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Q&A: Rob Lawson, IDT Messaging – IDT’s IP movement
28 Nov 2014
In May 2014, IDT Corporation launched IDT Messaging, a white-label OTT messaging service that combines IP and SMS messaging. Rob Lawson, COO at IDT Messaging, explains how the service differs from rival offerings from OTT players, such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Skype.
DATA: Carrier economics report
26 Nov 2014
Dell’Oro Group has tracked revenue and capex trends for carriers accounting for more than 80% of worldwide capex and revenue.
Canada telecoms market
26 Nov 2014
Canada is the second-largest country in the world. It is made up of three territories and 10 provinces, each with its own separate capital city.
COVER STORY: 2020 vision
24 Nov 2014
5G is in sight and the industry has set itself a very ambitious target. Kavit Majithia reports.
SS7Ware tests VoLTE solution with iPhone 6
24 Nov 2014
Mobile network solutions vendor SS7Ware has claimed to have performed the first VoLTE call from a GSM mobile phone to a VoLTE-capable iPhone 6, through a single unified switch.
MARKET STRATEGY: A unified approach
21 Nov 2014
Enterprises all over the world are migrating from on-premises to cloud-based unified communications. What role can providers play in this market?
Zayo signs deal with IX Reach
21 Nov 2014
Zayo Group will provide co-location and dark fibre for IX Reach, connecting the wholesale carrier solutions provider’s data centres in the New York and New Jersey areas.
Q&A: Jim Fagan, Pacnet – Reaping the benefits of SDN
19 Nov 2014
Capacity Asia day 2 – Pacnet scooped the award for best Asian wholesale carrier at the recent Global Carrier Awards 2014. Jim Fagan, president of managed services, explains how the carrier has used software-defined networking (SDN) to bolster its offering.
Q&A: Michael Wheeler, NTT Communications – Wholesale success
18 Nov 2014
Capacity Asia day 1 – NTT Communications took the awards for best North American wholesale carrier and global wholesale data carrier at the Global Carrier Awards. Michael Wheeler, EVP and head of the global IP network business, explains the secrets of the company’s success in the wholesale arena.
ANALYSIS: The MNO struggle with A2P
14 Nov 2014
Mobile operators are struggling to enter into the elusive application-to-person (A2P) SMS market, following the collapse in revenues generated from person-to-person (P2P) services, according to a recent industry report.
Verizon to cut 1,000 jobs?
13 Nov 2014
Verizon Communications will slash approximately 1,000 jobs via buyout offers to employees, a person with knowledge of the situation told Bloomberg.
ANALYSIS: CRTC looks to untangle Canada’s regulatory red tape
13 Nov 2014
Forbearance is the term applied by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to denote services exempt from regulation. But it could just as easily describe the wait-and-see attitude adopted by many of the nation’s carriers as mobile and broadband wholesale proceedings unfold.
Midweek Mergers: November 12
12 Nov 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
Juniper Networks CEO departs
11 Nov 2014
Juniper Networks CEO Shaygan Kheradpir resigned on Monday November 10, following a review by the networking company’s board into his handling of negotiations with an unnamed customer.
Midweek Mergers: November 5
05 Nov 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
Q&A: Frank Orlowski, DE-CIX – Upgrading the Frankfurt hub
05 Nov 2014
Capacity Europe day 3 – Germany’s DE-CIX has upgraded its Apollon internet exchange platform in Frankfurt, in partnership with Alcatel-Lucent. Capacity speaks to Frank Orlowski, CMO at DE-CIX, to find out the finer details of the project and the impact he expects it to have.
Zayo executive joins IIX
04 Nov 2014
Capacity Europe day 2 – Former Zayo executive Steve Williams has joined US-based solutions provider IIX as senior vice president of sales.
Rob Bath, Digital Realty: Realty check
04 Nov 2014
Europe is set to be a major focus for Digital Realty over the next couple of years, says VP engineering EMEA Rob Bath. Guy Matthews gets the inside story from one of the architects of the company’s success.
Security to keep telcos relevant in connected world
03 Nov 2014
Capacity Europe day 1 – Network security could play a major role in keeping telcos relevant in the connected world, Wired editor David Rowan told delegates this morning at Capacity Europe.
Amerimar Enterprises targets Chicago market
31 Oct 2014
Amerimar Enterprises has acquired a 100,000 square foot fibre-rich building in Chicago in the US, as part of its latest redevelopment project with Hunter Newby.
América Móvil, Telefónica and Oi to bid for TIM?
31 Oct 2014
Mexico’s América Móvil, Spain’s Telefónica and Brazil’s Oi will place a joint bid for Brazilian mobile operator TIM Participações, and have confirmed plans to break it up, according to local reports.
Entel eyes larger slice of Peru’s mobile market
30 Oct 2014
Chilean operator Entel is looking to increase its share of Peru’s rapidly developing mobile market, following its acquisition of Nextel last year, according to a company executive.