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Nokia to Beef Up Indian Presence with AlcaLu Deal
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4/17/2015  |  1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent's wireline strength could help Nokia to address the coveted enterprise space in India.
Eurobites: Nokia Defends French Jobs Pledge
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4/17/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARM buys Bluetooth duo; French senate gets onto Google; O2 offers early-access TV.
ZTE Claims 5G Research Breakthrough
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Chinese vendor claims its pre-5G technologies have delivered a threefold increase in overload radio capacity.
Eurobites: Nokia Promises R&D Jobs for France
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google defends Android; GSMA calls for flexibility on use of UHF spectrum; Ericsson connects solar-powered car.
You Can't Spell 5G Without LTE
Que Sera Sarah  | 
4/16/2015  |  1 comment
5G won't be a wholesale network changeover, which is a good thing, because 4G does a pretty good job already.
AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface
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4/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
Will Nokia Appreciate AlcaLu's Nuage?
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4/16/2015  |  1 comment
Nuage is a big deal in SDN, with a strong product and significant customers. Will Nokia value the business?
Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent to Combine
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
All-share transaction values Alcatel-Lucent at €15.6 billion (US$16.6 billion), producing a company with a combined €26 billion ($27.7 billion) annual revenues.
AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor
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4/15/2015  |  4 comments
Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.
Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent: What's Going On?
Shades of Ray  | 
4/15/2015  |  7 comments
There's a lot to take in regarding the planned combination of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent – here's a quick guide to our coverage.
Nokia to Claim #2 Carrier Vendor Ranking
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4/15/2015  |  4 comments
Nokia elevates itself beyond Huawei to become the second-largest carrier equipment vendor when combined with Alcatel-Lucent.
Nokia Makes €15.6B Bid for Alcatel-Lucent
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4/15/2015  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor to acquire French rival in all-share transaction and create a communications networking giant with annual revenues of $27.7 billion.
A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...
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4/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
How Do Nokia & Alcatel-Lucent Stack Up?
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4/14/2015  |  2 comments
Light Reading takes a closer look at the strengths and recent financial performance of the two vendors as they negotiate a possible merger.
Nokia + AlcaLu: What the Analysts Say
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4/14/2015  |  5 comments
What do industry analysts think of the news that Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent are in merger talks?
Nokia/AlcaLu: The Key Friction Points
Shades of Ray  | 
4/14/2015  |  4 comments
The potential merger of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent will throw a spotlight on some key decisions that need to be made, particularly related to the wireless portfolio, IP relationships and management of the combined company.
Finnish Line for AlcaLu?
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4/14/2015  |  Post a comment
Hold on to your hats:
Comms merger mania could
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Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent in Merger Talks
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4/14/2015  |  7 comments
Network infrastructure vendors confirm they are in talks about a deal to create a $27 billion giant.
5G: Generation Gap
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4/10/2015  |  9 comments
The standards rivalry that drove the development of 3G and 4G technologies is missing from the 5G picture.
Bell Labs' Weldon on Infinite Bandwidth
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4/9/2015  |  3 comments
By framing the problem correctly, research lab is focused on making bandwidth seem infinite even it if can't be.
Eurobites: Vivendi Bids for Orange's Dailymotion
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4/7/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu/Accenture tie-up bags Telefónica contract; Free Mobile OK on 3G; enter the DragonWave at STC.
Huawei Profits Soar on 4G, Smartphone Sales
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3/31/2015  |  6 comments
Domestic sales of TDD LTE equipment and the performance of its smartphone business fueled earnings growth at Huawei in 2014.
Eurobites: BT, Virgin Form Unlikely Alliance
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3/31/2015  |  6 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Alcatel-Lucent prepares for submarine unit IPO; EchoStar takes a stake in Kudelski's set-top box arm; Ericsson extends services contract with Telenor Denmark.
ALU, Verizon Tune In to Wavelength Routing
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3/30/2015  |  1 comment
Alcatel-Lucent adds Wave Router Engine software to existing 100G hardware to achieve new level of wavelength routing and management.
ALU Enables Flexible Wavelength Routing for Verizon
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3/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Vendor introduces flexible wavelength routing for long-haul optical networks using its 1830 PSS platform; deploys capability for Verizon.
AlcaLu Lands 'Top 3' 4G Deal at China Telecom
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3/30/2015  |  1 comment
Vendor will provide FDD LTE technology to China's third largest mobile operator in some of the country's biggest cities.
Alcatel-Lucent Lands 4G Deal at China Telecom
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3/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent is to supply FDD LTE radio access network equipment for China Telecom's rollout in 40 cities across 12 provinces.
Bell Labs Launches Consulting Division
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3/26/2015  |  Post a comment
New specialized team collaborates with services providers and enterprises to understand and shape the future network.
Chuan Wei Deploys AlcaLu's 100G System in Cambodia
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3/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent and Chuan Wei boost connectivity with Cambodia’s first ultra-broadband 100G fiber-optic data network.
Eurobites: BT Jumps Into Mobile With MVNO
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3/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Zain deploys small cells; Ethiopian operator uses AlcaLu's CEM; UK telcos push for cheaper mast rental.
Ericsson: Marketing Must Adapt to SDN World
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3/18/2015  |  1 comment
Service providers have yet to think about the impact SDN and NFV will have on marketing and troubleshooting.
Alcatel-Lucent Adds Depth to Its Metro Lineup
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3/12/2015  |  3 comments
Vendor inserts metro edge box in platform family covering metro needs from core to access.
Bell Labs Prez: 40Gbit/s Copper on Horizon
Morris Lore  | 
3/12/2015  |  2 comments
Marcus Weldon says 10Gbit/s XG-FAST technology is not the end game for copper.
Eurobites: Ofcom Assesses State of the Digital Nation
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3/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu partners with startup hub; Ericsson goes to the Opera; euro-cablers buoyant; Nokia mapping on iOS.
CenturyLink Lands on Cyan's Blue Planet
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3/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Third-largest US carrier chooses Cyan's Blue Planet NFV Orchestrator for key role in delivering services over its converged network and cloud.
Ericsson to Cut 2,200 Swedish Jobs
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3/11/2015  |  Post a comment
The Swedish equipment maker is laying off about 13% of its Swedish workforce as part of cost-cutting efforts.
5G Use Cases, Pre-Standards Groups Proliferate
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3/3/2015  |  2 comments
Everyone wants to have a say in how 5G will develop, with many different groups outlining their visions of 5G and vowing to play nice with the other groups.
Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei Pitch 5G Radio Technologies
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3/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent and Huawei are squaring up to each other – in a polite way – with rival 5G radio access technologies.
T-Mobile Plans LTE-U With ALU, Qualcomm
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Qualcomm and Alcatel-Lucent join forces with T-Mobile to accelerate licensed assisted access adoption.
Deutsche Telekom Turns On Pan-European IP
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
Germany's incumbent carrier has burnished its reputation as an IP leader with the simultaneous launch of cloud-based services in three European countries.
Nokia Sees Off Non-Chinese Rivals for China Telecom 4G Work
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3/2/2015  |  Post a comment
The Finnish vendor claims to have secured a bigger LTE FDD contract with China Telecom than any other non-Chinese player.
DT Expands Its Vectoring Commitments
Morris Lore  | 
2/24/2015  |  1 comment
Announcing new coverage targets for its vectored broadband service, German incumbent Deutsche Telekom is looking to 'super-vectoring' to fend off its cable rivals.
TM Forum Catalysts Target NFV Management
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2/24/2015  |  4 comments
More than half of 21 operator-sponsored demos focus on bringing NFV to market faster by solving management and orchestration issues.
Alcatel-Lucent Integrates Siklu for Millimeter Wave Backhaul
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2/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Adding millimeter wave radios bolsters Alcatel-Lucent high-capacity backhaul offering.
Eurobites: Apple Invests €1.7B in European Data Centers
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2/23/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson in IoT alliance; Vodafone gets Deutsche Bank gig; termination rates slashed in Saudi Arabia; AlcaLu integrates Siklu.
Network Services Key to SDN Strategies, Says AlcaLu's Alwan
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2/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Basil Alwan, president of IP routing and transport at Alcatel-Lucent, says speedy configuration is a massive opportunity as services become decoupled from the infrastructure.
Deutsche Telekom Says Europe Risks Being 5G Flop
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2/19/2015  |  2 comments
Claudia Nemat, Deutsche Telekom's European boss, has issued a stark warning to Europe's technology players.
Eurobites: Nokia Touts IoT Security
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom gets cozy with Colt; Telecom Italia considers media unit buyout; Technicolor sets 2020 targets.
Alcatel-Lucent Revamps Its 4G RAN Portfolio
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2/19/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent introduces LTE radio access network portfolio to help operators make the transition to next-generation technologies.
Alcatel-Lucent Pitches Its 400G IP Gear at DCI Market
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2/18/2015  |  2 comments
Vendor pitches its single-port 400G IP-over-DWDM capabilities at operators needing greater capacity between data centers and their metro and core networks.
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The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization

