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NTT buys Dell’s IT services business for $3bn
29 Mar 2016
NTT Data, the Japanese operator’s systems integration unit, is to buy the former Perot Systems from Dell for $3.06 billion as part of a major expansion into cloud services for vertical industries.
AT&T expands 1Gbps service in five US markets
23 Mar 2016
AT&T has expanded its gigabit broadband footprint by rolling out its ultrafast internet service, which it claims has speeds of up to 1Gbps, across its GigaPower network in five more US cities.
Mexico to establish Telecom Investment Promotion Agency
16 Mar 2016
Mexico is set to establish the Telecommunications Investment Promotion Agency, which will be responsible for the installation of the government’s proposed shared network and provision of telecommunications services.
Q&A: Mateo Ward, CEO, Neutrona Networks
16 Mar 2016
Neutrona Networks’ CEO, Mateo Ward, informs Capacity about its strategic priorities in Brazil and Mexico. Additionally, he explains what major trends he sees surfacing in the Latin American market this year and the key challenges being faced.
GlobeNet launch virtualisation service in Americas
15 Mar 2016
Globenet has announced the launch of its virtualisation service to support network expansion and enhancement by providing connection at critical Points of Presence (PoPs) in the Americas.
Q&A: Juan Revilla, CEO, Wholesale Business Unit, Telefónica
15 Mar 2016
Telefónica’s CEO of wholesale business, Juan Revilla, tells Capacity what its strategic priorities are in Latin America for 2016. Additionally, he explains what major trends he sees surfacing in the Latin American market this year and the key challenges being faced.
Top telecoms deals of 2015
10 Mar 2016
Capacity analyses the largest telecoms deals in each region. Data provided by Capacity Intelligence.
Can carriers balance data sovereignty?
09 Mar 2016
As governments adopt a tougher stance on data protection and exert greater control online, dramatic legislative battles are unfolding that could result in a rather unforgiving world for telecoms operators. Alex Hawkes investigates.
ZTE warns shareholders to ‘exercise caution’ after US ban
09 Mar 2016
ZTE says it is carrying out a “thorough assessment” of the impact of the trade embargo imposed on it by the US on Monday, and adds that it is cooperating with US authorities. Shareholders should “exercise caution”, said the company.
US threatens trade war on ZTE over exports to Iran
08 Mar 2016
A trade war between China and the US is on the verge of breaking out over the US Department of Commerce’s new rules that could cripple ZTE’s exports to many – if not all – parts of the world.
USEI completes US fibre network
08 Mar 2016
US satellite and terrestrial connectivity provider USEI has deployed a 10G fibre network connecting its west and east coast teleports.
SoftBank to split into two businesses
08 Mar 2016
SoftBank has announced that it will reorganise the organisation into two subsidiaries, with its global investment business separated from its domestic operations.
Argentina regulator approves TI sale
04 Mar 2016
Argentina’s ENACOM telecoms regulator has reportedly approved Fintech’s bid to purchase Telecom Italia’s controlling stake in Telecom Argentina.
Sabey Data Center adds PoP to Manhattan facility
04 Mar 2016
Sabey Data Centers has partnered with Brooklyn Fiber, which will see the New York ISP establish a point of presence (PoP) and expand network resources at Sabey’s Inergate.Manhattan facility.
MEF appoints first-ever CTO
03 Mar 2016
The MEF has announced that it has appointed Pascal Menezes as its first-ever chief technology officer.