Alcatel-Lucent has announced a new focus on core products and a smaller senior management team as part of its cost-cutting Performance Program, but there are few details about how these changes will impact the vendor's product portfolio. (See Alcatel-Lucent Unveils Revamp.)
In the wake of last week's ad-faking shenanigans, when footage supposedly shot on a new Lumia 920 was exposed as the work of a "proper" TV cameraman, Bloomberg reports that Nokia has directed an "ethics officer" to conduct a review into why the company published misleading marketing material. This is a long shot but ... could it be that Nokia's marketing aces just thought they would get away with it? (See Euronews: Nokia Fakes Lumia 920 Ad.)
The U.K. Department for Culture, Media and Sport is hoping to speed up the rollout of high-speed broadband by dispensing with the need for operators to gain planning permission from local councils when they want to site a street cabinet on public land. But they'd better not stick one here, or there'll be angry cricketers to contend with.
Nigerian police are to mount 24-hour surveillance operations on the country's telecom installations following last week's spate of attacks on mobile masts, reports the BBC.