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MARKET STRATEGY: The war on fraud
27 Feb 2015
The rising frequency and sophistication of fraudulent activity on networks is putting carriers under pressure to take action. Capacity investigates how much progress the industry has made in the last year.
FCC approves strong net neutrality rules
27 Feb 2015
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted 3-2 in favour of net neutrality rules which will categorise cable and mobile companies as utilities.
Qualcomm extends LTE to unlicensed spectrum
27 Feb 2015
Qualcomm Technologies has today revealed the extension of LTE to unlicensed spectrum (LTE-U), in a bid to help operators meet the ever-increasing demand for mobile data.
COVER STORY: Risky business
26 Feb 2015
With telecoms fast-becoming one of the most powerful industries in the world, how large is the threat of corruption? Laura Hedges investigates.
ANALYSIS: US operators - divesting for success
26 Feb 2015
In early February this year, US conglomerate Verizon announced that it will be selling its fixed-line assets to Frontier Communications, and leasing several mobile towers to American Tower, in two separate deals for a total of $15.6 billion. And with AT&T also rumoured to be selling o¬ff a significant portion of its data centre assets, what are the country’s two largest players hoping to gain?
Syniverse appoints CEO
26 Feb 2015
Syniverse has appointed Stephen Gray as president and chief executive at the company, effective immediately.
HP in talks to acquire Aruba Networks?
26 Feb 2015
Hewlett-Packard is said to be in talks to purchase Aruba Networks and a deal could be announced as early as next week, Bloomberg reports.
Midweek Mergers: February 25
25 Feb 2015
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
Ciena appoints CMO
19 Feb 2015
US vendor Ciena has appointed Marcus Starke as SVP and chief marketing officer at the company.
Jamaica telecoms market
11 Feb 2015
Jamaica is the third-largest of the Caribbean islands and has a small and open economy. Despite its relative political stability, rich culture and successful tourist industry, it has long struggled with low economic growth and high levels of crime, poverty and public debt.
DE-CIX New York signs MoU with Open-IX
06 Feb 2015
DE-CIX North America has today started the process of becoming Open-IX-certified by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Open-IX Association (OIX).
FCC chairman backs strong net neutrality rules
05 Feb 2015
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed regulating internet service as a public utility to ensure so-called net neutrality, or an open internet.