Newshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2209©2018 Capacity Media60NewsMegaport launches ‘virtual router’ to interconnect cloudsMegaport has launched a virtual router service that enables customers to connect at layer three without the need to own or manage routers or physical infrastructure.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3782420/Megaport-launches-virtual-router-to-interconnect-clouds.htmlWed, 24 Jan 2018 00:45:00 GMTFiberLight expands network to Virginia’s ‘Data Centre Alley’FiberLight is to expand its network from Washington DC to Ashburn, Virginia, to serve an area known by some as Data Centre Alley.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3782417/FiberLight-expands-network-to-Virginias-Data-Centre-Alley.htmlWed, 24 Jan 2018 00:30:00 GMTExclusive: Colt names Edison as new VP of wholesaleColt Technology Services has named former Level 3 SVP Andrew Edison as vice president - wholesale in order to accelerate partnerships and global networking solutions for the wholesale segment.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3782228/Exclusive-Colt-names-Edison-as-new-VP-of-wholesale.htmlTue, 23 Jan 2018 16:00:00 GMTDigital Realty deploys Oracle Cloud infrastructure in 14 MetrosDigital Realty has announced that it will offer dedicated and private access to Oracle Cloud in 14 major metropolitan areas.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3782194/Digital-Realty-deploys-Oracle-Cloud-infrastructure-in-14-Metros.htmlTue, 23 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMTMetaswitch launches mobile business communication platform MaXMetaswitch has launched a new product offering called MaX by Metaswitch, which enables mobile network operators (MNOs) to deliver multi-persona and group collaboration services to businesses and consumers.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781971/Metaswitch-launches-mobile-business-communication-platform-MaX.htmlTue, 23 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMTDeutsche Telekom and Orange reportedly held talks over a mega mergerReports claim Deutsche Telekom held talks about a mega merger with Orange last year, but the discussions fizzled out with the companies failing to agree on terms.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3782191/Deutsche-Telekom-and-Orange-reportedly-held-talks-over-a-mega-merger.htmlTue, 23 Jan 2018 12:15:00 GMTICE picks Telia Carrier for backbone servicesTelia Carrier has been selected by Costa Rican telco Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) to provide dedicated internet access to its customers using Telia’s global backbone.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3782180/ICE-picks-Telia-Carrier-for-backbone-services.htmlTue, 23 Jan 2018 12:15:00 GMTColt to extend SDN service to Hong Kong and SingaporeColt Technology Services has unveiled plans to bolster its software-defined networking offering by expanding into both Hong Kong and Singapore.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3782179/Colt-to-extend-SDN-service-to-Hong-Kong-and-Singapore.htmlTue, 23 Jan 2018 11:45:00 GMTPacketFabric launches PacketCOR cloud on-ramp solutionPacketFabric announces the availability of PacketCOR, its cloud on-ramp product enabling direct connectivity to cloud products anywhere on PacketFabric’s private network.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3782175/PacketFabric-launches-PacketCOR-cloud-on-ramp-solution.htmlTue, 23 Jan 2018 11:45:00 GMTAT&T in twin deals to deliver services via Equinix and Tech MahindraIn a pair of deals, AT&T is making its switched Ethernet services available via Equinix data centres and offering its FlexWare solution to Tech Mahindra clients.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3782177/AT-T-in-twin-deals-to-deliver-services-via-Equinix-and-Tech-Mahindra.htmlTue, 23 Jan 2018 11:00:00 GMTEpsilon launches new interconnection points in New York and New JerseyEpsilon has announced that it is expanding its connectivity platform in the US by establishing new interconnect locations in New York and New Jersey.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3782157/Epsilon-launches-new-interconnection-points-in-New-York-and-New-Jersey.htmlTue, 23 Jan 2018 10:45:00 GMTAirtel pulls out of 9mobile running as 2 bid for Nigerian telcoOnly two of the five companies shortlisted to take over 9mobile have bid for the former Etisalat Nigeria, according to reports.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781967/Airtel-pulls-out-of-9mobile-running-as-2-bid-for-Nigerian-telco.htmlMon, 22 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMTXSite Modular to build cable landing station for Hawaiki cableXSite Modular, the design-builder of modular cable landing stations, has won the contract to build a cable landing station for the Hawaiki submarine cable, in Oahu, Hawaii.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781908/XSite-Modular-to-build-cable-landing-station-for-Hawaiki-cable.htmlMon, 22 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMTFacebook joins with carriers to build 13,000km Hong Kong America cableFacebook and four carriers have become the main consortium members supporting a new 13,000km cable that will link Hong Kong to Hermosa Beach in California.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781930/Facebook-joins-with-carriers-to-build-13000km-Hong-Kong-America-cable.htmlMon, 22 Jan 2018 12:30:00 GMTSabey Data Centers partners with Repeater Communications on Intergate.Manhattan projectSabey Data Centers has announced that it is partnering with Repeater Communications Group, on its Intergate.Manhattan Sabey’s 560ft tower in Lower Manhattan.