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Q&A: Jim Fagan, Pacnet – Reaping the benefits of SDN
19 Nov 2014

Capacity Asia day 2 – Pacnet scooped the award for best Asian wholesale carrier at the recent Global Carrier Awards 2014. Jim Fagan, president of managed services, explains how the carrier has used software-defined networking (SDN) to bolster its offering.

Q&A: Michael Wheeler, NTT Communications – Wholesale success
18 Nov 2014

Capacity Asia day 1 – NTT Communications took the awards for best North American wholesale carrier and global wholesale data carrier at the Global Carrier Awards. Michael Wheeler, EVP and head of the global IP network business, explains the secrets of the company’s success in the wholesale arena.

ANALYSIS: The MNO struggle with A2P
14 Nov 2014

Mobile operators are struggling to enter into the elusive application-to-person (A2P) SMS market, following the collapse in revenues generated from person-to-person (P2P) services, according to a recent industry report.

Verizon to cut 1,000 jobs?
13 Nov 2014

Verizon Communications will slash approximately 1,000 jobs via buyout offers to employees, a person with knowledge of the situation told Bloomberg.

ANALYSIS: CRTC looks to untangle Canada’s regulatory red tape
13 Nov 2014

Forbearance is the term applied by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to denote services exempt from regulation. But it could just as easily describe the wait-and-see attitude adopted by many of the nation’s carriers as mobile and broadband wholesale proceedings unfold.

Midweek Mergers: November 12
12 Nov 2014

Capacity brings you the latest mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale arena. If you have any deals you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email

Juniper Networks CEO departs
11 Nov 2014

Juniper Networks CEO Shaygan Kheradpir resigned on Monday November 10, following a review by the networking company’s board into his handling of negotiations with an unnamed customer.

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