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ICE picks Telia Carrier for backbone services
23 Jan 2018
Telia Carrier has been selected by Costa Rican telco Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) to provide dedicated internet access to its customers using Telia’s global backbone.
TE SubCom to build 10,000km Curie subsea cable
17 Jan 2018
TE SubCom has been awarded the contract to build Google’s Curie subsea cable system, which will connect the US to Chile and includes a branching unit for future connectivity to Panama.
AWS eyes Argentina or Chile for new Latam data centre
11 Jan 2018
Argentina and Chile are reportedly locked in a bidding war to become the home of Amazon Web Services’ second South American data centre, with the presidents of both countries holding talks with the company over the last few months.
US race to 5G is heating up
11 Jan 2018
The race to be the first US operator to deploy 5G is heating up after Verizon CTO Hans Vestberg vowed the firm would beat rival AT&T during a keynote.
Paraguay raises $84m in 700MHz spectrum auction
08 Jan 2018
Millicom's Tigo unit, America Móvil’s Claro and Personal’s Nucleo were the mobile operator winners in Paraguay’s 700MHz spectrum auction, which raised around $84 million.
Zayo unveils SD-WAN product
04 Jan 2018
Zayo Group has launched a software defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution in order to tackle the growing enterprise market.
LOGIX closes acquisition of Alpheus Communications
04 Jan 2018
LOGIX Communications has closed its acquisition of Texas-based network provider Alpheus Communications from private equity owners The Gores Group and Scott Widham, creating one of the largest independent metro fibre providers in the US state.
M&A data centre deals topped $20bn in 2017
03 Jan 2018
The total value of significant data centre-orientated M&A deals that closed in 2017 surged to $20 billion, almost doubling the figure from 2016, according to new data from Synergy Research Group.
Windstream to acquire MassComm
02 Jan 2018
Windstream Communications is set to acquire New York-based Mass Communications (MassComm) in an all-cash transaction, according to an FCC filing.