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DATA: Carrier economics report
26 Nov 2014

Dell’Oro Group has tracked revenue and capex trends for carriers accounting for more than 80% of worldwide capex and revenue.

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.

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?

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.

KPN appoints CCO
11 Nov 2014

The Netherlands’ KPN has today announced the appointment of Frank van der Post as chief commercial officer at the company.

FRAUD & SECURITY BUSINESS BRIEFING 2014: Fighting fraud together
29 Oct 2014

As fraudulent activity becomes smarter, companies are urged to share experiences and knowledge to counter threats together. Capacity identifies the top five fraud associations and companies that are promoting collaboration for collective security.

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.

Midweek Mergers: October 22
22 Oct 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.

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.

Telkom Indonesia mulls stake in Spark NZ
06 Oct 2014

Telkom Indonesia is reportedly considering the acquisition of a 27% stake in Spark Telecom (formerly Telecom New Zealand) as part of its strategy to broaden its global footprint.

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.

Verizon appoints CMO
03 Oct 2014

Verizon Communications has appointed Diego Scotti as its chief marketing officer.

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.

Midweek Mergers: October 1
01 Oct 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.

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.

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.

Tata CFO to depart
05 Sep 2014

Tata Communications has announced that its CFO, Sanjay Baweja, will be leaving the organisation to pursue other opportunities.

COVER STORY: Telecoms in the post-Snowden era
04 Sep 2014

Revelations about US government surveillance are widely believed to be costing US telecoms and tech firms revenue. It is difficult to determine, however, whether perceptions match reality.

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

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.

Batelco Bahrain CEO resigns
01 Sep 2014

The CEO of Batelco Bahrain, Rashid Abdulla, has resigned with no given reason, according to a statement released by the company on Sunday.

SDN BUSINESS BRIEFING 2014: In the fast lane – part 2
28 Aug 2014

As SDN moves from tentative sandbox trial to real-life deployment, we put the spotlight on some of the carriers showing the way forward. In partnership with vendors, these players are helping to forge the networking services market of tomorrow.

Midweek Mergers: August 27
27 Aug 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.

Telin eyes stake in NZ operator
27 Aug 2014

PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin) is considering the acquisition of a 27% stake in a New Zealand-based phone operator, according to the company’s CEO.

Verizon to roll out VoLTE services
27 Aug 2014

Verizon is reportedly set to launch VoLTE HD voice calls, and will become the fourth major carrier in the US to roll out the service.

LIME upgrades Caribbean network
19 Aug 2014

Cable&Wireless’ Caribbean arm LIME is upgrading its network in St. Kitts and Nevis as part of Project Marlin, a $1.05 billion capital investment programme.

VoLTE call setup twice as fast as existing calls
15 Aug 2014

An independent research study conducted by Signals Research Group (SRG) on behalf of Alcatel-Lucent found that the call setup time for VoLTE is nearly twice as fast as the call setup for existing 3G circuit switched fallback (CSFB).

Midweek Mergers: August 13
13 Aug 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.

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.

Telkom South Africa CFO steps down
11 Aug 2014

Telkom South Africa’s CFO, Jacques Schindehutte, has resigned with full benefits, following a suspension late last year.

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?

Vodafone UK completes VoLTE test
08 Aug 2014

UK mobile operator Vodafone has completed its first voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) call at its laboratory in Newbury, Berkshire.

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.

Millicom secures approval for UNE merger
04 Aug 2014

Colombia’s Tigo Millicom has received final approval from regulators for the merger of its mobile business with the fixed-line arm of UNE EPM (Empresas Publicas de Medellin).

Friday Network News: August 1
01 Aug 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.

KPN cost cutting pays off in Q2 results
30 Jul 2014

Dutch telecoms group KPN has reported better-than-expected Q2 core profits after the company’s cost-cutting plan made up for poor results in most of its units.

EE posts first half results
25 Jul 2014

UK operator EE has posted its first half results for 2014, with year-on-year operating revenues showing a rise of 0.1%.

Midweek Mergers: July 23
23 Jul 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.

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.

Orange joins SEA-ME-WE 5 consortium
17 Jul 2014

Orange has today revealed that it has signed the construction and maintenance agreement for the SEA-ME-WE 5 cable, joining a number of other operators including PCCW Global and Etisalat.

Friday Network News: July 11
11 Jul 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.

Orange targets growth in Spain
07 Jul 2014

Orange is targeting growth in Spain and is looking at potential acquisitions in the country, according to the company's CEO.

Friday Network News: July 4
04 Jul 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.

Midweek Mergers: July 2
02 Jul 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.

Michel Guyot, Tata Communications: Taking the lead
30 Jun 2014

The next generation of wholesale needs good leaders, combining vision with operational aptitude, says Michel Guyot, president of global voice solutions at Tata Communications. But what sort of landscape will they be operating in?

Friday Network News: June 27
27 Jun 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.

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.

Wataniya appoints CEO
24 Jun 2014

National Kuwaiti telco Wataniya has today announced Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah bin Mohammed al-Thani as its CEO.

EE targets growth in voice
20 Jun 2014

UK operator EE has begun trialling a voice-over-Wifi service as part of a £275 million investment in voice.

Friday Network News: June 20
20 Jun 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.

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.

Deutsche Telekom focussing on GTS integration
12 Jun 2014

Deutsche Telekom has revealed it is focussing on integrating fibre-optic provider GTS Central Europe within its operations and is not planning additional acquisitions in eastern Europe.

Midweek Mergers: June 11
11 Jun 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.

Friday Network News: June 6
06 Jun 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.

Midweek Mergers: June 4
04 Jun 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.

