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Cisco could unveil new core router soon

Watch out Alcatel-Lucent and Juniper, Cisco may be soon taking the covers off the long-awaited follow-up to its CRS-1 core router, the MSC 120. From a feeds and speeds perspective, the MSC 120 could

Alca-Lu frontrunner for Bharti €715m outsource tender

Alcatel-Lucent is the likely frontrunner for Bharti Airtel’s latest fibre cable network outsourcing contract, analysts have told telecomseurope.net.   Bharti

TDS Telecom advances its 10G network vision

As it continues to evolve from being just 'a local phone company' to a 'broadband company' for its largely rural customer base, TDS Telecommunications has put the finishing touches on the first phase

Ericsson: Carrier cutbacks hinder Q4 09 performance

Ericsson's Q4 09 earnings reflect the challenges all telecom equipment vendors faced as service providers continued to cut back on network spending throughout 2009, while ongoing cost cutting helped

Alcatel-Lucent unveils its core packet optical switch

Alcatel-Lucent is fanning the flames of the packet optical networking debate with its core 1870 Transport Tera Switch (TTS). The TTS, which is reportedly in trials with major service providers, is a

News In Brief: Vodafone Qatar, TeliaSonera

Vodafone Qatar and Alcatel-Lucent have deployed the first hybrid powered base station in Qatar, using an integration of solar and wind energy.

2010 will be better than 2009 for equipment vendors

The major network infrastructure vendors likely are going to see a boost in fourth quarter sales compared with the previous quarter, but many long-term challenges to profitability remain, and

Ericsson sees bright future in professional services

Magnus Mandersson may only have a day under his belt as the new head of Ericsson's Global Services unit, but he's confident that professional services will continue to be a growth engine for the

THE WRAP: Google's China play, India's shrinking 3G

This week Google called time on Chinese web censorship, while India considered trimming its 3G auction.

Alcatel-Lucent touts new optical vision

Looking to recapture the hearts of the optical community, Alcatel-Lucent is getting set to launch a new optical core technology next week in an online press conference. Other than saying the new