Nigerian 9mobile rescue deal ‘at risk’ after internal disagreements
12h | Alan Burkitt-Gray
A rescue bid for the former Etisalat Nigeria – now 9mobile – appears to have collapsed following a breakdown of relations with Teleology Holdings, which planned a takeover.
Huawei boss talks of transformation from the Cultural Revolution to a $125bn company
16 January 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, who set up the company in 1987, expects it to grow 20% this year to achieve sales of $125 billion.
Helios Towers enters South African market via Vulatel partnership
16 January 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
Helios Towers has entered the South African market after entering into an agreement with Vulatel to create an infrastructure platform in the country.
Telefónica picks Nokia for Service Operations Centre
15 January 2019 | Natalie Bannerman
Telefónica Group has selected Nokia as vendor for its UK Service Operations Centre (SOC).
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.
Airtel reportedly looking at Telkom Kenya merger
14 January 2019 | James Pearce
Bharti Airtel has entered talks to buy Telkom Kenya, according to reports, as it looks to challenge market leader Safaricom.
Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom trial 40Gbps wireless backhaul for 5G
14 January 2019 | Natalie Bannerman
Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom have successfully demonstrated a millimetre wave link with transmission speeds of 40Gbps.
We’ve got 5G, says AT&T. No you haven’t, say Verizon and T-Mobile
10 January 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Verizon and T-Mobile US have both hit out at AT&T’s move to pretend its LTE Advanced mobile network is really 5G.
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.
Intelsat joins GSMA
09 January 2019 | James Pearce
Satellite operator Intelsat has become the latest member of the GSMA – an association that looks after the interests of the mobile industry worldwide.
NTT Com expands IP network with Toronto PoP
08 January 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
NTT Communications has today announced the expansion of its Tier-1 global IP network with a new point of presence (PoP) in Toronto, Canada.
edotco snaps up 325 towers from Seatel Cambodia
07 January 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
edotco Group has strengthened its portfolio in Cambodia by acquiring 325 telecoms towers from South East Asia Telecom Group (Seatel).