Japan's communications ministry may lift the ban on former state-run incumbent telco NTT, giving it the ability to offer discounts for wireline and wireless service bundles, reports Nikkei Asian Review.
CenturyLink and NTT have established themselves as key players in what has become one of the fastest growing regions for cloud services, according to Gartner's Magic Quadrant report on managed hosting providers in Asia Pacific.
Dimension Data, an NTT subsidiary that provides ICT services and solutions, is enhancing its reach into Europe by striking a deal to acquire NextiraOne in a two-part transaction. Financial terms of the acquisition were not revealed.
Fiber is king in the Netherlands when it comes to growth, a new report from the country's regulator, Authority for Consumers & Markets, says, with Dutch incumbent KPN and its brands holding 40 to 45 percent of the market.
NTT Communications is enhancing its cloud services portfolio by acquiring Virtela, a managed and cloud services provider, for about $525 million, as well as an 80 percent stake in data center provider RagingWire for $350 million.
Equinix and Digital Realty, according to Synergy Research Group's Q2 report, may be the market share leaders in the colocation market, but they face a viable competitive threat in NTT which has colocation facilities in 21 countries.
NTT is acquiring Omaha, Neb.-based Solutionary, a pure-play managed security services provider, to expand its cloud-based security service portfolio throughout its worldwide footprint. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
NTT, AT&T and Verizon, a new Infonetics report reveals, were the three dominant revenue generators in world's top 60 service providers.
NTT Communications announced on Wednesday that its Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering, NTT Communications Enterprise Cloud, will now be available globally with data centers in the United States, the U.K. and Asia Pacific.
Consumers continue to enjoy their broadband connection, a fact that ABI Research says will drive revenue growth in that market through 2018.