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Neutral Tandem acquires Tinet
15 Oct 2010
US voice interconnection company Neutral Tandem has agreed to acquire Italian carrier Tinet for $94.9 million.
Abovenet extends its reach into Europe
15 Oct 2010
US metro network player Abovenet has moved to extend its international reach into three new European markets with a strong financial services sector – Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris.
MetroPCS launches US LTE service
15 Oct 2010
US mobile operator MetroPCS has claimed to be the first to launch commercial 4G LTE services in the US with the switching on of its network in Las Vegas.
RCN Metro relaunches as Sidera
15 Oct 2010
US-based fibre network operator RCN Metro has relaunched itself as Sidera Networks, following the acquisition of parent company RCN Corporation by private investment fund Abry Partners.
Globenet opens in Colombia
15 Oct 2010
Brazilian carrier’s carrier Globenet has expanded its operations in Colombia with the acquisition of a telecoms licence and the opening of an office and international PoP in Bogota.
IFC gives help to Haiti
15 Oct 2010
The World Bank's international finance corporation advises and invests in underdeveloped telecoms markets worldwide. Haiti is its latest project, reports Kavit Majithia.
Telefonica: Turns to Latin America
15 Oct 2010
The Spanich incumbent is upping the ante on the continent as it searches for the growth that is missing from its home market. Eira Hayward reports.
A gathering storm?
15 Oct 2010
US telecoms is in a muddle. Some are saying that while it's time for more investment infrastructure, others argue nothing needs to be done. Caroline Chappell reports.