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Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.
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AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface

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Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
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AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.
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Huawei's Data Center Power Play

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Huawei has developed industry-leading energy efficiency capabilities for its indoor and outdoor data center solutions, explains Dr. Fang Liangzhou, vice president of Huawei's Network Energy product Line.
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Huawei’s Routers, Switches Get the Green Mark

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TUV Rheinland's Frank Dudley explains how Huawei's routers and switches have been successfully tested by energy efficiency experts and have gained Green Mark Certification.
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A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...

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Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
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Accounting for Better Solutions

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Murad Yousuf, CTO at Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Finance (Dept. of Zakat & Income Tax), talks about the benefits of deploying router technology from Huawei.
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What's in Store for Huawei & DataCore?

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At the CeBIT trade show in Hannover, Germany, George Teixeira, CEO of software-defined storage (SDS) specialist DataCore Software, explains why he has just signed a partnership agreement with Huawei Technologies.
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Du Puts Its Faith in Huawei's Routers

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Adnan Masood, director of Enterprise MS Solutions Marketing at du, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) operator also known as Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, explains why his company chose to use Huawei's multifunctional AR routers as part of its managed enterprise services.
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Huawei Gets Active in the Data Center

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With enterprise users looking to maximize the use of their data center assets, Huawei’s Chief Architect & Technical Director of IT Data Center Solutions, Bruce Su, explains how the company's six-layer active-active data center solution is eradicating the need to deploy passive, redundant data center assets.
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Blue Consult & Huawei for a Better Solution

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Martin Rott, CEO, and Marc Metzler, head of sales virtualization, from Germany's Blue Consult discuss their collaboration with Huawei and TrendMicro to develop a secure, scalable IT platform that can meet the needs of the most demanding enterprise users.
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Beach Petroleum on eLTE & Mining

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Network systems integrator Jeremy Hamlyn explains how Huawei's secure packet-based trunking communications system, eLTE, can help remote communities and companies in the mining, oil and gas sectors, deploy efficient communications networks that are perfect for video and data as well as voice.
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