Telstra: Helping customers quench their hunger and thirst for capacity
13h | Jason McGee-Abe
Veon to buy 43% of GTH it doesn’t yet own for just $600m
16h | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Amsterdam-based Veon is on the verge of succeeding in achieving its long-held ambition of taking 100% control of Egyptian subsidiary Global Telecom Holding (GTH).
Issue 2 - Communications Infrastructure Summit
26 June 2019 |
We’re about the start on the biggest investment programme in telecoms for – well, probably ever. And welcome to this second issue of a regular newsletter that we want to become the leading source of information for network strategy.
UFINET acquires majority stake in Netell Telecom
25 June 2019 | Natalie Bannerman
UFINET, one of Latin America’s leading international carrier of carriers, has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Netell Telecom, one of Brazil’s primary wholesale carriers.
Mobile operators ‘under intelligence attack’ for CDRs, says security specialist
25 June 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
An organisation allegedly backed by an unnamed nation has been mounting global attacks against mobile phone operators and stealing customer data and call data records (CDRs).
Q&A with Ivan Mihaljevic, head of Bell Wholesale and president, BCE Nexxia, a Bell Canada company
24 June 2019 | Sponsored Content
BCE Nexxia President, Ivan Mihaljevic, speaks to Capacity about how BCE Nexxia is bringing leading edge services and transforming business for customers around the world.
Batelco bolsters connectivity with Tata Communications
24 June 2019 | Natalie Bannerman
Bahrain-based telco Batelco has extended its partnership with digital infrastructure provider Tata Communications to offer an expanded global reach.
Government of Antigua threatens Digicel over mobile spectrum
20 June 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
The Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda is threatening to withdraw Digicel’s mobile licence in the latest twist in a dispute over spectrum.
SK Telecom focuses on 6G with Nokia, Ericsson and Samsung
19 June 2019 | Laurence Doe
SK Telecom has signed agreements with Ericsson, Nokia and Samsung Electronics in order to jointly research and develop advanced 5G and 6G mobile network technologies.
Ethio Telecom to be divided into services and infrastructure companies
19 June 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Ethiopia is to split its monopoly telecoms operator, Ethio Telecom, into a network company and a services company before the two units are privatised.
Ganzi’s Digital Colony adds fourth UK small-cell business
18 June 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Marc Ganzi’s Digital Colony has added a fourth operation to its UK portfolio of small-cell businesses by buying Spyder Facilities.
China ‘to invest $2.5bn this year’ on 5G in 40 cities
17 June 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
The three Chinese network operators will have 5G coverage in at least 40 cities this year, with investment reaching $2.53 billion, according to a government agency.