Markets

End User

  • Facebook plans mobile payment service


    15 Apr 2014

    Internet giant Facebook is close to being granted an electronic money licence for payment and remittance services, in the company's latest effort to boost mobile services.

  • FTC approves Facebook-WhatsApp deal

    11 Apr 2014

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp, according to reports.

  • SingTel Group and Samsung deliver mobile initiatives


    11 Apr 2014

    SingTel Group and technology firm Samsung have today announced four joint initiatives designed to enhance mobile data services for customers.

Services

Infrastructure & Networks

Voice & VoIP

  • Colt to cut voice business by 85%


    22 Apr 2014

    Colt has announced plans to eliminate 85% of its carrier voice contracts, after the company announced it was expecting a €175 million fall in revenues from the unit.

  • PCCW to deliver connectivity to South African smart city

    22 Apr 2014

    PCCW Global has signed an agreement with urban complex developer Shanghai Zendai to provide technology and telecoms services to a smart city being developed in South Africa.

Data

Backhaul

  • Reliance Jio signs tower-sharing deal with ATC India


    22 Apr 2014

    Reliance Jio Infocomm has signed an agreement with independent telecoms tower firm ATC India, to share its infrastructure in the country.

  • Friday Network News: April 18

    18 Apr 2014

    Capacity brings you the latest network news. If you have network developments you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

Wireless & Mobile

Financial

  • Zain sued over Iraqi telco acquisition


    22 Apr 2014

    Kuwaiti operator Zain has reportedly been sued for $4.5 billion by an undisclosed company over its purchase of Iraqi operator Iraqna in 2007.

  • Colt to cut voice business by 85%

    22 Apr 2014

    Colt has announced plans to eliminate 85% of its carrier voice contracts, after the company announced it was expecting a €175 million fall in revenues from the unit.


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