OZ strengthens broadband infra

Australian national wholesale broadband provider NBN Co has joined forced with 17 private telecom operators to deliver fast broadband connection across the country

MEAG launches second infra debt fund

MEAG has launched its second infrastructure debt fund with a target of €800 million, following investor demand

Macquarie to make Open Fiber offer

Fund manager Macquarie is preparing a binding offer for Enel’s 50% stake in wholesale-only broadband joint venture Open Fiber

USTDA partnering on smart cities

The US Trade and Development Agency will partner with Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City for smart cities project. 

Infra fund amasses dry powder

A Sydney-based alternative asset manager has raised $180 million from existing unit holders to bulk up its existing portfolio

Hitachi ABB wins digital infra contract

The GCCIA has signed up to be the first customer of joint venture Hitachi ABB’s RelCare service – part of a three-year digital infrastructure contract

Quaero fund acquires data centre platform

Quaero European Infrastructure Fund II, an infrastructure investment fund managed by Quaero Capital, has acquired 100% of the shares of DEAC

KKR gets govt approval for TIM stake

The Italian Government has given the green light to KKR to acquire a minority interest in Telecom Italia’s secondary grid, according to La Reppublica

Primevest acquires German fibre network

Primevest Capital Partners has acquired a fibre-to the-curb network in the northwest German town of Leichlingen, near Cologne

New APAC data centre platform closes investments

A new Stonepeak-backed data centre platform has closed 2 initial investments in the 2 largest data centre markets in Japan

Andean Telecom Partners raises syndicated loan

South American Andean Telecom Partners (ATP) has raised a $170 million senior secured loan through its Chilean subsidiary

Japan NEC supply submarine cable in SEA

Japan-based telecommunications and electronics company NEC is to build a submarine cable for the 8,100km Myanmar/Malaysia India Singapore Transit cable system

Advisory team sought for Senegalese dark fibre

The government of Senegal and the IFC have invited consultancy firms to express interest for the advisory services for a dark fibre network project in the West African state

German fibre sale into second round

The sale of an interest in a German fibre company is into the second prequalified round, while a second, separate process is expected to launch soon after

Orange Poland looking for partners

The Polish arm of the French telecoms company Orange is said to be reviewing several options for potential partnerships into further fibre rollout in the country