Newshttp://www.capacitymagazine.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2209©2015 Capacity Magazine60NewsOoredoo posts first half results for 2015Ooredoo Kuwait has revealed its first half results for 2015, in which revenue declined by 5.4% compared to the same period in 2014.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3474895/Ooredoo-posts-first-half-results-for-2015.htmlTue, 28 Jul 2015 11:00:00 GMTAMS-IX sees higher demand for port capacityAMS-IX has added almost 3Tbps of port capacity in the first half of 2015, compared to the 3.5Tbps it added in the whole of last year.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3474866/AMS-IX-sees-higher-demand-for-port-capacity.htmlTue, 28 Jul 2015 10:15:00 GMTZegona to purchase Telecable for €640 millionInvestment firm Zegona Communications has agreed to purchase broadband provider Telecable de Asturias for €640 million.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3474839/Zegona-to-purchase-Telecable-for-640-million.htmlTue, 28 Jul 2015 09:15:00 GMTKPN gains approval for network access agreements with Tele2 and M7Dutch regulator de Autoriteit Consument & Markt (ACM) has approved KPN’s wholesale agreements with Tele2 and M7 for access to its fixed network.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3474855/KPN-gains-approval-for-network-access-agreements-with-Tele2-and-M7.htmlTue, 28 Jul 2015 09:00:00 GMTOrange increases stake in Moroccan operatorOrange has acquired an additional 9% in Moroccan operator Méditel, raising its total stake in the company to 49%.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3474498/Orange-increases-stake-in-Moroccan-operator.htmlMon, 27 Jul 2015 10:15:00 GMTEE posts first half results for 2015UK operator EE has revealed its results for the first half of 2015, which saw revenue increase year-on-year by 0.1% to £3.12 million.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3474507/EE-posts-first-half-results-for-2015.htmlMon, 27 Jul 2015 10:00:00 GMTSK Telecom and Ericsson to collaborate on 5G network slicingSK Telecom and Ericsson have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on key technologies for 5G network, including network slicing.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3474504/SK-Telecom-and-Ericsson-to-collaborate-on-5G-network-slicing.htmlMon, 27 Jul 2015 10:00:00 GMTCommission approves Nokia's Alcatel-Lucent mergerThe European Commission (EC) has approved the proposed acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent by Nokia.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3474496/Commission-approves-Nokias-Alcatel-Lucent-merger.htmlMon, 27 Jul 2015 09:00:00 GMTAT&T reportedly on verge of regulatory approval for DirecTV acquisitionAT&T has reportedly received approval from the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3474042/AT-T-reportedly-on-verge-of-regulatory-approval-for-DirecTV-acquisition.htmlFri, 24 Jul 2015 11:30:00 GMTQualcomm to cut workforce by 15%Qualcomm is to cut as many as 4,500 jobs – 15% of its workforce – as part of a cost-cutting effort announced this week.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3474011/Qualcomm-to-cut-workforce-by-15.htmlFri, 24 Jul 2015 11:00:00 GMTTelekom Austria reveals new CEOTelekom Austria Group has appointed Alejandro Plater as CEO, after Hannes Ametsreiter unexpectedly resigned last month.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3474021/Telekom-Austria-reveals-new-CEO.htmlFri, 24 Jul 2015 11:00:00 GMTVodafone announces Q1 2015 resultsVodafone has released its Q1 2015 results, in which organic service revenues slightly grew by 0.8%.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3474010/Vodafone-announces-Q1-2015-results.htmlFri, 24 Jul 2015 10:45:00 GMTTelarix launches trading platformTelarix has launched an automated trading platform targeting service providers.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3473595/Telarix-launches-trading-platform.htmlThu, 23 Jul 2015 11:00:00 GMTCanadian regulator says big players must share fibre networksCanada’s telecoms regulator, the Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), has decided that the country’s largest operators must open up their last mile fibre-optic connections to smaller competitors.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3473590/Canadian-regulator-says-big-players-must-share-fibre-networks.htmlThu, 23 Jul 2015 10:45:00 GMTInfinera releases results for Q2 2015Infinera has released its financial results for Q2 2015, with revenue rising to $207.3 million from $186.9 million in Q1 2015.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3473580/Infinera-releases-results-for-Q2-2015.htmlThu, 23 Jul 2015 10:45:00 GMTZayo continues fibre-to-the-tower roll-out in USZayo Group has extended its fibre-to-the-tower (FTT) footprint in Nashville, Tennessee in the US, to serve a mobile operator customer.