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Blue Planet Networks appoints Steve Corfe as CEO
17 January 2019 | James Pearce
Connectivity provider Blue Planet Networks has named former NTT Europe exec Steve Corfe as its new CEO.
Zayo ‘gets private equity bid’ valuing company at $8bn
16 January 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Zayo has received a bid from an unnamed private equity investor valuing the company at $8 billion, according to US reports.
DNA acquires full stake in Moi Mobiili
14 January 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
Finnish telecoms group DNA has agreed to purchase the entire share capital of European mobile operator Oy.
Pierre-Louis de Guillebon leaves Orange International Carriers
09 January 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
Capacity can confirm that Pierre-Louis de Guillebon has left his role as CEO of Orange International Carriers.
Equinix reveals $85m Singapore expansion plans
08 January 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
Equinix has released plans to build its fourth International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre in Singapore.
Egypt set to swap 95% of copper for fibre by 2020
04 January 2019 | James Pearce
Egypt has unveiled plans to replace up to 95% of its copper telecoms network with fibre by 2020 in a major overhaul to the nation’s infrastructure.
Atlanta - the new home of ITW
20 December 2018 | Mandy Warren
We are delighted to welcome delegates to Atlanta for ITW 2019. Since the swell of interest in the city in the mid-90s, Atlanta has gone from strength-to-strength; it now stands as a totem of a New South, and is one of America’s most vibrant and diverse cities.
RCom and GCX deals in turmoil after India blocks spectrum sale
19 December 2018 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
The future of Reliance Communications (RCom) and its subsea unit, Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), was thrown into confusion today when India said No to a spectrum deal.
Liquid Telecom invests $400m in Egypt partnership as it plans Senegal expansion
10 December 2018 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
African fibre network Liquid Telecom is investing $400 million in a partnership with Telecom Egypt to build data centres and fibre infrastructure in Egypt.
China and Asia ‘will lead US’ in race to gigabit broadband
29 November 2018 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
China is set to dominate the market for gigabit broadband services, leaving US well behind in second place
Papua New Guinea ‘to honour’ subsea deal with Huawei
27 November 2018 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
The Pacific state of Papua New Guinea has decided to keep its deal with Huawei to build a fibre network, in the face of Australian pressure to cancel.
TalkTalk creates new UK wholesale fibre carrier, FibreNation
22 November 2018 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
UK operator TalkTalk has created a new fibre company, FibreNation, that will provide wholesale services to it and another BT rival, Sky.