LAS VEGAS--Michael Peeters, wireless CTO at Alcatel-Lucent, is getting frustrated with the industry's approach to 5G, which he contends is getting everything but the kitchen sink dumped into it.
Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs arm is driving more activity around cloud and software-defined networking (SDN) by opening a new "antenna" office located in Silicon Valley.
Android smartphones are more vulnerable to mobile malware attacks than handsets running other operating systems, Alcatel-Lucent said as it revealed a sharp rise in security threats to mobile devices
The WDM market is enjoying a continual growth wave, rising 10 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2014 to $2.6 billion as more service providers deploy 100G in long-haul network applications.
Telefonica is employing Alcatel-Lucent to help it build its 100G optical network serving the north-west, eastern and southern regions in Spain.
The importance of Wi-Fi to cable operators, mobile carriers and telcos is evidenced by the list of 14 companies joining the Wireless Broadband Alliance, whose mission includes enabling Wi-Fi interoperability and roaming. The group said the new members "have joined its efforts to unite the ecosystem and progress the development of carrier Wi-Fi throughout the world."
Cisco might still be the dominant router vendor in terms of units sold, but its influence appears to be slipping.
Alcatel-Lucent and Ghanaian operator Surfline Communications launched the country's first commercial 4G LTE network on Tuesday.
AT&T Mobility's Voice over LTE-powered HD Voice solution provides much better call quality than traditional circuit-switched fallback voice or voice service from an over-the-top application, according to a new research report.
Alcatel-Lucent appeared to address investors' concerns that its U.S. operation is too heavily reliant on large operators, with a deal to deploy an LTE overlay network for second-tier operator Pioneer Cellular.