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3473567/Zayo-continues-fibre-to-the-tower-roll-out-in-US.htmlThu, 23 Jul 2015 10:15:00 GMTDE-CIX to launch Dallas exchangeDE-CIX North America has announced that it is to launch an internet exchange in Dallas, Texas, due to be ready for service in January 2016.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3473566/DE-CIX-to-launch-Dallas-exchange.htmlThu, 23 Jul 2015 10:00:00 GMTMidweek Mergers: July 22Capacity 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.comhttp://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3473174/Midweek-Mergers-July-22.htmlWed, 22 Jul 2015 11:15:00 GMTNTT DoCoMo and Nokia Networks partner for 5G standardisationNTT DoCoMo and Nokia Networks have teamed up to explore the potential of the Finnish vendor’s 5G radio technology in the 4.4-4.9GHz band.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3473163/NTT-DoCoMo-and-Nokia-Networks-partner-for-5G-standardisation.htmlWed, 22 Jul 2015 10:45:00 GMTVodafone and Huawei launch cloud-based VoLTE networkVodafone and Huawei are claiming to have launched the world’s first cloud-based VoLTE commercial network in Italy.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3473155/Vodafone-and-Huawei-launch-cloud-based-VoLTE-network.htmlWed, 22 Jul 2015 10:15:00 GMTOrange in talks to sell Armenia unit to UcomOrange has entered into exclusive talks with Armenian internet service provider Ucom to sell its mobile subsidiary Orange Armenia.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3473153/Orange-in-talks-to-sell-Armenia-unit-to-Ucom.htmlWed, 22 Jul 2015 10:00:00 GMTVerizon reports 5.3% growth in mobile businessVerizon Communications has released its results for Q2 of 2015, revealing strong profit growth in its mobile business.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3473117/Verizon-reports-53-growth-in-mobile-business.htmlWed, 22 Jul 2015 10:00:00 GMTVodafone and Alcatel-Lucent to conduct TWDM-PON field trialVodafone and Alcatel-Lucent are conducting what they claim to be the first field trial of TWDM-PON (time and wavelength division multiplexed passive optical networks) technology in Europe.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3473147/Vodafone-and-Alcatel-Lucent-to-conduct-TWDM-PON-field-trial.htmlWed, 22 Jul 2015 10:00:00 GMTTelecom Italia and Akamai sign content delivery dealTelecom Italia has signed an agreement with cloud services provider Akamai Technologies to offer content delivery and web optimisation services to Italian companies.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3473140/Telecom-Italia-and-Akamai-sign-content-delivery-deal.htmlWed, 22 Jul 2015 09:15:00 GMTVodafone restructures European managementPhilipp Humm, Vodafone’s chief executive officer for Europe, is to resign from his position, and four CEOs from the operator's European operations will join its executive board.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3472708/Vodafone-restructures-European-management.htmlTue, 21 Jul 2015 10:45:00 GMTNo sale for Slovenia Telekom before SeptemberSlovenia is unlikely to reach a decision on the sale of state-owned Telekom Slovenia before the summer holidays, a state secretary at the finance ministry told local reporters.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3472702/No-sale-for-Slovenia-Telekom-before-September.htmlTue, 21 Jul 2015 10:15:00 GMTDeutsche Telekom acquires 7,700 towers from Telefonica DeutschlandTelefonica Deutschland has agreed to transfer 7,700 mobile tower sites to Deutsche Telekom.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3472692/Deutsche-Telekom-acquires-7700-towers-from-Telefonica-Deutschland.htmlTue, 21 Jul 2015 09:30:00 GMTOrange in talks to buy Bharti Airtel's African subsidiariesOrange has entered into an agreement with Bharti Airtel to purchase its four subsidiaries in Africa.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3472651/Orange-in-talks-to-buy-Bharti-Airtels-African-subsidiaries.htmlTue, 21 Jul 2015 09:00:00 GMTTata connects Salesforce to IZO platformTata Communications has partnered with Salesforce to help interconnect businesses to the cloud.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3472331/Tata-connects-Salesforce-to-IZO-platform.htmlMon, 20 Jul 2015 10:45:00 GMTThree bidders in running for Lebanese mobile tenderLebanese telecoms minister Boutros Harb has told local reporters that the government has received two formal applications in its public tender for management of its state-owned mobile networks, and is expecting a third.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3472337/Three-bidders-in-running-for-Lebanese-mobile-tender.htmlMon, 20 Jul 2015 10:45:00 GMT