Friday, May 31, 2013

Interxion Plans 8th Frankfurt Data Center

Interxion announced plans to build its 8th data center in Frankfurt, Germany.  The new facility will be built on an adjoining campus, consists of four phases, each of approximately 900 m2.  CAPEX for the first two phases is expected to total EUR 30 million.

Interxion said the data center market in Frankfurt is being driven by cloud services, digital media and the financial sector.

Huawei Announces LTE Carrier Aggregation Solution

Huawei introduced a Carrier Aggregation designed to maximize spectrum resource utilization for existing operators.  It is deployable using Huawei's SRC (Single Radio Controller) hardware platform solution for centralized cell resource coordination.

Peter Zhou, VP & COO for Huawei LTE, said: "Through customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we are dedicated to providing competitive solutions that create maximum value for our customers. Our CA total solution not only dramatically increases spectrum resource utilization and increase peak data rates, but does so while flexibly combine bandwidth to solve spectrum discontinuity."

In October 2012, Huawei partnered with a leading operator to launch the world's first commercial LTE-Advanced network that provides downlink peak rates of up to 300 Mbps. 

As of April 2013, Huawei had won more than 160 commercial LTE networks and deployed 78 commercial LTE networks worldwide.