Newshttp://www.capacitymagazine.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2209©2014 Capacity Magazine60NewsTelenor selects Nokia Networks for VoLTE in DenmarkTelenor has selected Nokia Networks to implement its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) platform, following a successful trial on its commercial network.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3411644/Telenor-selects-Nokia-Networks-for-VoLTE-in-Denmark.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 11:00:00 GMTAlcatel-Lucent wins TGA cable contractAlcatel-Lucent has signed a contract with the Tasman Global Access (TGA) consortium – Spark New Zealand, Telstra and Vodafone – to build the subsea cable between New Zealand to Australia.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3411638/Alcatel-Lucent-wins-TGA-cable-contract.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 10:15:00 GMTOoredoo completes GSMA Mobile Connect trial in IndonesiaOoredoo’s Indonesian subsidiary Indosat has completed the first Indonesian trial of Mobile Connect; the latest GSMA standard for mobile identity services.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3411633/Ooredoo-completes-GSMA-Mobile-Connect-trial-in-Indonesia.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 10:15:00 GMTTIM upgrades north Brazil network to 100GTIM Brasil is upgrading its long-haul network in North Brazil to 100G.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3411642/TIM-upgrades-north-Brazil-network-to-100G.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 10:00:00 GMTChina Telecom to expand LTE hybrid network trial to 56 citiesChina Telecom has announced the expansion of its LTE hybrid network trial – including both TD-LTE and FDD-LTE technologies – to 56 cities.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3411299/China-Telecom-to-expand-LTE-hybrid-network-trial-to-56-cities.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 12:00:00 GMTTelstra in talks over Pacnet acquisitionAustralia’s Telstra has confirmed it is in talks to acquire subsea cable operator Pacnet, in a deal with an estimated price tag of US$1 billion.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3411294/Telstra-in-talks-over-Pacnet-acquisition.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 11:45:00 GMTCLX partners with French mobile operatorsEnterprise messaging provider CLX Networks, has partnered with France’s four mobile operators.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3411279/CLX-partners-with-French-mobile-operators.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 11:15:00 GMTEthiopia Telecom selects Ericsson for network upgradeEthiopia Telecom has revealed a framework agreement with Ericsson as the operator looks to transform its network in the country.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3411270/Ethiopia-Telecom-selects-Ericsson-for-network-upgrade.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 11:00:00 GMTP4 selects BICS for LTE roamingPolish mobile operator P4 has selected BICS’ IPX platform for the launch of LTE roaming services.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3411280/P4-selects-BICS-for-LTE-roaming.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 11:00:00 GMTGlobal Cloud Xchange to support Tokyo Stock ExchangeGlobal Cloud Xchange (GCX) is to provide international connectivity services for Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3411256/Global-Cloud-Xchange-to-support-Tokyo-Stock-Exchange.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 10:00:00 GMTTelecom Italia confirms interest in MetrowebTelecom Italia has confirmed its interest in infrastructure fund F21’s stake in fibre-optic network provider Metroweb, Reuters reports today.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3410814/Telecom-Italia-confirms-interest-in-Metroweb.htmlTue, 16 Dec 2014 12:00:00 GMTCSG International expands partnership with DSTBusiness support solutions company CSG International has expanded its strategic partnership with Brunei-based communication services provider DST.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3410794/CSG-International-expands-partnership-with-DST.htmlTue, 16 Dec 2014 11:45:00 GMTNokia Networks appoints MEA headNokia Networks has appointed Bernard Najm as VP and head of its business in the Middle East and Africa, effective December 15.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3410777/Nokia-Networks-appoints-MEA-head.htmlTue, 16 Dec 2014 11:30:00 GMTBango and Indosat launch carrier billing in Google PlayIndonesian service provider Indosat has deployed Bango’s payments platform to launch one-click payment for Google Play customers.