The Digital Digest: TIM's CEO tango; Colt's data centre drive; a cable called Medusa; and Host in Ireland's Garry Connolly
14 January 2022 | Capacity Team
In this episode of the Digital Digest, we roundup the biggest stories of the week from hyperscale builds to CEO appointments.
Vodafone Idea teams with Ciena to revamp networks
14 January 2022 | Saf Malik
Vodafone Idea is revamping its national backbone networks after it announced a partnership with Ciena.
X marks the spot as BT copies Telia’s Division X idea
14 January 2022 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
BT has copied Telia’s idea by setting up a “division X”, where it will concentrate work on new technologies.
Five things to know January 13: Zain teams with Infovista, GBI deploys Ciena's GeoMesh, Luner launches 'ultimate' SIM
13 January 2022 | Saf Malik
Capacity shares five key stories to know from around the world today.
Vishwanathan named Telstra's head of wholesale, Americas
12 January 2022 | Natalie Bannerman
Telstra has appointed Vish Vishwanathan as vice president of its wholesale group for the Americas.
Pennington leaves Millicom as Bruha picks up the mantle
10 January 2022 | Natalie Bannerman
Millicom chief financial officer (CFO) Tim Pennington will retire from the role on 1st April and will be succeeded by Sheldon Bruha.
Virgin Media O2 rules out roaming return
10 January 2022 | Saf Malik
Virgin Media O2 has confirmed it is the only major UK operator that will not introduce roaming fees in Europe.
New Inmarsat satellite takes the slow electric route to service
07 January 2022 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Inmarsat, the company that is the subject of a US$7.3 billion takeover deal by Viasat, has started a 200-day process to put its latest satellite into service.
T-Mobile ends 2021 with 1.2m post-paid accounts and 5.5m post-paid customers
07 January 2022 | Natalie Bannerman
T-Mobile US achieved its highest ever post-paid net customer additions and post-paid account net additions for full-year 2021.
The Digital Digest: Exa's subsea win; a roaming headache for the UK; satellite plans in the air and Gerd Simon on the Datacloud Awards
07 January 2022 | Capacity team
In this episode of the Digital Digest, we roundup the biggest stories of the week from Subsea cables to roaming charges and satellite launches.
Helm takes the helm at wholesale industry leaders’ forum
06 January 2022 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Former GSMA events director Annabel Helm is the new head of the Global Leaders’ Forum (GLF), the wholesale industry organisation managed by Capacity Media.
Musk’s Starlink told to refund all Indian pre-orders
05 January 2022 | Saf Malik
Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet venture has been informed by the Indian government to refund all pre-orders in the country.