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Alcatel-Lucent to sell satellite unit
20 Dec 2013

French vendor Alcatel-Lucent will reportedly sell its satellite communications subsidiary, LGS Innovations, for an estimated $200 million.

Canada to cap domestic roaming rates
19 Dec 2013

Canadian government has announced plans to draw up new legislation to cap wireless roaming rates charged by the three largest providers for smaller rivals using their network.

Frontier to acquire AT&T Connecticut operations
18 Dec 2013

The second largest operator in the US, AT&T, has announced the sale of its local exchange operations in Connecticut to regional operator Frontier Communications for $2 billion in cash.

Intel acquires Mindspeed’s wireless assets
17 Dec 2013

US chipmaker Intel has purchased the wireless infrastructure division of Mindspeed Technologies, in an effort to expand its telecoms offering through radio technology.

Friday Network News: December 13
13 Dec 2013

Capacity brings you the latest network news. If you have network developments you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email

LightSquared receives $3.3billion bid
12 Dec 2013

Wireless telecoms group LightSquared could be subject to a takeover, after receiving a $3.3billion bid from private equity firm Centerbridge Partners.

AT&T plans to extend fibre-optic network roll-out
11 Dec 2013

US telco AT&T is reportedly planning to extend the roll-out of its high-speed fibre-optic broadband service to additional cities in the US, following its launch in Austin, Texas, according to CEO Randall Stephenson.

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