News©2015 Capacity Magazine60NewsBSO to provide connectivity for Tokyo’s financial centresBSO Networks has launched a direct network between three key financial data centres in Tokyo., 09 Oct 2015 10:45:00 GMTEx-TeliaSonera CEO considered bribery suspectLars Nyberg, former TeliaSonera CEO, is under suspicion of being an accessory to bribery over the operator’s dealings in Uzbekistan, according to local reports., 09 Oct 2015 10:45:00 GMTDeutsche Telekom and Alcatel-Lucent to launch European Aviation NetworkDeutsche Telekom has signed a contract with Alcatel-Lucent for the launch of what is claimed to be the world’s first LTE ground network to communicate with airplanes., 09 Oct 2015 10:00:00 GMTOfcom chief warns on mergersThe chief executive of UK regulator Ofcom Sharon White has expressed concern on the proposed merger between O2 and Three., 09 Oct 2015 10:00:00 GMTTelstra appoints trio of group executivesTelstra has appointed three new group executives, who will report to CEO Andrew Penn., 09 Oct 2015 10:00:00 GMTSingtel to open new data centre in SingaporeSingtel is to invest over $280 million in a new data centre in Singapore., 08 Oct 2015 11:00:00 GMTEquinix to launch Dallas IBXEquinix has revealed it is to launch an international business exchange (IBX) data centre in Dallas, US later this year., 08 Oct 2015 10:30:00 GMTBICS adds roaming fraud protection to FraudGuard solutionBICS has upgraded its crowdsourcing platform, FraudGuard, to include protection against roaming fraud for its MNO partners., 08 Oct 2015 10:00:00 GMTSuperloop to acquire APEXNAsia-Pacific infrastructure provider Superloop has agreed to acquire Australia-based APEXnetworks (APEXN) for $5.8 million., 08 Oct 2015 09:15:00 GMTMillicom gains 24% stake in Helios Towers AfricaMillicom is to own 24% of shares in Helios Towers Africa (HTA) following a reorganisation of various shareholdings., 08 Oct 2015 09:00:00 GMTVodafone calls for BT and Openreach splitVodafone has called for the break-up of BT, adding to the increasing number of operators rallying for the split, ahead of a regulatory review of the UK telecoms industry., 08 Oct 2015 08:45:00 GMTMidweek Mergers: October 7Capacity 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, 07 Oct 2015 11:15:00 GMTAlcatel-Lucent fails to sell subsea cable unitAlcatel-Lucent has failed to sell its submarine networks division and now says the unit will be included in the €15.6 billion merger with Nokia, planned for 2016., 07 Oct 2015 11:00:00 GMTDigicel withdraws IPOCaribbean operator Digicel has decided to withdraw its plans to go public in New York, citing market volatility., 07 Oct 2015 11:00:00 GMTInfinera targets 100G metro networksInfinera has launched a range of solutions targeting 100G for metro networks., 07 Oct 2015 11:00:00 GMTTelefonica selects Astellia for network optimisationSpain’s Telefonica has signed a global framework agreement with Astellia for RAN optimisation., 07 Oct 2015 10:30:00 GMTGBI joins London Internet ExchangeGulf Bridge International (GBI) has become a partner of the London Internet Exchange (LINX)., 07 Oct 2015 10:15:00 GMTData transfer law 'invalid' after EU court rulingEurope is trying to find a ‘safer safe harbour’ agreement with the US, says European Commissioner, so that 4,400 companies can have legal certainty about personal data flow., 06 Oct 2015 15:15:00 GMTTeliaSonera merges Lithuanian subsidiariesTeliaSonera has today revealed that it plans to merge its two Lithuanian subsidiaries, fixed-line operator TEO and mobile player Omnitel., 06 Oct 2015 10:45:00 GMTSingtel signs MoU with Singapore’s cyber security agencySingtel has signed a MoU with the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) designed to develop and strengthen Singapore’s cyber security capabilities., 06 Oct 2015 10:30:00 GMTNTT Com launches DRaaS solution in EuropeNTT Communications has today launched its disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) solution across Europe, in partnership with Geminaire., 06 Oct 2015 10:15:00 GMTAMS-IX USA and GlobeNet pen peering partnershipAMS-IX’s US subsidiary, AMS-IX USA, has added its first Brazilian company, GlobeNet, to the AMS-IX USA Partner Program., 06 Oct 2015 09:45:00 GMTEU investigates Liberty Global and Base mergerThe European Commission (EC) has launched an investigation into Liberty Global’s proposed acquisition of Base to assess if it could be harmful to the Belgian market., 06 Oct 2015 09:30:00 GMTVivendi raises stake in Telecom Italia to 19.9%Vivendi has increased its stake in Telecom Italia to 19.9% in a bid to further expand in southern Europe., 06 Oct 2015 09:30:00 GMTClaro launches 4G network in NicaraguaLatin American operator Claro has launched its commercial 4G network in Nicaragua, marketing manager Diego Sibrian told local reporters., 05 Oct 2015 11:15:00 GMTUAE telecoms market grows by over 12%The UAE telecoms market is said to have grown by 12.32% to almost $9 billion (Dh32.8 billion) this year compared to almost $8 billion (Dh29.2 billion) last year., 05 Oct 2015 10:45:00 GMTASN to deploy Angola subsea routeAlcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) is to construct the Sonangol Offshore Optical Cable (SOOC) which will connect landing points across the coast of Angola., 05 Oct 2015 10:00:00 GMTAxiata to acquire stake in Digicel Myanmar Tower CompanyAxiata’s tower company edotco is to acquire a controlling stake of 75% in Digicel’s Myanmar Tower Company for $221 million., 05 Oct 2015 10:00:00 GMTTelenor to divest 33% stake in VimpelComTelenor has announced plans to sell its 33% stake in VimpelCom to focus on its core operations., 05 Oct 2015 08:45:00 GMTTele2 reshuffles managementTele2 has announced an internal reorganisation following the departure of its CEO to the GSMA., 05 Oct 2015 08:15:00 GMT