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Verizon Wireless taps AlcaLu for backhaul equipment

Verizon Wireless, which aims to roll out 25 to 30 LTE markets this year, announced it will deploy Alcatel-Lucent equipment in its backhaul network to move traffic between cell sites and its core

AlcaLu denies supplying monitoring gear to Myanmar

Alcatel-Lucent has denied supplying internet or voice monitoring equipment to Myanmar.  

Another Telecom NZ failure, another exec walks

Telecom New Zealand mobile services have once more failed, prompting the exit of yet another senior executive.  

CTIA 2010: Verizon gets its LTE backhaul house in order

Just as it gets ready to launch 4G LTE wireless service in an estimated 25 to 30 commercial markets later this year, Verizon Wireless is putting the pieces of its wireless backhaul network in place.

Iliad boosts 2009 profit 75%

French fixed-line provider Iliad raised its net profit 75% to €76 million in 2009, and confirmed it would roll out its own mobile network in the country, rather than operate as an MVNO.

Battle-lines drawn in converged IPTV battle

Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia Siemens yesterday both announced platforms designed to allow the distribution of IPTV across multiple devices, including mobile phones.  

IPTV still a world of uncertainty, opportunity

The 2010 IPTV World Forum began in London earlier today with Informa Telecoms & Media analyst Simon Murray talking at the six-year-old conference about a technology and market movement that is at

TNZ reveals details of 3G network failures

Telecom New Zealand has finally revealed the network faults that have plagued its Alcatel Lucent-supplied XT Mobile 3G network since December.

News In Brief: EC, Alca-Lu, ZTE, Novell, Apple, Skype

The European Commission has adopted new rules covering mobile use on ships in Europe’s territorial waters.

Jarich: Cisco, Alca-Lu and the hyperbole of the packet core

Last week, Cisco announced the CRS-3, a core router promising three times the switching capacity of its flagship CRS-1--topping out at 322 Tbps in a fully-loaded cluster. Pre-billing the announcement