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Huawei plans $600M investment in '5G,' rules out M&A

Huawei said it will invest at least $600 million (€444 million) in research for so-called "5G" technology over the next four years, as the Chinese vendor outlined a growth strategy based on R&D strength and a strong consumer business rather than on acquisitions.

Alcatel-Lucent to raise $2B to slash debt, save company

Alcatel-Lucent has hatched a plan to raise $1.3 billion from its shareholders and $750 million from a high-yield bond that company CEO Michel Combes says will reduce debt and save the company, reports Reuters.

Alcatel-Lucent seeks to raise $2.7B to fund turnaround efforts

Alcatel-Lucent said it is seeking to raise around $2.7 billion in fresh capital via a combination of new shares and debt, as the equipment vendor takes advantage of a rising stock price and optimism that it will be able to reverse its business situation.

Alcatel-Lucent's Q3 IP revenues jump 7 percent to $789.2M

Alcatel-Lucent's IP routing division continues to be the shining star in the company's portfolio, rising 7 percent year-over-year to $789.2 million.

Ciena, Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco top carriers' P-OTS platform list, says Infonetics

When it comes to packet optical transport systems, a new Infonetics report says that service providers favor four vendors: Ciena, Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and Huawei.

Alcatel-Lucent posts smaller Q3 loss as cost cuts take hold

Alcatel-Lucent reported a narrower loss for the third quarter amid rising revenue. The results indicate that the vendor's massive new cost-cutting plan is starting to take hold as it tries to nurse itself back to health as a smaller company.

Sprint Spark to combine LTE in 800 MHz, 1.9 GHz and 2.5 GHz, will offer 50-60 Mbps peak speeds

Sprint announced it will brand its forthcoming tri-mode LTE service as "Sprint Spark," and said it will bring the service to the top 100 U.S. markets during the next three years with speeds capable of reaching 50-60 Mbps and perhaps faster.

Telstra, Alcatel-Lucent demonstrate 100 Mbps over existing copper

Telstra, Australia's incumbent telco, said it was able to transmit up to 100 Mbps of bandwidth over existing copper networks leveraging Alcatel-Lucent's VDSL2 and vectoring technology.

Sprint testing Samsung, Alcatel-Lucent indoor small cells

Sprint has received LTE-enabled small cells from its infrastructure vendors Alcatel-Lucent and Samsung and is testing the devices for planned deployment.

Ericsson, Huawei and others delve into 5G via METIS 2020

Struggling to catch up with Asia and North America, which have set the pace for LTE deployments, Europe is focusing on the next generation of mobile communications, commonly called 5G.