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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.

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.

Nokia, Ooredoo sign new 5-year deal spanning 2G, 3G and 4G

Nokia and Ooredoo Group signed what the infrastructure vendor called a "major framework agreement" covering long-term network development in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia.

Wireless in the third quarter of 2015

How did the wireless industry perform in the third quarter of 2015? In this earnings summary, we list results from the wireless industry's carriers, handset makers, equipment suppliers and others.

Nokia taps Guillen to head up wireline network division after Alcatel-Lucent deal closes

Nokia has tasked Federico Guillén to head up its Fixed Networks division, a move that illustrates that the company is coming closer to completing its acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent.

Nokia executives will dominate following Alcatel-Lucent merger

Nokia unveiled a new leadership team and organisational structure for the company that will result from its planned merger with Alcatel-Lucent that is expected to be completed in the first half of 2016. Of the 13-person leadership team, 10 members will come from Nokia.

Nokia CEO gains French government approval for Alcatel-Lucent deal with R&D commitment

Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri committed to utilising Alcatel-Lucent's French R&D facilities to develop technologies including 5G and small cells as part of a deal to secure the backing of France's government for the companies' planned merger.

New LTE standard for Internet of Things gets push from 3GPP

The 3GPP took a big step forward last week in defining a new LTE standard designed for the low-power and low-bandwidth nature of the Internet of Things.

Nokia, Ericsson, Intel back NB-LTE, yet another wireless technology for IoT

Nokia, Ericsson and Intel are teaming up to deliver what they think will be the best cellular protocol for machine-machine communications in the Internet of Things. The three companies are going to collaborate on Narrowband-LTE (NB-LTE), which they argue is the best path forward for using LTE to power IoT devices.

Update: Nokia working with Google in 3.5 GHz spectrum

LAS VEGAS--Nokia is working with Google in the 3.5 GHz spectrum band and may be considering deploying LTE-U in that band. According to Ricky Corker, president of North America and EVP of Nokia Networks, the company is seeing interest in deploying LTE-U in the 3.5 GHz band from non-traditional players like Google.  However, Google denies it is working with Nokia specifically on LTE-U.