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Bell Labs president: Millimeter wave is better than you think but it's not easy

Millimeter wave technology, which has taken center stage in a recent Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) at the FCC, is "better than you think it's going to be," but it's not easy, according to the president of Bell Labs, which has played an active role in the research of mmWave technology.

Analysts: Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent are well-positioned going into deal's completion, but cuts and challenges loom

As Nokia speeds toward completing its $17.1 billion acquisition of rival Alcatel-Lucent in the first quarter of 2016, industry analysts say that the two vendors are in strong financial shape after delivering their third-quarter results and are well-positioned to take on Ericsson and Huawei. However, Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent will likely need to make significant cuts to their combined mobile assets, which will result in job cuts, and rivals will be looking to press their advantages as the companies come together next year.

Alcatel-Lucent's Q3 core revenues rise 11%, but submarine unit dragged down by delays

Alcatel-Lucent reported that strong sales across its three IP networking segments helped boost its Core Networking revenues 11 percent to $1.8 billion, but softness in its Submarine Networks division drove it to forecast flat revenues for the year 2015.

Nokia sees North America sales slump in Q3, but promises faster cost-savings from Alcatel-Lucent deal

Nokia saw sales in the third quarter slump, driven by a sharp slide in revenue from its core networks business and in North America in particular. However, the vendor also offered good news to its investors with plans to return $4.4 billion (€4 billion) to shareholders. Nokia also noted that its $17.1 billion deal to buy rival Alcatel-Lucent remains on track and that it now expects to achieve $986 million in cost savings in 2018, a full year earlier than it previously expected.

Nuage Networks launches certification initiative, expands SDN partner program

Nuage Networks, Alcatel-Lucent's SDN solutions venture, is expanding its Partner program with the introduction of its self-service certification initiative.

Nokia shareholders are final hurdle to Alcatel-Lucent merger

Nokia faces one final barrier to its planned merger with Alcatel-Lucent: its own shareholders.

BT, Alcatel-Lucent demo 5 Gbps on existing copper pairs using XG.fast

BT and Alcatel-Lucent have completed a demonstration of XG.fast technology during which the service provider was able to deliver more than 5 Gbps over its existing copper pairs.

Nokia wins Chinese antitrust approval for Alcatel-Lucent deal

Nokia received antitrust approval from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce for its proposed $17.6 billion (€15.6 billion) purchase of Alcatel-Lucent, clearing one of the last major hurdles to the deal. The two vendors agreed to several conditions to win approval from Chinese regulators.

EPB shakes up FTTH market with 10G residential service

EPB has introduced a 10G FTTH service for residential customers in Chattanooga, Tenn., upping the competitive ante in the FTTH gigabit services trend.

Nokia's Suri: Wireless integration will require 'heavy lifting' in Alcatel-Lucent deal

Nokia's CEO Rajeev Suri said that its deal to acquire Alcatel-Lucent is progressing well, and that the most difficult integration will be the companies' individual wireless businesses. Suri, in an interview with  The Times of India, also said that the combined company will offer a more comprehensive set of services than rival Ericsson.