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Gemalto to buy SafeNet for $890M to protect against hacking

Gemalto agreed to buy U.S.-based data protection specialist SafeNet for $890 million (€664.5 million) in order to better protect its products against security threats including hacking.

Report: Number of UK LTE users exceeds 6M

There were more than 6 million LTE subscriptions in the UK by the end of March 2014, according to latest estimates by UK regulator Ofcom.

Zayo establishes point of presence at 325 Hudson in New York

Zayo is giving its growing base of carrier, media and content companies another connectivity option in New York by establishing a point of presence (PoP) at 325 Hudson, the carrier-neutral core interconnection facility that's located on the crossroads of Hudson Street and the Holland Tunnel in New York City.

5G momentum is growing faster than expected

The definition of 5G may still be unclear but the pace of 5G innovation is clearly accelerating. In nearly every conversation I have with wireless industry leaders, the discussion veers to 5G: What is 5G? How will 5G change our lives? And how quickly will it be deployed?

AT&T deepens U-verse presence in California, names Greensboro as next 1 Gig stop

AT&T continues to step up its U-verse rollout, announcing that it has extended service to more customers in San Francisco and Sacramento while naming Greensboro, N.C., as the next stop on its 1 Gig fiber to the premises (FTTP) network journey.

Alpheus acquires StratITsphere's colocation unit, broadens enterprise customer base

Alpheus Communications has hatched a deal to acquire StratITsphere's retail colocation business unit, a move that will broaden its enterprise customer base and add data center capacity to respond to opportunities in Houston's rapidly growing Energy Corridor.

Sprint replaces Hesse with new CEO

Sprint has begun a new company chapter today by officially naming Brightstar Corp. founder Marcelo Claure as its next CEO, replacing Dan Hesse, who has been leading the service provider since 2007.

BT includes 'free' LTE and Wi-Fi in new business mobile plans

BT Business has launched new '4G' mobile plans that it said come with LTE data speeds and unlimited access to BT's 5 million Wi-Fi hotspots at no extra cost for small and medium-sized businesses.

Vodafone Egypt picks Ericsson to manage greater Cairo network

Vodafone Egypt signed a "first of its kind" managed services contract with Ericsson covering field maintenance and network quality improvements in the greater Cairo area, the equipment manufacturer revealed.

Telecom Italia net profit masks overall drop in earnings

Telecom Italia posted a slim net profit in the opening six months of 2014 and thereby turned round a net loss from the first half of 2013, but the operator lost out in other key earnings metrics due to ongoing domestic struggles and a drop in performance at its Brazilian unit.