Telstra plans biggest change since privatisation

Australia’s largest telecoms company Telstra has announced plans for a major restructuring which will see the company split into 3 separate entities

Arcus leads infrastructure fund ESG rankings

Arcus has come out on top in a list of infrastructure funds ranked by ESG performance

Manulife IM bolsters Chinese presence with infra JV

Manulife Investment Management has acquired a minority stake in Hong Kong-based infrastructure investor Albamen Capital Partners in an effort to boost its presence in the Chinese market

New JV in running for A$2bn Optus deal

The newly formed Symphony consortium is believed to be in running to buy the Australian mobile operator Optus for around A$2 billion

Cellnex reaches deal for CK Hutchison towers

Cellnex has reached an agreement with CK Hutchison Holdings to acquire its European tower businesses and assets

Teasers issued in German fibre sale

Teasers have been issued for the sale of a German fibre network operator

Telstra aims next year to launch towers sale

Australian telecommunications company Telstra today proposed restructuring the organisation to create 3 separate legal entities within the group, as part of its T22 strategic overhaul

Africa's Helios Towers aims for IFC debt

Africa’s Helios Towers has requested a debt package of up to $200 million from IFC and up to $225 million in mobilization of parallel loans to support the firm’s expansion in the continent

Orange launches West African broadband network

Orange has launched its pan-West African internet network, the Djoliba network, removing the need for complex cross-border interconnections in the region

Burns & McDonnell launches digital infra practice in Lon...

American construction and engineering firm Burns & McDonnell has today (11 November 2020) announced the launch of a London-based data centre practice, called European Mission Critical

Equinix to build another data centre in Perth

American investment firm Equinix has announced plans to build a third data centre in Perth, Western Australia

Australia appoints first hydrogen minister

The state government of Queensland has appointed Mick de Brenni as the minister for hydrogen, marking a first for the country

First Sentier makes infra partner promotions

First Sentier Investors has promoted several members on its direct infrastructure team

International JV join forces on Oz telecom infra

A group of 3 international organisations called the Symphony Consortium have joined forces to support data demand growth and 5G network rollouts in Australia