Americas

View stories from
Palacio becomes Telefónica Colombia CEO
24 Nov 2016
Alfonso Gómez Palacio has been named as the new president and CEO of Telefónica’s Colombian unit after Ariel Pontón left the company after 25 years.
ICTA in talks to create Cayman IXPs
14 Nov 2016
Cayman Islands’ telecoms regulator ICTA is in talks with internet service providers (ISPs) to create local internet exchange points (IXPs) to route traffic.
American Tower to expand into Argentina
11 Nov 2016
American Tower Corp (AMT) has struck an agreement to acquire a number of telecommunications assets in Argentina, adding to its 144,000-site portfolio.
GTT to buy Hibernia Networks for $590m
10 Nov 2016
GTT Communications has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hibernia Networks, the owner of terrestrial and subsea fibre assets including Hibernia Express.
BroadSoft passes 15m phone lines in the cloud
09 Nov 2016
BroadSoft says it now delivers more than 15 million cloud unified communications (UC) lines around the world, and says its total is three times that of its nearest competitor.
The 2016 Global Carrier Awards winners are ...
08 Nov 2016
The 12th Global Carrier Awards saw more than 400 members of the community wined and dined at the Maison de la Mutualité in Paris, celebrating industry achievements over the last year.
Viavi in multi-carrier bandwidth-on-demand demo
07 Nov 2016
Viavi has collaborated with Tier-1 international communications and cloud service providers to demonstrate a multi-carrier, multi-platform proof of concept (PoC) for bandwidth-on-demand services.
Cloud and OTT players driving growth for routes into Canada
06 Nov 2016
Adel Bazerghi, president of BCE Nexxia, talks to Alan Burkitt-Gray about carrying traffic from international partners into Canada. Most of the population lives close to the US border, but the network has to reach the remotest points in Canada.
Wholesale provider Inteliquent sold for $800m
04 Nov 2016
Inteliquent, a wholesale voice and messaging interconnection services provider, has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm GTCR for approximately $800 million.
Colt announces system-wide network upgrade
03 Nov 2016
Colt Technology Services has committed to a major system-wide network upgrade that will give its enterprise, carrier and web-centric customers access to bandwidth levels of up to 100Gbps.
xxx
01 Nov 2016
xxx