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Alcatel-Lucent to sell satellite unit
20 Dec 2013
French vendor Alcatel-Lucent will reportedly sell its satellite communications subsidiary, LGS Innovations, for an estimated $200 million.
Mexico to bolster cable-TV market competition
19 Dec 2013
Mexico’s telecom watchdog the Federal Telecommunications Institute (has announced a revision of the program for the up-coming auction of two national television networks.
Canada to cap domestic roaming rates
19 Dec 2013
Canadian government has announced plans to draw up new legislation to cap wireless roaming rates charged by the three largest providers for smaller rivals using their network.
Frontier to acquire AT&T Connecticut operations
18 Dec 2013
The second largest operator in the US, AT&T, has announced the sale of its local exchange operations in Connecticut to regional operator Frontier Communications for $2 billion in cash.
Intel acquires Mindspeed’s wireless assets
17 Dec 2013
US chipmaker Intel has purchased the wireless infrastructure division of Mindspeed Technologies, in an effort to expand its telecoms offering through radio technology.
Friday Network News: December 13
13 Dec 2013
Capacity brings you the latest network news. If you have network developments you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.
LightSquared receives $3.3billion bid
12 Dec 2013
Wireless telecoms group LightSquared could be subject to a takeover, after receiving a $3.3billion bid from private equity firm Centerbridge Partners.
AT&T plans to extend fibre-optic network roll-out
11 Dec 2013
US telco AT&T is reportedly planning to extend the roll-out of its high-speed fibre-optic broadband service to additional cities in the US, following its launch in Austin, Texas, according to CEO Randall Stephenson.
INNOVATION BUSINESS BRIEFING 2013: Bigger, Better, Faster, More
06 Dec 2013
What might life be like for network providers in the 2020’s? With only two US presidential elections, seven Super Bowls and 12 total solar eclipses to go before we find out, Richard Irving asks where innovation is taking the wholesale sector.
Friday Network News: December 6
06 Dec 2013
Capacity brings you the latest network news. If you have network developments you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.
SpaceX launches SES satellite
05 Dec 2013
US-based SpaceX has launched a satellite for SES which will allow the operator to serve its growing customer base in India and south east Asia.
AIRCOM acquired by TEOCO
03 Dec 2013
Telecoms solution provider TEOCO has today completed its acquisition of AIRCOM International.