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FCC makes subsea cable outage reports mandatory
27 Jun 2016
The FCC has adopted rules to promote reliable subsea cable communications infrastructure with submarine cable licensees now required to report major outages on 60 US-connected cables that provide voice, data and internet service connectivity.
PCCW launches global data centre alliance
27 Jun 2016
PCCW Solutions has teamed up with data centre providers to launch a global alliance to provide “one-stop-shop data centre services across worldwide locations”.
3GPP completes standardisation of NB-IoT
27 Jun 2016
3GPP has completed the standardisation of narrowband internet of things (NB-IoT), the narrowband radio technology developed for the IoT over mobile networks using licensed spectrum.
Google Fiber to acquire Webpass for expansion
24 Jun 2016
Google Fiber has entered into an agreement to acquire internet service provider Webpass in a move to accelerate its plans to deliver high-speed broadband to major cities in the US.
US court backs FCC against operators on net neutrality
15 Jun 2016
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the US telecoms regulator, has won a court battle to uphold its rules on net neutrality. Telecoms operators challenged the FCC’s open internet rules, but a federal appeals court has decied in favour of the regulator.
Colt Data Centre Services prepares for zettabyte era
09 Jun 2016
Colt Data Centre Services, the global carrier-neutral data centre operator, is adding 7,000 square metres of capacity to its international operations including a new-build in Inzai, Japan, in addition to significant extensions to its existing data centres serving London, Berlin, and Hamburg.
AT&T and Nokia to expand 5G lab trials
06 Jun 2016
AT&T is presently collaborating with Nokia to expand its 5G lab trials aimed at delivering a cost-effective mobile experience built with software-defined networking (SDN), data analytics, security and open source software.
Spark NZ sells international voice business to MNF
03 Jun 2016
Spark New Zealand has announced that after attaining governmental approval it has concluded the sale of its international voice business to retail and wholesale voice-over-IP (VoIP) provider MNF Group for AU$22 million.
Cisco shuffles roles of execs
02 Jun 2016
Cisco Systems has expanded the responsibilities of its security unit chief and changed the roles of three other executives.