Newshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2209©2017 Capacity Media60Newsi3D.net selects Angonix as its remote peering partnerAngonix, Angola’s largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP), has welcomed i3D.net as its first remote peering customer.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761310/i3Dnet-selects-Angonix-as-its-remote-peering-partner.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 23:45:00 GMTLevel 3 names Julia Fraser as VP of salesLevel 3 Communications has named Julia Fraser as its new vice president of sales for across the UK and Ireland.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761308/Level-3-names-Julia-Fraser-as-VP-of-sales.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 23:15:00 GMTSingtel launches its SD network solution for enterprisesSingtel has launched its network solution offering Singtel Managed Software-Defined Branch (Singtel SD Branch).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761216/Singtel-launches-its-SD-network-solution-for-enterprises.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 14:30:00 GMTUK government backs BT in dispute with OfcomThe UK government has stepped into a row between BT and regulator Ofcom over wholesale charges, backing the UK incumbent’s infrastructure arm Openreach.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761140/UK-government-backs-BT-in-dispute-with-Ofcom.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 13:00:00 GMTHuawei in ‘intelligent network’ project for ultra-broadbandHuawei has launched what it calls its All-Intelligent Network, designed to help carriers address future business uncertainties when they are planning ultra-broadband networks.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761143/Huawei-in-intelligent-network-project-for-ultra-broadband.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMTEquinix to launch Oracle infrastructure in 16 new marketsEquinix is expanding its Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to 16 further data centres across North America and Europe.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761215/Equinix-to-launch-Oracle-infrastructure-in-16-new-markets.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 11:45:00 GMTAT&T expand US metro fibre to four more citiesAT&T has launched its fibre service into four more cities, increasing coverage from 57 to 61 metro areas.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761124/AT-T-expand-US-metro-fibre-to-four-more-cities.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 11:30:00 GMTEtisalat launches new bundle offering free international callsEtisalat has launched a new international calling plan for fixed line customers which allow unlimited international calls to a selected country of choice.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761115/Etisalat-launches-new-bundle-offering-free-international-calls.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 11:00:00 GMTLiquid Telecom to provide free high-speed internet for startup competition in AfricaLiquid Telecom has partnered with i2i DataHack4FI to back startups in the data science and cloud services sector across Africa.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761091/Liquid-Telecom-to-provide-free-high-speed-internet-for-startup-competition-in-Africa.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 11:00:00 GMTVodafone UK chief claims BT is delaying 5GThe CEO of Vodafone UK has slammed rivals for potentially delaying the deployment of 5G by launching legal action against Ofcom's spectrum auction rules.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760818/Vodafone-UK-chief-claims-BT-is-delaying-5G.htmlFri, 20 Oct 2017 15:00:00 GMTOpen Fiber rolls out €15 million FTTH in SassariOpen Fiber has signed an agreement with the Municipality of Sassari, Sardinia, to build out a fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760690/Open-Fiber-rolls-out-15-million-FTTH-in-Sassari.htmlFri, 20 Oct 2017 12:30:00 GMTHuawei CEO announces new carrier-focussed business strategyEric Xu, Huawei's rotating CEO, has announced a range of new initiatives including the company’s new carrier-focussed strategy.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760689/Huawei-CEO-announces-new-carrier-focussed-business-strategy.htmlFri, 20 Oct 2017 11:45:00 GMTCologix adds AWS Direct Connect to Vancouver facilityNeutral interconnection and data centre provider Cologix has launched the availability of AWS Direct Connect cloud service from its facility in Vancouver.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760634/Cologix-adds-AWS-Direct-Connect-to-Vancouver-facility.htmlFri, 20 Oct 2017 11:00:00 GMTT-Mobile US and Sprint deal announcement reportedly set to be delayedT-Mobile and Sprint are reportedly set to delay an announcement about a planned merger of the two US mobile operators for several weeks, until both firms have posted their latest financial results.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760637/T-Mobile-US-and-Sprint-deal-announcement-reportedly-set-to-be-delayed.htmlFri, 20 Oct 2017 11:00:00 GMTNominet names Whitburn as SVP for cyber securityNominet has named Simon Whitburn as its new senior vice president for cyber security services as it looks to expand its presence in the sector on a global level.