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Metaswitch sets VoLTE sights with OpenCloud acquisition
17 Feb 2017
Metaswitch has acquired OpenCloud, telecoms software innovator OpenCloud, enabling the cloud communications provider to further accelerate mobile virtualisation and offer pure-play software VoLTE solution.
Intelsat boosts Caribbean broadband satellite service
15 Feb 2017
The third of Intelsat’s new broadband satellites has gone into orbit, just a year after the first of the new fleet – called EpicNG – was launched and weeks after the second went into service.
Snapchat signs $1bn cloud deal with AWS
10 Feb 2017
Snapchat has struck a deal with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer redundancy for its messaging platform, at the cost of $1 billion over the next five years.
Digicel exec re-elected as CANTO chairman
07 Feb 2017
Julian Wilkins, government relations and public affairs director at Digicel Group, has been re-elected as chairman of the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunications (CANTO).
Thuraya opens new US location
06 Feb 2017
Mobile satellite services (MSS) operator Thuraya Telecommunications has today announced that it has opened offices in the US, bringing the provider closer to key partners, commercial customers and investors.
AWS continues to dominate cloud services market
03 Feb 2017
Amazon Web Services continues to dominate the cloud services market place, while rivals such as Microsoft, Google and IBM are gaining ground at the expense of smaller players.
NJFX announces new strategic location
01 Feb 2017
The New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) has announced a new strategic location just steps away from its subsea cable landing station campus.