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Q&A: Dino Andreou, CEO, OTEGLOBE
25 Sep 2015

Dino Andreou, OTEGLOBE CEO, tells Capacity about the company's operations in Eurasia, and his vision for the region this year.

Tigo Ghana improves voice quality
07 Sep 2015

Tigo Ghana has improved the quality of its voice offering, according to a recent survey conducted by the industry regulator.

Sudatel to invest further in Sudan fibre roll-out
04 Sep 2015

Sudatel’s president and CEO Tariq Hamzah Zein Elabdein has confirmed to Capacity that it will continue to invest in fibre in order to keep up with the growth of enterprises in Sudan.

Telinta launches TeliSIM Africa
03 Sep 2015

Cloud-based VoIP switching and billing provider Telinta has launched TeliSIM Africa, an MVNO solution designed to enable telecoms service providers to offer mobile roaming services to their customers.

Deutsche Telekom to acquire BT?
10 Jun 2015

Deutsche Telekom is said to be eyeing a takeover of BT, following reports that it is close to selling its stake in T-Mobile US.

PCCS cable reaches Puerto Rico
10 Jun 2015

Telefonica has confirmed to Capacity that the PCCS subsea cable, which aims to link Jacksonville in Florida to Manta in Ecuador, has landed in Isla Verde beach in Puerto Rico.

BICS launches EasyConnect SMS
13 May 2015

BICS has launched EasyConnect SMS, a solution designed to enable smaller service providers to launch international SMS services quickly and cost-effectively.

Hutchison and BT pen major IPX agreement
13 May 2015

Hutchison Global Communications (HGC) and British incumbent BT have agreed to establish IPX network interconnection between their respective IPX networks.

AMEER to be extended to Singapore
12 May 2015

Turk Telecom International (TTI) has revealed that the AMEER cable is to be extended to Singapore by the end of this year’s second quarter.

PCCW Global, CTG and CHTI launch unified IPX platform
12 May 2015

PCCW Global, China Telecom Global (CTG) and Chunghwa Telecom International (CHTI) have signed agreements to facilitate the interconnection of their IPX communities to create a unified IPX platform for Greater China.

RCN reveals commercial launch of phase one
12 May 2015

The RCN (regional cable network) consortium – comprising Etisalat, Zain Jordan, Turkcell Superonline, Mobily Saudi Arabia, Orange Jordan and Syrian Telecom – has launched phase one of the system between Fujairah, UAE, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Amman, Jordan.

TSIC increases data centre reach in US
12 May 2015

TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) has added 100 service provider customers over the last 18 months, and consequently increased its reach to 62 major US data centres.

DE-CIX to launch IX in Turkey
11 May 2015

DE-CIX has today revealed plans to launch an internet exchange in Istanbul, Turkey, in a bid to provide neutral interconnection and peering points for ISPs across Turkey, Iran, the Caucasus region and the Middle East.

SPONSORED Q&A: Vincent Nicolay, CEO, Telecom Luxembourg
11 May 2015

Telecom Luxembourg Private Operator (TLPO) has recently acquired the international network activities of LuxConnect, creating a secure network between Luxembourg, Brussels, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London and Zurich. Capacity speaks to Vincent Nicolay, Telecom Luxembourgh's CEO, about the acquisition.

Telefonica joins Chicago agreement
11 May 2015

Telefonica has joined the Chicago agreement; the initiative designed for global collaboration on voice and data networks originally formed by Orange, Ooredoo, Bharti Airtel and Telenor.

Telinta and Voxbone extend partnership
11 May 2015

Telinta has upgraded its integration with the Voxbone API to enable VoIP service providers to streamline the provisioning of Voxbone DIDs via Telinta’s hosted softswitch platform.

Movistar Chile partners with Huawei for 4G
16 Mar 2015

Telefonica’s Movistar Chile has partnered with Chinese vendor Huawei for the deployment of LTE technology in the 700MHz band on its network spanning 13 regions in the country.

Telstra joins Etisalat SmartHub
11 Mar 2015

Telstra today reveals that it has launched a PoP in Etisalat’s SmartHub facility in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Etisalat and TSIC sign global framework agreement
10 Mar 2015

Etisalat and TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) have signed a global framework agreement which has seen the latter selected as Etisalat’s preferred global internet backbone provider.

MENA-SCS selects Fastweb for backhaul capacity
10 Mar 2015

MENA Submarine Cable System (SCS) has signed an agreement with Fastweb, which will see the Italian operator implement a backhaul capacity connection along the entire Italian peninsula to the Caldera business park in Milan, Italy.

Q&A: Andrew Grenville, CEO, Orixcom
10 Mar 2015

Capacity Middle East Day 2: Andrew Grenville, CEO at Orixcom, talks about operating in the region and the practical implementation of the cloud.

Telstra launches PoP with datamena in UAE
10 Mar 2015

Australia’s Telstra has launched a PoP at du’s datamena open and neutral data centre and connectivity platform in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Global Cloud Xchange connects to UAE-IX
10 Mar 2015

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) reveals today at Capacity Middle East in Dubai, UAE, that it has joined the UAE-IX; the first carrier-neutral internet traffic exchange platform in the region.

Zain partners with datamena
10 Mar 2015

The UAE-based carrier neutral data centre and connectivity platform datamena has entered into a partnership with the Zain Group.

Ooredoo joins Sea-Me-We5 consortium
10 Mar 2015

Ooredoo has become the latest Middle Eastern carrier to join the Sea-Me-We5 cable consortium, which will link the region to South East Asia and Western Europe.

Q&A: Andreas Hipp, CEO, Cataleya
09 Mar 2015

Capacity Middle East Day 1: Andreas Hipp, CEO at Cataleya, discusses how the company is helping operators in the Middle East migrate to IP.