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GTT acquires UNSi
16 Oct 2014
GTT Communications has completed the $40-million acquisition of data service provider UNSi.
Midweek Mergers: October 15
15 Oct 2014
Capacity 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.
GSMA issues IoT guidelines
13 Oct 2014
The GSMA has issued guidelines for the Internet of Things (IoT) market, aimed at outlining how devices and applications should communicate via mobile networks.
Tigo Honduras to launch LTE in 2015
09 Oct 2014
Tigo Honduras plans to launch 4G LTE services in the country early next year, the company’s communications manager, Rodolfo Caraccioli, has revealed.
Laying siege to the carrier pipe
07 Oct 2014
Are carriers threatened by the investment from tech companies in telecoms infrastructure? Kavit Majithia investigates.
SMS WHOLESALE SPECIAL REPORT 2014: Monetising A2P messaging
03 Oct 2014
Global carriers and enterprises are seeking higher-quality routes, introducing exchanges and enhancing hubbing services to accommodate the growing interest in application-to-person (A2P) SMS. Making more effective use of their partnerships and seizing control of traffic on their networks to optimise revenue could be key to making the most of this market.
Verizon appoints CMO
03 Oct 2014
Verizon Communications has appointed Diego Scotti as its chief marketing officer.
MARKET STRATEGY: VoLTE and PCRF
02 Oct 2014
As if there was not already enough for carriers to consider when upgrading their networks to support VoLTE, modifications must be also made to the Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF).
MARKET STRATEGY: The second coming of voice
02 Oct 2014
Although Voice over LTE (VoLTE) trials are gathering pace, operators face major technical challenges in upgrading networks to support the service. Alex Hawkes questions whether there is an advantage in being a fast mover.
Windstream appoints interim CFO
02 Oct 2014
Windstream has announced Bob Gunderman as interim CFO at the company, following the departure of Tony Thomas, who has left his position to head up Windstream’s real estate spin-off.
Ericsson acquires smart grid provider
02 Oct 2014
Ericsson has completed the acquisition of US-based smart grid communications provider, Ambient Corporation, as the Swedish vendor looks to grow its utilities service offering.
Geoff Bennett, Infinera Q&A: Xpress delivery
01 Oct 2014
Infinera launched its Cloud Xpress portfolio last month, in a bid to better enable network operators to deliver cloud-based services worldwide. Here, Geoff Bennett – director of solutions and technology at Infinera – speaks exclusively to Capacity about the thought process behind the launch.
Midweek Mergers: October 1
01 Oct 2014
Capacity 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.
INNOVATION BUSINESS BRIEFING 2014: The generation gap
30 Sep 2014
With 5G on the horizon, how is investment stepping up in research and development? Are carriers taking an active role, or is the drive coming largely from the vendor community? Guy Matthews reports from the frontiers of cellular innovation.
América Móvil considers options in Mexico
30 Sep 2014
América Móvil is still analysing a potential asset sale in Mexico after vowing to divest some of its interests in the country to comply with new regulations.