News In Brief: Dell'Oro, Twitter, Nortel, SeaChange
Global mobile infrastructure sales have shrunk by 12% year on year during Q2 due to declines in the GSM 2G market and despite strong growth in the 3G markets, according to Dell'Oro. Nearly 10% fewer GSM base stations were shipped in the quarter and GSM's share of the total market fell below 50%.
Feedburner CEO and co-founder Dick Costolo is heading to Twitter as the new COO.
Nortel has completed successful trials for 40 G optical technology, conducted over Reliance Globalcom’s Atlantic cable FA1. The trial was conducted over a 6000km submarine segment between the USA and the UK. The equipment provides over two times the bandwidth capacity without replacing or upgrading the submarine cable or undersea repeaters.
SeaChange International has acquired Dutch VoD software company eventIS for €25.6 million. EventIS customers include BBC, BT, Singapore's StarHub, Liberty Global's UPC, Germany's RTL and T-Online.