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Midweek Mergers: December 17
17 Dec 2014

Capacity brings you the latest mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale arena. If you have any deals you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

Bharti Airtel sells African towers to IHS
15 Dec 2014

India’s Bharti Airtel, via its subsidiary Bharti Airtel International, has sold more than 1,100 telecoms towers in Zambia and Rwanda to IHS Holding.

O2 Slovakia launches LTE
12 Dec 2014

O2 Slovakia has announced the commercial launch of its 4G LTE networks in Bratislava, the country’s capital, and Kosice.

Windstream replaces CEO
12 Dec 2014

Jeff Gardner has stepped down from his position as president and chief executive at Windstream, to be replaced by Tony Thomas.

Alcatel-Lucent appoints EMEA head
10 Dec 2014

Alcatel-Lucent has today announced the appointment of Willem Hendrickx as president of the French vendor’s Europe, Middle East and Africa operations.

Vodafone extends LTE-A across Australia
09 Dec 2014

Vodafone Australia has extended its LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network – which it calls 4G+ – to customers in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Midweek Mergers: December 3
03 Dec 2014

Capacity brings you the latest mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale arena. If you have any deals you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

Q&A: Justin Williams, AT&T – Total disaster recovery
02 Dec 2014

In a top-secret location in England’s south west, AT&T houses its network disaster recovery (NDR) unit. During an exclusive visit to the facility, Capacity spoke to Justin Williams, director of NDR team international at AT&T, about the uses for such a facility.

Bite expands 3G network
01 Dec 2014

Lithuania’s Bite has completed phase two of its 3G network expansion to increase coverage in rural areas of the country.

Canada telecoms market
26 Nov 2014

Canada is the second-largest country in the world. It is made up of three territories and 10 provinces, each with its own separate capital city.

TOP 5: Joint ventures
25 Nov 2014

2014 has seen the launch of a large number of joint ventures, as telcos increase collaboration to offer a more unified communications network across the globe. Capacity investigates five of the most eye-catching partnerships.

COVER STORY: 2020 vision
24 Nov 2014

5G is in sight and the industry has set itself a very ambitious target. Kavit Majithia reports.

SS7Ware tests VoLTE solution with iPhone 6
24 Nov 2014

Mobile network solutions vendor SS7Ware has claimed to have performed the first VoLTE call from a GSM mobile phone to a VoLTE-capable iPhone 6, through a single unified switch.

Indosat launches 4G services
24 Nov 2014

Ooredoo subsidiary Indosat has launched 4G services in Indonesia, claiming to offer speeds of up to 185Mbps.

MARKET STRATEGY: A unified approach
21 Nov 2014

Enterprises all over the world are migrating from on-premises to cloud-based unified communications. What role can providers play in this market?

ZTE tests MIMO base station
21 Nov 2014

ZTE and China Mobile have completed tests on what they claim is the world’s first pre-5G Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) base station.

European aviation network edges closer to take-off
20 Nov 2014

Plans for Europe’s first major aviation network aimed at delivering broadband services to aircraft passengers are further underway, following a partnership between Inmarsat and Alcatel-Lucent.

Midweek Mergers: November 19
19 Nov 2014

Capacity brings you the latest mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale arena. If you have any deals you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

Reliance Jio Infocomm to refinance loans
19 Nov 2014

Capacity Asia day 2 – India’s Reliance Jio Infocomm is looking to raise $1.5 billion to refinance several loans it acquired in 2010, according to local reports.

ZTE could lose Ethio Telecom contract
14 Nov 2014

The Ethiopian government has warned ZTE that it may withdraw from a large contract it placed with the Chinese vendor last year, following concerns over changes to the prices ZTE is proposing to charge.

Jasmine International launches IPO
14 Nov 2014

Thai telecoms group Jasmine International has announced plans to raise up to $1.98 billion through an infrastructure fund IPO.

Bharti Airtel selects Nokia Networks for 3G
13 Nov 2014

Indian conglomerate Bharti Airtel has signed a contract with Nokia Networks for the enhancement of its 3G network in the Mumbai, West Bengal and Bihar telecoms circles in the country.

