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BRUSA on track for 2018 launch
27 Mar 2017
Telxius’s BRUSA cable, that will connect Rio de Janeiro in Brazil with Virginia Beach in the USA, is on track for launch next year.
FCC reforms ‘outdated’ 800MHz band rules
24 Mar 2017
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided to modernise its cellular licensing and power rules in the 800MHz cellular band to provide millions of wireless customers with greater access to networks at faster speeds.
Dell EMC joins Cisco and HPE in cloud infrastructure battle
20 Mar 2017
Against the backdrop of surging cloud usage, the recently formed Dell EMC has joined HPE and Cisco in a long-standing market leadership battle for cloud infrastructure equipment, according to new Q4 data from Synergy Research Group.
EC approves AT&T's $85bn Time Warner deal
15 Mar 2017
European regulators have given the thumbs-up to AT&T’s proposed $85 billion takeover of Time Warner, leaving American regulators to rubber stamp the deal.
BT to offer customers encryption service for data
10 Mar 2017
BT is to offer transparent encryption to its customers in 180 countries, in order to protect corporate information and critical data – including big data – that is held in the cloud and elsewhere.
Avelacom, Expand Executive Search sign deal
08 Mar 2017
Avelacom has signed a deal at Capacity Middle East with Expand Executive Search, which will see the latter support the Russian low-latency network operator boost its ranks.
Unlimited possibilities, unlimited mayhem?
07 Mar 2017
As carriers wait for cost efficiencies from SDN and NFV to appear, security professionals and vendors continue to debate the right approach to cloud-based security, writes Peter Kirwan.
Virtual will become real in 2017
07 Mar 2017
Virtualisation is the buzzword across the wholesale industry, whether it be SDN or NFV. James Pearce asks if it is virtual insanity, or is it finally becoming a reality?
Edging closer to better connectivity
07 Mar 2017
A plethora of announcements were made at the 16th Metro Connect conference, which brought together over 540 senior representatives within the metro fibre market across the US. Jason McGee-Abe highlights some of the companies enhancing connectivity.
FirstLight announces Finger Lakes acquisition
07 Mar 2017
FirstLight Fiber has agreed to buy data, Internet and voice solutions provider Finger Lakes Technologies Group (FLTG), expanding its reach in the North East United States.