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Metro Connect USA 2019
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FCC happy with $26m T-Mobile/Sprint deal as 16 states fight on

The long-running saga of the $26 million T-Mobile-Sprint merger in the US has entered the last lap, as the companies try to satisfy the last objectors.

16 August 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray

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Carrier vs. OTT: The best of frenemies

23 July 2019 | Gareth Wilmer

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Connectivity for the Digital Revolution

19 July 2019 | Sponsored Content

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Equinix: Leading from the front

19 July 2019 | Jason Mcgee-Abe

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Capacity

Capacity North America 2019

03-05 September 2019
Denver, United States

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Subsea Connect

Subsea Americas 2019

11-12 December 2019
Washington DC, United States

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Connect

Metro Connect USA 2020

10-12 February 2020
Miami, United States

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FREE WEBINAR: Make Your Mark – Bridging the Gender Gap in Telecoms & Tech

In celebration of the first inaugural Global Women in Telco & Tech Awards and Summit, Capacity speaks to leading female executives from across the wider telecoms and technology sector about how we close the gender diversity gap in our market, and bring about meaningful change. Key takeaways include: 1) Explore ways to best navigate and manage day-to-day challenges 2) How can the industry at large best engage with female talent and improve retention 3) The importance of mentors and sponsors in the advancement of women Speakers: Funke Opeke Funke Opeke, is founder and CEO of MainOne, a broadband infrastructure services provider that built West Africa’s first privately owned, open-access submarine cable system interconnecting Lagos, Nigeria; Accra, Ghana; and Seixal, Portugal in 2010. Amy Marks As CEO of XSite Modular, Marks has become the preeminent prefabrication consultant and design-builder of Critical Infrastructure Buildings, worldwide. Katia Gonzalez Gutiérrez Katia is Head of Fraud Prevention Operations and Services at BICS, a leading global wholesale carrier in the Telecom industry. With more than 14 years of experience in the Mobile and Wholesale Telecom industry, Katia also chairs the i3Forum Fraud Group. Sarah Calveley Sarah Calveley is a Senior Business Manager for the UK and Ireland at Amazon Web Services (AWS) where she is responsible for leading a team and driving strategy to help customers adopt the cloud and digitally transform their business.

14 August 2019 | Funke Opeke, MainOne | Amy Marks, XSite Modular | Katia Gonzalez Gutiérrez, BICS | Sarah Calveley, AWS