ANALYSIS: CRTC looks to untangle Canada’s regulatory red tape
13 Nov 2014

Forbearance is the term applied by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to denote services exempt from regulation. But it could just as easily describe the wait-and-see attitude adopted by many of the nation’s carriers as mobile and broadband wholesale proceedings unfold.

Midweek Mergers: November 12
12 Nov 2014

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BICS launches IP over satellite services
11 Nov 2014

BICS has launched a range of IP over Satellite (IPoSat) services designed to enhance connectivity for landlocked countries and act as a back-up for fibre and subsea networks.

dtac selects Ericsson for LTE upgrade
06 Nov 2014

dtac TriNet has signed a five-year agreement with Swedish vendor Ericsson for its LTE technology, as the operator looks to expand its 4G services across Thailand.

Telenor joins the Chicago agreement
05 Nov 2014

Capacity Europe day 3 – Telenor has joined the alliance formed by Orange, Ooredoo and Bharti Airtel at ITW earlier this year to promote collaboration on voice and data networks globally.

América Móvil, Telefónica and Oi to bid for TIM?
31 Oct 2014

Mexico’s América Móvil, Spain’s Telefónica and Brazil’s Oi will place a joint bid for Brazilian mobile operator TIM Participações, and have confirmed plans to break it up, according to local reports.

Entel eyes larger slice of Peru’s mobile market
30 Oct 2014

Chilean operator Entel is looking to increase its share of Peru’s rapidly developing mobile market, following its acquisition of Nextel last year, according to a company executive.

Midweek Mergers: October 29
29 Oct 2014

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O3b prepares for December launch
28 Oct 2014

O3b has confirmed that its third group of four satellites will be launched from Le Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG) at Kourou in French Guiana on December 18.

ITU wraps up elections
27 Oct 2014

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has concluded its elections to select candidates for the organisation’s five elected posts, the 12 members of the Radio Regulations Board and the 48 members of the ITU Council.

O2 and Zayo pen UK network upgrade
23 Oct 2014

The UK’s O2 has today announced a partnership with Zayo Group for the upgrade of its nationwide infrastructure into a fully resilient core fibre network.

Midweek Mergers: October 22
22 Oct 2014

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Midweek Mergers: October 15
15 Oct 2014

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Tigo Honduras to launch LTE in 2015
09 Oct 2014

Tigo Honduras plans to launch 4G LTE services in the country early next year, the company’s communications manager, Rodolfo Caraccioli, has revealed.

Kenya telecoms market
07 Oct 2014

Situated on the equator on Africa’s east coast, Kenya is well-positioned for both national and international connectivity to neighbouring countries Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia.

Laying siege to the carrier pipe
07 Oct 2014

Are carriers threatened by the investment from tech companies in telecoms infrastructure? Kavit Majithia investigates.

BT mobile network faces possible delays
06 Oct 2014

The UK’s BT Group has said that technical hurdles will make it difficult for the company to return to the consumer mobile market before the end of the financial year.

Huawei to increase France R&D
03 Oct 2014

China’s Huawei has revealed plans to increase its R&D investments in France, and expand its industry co-operation with French partners.

Kroes urges telcos to change
03 Oct 2014

Departing European Commission VP, Neelie Kroes, has warned telcos that they must change their attitude if Europe is to become a single telecoms market.

MARKET STRATEGY: VoLTE and PCRF
02 Oct 2014

As if there was not already enough for carriers to consider when upgrading their networks to support VoLTE, modifications must be also made to the Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF).

MARKET STRATEGY: The second coming of voice
02 Oct 2014

Although Voice over LTE (VoLTE) trials are gathering pace, operators face major technical challenges in upgrading networks to support the service. Alex Hawkes questions whether there is an advantage in being a fast mover.

Windstream appoints interim CFO
02 Oct 2014

Windstream has announced Bob Gunderman as interim CFO at the company, following the departure of Tony Thomas, who has left his position to head up Windstream’s real estate spin-off.