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3410771/Bango-and-Indosat-launch-carrier-billing-in-Google-Play.htmlTue, 16 Dec 2014 11:00:00 GMTBT picks EE over O2 for £12.5 billion mobile dealBT Group has entered into exclusive talks to buy EE, Britain’s largest mobile network group, for £12.5 billionhttp://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3410804/BT-picks-EE-over-O2-for-125-billion-mobile-deal.htmlTue, 16 Dec 2014 11:00:00 GMTOrange and Ericsson complete LTE-A FDD trialOrange and Swedish vendor Ericsson have successfully completed a live LTE-Advanced FDD trial using the 3.4-3.6GHz frequencies, in Bordeaux, Francehttp://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3410764/Orange-and-Ericsson-complete-LTE-A-FDD-trial.htmlTue, 16 Dec 2014 11:00:00 GMTEtisalat appoints CEO of Sudanese subsidiaryEtisalat as today revealed the appointment of Sulaiman Salim Al-Kaabi as acting CEO of its Sudanese subsidiary, Canar.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3410357/Etisalat-appoints-CEO-of-Sudanese-subsidiary.htmlMon, 15 Dec 2014 12:15:00 GMTLebara launches MVNO service in Saudi ArabiaMobile operator Lebara has launched an MVNO service in Saudi Arabia.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3410367/Lebara-launches-MVNO-service-in-Saudi-Arabia.htmlMon, 15 Dec 2014 12:15:00 GMTBharti Airtel sells African towers to IHSIndia’s Bharti Airtel, via its subsidiary Bharti Airtel International, has sold more than 1,100 telecoms towers in Zambia and Rwanda to IHS Holding.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3410338/Bharti-Airtel-sells-African-towers-to-IHS.htmlMon, 15 Dec 2014 11:45:00 GMTNokia Networks doubles speed of Sonera’s 4G NetworkNokia Networks is claiming to have doubled the speed of Sonera’s 4G network in Helsinki, Finland.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3410344/Nokia-Networks-doubles-speed-of-Soneras-4G-Network.htmlMon, 15 Dec 2014 11:45:00 GMTVodafone, Vodacom and Safaricom join fight against EbolaVodafone, Vodacom and Safaricom have donated a total of $1.25 million to the African Union’s “United Against Ebola” initiative, Médecins Sans Frontières and Vodafone HealthLine in Ghana.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3410308/Vodafone-Vodacom-and-Safaricom-join-fight-against-Ebola.htmlMon, 15 Dec 2014 10:45:00 GMTTele2 Netherlands sets 2015 LTE-A launch dateTele2 Netherlands has revealed plans to launch its 4G LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network in the country in March 2015.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3410297/Tele2-Netherlands-sets-2015-LTE-A-launch-date.htmlMon, 15 Dec 2014 10:30:00 GMTCisco launches Internet of Everything analyticsCisco has today revealed a comprehensive data and analytics strategy and solutions portfolio, designed to help customers across all industries extract value from data generated by the rapidly expanding Internet of Everything (IoE).http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3409872/Cisco-launches-Internet-of-Everything-analytics.htmlFri, 12 Dec 2014 12:15:00 GMTO2 Slovakia launches LTEO2 Slovakia has announced the commercial launch of its 4G LTE networks in Bratislava, the country’s capital, and Kosice.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3409869/O2-Slovakia-launches-LTE.htmlFri, 12 Dec 2014 12:00:00 GMTSoftBank to condense US offices after failed T-Mobile bidJapan’s SoftBank is planning to shrink its office base in Silicon Valley, US, Reuters reports, citing sources close to the matter.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3409866/SoftBank-to-condense-US-offices-after-failed-T-Mobile-bid.htmlFri, 12 Dec 2014 12:00:00 GMTWindstream replaces CEOJeff Gardner has stepped down from his position as president and chief executive at Windstream, to be replaced by Tony Thomas.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3409862/Windstream-replaces-CEO.htmlFri, 12 Dec 2014 11:45:00 GMTEntel and Ericsson complete successful test of APT700 bandChilean operator Entel, supported by Ericsson, has completed a successful test of spectrum in the APT700 (Asia-Pacific Telecommunity 700MHz) band.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3409848/Entel-and-Ericsson-complete-successful-test-of-APT700-band.htmlFri, 12 Dec 2014 11:30:00 GMTPortugal Telecom to decide Altice/Oi deal on Jan 12Portugal Telecom has called a general shareholder meeting for January 12 2015, to vote on Altice’s planned acquisition of the company from Brazilian operator Oi.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3409852/Portugal-Telecom-to-decide-AlticeOi-deal-on-Jan-12.htmlFri, 12 Dec 2014 11:30:00 GMTAT&T extends VoLTE across USAT&T has extended its VoLTE and HD voice services to a number of select areas across the US, according to local reports.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3409404/AT-T-extends-VoLTE-across-US.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 12:00:00 GMTDeutsche Telekom misinformed investors, says German courtThe German Supreme Court (BHG) has accused Deutsche Telekom of inadequately informing potential investors buying shares in its 2000 IPO, Reuters reports.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3409394/Deutsche-Telekom-misinformed-investors-says-German-court.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 11:30:00 GMT