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Amerimar Enterprises targets Chicago market
31 Oct 2014
Amerimar Enterprises has acquired a 100,000 square foot fibre-rich building in Chicago in the US, as part of its latest redevelopment project with Hunter Newby.
América Móvil, Telefónica and Oi to bid for TIM?
31 Oct 2014
Mexico’s América Móvil, Spain’s Telefónica and Brazil’s Oi will place a joint bid for Brazilian mobile operator TIM Participações, and have confirmed plans to break it up, according to local reports.
Entel eyes larger slice of Peru’s mobile market
30 Oct 2014
Chilean operator Entel is looking to increase its share of Peru’s rapidly developing mobile market, following its acquisition of Nextel last year, according to a company executive.
FRAUD & SECURITY BUSINESS BRIEFING 2014: Fighting fraud together
29 Oct 2014
As fraudulent activity becomes smarter, companies are urged to share experiences and knowledge to counter threats together. Capacity identifies the top five fraud associations and companies that are promoting collaboration for collective security.
Midweek Mergers: October 29
29 Oct 2014
Capacity brings you the latest mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale arena. If you have any deals you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email
CenturyLink appoints CTO
29 Oct 2014
CenturyLink has appointed Aamir Hussain as chief technology officer and executive vice president at the company.
O3b prepares for December launch
28 Oct 2014
O3b has confirmed that its third group of four satellites will be launched from Le Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG) at Kourou in French Guiana on December 18.
ITU wraps up elections
27 Oct 2014
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has concluded its elections to select candidates for the organisation’s five elected posts, the 12 members of the Radio Regulations Board and the 48 members of the ITU Council.
Level 3 gets go-ahead to buy tw telecom
27 Oct 2014
Level 3 has received approval from US regulator the Federal Communications Commission for the acquisition of US managed-services provider tw telecom.
BroadSoft appoints CMO
24 Oct 2014
BroadSoft has announced the appointment of Taher Behbehani as chief marketing officer at the company.
Vivo and ISPM to build smart city in Brazil
23 Oct 2014
Telefónica’s Brazilian subsidiary Vivo and software management company ISPM have announced a project to turn Aguas de São Pedro in São Paulo into the country’s first smart city.
GTT acquires UNSi
16 Oct 2014
GTT Communications has completed the $40-million acquisition of data service provider UNSi.
Midweek Mergers: October 15
15 Oct 2014
Capacity brings you the latest mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale arena. If you have any deals you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email
GSMA issues IoT guidelines
13 Oct 2014
The GSMA has issued guidelines for the Internet of Things (IoT) market, aimed at outlining how devices and applications should communicate via mobile networks.
Tigo Honduras to launch LTE in 2015
09 Oct 2014
Tigo Honduras plans to launch 4G LTE services in the country early next year, the company’s communications manager, Rodolfo Caraccioli, has revealed.
Laying siege to the carrier pipe
07 Oct 2014
Are carriers threatened by the investment from tech companies in telecoms infrastructure? Kavit Majithia investigates.
SMS WHOLESALE SPECIAL REPORT 2014: Monetising A2P messaging
03 Oct 2014
Global carriers and enterprises are seeking higher-quality routes, introducing exchanges and enhancing hubbing services to accommodate the growing interest in application-to-person (A2P) SMS. Making more effective use of their partnerships and seizing control of traffic on their networks to optimise revenue could be key to making the most of this market.
Verizon appoints CMO
03 Oct 2014
Verizon Communications has appointed Diego Scotti as its chief marketing officer.
02 Oct 2014
As if there was not already enough for carriers to consider when upgrading their networks to support VoLTE, modifications must be also made to the Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF).
MARKET STRATEGY: The second coming of voice
02 Oct 2014
Although Voice over LTE (VoLTE) trials are gathering pace, operators face major technical challenges in upgrading networks to support the service. Alex Hawkes questions whether there is an advantage in being a fast mover.
Windstream appoints interim CFO
02 Oct 2014
Windstream has announced Bob Gunderman as interim CFO at the company, following the departure of Tony Thomas, who has left his position to head up Windstream’s real estate spin-off.
Ericsson acquires smart grid provider
02 Oct 2014
Ericsson has completed the acquisition of US-based smart grid communications provider, Ambient Corporation, as the Swedish vendor looks to grow its utilities service offering.
Geoff Bennett, Infinera Q&A: Xpress delivery
01 Oct 2014
Infinera launched its Cloud Xpress portfolio last month, in a bid to better enable network operators to deliver cloud-based services worldwide. Here, Geoff Bennett – director of solutions and technology at Infinera – speaks exclusively to Capacity about the thought process behind the launch.
Midweek Mergers: October 1
01 Oct 2014
Capacity brings you the latest mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale arena. If you have any deals you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email