Midweek Mergers: October 1
01 Oct 2014

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INNOVATION BUSINESS BRIEFING 2014: The generation gap
30 Sep 2014

With 5G on the horizon, how is investment stepping up in research and development? Are carriers taking an active role, or is the drive coming largely from the vendor community? Guy Matthews reports from the frontiers of cellular innovation.

América Móvil considers options in Mexico
30 Sep 2014

América Móvil is still analysing a potential asset sale in Mexico after vowing to divest some of its interests in the country to comply with new regulations.

Grupo Salinas to buy Iusacell stake
11 Sep 2014

Mexico’s Grupo Salinas has confirmed plans to acquire a 50% stake in the country’s third-largest mobile operator, Iusacell, from its partner, Grupo Televisa.

Nick Clarke, Spark: A bright spark
11 Sep 2014

Ideas man Nick Clarke, GM of wholesale and international at Spark (formerly Telecom NZ), is using his philosophy to drive the company’s rebrand into the digital age.

Entel selects ZTE for Bolivian FTTx network
11 Sep 2014

Entel South America has awarded a contract to China’s ZTE Corporation to be the exclusive supplier for the operator’s fibre-to-the-x (FTTx) network in Bolivia.

Wind invites bidders for mast sale
05 Sep 2014

VimpelCom’s Italian subsidiary Wind has invited bidders for the sale and lease-back of its 11,000 mobile masts, in a deal that could be worth €500 million.

Nokia Networks to deploy LTE in Rwanda
04 Sep 2014

Nokia Networks has been selected by olleh Rwanda Networks (oRn) – the joint venture between KT and the Government of Rwanda – for the vendor to provide radio and core network services.

MTN to lease mobile towers to IHS
04 Sep 2014

South African company MTN is to launch a joint venture with tower firm IHS for the tower company to operate and manage the operator’s 9,151 transmitter towers in Nigeria.

Nokia Networks appoints LatAm head
04 Sep 2014

Nokia Networks has appointed Dimitri Diliani as VP of Latin America at the company, following the resignation of Almir Narcizo.

Midweek Mergers: September 3
03 Sep 2014

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Orange to provide satellite services for BW Offshore
02 Sep 2014

Orange Business Services will supply satellite solutions to BW Offshore – a provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry – under a new five-year $12 million contract.

Midweek Mergers: August 27
27 Aug 2014

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TE Connectivity upgrades antenna systems to 4G
26 Aug 2014

TE Connectivity has announced it has upgraded its antenna systems to 4G, in a bid to allow customers that presently use 2G and 3G services to deliver more capacity over their networks.

Midweek Mergers: August 13
13 Aug 2014

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Cell C restructures debt
12 Aug 2014

Bondholders at South African mobile operator Cell C have agreed to €160 million worth of debt restructuring, in order to free up investment for a network expansion.

Telekom Malaysia and Huawei develop next-gen technology
12 Aug 2014

Chinese vendor Huawei has partnered with Telekom Malaysia (TM) subsidiary Telekom Research and Development (TM R&D) to co-develop next-generation access technologies for fixed-line and mobile operators in Malaysia.

Neil McRae, BT: Driving force
11 Aug 2014

He's never happier than when he's got his hands covered in motor oil. So what is Neil McRae going to make of a clean, well-ordered world where everything is seamlessly driven by software? Guy Matthews interviews BT's chief network architect.

Bite to launch LTE-A network
11 Aug 2014

Lithuanian mobile operator Bite is reportedly set to invest approximately €50 million ($66.7 million) in the deployment of an LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network over the next few years.

SDN BUSINESS BRIEFING 2014: The great equaliser
08 Aug 2014

SDN is being talked of as a great leveller among the different tiers of the carrier community. But is it really the battlefield on which Tier-2 and Tier-3 players could go after Tier-1 carriers?

MTN to acquire mobile licence in Syria
08 Aug 2014

African operator MTN is planning to acquire a mobile licence in Syria, despite political upheaval in the country that has lasted for four years.

