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Nordic Capacity Outlook

Nordic Capacity Outlook By Dag Aanensen May 18, 2020 The Covid-19 has radically changed the data traffic profile in the Nordics. During mid-March most Nordic countries required private, businesses and governments employees to work remotely from home. Schools shutdown and students were sent home to follow remote learning programs. This created an overnight need for [...]

2020-05-19T05:59:14-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |

The New Normal for Operators and Businesses

The New Normal for Operators and Businesses By Mattias Fridström May 18, 2020 Today the telecoms industry has become a truly global business unlike any other, with few borders. In recent times, the importance of the networks has been illustrated to every business and citizen, as data centres and fibre networks across the globe work [...]

Vodafone, TPG Merger Receives FIRB Approval

Vodafone Australia and TPG Merger Receives FIRB Approval By Chris Duckett, ZDNet May 7, 2020 Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) announced on Thursday it has received approval from Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) for the telco to merge with TPG. Once completed, the merger of the two companies under the TPG moniker would create a AU$15 [...]

2020-05-08T10:47:38-04:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

GCX Appoints Carl Grivner to Board of Directors

Global Cloud Xchange Announces the Appointment of Carl Grivner to the Company’s Board of Directors Global Cloud Xchange Press Release April 22, 2020 London – Global Cloud Xchange (“GCX” or the “Company”), a leading provider of global managed next-generation network, announces the appointment of one new member to its Board of Directors. Joining the board [...]

Facebook to Acquire $5.7bn Stake in Reliance Jio

Facebook to Acquire $5.7bn Stake in India's Reliance Jio By Sebastian Moss, Data Centre Dynamics April 22, 2020 Facebook plans to acquire a 9.99 percent equity stake in Jio Platforms, the holding company of telecom Reliance Jio Infocomm. The INR 435.7 billion ($5.7 billion) deal allows the social media and advertising company to increase its [...]

2020-04-23T10:59:52-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Attorney General Will Chair Committee to Review Foreign Participation in the U.S. Telecommunications Sector

Attorney General Will Chair Committee to Review Foreign Participation in the U.S. Telecommunications Sector United States Department of Justice Press Release April 7, 2020 Executive Order Formally Establishes Committee to Review Applications for FCC Licenses for National Security and Law Enforcement Concerns On Saturday, the President by Executive Order formally established an interagency committee to [...]

Facebook Eyes Multibillion-Dollar Stake in Reliance Jio

Facebook Eyes Multibillion-Dollar Stake in Reliance Jio By Anjli Raval, Tim Bradshaw and Benjamin Parkin, Financial Times March 24, 2020 Facebook is seeking to buy a multibillion-dollar stake in Reliance Jio, whose cut-price mobile internet service has attracted 370m Indians in just three years, according to two people with knowledge of the discussions. Facebook was [...]

2020-03-30T10:37:52-04:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , |

CFIUS Approves TPG, Vodafone Merger

TPG Receives Tick From US for Vodafone Australia Merger By Chris Duckett, ZDNet March 26, 2020 A month after the Federal Court of Australia approved the merger of TPG and Vodafone Hutchison, the transaction has received the tick of approval from US regulators. US approval was needed as one of TPG's subsea cables passes through [...]

2020-03-26T11:21:47-04:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Singapore, Australia to Collaborate on Digital Economy

Singapore, Australia to Collaborate on Digital Economy Initiatives By Eileen Yu, ZDNet March 23, 2020 Singapore and Australia have wrapped up negotiations on a digital economy pact that will see both nations collaborate on multiple fronts, including artificial intelligence (AI), cross-border data flow, and e-payments. The trade agreement aims to provide a framework to facilitate [...]

2020-03-23T09:24:41-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

TPG, Vodafone Sprint Towards July Merger

TPG, Vodafone Sprint Towards July Merger By James Fernyhough, Financial Review March 5, 2020 TPG and Vodafone say they are confident their long-delayed $15 billion merger will be completed by July, after competition tsar Rod Sims announced he would no longer stand in the way. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on Thursday said it [...]

2020-03-05T09:26:26-05:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |