News©2015 Capacity Magazine60NewsHKT and Huawei demo 450Mbps LTE-APCCW’s mobile subsidiary HKT has teamed up with Chinese vendor Huawei to demonstrate what is claimed to be the world’s first IP-RAN-based LTE-A 450Mbps solution., 24 Apr 2015 11:00:00 GMTDixons Carphone sells Dutch business, launches MVNODixons Carphone has agreed to sell its 83% stake in The Phone House Netherlands to Relevant Holdings., 24 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMTWind selects Alcatel-Lucent CDN technologyItalian operator Wind Telecomunicazioni has partnered with Alcatel-Lucent for the French vendor’s content delivery network (CDN) technology., 24 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMTTurk Telekom bids to take ownership of AveaTurk Telekom has offered to acquire the remaining $300 million stake in Turkish mobile operator Avea in order to gain sole control of the mobile unit., 23 Apr 2015 11:00:00 GMTGoogle launches MVNO with Sprint and T-MobileGoogle has unveiled its MVNO service in partnership with Sprint and T-Mobile., 23 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMTRTX launches Fast Pay carrier exchange serviceRTX has launched Fast Pay, a service designed to bridge cash flow gap and speed up payments between carriers of its global carrier exchange service., 23 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMTSlovak Telekom launches IPOThe Slovak government has launched an initial public offering of its 49% stake in Slovak Telekom as it seeks to raise up to €1 billion., 22 Apr 2015 11:00:00 GMTTelstra integrates Pacnet’s SDN platformTelstra has begun offering Pacnet’s Software-Defined Networking (SDN) platform to its customers., 22 Apr 2015 10:45:00 GMTVodafone and MTN partner for mobile money servicesVodafone has signed an agreement with MTN that will allow both of its customers to transfer money in East Africa., 22 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMTEU approves Altice's Portugal Telecom dealThe European Commission has approved Altice’s €7.4 billion acquisition of Portugal Telecom’s Portuguese assets., 22 Apr 2015 09:00:00 GMTHuawei appoints Western Europe presidentHuawei has today appointed Vincent Pang as president of its Western European operations., 21 Apr 2015 10:30:00 GMTJPIX deploys Infinera’s Cloud Xpress solutionJapan Internet Exchange (JPIX) has deployed Infinera’s Cloud Xpress solution to help support bandwidth growth in the metropolitan area of Tokyo., 21 Apr 2015 10:15:00 GMTManchester network connects to LDeX facilityUK metropolitan fibre network provider The Loop has established a PoP at LDeX Group’s data centre in Manchester., 21 Apr 2015 10:15:00 GMTCenturyLink acquires OrchestrateUS operator CenturyLink has acquired database service provider Orchestrate in a bid to enhance its cloud platform., 21 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMTEuropean Commission to address OTT competitionThe European Commission (EC) is set to call for a “level playing field” between telecoms operators and OTT providers in its proposed reform of the telecoms sector next month., 21 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMTTelecom Luxembourg launches three PoPsTelecom Luxembourg has established three PoPs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland respectively., 20 Apr 2015 10:45:00 GMTThuraya appoints Al Mazrui to boardThuraya Telecommunications Company has appointed its first female member, Farah Al Mazrui, to its board of directors., 20 Apr 2015 10:30:00 GMTAmerica Movil approves tower spin-offAmerica Movil has approved the spinoff of its mobile towers into a separate company in Mexico., 20 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMTTelenet to acquire KPN’s BASE for €1.325 billionLiberty Global’s Telenet has agreed to acquire Belgian MNO BASE from KPN for €1.325 billion ($1.43 billion)., 20 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMTVocus acquires 14.5% stake in Macquarie TelecomVocus Communications has acquired a 14.5% stake in Macquarie Telecom for AUD$15.6 million ($12.2 million)., 17 Apr 2015 11:00:00 GMTEquinix expands in UK and CanadaEquinix has made two key expansions this week with the launch of its sixth data centre in London, UK – named LD6 – as well as its TR2 data centre in Toronto, Canada., 17 Apr 2015 10:30:00 GMTHuawei joins global cybersecurity forumHuawei has become a founding member of the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE)., 17 Apr 2015 10:15:00 GMTOrange France targets 100% FTTH in nine French citiesOrange France is claiming that it will deploy 100% FTTH in nine French cities by the end of 2016., 17 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMTVimpelCom deploys Openmind mobile messaging platformRussia’s VimpelCom has extended the deployment of Openmind Network’s Traffic Control Mobile Messaging platform., 17 Apr 2015 09:45:00 GMTHGC and Macroview launch cloud serviceHutchison Global Communications (HGC) has partnered with Macroview Telecom to launch the WiseNET CloudConnect leased-line service., 16 Apr 2015 11:00:00 GMTCinven makes binding offer for Telekom Slovenije stakeCinven today revealed that it has made a binding offer for the Slovenian government’s stake in Telekom Slovenije., 16 Apr 2015 10:30:00 GMTSuperloop appoints CFOMegaport’s Superloop has made a further addition to its team with the appointment of Greg Bryant as chief financial officer., 16 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMTZayo launches live video serviceZayo Group has launched a live video service targeting customers in the broadcast, production, video distribution, sports and live event industries., 16 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMTMidweek Mergers: April 15Capacity 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, 15 Apr 2015 11:15:00 GMTUSTelecom files lawsuit to challenge FCC’s net neutrality rulesThe United States Telecom Association (USTelecom) has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), claiming the regulator’s open internet regulation violates the country’s federal law., 15 Apr 2015 11:00:00 GMT