Midweek Mergers: August 6
06 Aug 2014

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Huawei and China Mobile deploy LTE TDD AAU
06 Aug 2014

Huawei and China Mobile have announced the successful deployment of what is claimed to be the world’s first LTE TDD 8T8R active antenna unit (AAU) in Hebei, China.

Cellcom Israel launches LTE network
05 Aug 2014

Cellcom Israel has launched an LTE network in the country after receiving approval from the Israeli Ministry of Communication (MoC).

Indonesia telecoms market
04 Aug 2014

A sovereign state and the largest archipelagic nation in the world, Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country and – after a period of political instability – its developing telecommunications market is beginning to reflect this.

FCC looks to prevent joint airwave bids in 2015 auction
04 Aug 2014

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has said it does not want joint bids from nationwide carriers in the US wireless airwave auction, which could scupper plans for a joint venture between Sprint and T-Mobile US.

Huawei and du trial LTE-A
01 Aug 2014

UAE-based operator du has completed a successful LTE-A field trial in partnership with China’s Huawei.

Friday Network News: August 1
01 Aug 2014

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Ashok Rao, O3b Networks: Quick Thinking
30 Jul 2014

Can satellite really be the "fibre of the sky"? Ashok Rao, VP of product development at O3b Networks, explains how the operator is revolutionising satellite speeds through utilising medium earth orbit.

Midweek Mergers: July 30
30 Jul 2014

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Vodafone Australia boosts 4G network
29 Jul 2014

Vodafone Australia is reallocating half of its mobile spectrum for 3G to 4G, and plans to expand the latter network to cover 95% of the urban population by the year end, according to local reports.

EE adds 1.3 million subscribers to 4G network
29 Jul 2014

Mobile operator EE has announced the addition of 1.3 million customers to its 4G network in Q2 this year and claimed that take-up of its mobile broadband service was the fastest in Europe.

Nokia Networks trials LTE for TV
29 Jul 2014

Finnish vendor Nokia Networks is trialling LTE Broadcast technology in its latest bid to open up new revenue sources for operators.

Friday Network News: 25 July
25 Jul 2014

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Midweek Mergers: July 23
23 Jul 2014

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ANALYSIS: Level 3 makes its biggest move yet
22 Jul 2014

It would be very easy for Level 3 Communications to rest on its laurels. However, the temptation to add tw telecom to its growing list of subsidiaries appeared too good to miss.

América Móvil hit by Mexican telecoms reforms
22 Jul 2014

América Móvil has claimed that Mexico’s revolutionary telecoms reforms are already beginning to take its toll, after the company revealed a slightly poorer performance than predicted in its core market.

ANALYSIS: Spectrum auctions should stay, says expert
21 Jul 2014

A top consultancy firm has backed the validity of spectrum auctions, despite Capacity’s recent Confidence, Innovation and Leadership (CIL) survey reporting that a staggering 60% of operators were losing faith in the process.

Friday Network News: July 18
18 Jul 2014

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Midweek Mergers: July 16
16 Jul 2014

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The MVNE movement
14 Jul 2014

The booming mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) market is creating fresh opportunities for carriers to offer mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) services.

Friday Network News: July 11
11 Jul 2014

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Friday Network News: July 4
04 Jul 2014

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ZTE reveals roadmap to 5G
02 Jul 2014

Chinese vendor ZTE has revealed its pre-5G concept plan, claiming that under some conditions it can provide a 5G-like user experience on 4G terminals without changing the air interface standards.

Midweek Mergers: July 2
02 Jul 2014

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Ericsson 5G technology reaches 5Gbps
02 Jul 2014

Ericsson has achieved speeds of 5Gbps in live, over-the-air demonstrations of its pre-standard 5G network technology, the Swedish vendor claims.

China Unicom and Huawei launch SDN IPRAN
27 Jun 2014

Sichuan Unicom, the Sichuan branch of China United Network Communications Group (China Unicom), has partnered with national vendor Huawei for what is claimed to be the world’s first commercial SDN-based IP radio access network (IPRAN).