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760628/Nominet-names-Whitburn-as-SVP-for-cyber-security.htmlFri, 20 Oct 2017 10:30:00 GMTIbarra is the new kid on the Blok as CEO quits KPNFormer Wind Tre CEO Maximo Ibarra is to become the new CEO of Dutch operator KPN after current chief Eelco Blok announced plans to step down next year.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760622/Ibarra-is-the-new-kid-on-the-Blok-as-CEO-quits-KPN.htmlFri, 20 Oct 2017 10:00:00 GMTAPAC data centre market leads the way, finds Cloudscene reportFigures from Cloudscene on data centre operators show that the Asia-Pacific region has seen the biggest growth in the third quarter.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760415/APAC-data-centre-market-leads-the-way-finds-Cloudscene-report.htmlThu, 19 Oct 2017 14:15:00 GMTEtisalat, STC and Zain lose bids for Oman as government changes mindOman has cancelled all three bids for the country’s third mobile licence and has decided to licence a still unnamed local company.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760373/Etisalat-STC-and-Zain-lose-bids-for-Oman-as-government-changes-mind.htmlThu, 19 Oct 2017 13:45:00 GMTFirstLight completes purchase of 186 CommunicationsFirstLight has completed its acquisition of 186 Communications in north-east US.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760392/FirstLight-completes-purchase-of-186-Communications.htmlThu, 19 Oct 2017 13:00:00 GMTColt launches on demand SDN services in JapanColt Technology Services has today announced the launch of its SDN-based on demand services in Japan.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760360/Colt-launches-on-demand-SDN-services-in-Japan.htmlThu, 19 Oct 2017 12:15:00 GMTSiro to expand Irish wholesale fibre with €25m Huawei projectIrish open-access fibre wholesale carrier Siro has signed a €25 million order with Huawei to provide end-to-end equipment in 50 towns across the country.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760345/Siro-to-expand-Irish-wholesale-fibre-with-25m-Huawei-project.htmlThu, 19 Oct 2017 11:30:00 GMTGTT adds new low-latency transport services for financial sectorGTT Communications has added new ultra-low latency transport services connecting key financial centres in the US, Latin America, Asia, and Africa.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760323/GTT-adds-new-low-latency-transport-services-for-financial-sector.htmlThu, 19 Oct 2017 10:00:00 GMTOpenreach aims to launch dark fibre alternative by Q1 2018Openreach has today opened the public consultation on its Optical Spectrum Access (OSA) product months after a court blocked Ofcom's plans for dark fibre access.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760208/Openreach-aims-to-launch-dark-fibre-alternative-by-Q1-2018.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 16:00:00 GMTA1 Telekom Austria CEO quits unexpectedlyThe CEO of A1 Telekom Austria, Margarete Schramböck, has left the company suddenly, with no reason given for her departure.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760170/A1-Telekom-Austria-CEO-quits-unexpectedly.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 15:00:00 GMTCrosslake Fibre launches marine survey on Lake OntarioCrosslake Fibre has begun an underwater survey of Lake Ontario as part of its plan to deploy a 60km cable connecting Toronto, Canada, to Buffalo, New York.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760137/Crosslake-Fibre-launches-marine-survey-on-Lake-Ontario.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 14:15:00 GMTLiquid Telecom strikes 10-year KETRACO grid dealLiquid Telecom has struck a ten-year partnership with Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO) to operate and expand its Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) network.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760101/Liquid-Telecom-strikes-10-year-KETRACO-grid-deal.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 14:00:00 GMTAxiata and Telekom Malaysia may re-mergeA re-merger between Axiata Group and Telekom Malaysia could reduce the valuation differential between Axiata and its competitors, says Star Online.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760171/Axiata-and-Telekom-Malaysia-may-re-merge.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 13:30:00 GMTInteroute adds Cloud Fabric to Edge SD-WAN serviceInteroute has added Cloud Fabric to its Edge SD-WAN service in order to boost the performance of applications on enterprise networks.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760087/Interoute-adds-Cloud-Fabric-to-Edge-SD-WAN-service.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 12:15:00 GMTType2Telecom unveils ‘world’s fastest’ service between Brazil and New YorkType2Telecom, the international facilities-based carrier, has launched what it claims is the world’s fastest network service between Sao Paulo, Brazil and metro markets in New York and New Jersey.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760172/Type2Telecom-unveils-worlds-fastest-service-between-Brazil-and-New-York.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 11:00:00 GMTDeep Blue Cable announces pan-Caribbean expansion plansDeep Blue Cable has today announced plans to extend its pan-Caribbean subsea network to Colombia and Panama.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3759775/Deep-Blue-Cable-announces-pan-Caribbean-expansion-plans.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 13:00:00 GMT