesMoroccan mobile provider INWI has selected Intelsat to expand its cellular backhaul services and enhance its network.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3712105/INWI-picks-Intelsat-for-satellite-backhaul-services.htmlTue, 25 Apr 2017 14:00:00 GMTChina Telecom Global strikes "game-changing" data centre collaborationChina Telecom Global has struck a partnership with Daily Tech and Global Switch that it claims is “game-changing” for the data centre industryhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3712068/China-Telecom-Global-strikes-game-changing-data-centre-collaboration.htmlTue, 25 Apr 2017 12:00:00 GMTBICS agrees $230m acquisition of TeleSignBICS has struck a deal to buy authentication and mobile identity services provider TeleSign for $230 million.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3712008/BICS-agrees-230m-acquisition-of-TeleSign.htmlTue, 25 Apr 2017 10:00:00 GMTOrange to provide mobile roaming for Telecom EgyptOrange Egypt is to provide rival operator Telecom Egypt with national roaming services for 2G, 3G and 4G. But Telecom Egypt is also building its own mobile network under a licence granted in August 2016.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3711703/Orange-to-provide-mobile-roaming-for-Telecom-Egypt.htmlMon, 24 Apr 2017 12:15:00 GMTVan Ierland returns to iBasis in global voice sales roleiBasis has named former global sale officer Edwin Van Ierland as its new SVP global sales voice almost eight years after he first left the KPN subsidiary.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3711688/Van-Ierland-returns-to-iBasis-in-global-voice-sales-role.htmlMon, 24 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMTWork starts on building first South Atlantic subsea cableThe company installing the first cable linking South America with Africa has completed its marine survey and has started installing the shore-end cable on the African side.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3711687/Work-starts-on-building-first-South-Atlantic-subsea-cable.htmlMon, 24 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMTGTC signs up fifth ISP for FTTH networkGTC’s fibre to the home (FTTH) open access network has signed up its fifth independent service provider (ISP), becoming the first in the UK to support five operators.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3711645/GTC-signs-up-fifth-ISP-for-FTTH-network.htmlMon, 24 Apr 2017 10:15:00 GMTT-Mobile Netherlands wins "breakthrough" net neutrality rulingDeutsche Telekom’s Dutch operation has been given permission to continue a free music package, after it won a net neutrality dispute in a court in Rotterdam.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3711646/T-Mobile-Netherlands-wins-breakthrough-net-neutrality-ruling.htmlMon, 24 Apr 2017 10:15:00 GMTTele-Media expands bandwidth service via Indiana Fiber NetworkIndiana Fiber Network (IFN) has today announced a significant bandwidth upgrade infrastructure service to Tele-Media Solutions.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3711269/Tele-Media-expands-bandwidth-service-via-Indiana-Fiber-Network.htmlFri, 21 Apr 2017 12:30:00 GMTVaioni Wholesale launches pre-Ethernet service in LondonVaioni Wholesale is set to speed up the connectivity delivery process for its partners by launching its pre-Ethernet service in London.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3711262/Vaioni-Wholesale-launches-pre-Ethernet-service-in-London.htmlFri, 21 Apr 2017 12:30:00 GMTAT&T announces plans for FTTH in eight more US citiesAT&T is expanding its gigabit fibre services to homes in eight more US cities, potentially adding 2 million premises by the end of 2017 to the 4.6 million homes now accessible.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3711223/AT-T-announces-plans-for-FTTH-in-eight-more-US-cities.htmlFri, 21 Apr 2017 12:00:00 GMTVerizon Q1 results do not match analyst expectationsVerizon’s first quarter results reveal adjusted earnings per share of 95 cents on revenue of $29.8 billion which has dipped 4.5% from revenues in the first quarter of 2016.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3711252/Verizon-Q1-results-do-not-match-analyst-expectations.htmlFri, 21 Apr 2017 12:00:00 GMTNTT and PT Telkom Indonesia launch virtualisation research projectNTT and PT Telkom Indonesia have launched a joint research and development initiative that will look at creating new network services using virtual infrastructure in the APAC region.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3711220/NTT-and-PT-Telkom-Indonesia-launch-virtualisation-research-project.htmlFri, 21 Apr 2017 11:15:00 GMTFacebook breaks more records in mmWave trialsFacebook has continued to break records with its millimetre-wave (MMW) technology, hitting speeds of 80Gbps in its latest round of tests.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3711214/Facebook-breaks-more-records-in-mmWave-trials.htmlFri, 21 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMTBT ‘applies for seven blockchain patents’, says reportBT has filed a number of patents for blockchain technology, as the company steps up its investment in R&D in this area.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3710849/BT-applies-for-seven-blockchain-patents-says-report.htmlThu, 20 Apr 2017 12:00:00 GMTLightower Fiber Networks expands in DetroitLightower Fiber Networks has expanded its facilities in the US. The company is opening a new facility in Troy, Detroit to support its network of over 1,200 miles of fibre.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3710828/Lightower-Fiber-Networks-expands-in-Detroit.htmlThu, 20 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMTUAE to begin building satellites in partnership with YahsatThe United Arab Emirates is set to become a manufacturer for satellite technology, according to reports in the country.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3710830/UAE-to-begin-building-satellites-in-partnership-with-Yahsat.htmlThu, 20 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMTFibre gap in US commercial buildings narrows to 50.4%The fibre gap for businesses in the United States continued to narrow in 2016, as penetration in commercial buildings grew to 49.6%.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3710813/Fibre-gap-in-US-commercial-buildings-narrows-to-504.htmlThu, 20 Apr 2017 10:00:00 GMTRoute Mobile launches Tier 3 data centre in SingaporeMessaging and voice API company Route Mobile has opened a new Tier 3 data centre in Singapore.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3710822/Route-Mobile-launches-Tier-3-data-centre-in-Singapore.htmlThu, 20 Apr 2017 10:00:00 GMTZTE pushes profits up by 27.8% and says innovation stimulates growthZTE has recorded a sharp increase in first-quarter profits, only a month after the company announced a huge annual loss because of a US fine.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3710477/ZTE-pushes-profits-up-by-278-and-says-innovation-stimulates-growth.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 11:30:00 GMTKWAP takes $100m stake in Axiata’s edotcoAxiata and its subsidiary, edotco, have announced that the second largest pension fund in Malaysia, Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (KWAP), has taken a $100 million stake in the telecoms infrastructure services unit.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3710478/KWAP-takes-100m-stake-in-Axiatas-edotco.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMTNL-ix established PoP in EdgeConneX's Amsterdam facilityNL-ix has established a new point of presence (PoP) in EdgeConneX’s global data centre in Amsterdam.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3710473/NL-ix-established-PoP-in-EdgeConneXs-Amsterdam-facility.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMTEquinix becomes advanced AWS technology partnerEquinix has become an advanced technology partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3710463/Equinix-becomes-advanced-AWS-technology-partner.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 10:15:00 GMT