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Midweek Mergers: May 27
27 May 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
Finding healthcare remedies in telecoms
26 May 2015
The healthcare market will present multiple opportunities for carriers in the coming years, as medical providers seek to improve communication and the flow of information through means such as cloud services and the internet of things.
Chile telecoms market
26 May 2015
One of the most open and mature telecoms markets in Latin America, Chile has become a target of both national and international investment.
NFV: Virtually ready?
21 May 2015
With NFV now moving out of its early experimental phase, what has the industry learned so far? Capacity asks what conclusions can be drawn from early NFV proofs of concepts.
ANALYSIS: The billion dollar telco club
21 May 2015
In April 2015, Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman reinstated his ambitions for the telecoms industry when he announced plans to invest in telecoms and technology companies across the US and Europe with his private equity fund LetterOne Technology (L1Technology).
Paolo Campoli, Cisco: The sky's the limit
21 May 2015
Capacity talks to Paolo Campoli, head of Middle East & Africa of service provider sales and service provider CTO for the EMEA sales region at Cisco, about the opportunities for service providers in cloud services and the internet of things.
FUTURE OF VOICE SPECIAL REPORT: Building a quality future
21 May 2015
A new focus on quality looks poised to reinvigorate the voice market. As opportunities such as VoLTE, HD voice and voice over Wifi come down the pipeline, can these new services drive traffic and boost revenues? Guy Matthews investigates.
Sprint appoints CMO
21 May 2015
Sprint has announced the appointment of Kevin Crull as chief marketing officer (CMO) at the company.
Comcast and Lenovo join OpenDayLight in SDN, NFV push
14 May 2015
Comcast and Lenovo are the latest companies to join the OpenDayLight Project, a community-led and industry supported open source platform to support the development of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualisation (NFV).
BICS launches EasyConnect SMS
13 May 2015
BICS has launched EasyConnect SMS, a solution designed to enable smaller service providers to launch international SMS services quickly and cost-effectively.
Hutchison and BT pen major IPX agreement
13 May 2015
Hutchison Global Communications (HGC) and British incumbent BT have agreed to establish IPX network interconnection between their respective IPX networks.
TSIC increases data centre reach in US
12 May 2015
TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) has added 100 service provider customers over the last 18 months, and consequently increased its reach to 62 major US data centres.
Windstream selects Alcatel-Lucent for IPTV
07 May 2015
Alcatel-Lucent has enabled Windstream to launch Kinetic, a next-generation television service – alternative to satellite and cable – offering high-quality IPTV services to customers across Nebraska, US.
HP launches NFV platform
07 May 2015
HP has launched an NFV platform designed to help communication service providers accelerate production NFV deployments.
CWC announces new corporate and consumer brands
07 May 2015
Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has announced revised corporate and consumer brands following the completion of its $1.85 billion acquisition of Barbados-based Columbus International.
vXchnge acquires Sungard data centres
06 May 2015
Carrier-neutral co-location services provider vXchnge has acquired eight data centres from Sungard Availability Services (AS), in line with its strategy to purchase high-quality assets across the US.
InComm deploys Cataleya Orchid One platform
05 May 2015
Integrated point-of-sale (PoS) technology solution provider InComm has deployed Cataleya’s Orchid One session and application manager to improve its operational efficiency.
Ciena to acquire Cyan
05 May 2015
Ciena has today announced its intention to acquire Cyan in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $400 million.
Grivner makes jump from Pacnet to Colt
01 May 2015
Colt Technology Services has today revealed the appointment of Carl Grivner as executive vice president of its network services business.