The French government and private equity funds offered to buy future licence revenue for a portion of Alcatel-Lucent's wireless patents, according to a Les Echos report, which did not name its source.
A November update to Facebook's iOS and Android apps increased overall signaling traffic and airtime consumption on mobile networks by 5-10 percent, found network vendor Alcatel-Lucent in a new study. The findings offer clear insight into the massive weight that Facebook commands in the mobile app market as well as the importance of app design and how that design can affect traffic levels on wireless networks.
Transtelco, a competitive wholesale and business service provider, on Wednesday put the final touches on its metro fiber network in Mexico City, enabling it to address growing wholesale and enterprise service opportunities in a high growth Latin American country.
Reliance Communications on Wednesday employed Alcatel-Lucent for a $1 billion network management project which it says will improve the performance and customer experience of its wireless and wireline networks.
Alcatel-Lucent's struggling submarine cable business has caught the attention of France's sovereign fund FSI, which may make a bid on the unit.
PON vendors are going to find a large market to sell their wares in China's utility market, according to Ovum.
Seaborn Networks, a service provider building the Seabras-1 submarine cable network that will connect the United States with Brazil, on Monday said its network partner Alcatel-Lucent mobilized vessels to conduct marine surveys.
Alcatel-Lucent's shares jumped on the news that Credit Suisse had upped its "underperform" rating to "neutral." This upgrade, according to Credit Suisse analyst Achal Sultania, is largely a reaction to Alcatel-Lucent securing access to €6 billion of debt financing, which should provide the company with enough cash to get through at least 2015.
As the holiday season winds down and consumers begin using yet another batch of video-enabled devices, the world's wireline networks will be pushed even closer to their finite edge, new research from Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs says.
Tunisia's largest provider of wireless communications services, Tunisiana, on Monday selected Alcatel-Lucent to build a fiber- and copper-based wireline broadband network that will support broadband data and video services.