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Tony Lacavera’s Canadian investment firm Globalive Capital Inc has offered to buy Shaw Communications Inc’s wireless telecoms unit Freedom Mobile for C$3.75 billion ($2.94 billion) in cash, Reuters has confirmed to Telecom Review.

Read more: Canada's Tony Lacavera offers $2.9 Billion to buy Freedom Mobile

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk announced that the company’s Starlink satellite internet service had expanded coverage to Ukraine, potentially providing the government with an alternative secure communications uplink as Ukraine’s military continues to resist invading Russian forces.

Read more: Elon Musk Steps Up for Ukraine Connectivity

“To succeed as spectrum partners, the FCC and NTIA must hear from and listen to each other in both formal and informal ways,” said FCC chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel. “A common understanding of spectrum engineering and market conditions is essential for the success of our efforts at the FCC and NTIA to manage the country’s spectrum resources,” said assistant secretary of commerce Alan Davidson.

Read more: FCC, NTIA Revamp Technical Collaboration for Spectrum Policy

APTelecom has established a new digital infrastructure-focused investment arm, called APT Procure. This entity is the genesis of APTelecom, which has been operating in US & Asia for over 15 years. Among the company’s core offerings are due diligence, fiber sales, data center and strategic consulting services.

Read more: APTProcure: Digital Infrastructure Investments for the Future

In recent months, APTelecom has played a strategic role in supporting various projects directly or indirectly in collaboration with organisations such as KPMG among others. Projects have included due diligence support in acquiring telco assets, proposed new multi-country international cables and government-based initiatives focused on digitization.

Read more: APTelecom Continues its Pivot Toward Digital Infrastructure Consulting

“America’s future depends on universal connectivity to essential, reliable, robust infrastructures and with the rapid expansion of the global digital economy, broadband infrastructure is now more critical than ever,” said Gary Bolton, President and CEO at the Fiber Broadband Association. “The industry now has the resources, resolve and direction to achieve this goal. The Fiber Broadband Association and NTCA have teamed together to help ensure the states and broadband providers have the tools they need to best leverage this opportunity so that everyone, everywhere can access a brighter, more equitable future.”

Read more: The Broadband Infrastructure Playbook for State and Local Deployments

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