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

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.

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

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.

Phil Meeks, TWC Business Services: A new chapter
27 May 2014

The merger between Time Warner Cable and Comcast has some major implications for wholesale as well as cable. Capacity speaks to the COO and EVP of TWC Business Services, Phil Meeks.

Friday Network News: May 23
23 May 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.

Midweek Mergers: May 21
21 May 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.

Friday Network News: May 16
16 May 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.

Friday Network News: May 9
09 May 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.

Midweek Mergers: April 30
30 Apr 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Midweek Mergers: April 9
09 Apr 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.

EU court rules data retention law is invalid
08 Apr 2014

The EU’s highest court, the European Court of Justice, has ruled that the EU Data Retention Directive – which obliges telcos to retain communications data of their users for up to two years – is invalid.

Telecoms fraud: “It's our problem”
02 Apr 2014

Will carriers finally begin acting in unison to more effectively combat fraud? Capacity reports from the Wholesale Fraud Forum 2014 in London.

Midweek Mergers: April 2
02 Apr 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.

BT set to launch mobile quad-play offering
01 Apr 2014

BT is set to launch an offensive against mobile operators in the UK by offering bundled packages for consumers, utilising its broadband network and 4G spectrum.

TELUS CEO to step down
01 Apr 2014

Darren Entwistle, CEO of Canadian operator TELUS, has announced his resignation from the role. He will remain in the company as executive chair of the board, following the retirement of chairman Brian Canfield.

Slim slams new Mexican telecoms regulations
28 Mar 2014

Tycoon Carlos Slim has criticised Mexico’s new telecoms bill and demanded that the country’s officials review the proposals, the Financial Times reports.

Telekom Austria completes 400G trial
28 Mar 2014

Telekom Austria has today announced that it has successfully completed a trial of 400Gbps technology between Zagreb, Croatia and Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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.

Friday Network News: March 21
21 Mar 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.

Mexico set to send telecoms reforms to congress
20 Mar 2014

The Mexican government will send new legislation to congress this week, in a bid get the country’s telecoms laws reformed and limit the power of Carlos Slim and top broadcaster Televisa.

Midweek Mergers: March 12
12 Mar 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.

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.

SUBSEA CABLE SPECIAL 2014: Protect and survive
07 Mar 2014

As the central role of subsea cable systems in the global economy grows, could more be done by governments and regulators to secure these vital arteries? Guy Matthews investigates.

UPDATE: Consortium formed to build SEA-ME-WE 5 subsea cable
07 Mar 2014

Following the signing ceremony for the SEA-ME-WE-5 cable in Malaysia last Friday, Capacity was saddened to learn that a group of telecoms executives may have been on board the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Our thoughts are with those families affected at this difficult time.

SUBSEA CABLE SPECIAL 2014: Dangerous waters
07 Mar 2014

Egypt’s subsea cables have been in the news again, for all the wrong reasons. Is it time to switch vital east-to-west connectivity to land-based alternatives?

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

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.

Midweek Mergers: February 26
26 Feb 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.

Friday Network News: February 21
21 Feb 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.

Midweek Mergers: February 19
19 Feb 2014

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Tata announces Q3 results
14 Feb 2014

Tata Communications has announced its results for the quarter and nine months ended December 31 2013.

Chad to privatise incumbent operator
14 Feb 2014

The central African country of Chad is in the process of privatising its state-owned telecoms company, Groupe SOTEL, officials revealed in a statement this week.

Friday Network News: February 14
14 Feb 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.

Midweek Mergers: February 12
12 Feb 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.

Tata ready to launch VoLTE
07 Feb 2014

Tata Communications has announced that its network is ready to supply voice over LTE calling (VoLTE) to IPX-connected service providers.

Deutsche Telekom to invest in Greek arm
05 Feb 2014

Deutsche Telekom plans to inject €1.2 billion into its Greek subsidiary OTE over the next four years, following an investment of €2 billion over the past five years in the Greek market, a company statement has revealed.

Iran reveals details of telecoms satellite
05 Feb 2014

Iran has unveiled a domestically designed and manufactured telecoms satellite, designed to provide secure national and international satellite mobile connections.

Mexico moves closer to telecoms reform
03 Feb 2014

Mexico is set for landmark reforms to its telecoms and energy sectors, after President Enrique Pena Nieto confirmed he will set out secondary laws to flesh out the rulings.

NSN and Mobily announce upgrade agreements
24 Jan 2014

Saudi Arabian operator Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has partnered with Finnish equipment vendor NSN to enhance its mobile offering and offer improved data and voice services in the country.

NSN delivers 4G for TELE Greenland
21 Jan 2014

Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) has completed construction of an LTE network for TELE Greenland, to deliver the first 4G service in the country.

TI Sparkle and iBasis pen peering deal
21 Jan 2014

Wholesale voice carrier iBasis and Telecom Italia Sparkle have today announced an LTE roaming peering agreement, for the delivery of a consistent user experience to LTE roaming subscribers.

Friday Network News: January 17
17 Jan 2014

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Tata launches global SIP trunking service
16 Jan 2014

Tata Communications has today added to its portfolio of unified communications and collaboration (UCC) services with the launch of its SIP trunking service, Global SIP Connect.

Midweek Mergers: January 15
15 Jan 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.

Australia’s Telstra fined by regulator
10 Jan 2014

Australian telecom giant Telstra has been fined A$510,000 ($453,000) by the country’s telecoms regulator for failing to connect new landline customers on time.

Belgacom to announce new CEO
09 Jan 2014

The Belgian government is set to announce Dominique Leroy as the CEO of state-owned Belgacom, according to local reports.