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Soft landing for Sprint has implications for US wholesale
21 Sep 2012
Seismic shifts are reshaping the stateside wireless space for 2013. Following the 2011 regulatory complications that caused AT&T to withdraw its bid for T-Mobile, the pattern of the still-expanding stateside mobile data market is pulling companies into position to deliver competition to the two US giants AT&T and Verizon.
Telefónica to upgrade Sam-1 cable system through Infinera
18 Sep 2012
Telefónica International wholesale services (TIWS), part of Telefónica Global Solutions, has announced an international upgrade partnership to TIWS’ Sam-1 submarine cable network through Infinera’s suite of technologies.
LANautilus deploys Ciena’s 40G on submarine network
13 Sep 2012
Latin American Nautilus (LANautilus), Telecom Italia Sparkle’s wholesale operation in the Americas, has upgraded a 16,000km stretch of its submarine network, connecting Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Panama, Venezuela, and St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, with 40Gbps coherent technology.
Google to build Chile data centre
07 Sep 2012
Google has announced plans to build a $150 million data centre in Quilicura, Chile, the internet giant’s first in Latin America.
Argentinean government to launch 3G
06 Sep 2012
The Argentinean government is set to launch 3G in the telecoms market in a bid to boost competition due to the increasing proliferation of smartphones.
Verizon spectrum deal to boost LTE offering
06 Sep 2012
Verizon’s FCC approval for its $3.9 billion acquisition of AWS frequencies from SpectrumCo will cement the carrier’s leadership position in the US LTE market, according to market watchers.
Equinix to sell 16 US data centres
05 Sep 2012
Data centre provider Equinix is reportedly set to sell 16 of its sites to an investment group for approximately $75 million, exiting nine US markets.