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KPN names new CEO

Dutch telco KPN has named Maximo Ibarra as the company’s new management board chairman and CEO. Ibarra will succeed current chairman and CEO Eelco Blok when the latter steps down on April 18 next year. Blok has served as the company’s chief for 12 years. Ibarra will joint KPN in an advisory role on January […]

Vodafone, Wind and Metroweb to build Italian fibre network

Vodafone and Vimpelcom-owned Italian mobile operator Wind have reportedly signed an agreement with broadband firm Metroweb to build a fibre-optic network in Italy.  According to a Reuters report, Metroweb, which is partly owned by the Italian state, will act as a “building block” for the multi-billion euro plan – which will take place independent of Telecom […]

Wind taps Alcatel-Lucent for video CDN

Italian alternative telco Wind has turned to Alcatel-Lucent’s Velocix unit to provide CDN technology to support the launch of new video and TV services for its fixed and mobile subscribers. Alcatel-Lucent’s Velocix 7810 Digital Media Delivery Platform will be used by Wind’s customers to manage video traffic on the Wind network. Velocix is also used […]