News©2015 Capacity Magazine60NewsZTE launches IP radio access networkZTE has launched an IP radio access network (RAN) operation and maintenance (OAM) system based on SDN technology., 06 Mar 2015 12:15:00 GMTHKBN raises $750 million in IPOBroadband service provider HKBN has raised $750 million in Hong Kong’s largest IPO this year., 06 Mar 2015 11:00:00 GMTTurkcell ready to launch 4G in TurkeyTurkcell has announced that it is ready to launch 4G services in Turkey following the government’s announcement of a tender process to be completed by May 2015., 06 Mar 2015 11:00:00 GMTChina Telecom Global receives MEF certificationChina Telecom Global (CTG) has become the first carrier in China to obtain MEF CE 2.0 certification., 06 Mar 2015 10:45:00 GMTTelekom Austria Group appoints COOThe supervisory board at Telekom Austria Group (TAG) has today revealed the appointment of Alejandro Plater as chief operating officer (COO) at the company, in a “unanimous” decision., 05 Mar 2015 12:15:00 GMTMTN to splash $2.5 billion on infrastructureSouth Africa’s MTN will invest approximately $2.5 billion (R30 billion) this year on growing its infrastructure in the 23 countries where it operates, the company told local reporters yesterday., 05 Mar 2015 11:30:00 GMTHuawei collaborates with Intel on cloud computingHuawei has announced a strategic partnership with Intel to deliver cloud computing services to carriers worldwide., 05 Mar 2015 11:15:00 GMTPCCW Global expands into BeninPCCW Global has expanded into Benin as part of an interconnection agreement with local operator Isocel Telecom., 05 Mar 2015 11:15:00 GMTGoogle confirms plans to launch MVNOGoogle is set to launch its MVNO service in the US later this year, said its senior vice president for products Sundar Pichai., 05 Mar 2015 11:00:00 GMTEx Virgin Media executives to snap up struggling telcosFormer executives at Virgin Media have revealed plans to buy, fix and sell struggling telecoms companies in the rapidly consolidating European market., 05 Mar 2015 10:30:00 GMTTelefónica and Ooredoo sign strategic agreementTelefónica and Ooredoo have signed a strategic partnership agreement, primarily to explore potential synergies in procurement., 05 Mar 2015 10:30:00 GMTNTT Com launches UCaaS partnership programme in EuropeNTT Communications has launched a partnership programme for its Arcstar Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solution in Europe., 04 Mar 2015 12:00:00 GMTKT and Ericsson sign MoU for 5GSouth Korea’s KT has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ericsson to collaborate on 5G research and technologies related to next-generation networks., 04 Mar 2015 11:30:00 GMTEtisalat and Huawei sign MoU on research cooperationEtisalat and Huawei have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on joint research initiatives aimed at improving user experience for Etisalat’s customers., 04 Mar 2015 11:00:00 GMTItaly approves €6 billion plan to boost broadband networksThe Italian government has approved a €6 billion plan to boost high-speed networks in the country in a bid to meet European Union targets., 04 Mar 2015 11:00:00 GMTTelekom Austria Group launches 4G smart meter solutionTelekom Austria Group (TAG) has launched what it claims to be Europe’s first smart meter solution with 4G LTE connectivity for domestic customers., 04 Mar 2015 11:00:00 GMTCityFibre to transform Edinburgh into Gigabit CityUK-based network infrastructure provider CityFibre is to deploy a 150km high-speed, pure fibre network in Edinburgh, Scotland., 04 Mar 2015 10:15:00 GMTBharti Airtel and China Mobile to collaborate on 4GBharti Airtel has entered into a partnership with China Mobile to work jointly towards developing the growth of 4G LTE and establishing mobile technology standards., 04 Mar 2015 10:00:00 GMTVodafone Germany begins migration to next-generation networkVodafone Germany is pushing ahead with its NFV and SDN strategy through the deployment of a new project with Cisco and Italtel., 03 Mar 2015 11:15:00 GMTHP to acquire Aruba Networks for $3 billionHewlett-Packard has agreed to acquire Aruba Networks for approximately $3 billion as it seeks to boost its networking and enterprise businesses., 03 Mar 2015 11:00:00 GMTIndosat and Ericsson launch M2M platformOoredoo’s Indosat and Sweden’s Ericsson have launched a cloud-based M2M platform in Indonesia., 03 Mar 2015 11:00:00 GMTTelefónica and Orange spearhead Smart Cities initiativeTelefónica and Orange have joined forces with Engineering and Atos to launch an initiative designed to support the growth and development of Smart Cities., 03 Mar 2015 11:00:00 GMTCSG launches digital services platformCSG International has today launched CSG Ascendon; a platform designed to enable service providers to transform their operations and capitalise on digital opportunities., 03 Mar 2015 10:30:00 GMTMitel to purchase Mavenir for $560 millionMitel Networks has signed a deal to acquire networking equipment provider Mavenir Systems in a cash and stock deal valued at approximately $560 million., 03 Mar 2015 10:30:00 GMTVimpelCom sells 90% stake in Wind tower unit to AbertisVimpelCom has agreed to sell a stake in its mobile towers to Spain’s Abertis for €693 million., 03 Mar 2015 10:00:00 GMTOrange considers potential deal with Telecom ItaliaFrance’s Orange and Telecom Italia are said to be considering a potential tie-up that could mark further consolidation within the industry in Europe., 02 Mar 2015 11:30:00 GMTItaly’s government to approve €6 billion plan to build networkItaly’s cabinet will meet on Tuesday to approve a €6 billion plan to build a nationwide fibre optic network, Reuters reports., 02 Mar 2015 11:15:00 GMTSES appoints chief development officerLuxembourg’s SES has appointed Christophe De Hauwer as chief development officer (CDO) at the company, and member of its executive committee., 02 Mar 2015 10:45:00 GMTTelstra extends unified communications offeringTelstra is to extend its unified communications offering through building on an existing collaboration with Cisco., 02 Mar 2015 10:45:00 GMTAltice to acquire 20% stake in Numbericable-SFRVivendi has agreed to sell its remaining stake in Numericable-SFR to Altice for €3.9 billion., 02 Mar 2015 10:15:00 GMT