News©2018 Capacity Media60NewsMegaport SDN boosts RagingWire’s Cloud Connect portfolioRagingWire Data Centers, part of the NTT Communications group, has added Megaport’s global SDN to its Cloud Connect portfolio of solution partners., 20 Apr 2018 16:30:00 GMTEquinix closes A$1bn Metronode acquisitionEquinix becomes Australian market leader with 15 IBX data centres nationwide after closing A$1.035 billion Metronode deal., 20 Apr 2018 14:00:00 GMTEricsson reports sales down 25% quarter-on-quarterSwedish telecoms equipment vendor Ericsson’s sales are down 25% quarter-on-quarter, and 9% year-on-year., 20 Apr 2018 14:00:00 GMTAlgeria to have two new subsea cables by the end of the yearAlgeria is set to be connected to two new submarine cables by the end of 2018 linking Algeria to the US and Spain., 20 Apr 2018 13:30:00 GMTVodacom surpasses 80% coverage on 4GVodacom, the South African Vodafone subsidiary, has become the first African mobile network to exceed 80% population coverage on 4G., 20 Apr 2018 12:30:00 GMTZTE warns US: ‘We may go to law to protect company, customers and suppliers’ZTE has said that it might take legal action against the US authorities that have banned it from using US hardware and software., 20 Apr 2018 12:30:00 GMTAfrica Data Centres expands its Nairobi facilityAfrica Data Centres, part of pan-African group Liquid Telecom, has expanded facilities at its flagship East Africa Data Centre (EADC) in Nairobi, Kenya., 20 Apr 2018 12:15:00 GMTEvolve IP picks Oracle Communications to expand IP servicesEvolve IP, the cloud strategy company, is using Oracle Communications to upgrade its European network infrastructure and deliver new services., 19 Apr 2018 20:00:00 GMTEntel to deploy fibre to all its municipalities by 2022Entel, the Chilean operator, has confirmed its plans to extend its fibre-optic connectivity to all 339 municipal capitals by the year 2022., 19 Apr 2018 19:45:00 GMTVerizon hires former Alibaba exec to be COO of OathVerizon has hired a former global head of Alibaba group to run the division that includes the former AOL and Yahoo., 19 Apr 2018 19:00:00 GMTCisco ACI named as data centre solution of choice for service providersAn increasing number of service providers are turning to Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) the software defined networking (SDN) solution, says the company., 19 Apr 2018 18:45:00 GMT‘Final attempt’ to breathe life into India’s bankrupt AircelIndian mobile operator Aircel, which was owned by Malaysia’s Maxis, may be brought back to life, according to reports from the country., 19 Apr 2018 17:30:00 GMTNet-neutrality supporter Mignon Clyburn leaves FCCMignon Clyburn, the strong advocate of net neutrality in the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has left the regulator after nine years., 19 Apr 2018 00:15:00 GMTSiemens partners Orange to deploy global SD-WAN networkSiemens has extended its contract with Orange Business Services to launch its global Siemens Digitalisation Network (SDN), built on SD-WAN infrastructure., 18 Apr 2018 16:45:00 GMTFCC offers small carriers help to simplify business data servicesThe US regulator says it wants to help small rural carriers to become more efficient by changing the way in which they charge for services., 18 Apr 2018 16:00:00 GMTGhana’s Eastern Corridor subsea cable enters its final phaseThe Eastern Corridor subsea cable system in Ghana has begun its final phase of development and will be followed by 165km extension linking Accra to Ho., 18 Apr 2018 16:00:00 GMTHurricane Electric adds master agent WTG to channel programmeHurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native internet backbone and colocation provider, has announced WTG, a large telecom, internet, wireless and cloud master agents, has joined its channel partner programme., 18 Apr 2018 16:00:00 GMTTata Comms and DTTech launch cloud-based network for African customersTata Communications and Dreamtime Technologies (DTTech) are partnering together to build a cloud-based virtual mobile network to serve African mobile and internet of things (IoT) providers., 18 Apr 2018 14:45:00 GMTCIM Group and fifteenfortyseven start work on Bay area data centre campusCIM Group in partnership with fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty (1547) have begun construction of its data centre campus in San Francisco., 18 Apr 2018 14:00:00 GMTFormer Equinix CEO Steve Smith lands boardroom place at FlexentialThe man who suddenly resigned as CEO of Equinix over “poor judgment with respect to an employee matter” has joined the board of Flexential., 18 Apr 2018 11:15:00 GMTWAN Summit: 46% of enterprises on the road to SD-WANThe majority of enterprises at WAN Summit New York are in the initial stages of an SD-WAN plan, either actively engaging vendors or partners, or piloting or rolling out a new service., 17 Apr 2018 15:00:00 GMTAqua Comms picks APTelecom as channel partner in Asia and the USAqua Comms, the submarine cable operator, has appointed APTelecom as its international sales partner as it develops new client markets in Asia and the US., 17 Apr 2018 14:00:00 GMTAkamai enhances cloud delivery platform to mitigate threatsAkamai Technologies has made significant enhancements designed to improve website, app, and network security without compromising the performance of digital applications., 17 Apr 2018 13:15:00 GMTOrange Jordan enhances network in southern governoratesOrange Jordan is set to roll out advanced 4G+ services in different areas in the south governorates, and the launch of revamped home broadband offers., 17 Apr 2018 12:45:00 GMTTelia Carrier launches 100G backbone PoP at DigiPlex data centreTelia Carrier has deployed a new 100G backbone point of presence (PoP) in DigiPlex’s data centre north of Stockholm in Sweden., 17 Apr 2018 12:45:00 GMTInmarsat deploys SB-S into commercial serviceInmarsat, the global satellite operator, has rolled out SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) into commercial service., 17 Apr 2018 12:30:00 GMTDE-CIX to boost interconnectivity at Keppel DC Frankfurt 1Keppel Data Centres has partnered with DE-CIX, which will see Keppel DC Frankfurt 1 (KDC FRA 1) offering DE-CIX premium interconnection services such as peering and dedicated cloud connections., 17 Apr 2018 12:15:00 GMTCisco Jasper partners DNA to deploy IoT connectivity servicesDNA and Cisco Jasper have partnered together to introduce a new connectivity IoT service that will create global IoT ecosystem opportunities for Finnish companies., 17 Apr 2018 11:15:00 GMTKPN urges government to release 3.5GHz spectrum for 5GKPN, the Dutch telecoms company, has said that the government needs to release the 3.5GHz spectrum required for 5G services., 16 Apr 2018 13:15:00 GMTZayo to establish first London metro data centreZayo Group will expand its European data centre network by establishing a zColo facility, the company’s first data centre in the London metro area., 16 Apr 2018 12:30:00 GMT