Stephen Carter, CMO of Alcatel-Lucent and president of the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, will leave the troubled vendor at the end of this month.
VDSL2 networks took another step forward as ADTRAN, Alcatel-Lucent and 13 other vendors met at the UNH InterOperability Laboratory in Durham, N.H. to conduct interoperability testing of the ITU-T G.vector standard.
Regional operator nTelos Wireless, which operates a CDMA network in the mid-Atlantic and southeast region of the United States, said it will use gear from Alcatel-Lucent to launch LTE service later this year in "select markets" in Virginia and West Virginia.
AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA parent Deutsche Telekom were among the top five mobile operators worldwide in terms of patent filings, according to a report from industry analyst Chetan Sharma.
GPON equipment sales for Fiber to the Home networks were an anomaly in Q4 2012, one that was arguably a weak quarter for last mile wireline access gear.
Pieter Poll, SVP of national and international network planning, engineering and construction for CenturyLink, is leading a major change for the telco as it expands its 100G optical capabilities. Senior Editor Sean Buckley spoke with Poll about the telco's 100G journey.
It's no secret that mobile video is one of the most popular uses for mobile broadband networks. Yet there is one huge drawback to customers' insatiable desire to view video on their mobile devices: Most of the content is provided by over-the-top players and delivered via unicast channels, which sucks up precious bandwidth on mobile networks and does not allow operators to monetize the service beyond charging for the amount of data consumed. Enter LTE Broadcast, billed as the answer to at least some of mobile operators' video delivery challenges.
CenturyLink has named Ciena as one of its latest 100G suppliers with plans to leverage the vendor's 6500 Packet-Optical Network Platform.
ActiveVideo said Thursday that it recruited Cisco and Alcatel-Lucent veteran Murali Nemani, naming him senior VP and chief marketing officer.
Ericsson sits atop the LTE infrastructure marketplace, but TD-LTE rollouts this year will benefit rivals Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei and ZTE, according to a fresh report.