TeliaSonera International Carrier (TIC) is laying claim to being the first carrier with 100G networks spanning Europe and North America, following an upgrade to its pan-European network, which stretches from Madrid to Moscow. The upgrade involves NSN's hiT 7300 DWDM platform, which will soon become a key product in the portfolio of optical newcomer Coriant. TIC is now looking at the possibility of upgrading its transatlantic connection to 100G. (See Coriant Counts on NSN's Optical Strengths,
TeliaSoneraIC Expands 100G With NSN
and Coriant's OFC Outing.)
Debt-laden KPN is to sell its infrastructure unit, IS&P, to a Dutch engineering company, reports Reuters. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
The costs of its Free Mobile rollout shaved almost 26 percent off the full-year profits of French operator Iliad, down from €251.8 million (US$325.7 million) in 2011 to €186.5 million ($241.3 million) in 2012. Revenues, however, were up 48.6 percent at €3.1 billion ($4 billion). (See Iliad Disrupts the French Mobile Scene.)
Subex Ltd., the Bangalore-based purveyor of Service Provider Information Technology (SPIT), has found another customer for its ROC revenue assurance and fraud management offering in the shape of Libyan operator Almadar. (See Subex Lands Libya Deal.)
ARM Ltd., the British mobile chip design company, is replacing its CEO, reports Bloomberg. Warren East, who has been in charge for over a decade, is making way for Simon Segars, who is currently president of the company.