Huawei's Intelligent Metro Router NetEngine 8000 wins Interop Tokyo 2019 Award
17 June 2019 | Company Announcement - Advertorial
At Interop Tokyo 2019, the largest ICT exhibition in Japan, Huawei's NetEngine 8000 scooped up the Best of Show Award Grand Prize in network infrastructure thanks to its competitive advantages, including a large capacity of 14.4Tbps per slot, one platform for all scenarios, SRv6 for intelligent connectivity, and full lifecycle automation.
Ethiopia looks for $2.2bn investment as it opens up telecoms to competition
17 June 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Ethiopia will ask for tenders for new telecoms licences in September, with new competitors to Ethio Telecom to be announced before the end of 2019.
EQT Infrastructure acquires IP-Only for $1.93bn
13 June 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
EQT Partners has sold Swedish fibre infrastructure provider IP-Only from its mid-market funds to its infrastructure fund at an enterprise value of SEK 18.25 billion ($1.93bn).
German telcos reeling at €6.5bn bill for 5G spectrum
13 June 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Deutsche Telekom has criticised the German 5G spectrum auction that will leave it and its three rivals spending €6.55 billion.
Mobile data ‘booming’ as 5G picks up faster than expected, says Ericsson
11 June 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Mobile data traffic is growing fast in every region of the world, from 23% a year to 42% a year, according to the latest mobility report from Ericsson.
Morocco to sell 8% stake in Maroc Telecom
10 June 2019 | Natalie Bannerman
Maroc Telecom, Morocco’s biggest telecoms operator, has confirmed that the government would sell up to 8% of its stake in the company.
Q&A with Alan Garchitorena
10 June 2019 | Sponsored Content
Capacity speaks to Huawei's principal consultant Alan Garchitorena about CWR and how Huawei is leading the charge
YouTube co-founder to speak at ITW 2019
06 June 2019 | Laurence Doe
Co-founder of YouTube Steve Chen will be participating in the opening keynote session at International Telecom Week (ITW) 2019, the world's largest wholesale telecoms event.
EQT bids $2.3bn for Australia’s Vocus Group
29 May 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
Private equity group EQT Infrastructure has submitted a takeover bid of $2.27 billion (AUD$3.27bn) for Vocus, Australia’s fourth largest telecom operator.
MOEX partners with Avelacom and launches APAC and Dubai PoPs
28 May 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
The Moscow Exchange (MOEX) has partnered with Avelacom and deployed new points of presence (PoPs) in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, Dubai and Mumbai data centres.
EQT acquires Maltese telco Melita
28 May 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
Scandinavian-based private equity group EQT has signed an agreement to acquire Maltese telecommunications operator Melita from Apax Partners and Fortino Capital.
Ofcom encourages 5G growth by providing Openreach rivals more network access
24 May 2019 | Laurence Doe
Ofcom has announced that Openreach’s telegraph poles and underground tunnels will be opened up to rival firms to encourage them to develop high-speed lines for mobile and broadband networks and invest in full fibre and 5G.