Econet Wireless eyes 5G
27 Jun 2014

The CEO of Zimbabwe’s Econet Wireless told reporters that it has begun its nationwide 4G expansion and is already eyeing 5G technologies.

Friday Network News: June 27
27 Jun 2014

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Zain and Nokia demonstrate HD VoLTE
26 Jun 2014

Zain Kuwait and Nokia Networks claim to have successfully completed Kuwait’s first ever voice over LTE (VoLTE) call, using Zain’s commercial LTE network.

Midweek Mergers: June 25
25 Jun 2014

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Friday Network News: June 20
20 Jun 2014

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Midweek Mergers: June 18
18 Jun 2014

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AMT to acquire BR Towers
16 Jun 2014

American Tower Corporation (AMT) is reportedly set to acquire Brazilian telecoms infrastructure operator BR Towers for nearly $1 billion.

Colombia telecoms market
13 Jun 2014

Colombia’s telecoms sector has witnessed a rapid increase in infrastructure investment in recent years, opening up significant potential for economic growth from technological advancements.

Friday Network News: June 13
13 Jun 2014

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Midweek Mergers: June 11
11 Jun 2014

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Friday Network News: June 6
06 Jun 2014

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Midweek Mergers: June 4
04 Jun 2014

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Ericsson selects region heads
04 Jun 2014

Swedish vendor Ericsson has appointed heads of three regions, as part of its strategy to strengthen its position as a global player.

Vodafone to open new development centre in London
03 Jun 2014

Vodafone has announced plans to move its Vodafone xone technology development hub from Silicon Valley to London, in an effort to boost its emerging technologies division in Europe, Africa and India.

Friday Network News: May 30
30 May 2014

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NEC upgrades TTCL network in Tanzania
29 May 2014

Integrated IT and network technologies firm NEC has signed a $1.6 million agreement with Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited (TTCL) to upgrade its microwave links in six rural and island locations across Tanzania.

SDN and NFV: AT&T's root-and-branch approach
28 May 2014

To many, AT&T epitomises all that is wrong with today’s top-tier telcos: cautious, conservative and conformist. Not anymore. The top brass are backing an audacious root-and-branch network revamp.

Midweek Mergers: May 28
28 May 2014

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Mobily deploys Alcatel-Lucent NFV solution
27 May 2014

Saudi Arabia’s Mobily has today announced the deployment of a virtualised RAN solution from Alcatel-Lucent’s network function virtualisation (NFV) portfolio.

Friday Network News: May 23
23 May 2014

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UK consortium to launch IoT network
22 May 2014

A consortium of UK technology firms, including BT and Neul, have today announced an agreement to build a city-wide, open-access internet of things (IoT) network in Milton Keynes, UK.

Midweek Mergers: May 21
21 May 2014

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AT&T agrees on DirecTV deal
19 May 2014

AT&T has announced that it has agreed to acquire satellite TV provider DirecTV for $48.5 billion.

Friday Network News: May 16
16 May 2014

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Friday Network News: May 9
09 May 2014

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Nokia and NTT DoCoMo drive 5G development
08 May 2014

Nokia and NTT DoCoMo have agreed to collaborate on the research and standardisation of 5G technology, building on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in January this year.

Midweek Mergers: May 7
07 May 2014

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Vodafone and SFR renew global alliance
07 May 2014

The UK’s Vodafone Group and French operator SFR have today announced the renewal of their strategic global alliance for another four years.

Friday Network News: May 2
02 May 2014

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Taiwan NCC permits 4G launches
01 May 2014

Taiwan’s National Communication Commission (NCC) has given three companies in the country permission to launch commercial 4G services.

Midweek Mergers: April 30
30 Apr 2014

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Vodacom Tanzania wins rural tender
30 Apr 2014

South Africa’s Vodacom has won a tender for the roll-out of telecommunications services to rural areas of Tanzania, according to local reports.

MegaFon completes Scartel integration
28 Apr 2014

Russian telco MegaFon has confirmed that the integration into of LTE service provider Scartel – which it acquired in October last year in a $1.2 billion deal – has been completed.