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781917/Sabey-Data-Centers-partners-with-Repeater-Communications-on-IntergateManhattan-project.htmlMon, 22 Jan 2018 11:45:00 GMTZayo expands Vancouver network by buying Optic Zoo for $24mZayo has spent $24.9 million buying Canadian fibre company Optic Zoo, which has 103 route miles in the Vancouver area.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781916/Zayo-expands-Vancouver-network-by-buying-Optic-Zoo-for-24m.htmlMon, 22 Jan 2018 11:00:00 GMTTelstra unveils two new subsea cable investmentsTelstra has struck agreements to invest in two new subsea cables, boosting its connectivity options between Hong Kong and the United States.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781912/Telstra-unveils-two-new-subsea-cable-investments.htmlMon, 22 Jan 2018 10:15:00 GMTST Telemedia global data centres to become interconnection hub for Australia Singapore CableST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) has announced that its Singapore data centre facility is to become Vocus Communications' point of presence (PoP) in Singapore for its Australia Singapore Cable (ASC).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781546/ST-Telemedia-global-data-centres-to-become-interconnection-hub-for-Australia-Singapore-Cable.htmlFri, 19 Jan 2018 12:45:00 GMTA1 Telekom Austria joins ngena as alliance partnerA1 Telekom Austria is the latest telecoms operator to join the Next Generation Enterprise Network Alliance (ngena), which looks at how to build a truly global SD-WAN.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781545/A1-Telekom-Austria-joins-ngena-as-alliance-partner.htmlFri, 19 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTHurricane Electric deploys Coriant Groove G30 Network Disaggregation Platform to its networkHurricane Electric has deployed Coriant Groove G30 Network Disaggregation Platform in a Data Center Interconnect (DCI) application.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781512/Hurricane-Electric-deploys-Coriant-Groove-G30-Network-Disaggregation-Platform-to-its-network.htmlFri, 19 Jan 2018 11:45:00 GMTPacketFabric secures $25 million in series B fundingPacketFabric has secured a $25 million investment in series B funding from lead investor NantCapital.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781513/PacketFabric-secures-25-million-in-series-B-funding.htmlFri, 19 Jan 2018 11:45:00 GMTIndependent operators can share one wholesale FTTH fibre, Vodafone trial showsDifferent telecoms operators could share capacity on a single fibre serving an apartment block or even a single home, thanks to a development by Vodafone and Huawei.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781514/Independent-operators-can-share-one-wholesale-FTTH-fibre-Vodafone-trial-shows.htmlFri, 19 Jan 2018 11:15:00 GMTEnter launches SD-WAN service aimed at carriers and enterprisesItalian network and cloud firm Enter has launched its first software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) service running on its national and international infrastructure.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781516/Enter-launches-SD-WAN-service-aimed-at-carriers-and-enterprises.htmlFri, 19 Jan 2018 11:00:00 GMTFirst segment of Hawaiki subsea cable complete as FCC grants licenceThe Oregon-to-Hawaii segment of the Hawaiki transpacific cable system has now been completed by TE Subcom, meaning the cable is on track to go fully live in June 2018.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781517/First-segment-of-Hawaiki-subsea-cable-complete-as-FCC-grants-licence.htmlFri, 19 Jan 2018 11:00:00 GMTEpsilon launches global channel partner programmeEpsilon launches its global channel partner programme giving its managed service partners access to a suite of cloud-centric network services.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781348/Epsilon-launches-global-channel-partner-programme.htmlThu, 18 Jan 2018 13:15:00 GMTApple will invest $10 billion in data centresApple unveils that it is going to invest a total of $30 billion in capital expenditure in the US over the next five years.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781332/Apple-will-invest-10-billion-in-data-centres.htmlThu, 18 Jan 2018 12:30:00 GMTNTT Communications picked by Hitachi for SD-WAN solutionNTT Communications has been picked by global industrial conglomerate Hitachi to provide a top-scale software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution for global expansion.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781335/NTT-Communications-picked-by-Hitachi-for-SD-WAN-solution.htmlThu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTVerizon adds Marseille, Mexico City and Johannesburg to Edgecast content networkVerizon has expanded its Edgecast content network to France, Mexico and South Africa and has tripled network capacity.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781333/Verizon-adds-Marseille-Mexico-City-and-Johannesburg-to-Edgecast-content-network.htmlThu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTVodafone to get exclusive access to new CityFibre FTTP network in Milton KeynesResidents of the city of Milton Keynes in the English Midlands are to get direct gigabit fibre connections in a project by Vodafone and the independent carrier CityFibre.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781326/Vodafone-to-get-exclusive-access-to-new-CityFibre-FTTP-network-in-Milton-Keynes.htmlThu, 18 Jan 2018 11:30:00 GMTGTT shoots for brand boost with appointment of ex-basketballer ErvingGTT Communications has elected NBA basketball legend Julius Erving to its board of directors.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781337/GTT-shoots-for-brand-boost-with-appointment-of-ex-basketballer-Erving.htmlThu, 18 Jan 2018 11:15:00 GMT