Newshttp://www.capacitymagazine.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2209©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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3447721/HKT-and-Huawei-demo-450Mbps-LTE-A.htmlFri, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3447708/Dixons-Carphone-sells-Dutch-business-launches-MVNO.htmlFri, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3447697/Wind-selects-Alcatel-Lucent-CDN-technology.htmlFri, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3447256/Turk-Telekom-bids-to-take-ownership-of-Avea.htmlThu, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3447240/Google-launches-MVNO-with-Sprint-and-T-Mobile.htmlThu, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3447248/RTX-launches-Fast-Pay-carrier-exchange-service.htmlThu, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3446850/Slovak-Telekom-launches-IPO.htmlWed, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3446838/Telstra-integrates-Pacnets-SDN-platform.htmlWed, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3446842/Vodafone-and-MTN-partner-for-mobile-money-services.htmlWed, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3446836/EU-approves-Altices-Portugal-Telecom-deal.htmlWed, 22 Apr 2015 09:00:00 GMTHuawei appoints Western Europe presidentHuawei has today appointed Vincent Pang as president of its Western European operations.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3446474/Huawei-appoints-Western-Europe-president.htmlTue, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3446445/JPIX-deploys-Infineras-Cloud-Xpress-solution.htmlTue, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3446448/Manchester-network-connects-to-LDeX-facility.htmlTue, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3446440/CenturyLink-acquires-Orchestrate.htmlTue, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3446476/European-Commission-to-address-OTT-competition.htmlTue, 21 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMTTelecom Luxembourg launches three PoPsTelecom Luxembourg has established three PoPs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland respectively.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3446101/Telecom-Luxembourg-launches-three-PoPs.htmlMon, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3446102/Thuraya-appoints-Al-Mazrui-to-board.htmlMon, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3446097/America-Movil-approves-tower-spin-off.htmlMon, 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).http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3446094/Telenet-to-acquire-KPNs-BASE-for-1325-billion.htmlMon, 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).http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3445738/Vocus-acquires-145-stake-in-Macquarie-Telecom.htmlFri, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3445728/Equinix-expands-in-UK-and-Canada.htmlFri, 17 Apr 2015 10:30:00 GMTHuawei joins global cybersecurity forumHuawei has become a founding member of the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE).http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3445711/Huawei-joins-global-cybersecurity-forum.htmlFri, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3445718/Orange-France-targets-100-FTTH-in-nine-French-cities.htmlFri, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3445715/VimpelCom-deploys-Openmind-mobile-messaging-platform.htmlFri, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3445338/HGC-and-Macroview-launch-cloud-service.htmlThu, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3445327/Cinven-makes-binding-offer-for-Telekom-Slovenije-stake.htmlThu, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3445313/Superloop-appoints-CFO.htmlThu, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3445312/Zayo-launches-live-video-service.htmlThu, 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 editorial@capacitymedia.com.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3444962/Midweek-Mergers-April-15.htmlWed, 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.http://www.capacitymagazine.com/Article/3444954/USTelecom-files-lawsuit-to-challenge-FCCs-net-neutrality-rules.htmlWed, 15 Apr 2015 11:00:00 GMT