Friday Network News: April 25
25 Apr 2014

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Midweek Mergers: April 23
23 Apr 2014

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Friday Network News: April 18
18 Apr 2014

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Partnerships key to growth in West Africa, say operators
17 Apr 2014

Panellists at West Africa Connect 2014 in Dakar, Senegal, have said the telecoms industry in the country needs to focus on collaboration, as the country bids to increase the industry’s importance to stimulate economic growth.

Midweek Mergers: April 16
16 Apr 2014

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Friday Network News: April 11
11 Apr 2014

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Midweek Mergers: April 9
09 Apr 2014

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Far EasTone selects Ericsson for LTE
09 Apr 2014

Taiwanese operator Far EasTone has today signed an agreement with Swedish vendor Ericsson for the roll-out of a nationwide LTE network in Taiwan.

Safaricom set to drop Yu bid
04 Apr 2014

Kenyan operator Safaricom has reportedly dropped its bid to acquire assets in the country’s third-largest player, Yu.

Friday Network News: April 4
04 Apr 2014

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Egypt reveals unified licence details
03 Apr 2014

The Egyptian government has announced details of new unified licences, which will allow carriers to operate both fixed-line and mobile networks in the country.

DTAC and Ericsson launch Thai LTE network
02 Apr 2014

DTAC TriNET, a subsidiary of Thai mobile operator DTAC, has today announced a partnership with Ericsson for the roll-out of an LTE network in the country.

Midweek Mergers: April 2
02 Apr 2014

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Top 5 industry verticals
01 Apr 2014

Businesses are becoming ever more reliant on telecoms to support their operations. Capacity looks at five industry verticals primed to expand over the coming years.

Friday Network News: March 28
28 Mar 2014

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Midweek Mergers: March 26
26 Mar 2014

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Phil Twist, NSN Q&A: Enhancing network performance
25 Mar 2014

In February, Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) extended its service portfolio to help telecoms operators enhance network performance. Phil Twist, head of portfolio marketing at NSN, talks Capacity through some of its latest solutions.

2degrees to trial 4G in New Zealand
24 Mar 2014

Kiwi mobile operator 2degrees looks set to become New Zealand’s third LTE provider after setting trials for 4G services in Auckland next week.

Friday Network News: March 21
21 Mar 2014

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China Unicom launches 4G service trials
20 Mar 2014

China Unicom has launched trials of 4G services in 25 cities in the country, as part of a country-wide project to increase its LTE footprint.

NSN expands presence in Nigeria
20 Mar 2014

Finnish vendor Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) has expanded its operations in Nigeria, with the opening of a second office in Lagos.

Midweek Mergers: March 19
19 Mar 2014

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Friday Network News: March 14
14 Mar 2014

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Dominican Republic telecoms market
12 Mar 2014

The Dominican Republic occupies the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles. It lies between the Caribbean Sea to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the north.

Telkom and MTN in network sharing talks
07 Mar 2014

South African fixed-line provider Telkom is reportedly in talks to outsource the management of its radio access network to mobile operator MTN.

Friday Network News: March 7
07 Mar 2014

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Oman telecoms market
06 Mar 2014

The Sultanate of Oman is located in south west Asia at the entrance of the Persian Gulf. Like many Gulf countries, Oman has been focussing on reducing its economy's dependency on oil through diversification, industrialisation and privatisation.

Midweek Mergers: March 5
05 Mar 2014

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ZTE to manage E-Plus network
27 Feb 2014

Chinese equipment vendor ZTE has taken over responsibility for the roll-out and operation of German mobile operator E-Plus's network.

Friday Network News: February 14
14 Feb 2014

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Midweek Mergers: February 12
12 Feb 2014

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Ekinops releases backhaul solution for rural sites
11 Feb 2014

French vendor Ekinops has launched an optical mobile backhaul solution for rural cell sites, where service providers need high capacity but have to minimise space, power needs, and cost.

Friday Network News: February 7
07 Feb 2014

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Friday Network News: January 17
17 Jan 2014

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Midweek Mergers: January 15
15 Jan 2014

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