News In Brief: Alcatel-Lucent, T-Mobile USA, Vodafone Australia, China Mobile

Alcatel-Lucent has been contracted by Kazakhtelecom to deploy the first GPON network in Kazakhstan capital Astana.
 
T-Mobile USA is aiming to boost its sales by $3 billion (€2.2 billion) by 2014, and is considering partnering up as a means to shore up its supply of 4G spectrum
 
Vodafone Australia faces a regulatory probe over its network performance, after a disgruntled user handed over a report containing 12,000 complaints from fellow customers.
 
China's mobile subscriber base reached just shy of 842 million in December, with China Mobile hitting 584 million, Unicom 167.4 million and Telecom 90.5 million, Reuters reports.

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